Alabama leads group of CFB Playoff teams; Buckeyes third

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The college football playoff bracket was revealed this past Sunday, and there was very little surprise as to how things shook out. Alabama ended up in the top spot, much like the entire season. At No. 2, Clemson jumped Ohio State after winning the ACC championship game against a ranked Virginia Tech team. Ohio State did not fall far, however, only dropping to the No. 3 spot. Finally, in the fourth spot are the Washington Huskies. While this was a controversial decision, many believe that the committee made the correct one in choosing Washington over … Continue reading Alabama leads group of CFB Playoff teams; Buckeyes third

College football gets underway

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The college football season kicked off this past Saturday in Australia, as the California Golden Bears took down the Hawaii Warriors in the season’s opening game. The bulk of the action will start this Saturday, with plenty of highly anticipated games slated for fan enjoyment. Week one of the 2016 season is set to be one of the strongest starts in history thanks to the College Football Playoff committee’s emphasis on strength of schedule and big neutral-site games. There are three head-tohead matchups of teams that finished ranked in last year’s final College Football Playoff … Continue reading College football gets underway

Roll Tide: Alabama wins title

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ College football’s second National Championship game under the playoff system had a familiar ending. Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide (14- 1) lifted the championship trophy for a remarkable fourth title in the last seven years. Unlike previous championship games under Saban, Alabama was pushed to the wire by the explosive DeShaun Watson-led Clemson Tigers. Alabama had several big plays down the stretch to seize momentum late in the fourth quarter en route to a 45-40 victory. Derrick Henry finished with 158 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries despite being stopped in the … Continue reading Roll Tide: Alabama wins title