The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California is the granddaddy of them all. This year's eagerly anticipated game matches Pac-12 Conference champion Oregon against Big Ten Conference runner-up Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 1.
For the first time in 60 years, LSU has a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate. Regardless of how the rest of the season plays out, congratulations are owed to quarterback Joe Burrow for ascending to the top of the odds board for college football's premier individual award.
Last week we had two picks win their matchup straight up! Both Bowling Green and South Carolina pulled off major upsets and hit some huge moneylines. Here's to another week of underdogs hitting hard with Week 8 spread busters.
Is it too early to declare the preseason Heisman favorite, Trevor Lawrence, out of the race? That might seem a bit premature, but bettors and fans are realizing Clemson is so dominant that Lawrence doesn't need to excel through this cakewalk of a regular season.
We are finally getting into the meat of the college football regular season, when elite teams and players are given the opportunity to separate themselves. The top six teams in the country are Clemson, Alabama, Georgia, LSU, Ohio State and Oklahoma—and all feature at least one Heisman Trophy contender.