Greg DePalma sorts out the fallout from another chaotic weekend in college football after No.1 Alabama and No.2 Miami both meet defeat, while the coaching carousel gets cranked up. He’s also joined by Matthew Stevens, managing editor of USA Today’s RavensWire, to look at a Baltimore Ravens team that enters Monday night with three shutouts among its five wins.
Greg DePalma previews a Thanksgiving weekend full of rivalries and conference showdowns, highlighted by the annual Alabama/Auburn “Iron Bowl” with the SEC West crown on the line. Meantime, can No.2 Miami, No.3 Clemson and No.4 Oklahoma survive their final challenges before their league title games?
For in-depth coverage of every key game including the latest trends, injury updates, odds and picks for Week 13, check out the OFN CFB Preview podcast airing live on Friday morning.
Updated national championship odds including our two additional future plays for Week 13.
Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, goes inside this weekend’s Ohio State/Michigan showdown to zero in on the top position battle to watch as top-rated center Billy Price (Buckeyes) goes up against top-rated defensive tackle Maurice Hurst (Wolverines). He also touches on other highly rated talents, much of it found in the trenches.
Greg DePalma spends a few minutes with Patrick Magee, who covers Conference USA football for the Sun Herald in Gulfport, Miss., about the league’s turn of fortunes that have sent resurgent Florida Atlantic and coach Lane Kiffin to this year’s championship game to take on North Texas.
Greg DePalma breaks down the weekend firing line, as the Denver Broncos make a change – though not head coach Vance Joseph – and UCLA parts with Jim Mora after six years. Meanwhile, since when has Buffalo’s Tyrod Taylor become a quarterback worth sticking up for?
Greg DePalma is joined by Toledo Blade sportswriter John Wagner to bring things up-to-date in the Mid-American Conference, where Toledo and Akron can punch their tickets to the league title game with victories this week. Akron hosts Kent State on Tuesday night, with an eye on its second title in school history, while Toledo can hit 10 wins Friday by beating Western Michigan.
For in-depth coverage of every key game including the latest trends, injury updates, odds and picks for Week 12, check out the OFN CFB Preview podcast available now on-demand.
Greg DePalma previews a weekend full of rivalry matchups, focusing on the Battle for Los Angeles as USCfootball.com publisher Ryan Abraham sits in to help break down UCLA‘s visit to the No.11 Trojans. Other top matchups find 24th-ranked Michigan at No.5 Wisconsin and Cal at No.22 Stanford.