College football predictions for week 4

Thirty-five games are on the FBS schedule this week headlined by the return of the mighty SEC with national champion LSU. The Bengals are favored to continue winning this week against Mississippi State despite having to break in a new quarterback to replace Heisman winner Joe Burrows.  Mississippi State will turn to new head coach … Continue reading College football predictions for week 4

College football predictions 2020: week 2

Wake Forest returns to Sam Hartman as starting quarterback. Nine ranked teams are in action this week including top-ranked Clemson.  In all, there are 22 games involving FBS teams.  That's less than one-third of the number of games last year at this time, but it's enough to give us some sense of normalcy. Last week, … Continue reading College football predictions 2020: week 2

College football at last! — predictions for week 1, 2020

Don't ya love it? College football is actually happening in 2020! And, we don't have to wait any longer because this Thursday we get things kicked off with: South Alabama at Southern Mississippi Southern Mississippi should have little trouble at home against South Alabama although the early Savvy projection is a conservative 12 points.   … Continue reading College football at last! — predictions for week 1, 2020

PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

We've all seen the high-flying offenses of the PAC-12, teams like Washington State and USC that have no problem averaging 400+ yards and 30+ points per game. But, how good are they really?  How much "grit" did they have when critical situations were on the line?  It's one thing to gloat over an opulence of … Continue reading PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

Today, we're taking a look at the 2020 PAC-12 football season and how the Savvy Index rates each team. With a host of coaching changes, quarterback changes, and game cancellations, this looks to be a dynamic season that overflows with excitement and uncertainty. 1.  Oregon      (national rank:   14) UO has a ton of talent returning … Continue reading Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

Savvy Index rankings of all 130 FBS teams

Before we get into the Savvy Index 2020 preseason rankings, I have a riddle for you: Why did it take UTEP so long to put up its website? Because it took years for them to come up with three w's.' Sorry UTEP fans.  But be patient because your coach, Dana Dimal, is showing enough up-trends … Continue reading Savvy Index rankings of all 130 FBS teams