HISTORICAL UPSETS: TCU Dashed Oklahoma Title Hopes in 2005

June 29, 2022 | By: Travis Pulver

No one was surprised when the Oklahoma Sooners opened the 2005 season as 24.5-point favorites at sportsbooks over a mediocre TCU Horned Frogs team. After finishing the 2004 season ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll and No. 2 in the Coaches Poll, the Sooners were legitimate national title contenders heading into the 2005 season (+1400, via SportsOddsHistory.com). TCU had been a 10- […]

HISTORICAL UPSETS: Texas A&M Stunned Auburn in 2014 Classic

June 21, 2022 | By: Travis Pulver

When Texas A&M faced Auburn in 2014, the Tigers were the No. 3 team in the nation, had a 7-1 record, and were coming off a big win against then-No. 4 Ole Miss. Texas A&M was 6-3, struggled the previous week against Louisiana Monroe, and had lost its last three SEC games by a combined […]

HISTORICAL UPSETS: FBS Newcomer Texas State Blasted Houston in 2012

June 8, 2022 | By: Travis Pulver

It was not shocking when the Houston Cougars were listed as 35-point favorites by sportsbooks in their 2012 season opener against the Texas State Bobcats. The Cougars finished the 2011 season with a 13-1 season record and were ranked No. 18 in the final AP Poll. Meanwhile, Texas State had been a mediocre FCS program […]