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Ten Games for Week 5

September 27th, 2007

Well, Week 5 is upon us, and the last weekend of September usually offers fans a mix of conference games and final jaunts outside of league play. Questions for this week include whether or not Louisvilles defense can turn thinga around, who's ready to compete with USC atop the Pac-10, and just how good is 4-0 Michigan State. Here are ten games to keep track of this weekend, along with an honorable mention choice for each league. And if you haven't read it by now, I urge you to read Chad Nielsen's story on Colt Brennan in ESPN The Magazine (http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3038443).

Week 4 Recap

September 24th, 2007

Well, another week is in the books, and some interesting things took place on Saturday. First off, June Jones held Colt Brennan out of Hawaii's game against Charleston Southern for precautionary reasons. The 66-10 win would have been a good opportunity for the Heisman candidate to pad his stats, but it's probably wise to make sure he's healthy for the balance of WAC play. Tyler Graunke (22-26 for 285 yards and 3 scores) performed well in his absence, and C.J Hawthorne had two touchdown receptions.

Quick Saturday update

September 22nd, 2007
Arkansas

First off, a little clarification from what was written in my last entry. Arkansas RB Darren McFadden missed much of the fourth quarter last week due to a concussion, not cramping as I stated here. I apologize for the confusion. Now, two injury reports for games today:

- UCLA QB Ben Olson is not expected to play today due to headaches he's experienced throughout the week. Patrick Cowan will get the start in the Rose Bowl against Washington.

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Top Ten games for Week 4

September 20th, 2007

After a week that saw the nation's top teams seemingly separate themselves from the pack in the national title hunt, more conference battles dot the schedule for Week 4. Key matchups that will set the tone for conference pecking order in the Pac-10, SEC and Big Ten will headline the weekend, with the best game taking place in Baton Rouge. Here are the top ten games for Week Four, followed by an honorable mention selection for each conference.

10. #4 Oklahoma @ Tulsa (Friday 8 PM EST, ESPN2)

Week 3 Recap

September 16th, 2007

So, week three of the college football season is now in the books, and we learned two important things about who's got the best shot to win it all. One, USC is indeed the real deal. Tough to tell when you've only played one game, and it was against Idaho. Going into Lincoln and winning the way that they did should quiet some of the talk that the Trojans shouldn't be ranked number one right now. Secondly, you can add Florida's name to that of USC, LSU and Oklahoma at the top of that "contenders" list. It's not a shock that the Gators won at home over Tennessee. But 59-20?

Top Ten Games for September 13th -15th

September 13th, 2007

Intersectional, conference battles highlight schedule
By Raphielle Johnson

Week 2 Recap

September 10th, 2007

Oh, how the mighty have fallen
By Raphielle Johnson

Top Ten Games this Weekend

September 6th, 2007

Top Ten Games for September 6-8
Intersectional battle in Baton Rouge leads list
By Raphielle Johnson

A stunner in Ann Arbor, and other happenings on the season's first Saturday

September 2nd, 2007
Appalachian St

Well, by now you know that two-time Championship Subdivision champ Appalachian State went into Michigan and left with a 34-32 win, closing it out with a blocked field goal with six seconds remaining. How does this happen?

My "bug", and other college football items

August 30th, 2007
LSU

There's been some talk on this site about "the bug"...the feeling that college basketball is just around the corner. Well, even though I love college hoops (if I didn't then why am I here?), I'd like to get this fact off of my chest:

College football, you are my crutch.

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