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If You’re Iowa, You Don’t Want Playoff Expansion
Nick Lemkau - Jan 18, 2022

If You’re Iowa, You Don’t Want Playoff Expansion Kirk Ferentz recently signed a seven-year contract extension to remain the head coach in Iowa City through the 2029 season. If he were to fulfill that contract, Ferentz would have spent 40 seasons with the Iowa Hawkeyes, 31 as the head coach. Having been the face of […]

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Fireworks Expected in the Sugar Bowl
Travis Knobbe - Dec 31, 2021

Fireworks Expected in the Sugar Bowl Ole Miss and Baylor have not traded blows on the gridiron since 1975. In that regular-season affair, Baylor won a low-scoring game in Waco by a score of 20-10. The combined 30 points scored in that game cannot come close to matching the fireworks expected in the Sugar Bowl […]

Marcus Freeman Era Set to Commence at Fiesta Bowl

The Marcus Freeman era is set to begin for Notre Dame at the Fiesta Bowl. The Irish seek their first New Year’s Six bowl victory since January 1st, 1994. Saturday’s game marks the 27th anniversary of that victory in the Cotton Bowl. After that game, Notre Dame lost nine straight postseason appearances and they’re also […]

Valero Alamo Bowl Oklahoma vs Oregon
Valero Alamo Bowl Oklahoma vs Oregon
Steve Rhea - Dec 28, 2021

Valero Alamo Bowl Oklahoma vs Oregon Oklahoma has an all-time record of six and one against Oregon.  At the same time, it seems the Sooner faithful are more focused on the one loss than the six wins.  The Ducks defeated Oklahoma in the last meeting in Eugene 34-33 in 2006.  In light of two blatant […]

The First Responder Bowl features an electric dual-threat quarterback against the nation's #1 rushing attack. Who emerges on top?
First Responder Bowl: Air Force, Louisville Set to Battle
Aidan Thomas - Dec 27, 2021

The First Responder Bowl pits two teams who love to run the ball, setting up for an interesting battle. The Air Force Falcons enter at 9-3 having come up just short of an appearance in the Mountain West Conference Championship. Louisville meets the Falcons, sitting at 6-6 after winning just three of its final eight […]

2021 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl Preview

The 2021 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl will feature the Houston Cougars of the American Athletic Conference and the Auburn Tigers of the Southeastern Conference. Both of these programs are coming off losses, but Auburn is trying to not end the season on a five-game losing streak. For both teams, it will be their second appearance in […]

Malik Willis LendingTree Bowl
Malik Willis Ends With LendingTree Bowl Win
Ian O'Brien - Dec 19, 2021

2021 was a certain up and down season for the future first round pick Malik Willis and the Liberty Flames, but at the end of the day all that matters is getting the win the LendingTree Bowl.  Tonight, that is exactly what the Liberty Flames did in Hugh Freeze fashion, beating the Eastern Michigan Eagles […]

Evaluating Iowa’s 2022 Recruiting Class
Nick Lemkau - Dec 17, 2021

The 2022 Iowa Hawkeye recruiting class began the early signing period with the 40th-ranked class nationally, and 12th in the Big Ten. After landing five signing day targets with a total of 17 guys signing their letters of intent, the Hawkeyes jumped to the 26th overall class. The average rating is 0.8809 according to 247 […]

Notre Dame hadn't secured a four-star cornerback since the 2019 recruiting class, so landing Jaden Mickey is a huge get for the Irish.
Jaden Mickey Signs, Gives Irish Four Star Corner
Aidan Thomas - Dec 15, 2021

Jaden Mickey gave Notre Dame a much-needed high-level cornerback recruit, as he signed early with the Irish. The Irish hadn’t secured a four-star (or better) cornerback since 2019. Following the hiring of the young and defensive-minded Marcus Freeman, the Irish reeled in Mickey officially.  Hailing from Corona, California, Jaden Mickey is the 25th-ranked cornerback in […]