The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 12, 2018

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Starting 11: It’s Still Bama, Clemson, Notre Dame & Michigan (Outkick) It was a status quo Saturday with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Michigan all winning games by double digits to maintain their clear status as the top four teams in college football. Disgraced Ohio State Coach Goes Scorched Earth: Saw Texas Coach Cheat on Wife… Read more »

Starting 11: It’s Still Bama, Clemson, Notre Dame & Michigan

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It was a status quo Saturday with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Michigan all winning games by double digits to maintain their clear status as the top four teams in college football. But at least in the Outkick playoff chase, we did see a shift behind them, I’ve dropped Oklahoma back quite a bit simply… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the mailbag to distract you from work or school. So let’s get rolling. Kyle writes: “Long time fan, first time question to the mailbag. I read both of your books, Dixieland Delight and On Rocky Top during my 2010 deployment; I’ve been a huge fan of yours ever since. So onto the question: Assuming Notre… Read more »

Make Your Week 11 picks

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Week 10 of the College football season was an absolutely wild one. The Crimson Tide rolled the Tigers (as predicted here), Nebraska covered against the Buckeyes, and the Red Raiders gave Oklahoma a run for their money. Big congratulations to our lone Week 10 winner who nailed all 10 picks. Here’s what a perfect score… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 9, 2018

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Steelers Step on the Gas and Throttle Panthers, 52-21 (Pittsburgh Post Gazette) They are nine games into a season that once seemed headed for turmoil again after a 1-2-1 start along with some on- and off-field problems. But no more. They played faster in Heinz Field on offense, defense and special teams Thursday night than Antonio… Read more »

Chiefs Hunting for Cardinal in Our Week 10 Confidence Pool

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Another very good week as we went 10-3 straight up in our Confidence Pool picks, but the Cowboys cost us dearly with their loss to the Titans. We move on to Week 10, where we rate our most confident straight up pick from (14) (four teams on a bye) all the way to our least… Read more »

Back Bengals & Big Blue in Week 10 Upset Alert

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We did the splits last week on our top upset picks as the Steelers not only covered the number but delivered a money line winner with an outright victory over the Ravens. Unfortunately, our roll stopped there as the Bucs could not cover as nearly touchdown dogs to the Panthers. Let’s get a sweep this… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 11 2018

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Our top 4 teams won (and covered) convincingly last weekend and for the second straight week on field results required minimal movement in our Bet the Board Top 10 with Auburn and Washington sliding into the mix to replace LSU and Penn St.  As for LSU…our brief tryst was fun while it lasted down there on the Bayou.  We have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, November 8, 2018

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 11 (Outkick) Last week we went 9-3 running our season total to 68-51 which is just over a 57% winning percentage for the Outkick picks on the year. If anyone is actually fading the picks — as opposed to just Tweeting about fading them — they are getting absolutely demolished this… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 11 2018

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Last week we went 9-3, yep 9-3, baby!, running our season total to 68-51 which is just over a 57% winning percentage for the Outkick picks on the year. If anyone is actually fading the picks — as opposed to just Tweeting about fading them — they are getting absolutely demolished this year. At 57%… Read more »

Elusive Final Four Trip Could Be In Offing For Loaded Vols

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Last season, the University of Tennessee men’s basketball made the masses sit up and take notice as they battled Kentucky in the SEC title game but ultimately fell 77-72. Tennessee was given an invitation to the Big Dance and allotted the No. 3 seed in the South where they cruised past No. 14 Wright State… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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College Football Playoff Rankings: Michigan Slides Into No. 4 Spot, LSU Avoids Major Fall (CBS Sports) A new set of College Football Playoff Rankings is out from the CFP Selection Committee, and there was very little drama this week. The top six were pretty obvious after the results of last week. James Conner Has Been Better… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to distract you from all your work or school related obligations. Plus, given the fact that it’s election day again, you probably need an escape from all of that. Voila, the anonymous mailbag is here to save you. If you want an autographed copy of the book you get… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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Forget Jerry, ‘Dumb and Dumber’ is Jason Garrett and Dak Prescott (Fort Worth Star Telegram) Please, on this election day, do not waste your time campaigning that either of these men deserve to drink from anything other than a keg of mockery and ridicule after their dynamically dreadful performance on Monday night. Mariota, Titans Shine in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 5, 2018

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Starting 11: Alabama and Georgia Establish Dominance Edition (Outkick) Clay’s playoff four, SEC power rankings 1-14, national top ten, and through nine games is Alabama the greatest college football team ever? ESPN Apologizes After James Carville Suggests a Pro-Alabama SEC Conspiracy on ‘GameDay’(Yahoo Sports) An ESPN source told Yahoo Sports that the network issued the apology because… Read more »

Starting 11: Alabama and Georgia Establish Dominance Edition

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We entered the first weekend of November with substantial uncertainty in the SEC — by the end of the day there was none — Alabama and Georgia were headed to Atlanta to meet for the SEC title after road beatdowns of LSU and Kentucky, respectively. I hope you listened to me and made some money… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice! Let’s dive right into the mailbag which is focused on a mass shooting and the college football playoff. Really. Joel writes: “I’m a fan of your work and philosophy. I’m a Jewish male living in a mid size city in the southwest and was interested in your take on something I’ve observed… Read more »

Fading Buffalo Makes Us ‘Bills’ in Our Week 9 Confidence Pool

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We correctly picked 11 of the 14 Confidence Pool winners in Week 8 with the Lions as the biggest disappointment at No. 8, but we didn’t see another loser until the bottom two picks. Let’s see what Week 9 brings where we rate our most confident straight-up pick (13) (six teams on a bye) all… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 2, 2018

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3 Games This Week Could Tell Us Who Will Make The College Football Playoff (538) There may be no more pivotal slate of games this season than that of Week 10, with three games on the Nov. 3 docket with critical consequences for the College Football Playoff. Have Jon Gruden’s Raiders Given Up On Him? (Mercury… Read more »

Steelers & Bucs Featured In Week 9 Upset Alert

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We did the splits last week when the Dolphins flamed on Thursday night, but then we bounced right back with an underdog we absolutely loved as the Packers covered the number against the Rams and nearly won the game outright! Let’s sweep in Week 9 and crush our bookmakers. Steelers at Ravens – Sunday, 1:00… Read more »