MP’s Pigskin Picks – NCAA Football 2015 Week 2

It was a fairly ho-hum opening week in college football as several top teams scraped by with less-than-impressive performances. Chief among these was #1 Ohio State’s 42-24 victory over Virginia Tech, which some will view as a success for the Buckeyes due to their offensive output in the second half. However, the fact of the matter is Ohio State was stuck in a 21-17 dogfight against a middling foe before… Read More »

MP’s Pigskin Picks – NCAA Football Week 12

Light week last week with just two twitter plays, both winners. Around the NCAA, however, there was one near-upset and one monumental upset that shook the playoff landscape. Auburn’s defeat as a 23.5-point favorite at home against Texas A&M was both shocking and befuddling. Their plethora of mistakes down the stretch were all mostly mental errors. It was difficult to watch them throw the season away like that, but alas,… Read More »

MP’s Pigskin Picks – NCAA Football Week 10

As we head into week 10, a lot of questions remain as to which four teams will be in the inaugural college football playoff. Ole Miss’s loss to LSU opened the door for the rest of the SEC West, and Alabama is the team that looks poised to burst through it. With home dates remaining with Mississippi State and Auburn, the only potential extra help the Tide will need to… Read More »

MP’s Pigskin Picks – NCAA Football Week 8

Week 7 was a tough one for us. Some tough beats (looking at you, BYU!) but 1-4 does not pay the bills, that’s for sure. As we move on to week 8, the national championship picture becomes clearer by the day in every conference except the SEC. The strongest football league in the land remains a huge question mark in the playoff landscape. New #1 Mississippi State’s drubbing of Auburn was… Read More »

MP’s Pigskin Picks – NCAA Football Week 7

Week 6 was a light card for us, and Stanford’s late collapse forced us into a 2-2 split for the weekend. However,  there were a ton of high-profile matchups that shook up the Championship landscape. It all started with Oregon’s home loss to Arizona late on Thursday night. The Ducks did not look like a title contender throughout the horrible performance they threw up against the Wildcats. The more the… Read More »