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Race for Conference Crowns Begin in Earnest as October Unfolds

Posted on October 5th 2016

Most of the warm ups are behind us as non-conference games draw to a minimum and conference games take center stage. All 10 conferences races appear to be wide open. Even mighty Alabama has significant challenges ahead. Florida State at Miami – Whether this game will even be played is somewhat up in the air… Read more »

Washington’s 44-6 Rout of Stanford Lands Huskies in Top 10

Posted on October 2nd 2016

It’s been a long time coming, but Washington finally put together a much needed signature win over a top 10 program. The result thrust the Huskies into the national spotlight themselves, garnering the Huskies their first Top 10 appearance in the Billingsley Report since November of 2001 (coming in at #8). Although the season is… Read more »

Louisville at Clemson Highlights Upcoming Weekend

Posted on September 28th 2016

One down, one to go…..that what Louisville has on tap in the race for the ACC Atlantic Division crown. After demolishing Florida State at home two weeks ago, the Cardinals have Clemson set in their sites in a quest for a possible nod in the college football playoff. Beating the Seminoles was a shocker for… Read more »

Weekend Shockers! Duke Outlasts Notre Dame, Colorado Runs Past Oregon

Posted on September 25th 2016

In what has to be one of the greatest wins in Blue Devil history, Duke, a 21 point underdog, outlasted the Irish 38-35 under the watchful eye of Touchdown Jesus late Saturday afternoon. Duke has made great strides under David Cutcliff, including four straight Bowl Games, and this huge win over the Irish in South… Read more »

Tennessee Seeks First Win Over Florida in 11 Years

Posted on September 21st 2016

The #19 Florida Gators travel to Neyland Stadium Saturday boasting a series record 11 straight wins, and needless to say, Volunteer fans are restless and eager for a win. #7 Tennessee has done nothing to impress me in their first 3 games, struggling over Appalachian State, Virginia Tech and Ohio (although App. State and VTech… Read more »

Buckeyes Boom Sooners 45-24

Posted on September 18th 2016

In one of the most anticipated non-conference games of the 2016 season a young but very talented Ohio State defense harassed Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield all night long (and it was a long night after a 2.5 hour lightening delay) and shut down the Sooner running attack for a dominating 45-24 win in Norman, Oklahoma…. Read more »

Weekend offers Super Slate of Games

Posted on September 14th 2016

The 2016 season began with what some analysts called the best ever, then week two slipped to almost boring status……but fear not fans, this weekend returns to top notch status, full of contests that rival being called the greatest. Once again I plunge into the ridiculous art of college football predictions: #1 Alabama at #18… Read more »

Oklahoma State Robbed, Alabama Shines, Utah Escapes, Arkansas Outlasts

Posted on September 11th 2016

A critical error on the part of the officiating crew allowed Central Michigan an untimed down, which miraculously produced a touchdown and a stunning 30-27 win over the Cowboys in Stillwater Saturday afternoon. No word on whether the officiating crew will be suspended for their inexcusable gaffe. Unfortunately NCAA rules clearly state the outcome of… Read more »

From Feast to Famine….weekend slate slim in comparison to opening.

Posted on September 8th 2016

Over the years we have certainly learned that every game is important in college football. A single loss can mean the difference in an invitation to the playoff, but it’s hard to get as pumped up for a weaker opponent, and we have our share of snoozers this weekend. But, there are a few exceptions…. Read more »

Seminoles Stunning Comeback Vaults Florida State to #1 in Billingsley Report

Posted on September 6th 2016

In the first half it looked like another Top 5 team would bite the dust as Ole Miss dominated Florida State offensively and defensively. But the Seminoles regrouped, settled into their routine, and ran their game plan to perfection in the second half en-route to a 45-34 win over Mississippi in Orlando. The game capped… Read more »