New Orleans Bowl preview and pick: Appalachian State vs. UAB

Bowl season is so often a season of change, with the delay between the final regular season game and the bowl season providing players and coaches an opportunity to step back, take a breath, and quite often, make career decisions that greatly impact the matchup that occurs over the holiday season. In the case of the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday, December 21st, it will mean a new head coach on the sidelines.

Sun Belt Championship preview: UL Lafayette vs. Appalachian State

They say familiarity breeds contempt. If that’s the case, these two programs are beginning to despise each other. Appalachian State and Louisiana-Lafayette will rematch in the second-ever Sun Belt championship game, and the fourth time in just over fourteen months, when they kick off Saturday at noon ET on ESPN.

SEC football picks: LSU at Alabama & 5 more

The game we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The LSU-Alabama rivalry has decided many SEC West races over the last decade. Unlike previous bouts, this one features two high-flying offenses.

2018 New Orleans Bowl Free Pick – Middle Tennessee vs. Appalachian State

One of the toughest bowl games to figure out on the opening day of the bowl games features Middle Tennessee and Appalachian State, two of the betting darlings from the regular season. Determining who to side as the go-to 2018 New Orleans Bowl free pick isn't as straightforward as you might believe, even with the Mountaineers favored by a touchdown. App State won the Sun Belt Conference after taking down rival Louisiana 30-19. The Mountaineers have become one of the [...]

The Big Game, MWC and Sun Belt Conference Championship Picks

While the major Power 5 conferences play their championship games Friday and Saturday, California and Stanford have a rivalry score to settle in The Big Game. The Mountain West Conference Championship is also going down on Boise State’s blue turf Saturday as they tackle Fresno State, and the Sun Belt Championship will be decided between Louisiana and Appalachian State. Here are my selections for Cal-Stanford, and Conference Championship picks in the Mountain West and Sun Belt matchups. Stanford (-3.5) at [...]