• Game of the Week

    by Published on 01-06-2011 05:45 PM
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    After a long season it has all come down to this - Oregon vs. Auburn for the BCS National Championship. Each team has faced adversity and struggles in their quest to head home with the title. Click Read More for the video preview and share your thoughts on this game in the comments below. ...
    by Published on 12-24-2010 05:00 PM
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    In our first Bowl Preview Game of the Week, the drama and storylines off the field may eclipse on-the-field news.

    Despite being border states, Iowa (7-5) and Missouri (10-2) have not met in football since 1910. The two programs had scheduled a four-year series from 2005 through 2008, but Missouri backed out of the first two years to schedule other opponents, leading Iowa to void the final two years on the deal. For the program administrators at that time, this led to some hard feelings. Click Read More for the full preview & video. ...
    by Published on 12-01-2010 11:30 PM
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    The SEC Championship is the focus for our latest Game of the Week as Auburn looks to secure its spot in the BCS National Championship Game while South Carolina looks to avenge a 35-27 regular season loss to the Tigers.

    South Carolina has started to reach the potential they thought existed when they hired Steve Spurrier as head coach in 2004. This season they won their first SEC East championship, defeated defending National Champion and #1 Alabama, and won in Gainesville for the first time.

    At times, Auburn has looked dominant but has also needed lots of poise as they have rallied from behind in eight games including overcoming a 13-point deficit in the first match-up against the Gamecocks. Off the field, they have also overcome the rumors and speculation surrounding the eligibility of QB Cam Newton.

    Will Auburn continue on their date with destiny and move one game away from being crowned Nation Champions? Or will South Carolina's breakthrough season continue with a victory and a spot in a BCS bowl?

    Click Read More for the video preview and to vote on your pick for the Game of the Week. ...
    by Published on 11-24-2010 04:52 PM
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    Last season, upset minded Auburn pushed Alabama to the brink before falling 26-21 to the eventual National Champions. This year, Alabama hopes to knock Auburn out of title contention by winning the Iron Bowl on Friday.

    The Crimson Tide have taken everyone's best shot, with six conference foes having a bye week before playing Alabama. A team that is young and inexperienced at spots still finds itself in the top 10 and with a 9-2 record. South Carolina ended their undefeated streak at 19 games in early October with a 35-21 win before the Tide fell at LSU 24-21 a month later to end any chance of repeating as National Champs.

    Auburn has used skill and luck as they have racked up a 11-0 record while overcoming rumors and speculation surrounding stand-out QB Cam Newton. By defeating Alabama and then South Carolina in the SEC Championship game, the Tigers will be playing for the National Championship. However, they have the toughest remaining road to Glendale among the four undefeated teams (Auburn, Boise State, Oregon, TCU).

    Click Read More for a video preview of Auburn vs. Alabama and then vote on who you think will win the game. ...
    by Published on 11-18-2010 12:01 AM
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    The latest Game of the Week focuses on an important Big 10 showdown in Iowa City between the Ohio State Buckeyes (9-1, 5-1) and the Iowa Hawkeyes (7-3, 4-2). Last year, Ohio State prevailed 27-24 in overtime to earn a trip to the Rose Bowl vs. Oregon and the game this season has huge implications once again.

    If the Buckeyes wish to extend their five-year reign as Big 10 Champions, they must prevail against an Iowa team smarting from a tough loss last week to Northwestern. With a victory, they can keep pace with Wisconsin & Michigan State, while a loss all but eliminates them.

    If Iowa can upset the Buckeyes, they maintain a slight outside shot at a co-championship but will need Wisconsin and Michigan State to each drop a game in the final two weeks of the season.

    Click Read More for a video preview of Ohio State vs. Iowa and then share your thoughts on this big game. ...
    by Published on 11-10-2010 10:33 PM
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    Our latest Game of the Week Preview focuses on two squads - Virginia Tech and North Carolina - who overcame slow starts and setbacks and emerged as power players in the ACC.

    After a heartbreaking loss to Boise State, the Hokies returned home and lost to FCS James Madison. Since that loss, VT has reeled off seven straight wins in looking like the national power they were predicted to be in the preseason. North Carolina went through off-the-field issues that cost them some talented players in an 0-2 start, but have since won six of their last seven games.

    Can the Heels prevail and stay in the divisional race? Or will the Hokies remain undefeated in the ACC? Click Read More for the video preview of Virginia Tech vs. North Carolina. ...
    by Published on 11-04-2010 02:35 PM
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    The latest Game of the Week takes us to Salt Lake City for an important Mountain West Conference showdown that will help clear up the National Championship picture. TCU enters this match-up on a 22-game regular season winning streak and hope to stay on pace with Boise State in an attempt to play in the BCS Championship Game. Utah will be looking for their third undefeated season in the last seven years.

    The Horned Frogs defense has been nothing short of spectacular in the last month, allowing just 16 points in their last five games - combined. However, Utah has impressive wins versus Pittsburgh and at Iowa State and Air Force. They will be the toughest foe TCU will face in the regular season.

    Keep an eye on each quarterback:
    - TCU QB Andy Dalton: The senior has been very efficient (17th nationally), but the passing attack ranks just 60th nationally. However the ground game has been superb, averaging 271 YPG, good for ninth in the country.
    - Utah QB Jordan Wynn: The sophomore ranks 11th nationally in pass efficiency and has helped lead their offense to rank in the top third in both rushing and passing yardage per game.

    Click Read More for the video preview of TCU vs. Utah. ...
    by Published on 10-29-2010 08:45 AM
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    This weekend, the Oregon Ducks (7-0, 4-0) - the top ranked team in the media and coaches polls - travels to Los Angeles to face the UCS Trojans (5-2, 2-2) in a Pac-10 showdown that looks to be their toughest challenge of the season to date.

    A year ago, Oregon routed USC in Eugene, winning 47-20 and torching the Trojans' D for 613 total yards. In an effort to try and slow down the high-powered attack of the Ducks, USC first-year defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin has had the team run live tackling drills this week for the first time since early in fall practices.

    The explosive Oregon offense is the best in the country, averaging 570 yards per game and 55 points per game. The Ducks have also been opportunistic as they rank first nationally with a +1.71 turnover margin. Heisman Trophy candidiate RB LaMichael James leads the nation with 162 yards per game on the ground.

    Can USC prove they are still among the nation's best despite NCAA sanctions? Or will Oregon steamroll to another victory? Check back later today to see the video preview for Oregon vs. USC. ...
    by Published on 10-20-2010 11:20 PM
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    The week's Game of the Week Preview takes us to LSU vs. Auburn for a showdown between two undefeated 7-0 squads in which the winner will stand alone atop the SEC West.

    What LSU lacks in offensive firepower, they make up for in luck. The Tigers have emerged victorious in close games against North Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Florida. While the offense has struggled (92nd nationally in total offense), the defense has been spectacular (3rd nationally in total defense). LSU is led by all-around talent, Patrick Peterson. The junior from Pompano Beach, FL has been a lockdown CB on the defensive side of the ball and a threat on special teams, ranking fourth nationally in punt returns and 18th in kick returns.

    Auburn has also put a strain on the heart of their fans with their share of close victories against Mississippi State, Clemson, South Carolina, and Kentucky. Dual-threat QB Cam Newton leads the Tigers averaging over 300 yards of total offense, including 123 YPG on the ground. The Auburn defense allows 367 yards per game and was torched for 566 total yards in their last outing, a 65-43 comeback win versus Arkansas.

    Will LSU's luck continue or will Auburn's offense prove to be too much? Click Read More to see the video preview of LSU vs. Auburn. ...
    by Published on 10-14-2010 06:35 AM
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    On paper, this Game of the Week does not appear to be special - a 5-0 Top 5 Nebraska team playing at home versus a talented, but under-performing 3-2 Texas squad. However, for fans of each team - particularly Nebraska - this game carries significant meaning.

    Since the inception of the Big 12, Texas has had Nebraska's number, going 8-1 versus the Big Red including two conference championships. The losses have typically been heartbreaking for the Huskers:



    The Huskers offense has kicked into high gear behind the legs of rFr Qb Taylor Martinez. The unheralded recruit from California ranks fourth nationally in rush yards per game and finds himself in early Heisman Trophy consideration. The Texas defense is stout, however their offense is one of the worst of the Mack Brown era, ranking just 71st nationally in total offense. The Longhorns have lost two in a row and are looking to avoid their first three-game losing streak since the 1999 season.

    In their final season as a member of the Big 12, will Nebraska take out 15 years of frustration on Texas or will the Longhorns break the collective hearts of Husker Nation one last time? Click Read More for the video preview of Texas vs. Nebraska and place your vote on whom you think will win the game. ...