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Season Preview and Week 1 Picks

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College Football is back for the 2015 season! Tom and Dan return for another year of podcasts, beginning with this season preview episode. They cover all of the Power 5 conferences, and then finish off with a few bets for week 1.

Listen using the player below, or subscribe to the Take the Points College Football Podcast on iTunes or the iPhone Podcast app.

Week 10 Preview: Take the Points Podcast

Auburn and Ole Miss meet at Vaught-Hemingway for a possible playoff elimination game
Auburn and Ole Miss meet at Vaught-Hemingway for a possible playoff elimination game. (Wikipedia photo)

Tom and Dan applaud the Playoff Selection Committee on their first set of rankings, then recap of last week’s big games, including LSU’s upset of Ole Miss and the Penn State-Ohio State double overtime thriller. They proceed to break down the lines for week 10, including Auburn-Ole Miss, Oregon-Stanford, Florida-Georgia, and a lot more. Dan closes with a 4-team teaser pick and a sports bar etiquette tip.

Listen using the player below, or subscribe to the Take the Points College Football Podcast on iTunes or the iPhone Podcast app.

Week 8 Preview: Take the Points Podcast

Tom and Sam break down the best college football games of this Saturday — Florida State vs. Notre Dame, Alabama vs. Texas A&M, Ole Miss vs. Tennessee, and more — in our week 8 podcast. Plus, an in-depth discussion about college football’s attendance problems, jokes about Syracuse, and mid-season reports on Penn State and Wisconsin.

Listen using the player below, or subscribe to the Take the Points College Football Podcast on iTunes or the iPhone Podcast app.

College Football Week 1 Picks

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If you haven’t seen my conference-by-conference season preview, you can read it here.

Here are my picks for week 1.

Ole Miss -10 over Boise State (Thursday night game)

I don’t want to be that guy, but Boise might be done. They weren’t very good last season, not only by Boise standards, but even by Mountain West standards. At least they had the smarts to drop out of the Big East, so that gives them at least one big win. As for this game, all signs point to an Ole Miss victory. The Rebels should be improved from last season, when they were a pretty good team. Bo Wallace made a name for himself, and after being SEC-tested, he should have a field day against a Mountain West foe. Continue reading