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Michigan Hosts Brigham Young in Big House Showdown

Posted on September 23rd 2015

#15 Brigham Young at #45 Michigan – BYU fell just short of upsetting UCLA in Pasadena last week, eventually falling to the Bruins 24-23. Now, for the 4th straight week, the Cougars face off with another Top 50 foe, #45 Michigan. BYU has recorded the Nation’s most difficult schedule thus far on the season by… Read more »

Fighting Irish Sting Yellow Jackets; Ohio State Survives Northern Illinois

Posted on September 20th 2015

Notre Dame’s strong first half defensive performance shut down the Yellow Jacket’s prolific offense and that was enough to preserve a 30-22 win over Georgia Tech in South Bend Saturday. The Fighting Irish remain unbeaten at 3-0 and moved from #5 to #3 in this week’s Billingsley Report. Ohio State remained #1 despite surviving a… Read more »

Ole Miss Travels to Tuscaloosa for Early Season SEC Showdown

Posted on September 16th 2015

Highest profile Week 3 Games: While most of the teams in the FBS are still feasting on over matched early season non conference opponents, two teams in the SEC are tackling the tough games first. Often criticized by fans and media for playing a soft game in November, the SEC compensates by playing high profile… Read more »

Michigan State Leaps to #1. Sooners Stun Tennessee in Double Overtime.

Posted on September 13th 2015

Michigan State’s defense held the prolific Duck offense in check most of the game and then withstood a late Oregon rally to post a 31-28 win in Saturday’s top college football game. The win vaulted the Spartans from # 4 all the way to #1 in the latest Billingsley Report. Ohio State remains #1 in… Read more »

Volunteers Welcome Sooners To Rocky Top, Spartans Entertain Ducks

Posted on September 9th 2015

But first things first, there are a few notables to mention from week one. Northwestern started first Saturday morning by pulling off a mild, but impressive upset of Stanford 16-6. It was a nice win for Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats who have suffered through two disappointing seasons in a row. I’m still convinced Stanford… Read more »

Major College Football: Week One Projections

Posted on September 1st 2015

The 2015 season is finally here with kickoff less than 72 hours away. Never too soon for me, but these 95 degree+ days in the heartland are worrisome for the players, coaches, and fans in the stands. I know I’m an old timer, but I kind of miss the 1960’s when the first game of… Read more »

Billingsley Wins Two National Awards

Posted on August 26th 2015

Recently released awards from the Prediction Tracker.com reveal two national awards for Richard Billingsley, owner of the College Football Research Center (CFRC.COM) and publisher of the Billingsley Report on Major College Football. The Prediction Tracker, owned by Todd Beck, is an independent organization that monitors the success of participating computer ranking systems across America. In… Read more »

The Unthinkable – Will the SEC be left out of the CFP?

Posted on August 11th 2015

According to Billingsley’s conference comparison the SEC has been the leading most powerful conference in college football for 8 consecutive years (2007-2014), winning 7 consecutive National Titles in the process. But a chink in the Armour has emerged in the last two seasons. Florida State squeezed out a 34-31 win over Auburn in 2013, and… Read more »

Oklahoma and Texas treading unfamiliar territory.

Posted on August 5th 2015

The Sooners and Longhorns dominated their respective conferences for decades (the Big 8 and SWC), and when the Big 12 was formed, the two rivals became conference foes and battled for the South Division title 10 out of the 14 years the conference was split into divisions. But times have changed. The super powers are… Read more »

Will the Southern Surge finally unseat the Pac 12 North?

Posted on July 29th 2015

The Pac 12 expanded to 12 teams in 2011 and the North division has won all four championship games (two by Stanford and two by Oregon). But with USC, UCLA, Arizona, and Arizona State gaining strength, things could be much different in 2015. Oregon and Standford are projected to once again battle for the North… Read more »