Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson gained a lot of momentum for the Heisman Trophy in the early and middle parts of the season, but unconvincing performances in losses to Houston and Kentucky have opened up the door for other contenders.
At No. 5 in the rankings, the Louisville Cardinals were right where they needed to be. That is, until Houston pulled off the upset in a dominating 36-10 win.
No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Michigan lost surprise games to unranked teams and No. 4 Washington couldn’t get it done against USC. Now the committee has the tough task of sorting through the mess of one-loss teams after Alabama.
With four national championships since 2009, the Alabama Crimson Tide are the gold standard in college football right now. The
Sure, it looks like Lamar Jackson has all but won the award, but don’t forget what happened last season. Almost everyone was ready to give the award to Leonard Fournette, but a 31-yard effort in a loss against Alabama began his downfall.
Exactly how good is Nick Saban’s squad, especially compared to other seasons?
As we approach week 7, we are officially halfway through the regular season slate of the 2016 college football season. This season has been filled with upsets and surprises through six weeks, and the latter half should be just as exciting.
Barring any major weather changes, the Miami Hurricanes will play host to the Florida State Seminoles this Saturday. As bizarre as the weather, Miami will enter this showdown with the ‘Noles as the favorite.
The SEC has the been the powerhouse and measuring stick for college football over the last decade, but is it as strong this year? The ACC has been a laughingstock at times, so exactly how far has it come?