The Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFotballPoll.com are projecting 7 outright upsets again this week. Learn more about those selections which include Nebraska at Illinois, and Michigan at Wisconsin.
This week's 58-game schedule begins on Thursday with an American Conference battle between two of that league's better teams when Houston visits Tulane. Friday's trio of games is highlighted by Utah at Southern California.
Nick Saban has built a modern dynasty at Alabama, but his accomplishments at LSU are worthy of celebrating too, Glenn Guilbeau writes.
For the first time this season, Clemson actually loses some No. 1 votes in the new FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll released today. The poll is voted on by a panel of football writers and college football Hall Of Fame members.
In 2019, the Congrove Computer Rankings will celebrate its' 27th year of accurate picks and team rankings.
The rankings began with the 1993 season. CollegeFootballPoll.com launched 6 years later and will be celebrating its' 21st anniversary.
The new Congrove Computer Rankings, updated immediately after the final weekend game concluded, have Ohio State taking the top spot away from LSU. The Baton Rouge Tigers fall to 2nd while the Clemson Tigers stay at 3 and Georgia remains at 4. Alabama rose to 5th.
The college football world on Saturday was filled with upsets, but the top teams avoided the carnage.
Former Florida coach Steve Spurrier wants Florida State to keep Willie Taggart as head football coach for a long time.
Kansas had a Miles-stone victory on Friday night at Boston College, notching the school's first road win against a Power 5 opponent since knocking off Iowa State in 2008 - a stretch of 48 games. Thus, it's a bit ironic that Kansas scored a point for every such game it had lost. The 48-24 victory came on the first road trip under new head coach Les Miles.
This week our Outland Trophy sojourn takes us to East Lansing, Mich., and Big Ten country for the first time. The Spartans are playing great defense again, one year after leading the nation in rushing defense. In fact, Michigan State leads all FBS programs again through two games giving up a rare negative-average on the ground of minus-6 yards per game, buoyed by a school-record-low of minus-73 yards in its win over Tulsa to open the season.
The Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFotballPoll.com are projecting 7 outright upsets this week. Learn more about those selections which include Texas Tech at Arizona, Iowa at Iowa State, and Stanford at UCF.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings had the best record for projecting outright winners in the second half of the 2018 season.
The CCR also had the most correct straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.
Week 3 of the college football season is upon us and, perhaps, the most surprising news out of week 2 is that Hurricane Dorian did not cause the cancellation of any FBS games. Here's hoping we get through the rest of the Hurricane season (officially ends December 1) without any more major threats.
A glitch led to some of the computer picks for this week's games getting posted incorrectly. This has now been corrected and a new .pdf sheet is available on the Weekly Picks page. A 68-game slate begins on Friday night, featuring the first game of a weekend triple-header of college and pro football at Houston's NRG Stadium, home of the NFL's Texans. Washington State and Houston battle on Friday night, followed by Rice and Texas on Saturday. On Sunday, the Houston Texans play their home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.