Archive for the ‘Ball State’ Category

McD’s Bowl Picks Part Seven: Fiesta Bowl Edition

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Updated through GMAC Bowl. Record: 17-14, 14-17 ATS Monday, January 5, 2009 8pm ET Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (10) Ohio State (10-2) at (3) Texas (11-1) (-8) This game rests entirely on the defense of Ohio State. If this were a Big Ten game, that would be a good thing, but time and again the Buckeye ...

San Diego State Straight Up Robbed Ball State (Allegedly)

Monday, December 15th, 2008

"Sources" have told ESPN's Joe Schad that Ball State head coach Brady Hoke is going to be leaving the school to get another head coaching opportunity. Pretty much everyone could see this coming. Hoke's Cardinals went 12-1 this season, were undefeated until the MAC championship game, and had Nate Davis, ...

McD’s Week 14 Picks: Rivalry Week Part 2

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

It's just plain wrong Boise State and Ball State can go undefeated, win their respective conferences, and not get into the BCS. What makes it ironic is it'll be another undefeated non-BCS team (Utah) that's taking their place. Once again, we've learned exactly what makes the BCS so shitty. Instead of ...

The Most Important Game Ever…

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

...in the history of Ball State football is tonight. Okay, so Letterman's alma mater isn't exactly a powerhouse, but how often does Ball State at Central Michigan have BCS implications? I can tell you without looking it up: about as often as Clay Aiken and Lance Bass go cruising for chicks. In ...

McD’s Week 12 Picks

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Record through Week 11: 119-48, 81-83-5 ATS Damn, under .500 again. That overall record makes me feel a little better though. Playing .710 ball just picking the winners isn't too bad though, given the unpredictability of college football and several other typical excuses. Time for the home stretch.... 12pm EST Northwestern (7-3) at ...

McD’s Week 7 Picks

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Morning. I managed to sleep in a little today, though the Indiana game starts shortly and I'm very, very nervous. It's gorgeous outside, the leaves are changing, and I'm loving every second of it. We're starting big right off the bat with the IU game, Minny at Illinois, and some ...