College Football Saturday Week 8 Picks

Week 8 of College Football 2016 is here, and so is Sports & Swag’s College Football Saturday Week 8 Picks. And, what a Saturday it should be, especially in the SEC. Three games between ranked teams, including sixth-ranked Texas A&M visiting top-ranked Alabama. I’ll give you my take on all three of those games, my Road Dog of the Week, and two other games from around the country. Last week, we went 4-2 against the number, losing with Ole Miss and Ohio State. We did get the Road Dog of…

College Football Saturday Picks – Week 3

Sportsandswag.com College Football Saturday Picks are back, and what a Saturday it should be! The top 3 teams in the AP and Coaches poll all have true road tests against ranked opponents. First time that’s happened in the history of the poll. If, all three lose, what a Shakeup that would be in the national landscape. But, the impact could be bigger for teams like Oklahoma and Ole Miss if they lose, because at this point they would likely be out of the College Football Playoff picture.  Now, onto my…

Sports & Swag’s 2016 Football Preview: Is Sammie Coates Steelers’ best option opposite Antonio Brown? 

With Martavis Bryant suspended for the entire 2016 season, someone has to step up and fill his void. Markus Wheaton, has been thought to be the favorite to receive the bulk of Bryant’s reps. However, the Steelers do have at least one other option. Most notably of which is second-year receiver Sammie Coates out of Auburn. Coates, the Steelers’ third-round draft pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, had first-round talent coming out of college. So, he has all the physical attributes needed to be an elite receiver in the NFL.…

Jeremy Johnson out Sean White in as Auburn QB. Lawson out longer than expected

After, all the expectations and all the hype surrounding Auburn QB, Jeremy Johnson, it’s taken only three games for him to lose his position as starting QB. At his normal Tuesday morning press conference, head coach Gus Malzahn, announced that Johnson would be benched for this weekend’s Mississippi State game in favor of 2014 four-star freshman Sean White. Auburn fans have been screaming to see if White or anyone else can jumpstart their offense. Their wish was granted today. Is it a panic move by Malzahn? Probably not. Something had…

College Football Power Rankings – Week 3

BYU Freshman QB, Tanner Mangum had already defied the odds once with his Hail Mary pass to senior wide receiver, Mitch Mathews to beat Nebraska. Despite Mathews’ size (6′-6″ 215), the odds of another Hail Mary being successful had to be gigantic. Well, how gigantic were the odds of anything remotely similar happening again? The very next week? But, that’s what happened. This time there was a different target in junior, Mitchell Juergens, and this time there was still time left on the clock. However, the results are the same.…

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…