Michigan Wolverines vs Alabama Crimson Tide opening point spread seems very kind

Citrus Bowl

It is safe to say many Michigan football fans were not all that thrilled when their Citrus Bowl opponent was revealed to be the Alabama Crimson Tide. After all, Alabama has been the benchmark team in college football for so long. Not only are the Tide usually the most talented team in the country, but … Read more

5-Star recruit Daxton Hill decommits from Michigan, announces new destination

What a HUGE blow for the Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan as 5-star recruit Daxton Hill announced via Twitter that he is decommiting from the Wolverines. Hill also announced that he flipping to the University of Alabama. https://twitter.com/daxhill5/status/1071552365411602433 According to 247 Sports, Hill is the No. 1 safety in the Class of 2019 and … Read more

MUST SEE: Alabama wins National Championship on amazing final play

So, did you go to bed early last night or did you power through and watch the College Football Playoff in its entirety? If you managed to stay up past midnight, you were able to witness one of the greatest final plays ever to determine a National Champion as the Alabama Crimson Tide stormed back in the … Read more

LOOK: Detroit Lions Perfect 2018 NFL Mock Draft (Vol. 1)

As the Detroit Lions wrap up their 2017 regular season, we have begun evaluating the roster and as you can imagine, the team has quite a few weaknesses on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Obviously, free agency could change things, but as of now, here is what we believe the 2018 … Read more

Here’s a foolproof plan for expansion to eight teams in the College Football Playoff

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The College Football Playoff format has been a smashing hit since … Read more

College Football Playoff committee sends message to Big Ten: Stop sucking!

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The college world is ablaze with people upset at Alabama (11-1) … Read more

BREAKING: College Football Playoff pairings revealed

Based on how the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings came out last Tuesday (11/28), the selection committee had it virtually set up so that if teams took care of business, it’d make for an easy selection Sunday. It also presented a route for potentially utter chaos. Turns out, there was not nearly as much chaos … Read more

WATCH: Alabama fields just three players, still nearly wins vs. Minnesota

One component of sports is having an even playing field when it comes to the number of player personnel. However, sports like hockey have rules in place where teams are forced to play undermanned for a period of time throughout any contest. This also applies to basketball but rarely does it reach a point in … Read more

LOOK: Michigan enters College Football Playoff rankings; MSU stumbles

You asked for it, Nation. You got it. Chaos ensued this past weekend in college football as four top-10 teams lost; nine total teams that were ranked in last week’s top 25. Among those were No. 12 Michigan State, who was flat out embarrassed against No. 13 Ohio State in Columbus. And as punishment, MSU … Read more

DSN projections for the newest College Football Playoff rankings

What in the wide wide world of sports is going on here?! What a crazy week of college football we just had, huh? We almost saw the top four teams all take a stumble, and still saw seven of the top-25 teams fall this weekend. We saw some big home teams crush (Auburn, Miami, Wisconsin, … Read more

5 Things that must happen for Michigan State to make the College Football Playoff

The Michigan State Spartans are currently 7-2 (5-1 Big Ten), and are ranked No. 12 in the country. They head to Columbus to take on the 13th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes this weekend, in a game that will likely decide the Big Ten east. Although the Spartans’ playoff chances are slim, they got a big boost … Read more

LOOK: Michigan State skyrockets in latest College Football Playoff rankings

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

As has seemingly been the case over the first few seasons with the College Football Playoff, the first installment of the rankings being revealed was followed up with chaos. Are we in store to one-up those previous years? The first viewing of the polls were made public last week, presenting plenty of debate despite the … Read more

JUST IN: First installment of the College Football Playoff rankings revealed

On this special Halloween for college football fans, the initial rankings for the College Football Playoff have been made public. After nine grueling weeks of action already, this final stretch run should be a good one. And in this week’s rankings, it’s no surprise who the top two teams are. Perhaps the order is a … Read more

DSN staff predictions for the initial College Football Playoff rankings

With Week 9 of the college football season in the books and Week 10 about to begin, the very first College Football Playoff Rankings will be released later this evening. So we at Detroit Sports Nation have decided to do our own projections and see how much we actually know, or don’t know what the … Read more

Top-rated 2018 prospect for Michigan Emil Ekiyor flips commitment to Alabama

One of the many challenges Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been tasked with is rebuilding the program and building a foundation. He’s certainly done his part, putting together some of the best recruiting classes in the country since he arrived in Ann Arbor. However, they reportedly have just lost their top commit from the … Read more

College Five: The games to watch in opening weekend of college football

College football is officially a week away. There are preliminary games amongst smaller schools this Saturday, August 26, but the real action doesn’t start until that upcoming Thursday, August 31. When the Labor Day weekend starts, college football is back in full swing. Below are the five games to watch on Labor Day weekend that … Read more