College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.
The Delaware Blue Hens will wrap up their 2014 season on Saturday as they welcome rival Villanova to Newark.
Temple will have a bye week following their 30-13 loss to Penn State.
The Florida Gators won’t have their head coach Will Muschamp back next year. After a struggling season, the coach is out after the final two games of the regular season vs. Eastern Kentucky and Florida State.
Northwestern rallied late and topped #18 Notre Dame in OT.
Mississippi State failed in their bid for an undefeated season with their loss to Alabama.
Penn State defeated Temple on Saturday to clinch bowl eligibility for the first time since sanctions.
115 tickets for Penn State vs. Temple were stolen from Temple’s allotment.
At Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.
Notre Dame fought back late, but Arizona walked away with the lopsided victory.
Penn State ended their 4 game losing streak with the win over Indiana.
The Owls lost to Memphis on the strength of a field goal as time ran out.
With teams vying for four playoff spots and bowl game placements, this weekend can either cause a big shakeup or solidify seeds/rankings to both the bowl game and playoff picture. While there are many top matchups this weekend to watch, let’s look at the 5 must-watch games that have the most at stake for the teams playing in them.
Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.