Next Monday in New Orleans, Clemson and LSU will face off for the College Football Playoff National Championship. With 16 days separating the semifinals and the championship game, there are plenty of breakdowns of the matchup out there from hundreds of so-called experts. However, we are going to break this game down a little differently. We have three X-factors that will help you look at this matchup from a different perspective.
If you’re anybody but an Alabama fan, the College Football Playoff National Championship is about as entertaining of a matchup as you could ask for. LSU and Clemson both roll into the game unbeaten on the season, with a shot at going 15-0 on the line for both programs. Both starting quarterbacks are already legends in the history of the sport.
The Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, December 28 promises to be a treat for college football fans. Clemson and Ohio State enter the College Football Playoff semifinal game with unbeaten records and two of college football’s most powerful offenses. They are fierce on both sides of the ball, as well, and rank first and second in passing defense.
The college football regular season is officially complete, and it is finally bowl season. Normally we have some controversy about who is in and who is out of the College Football Playoff, but this year that is not a problem.
In the modern era of college football, true freshmen regularly have an impact on programs across the country. With those budding stars in mind, let’s take a look at the top five true-freshman seasons of all time.
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.
Let's take a look at the Heisman futures prices and how the top four candidates, plus a few dark horses, have measured up so far in the college football season.
Another week into the college football season and we have another quarterback ready to throw his name in the ring for the Heisman Trophy chase. After a monster primetime performance on the road at Texas, LSU quarterback and Ohio State transfer Joe Burrow has truly entered the race and comes into the week with odds of +400 to win the award.
The Heisman is a volatile award, and both Trevor Lawrence and Tua Tagovailoa were dominant in 2018 but didn’t take home the trophy. With that in mind, who are some longer shots offering value?