Archive for the ‘College Recruiting’ Category

You Have Two Choices: Superman Or The Crap On Superman’s Boot

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

As an Indiana University graduate and fan, I frequently visit Peegs.com, rivals.com's IU affiliate. The site goes hand-in-hand with Inside Indiana, a magazine devoted to Hoosier sports. While Rivals' sites serve a purpose for providing all sorts of recruiting information and daily content on your favorite university, I've learned over the ...

Descent Into The Basketball Netherworld

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Phillips and I spent Sunday morning watching high school basketball. Of course, calling it "basketball" is probably a stretch since we were at an AAU tournament, but there were two hoops and an orange ball, so at least it was a basketball-like substance. I recently shared my feelings on AAU ...

Scheana Marie Jancan and Today’s Other News

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

The above photo is of Scheana Marie Jancan, who is John Mayer's new girlfriend. While I'm not a fan of his music, Mayer actually seems like a likable guy and even has a pretty good sense of humor. He's also nailing this girl after previously bagging "Friday Night Lights" minx ...

The Most Important Day…EVER

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

**WARNING. This is an official Rumors and Rants Indiana University Homer Post Warning. This is not a drill.**The Date: Friday, June 13, 2008The Place: Seattle, WAThe Time: uh, mid-morning-ish?Friday is the most important day in the recent history of Indiana University Athletics. In Seattle, athletic director Rick Greenspan and other ...

Nation’s Top Junior Headed To USC

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

In what should come as no surprise to anyone, the nation's top football player in the class of 2009 has committed to Pete Carroll and the USC Trojans. Matt Barkley, a 6'4 222-pound quarterback from Mater Dei High School, has long been considered a USC-lean, and finally made his decision ...

Darn Those Rich Kids

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Everything is coming up USC today. As if being an affluent, private school and football powerhouse in the middle of Los Angeles isn't enough, now their basketball team has reached the level of happy distraction in the dead time between the bowl game and the spring game.First, USC coach Tim ...

Manhattan, Kansas Can’t Be That Bad, Right?

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Here's some more fallout from the Bob Huggins-to-West Virginia story. According to the Kansas State Athletic Department, incoming signed basketball recruits will not be released from their National Letter(s) of Intent.At a press conference in Manhattan, Kansas yesterday, Kansas State's Athletic Director, Tim Weiser said, "Our policy as a department ...

Nick Saban, Making Friends Already

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

New Alabama head coach Nick Saban has always come across as kind of a dick to me. He goes back on his word, makes his players cry and just seems to be pretty high on himself. So I was less than surprised when I read this article last night.Apparently Saban ...