Wisconsin Can Still Make The College Football Playoff, Kirk Herbstreit Says

first_imgKirk Herbstreit talking on ESPN.Wisconsin has lost twice this season. The Badgers remain a legitimate College Football Playoff contender, per Kirk Herbstreit.ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit weighed in on Wisconsin’s College Football Playoff chances Sunday night.Herbstreit says it’s hard to imagine the two-loss Badgers getting left out if they win out (and thereby win the Big Ten)[email protected] does my alma mater still have a shot at the playoff? #badgers— Ben Reimer (@Reimtime) October 24, 2016Yes. If they win out hard to imagine Badgers not in. https://t.co/7veDhlTdCs— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) October 24, 2016Wisconsin winning out will include wins against:Nebraskaat NorthwesternIllinoisat PurdueMinnesotaBig Ten Championship Game (likely Ohio State or Michigan)The Badgers would be 11-2 with a Big Ten championship, and the two losses coming against Michigan and Ohio State.Would that be enough to get them in over a one-loss Pac-12 champion, a one-loss Louisville or a one-loss Big 12 champion?last_img read more

Why Clemson’s Fans Rushed The Field vs. Syracuse Today

first_imgA view of Clemson's stadium at night from high up.CLEMSON, SC – SEPTEMBER 3: A general view of the game between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Clemson Tigers at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 3, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson defeated Texas A&M 25-24. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)On Saturday afternoon, Clemson found itself against the ropes as Syracuse looked to pull of the upset for the second-consecutive season. After losing quarterback Trevor Lawrence in the first half, it looked like the Tigers were in trouble.Then the Clemson offensive line took over and the Tigers ran all over the Syracuse defensive line to win the game by a final score of 27-23. After the game, Clemson – the No. 3 team in the nation – rushed the field.Initially, the fans received flak on social media for rushing the field against an unranked opponent. However, the Tigers faithful does this after every win.According to SB Nation, the move dates back well beyond 2003. It’s called the “Gathering at the Paw.”No. 3 Clemson barely escapes unranked Syracuse and fans rush the field. pic.twitter.com/DzlKCiMtHp— Sporting News (@sportingnews) September 29, 2018Clemson escaped with the win to keep its hopes of an undefeated season and a potential trip to the college Football Playoff alive.Next up for Clemson is a trip to Wake Forest.last_img read more