College Football Playoff, New Year’s Six 2017 Preview

  This College Football season has been filled with memorable moments and fantastic finishes. Now, it’s time to crown a champion. The next leg of the journey kicks off in Atlanta Chick Fil-A Peach Bowl, and in Glendale Arizona with the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. Who wins and makes the trip to Tampa next Monday night? And, what about the remainder of the New Year’s Six matchups? Sports & Swag previews and predicts each game, starting with tonight’s Orange Bowl between the Michigan Wolverines and Florida State Seminoles.   1. ALABAMA…

Final College Football Playoff Rankings – The way they SHOULD look

  The campaign time is over. It’s time for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee to determine and announce who the four teams will be that compete for the National Championship. The process isn’t so cut and dry this time around. There are seven teams that have a legitimate claim on one of the four spots. Well, I should say there are four teams that have legitimate arguments for the last spot. In my eye, Alabama and Ohio State are locks, and Washington is very close to a lock. That…

College Football Power Rankings and Stock Report – Week 8

There is a flip-flop at the top of the rankings after a pretty good ‘Showdown Saturday’. Unless you haven’t heard, maybe the biggest news week was a QB change at Ohio State. About time. That was at the top of the rankings. At the bottom of the rankings, Memphis made the biggest strides. They enter the rankings for the first time after their huge win over Ole Miss at the Liberty Bowl. The Tigers are 6-0 and rolling in a much better than advertised AAC. STOCK UP –  The AAC…

College Football Power Rankings and Stock Report – Week 6

They don’t call it Shakeup Saturday for nothing. In a weekend, where four of the top five teams in last week’s rankings lost, the most impressive team was arguably the Florida Gators. In the past couple of years, of the post-Urban Meyer era, the Florida Gators have lost a lot of that chomp that made them one of the nation’s elite teams. No longer was it as intimidating to play the Gators at The Swamp, and it just wasn’t very intimidating to play the Gators, period. The number of top-level…

S&S College Football Week 2 Power Rankings – Buckeyes keep their focus,Texas A&M joins the party …..

  The first week of College Football is officially in the books, and there are a few changes since the release of the preseason rankings. The news was good for Texas A&M, as they made the biggest leap after dismantling Arizona State. However, the news wasn’t so good for Penn State, and Stanford. Both teams lost on the road and took a tumble out of this week’s rankings. Other than that, most of the Top 25 teams were pretty much status quo. Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes, avenged their only…

Sports & Swag Football Preview – 2015 Big Ten

Is Ezekiel Elliott the best running back in the nation on the nation’s best team? Can the Buckeyes do it again with the bullseye square on their back? Just a couple of questions that will be answered in Sports & Swag’s 2015 Big Ten preview. BIG TEN EAST PROJECTED ORDER OF FINISH 1. OHIO STATE –  No doubt they’re the best team in the nation. But, can they find the magic again? One things for sure, the schedule sets up extremely well for the Buckeyes to make another long run.…