Department: Football

Senior Day

Posted on November 9, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

It's hard to believe, but Saturday afternoon is Senior Day at Scott Stadium. The season has flown by for the Hoos it seems. Now, awaiting UVA (6-3, 4-2) is Liberty (4-4) for the rare nonconference game in November. The Hoos will look to use the first meeting between the programs to bounce back from a disheartening loss to a physical Pitt Panthers team.

The Hoos are big favorites against the Flames. What are the keys to making Senior Day a success and avoiding t...

2018 Bowl Projections - Week 2

Posted on November 8, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

We know that last Friday's rain soaked loss to Pitt impacted the ACC Coastal race. But did dropping that game change the Hoos' projected bowl fortunes too? Join Kendall, MaizeAndBlueWahoo, and myself on our latest tour of the college football postseason landscape to find out.

College Football Playoff


Cotton Bowl: 1 Alabama vs 4 Michigan

2018 Bowl Projections - Week 1

Posted on November 2, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

Welcome to the first installment of HoosPlace's 2018 bowl projections. Kendall and I are back from last year. And we'd like to welcome MaizeAndBlueWahoo for agreeing to participate in this thankless exercise. Kendall and I are a bit superstitious in that we don't like to mention the B word or make projections about them until win number 6 is in the bank. 

Before jumping into our first projections for 2018, be sure to check out the 2018 ACC Bowl Primer...