College Football Predictions For 2013


College Football is back. Without getting too wordy, here are our predictions for the 2013 season. Feel free to insert yours below.

BCS Championship Game

Duffy: Alabama over Oregon
Koster: Oregon over Alabama
Shamburger: Alabama over Ohio State
McIntyre: Texas A&M over Alabama (yes, a rematch)

BCS Bowl Games

Duffy: Rose (Ohio State vs. Stanford), Sugar (Texas A&M vs. Louisville), Fiesta (Oklahoma St. vs. Michigan) , Orange (Florida St. vs. Notre Dame)
Koster: Rose (Ohio State vs. Stanford), Sugar (Georgia vs. Louisville), Fiesta (Oklahoma vs.  Nebraska), Orange (Clemson vs. Notre Dame)
Shamburger: Rose (Michigan vs Oregon), Sugar (LSU vs Louisville), Fiesta (Oklahoma St. vs Boise State), Orange (Clemson vs Notre Dame)
McIntyre: Rose (Oregon vs. Ohio State), Sugar (Michigan vs. Louisville), Fiesta (Stanford vs. Oklahoma State), Orange (Notre Dame vs. Florida State)

Heisman Winner

Duffy: Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Koster: A.J. McCarron, Alabama
Shamburger: Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville
McIntyre: Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Coach of the Year

Duffy: Nick Saban, Alabama
Koster: Mark Helfrich, Oregon
Shamburger: Nick Saban, Alabama
McIntyre: Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M

Biggest Surprise

Duffy: Iowa
Koster: Toledo
Shamburger: Ole Miss
McIntyre: (tie): UCLA’s Brett Hundley is a Heisman contender; Louisville loses twice in the regular season

Biggest Upset

Duffy: Missouri over Florida
Koster: California over Ohio State
Shamburger: Ole Miss over Texas
McIntyre: Purdue over Ohio State

Biggest Program With a New Coach in 2014

Duffy: Virginia Tech
Koster: USC
Shamburger: Texas (I wish I could say Iowa)
McIntyre: Texas

Number of Texas Wins

Duffy: 10
Koster: 7
Shamburger: 8
McIntyre: 8