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BYU Upset of Boise State Opens Door To Host of Teams for New Year’s Six.

Posted on October 20th 2019

As long as Boise State remained unbeaten it was almost a forgone conclusion the Broncos would represent the Group of Five in the New Year’s Six arrangement in the College Playoff format, but Brigham Young’s 28-25 dramatic win changed all assumptions in a flash. Boise State certainly remains in contention, but a host of other… Read more »

LSU Tops Florida 42-28 in SEC Showdown

Posted on October 13th 2019

The Bayou Bengals hosted the Florida Gators Saturday night in Baton Rouge and survived a scare, but came away victorious after a hard fought 42-28 win. The undefeated Gators, already having defeated SEC West foe Auburn, appeared poised to take down another West Division heavy weight, but late 4th quarter offensive fireworks by Joe Burrow… Read more »

Florida Hands Auburn First Loss of the Season In SEC Showdown

Posted on October 6th 2019

In the Nation’s premier game of the week, the Florida Gators edged the Auburn Tigers 24-13. The win catapulted Florida into national title contention, but far from removes Auburn from the discussion. Scheduling is the Tiger’s best friend in the sense that Auburn has the opportunity to play and beat LSU and Alabama, both current… Read more »

California Falls to Arizona State 24-17 In Friday Night Thriller

Posted on September 29th 2019

The last undefeated Pac 12 team fell from grace Friday night as the visiting Sun Devils pulled off an upset, defeating the hosting Bears 24-17. The loss potentially leaves the Pac 12 on the outside looking in for a playoff spot among the four participants chosen by the CFP Committee. At least one of the… Read more »

UCF Makes Playoff Statement in 45-27 Rout of Stanford

Posted on September 15th 2019

The Central Florida Golden Knights have posted two consecutive unbeaten regular seasons and appear to be heading for a third after blasting the Stanford Cardinal 45-27 Saturday. The College Football Playoff Committee has virtually ignored UCF in the past, stating concerns over strength of schedule.. The Golden Knights are making that angle in conversation more… Read more »

LSU Starts Strong and Holds on Tight to Top Texas 45-38

Posted on September 8th 2019

What started as a defensive struggle in the first half ended in an offensive onslaught in the second half as LSU built a 20-7 halftime lead then watched Texas fight back within two points before eventually falling to the spirited Tigers 45-38. It was a huge road win for LSU which has sputtered offensively for… Read more »

Rocky Top Crumbles in Season Opener

Posted on September 3rd 2019

The once proud Tennessee football program has hit a new low. In one of the most shocking season openers in college history, Georgia State, a heavy 25-30 point underdog, brought Neyland Stadium to it’s knees Saturday, surprising the Volunteers 38-30. No time to rest. Brigham Young comes to Knoxville this week. Around the country, the… Read more »

2019 Early Season Schedule Highlights

Posted on August 10th 2019

More often than not the greatest games during a season occur in October and November as conference races heat up and national implications rise to the surface, but in every year, there are early season games that shape the landscape of those later important games. Here is my list of games played in the first… Read more »

Auburn Celebrates 35th Anniversary of 1983 Team

Posted on May 25th 2019

On Saturday June 1, players, members and staff of the Auburn Tigers will gather for the 35th reunion of the great 1983 War Eagle team that finished 11-1, won the SEC Championship, and the National Championship as awarded by the Billingsley Report. The Tiger’s only loss was an early season 20-7 decision to national powerhouse… Read more »

Alabama Continues Dominant Pace in All Time Top Programs

Posted on April 2nd 2019

All files have been updated in The Billingsley Encyclopedia, and results reveal that Clemson may have won the battle for the 2018 National Championship, but Alabama is winning the war. The Crimson Tide has continued to pull away from #2 Notre Dame as the Nations All Time Top College Football Program. Clemson jumped California and… Read more »