Inspired Winter Cocktail Recipes With 9 Coffee Liqueurs

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The 10 Most Tortured College Football Fan Bases

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The Ducks are on this list somewhere.

There are 128 total FBS college football programs. Some are brand new (Charlotte), others old with rich traditions and bright futures (Ohio State). Many of them play each season without great expectations. Usually, that is because those programs are part of a mid-major conference, and don’t have the pressure to win and recruit at a high level. If they win big, great. If they lose, well, it isn’t the end of the world. 

But for the FBS schools regularly expected to challenge for premier bowl berths, conference and national titles, and bonanza recruiting classes, things aren’t always that easy. 

We’ve compiled a list of the ten most tortured fan bases in college football. Not all are on here for the same reasons, but all of them leave their fans consistently wanting more.  

Get Started: No. 10 – Clemson Tigers >>>

Web Extra: UO Falls in NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, Neb.–Exactly a year to the day, No. 8 Oregon faced off against No. 1 Wisconsin in the Round of 32 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. While the Ducks kept it close to the very end, they couldn’t pull out the win at CenturyLink Center as they fell 72-65.

How The Mighty Have Fallen: SEC, Pac-12 and Ranked Bowl Games Review

Oh how the mighty have fallen. West Coast football fans have been saying it for years, but finally the SEC took an undeniable turn and it wasn’t in an upward direction. The storied “powerhouse” conference saw it’s least successful bowl season...

Gameday: Bowl season is coming and you won’t want to miss these games

In the opening year of the College Football Playoff, the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl, which will act as the semi-finals are obvious can’t miss games. But if you are wonder what else there is to watch, look no further.

Here’s a list of match-ups taking place this bowl season that you won’t want to miss:

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Baylor vs. Michigan State

The No. 5 Baylor Bears were as close as they could be to making the College Football Playoffs. But, Ohio State got the nod. Now Baylor will have its hands full in what is sure to be a statement game when facing No. 8 Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. As the nation’s top-scoring offense, Baylor will face a tough Michigan State defense. The Spartans have struggled against top offenses in their games against Oregon and Ohio State – their only two losses this season. But the big question: How will Baylor slow down Michigan State’s offense, who also ranks in the top 10 in scoring this season?

Jan. 1, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. PST on ESPN

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl

Texas Christian University vs. University of Missouri  

There was probably no team more disappointed with the final College Football Playoff rankings than No. 6 TCU. The Horned Frogs were No. 3 in the previous rankings, but dropped three spots last Sunday. So if you’re looking for a game with drama, here it is. On the other side of the field, No. 9 Ole Miss presents a difficult task for TCU. The Rebels held opponents to just 13.8 points per game this season, the best in the nation. After back-to-back wins over Alabama and Texas A&M, many thought the Rebels were one of the best teams in the country. But then they fell apart with consecutive losses against LSU and Auburn. Watch for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, who is trying to become the first ever Rebel quarterback to start and win three bowl games.

Dec. 31, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. PST on ESPN

Valero Alamo Bowl

UCLA vs. Kansas State 

Besides Oregon’s Rose Bowl game, this is one of the more intriguing bowl game involving a Pac-12 program. No. 14 UCLA will hope to move on from its disastrous defeat at the hands of Stanford, which cost it the Pac-12 South title and an invitation to the Pac-12 Championship. UCLA will have to rely on quarterback Brett Hundley in what will very likely be his final game with the Bruins. Kansas State’s season was, if anything, consistent. With three losses on the season to teams either ranked No. 5 or No. 6 at the time, Kansas State missed opportunities to make its name known in the national spotlight. With that said, the Wildcats did beat a No. 11 Oklahoma on the road in a 31-30 nail-biter.

Jan. 2, 2015 at 3:45 p.m. PST on ESPN

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Notre Dame vs. No. 23 LSU

Dec. 30, 2014 at 12 p.m. PST on ESPN

Belk Bowl

No. 13 Georgia vs. No. 21 Louisville

Dec. 30, 2014 3:30 p.m. PST on ESPN

Vizio Fiesta Bowl

No. 20 Boise State vs. No. 10 Arizona

Dec. 31, 2014 at 1 p.m. PST on ESPN

Outback Bowl

No. 19 Auburn vs. No. 18 Wisconsin

Jan. 1, 2015 at 9 a.m. on ESPN2