Saturday, September 30, 2006

College football preview for today

0:36 1st Qtr
(15) Tennessee (3-1, 0-1 SEC)
Memphis (1-2, 0-1 C-USA)
1 2 3 4


Tennessee leads this one 3-0 as the second quarter begins. Typical of Tennessee, they start slow but expect a blowout in the late minutes of this one. (Update: Tennessee now leads 10-0 at the half).

3:30 PM ET
(24) Georgia Tech (3-1, 1-0 ACC)
(11) Virginia Tech (4-0, 2-0 ACC)

Georgia Tech may be better than their ranking indicates, so expect a closer game than what might otherwise appear-especially since neither team has lost an ACC game yet.

2:30 PM ET
Purdue (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten)
(12) Notre Dame (3-1, 1-1 home)

After last week's remarkable comeback victory over Michigan State, Coach Charlie Weis and quarterback Brady Quinn look to blowout Purdue at home today. Notre Dame actually needs a blowout in order to move up in the polls and hope for a longshot at the national title. One more loss and Notre Dame's title hopes are finished.

8:00 PM ET
(1) Ohio State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten)
(13) Iowa (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten)

This is the prime time game on ABC tonight and they couldn't have picked a better contest. Not only is it a battle of undefeated teams, but it is a battle of two of the best quarterbacks in college football right now; Ohio State's Troy Smith, a Heisman contender, and Iowa's Drew Tate, a Texas native who has had a stellar career for the Hawkeyes. This game will decide first place in the Big Ten, but it will also likely determine whether Ohio State plays for a national title. Make plenty of your favorite snack foods, because this one just might go into a late night overtime.


At Saturday, September 30, 2006 10:03:00 PM, Blogger The Constantly BAREFOOTED Ray said...

What Dave? Not a syllable about how LSU cleaned Mississippi State's clock with a smashing hell of a good score of 48-17? I can't believe it. I'm so disappointed I saw this not. Let's hope the Saints win tomorrow. Take care.


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