The Lowe Down

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

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

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

Week Four Lowe Down: Bulldogs battle, Pokes roll

Week Four Lowe Down: Bulldogs battle, Pokes roll

Matt Lowe

September 22 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

Week Three Lowe Down: The Palmetto state shines

Week Three Lowe Down: The Palmetto state shines

Matt Lowe

September 15 If Florida is going to be a contender in the SEC East, then it will have to get a number of issues resolved. Most notably, keeping its best offensive players on the field. FULL STORY

Week Two Lowe Down: Will the road be friendly?

Week Two Lowe Down: Will the road be friendly?

Matt Lowe

September 08 Clemson and Auburn hook up for Round 2 in Death Valley. Ohio State and Oklahom collide for Round 2 in Columbus. Georgia and Notre Dame clash for the first time since the two played for the 1980 national title. FULL STORY

Week One Lowe Down: Bama flexes, Jackets sting

Week One Lowe Down: Bama flexes, Jackets sting

Matt Lowe

September 01 But it’s great for college football when teams such as Florida, Michigan, South Carolina, NC State West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Texas A&M, UCLA, Georgia Tech, Tennessee, FULL STORY

Bama's Fitzpatrick a spitting image of Rod Woodson

Bama's Fitzpatrick a spitting image of Rod Woodson

Matt Lowe

August 08 Woodson was a ball-hawk who doubled as an extremely dangerous runner with the ball in his hands. Fitzpatrick, who was an All-SEC first-team selection, an All-American and finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award as a true sophomore FULL STORY

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