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College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season

College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season

2013/01/19 at 6:39 pm 1 comment

College Football’s Five Dark Horses To Look Forward To Next Season There are quite a few teams that can stun a few folks based on the summer magazines that does not have lofty expectations. One thing is for sure though, these five will be fun to watch and may not [...]

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College Football Picks: Week 8 Predictions For Top 10 Games

2012/10/20 at 2:14 pm 2 comments

Are you stoked for Saturday’s great slate of games in Week 8?  Get geared up for the thrilling upcoming action around the world of college football with these predictions for the Top 10 contests on tap!  Be sure to ‘like’ Gridiron Grit on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @GridironGrit [...]

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Power Ranking College Football’s BCS Conferences

2012/10/08 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

1. SEC The best conference in America is still the SEC and it is not even that close these days. Heading into this past weekend there were five teams ranked in the top 10: Alabama, LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Those defenses are among the best in the country [...]

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Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions College Football Week 6 Big Ten Preview

2012/10/03 at 6:29 pm 2 comments

Follow @Dan Vasta Yes, the Northwestern Wildcats are 5-0 and ranked in the top 25! They are walking on water having thrown just 3 TD for the entire season thus far. Kain Colter has been used as a receiver and running back, which only makes it more amazing to see [...]

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Danny V’s Updated College Football Top 25, Week 5 Edition

2012/09/30 at 2:52 am 0 comments

Follow @Dan Vasta 25. Northwestern Yes, the ‘Cats deserve to be ranked at the moment until they lose a game. Michigan and Michigan State are both coming up as road games, but knocking off Penn State at home would be vital for them to play in a decent bowl game. [...]

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Big Ten Preview and Predictions Week 4

2012/09/22 at 1:36 am 0 comments

This is the final weekend before the official start of the Big Ten conference season. It’s one last chance for teams to shore up deficiencies and tune up their program before the chase for the Rose Bowl starts in earnest. Last week, the conference went 10-2. Unfortunately, once again the [...]

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Is The Big Ten The Biggest Disappointment In College Football?

2012/09/18 at 12:09 am 2 comments

Many are questioning as to whether or not the Big Ten is the worst conference in America among the BCS conferences? Perhaps the Big East is a tad worse since they are only an eight-team conference, but this is beyond sad for the Midwest die-hard fans that love nothing more [...]

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Big Ten Preview for Week 3: B1G Needing Big Redemption

2012/09/14 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

Last week was a little rough on the B1G. While Northwestern got a nice win over Vanderbilt, Purdue played Notre Dame awfully tough and both Minnesota and Indiana snagged lopsided wins, the rest of the league only caught black eyes. Penn State blew four field goal attempts in a one-point [...]

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Big Ten Football 2012: Previewing Week 2 (Updated with Scores)

2012/09/07 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

The first weekend of college football provided some surprises and gave us a first-glance of our favorite Big Ten teams in action. A lot was learned, but it was only one week. Now it’s time to turn our attention to week 2 and see how the B1G can build on [...]

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Vanderbilt Commodores at Northwestern Wildcats Week 2 College Football Game Preview

2012/09/06 at 11:29 am 0 comments

The Wildcats were in the game of the week from an entertainment standpoint last season thanks to their inability to give up and due to their lack of awareness and ability in the secondary. Counting on my two hands was not nearly enough to keep track of the amount of [...]

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