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Week 13 College Football Schedule, Predictions, Previews, Scores, Lines

Week 13: College Football Schedule, Predictions, Previews, Scores, Lines

Predictions for ACC Week 13 Games: Friday, November 24 Miami vs. Boston College – 12:00 ABC Prediction: Miami -8.5, Over 48.5 Saturday, November 25 Kentucky vs. Louisville – 12:00 ABC Prediction: Louisville -7, Over 50.5 Pitt vs. Duke – 12:00 ACC Network Prediction: Duke -6, Over 42.5 Wake Forest vs. Syracuse – 2:00 CW Network Prediction: Syracuse -2.5, Over 44.5 Virginia Tech vs. Virginia – 3:30 ACC Network Prediction: Virginia Tech -2.5, Over 52.5 Florida State vs. Florida – 7:00 ESPN Prediction: Florida State -6.5, Over 51.5 Georgia vs. Georgia Tech – 7:30 ABC Prediction: Georgia -23, Over 60.5 North ...

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Pac-12's Top Teams Aiming to Break CFP Dry Spell

Pac-12’s Top Teams Aiming to Break CFP Dry Spell

Utah safety Sione Vaki, celebrating his touchdown with Landen King, is chasing a playoff spot in a competitive Pac-12 season. The Pac-12 faces a tough challenge as it enters its final season in the current format. Next year, 10 Pac-12 schools will disperse across three other Power Five conferences. However, before this transition, the conference is striving to end a six-year College Football Playoff drought. To achieve this, the Pac-12 must confront its own competitive depth. Thanks to strong out-of-conference performances, the Pac-12 boasts four teams with either zero or one loss, matching only the SEC in this regard. The ...

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Chiefs' Bolton Has Surgery for Fractured Wrist

Chiefs’ Bolton Has Surgery for Fractured Wrist

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Nick Bolton underwent wrist surgery in Los Angeles this week, leaving his playing status uncertain. Head coach Andy Reid revealed that it remains unclear whether Bolton will end up on injured reserve or how long his absence will be. Fortunately, the surgery did not require the insertion of any metal support, which could expedite Bolton’s return to the field. The young linebacker had already missed three games this season due to an ankle injury. Reid expressed optimism about Bolton’s recovery, saying, “That was a positive going forward with him. We just have to kind of check ...

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NFL Numbers: Chiefs and Eagles' Fast Starts Increase Likelihood of Rare Rematch

NFL Numbers: Chiefs and Eagles’ Fast Starts Increase Likelihood of Rare Rematch

Kansas City and Philadelphia are setting the stage for a possible Super Bowl rematch, as both teams have started the season strong, with six wins out of their first seven games, placing them at the top of the NFL standings. This marks only the sixth time in NFL history that the previous season’s Super Bowl contestants have held the best record in the league as they enter Week 8 or later. The last occurrence was back in the 2000 season when the Titans and Rams, both at 8-2, shared this distinction as they headed into Week 12. However, neither of ...

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Chiefs and Eagles' Lightning-Fast Beginnings Spark Talk of an Unprecedented Super Bowl Rematch

Chiefs and Eagles’ Lightning-Fast Beginnings Spark Talk of an Unprecedented Super Bowl Rematch

In a captivating twist, Kansas City and Philadelphia are positioning themselves for a rare Super Bowl rematch. Both the Chiefs and the Eagles boast remarkable records, each claiming victory in six out of their first seven games, consequently sharing the pinnacle spot in the NFL rankings. This occurrence marks only the sixth instance where the two Super Bowl contenders from the previous season are neck and neck in the race for the league’s top position, entering Week 8 or beyond. The most recent parallel development of this nature was witnessed during Week 12 of the 2000 season, when the Titans ...

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Deion Sanders Responds to SNL Skit with His Favorite Impressions

Deion Sanders Responds to SNL Skit with His Favorite Impressions

In early October, Deion Sanders, the head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes, witnessed Keenan Thompson’s spot-on impersonation of himself during a Saturday Night Live skit. As time passed since the skit aired, Sanders had the opportunity to reflect on the portrayal and identify who, in his opinion, captured his essence best. “I’m a fan of Keenan. Let’s make that clear,” Sanders expressed. “I have great admiration for him and what he’s contributed to the world of comedy. I had the honor of hosting Saturday Night Live in the past, and those moments were unforgettable. However, the person who truly nails ...

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Watch Army vs. UMass Live: Stream, CBS Sports Channel Finder, Odds

Watch Army vs. UMass Live: Stream, CBS Sports Channel Finder, Odds

The 2023 college football season rolls on with CBS Sports Network bringing you six thrilling games for Week 9. The week commenced on Tuesday night, featuring a Conference USA showdown where New Mexico State triumphed over Louisiana Tech with a score of 27-24. Wednesday evening, the spotlight shone on conference newcomer Jacksonville State, which dominated FIU, securing a 41-16 victory. After a brief two-day respite, Saturday promises a jam-packed schedule. At noon Eastern Time, Army West Point hosts UMass in a battle of independents. Following that, there are two in-state rivalries. Ohio takes on Miami (Ohio) in a MAC clash ...

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Urban Meyer Praises Utah's Kyle Whittingham: Among 'College Football's Best Coaches' Now

Urban Meyer Praises Utah’s Kyle Whittingham: Among ‘College Football’s Best Coaches’ Now

While college football’s most renowned coaches are often found in Tuscaloosa, Athens, Ann Arbor, and Columbus, there’s a rising star in Salt Lake City worth acknowledging – Kyle Whittingham of Utah football. Former college football head coach Urban Meyer recently heaped praise on Whittingham during an episode of ‘Urban’s Take with Tim May.’ Meyer remarked, ‘I’ve said many times Kyle Whittingham is one of the best coaches in college football. Now he’s the best. He’s the best coach in college football.’ Whittingham’s coaching prowess has come into the limelight, especially given his remarkable job steering Utah football to victories, even ...

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Ponies Maintain Strong Position in National Rankings

Ponies Maintain Strong Position in National Rankings

Mustangs Sustain Impressive Form as Season Nears Conclusion, Maintaining High Rankings DALLAS — SMU continues its exceptional run as the 2023 season approaches its end. The Mustangs hold strong positions in multiple national rankings, featuring prominently in the United Soccer Coaches, Top Drawer Soccer, College Soccer News, and NCAA RPI polls. The Ponies currently rank 4th in NCAA RPI and according to the United Soccer Coaches standings. Top Drawer Soccer has SMU consistently at the 5th spot, maintaining their position from week nine. College Soccer News has witnessed the Mustangs’ rise, with the team moving up from the 3rd to ...

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Booger McFarland: Michigan, Ohio State Unlikely to Both Reach College Football Playoff

Booger McFarland: Michigan, Ohio State Unlikely to Both Reach College Football Playoff

With the ESPN College Football Playoff reveal show just around the corner, the network’s panel of experts has been vigorously analyzing the intricate landscape of college football, anticipating their upcoming kickoff show. In a recent segment called ‘This or That,’ these experts tackled pivotal scenarios for this year’s College Football Playoff. Among these scenarios, former LSU star Booger McFarland was tasked with a challenging question: “Which is more likely: Michigan and Ohio State both making the College Football Playoff or missing it?” McFarland confidently responded, “I’d say it’s more probable that they both miss. I believe Florida State will go ...

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Watch Jacksonville State vs. FIU Live: Stream, CBS Sports Network Channel, Odds

Watch Jacksonville State vs. FIU Live: Stream, CBS Sports Network Channel, Odds

CBS Sports Network’s Week 9 coverage of the 2023 college football season promises excitement with a lineup of six thrilling games. The action commenced on Tuesday as New Mexico State triumphed 27-24 over Louisiana Tech in a Conference USA showdown. On Wednesday, the spotlight turns to FIU as they welcome Jacksonville State, an FBS newcomer, in what promises to be an exciting match. After a brief hiatus, Saturday returns with a jam-packed schedule. At noon ET, Army West Point faces off against UMass, offering an intriguing clash between independent teams. Following that, fans can look forward to two in-state battles: ...

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Monday Night Football: Cousins Leads Vikings to 49ers' Second Consecutive Loss

Monday Night Football: Cousins Leads Vikings to 49ers’ Second Consecutive Loss

In Monday Night Football, San Francisco’s Christian McCaffrey shone, but it wasn’t enough. The Minnesota Vikings clinched a late victory with a 22-17 score at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This loss marked the 49ers’ second consecutive defeat after an impressive 5-0 season start. McCaffrey extended his scoring streak to 16 games, scoring his first touchdown with a 3-yard run just before halftime, leaving him trailing behind NFL record holder Lenny Moore, who scored in 17 straight games. Just over a minute before halftime, McCaffrey’s touchdown narrowed the Vikings’ lead to three points. However, Jordan Addison turned a potential interception ...

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Ohio State Faces Ultimate Challenge Hosting Penn State

Ohio State Faces Ultimate Challenge Hosting Penn State

COLUMBUS — As the season reaches its midway point, Coach Ryan Day is still in the process of discovering the true identity of his No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes. With an upcoming matchup against undefeated No. 7 Penn State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten), both teams stand at 6-0, and the outcome of this game could significantly impact the rest of the season and the College Football Playoff landscape. Day acknowledged that the Buckeyes’ identity is still taking shape, a sentiment he believes many teams across the nation share. “We’re in the process of figuring out who we are as a ...

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Ohio State Faces Toughest Test as They Host Penn State

Ohio State Faces Toughest Test as They Host Penn State

At the midpoint of the season, Ohio State’s head coach, Ryan Day, admits he’s still discovering who his No. 3-ranked Buckeyes truly are. The upcoming matchup against the undefeated No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions promises to provide more clarity and potentially reshape the College Football Playoff landscape for both Big Ten East rivals. Day acknowledges that the Buckeyes’ identity remains a work in progress, a sentiment he believes extends to many teams nationwide. However, as they gear up for this crucial game, Day sees an opportunity to shape their season’s narrative and determine their true character. Penn State, on ...

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Air Force vs. Navy Football: In-Depth Game Prediction and Preview

Air Force vs. Navy Football: In-Depth Game Prediction and Preview

Game Information Matchup Preview Air Force vs. Navy Prediction Air Force, with a possible absence of starting QB Zac Larrier, relies on its formidable defense. The Falcons excel at stopping the run, allowing less than 115 yards per game and just 2.8 yards per carry. Navy’s strength is its ground game, but its passing defense has struggled. The Air Force defense will maintain its dominance against the run. The Falcons’ offense is efficient on third downs, and they lead the nation in time of possession, giving them an edge. Predicted Outcome Betting Line Confidence Level (ATS) Must See Rating Additional ...

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Athol Dominates Second Half, Tops Mahar 26-16 in Week 7 Football

Athol Dominates Second Half, Tops Mahar 26-16 in Week 7 Football

The Athol football team had eagerly anticipated their showdown with Mahar for nearly a year. After two losses to their rivals last fall, Athol was determined to avenge those defeats. The Bears led 14-10 at halftime, but Aidan Melanson’s two touchdown passes in the second half secured a 26-16 Intercounty League North victory for Athol on a rainy night at the Woodward Complex. Bears coach Josh Talbot commented on the significance of the win, considering their losses to Mahar the previous year. They made crucial adjustments at halftime to turn the game around. Despite a late push from the Senators, ...

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Top College Football Betting Choices for Week 8: Michigan-Michigan State, USC-Utah, and More

Top College Football Betting Choices for Week 8: Michigan-Michigan State, USC-Utah, and More

Jerry Palm’s Top Betting Choices for the Upcoming Week Week 8 presents intriguing matchups, with several games featuring ranked teams from the SEC and Big Ten. Last week saw No. 18 USC and No. 9 Oregon lose their undefeated status, but the consequences differ for each squad. Oregon’s loss in a conference clash against Washington may have left the Ducks with little room for error in the Pac-12 title race. Meanwhile, despite their loss to Notre Dame, the Trojans retain their unblemished record in Pac-12 play and control their destiny in the conference championship chase. Another undefeated team is bound ...

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Bob Asmussen's Winning Ways Propel Illini Back into West Race

Bob Asmussen’s Winning Ways Propel Illini Back into West Race

Champaign, Illinois – Luke Altmyer is proving his mettle in the realm of college football. Following Illinois’ nail-biting 27-24 victory over Maryland last Saturday, the Mississippi transfer can now boast two game-winning, two-minute drives to his name. Quite an achievement, considering Altmyer’s limited experience during his two seasons in Oxford, Mississippi. During his tenure with Mississippi, comprising nine games with a single start, he threw for a modest 317 yards, accumulating three touchdown passes and three interceptions. Since donning the Illini jersey, Altmyer has nearly quintupled his career passing statistics, accumulating an impressive 1,571 yards. While his touchdown-to-interception ratio remains ...

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Amid SEC Highlights: Rece Davis Illuminates Potential Upside in Brock Bowers' Injury and the Prospects for the Georgia Bulldogs

Amid SEC Highlights: Rece Davis Illuminates Potential Upside in Brock Bowers’ Injury and the Prospects for the Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia’s fortunes took a significant hit when star tight end Brock Bowers suffered an ankle injury, but according to college football analyst Rece Davis, there could be a silver lining to this setback. During the Bulldogs’ recent victory over Vanderbilt, standout tight end Brock Bowers sustained an ankle injury, which led to the disheartening announcement on Monday that he would be sidelined for 4-6 weeks following tightrope surgery on the ankle. This news is not only a blow to the reigning national champions but also dims the Heisman Trophy prospects of Bowers, who has been a strong contender for the ...

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Preview of Week 8 in College Football: Insights from Vegas Odds

Preview of Week 8 in College Football: Insights from Vegas Odds

By Case Keefer (contact) Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 2 a.m. Penn State’s place in college football history hangs in the balance as two distinct eras approach a conclusion, marked by the Nittany Lions’ absence from the national spotlight. In 1998, the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game was introduced to college football, and many believed that Penn State would quickly become a perennial contender. However, over the 16-year history of the event, the Nittany Lions never made an appearance. Similarly, since the inception of the four-team College Football Playoff in 2014, Penn State has never secured a spot, leaving ...