The Lowe Down

Week 14 Lowe Down: Playoff or bust, time is now

Week 14 Lowe Down: Playoff or bust, time is now

Matt Lowe

December 02 Now I’m not saying college football’s playoff system remotely resembles Major League Baseball’s, but I like idea of having automatic bids and then wild cards. That way there is no grey area FULL STORY

Rivalry Saturday Lowe Down: Week 13

Rivalry Saturday Lowe Down: Week 13

Matt Lowe

November 26 It’s tough to say whether Auburn will be able to score on Alabama’s top-ranked defense due to the team’s uncertainty at quarterback (Sean White, shoulder), running back (Kam Pettway (leg) and Kerryon Johnson (ankle)) FULL STORY

Week 12 Lowe Down: Buffaloes survive, LSU rolls

Week 12 Lowe Down: Buffaloes survive, LSU rolls

Matt Lowe

November 18 But titles aren’t won in September and October; they are won in November and December. And the teams that have the talent, heart and mental toughness to overcome any obstacle FULL STORY

Week 11 Lowe Down: Huskies win, Auburn escapes

Week 11 Lowe Down: Huskies win, Auburn escapes

Matt Lowe

November 11 As for the other top teams at the moment, I’m still not sold on Washington. Yes, they are a good outfit, but the Huskies take on a surging USC team this weekend and still have to play at Washington State FULL STORY

Week Nine Lowe Down: Wisconsin, Clemson earn Ws

Week Nine Lowe Down: Wisconsin, Clemson earn Ws

Matt Lowe

October 28 This weekend, there are a number of Top 10 teams that could go from contender to pretender real quick. No. 3 Clemson visits No. 12 Florida State in Tallahassee. Undefeated and seventh-ranked Nebraska has to visit Camp FULL STORY

Week Eight Lowe Down: Tide rolls on, LSU stays hot

Week Eight Lowe Down: Tide rolls on, LSU stays hot

Matt Lowe

October 21 Alabama’s dominating win over Tennessee last week was not only impressive, but it also proved one thing: Nick Saban’s ability to adapt to the current college game — and its rules. FULL STORY

Week Seven Lowe Down: Bama, Ohio State survive

Week Seven Lowe Down: Bama, Ohio State survive

Matt Lowe

October 14 Both Tennessee and Wisconsin are capable of doing the deed against two of the best teams in America in Alabama and Ohio State, but the home dogs will have to play flawless FULL STORY

Week Six Lowe Down: A&M stops Vols, Huskies roll

Week Six Lowe Down: A&M stops Vols, Huskies roll

Matt Lowe

October 07 Last week Tennessee barely escaped the jaws of defeat at hands of Georgia on a last-second Hail Mary, but Butch Jones’ squad likely won’t be as fortunate this week in College Station. Even if the Vols FULL STORY

Week Five Lowe Down: Stanford, Clemson get key Ws

Week Five Lowe Down: Stanford, Clemson get key Ws

Matt Lowe

September 30 Athletic receivers are all over the place as are talented defenders for both teams. But the key matchup to watch in this game is Clemson’s front seven against FULL STORY

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Houston gets payback

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Houston gets payback

Matt Lowe

September 29 And here’s why. Last year, UH quarterback Greg Ward Jr. played sparingly in the loss to UConn, but he is healthy now and UH has payback on its mind. FULL STORY