Category: College Football

Way too-early Heisman Trophy favorites and dark horses

It’s July. You’re bored. I’m bored. And we all know why. We’re bored because we’ve reached that time of the year where most football fans are awaiting the season with baited breath. To cure this boredom, let’s take a look at some Heisman projections and dark horses. First, let’s take a walk down Heisman history lane Since 1936, the Heisman Trophy has been awarded 80 times with voting conducted by members of the New York City Downtown Athletic Club. Out of all those years, Archie Griffin of Ohio State has been the lone two-time recipient of the Heisman Trophy...

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Dark horse college football contenders for every division

The 2015 college football season has begun! Last season, we saw the four-team playoff get its start and we were gifted with the chance to see the first iteration of an actual playoff — even if it was just two games. This year, the bowl schedule has expanded to 41 overall games including the national championship. The Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl will host the semifinals, while the national championship will be held in Glendale, Arizona. But to earn a bowl bid, teams must win their division. There are favorites who are predicted to cruise through division play (Alabama and the...

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Should colleges allow alcohol sales during football games?

Ten minutes into a game at Mountaineer Field, numerous police are dispatched all over the stadium for “Code V’s,” aka vomit alert. The over-consumption of alcohol and dealing with “Code V’s” at events was a common occurrence three years ago until West Virginia decided to become one of the first colleges in the country to allow alcohol sales. Now that they’ve allowed it, the university has seen a drop in alcohol related incidents, and over a half a million dollar increase in overall revenue. Alcohol sales in college stadiums was once a taboo topic, but this year alone more than 30 schools are...

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The Best Weekend In College Football Is Finally Here

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! We here at GuysGirl hope everyone had a wonderful time with those closest to you and enjoyed a fabulous meal while partaking in watching some phenomenal football. Indeed, this is the best time of the year because it’s Rivalry Week. Bragging rights are on the line, and for many teams, it’s a chance to wrap up spots in championship games or ruin a rival’s postseason hopes. Week 13 was fairly quiet as almost every ranked team rolled to a victory. The lone exception was #8 Ole Miss, who was shut out by Arkansas 30-0. The major highlight from...

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