Feature Game Follow Up, NCAA College Football Week 11

We called it.  I live in Pennsylvania, and I know there’s a lot of Penn State fans walking around right now with mouths open, but it happened.  This https://noozbuffet.com, and it’s NCAA College Football Week 11.

Feature Game Follow Up

(5)Penn State at (17)Minnesota

Both teams came into this game undefeated (8-0), and only one left that way.  Minnesota shocked the world of college football this weekend with a 31-28 upset win over the number five ranked Penn State Nittany Lions.

If you read the Feature Game Analysis than you already know we picked Minnesota to win this game straight up and cover the 6.5 point spread.  Minnesota was getting 6.5 so they did both.

Table Seven is now 5-4-1 versus the spread, but I gotta tell you something, I was so happy for Minnesota I forgot all about the spread.  The Golden Gophers are now 9-0 overall, and still in first place in the Big 10 West.  With Ohio State’s win over Maryland, the Buckeyes and Minnesota are the only two teams still undefeated in the Big 10.

Minnesota scored first when Tanner Morgan passed to Rashod Bateman for a 66 yard touchdown.  Penn State answered with a 45 yard touchdown run by Journey Brown.

Then it was Chris Autman-Bell’s turn as he caught a 21 yard touchdown pass from Morgan.  Penn State kicked a field goal, and it was a 14-10 score at the end of the first quarter.

The Golden Gophers remained in the lead for the rest of the game until the final whistle blew.  Penn State lead Minnesota in all offensive stat categories, but they lost the turnover battle (3 turnovers).

Minnesota’s QB Tanner Morgan was sensational (18-20, 339 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions).  That’s almost a perfect game.  WR Rashod Bateman was sensational (7 receptions, 203 yards, and 1 touchdown).  After Penn State scored in the first quarter at almost the 11 minute mark, Minnesota’s defense kept them out of the endzone until the final minutes of the third quarter.  That’s a tremendous defensive effort there.

Alright everyone I hoped you enjoyed this game.  It was fantastic.  We’ll see you all back here Thursday morning, November 14th, at 6 am for the Table Seven Top 6.  It’s NCAA College Football Week 12 coming up.

 

Feature Game Analysis, College Football Week 11

What is up, what is up?  Hello everyone, did you enjoy the Table Seven Top 6 this morning?  Yes, that LSU, Alabama game is going to be awesome, but hey now, don’t forget about that Big 10 game.  It’s college football week 11, and this is our Feature Game Analysis.

(5)PENN STATE at (13)MINNESOTA

When I was in high school, I went to the Penn State Football Camp.  There was kid there named Greg White.  Greg was a highly recruited football player coming out of the class of ’98.  He played high school ball at Shabazz in Newark, New Jersey.

This was over the summer of 1997, and I know Penn State wanted him bad, but Greg ended up going to, Minnesota.  Yes, he went to Minnesota, and Minnesota wasn’t that good then, but that’s where he went, and I think he ended up playing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

What does this story have to do with this weekend’s game between the 8-0 Nittany Lions and the 8-0 Golden Gophers?  Absolutely nothing, but Greg White was from New Jersey, and I’m from New Jersey.  He went to Minnesota, and I will pick Minnesota this weekend to not only win straight up, but to cover the 6.5 point spread.

Feature Game Winner

Minnesota

Feature Game Winner (V.T.S)

Minnesota +6.5

Okay everyone, thank you for coming back this afternoon to peep out the Feature Game Analysis.  If you want to write in and chat with us, please do.  Leave a message, or whatever.  Enjoy the rest of your week, and enjoy all the games on the schedule this weekend.  

Penn State Football Camp Summer 1997

Photo 1 and 2- Random Stadium Photos

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Photo 3 and 4

The top photo, back left is me!  Next to me was a guy Named Mitch, he was a quarterback.  Front Left is I have no idea, and next to him was my friend Nick.  Nick and I drove to the camp together.

In the bottom photo sitting in the front right is my friend William.  He also drove to the camp with me.  William was recruited to Rhode Island.

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Table Seven Top 6, College Football Week 11

Um, yes, it is week 11.  I can’t believe how fast these weeks are going, but here we are.  There are two big time matchups this weekend, Saturday, November 9th so I will not keep you waiting.  It’s College Football week 11, and this is the https://noozbuffet.com Table Seven Top 6.

  1. (11)Baylor at TCU- TCU is home this weekend, and they play host to an undefeated (8-0) Baylor team that’s 3-0 on the road, and in first place in the Big 12 ahead of Oklahoma.  Currently, TCU is 4-4 overall, so they’ll be looking to break .500 with a win this week, and it might be possible.  The Horned Frogs are underdogs at home, but not by much, which tells me a lot of people think they’re much better than their 4-4 record would lead you to believe.
  2. (5)Penn State at (13)Minnesota- Minnesota is 8-0 and in first place in the Big 10 West.  Penn State is 8-0, and they’re neck and neck with Ohio State in the East.  Penn State’s defense is ranked 9th overall, and they’re second in the Nation against the pass, but that pass defense will surely be tested this weekend.  Minnesota’s Rashod Bateman, (626 yards, 6 touchdowns) and Tyler Johnsons (626 yards, 7 touchdowns) are two very good receivers.
  3. (20)Kansas State at Texas- The 5-3 Longhorns are favorites at home this weekend, but K-State is red hot.  The Wildcats are 6-2 overall, and finally, they’re back in the Top 25.  First it was Oklahoma, and then it was Kansas.  If the old saying that everything comes in 3’s holds true, Texas will fall next.
  4. (1)LSU at (2)Alabama- Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better than Penn State and Minnesota, number one and number two in the country showed up.  This will be another matchup of undefeated 8-0 teams, but not only that, we’ll get to see two of the best quarterbacks in college football right now compete.  LSU’s Joe Burrow (2,805 yards, 30 touchdowns) is almost completing 80% of his passes, and Tua Tagovailoa (2,166 yards, 27 touchdowns) has only thrown two interceptions this entire season. 
  5. (18)Iowa at (16)Wisconsin- This is another big time Big 10 game this weekend.  The Badgers are home and look to control this game on the ground with Jonathan Taylor who is now over 1,000 yards rushing.  The Hawkeyes have been playing tremendous defense all season though, and currently, they’re 8th against the run.  Expect them to put the pressure on Wisconsin’s QB Jack Coan, and attempt to make the Badgers one-dimensional.  Jack Coan is very consistent, and despite not having some of the numbers a Joe Burrow has, he’s capable of winning this game for Wisconsin if his number is called.
  6. Iowa State at (9)Oklahoma- Kickoff is scheduled for 8 o’clock Saturday night, and Oklahoma is a two touchdown favorite at home in Norman.  Remember, Iowa State plays their best football when they’re not ranked in the Top 25.  Not many people know about Cyclone QB Brock Purdy (2,567 yards, 15 touchdowns), but maybe they will after this game. 

Thank you for checking in this morning.  Don’t forget to come back and visit us this afternoon at 3 o’clock for the Feature Game Analysis.  Right now, we are 4-4-1 versus the spread.  See y’all later!

Feature Game Follow Up, College Football Week 10

Thank you everyone for visiting https://noozbuffet.com for the aftermath of the SMU, Memphis Game.  Week 10 of the college football season is now over, and this is our Feature Game follow up. 

Last night was a night of firsts.  I don’t think there was ever a week when we didn’t at least pick one winner, weather it be straight up or versus the points.  We picked SMU to win the game and cover the spread, and we lost both.

I have two questions?  What happened to defense, and who the heck is Antonio Gibson?  Last night’s game between the Mustangs and the Tigers was hard hitting and exciting.  Both teams were fired up under the lights, and both teams were emotionally charged.  The atmosphere was incredible.

Memphis’s senior Antonio Gibson is a big wide receiver, he’s 6’2, 225 pounds, and during this game we saw him run over people, run around people, and single handedly, take this game over.  He had 6 catches for 130 yards and a touchdown.   In addition, he returned 3 kickoffs for 159 yards and a touchdown.  SMU didn’t want to kickoff anymore.  They were afraid of what Gibson might do.

I was really impressed by several guys however, and teammate, senior WR Damonte Coxie, was magnificent, not Magnifico, but magnificent.  Coxie caught 7 balls for 143 yards, and he scored 2 touchdowns last night to help Memphis win this game.

Speaking of senior TE Joey Magnifico, had 2 catches for 30 yards, but he did return a kickoff for 40 yards, which gave the Tigers excellent field position.

SMU scored the game’s first touchdown (Shane Buechele passed to Kylen Granson for a 16 yd. touchdown), and their opening drive was perfect, but Memphis answered right back.  That’s how the game went until Memphis took the lead.  SMU showed incredible heart last night, and they never gave up, but without their defense controlling the game, it turned into a shootout.  SMU RB Xavier Jones was held to 22 yards on 11 carries.

It was a 23-17 ball game at halftime, Memphis was winning.  Memphis received the opening kickoff to start the second half and Gibson returned it for a 97 yard touchdown.  The Tigers did two very important things, they answered back after SMU scored the first touchdown, and they took the momentum to start the second half.  They were home and they made the most of this opportunity.

This was SMU’s first loss of the season, and both teams are now 8-1 overall.  The Tigers were ranked 24th overall before this game so it will be interesting to see where they are after beating (15)SMU.

Okay football fans, this Feature Game Follow up concludes our coverage of college football, week 10.  Michigan, Notre Dame, and Utah were all victorious, and Georgia UPSET the Gators in the Swamp!  (4)Clemson won big, (7)Oregon won big over USC, and the Buckeyes had a bye.  Week 11 is coming up Thursday, November 7th so don’t forget to check back to https://noozbuffet.com.  It’s the Table Seven Top 6 at 6 am, and the Feature Game Analysis in the afternoon at 3 o’clock.  Thank you.  

Feature Game Analysis, College Football Week 10

Welcome back everyone.  This is our College Football Week 10 Feature Game Analysis.  This week we’ll look in depth at the game between SMU and Memphis.

Feature Game Analysis

(15)SMU at Memphis

Kickoff is scheduled for Saturday night, November 2nd at 7:30 pm.  SMU is on the road, traveling to the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee where they’re 5.5 point underdogs.  SMU, in my opinion, is the better team here so for them to be underdogs against Memphis would only be because they’re on the road.  Nevertheless, that’s interesting.

SMU is very good  They’re undefeated (8-0) and ranked fifteenth nationally.  The Mustangs have played several close games this season including that three overtime win against Tulsa, but they won them all.  That’s what they do.  They’re also ranked 12th overall in total offense registering 504 yards per game.

RB Xavier Jones (884 yards/14 touchdowns) is a workhorse.  He’s averaging 110 yards per game and 5.4 yards per carry.  That gives the Mustang offense balance and confidence, and the result?  QB Shane Buechele passed for 2,325 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Memphis is home, and obviously having home field advantage is huge for them this week.  They’re (7-1) overall, with their only loss coming at the hands of Temple.  I know that hurts, but all they can do is keep winning, and they’ve done just that.

Memphis can play with SMU, but they need to prove that saturday.  I always end up rooting for the underdog, but I actually like SMU this season.

Feature Game Winner

SMU

Feature Game Winner (VTS)

SMU -5.5

Well, that wraps up our analysis of SMU and Memphis.  Thank you for checking back.  As you can see, we’re picking SMU to straight up win this weekend on the road against Memphis.  We’re also picking SMU lending 5.5, as we expect to improve our record versus the spread to 5-3-1.  Alright, it’s college football week 10 coming up this weekend, Saturday, November 2nd.  Have a great weekend!

Table Seven Top 6, NCAA College Football Week 10

We would like to welcome everyone to the http://noozbuffet.com Table Seven Top 6.  It is college football week 10.

Table Seven Top 6

  1. West Virginia at Baylor- Tonight, October 31st, at 8:00pm, West Virginia and Baylor kickoff in Waco, Texas.  Baylor is undefeated and expects to remain undefeated after playing the 3-4 Mountaineers.
  2. Virginia Tech at (16)Notre Dame- The Hokies travel to Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish.  Both teams are 5-2, but Notre Dame finds themselves in a must win situation after losing to Michigan last week.  V-Tech could break into the Top 25 with a win this week.
  3. (8)Georgia At (6)Florida- The 6-1 Bulldogs travel to the Swamp in Jacksonville, Florida to play the 7-1 Gators.  Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 pm, Saturday afternoon.  Florida is a 6.5 point underdog at home.  What could be sweeter for Georgia than a win on the road against Florida?
  4.  (9)Utah at Washington- The 5-3 Huskies are home this weekend, Saturday, November 2nd.  Utah is in first place in the PAC-12 South, and as good as the Huskies can be, I don’t expect Utah to lose this game.  (Not this late in the season with national rankings and playoff hopes in sight.)
  5. (15)SMU at Memphis- The (7-1) Memphis Tigers are shocking a lot of people this season, but they’ll have a legitimate test Saturday night, November 2nd.  SMU is undefeated (8-0), and they don’t give a fu*k.  SMU is good, but on the flip side, with a win this week, Memphis could prove that early season loss to Temple was nothing more than a fluke.
  6. (7)Oregon at USC- Saturday night, November 2nd, the Ducks and the Trojans kickoff in Los Angeles.  Oregon is in first place in the PAC-12 North, and they’re 2-0 on the road this season.  USC is 5-3 overall and look for a big upset this weekend despite being 4.5 point underdogs at home.

Okay everyone.  Thank you for reading along.  Don’t forget to check back this afternoon at 3:00 pm for the http://noozbuffet.com Feature Game Analysis.  Coming up, it’s college football week 10, and we’re looking to improve our record to 5-3-1 versus the spread. 

Feature Game Follow up, NCAA College Football Week 9

Well, we picked UCF to win the game.  We said if it turned into a shootout, Temple would not win, and they didn’t.  We did however, think the game was going to be a lot closer than it was.  We’re now 4-3-1 versus the spread.  BOOOOOOO!  Why didn’t we just pick Michigan again?

UCF @ Temple

Last night I Tweeted, “I don’t understand how Temple can be the only team to beat Memphis, and then lose to UCF by 42 at home.”  There’s probably not a better way to start this follow up so, I say again….

I don’t understand how Temple can be the only team to beat Memphis and then lose to UCF by 42 at home?  The final score of last night’s game was 63-21, and UCF improved their overall record to 6-2.  They also gained some leadway over the now 5-3 Owls in the American Athletic-East Division, but both teams still tail first place Cincinnati.

The Golden Knights dominated Temple last night, and UCF might not be that undefeated team who’s knocking on the playoff door, like they were last year, but they’re still very good.  UCF’s defense picked off Temple QB Anthony Russo twice, and they held RB Ray Davis to 26 yards on 12 carries!  That’s 2.2 yards per carry!

Temple’s Senior RB Jager Gardner was held to 13 yards on 11 carries!  Gardner did have a touchdown though, but still man, that’s 39 yards of rushing between both of them.

QB Dillon Gabriel was sensational last night.  He completed 10 passes for 218 yards, and he tossed 3 touchdown passes (no interceptions).  UCF was also able to run the ball at will last night.  RB Otis Anderson (1 td) rushed for 205 yards on 17 carries, and teammate Bentavious Thompson (2 touchdowns) rushed for another 87.

Temple was held scoreless in the second half.  Next week, Temple plays South Florida.

It was another week of good college football.  We saw Penn State beat Michigan State 28-7, and we also saw Minnesota manhandle Maryland 52-10.  What about Ohio State?  The Buckeyes dominated Wisconsin 38-7, and all three remain perfect in the Big 10. This was also a weekend of upsets.  TCU beat (15)Texas 37-27, Kansas State won 48-41 against the number five Sooners, and Oklahoma State beat (23)Iowa State 34-27.  Breaking into the Top 25 seems to be Iowa’s curse because every time they do, they lose.  What the heck?  Alright everyone, we’ll see you Thursday.  Don’t forget, on Halloween, Thursday, October 31st, it’s the Table Seven Top 6 in the morning at 6 o’clock, and the Feature Game Analysis in the afternoon at 3:00 pm.  NCAA College Football Week 10 coming up!  Have a good week.

Feature Game Analysis, NCAA College Football Week 9

What’s going on?  How’s err’body feeling?  Guess what?  We’re about to go 5-2-1 versus the spread.  🔥🔥💲💰💰  I like Tulane over Navy, and I liked Boston College getting 35.5 against Clemson, but we’re going with the UCF and Temple game this week, and here it is, the https://noozbuffet.com, Feature Game Analysis.  This is NCAA College Football Week 9.

UCF @ TEMPLE 

Central Florida is away this week at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7 o’clock Saturday night, October 26th.  Temple is a 10.5 point underdog at home.

Both teams play in the American Athletic Conference, and both trail Cincinnati.  Temple and UCF share the same stats when it comes to records with the exception of Temple losing last week and UCF winning, but respectively, it’s Temple in second place, and UCF in 3rd.

Last week Temple lost to SMU 45-21, (hahaha) and I’m laughing because SMU is very good.  They don’t give a fu*k!  Temple is hot too though, and Temple was rolling until that game last week.  Personally, I don’t think they were ready.  Ill-prepared is the word I was thinking of.

So, the Owls are 5-2 now overall.  QB Anthony Russo has help in senior WR Isaiah Wright, who leads the team with 5 touchdowns.  Wright has the ability to stretch defenses.  Junior WR Jadan Blue is a contributor and currently, he’s leading Temple in receptions with 42.  He also has 529 total yards receiving.  Russo (14 TD’s, 1,674 yards passing) is a senior, and he needs to take over the leadership role this weekend.  He’s 6’4 and 235 pounds, he’s not a little guy.  He’s a big guy that needs to play big and without mistakes.

In the backfield, Temple features freshman, Re’Mahn (Ray) Davis.  Davis averages 5.1 yards per carry.  He has a good combination of power and speed at 5’9 210 pounds.

Defensively, senior LB Sean Bradley (57 total tackles) can be menacing, but SMU really exploited their secondary last week.  They’ll have to tighten up back there.

Once upon a time…UCF was ranked 15th in the country.  Last week the Golden Knights beat East Carolina 41-28.  UCF is ranked 3rd in the country in total offense with 553 yards per game!  They’re also ranked 8th in passing yards (341 yards per game), but there’s something interesting going on in the backfield.

Junior RB Greg McCrae leads the team in carries (72).  He also has 6 touchdowns and guarantees 5.6 yards every time he touches the ball, but the Golden Knights have four speedy guys back there who combine for 1,359 yards of rushing offense.  They’re fast.

UCF has a freshman at QB, but Dillion Gabriel is playing like a straight up vet.  He passed for 2,000 yards already, and he has 17 touchdowns.  Like I said, Temple needs to play better in the secondary this week.

At WR, UCF has a stud in junior Gabriel Davis.  Davis (6’3 215) is big, he’s fast, and he’s productive.  He’s averaging 119 yards per game, and he has 10 touchdowns.

Temple is home this week, and when the Owls play home, they play with passion.  The question is can they slow down Central Florida’s offense.  If this game turns into a shootout, I don’t think Temple can win.  If Temple can control UCF’s offense, they have a shot.  I think UCF wins a close one here.

Feature Game Winner

UCF

Ferature Game Winner (VTS)

Temple +10.5

Table Seven Top 6, NCAA College Football Week 9

🏈Welcome to Week 9 of the NCAA College Football Season.  As always, the schedule is loaded with great matchups, but we only pick 6.  I hope everyone is having a great week, now let’s get into it, and see what this weekend has in store for us.  🏈

  1. (2)LSU at (9)Auburn-Kickoff is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th at 3:30.  LSU is home at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.  The Tigers are now ranked second in the country after winning last week 36-13 against Mississippi State.  They had two very big wins this season against (15)Texas and (7)Florida!  Florida was red hot at the time.  Up next for LSU is (9)Auburn, and then it’s (1)Alabama.  Ninth ranked Auburn is 6-1, and last week they blew out Arkansas 51-10.  They did lose to Florida, but they’re still the only team to beat Oregon.
  2. (13)Wisconsin at (3)Ohio State- I’m an Ohio State fan, and I couldn’t wait for this game.  It would’ve been better if Wisconsin was still undefeated, but hey, it’s still a matchup that’s going to reveal some much needed information about both teams.  Kickoff is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at 12:00 in Columbus, Ohio.  The Badgers are 6-1 and they’re in 2nd place in the Big 10 West.  Up until last week’s huge upset loss to Illinois 23-24, the 2019 Badgers had us thinking about the good old days of RB Ron Dayne and Head Coach, Barry Alverez.  It’s really tough though to take a loss like that right before playing an undefeated Ohio State team because a six game winning streak could be forgotten very easily in the world of college football after two straight losses.  This is a must win for Wisconsin.  Sophomore linebacker Jack Sanborn is up to 57 tackles and 3.5 sacks, and the Badgers are going to need nothing short of excellence out of their defense this week.  The Buckeyes are 7-0 and they’re in 1st place in the Big 10 East.  Last week they beat Northwestern 52-3, and that has pretty much been the story for every team that played the Buckeyes this season.  The fact that Cincinnati is the only ranked team they’ve beaten however, has some people whispering upset, but with the 7th ranked offense averaging 527 yards per game, I don’t think Buckeye fans are concerned.
  3. (8)Notre Dame at (19)Michigan- The Fighting Irish and the Wolverines is a rivalry game.  It is.  Kickoff will be at 7:30 Saturday night, October 26th in Ann Arbor.  Notre Dame is 5-1 and 1st in the Independents.  Last week they beat rebuilding USC 30-27, and earlier this season they recovered nicely from a Georgia loss by beating Virginia 35-20.  The Fighting Irish are averaging 450 yards per game on offense.  Quarterback Ian Book is completing 63% of his passes and has thrown for 14 touchdowns.  RB Tony Jones Jr, has 80 carries for 557 yards and 4 touchdowns.  Michigan is coming off a disappointing 28-21 loss to Penn State, but what’s even worse is they now have two losses, which could turn into four with Notre Dame and Ohio State still left to play.  They’ll need a good defensive effort, and zero mistakes on offense this week.  Last week Shea Patterson was held without a touchdown, and he was picked off once so Michigan will also need a better effort from their quarterback.  WR Ronnie Bell has been playing good, and we thought he was ready for a breakout game last week, but he let that pass slip through his hands late in the game, which could’ve tied the game.  Like I said, no mistakes this week.
  4. Boston College at (4)Clemson- This game will start Saturday night, October 26th at 7:30 at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.  Boston College is 4-3 and ranked 3rd in the Atlantic Coast Atlantic Division.  Clemson is undefeated (7-0) and they’re in 1st place.  I think it was like two weeks ago when we made that joke about Clemson being the only team that keeps winning and keeps going down in the rankings, LOL, but it’s true.
  5. Liberty at Rutgers- The Liberty Flames travel to Piscataway, New Jersey Saturday, October 26th for a 12:00, high noon kickoff.  Liberty is 5-2.  They lost to Syracuse 24-0, and 35-14 to the Louisiana Rajun’ Cajuns.  Offensively, the Flames throw for 265 yards per game.  QB Stephen Calvert completed 137 passes in 224 attempts.  He has 1,920 yards passing and 15 touchdowns.  RB Frankie Hickson has 418 yards rushing with 3 touchdowns.  Rutgers will be a tough opponent for them?  I don’t know much about Liberty, but I worked in New Brunswick, New Jersey during Greg Schiano’s days at Rutgers.  That city was on fire at the time!  C’mon Rutgers!  You’re better than 1-6!  Bring some pride back to Jersey.  Last week Rutgers lost 42-7 to Minnesota.
  6. (5)Oklahoma State at Kansas State- Saturday afternoon at 12 o’clock in Manhattan, Kansas, the Sooners and the Wildcats will take the field.  Kansas State is 4-2 and 5th in the Big 12.  Last week they beat TCU 24-17.  QB Skyler Thompson completed 80 of 133 passes, but a 60% completion rating isn’t very good. He also had 994 yards and 7 touchdowns.  That isn’t very good either.  RB James Gilbert gets most of the carries, and he’s averaging 5.2 yards per carry with 4 touchdowns.  Oklahoma State is 7-0 and in first place in the Big 12.  Last week they beat West Virginia 52-14.  The Sooners are an absolute machine on offense.  In the Country, they’re ranked 10th in passing, 14th in rushing, and 2nd overall with 612 yards per game.   K-State can’t afford another loss, but a win isn’t likely this week.  Oklahoma’s QB Jalen Hurts has 20 touchdowns and 2,074 yards this season.  His completion percentage is 74%.  Oklahoma is darn good.

Okay everyone.  Thank you for checking in to read the Table Seven Top 6 of NCAA College Football Week 9.  If you guys want to write in to discuss our picks, or discuss games you’re looking forward to that we didn’t pick, please do.  We not only welcome that, but we encourage your feedback.  As always, don’t forget to check back this afternoon at 3:00 for the Feature Game Analysis, and our pick versus the spread as we attempt to go 5-2-1 when the money is on the line.  🏈💰💰💲🔥🔥🔥

Feature Game Follow Up; Michigan @ Pennsylvania State University

Good morning.  Our Featured Game this weekend was Michigan versus Penn State.  Penn State was home, and yes, they were 9 point favorites.  We felt nine was way too much for a team like Penn State to be giving, and it was.  The final score was 28-21 Penn State did win the game, but Michigan covered the spread.  Table Seven is now 4-2-1 when it comes to the money.  💰💸💵🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥.

It was a 7:30 kickoff last night for Michigan and Penn State, and when it was all said and done, Penn State won by a touchdown.  The final score was 28-21, and the Wolverines left University Park with their second loss.  They’re now 5-2.  Penn State is 7-0!  Yes, they’re still undefeated, and 1st in the Big 10 East.

Penn State jumped out to 21-0 lead, but Zach Carbonnet (15 Carries, 81 yards, and 2 touchdowns) broke off a 12 yard run for Michigan’s first score.  It was 21-7 going into the locker room at halftime.  Most of the the third quarter was a defensive struggle with Michigan’s RB Zach Charbonnet scoring once again with time winding down.  It was 21-14, Penn State was winning.

Michigan never had the lead in this game as Penn State’s QB Sean Clifford opened up the fourth quarter with a 53 touchdown yard pass to KJ Hamler and Penn State was up by two touchdowns.

Late in the game, Michigan had a chance to bring the score even, but Ronnie Bell let a Shea Patterson pass slip through his hands in the end zone with 2:01 left to play.

Penn State QB Sean Clifford threw for 183 yards and 3 touchdowns.  He also led the team with 17 yards rushing.  KJ Hamler had 6 catches for 108 yards and touchdowns.

Michigan’s QB Shea Patterson threw for 276 yards, but he was picked off once, and he had zero touchdowns.

You have to give it to Penn State.  They’re slowly rising to a level Coach Franklin began setting his sight on last season.  After Illinois upset Wisconsin yesterday, it makes the fact that Penn State is undefeated that much more special.  That’s two wins now, back to back, against two ranked opponents.  They still have to play Minnesota and Ohio State, both teams are 7-0 right now, and a very good Michigan State team.

The last half of this season is going to be electric!

 

Thank you for checking in today, Sunday, October 20th. It was a wonderful weekend of football.  How about Illinois upsetting Wisconsin!  SMU won, and I was rooting for Tulane, but Memphis was too much.  We hope everyone has a great week, and we’ll see everyone Thursday morning, October 24th, at 6am for the Table Seven Top 6, and again in the afternoon at 3pm for the Feature Game Analysis.  It’s NCAA College Football Week 9 coming up.