Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
Mike DeCourcy, college basketball writer from the Sporting News, joined Bob and Glenn to discuss the opening of the college basketball season and breakdown the contenders for the National Championship.
This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Melvin Gordon rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns, and Wisconsin’s restocked defense stifled mistake-prone Maryland for a 52-7 win on Saturday.
The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
Maryland’s next game after rallying from 14 points down to beat Iowa? A date with the nation’s top rusher on his home turf.
Welcome to the Big Ten, Terrapins.
Minnesota is 3-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 1990. Big Ten newcomer Maryland has won two of three conference games and is within striking distance of Michigan State and Ohio State in the East.
Maryland’s defense has one imposing objective Saturday at Wisconsin: neutralize running back Melvin Gordon and the nation’s leading rushing attack.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates.
Jeremy gives his picks for the opening games of a new season of college football.