Tag: SEC

Vince Dooley’s Plan Leads to Legendary Status

No celebration of Georgia’s recent national football championship can be complete without looking back on the foundation Vince Dooley began putting in place more than half a century ago and culminating when Dooley and the Bulldogs won the national championship in 1980 by defeating Notre Dame 17-10 in the Sugar Bowl.

CSJ 2021 Goodyear Cotton Bowl (College Football Playoff Semifinal) Preview: #4 Cincinnati vs. #1 Alabama

After years of public uproar (especially of those that follow the non-Power Five leagues) in the consideration of Group of Five schools, Cincinnati gets their shot to show what it can do in a college football playoff setting. In previous years, undefeated G5 schools were passed up for one-loss Power Five teams, UCF was that team in 2017 who like Cincinnati was the only undefeated team in the FBS ranks.
The Bearcats get a shot at the top seeded team, the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama won the SEC Championship Game in convincing fashion, with a 41-24 win over previously undefeated Georgia.

CSJ 2020 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Preview: Georgia vs. Cincinnati

Georgia vs. CincinnatiWhen: Friday, January 1st, 12:00 PM ESTWhere: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN Cincinnati gets its chance to show the Football Playoff Committee that they were ranked too low this season. The undefeated Bearcats will play Georgia in their home state in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year’s Day similar to how another undefeated […]

CSJ 2020 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Preview: Mississippi State vs. Tulsa

Mississippi State vs. TulsaWhen: Thursday, December 31st, 12:00 PM ESTWhere: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Tex.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN The first Group of Five versus Power Five matchup takes place with Tulsa playing the SEC’s Mississippi State. This is the first of three such match-ups in this bowl season with Army facing West Virginia in the Liberty […]

CSJ 2019 CFP Championship Sugar Bowl Preview: Clemson vs. LSU, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

The Tigers were dominant all season and got here by winning the SEC Crown by defeating Georgia and by boat racing Oklahoma in the CFP Semifinal. Coach Ed Orgeron has put together a team that has been very good on both sides of the ball.

CSJ 2020 Sugar Bowl Preview: Georgia vs. Baylor, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Georgia vs. Baylor (Sugar Bowl) When: Wednesday, January 1st, 8:45 PM EST Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Sugar Bowl History (Last 7) January 3, 2012 Michigan 23 Virginia Tech 20 January 2, 2013 Louisville 33 Florida 23 January 2, 2014 Oklahoma 45 Alabama 31 January 1, 2015[CFP] #4 Ohio State 42 […]

CSJ 2019 Belk Bowl Preview: Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Kentucky vs. Virginia Tch (Orange Bowl) When: Monday, December 31st, 12:00 PM EST Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Belk Bowl History (Last 7) December 27, 2011 NC State 31 Louisville 24 December 27, 2012 Cincinnati 48 Duke 34 December 28, 2013 North Carolina 39 Cincinnati 17 December 30, 2014 Georgia […]

CSJ 2019 Capital One Orange Bowl Preview: Florida vs. Virginia, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

The game will mark Virginia’s first appearance in the Orange Bowl. The Cavaliers are 9-4 overall and the ACC Coastal Division champion. The Orange Bowl will mark UVA’s 21st bowl appearance and third consecutive under fourth-year head coach Bronco Mendenhall.

CSJ 2019 Franklin American Music City Bowl Preview: Mississippi State vs. Louisville, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Mississippi State goes for its third straight victory when it meets Louisville of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Monday from Nashville’s Nissan Stadium.

CSJ 2019 CFP Semifinal Peach Bowl Preview: Oklahoma vs. LSU, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Oklahoma vs. LSU (College Football Playoff Peach Bowl) When: Saturday, December 28th, 4:00 PM EST Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga. TV/Streaming: ESPN/WatchESPN Peach Bowl History The Peach Bowl started in 1968. The bowl changed its name to the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in 1997 but changed to add back “Peach” when this bowl became part of the […]

CSJ 2019 Academy Sports+Outdoors Texas Bowl Preview: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

The Cowboys are appearing in a bowl game for the 14 straight season and the 30th time in school history. OSU owns a 19-10 in its previous bowl appearances dating back to a win in the 1944 Cotton Bowl when the Pokes blanked TCU 34-0 at the historic stadium in Lone Star State.

CSJ Men’s Hoops Preview: Wofford at Mississippi State, How to Watch and Fearless Prediction

This is a game for those who love long-distance shooting. Mississippi State has connected on 45 three-pointers during its last three games highlighted by a program single-game record 19 treys during the Clemson game on Dec. 8. The Bulldogs have hit 10 or more treys in three straight games on five occasions since the 2004-05 season.

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: North Texas at Arkansas

North Texas at Arkansas When: Saturday, September 15, 3:00 PM CDT Where: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR TV/Streaming: SEC Network Alternate North Texas Mean Green (2-0, 0-0 C-USA) – Week 2 W 58-16 vs. Incarnate Word North Texas scored the most points in its first two games in program history, registered consecutive 400-yard passing games by a quarterback […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina Gamecocks Location: Columbia, SC Coach: Will Muschamp (16-11@USC, 43-23 overall)3rd Season Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium (Capacity: 80,250) CSJ Projections: 6th: SEC (2nd in East Division) 2nd: South Carolina 33rd: FBS 34th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Gamecocks made an improvement from a 6-7 in 2016 to a 9-4 overall mark (although it […]

College Football Team Previews: Texas A&M Aggies

Texas A&M Aggies Location: College Station, TX Coach: Jimbo Fisher (0-0 @TAMU, 83-23 overall)1st Season Stadium: Kyle Field (Capacity: 102,733) CSJ Projections: 7th: SEC (5th in West Division) 3rd: Texas 42nd: FBS 43rd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Aggies began the season at 5-2 but a 2-3 regular season finish resulting in the firing of […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Missouri Tigers

Missouri Tigers Location: Columbia, MO Coach: Barry Odom (11-14)3rd Season Stadium: Faurot Field (Capacity: 71,168) CSJ Projections: 8th: SEC (3rd in East Division) 1st: Missouri 49th: FBS 51st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence:It was a tale of two halves for Missouri last season, as a 1-5 train wreck of a start gave way to a six-game […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Mississippi Rebels

Mississippi Rebels Location: Oxford, MS Coach: Matt Luke (6-6)2nd Season Stadium: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (Capacity: 64,038) CSJ Projections: 9th: SEC (6th in West Division) 2nd: Mississippi 55th: FBS 57th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Ole Miss closed out the season winning three of its last four games and gave first year head coach Matt Luke a […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky Wildcats Location: Lexington, KY Coach: Mark Stoops (26-36)6th Season Stadium: Kroger Field (Capacity: 61,000) CSJ Projections: 10th: SEC (4th in East Division) 2nd: Kentucky 62nd: FBS 65th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Kentucky started the season out at 5-1 but slumped to a 7-6 overall mark and lost its last three contests including the […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Florida Gators

Florida Gators Location: Gainesville, FL Coach: Dan Mullen (0-0@ UF, 69-46 overall) 1st Season Stadium: Vanderbilt Stadium (Capacity: 40,550) CSJ Projections: 12th: SEC (5th in East Division) 6th: Florida 64th: FBS 67th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Florida and former Coach McElwain mutually agreed to part ways in late October with defensive coordinator Randy Shannon finished […]

2018 College Football Previews: Arkansas Razorbacks

Arkansas Razorback Location: Fayetteville, AR Coach: Chad Morris (0-0 @Ark., 14-22 overall)1st Season Stadium: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (Capacity: 54,120) CSJ Projections: 12th: SEC (7th in West Division) 1st: Arkansas 71st: FBS 74th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: After five years under Coach Bret Bielema, Arkansas decided to go another direction especially after last […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Vanderbilt Commodores

Vanderbilt Commodores Location: Nashville, TN Coach: Derek Mason (18-31) 5th Season Stadium: Vanderbilt Stadium (Capacity: 40,550) CSJ Projections: 13th: SEC (6th in East Division) 2nd: Tennessee 77th: FBS 81st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In a relativity down SEC East, Vanderbilt finished just 5-7 overall without a bowl bid and with a 1-7 conference slate–the […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Tennessee Volunteers

Tennessee Volunteers Location: Knoxville, TN Coach: Jeremy Pruitt (0-0) 1st Season Stadium: Neyland Stadium (Capacity: 102,455) CSJ Projections: 14th: SEC (7th in East Division) 3rd: Tennessee 85th: FBS 90th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: There is no way to put the Tennessee season but state it was a disaster although it started 3-1 but finished 1-7 […]

Little Things Cost Appalachian State In 31-10 Loss to Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — The neglect to execute the little things cost Appalachian State in a big way Saturday evening before 92,46 fans at Sanford Stadium as the Mountaineers lost 31-10 in their season-opening football game to No. 15-ranked Georgia. Freshman quarterback Jake Fromm (10-of-15 for 143 yards passing and one TD) sparked the Bulldogs off […]

Appalachian State vs. Tennessee, 9/1/2016

Appalachian Is A Bounce Away From Upset Of Tennessee In OT Loss

KNOXVILLE, TN. — Appalachian State was one bounce away from the second biggest regular-season victory in its football history on Thursday night in the season-opening game against Tennessee. But enough breaks went the Volunteers way in the second half to allow ninth-ranked Tennessee to escape with a 20-13 overtime win before an announced crowd of […]

Appalachian State head coach Scott Satterfield

Appalachian State, Like Tennessee, Enters Opening Weekend With Bigger Picture In Mind

BOONE, N.C. — When coach Jerry Moore took his Appalachian State University football to Michigan for a contest to open the 2007 season, he told his players and coaches to embrace it as a game of opportunity. Nine years to the day of the Mountaineers’ earth-rattling 34-32 upset of the fifth-ranked Wolverines in front of […]