The Lowe Down

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

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