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Week 9 Football Recap

November 1st, 2009
College FootballHalloween was a rather light Saturday on the schedule in regards to showdowns but we nearly had our fireworks thanks to #4 Iowa, who took awhile to wake up for their 11 AM (local) start against Indiana. The Hoosiers got out to a 21-7 halftime lead and looked to be well on their way to a remarkable upset (keep in mind that Indiana lost 47-7 at Virginia earlier this season) halfway through the third quarter with another Hawkeye turnover giving them the ball in the red zone.

Saturday Football Preview

October 31st, 2009
College Football12:00 PM ET Indiana at No. 4 Iowa
The Hawkeyes aren't going to be a "style points" kind of team; the key for Kirk Ferentz's team is to simply win games. That's how you end up with the nation's second-longest win streak, and the loss of leading rusher Adam Robinson just serves as one more source of motivation for Iowa. They may not impress in regards to the margin of victory, especially if Hoosier defensive ends Greg Middleton and Jammie Kirlew get to Ricky Stanzi with regularity, but the Hawkeyes will lean on a stout defense to remain undefeated.

Thursday/Friday Football Preview

October 29th, 2009
ACC

Both football games on the schedule before Saturday seem to have the following theme: conference title contender taking on an opponent that's disappointed to this point in the season. North Carolina (4-3, 0-3 ACC) has been hurt by injuries on the offensive line and in the backfield, resulting in the ACC's second-worst offense. But can T.J. Yates and company challenge #13 Virginia Tech (5-2, 3-1) in Blacksburg?

East Carolina vs. Memphis Football Preview

October 26th, 2009
College Football

No football on Wednesday night (Game 1 of the World Series) but there is a game on Tuesday, with East Carolina (4-3, 3-1) hitting the road to take on Memphis (2-5, 1-3) at 8 PM on ESPN2. The Pirates, who are looking to defend their Conference USA title, got off to a slow start this season with losses to West Virginia and North Carolina but they've won three of their last four games.

Week 8 Football Recap

October 26th, 2009
A CHNFootball.com SpecialFollowing last weekend's results the thought of many was that the top three teams in the polls (Florida, Alabama and Texas) were far and away the best teams in the country. But if there was any need for clarification, we learned on Saturday that the college football season is a fluid situation and anything can happen on any given week. Texas was impressive in their dominance of Missouri on the road but it wouldn't be a surprise if they were to have a dogfight on their hands next week in Stillwater.

Saturday Football Preview

October 24th, 2009
A CHNFootball.com Special

12:00 PM ET No. 12 Georgia Tech at Virginia

Wednesday-Friday Football Preview

October 21st, 2009
ACC

Wednesday: Tulsa (4-2, 2-0 Conference USA) @ UTEP (2-4, 1-1), 8 PM on ESPN