131 college soccer teams ranked after week 10: no debate over georgia at number 1

131 college soccer teams ranked after week 10: no debate over georgia at number 1

We tried, we thought, we hoped. But in the end, Georgia, like Thanos, is inevitable. The Dawgs’ 27-13 win against No. 1 Tennessee was never as close as the final score, and it made it clear that Georgia is by far the best team in the country. So it’s back to No. 1 in the … Read more

Ranking Of 131 College Soccer Teams After Week 7: Why Tennessee Deserves To Be #1

Ranking Of 131 College Soccer Teams After Week 7: Why Tennessee Deserves To Be #1

It doesn’t feel like an “anything can happen” season until Alabama loses. There have been all kinds of setbacks this season and surprise teams like Kansas, Syracuse and Illinois. But Alabama is always near the top and had already avoided two setbacks. There are only so many chances to beat the Crimson Tide. But seven … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 6 picks

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 6 picks

After a second straight week of +.500, I’m wading into a slate where seemingly every spread is huge (Auburn-Georgia, Texas A&M-Alabama) or small (Tennessee-LSU, Utah-UCLA), with very little in between. Last week: 6-5 against the spread Season: 29-26 against the spread (All point spreads are from BetMGM, click here for live odds, all Eastern kickoff … Read more

Paul Chryst is shockingly out in Wisconsin. From Leonard to Doeren, there are several in the mix

Paul Chryst is shockingly out in Wisconsin.  From Leonard to Doeren, there are several in the mix

In a move that seemed to creep almost out of the blue given Paul Chryst’s record this season, Wisconsin fired the longtime head coach despite Chryst’s 67-26 record. The move paves the way for favorite son Jim Leonhard to give a full audition to the Badgers program, which is why The Athletic have heard that … Read more

131 College Soccer Teams Ranked After Week 5: TCU Soars, Georgia Still No. 1

131 College Soccer Teams Ranked After Week 5: TCU Soars, Georgia Still No. 1

Sonny Dykes did not walk in a major remodel at TCU. Gary Patterson didn’t leave the closet bare. After Oklahoma and Texas, TCU has consistently recruited the third-highest-ranked classes in the Big 12. The staff just couldn’t get the most out of it anymore. Enter Dykes, who moved across town from SMU and previously spent … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 5 picks

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 5 picks

Coming out of my best week of the season with 8-3 against the spread. Keep that in mind as you read some of this week’s sometimes crazy-sounding picks. Last week: 8-3 against the spread Season: 23-21 against the spread (All point spreads are from BetMGM, click here for live odds, all Eastern kickoff times.) No. … Read more

Ranking of every college football team after week 3: Washington is on the rise again

Ranking of every college football team after week 3: Washington is on the rise again

What a difference a year in Seattle makes. A year ago at this time, Washington was 1-2 with losses to FCS Montana and Michigan, in which the Huskies scored 17 points together. On Saturday, the Huskies scored 39 points in a dominant win against a Michigan State team that was ranked number 11 in the … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Bruce Feldman’s Week 3 picks

College football picks against the spread: Bruce Feldman’s Week 3 picks

I went 5-6 against the spread last week, putting me under .500 for the season. The Good: Choosing Tennessee to Cover Pitt. The Bad: Choosing Alabama to Beat Texas. The Ugly: Choosing A&M to Beat App State. Here are this week’s guesses. (All point spreads are from BetMGM, click here for live odds, all Eastern … Read more

Arkansas Ranks Every College Football Team After Week 2: Kentucky, Jumps In Top 10

Arkansas Ranks Every College Football Team After Week 2: Kentucky, Jumps In Top 10

There’s nothing wrong with overcorrecting college football rankings so early in the season. Over more than two weeks of football, there have been countless setbacks and surprising results. Three top 10 teams lost to teams outside of the Power 5 conferences last Saturday. Alabama nearly lost to Texas and its backup quarterback. We don’t know … Read more

Ranking of each college football team after Week 1, from No. 1 Georgia to No. 131 Charlotte

Ranking of each college football team after Week 1, from No. 1 Georgia to No. 131 Charlotte

The first few weeks of college football rankings are always the hardest. I don’t want to stick too closely to the pre-season rankings, which are just guesses. As more information comes in each week, the rankings generally become easier to sort, at least in levels. These rankings are meant to highlight what a team has … Read more