College Football

Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald, seen here on the sidelines of a Big Ten football game in 2018, signed a ten-year contract extension with Northwestern. (Image: Joe Robbins/Getty)

Wildcat for Life? Northwestern Locks Up Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald Thru 2030

The Northwestern Wildcats rewarded head coach Pat Fitzgerald with a 10-year contract extension, meaning the most successful coach in Northwestern football history will remain with the team throughout the next decade. Northwestern has a record of 106-81 since Fitzgerald took over as head coach in 2006. Fitzgerald fielded numerous job […]

DeVonta Smith looks to run wild against Ohio State as he did two weeks ago against Notre Dame. (Image: NBC News)

DFS Strategy for the College Football National Championship Game

As the college football season comes to a close on Monday with the national championship game, the DFS sites will offer their last showdown contests. On DraftKings, we must select a captain (at 1.5x the salary but also while earning 1.5x points) and five other roster spots. While it’d be […]

Texas Bowl Becomes 18th COVID-19 Casualty, Peach Bowl Could be Next

Texas Bowl Becomes 18th COVID-19 Casualty, Peach Bowl Could be Next

The Mercari Texas Bowl was canceled Tuesday afternoon due to a spike in COVID-19 cases within the Texas Christian University football program, school officials said. The 5-4 TCU Horned Frogs were set to take on the 3-7 Arkansas Razorbacks on New Year’s Eve at NRG Stadium in Houston. TCU was […]

COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Volunteers Out of Liberty Bowl

COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Volunteers Out of Liberty Bowl

The Tennessee Volunteers became the latest college football program to shut it down due to a recent spike of COVID-19 infections. In doing so, Tennessee (3-7) becomes the first SEC team to bow out of bowl season. The Vols were one of five conference schools with losing records to earn […]

Big Ten Relaxes COVID-19 Protocols ahead of New Year’s Day Bowl Games

Big Ten Relaxes COVID-19 Protocols ahead of New Year’s Day Bowl Games

In yet another arbitrary rule change by the Big Ten, and further eschewing players’ long-term health and safety, officials rolled back the conference’s 21-day mandatory sit-out policy for players who’ve tested positive for COVID-19. Players are now only required to miss a minimum of 17 days after testing positive. This […]

Team Health Concerns and the Pandemic Prompt USC to Pass on Bowl Season

Team Health Concerns and the Pandemic Prompt USC to Pass on Bowl Season

USC announced Saturday evening it will join several of its Pac-12 counterparts in opting out of any opportunities this bowl season, citing continued COVID-19 concerns and player-personnel reasons. The No. 13 Trojans (5-1) lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 championship game on Friday night at home in the LA Memorial […]

Rose Bowl Relocates to Texas as LA County ICUs Hit Capacity

Rose Bowl Relocates to Texas as LA County ICUs Hit Capacity

It looks like the coaches and committee members who complain the loudest get their way, as the College Football Playoff semifinal scheduled for the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 is moving to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The announcement came Saturday night as the Tournament of Roses was denied a […]

Alabama has been covering spreads easily most of the year, and Saturday’s SEC Championship game against Florida should be no different. (Image: USA Today Sports)

One Bet, $100: Alabama Should Crush Florida, Win SEC Championship

Alabama is the No. 1 team in the country and will show how dominant they are this weekend against Florida in the SEC Championship game. The Crimson Tide is favored by 17 points, and that might not be enough. That’s why with this week’s One Bet, $100, I’m backing Alabama […]

Max Johnson shone in his first career start against Florida. He could provide great DFS value this week against Ole Miss. (Image: Sports Illustrated)

College Football DFS: Ole Miss-LSU Could be a Barnburner

It’s conference championship week, finally, but it won’t look anything like normal. In addition to being two weeks later than usual, we’ll see our share of makeup games from previously scheduled contests delayed due to the pandemic. DraftKings offers a 10-game slate for the day games, with several likely competitive […]

Clemson and Notre Dame is one of 10 college football conference championship games set for this weekend. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Conference Championship Games Create College Football Playoff Friction

Ten college football conference championship games are scheduled for this weekend, including the Power 5 conferences. The odds haven’t moved much since they opened Sunday night, but there are plenty of College Football Playoff implications with some of the games. Undefeated and No. 1-ranked Alabama will face No. 11 Florida […]