Week Eight Lowe Down: Nittany Lions, Irish roll on

Week Eight Lowe Down: Nittany Lions, Irish roll on

Matt Lowe

October 20 USC could be in for a big challenge here. The Trojans were really banged up on defense, especially on the D-line, before their win over Utah a week ago, but losing defensive tackle Josh Fatu to a concussion FULL STORY

First & 20: Pac-12 hurting itself

First & 20: Pac-12 hurting itself

Anthony Gimino

October 16 Every league is a slave to television and its capricious kickoff times and the need for broadcast windows outside of those on Saturday. We get that. That's the new normal. But the Pac-12 -- twice this season -- has put one of its best teams in peril by scheduling FULL STORY

Week Seven Lowe Down: Auburn, Texas get big wins

Week Seven Lowe Down: Auburn, Texas get big wins

Matt Lowe

October 14 Sure, Clemson and Alabama currently look like the top two teams, but after a trip to Syracuse Friday night, the Tigers play Georgia Tech, NC State (in Raleigh) and Florida State in consecutive weeks, so they will be tested. FULL STORY

First & 20: Lone Star State rises again

First & 20: Lone Star State rises again

Anthony Gimino

October 08 Well, ahem, TCU already upset the Cowboys in Stillwater, and the Sooners broke a wagon wheel with Saturday's home loss to 30-point underdog Iowa State. FULL STORY

Week Six Lowe Down: Miami snaps streak, TCU struts

Week Six Lowe Down: Miami snaps streak, TCU struts

Matt Lowe

October 06 Georgia’s running game and defense are a big reason why the Bulldogs look like a legit SEC title contender. But don’t sleep on what true freshman quarterback Jake Fromm has brought to Kirby Smart’s team. FULL STORY

First & 20: Don't sleep on Wisconsin

First & 20: Don't sleep on Wisconsin

Anthony Gimino

October 01 Wisconsin is still just so Wisconsin. Great offensive line. Stop-me-if-you-can running game. Efficient passing attack. Stout defensive front seven. Perhaps you've seen this before. FULL STORY

No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

Sports Xchange

October 01 Back-to-back interceptions by Tariq Thompson and Kameron Kelly denied Northern Illinois' upset bid as No. 19 San Diego State survived a sluggish offensive performance to win 34-28 on Saturday night. FULL STORY

Week Five Lowe Down: Clemson, UGA survive road

Week Five Lowe Down: Clemson, UGA survive road

Matt Lowe

September 29 Vanderbilt defensive lineman Nifae Lealao might have made one of the dumbest comments in sports history when he said “Alabama, you’re next” after a 14-7 win over Kansas State two weekends ago. That remark fueled Alabama’s FULL STORY

Northern Illinois to challenge No. 19 San Diego State

Northern Illinois to challenge No. 19 San Diego State

Sports Xchange

September 26 Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey remembers the play well, citing it first when listing the challenges his Huskies face defending 19th-ranked San Diego State FULL STORY

First & 20: UGA's Fromm leads freshmen QB invasion

First & 20: UGA's Fromm leads freshmen QB invasion

Anthony Gimino

September 24 The weather has held back FSU’ eagerness to return to the field and get in the win column after losing the opener to top-ranked Alabama, but NC State won’t give a rip about that entering FULL STORY

MW STANDINGS

Mountain Division
TEAM
W-L
PF
PA
Colorado State
5-2
244
172
Boise State
4-2
174
137
Wyoming
4-2
144
127
Utah State
3-4
209
207
New Mexico
3-3
152
161
Air Force
2-4
216
191
West Division
TEAM
W-L
PF
PA
San Diego State
6-1
205
147
Fresno State
4-2
198
120
Hawaii
3-4
202
249
UNLV
2-4
186
201
Nevada
1-6
177
249
San Jose State
1-7
131
331
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