Archive for November, 2011

Chad Robb, Featured Columnist

Posted by Bleacher Report Experts on November 19 2011 Add Comments
I believe there are two major reasons why Nebraska is so inconsistent. One is because the team lacks an identity. One week Nebraska comes out and throws the ball all over the field. The next week the Cornhuskers try to use the option to try to play smash mouth football. When Nebraska figures out what their identity is, they can try to perfect it and win games. The second problem is coaching. Bo Pelini has ...

BCS Rankings: Virginia Tech and Teams That Will Benefit from Crazy Week 12

Posted by Tim Daniels on November 19 2011 Add Comments
It was a shocking week of college football results. The most notable upset was No. 2 Oklahoma State, which might have been looking ahead to a clash with in-state rival Oklahoma, falling to Iowa State.Here are three teams that will benefit from the Week 12 mayhem.   No. 1 LSU Tigers How could the nation's top team be a big winner? It's simple. They should have such a large lead in the BCS (if there ...

LSU vs. Ole Miss: Tigers Trounce Rebels to Maintain BCS Perfection

Posted by Josh Martin on November 19 2011 Add Comments
The question surrounding No. 1 LSU heading into Saturday's game at Ole Miss was not whether or not the Tigers would win to stay on track for the SEC title game and the BCS National Championship, but rather how wide the final margin of victory would be.The answer? About as wide as the Grand Canyon, or, to be more precise, 52-3.Les Miles' squad dominated Ole Miss, helmed by lame duck coach Houston Nut, from start ...

USC vs. Oregon Video: Watch De’Anthony Thomas Stun Trojans with Electric Return

Posted by Ryan Rudnansky on November 19 2011 Add Comments
There weren't many highlights for the No. 4 Oregon Ducks on Saturday against USC late in the third quarter, attempting to come back from a 38-14 deficit with their title game hopes on the line in what turned out to be a 38-35 home loss.But just after USC quarterback Matt Barkley connected on his fourth touchdown pass late in the third quarter, freshman running back De'Anthony Thomas gave Oregon a spark on an electric 96-yard ...

College Football Picks Week 13: 5 Reasons OSU Will Beat Michigan

Posted by Bleacher Report Productions on November 19 2011 Add Comments
In college football, you’re only as good as the teams you beat. More important is how you beat those teams. And most important is that you save a little something for the next team. In the case of the biggest rivalry in college football, Michigan will need to bring a lot to the table to take down the Buckeyes, with Braxton against Shoelace in Ann Arbor on Thanksgiving Saturday. Michigan is coming off a win ...

College Football Picks Week 13: 5 Reasons Auburn Will Beat Alabama

Posted by Bleacher Report Productions on November 19 2011 Add Comments
Are you ready for the Iron Bowl? No, seriously, it’s already that time of the year.In a college football season that’s flown by, we’re gearing up for one of the biggest rivalry games the sport has to offer. While everybody else will be picking the Tide to Roll, we’re offering a different take.Here are five reasons War Eagle will reign supreme on Saturday. Granted, Bama is a big favorite for a reason. This is a ...

College Football Week 12’s Winners and Losers

Posted by Danny Drama on November 19 2011 Add Comments
Week 12 is nearly in the books, and there have been a ton of winners and losers as the final week of the regular season is just two weeks ahead of us.This was easily one of the craziest weekends of the season and the BCS is simply in chaos right now. All of the top heavyweights keep dropping like flies.It started with Wisconsin a few weeks ago and has since moved on to Clemson, Oklahoma, ...

Ask the Experts: Why Is Nebraska so Inconsistent?

Posted by Bleacher Report Experts on November 19 2011 Add Comments
After a demoralizing 45-17 loss to Michigan, there's one question on the mind of every Nebraska football fan: why are the Huskers so inconsistent? We've posed this question to Bleacher Report's experts, and here's what they had to say. Read more College Football news on

Cal vs. Stanford: Big Game Won’t Be Much of a Game at All

Posted by Ryan Rudnansky on November 19 2011 Add Comments
After Stanford got blown out by Oregon in Week 11, some believe Saturday's Cal-Stanford game will be closer than previously imagined.But nothing could be further from the truth.Stanford's leader, quarterback Andrew Luck, is coming off his worst performance of the season. Against the Ducks, he tossed two interceptions after throwing just five interceptions in his first nine games.But you only have to look at the Golden Bears' game against Oregon, their only ranked opponent, to ...

Heisman Trophy Watch: Hey, Anybody Thinking About Houston’s Case Keenum?

Posted by Andrew Pregler on November 19 2011 Add Comments
The Heisman discussion has been dominated by one quarterback all season and rightly so.Andrew Luck is perhaps one of the best quarterbacks to come out of college this decade and could very well have a tremendous impact on which ever NFL team loses their way to the number one overall selection.But the Heisman Award is given to the best Collegiate Athlete during a season, and Case Keenum has to be at the top of this ...