Time for the Week 9 picks…. with all selections against the spread, with home team in caps. (Exciting opening, I know…. But it’s Friday, it’s mid-afternoon, and your head hurts. Just enjoy the picks!)
The Alabama Crimson Tide (6-1), who rank No. 4 in the most recent AP Poll, will look for their third straight SEC win when they travel to Knoxville to face the Tennessee Volunteers (3-4). Alabama is coming one of their most impressive wins of the Nick Saban era. Alabama completely dismantled the Texas A&M Aggies, […]
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Time for the Week 8 picks….woah, is it really Week 8 already? You better believe it is. Here are all the picks, against the spread, with home team in caps. Enjoy…unless you’re a fan of one of the two Top 5 teams that’s losing this weekend.
The UConn Huskies men’s basketball team is on cloud nine after winning last year’s national championship. Head Coach Kevin Ollie proved swiftly and fiercely that he is amongst the game’s best on the sidelines as he led the 7th seeded Huskies all the way to Dallas to cut down the nets. This year, the Huskies […]
The Arizona Wildcats (5-0), who rank No. 10 in the most recent AP Poll, are coming off an emotional 31-24 road victory over the Oregon Ducks. By way of its rushing attack, Arizona controlled the game flow. Arizona’s talented backfield, which is led by Terris Jones-Grigsby and Nick Wilson, rushed for 207 yards and three […]
It was an absolutely insane weekend in college football, one which shook up the sport, the playoff picture and the futures of a number of huge conferences and programs. Let’s recap it all, in 10 Takeaways from the Weekend: The Playoff is the Best Thing That’s Ever Happened to College Football: I couldn’t stop thinking […]
Before we get to the picks, I wanted to quickly hit on Arizona-Oregon Thursday night. Because while the entire college football world wants to talk about the micro issues at play with the loss — Oregon and the Pac-12’s national title chances specifically — there are some bigger, broader macro issues which I think need […]
This Saturday, an intriguing Big 12 conference game takes place between two ranked unbeaten teams as the Oklahoma Sooners and TCU Horned Frogs do battle at the Amon G. Carter Stadium. The fourth ranked Oklahoma Sooners are coming off a bye week as they bring a 4-0 record to Carter Stadium, looking to duplicate what […]
It’s no secret that the last few weeks have been tough for the NFL. But while everyone continually gets caught in the negativity surrounding the league, it’s also important to remember that a lot of its players and coaches are not only doing good things, but changing lives as well.
It always happens: We say it’s going to be a “down week” then we get 12 hours of football insanity. That’s exactly what happened Saturday. Here are 10 thoughts from a wild Week 3. Georgia just isn’t that good: I thought Steve Spurrier summed up this game better than I ever could, during his postgame […]
Its confession time: I couldn’t have been more wrong about the Oregon Ducks. I’ll get to why in a second, but to Mark Helfrich, Marcus Mariota and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, if you’re reading (which I know you’re not), I apologize. And if you’ll allow me to pull my foot out of my mouth, I’d love to […]
When you ask college football fans who the greatest team in the history of the sport is, the answer almost universally is, ‘The 2001 Miami Hurricanes.’ (Editor’s disclaimer: I know I believe that. I am writing a long-form feature on the team for FoxSports.com which will run later this month) So what if I told […]
By now, you’ve probably heard quite a bit about Emmanuel Mudiay. You probably know that it was a little over a week ago, that the McDonald’s All-American and SMU signee decided to take his talents overseas, rather than bring them to a college campus near you. You also know that depending on who you ask, […]
Over the years, Aaron Torres Sports has been blessed to partner with a lot of cool companies, but through it all, there are few I’ve enjoyed working with more than my friends at Jack in the Box. For starters, the food is phenomenal (just ask my waistline), but more importantly, it’s about the people at […]