Kansas vs. Western Kentucky
A number one seed has never lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but for us this is all about football and that leads to quite a different result. Kansas would be set up with a tough opening match-up against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, and given the recent trends with these programs, I’m rolling with Western Kentucky in a round one stunner.
North Carolina vs. Villanova
This should be one of the more entertaining first-round match-ups in the tournament, which is expected of most 8-9 pairings. In football we might get a good half from Villanova but through four quarters it will be tough to slow down North Carolina’s bigger and stronger offense. In a match-up of FBS vs. FCS, the Tar Heels move on.
VCU vs. Akron
Virginia Commonwealth is still in the infant stages of playing college football. In fact, they are doing so at the club level and just started in 2011. Even they would have a difficult time coming up with a win against ...