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Every game analyzed, all season long, right thru BCS title game Selections are posted in box below game analysis


National title game, Tampa: Clemson-Alabama
Alabama is 14-0 this season; they covered seven of last eight games, with only win all year by less than 10 points 48-43 at Ole Miss on Sept 12. Sarkisian replaces Kiffin as OC, not sure if that has any effect at all. Clemson outgained Alabama 550-473 in 45-40 loss to Crimson Tide in national title game LY; Watson threw for 405 yards in a losing cause. Tigers lost 43-42 at home to Pitt on Nov 12, then scored 41 pts/game in winning its four games since- they covered only game as an underdog this year, beating Louisville 42-36. Crimson Tide is 3-2 in last five bowls, scoring 31+ points in all five games- Crimson Tide covered last seven I-A games; they beat LSU 10-0 in only game with single digit spread this year. Bama has a freshman QB, but they do well no matter who QB is. Clemson is 2-2 this year in games with a single digit spread. Over is 3-1-1 in last five Clemson games, 2-4 in last six Alabama games.


2016-17 bowl results

New Mexico 23-20 over Texas-San Antonio (-9.5, under 54.5)
San Diego State 34-10 over Houston (+5, under 51)
Appalachian State 31-28 over Toledo (-1, under 60.5)
Arkansas State 31-13 over Central Florida (+3.5, under 51)
Southern Mississippi 28-21 over UL-Lafayette (-6, under 56.5)
Tulsa 55-10 over Central Michigan (-12.5, under 66)
Western Kentucky 51-31 over Memphis (-6.5, over 79.5)
BYU 24-21 over Wyoming (-9.5, under 56)
Idaho 61-50 over Colorado State (+16, over 64.5)
Old Dominion 24-20 over Eastern Michigan (-5.5, under 63.5)
Troy 28-23 over Ohio U (-6, over 49)
Louisiana Tech 48-45 over Navy (-6.5, over 68)
Hawai’i 52-35 over Middle Tennessee (+7.5, over 70)
Mississippi State 17-16 over Miami OH (-14.5, under 58)
NC State 41-17 over Vanderbilt (-6, over 46)
Boston College 36-30 over Maryland (+1, over 44)
Army 38-31 OT over North Texas (-10.5, over 48)
Wake Forest 34-26 over Temple (+10.5, over 41.5)
Minnesota 17-12 over Washington State (+9, under 61)
Baylor 31-12 over Boise State (+7.5, under 71)
Northwestern 31-24 over Pittsburgh (+4, under 65)
Utah 26-24 over Indiana (-4, under 54.5)
Miami 31-14 over West Virginia (-3, under 58)
Kansas State 33-28 over Texas A&M (+4, over 56.5)
South Florida 46-39 OT over South Carolina (-10.5, over 58.5)
Virginia Tech 35-24 over Arkansas (-7.5, under 61.5)
Oklahoma State 38-8 over Colorado (+3, under 65)
Georgia 31-23 over TCU (+3, over 49)
Stanford 25-23 over North Carolina (-2.5, under 55)
Tennessee 38-24 over Nebraska (-9.5, over 59.5)
Air Force 45-21 over South Alabama (-15, over 54)
Florida State 33-32 over Michigan (+7, over 49.5)
LSU 29-9 over Louisville (-3, under 59.5)
Georgia Tech 33-18 over Kentucky (-3, under 62.5)
Alabama 24-7 over Washington (-13.5, under 52)
Clemson 31-0 over Ohio State (+3, under 56.5)
Florida 30-3 over Iowa (-1.5, under 40.5)
Wisconsin 24-16 over Western Michigan (-8, under 54)
USC 52-49 over Penn State (-7, over 60)
Oklahoma 35-19 over Auburn (-2.5, under 66.5)
Clemson 35-31 over Alabama (+6, over 51)

Favorites: 15-25-1
Over: 17-24

AAC: 2-4SU, 1-4F, 0-1U, 1-5 vs spread
ACC: 9-3SU, 4-1F, 6-1U, 10-2 vs spread
Big 14: 3-7SU, 0-3-1F, 4-2U, 4-5-1 vs spread
Big X: 4-2SU, 1-1F, 3-1U, 4-2 vs spread
C-USA: 4-2SU, 2-3F, 1-0U, 3-3 vs spread
MAC: 0-6SU, 3-2-1U, 3-2-1 vs spread
MW: 4-3SU, 1-3F, 3-0U, 4-3 vs spread
Pac-12: 3-3SU, 0-5F, 0-1U, 0-6 vs spread
SEC: 6-7SU, 4-3F, 2-4U, 6-7 vs spread
Sun Belt: 3-4SU, 1-1F, 3-2U, 4-3 vs spread


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2016 college record: 7-3, plus 111 staubachs


2015-16 bowl results

Conference
SU
F
U
pts
O/U
ACC
4-7
0-3
4-3
4-6
7-2-1
American
2-6
1-1
2-4
3-5
4-4
Big 14
5-5
3-1
2-4
5-5
6-4
Big X
2-4
0-2
1-3
1-5
5-1
Conference USA
3-2
3-0
0-2
3-2
4-1
MAC
3-4
1-1
3-2
4-3
4-3
Mountain West
4-4
3-2
2-1
5-3
3-5
Pac-12
6-4
5-4
1-0
6-4
8-2
SEC
9-2
8-2
0-1
8-3
7-3-1
Sun Belt
2-2
0-1
1-2
1-3
3-1