Tag: CFB

Did ESPN’s weekly ranking show taint the picks for the College Football Playoff?

Now that the inaugural college football playoff is over, with Ohio State defeating Oregon 42-20, it’s time to look back and ask the question: did it work ? At first glance, the answer is yes. After all, neither of the two title game participants would have played for the title under the old BCS system. That setup would have given us a matchup of Alabama versus Florida State. The Crimson Tide lost to a team starting its third-string quarterback who had all of one start under his belt while the Seminoles committed five turnovers and lost by 39 points. Plus, 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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‘Ohio State Will Lose the Big Ten Championship.’ This and more College Football Championship predictions

Well folks, the 2014 college football season is coming to an end. There is just one week left in the regular season, and after this weekend, we’ll know which teams are going to what bowls and, more importantly, which four teams will participate in the inaugural College Football Playoff. Every conference, with the exception of the American Athletic and Big 12, will have a conference championship game this weekend, and there will obviously be major playoff implications. Conference USA Championship Louisiana Tech (8-4, 7-1 C-USA) vs. Marshall (11-1, 7-1 C-USA) Marshall’s hopes for a New Year’s Day bowl came to...

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College Football Conference Championship Week: Friday Preview

Well folks, the 2014 college football season is coming to an end. There is just one week left in the regular season, and after this weekend, we’ll know which teams are going to what bowls and, more importantly, which four teams will participate in the inaugural College Football Playoff. Every conference, with the exception of the American Athletic and Big 12, will have a conference championship game this weekend, and there will obviously be major playoff implications. The action kicks off–no pun intended–tonight with two conference title games, including one involving two teams that could feasibly earn a playoff...

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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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