The 2016 college football season has been a roller coaster ride since the beginning of September and there’s probably still a few twists and turns that are out there in the next couple weeks. We’ve seen upsets galore, high-profile coaches get the boot, and a College Football Playoff picture that is still being pieced together with championship week upon us.

We’ve also seen bold predictions turned upside down, confident proclamations gone awry, and crystal balls shatter into a million pieces.  That’s where Freezing Cold Takes comes in.  Here are some great cold takes from the 2016 season…


Remember when Charlie Strong led Texas to a thrilling season-opening home victory over Notre Dame? That was a great game, maybe one of the best games of the college football season, but it could also be argued that it was the high point of both teams’ seasons.

If possible, we could Cold Take the entire AP Poll who vaulted Texas all the way to #11 in the country after their win over the Irish. That may have been juuuuuust a little bit premature. Just a few months later, Strong is out of a job replaced by Tom Herman after a 5-7 season and Brian Kelly may be soon to follow him into the unemployment line after an abysmal campaign. But for at least one September evening, Texas was back…

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