Matt Hinton's Archive

OFI: True Seminoles Come Through

Florida State didn't need "momentum" to claim the national championship, only to be itself. Matt Hinton reviews the dramatic title game and the rest of college football's bowl season, including the season's final top 25 and Lowsman Trophy Watch.

January 08, 2:51 pm ET
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January 08, 2:51 pm ET
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SDA Bowl Extravaganza Part I

Bowl games: There are a lot of them. Matt Hinton breaks down the first week of the postseason in search of something, anything to justify tuning into some of the scrubbier matchups. With advanced stats, analysis and predictions.

December 20, 5:33 pm ET
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December 20, 5:33 pm ET
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One Foot Inbounds: Tigers Burning Bright

Auburn is the most unlikely contender ever to reach the BCS title game, but the Tigers are also hitting top speed at the right time to defend the SEC banner in Pasadena. Plus a new top 25, the Lowsman Trophy watch and the rest from the final regular-season weekend on campus.

December 09, 4:35 pm ET
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December 09, 4:35 pm ET
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SDA: Seven-Year Itch

The SEC's streak of seven consecutive national championships isn't dead yet, but on the final weekend of the regular season, only Michigan State can keep it alive. Plus advanced stats, analysis and picks for the rest of championship Saturday.

December 06, 7:38 pm ET
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December 06, 7:38 pm ET
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OFI: Muscle Behind Auburn's Madness

Before the unprecedented finish, Auburn put itself in position for one of the upsets of the year with an unprecedented ground game against the vaunted Alabama defense. Plus analysis, a new top 25, the Lowsman Trophy watch and the rest of a packed rivalry weekend on campus.

December 02, 6:22 pm ET
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December 02, 6:22 pm ET
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OFI: Ducks in Decline?

For years, Oregon has been automatic against unranked opponents. Is Saturday's lapse at Arizona the first sign of a post-Kelly malaise? Plus a new top 25, the Lowsman Trophy watch and the rest of the weekend on campus.

November 25, 7:12 pm ET
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November 25, 7:12 pm ET
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