Greg DePalma spends time with Chris Dufresne, national writer for TMG Sports, to look at top matchups and players to watch as the 40-game college bowl season launches with five games Saturday. The Las Vegas Bowl highlights the opening act, as Oregon makes its debut under coach Mario Cristobal, and they discuss whether UCF can finish unbeaten against Peach Bowl foe Auburn.
Greg DePalma is joined by Adam Luckett, Sun Belt correspondent for UnderdogDynasty.com, to look at the conference’s bowl prospects with five teams in the postseason. Three of them are in action Saturday, including co-champions Troy leading things off in the New Orleans Bowl against former member North Texas.
Greg DePalma sits down with Rob Moseley, editor at GoDucks.com, to discuss the state of an Oregon program with newly promoted Mario Cristobal as its third head coach in 13 months. They also look at which Ducks are top NFL prospects ahead of Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl matchup against No.25 Boise State.
Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, takes a look at the top talent remaining on display as the FCS playoffs is down to its final four teams. Topping the list is Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe, who faces a tall task in leading the Bearkats past five-time champions North Dakota State.
Updated national championship odds including our two additional future plays for Week 15.
Greg DePalma is rejoined by Kevin Noon, publisher of BuckeyeGrove.com, to re-examine the College Football Playoff committee’s decision to leave Big Ten champion Ohio State out of its semifinal quartet. The Buckeyes instead will take on another conference winner left out as they face USC in the Cotton Bowl.
Greg DePalma sits down with Mitchell Light, managing editor at Athlon Sports, to discuss the Alabama-vs.-Ohio State argument that eventually put the Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff despite not playing for a conference title. They also take an early look at the semifinal matchups and kick around coaching’s December revolving door.
Greg DePalma is joined again by Mike Huguenin of Gridiron Now to discuss the College Football Playoff‘s final quartet and the committee’s decision to take Alabama, which didn’t play for a league title, over Big Ten champion Ohio State. They also look back at Championship Weekend, look ahead to the semifinal matchups and take a whirl on the coaching carousel.
Greg DePalma recaps the action from college football’s Championship Weekend and offers thoughts on the College Football Playoff quartet, with Alabama getting the nod over Big Ten champion Ohio State for the fourth slot. The spotlight also falls on the coaching carousel, as Jimbo Fisher heads to Aggieland and Scott Frost goes home to rescue Nebraska.
We head to the final week of the regular season up over 3,000 points, so we’re feeling good about our position. For in-depth coverage of every game today including the latest trends, injury updates, odds and picks, check out the OFN CFB Preview podcast available now on-demand.