College Football

The Las Vegas Bowl will be Washington Coach Chris Petersen’s final college bowl game as he announced his resignation three weeks ago. (Image: Getty)

Saturday is Seventh Heaven for College Football Bowl Game Fans

Seven college football bowl games are on the schedule for Saturday, with the Celebration Bowl (Atlanta), New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque), Cure Bowl (Orlando), Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.), Boca Raton Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl, and New Orleans Bowl all kicking off. The Las Vegas Bowl, which is the second-to-last college football […]

The slate of college bowl games creates plenty of parlay options for bettors looking to win big in the NCAA postseason. (Image: William Hill US)

Complete College Bowl Game Schedule (with Odds) = Parlay Card Frenzy

Bowl season is upon us — 40 extra college football games in December and January make for festive holiday betting opportunities, particularly for parlay card players. The first bowl games kick off on Friday, in Frisco, Texas, and Nassau, Bahamas. Then on Saturday are seven more. While successful sports bettors […]

Despite being cited for marijuana possession last Saturday, Utah State quarterback Jordan Love will compete in the Frisco Bowl on Friday against Kent State. (Image: AP)

Utah State’s Jordan Love Cleared for Frisco Bowl After Marijuana Charge

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love said he wanted to end his college career “with a bang” at Friday’s Frisco Bowl in Frisco, Texas. Instead, it almost ended with a bong when he was cited for misdemeanor drug possession on Saturday. Love, starting running back Gerold Maurice Bright, and reserve wide […]

UNC-Charlotte football coach Will Healy has led the 49ers to the Bahamas Bowl, the team’s first bowl game in program history. (Image: AP)

UNC-Charlotte 49ers Thrilled by Bahamas Bowl Invite

Friday’s Bahamas Bowl is the fulfillment of a promise University North Carolina-Charlotte coach Will Healy made when he took over the program this year. Healy pledged to turn his squad around, but not many thought that included getting the university to its first bowl game in school history. The 49ers […]

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was triumphant against Alabama, and that performance may have earned him the Heisman Trophy. (Image: Getty)

Heisman Trophy Looks Like a Lock for LSU’s Joe Burrow

The Heisman Trophy ceremony is Saturday in New York City, and the outcome looks to be a foregone conclusion. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is all but sure to walk away with the prestigious title, and the only intrigue around the ceremony seems to be whether the senior will garner the […]

Appalachian State running back Darrynton Evans had three rushing touchdowns to lead the Mountaineers to the Sun Belt Conference Championship. (Image: AP)

College Betting Recap: Big Action on Smaller Conference Championships

There were only nine college football games on Saturday, but there was plenty of betting on the conference championships. While there were large wagers on the Big 10 and SEC conference matchups, the smaller conference championship games also saw significant action. Caesars Palace Director of Trading, Jeff Davis, told Covers.com […]

Charlie Brewer of Baylor lost the first game against Oklahoma, but is hoping for a different outcome in the Big 12 Championship. (Image: AP)

Baylor Seeks Revenge Against Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship

Three seasons ago, Baylor had just one win. This season, the team is playing in the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. If the 11-1 Bears upset the Sooners, they have an outside chance to get into the College Football Playoff. Saturday’s game is […]

Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier has been rumored to be a candidate for several college football openings, and might be a distraction to his team in the Sun Belt Championship game against Appalachian State. (Image: Getty)

One Bet, $100: Sun Belt Championship History Favors Appalachian State

There are some marquee conference championships this weekend, including the SEC, Big 12, and Pac-12, but I’m bypassing those, and looking at the Sun Belt Championship game. With my One Bet, $100 I like Appalachian State, and giving away 6.5 points to Louisiana-Lafayette. The Sun Belt Championship will be played […]

LSU coach Ed Orgeron has led the Tigers to the SEC Championship game against Georgia on Saturday. (Image: AP)

SEC Championship Could be College Football Playoff Warmup for LSU

The SEC Championship game is a must-win for Georgia if they want to stay in the top four of the College Football Playoff Rankings. But LSU coach Ed Orgeron talks like it’s his team that needs the victory. The 12-0 Tigers are 7-point favorites for Saturday’s game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium […]

Clemson is an overwhelming favorite to beat Virginia and claim its fifth consecutive ACC Championship on Saturday. (Image: Sean Rayford/Traverse City Record-Eagle)

Undefeated Clemson Favored by 4 TDs in ACC Championship

No. 3 Clemson (12-0) is widely expected to dominate Saturday’s ACC Championship Game in Charlotte against No. 23 Virginia (9-3), but the Tigers will face the pressure of knowing that a loss could eliminate them from the College Football Playoff. FanDuel Sportsbook has Clemson as an astounding 28.5-point favorite over […]

Oregon will need a near perfect game from quarterback Justin Herbert if they are going to upset Utah in the Pac-12 Championship game on Friday. (Image: GoDucks.com)

Oregon Hopes to Play Spoiler to Utah in Pac-12 Championship Game

Oregon coaches and players are trying not to be star struck for Friday’s Pac-12 Championship game, but it’s hard with the players Utah puts on the field. The Ducks will have their hands full with the offense and defense, and it is difficult for them to discern what Utes players […]

If Utah can win their conference championship game against Oregon, they will have a good chance of making the College Football Playoff. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Conference Championships Could Cement College Football Playoff Teams

Though the College Football Playoff Rankings don’t come out until Tuesday night, there are several conference championship games with CFP implications. The SEC, Pac-12, and Big 12 championships could determine which four teams are going into the CFP semifinals, starting on Dec. 28. One semifinal is the Peach Bowl from […]

Missouri’s Barry Odom was one of five college coaches fired on Black Sunday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Black Sunday for College Coaches: Five Fired

It was a particularly gory Black Sunday, as five college coaches were fired, with others still waiting for the axe to fall. The quintet that were let go included Missouri’s Barry Odom, Matt Luke at Ole Miss, Boston College’s Steve Addazio, South Florida’s Charlie Strong, and University of San Antonio’s […]

The Alabama-Auburn game pits the No. 5 Crimson Tide against the No. 15 Tigers on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

Alabama-Auburn Chance at Redemption, Milestone for Gus Malzahn

A victory in the Alabama-Auburn game will not only provide Tigers coach Gus Malzahn a chance at a milestone, but more importantly, maybe an opportunity to silence those clamoring for his firing. Malzahn has been the Auburn coach since 2012, and has beaten Alabama twice in the annual Iron Bowl. […]

Quarterback Jalen Hurts will be a big factor in Saturday’s Oklahoma-Oklahoma State game. (Image: AP)

One Bet, $100: Expect Close Oklahoma-Oklahoma State Game

I despise rivalry games, and the Oklahoma-Oklahoma State game is no different. Handicapping these contests always makes me queasy, but I’m going to take the Cowboys at home — and the 13 points — with my One Bet, $100. Last week, I had Tennessee and six points against Missouri, and […]