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Week 13 Big Ten & SEC Recap: Ohio State Powers Through Michigan, Northwestern Wins Fifth Straight

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] #18 Ole Miss 38, #21 Mississippi State 27 The Rebels (9-3, 6-2 SEC) upended the Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4 SEC) Saturday, marking just the second time in 12 years the road team has won the Egg Bowl. Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns, both to WR Damore’ea Stringfellow. Bulldogs Senior QB Dak Prescott completed 31 of 42 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, but the Rebels defense sacked […]

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Week 13 Poll Breakdown: SEC & Big Ten

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text]With the end of the season approaching, the Big Ten now has six teams in both the AP top-25 and the Coaches poll, lead by undefeated Iowa. Florida dropped the furthest this week after losing to Florida State, 27-2. The Gators dropped eight spots in the AP and four in the coaches. Associated Press Top 25. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 12-0 1 2 Alabama 11-1 3 (+1) […]

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Week 13 Big Ten & SEC Preview: Ohio State Michigan and Florida Florida State Highlight the Weekend

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] In the thirteenth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout Big Ten and SEC country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on January 1. #8 Ohio State at #10 Michigan – 12:00 p.m. on ABC The Buckeyes (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten) travel to Ann Arbor to take on rival Michigan (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) in what […]

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Week 12 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] After Ohio State was stunned by Michigan State last week, the Buckeyes make their first appearances in media projections as the Big Ten representative in Orlando. On the SEC side, projections are spread across three teams with Ole Miss as the current favorite. Here are the latest projections for the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Michigan vs. Georgia Jason Kirk (SBNation):  Ohio State vs. Florida Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Ohio State vs. Ole […]

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Week 12 Big Ten & SEC Recap: Michigan State Upsets Ohio State, LSU Loses Third Straight

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] #9 Michigan State 17, #3 Ohio State 14 The Spartans (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten) upset the Buckeyes (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten) in the Horseshoe on Saturday, snapping Ohio State’s 23-game win streak. Heisman Trophy candidate Ezekiel Elliot mustered just 33 yards on 12 carries, as the Buckeye’s offense sputtered to 132 total yards, a low in the Urban Meyer era. Without star QB Conner Cook, the Spartans turned to junior QB Tyler O’Conner, who threw for 89 […]

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Week 12 Poll Breakdown: SEC & Big Ten

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text]With Michigan State’s victory over Ohio State, Iowa is now the lone undefeated Big Ten team. The Hawkeyes rose to third in both polls. Despite the loss, the Buckeyes are still ranked eighth in both polls. In the AP top-25, Ole Miss and Mississippi State found themselves back in the rankings at 19 and 23, respectively. Associated Press Top 25. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 11-0 1 2 […]

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Week 12 Big Ten & SEC Preview: Top-10 Clash In Columbus

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] In the twelfth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout Big Ten and SEC country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on January 1. #9 Michigan State at #3 Ohio State – 3:30 p.m. on ABC Ohio State (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten) welcomes Michigan State (9-1, 5-1 Big Ten) for Senior Day in Columbus, with ESPN’s College […]

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Week 11 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Michigan, after defeating Indiana in an exciting OT game, is once again the media’s favorite choice to play in Orlando among three different Big Ten projections. For the SEC, five teams are projected for the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl with Georgia, Ole Miss and LSU all getting two picks each. Here are the latest projections for the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Michigan vs. Florida Jason Kirk (SBNation): Michigan vs. LSU […]

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Week 11 Big Ten & SEC Recap: LSU Upset, Michigan Survives

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] #2 Alabama 31, #17 Mississippi State 6 The Crimson Tide (9-1, 6-1 SEC) defeated the Bulldogs (7-3, 3-3 SEC) handily despite being outgained 393 yards to 379. Both teams were scoreless through the first 19 minutes of game time, until Cyrus Jones broke free on a 69-yard punt return to put the Tide on the board. Ranked second in the country in rushing yards, RB Derrick Henry inched closer to the number one spot after posting 204 […]

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Week 11 Poll Breakdown: SEC & Big Ten

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text]After a weekend that saw four top-10 teams fall, there is some movement in the polls. The Big Ten and the SEC occupy five spots in the latest top-10, including new arrivals. Florida and Michigan State. Going the other direction, LSU dropped eight spots in both polls after its loss to Arkansas. Associated Press Top 25. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 10-0 1 2 Ohio State 10-0 2 […]

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