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YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Preview- Week 14

  • SEC Championship- (1) Auburn vs (19) South Carolina

Will the Gamecocks play spoiler?

(Steve Spurrier)

Aub- 34-20

  • (2) Oregon at Oregon State

Anything can happen in the Civil War.

(Jacquizz Rodgers)

Ore- 42-31

  • Big 12 Championship- (9) Oklahoma vs (13) Nebraska

Oklahoma has been lighting up the scoreboard through the air, but the Huskers have one of the best pass defenses in the country.

(Prince Amukamara)

Neb- 31-24

  • ACC Championship- (15) Virginia Tech vs (21) Florida State

The Hokies look to win their tenth in a row after a horrid 0-2 start.

(Tyrod Taylor)

VT- 34-24

  • Connecticut at South Florida

With a win, the Huskies win the Big East.

(Jordan Todman)

USF- 23-20

  • Rutgers at (24) West Virginia

If Uconn stumbles, the Mountaineers win the Big East.

WVU- 38-13

  • Pittsburgh at Cincinnati

Last year’s game was a classic.  This one doesn’t have the same sizzle, but Pitt has an outside shot of winning the Big East.

Pitt- 30-17

  • C-USA Championship- SMU at Central Florida

What a job June Jones has done with the Mustangs.

UCF- 38-27

  • MAC Championship- (25) Northern Illinois vs Miami (Oh)

Miami (OH) came out of nowhere in the MAC, but the Huskies are too powerful.

NIU- 40-21

  • Washington at Washington State

Wouldn’t it be nice to see Jake Locker in a bowl game?

Wash- 34-17

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Preview- Week 13

  • (2) Auburn at (11) Alabama (Ala- 29-27)

It’s the Iron Bowl, this one should be a classic.

  • (4) Boise State at (19) Nevada (BSU- 41-24)

Kellen Moore gets all of the praise in the WAC, but Nevada’s Colin Kaepernick may be the most underrated quarterback in the country.

  • (21) Arizona at (1) Oregon (Ore- 51-31)

The Ducks have the Civil War next week, but they have to beat Arizona first.

  • (13) Oklahoma at (9) Oklahoma State (OkSt- 44-36)

Winner of this one goes to the Big 12 Title Game.

  • (5) LSU at (12) Arkansas (Ark- 31-20)

LSU just keeps winning close, tight ball games.

  • (23) North Carolina State at Maryland (NcSt- 30-24)

A North Carolina State win puts the Wolfpack in the ACC Championship Game.

  • Michigan at (8) Ohio State (OhSt- 38-20)

Michigan’s defense is absolutely dreadful.

  • Northwestern at (7) Wisconsin (Wis- 37-20)

A Wisconsin win should put them in the Rose Bowl

  • (10) Michigan State at Penn State (PSU- 27-24)

Michigan State has an outside shot at a BCS Game with a win.

  •  West Virginia at Pittsburgh (Pitt- 23-20 ot)

Something needs to be changed about the Big East affiliation with the BCS.

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Preview- Week 12

  • (9) Ohio State at (20) Iowa

This game would have meant a little bit more if Iowa could’ve held on against Northwestern last week.

(Terrelle Pryor)

Oh St- 27-22

  • (6) Stanford at California

It’s the “Big Game,” will Stanford have a big letdown? 

 

(The band is out on the field)

Stan- 24-23

  • Fresno State at (4) Boise State

Boise State still has a chance to overtake TCU in the BCS.  It starts with Fresno State.

(Kellen Moore)

BSU- 49-21

  • (8) Nebraska at (19) Texas A&M

It’s amazing what a quarterback change can do.  A&M’s Ryan Tannehill has done a fantastic job taking over for Jerrod Johnson.

(Ryan Tannehill) 

A&M- 37-28

  • Northwestern vs Illinois

It’s the first game in Wrigley since 1938.  The Wildcats are without Dan Persa.

(Wrigley Field)

NW- 38-24

  • (7) Wisconsin at Michigan

Two more wins for Wisconsin, and possibly a Rose Bowl. 

Wisc- 41-28

  • (14) Oklahoma at Baylor

After a surprising 7-2 start, Baylor has now lost two straight.

Ou- 51-38

  •  (25) Florida State at Maryland

The winner of this one takes a huge step towards playing in the ACC Championship Game.

FSU- 37-21

  • Notre Dame vs Army

So which is cooler, playing a football game in Wrigley or the new Yankee Stadium?

Army- 31-28

  • (16) Virginia Tech at (24) Miami (Fl)

A win for the Hokies means a spot in the ACC Title Game.

VT- 27-24

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Preview- Week 11

  • (23) South Carolina at (22) Florida

Florida has played much better as of late.

(Ahmad Black)

UF- 27-17

  • (1) Oregon at California

Cal is 4-0 at home, but Oregon is too powerful offensively.  Oregon’s uniforms are awesome, but have you seen the Ducks new basketball floor?  It’s better than the blue turf in Boise.

(Oregon new floor design)

Oregon- 63-31

  • San Diego State at (3) TCU

Letdown game?

(Ryan Lindley)

TCU- 41-17

  • (4) Boise State at Idaho

Maybe it’s just me, but I think Virginia Tech is better than Utah.

(Austin Pettis)

BSU- 47-10

  • Georgia at (2) Auburn

How will Auburn come out despite the Cam Newton allegations?

(Newton and Brantley)

Aub- 34-31

  • (19) Mississippi State at (12) Alabama

Does the season still matter for Alabama?

Ala- 35-14

  • Penn State at (9) Ohio State

Ohio State has been crushing teams in Columbus, but Penn State has been playing better.

OSU- 31-13

  • (24) Kansas State at (17) Missouri

Missouri looks to rebound after a disappointing effort against Texas Tech.

Mizz- 38-22

  • (10) Oklahoma State at Texas

It seems like Texas is the only team in the Big 12 that can’t win at home.

OkSt- 44-27

  • Utah at Notre Dame

How will a Utah loss affect TCU’s BCS ranking?

ND- 31-28

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Preview- Week 10

  • (3) TCU at (5) Utah

If Utah wins, would they move ahead of Boise State in the BCS standings?

(Andy Dalton)

Utah- 28-25

  • (6) Alabama at (10) LSU

Everyone’s looking ahead to Auburn; beating LSU in Baton Rouge isn’t easy.

Julio Jones Julio Jones #8 of the Alabama Crimson Tide avoids a tackle by Chris Hawkins #29 of the Louisiana State University Tigers  on November 11, 2008 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Tide defeated the Tigers 27-21 in overtime.

(Julio Jones)

Alabama- 20-10

  • (15) Arizona at (13) Stanford

Foles is coming back, but how effective will he be.

(Andrew Luck)

Stanford- 44-31

  • (21) Baylor at (17) Oklahoma State

Baylor has been amazing thus far, but their schedule gets tougher.

(Robert Griffin)

Oklahoma State- 39-28

  • Northwestern at Penn State

If you add up the win total of every coach in the Big 10, besides Joe Paterno, they dont surpass 400 wins.  Joe Paterno tries to win his 400th career game against Northwestern.

(Joe Paterno)

PSU- 27-20

  • (18) Arkansas at (19) South Carolina

A big game looms in the swamp next week against Florida for the Gamecocks.

South Carolina- (38-20)

  •  Hawaii at (4) Boise State

Boise needs to win, and win big.

Boise State- 46-20

  • (12) Missouri at Texas Tech

The Tigers need to rebound after losing to Nebraska.

Missouri- 34-27

  • (25) North Carolina State at Clemson

This has upset written all over it.

Clemson- 24-17

  • Maryland at Miami (Fl)

This is a huge game for Maryland, and Miami looked horrible last week against Virginia.

Maryland- 20-17

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football- Week 9 Preview

  • (2) Oregon at USC

The two institutions have switched roles.  Oregon is the football powerhouse this year.

(LaMichael James)

Oregon- 45-37

  • (5) Michigan State at (18) Iowa

This is arguably the toughest test left for the Sparties.

(Greg Jones)

Iowa- 30-27

  • (6) Missouri at (14) Nebraska

Nebraska is better than the 14 they have next to them.

Nebraska- 34-21

  • (1) Auburn at Ole Miss

Can the ex Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli help out his Duck teammates in a different capacity this year?

Auburn- 33-27

  • (17) Oklahoma State at Kansas State

What will Justin Blackmon be doing this Saturday.  Watch for KSU RB Daniel Thomas, the most underrated back in college football.

Kansas State- 38-35

  • (16) Florida State at North Carolina State (FSU- 40-33)
  • (25) Baylor at Texas (Tex- 30-20)
  • (8) Utah at Air Force (Utah- 47-20)
  • Florida vs Georgia (Fla- 22-16)
  • (13) Stanford at Washington (Stan- 37-27)

YOOOAdrian’s 2010 NCAA Football Week 8 Preview

  • (6) LSU at (4) Auburn

Can the Tigers continue this miracle undefeated season?

(Cam Newton)

Aub- 30-17

  • (1) Oklahoma at (11) Missouri

Blaine Gabbert has done a fantastic job thus far for Mizzou.

(Blaine Gabbert)

Mizz- 40-34

  • (13) Wisconsin at (15) Iowa

How will Wisconsin respond after their win over the Bucks?

Iowa- 27-23

  • (7) Michigan State at Northwestern

The Wildcats have flown under the radar.

NW- 31-24

  •  (16) Nebraska at (14) Oklahoma State

Tough loss by the Huskers last week.

Neb- 31-20

  • Washington at (18) Arizona (Was- 30-27)
  • (22) Kansas State at Baylor (Bay-31-30)
  • (8) Alabama at Tennessee (Ala- 34-6)
  • UNC at Miami (Fl) (Mia- 33-22)
  • Air Force at (5) TCU (TCU- 44-20)