Illinois Football: Should Tim Beckman be replaced by Bobby Petrino?

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Sometimes you wish teams would listen to sportswriters. Not so much because sportswriters are always right or even often right. Rather, because you want to see some one try out whatever crackpot idea a sportswriter threw out there in a column trying to be provocative. Case in point: this piece ...

Bobby Petrino Apologizes For Conduct In Several Texts

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Frankly, with all the news coming out about recently-fired Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino and his texting "issues," maybe the guy should just put down the phone for a while. Word has come down that Petrino apologized for his conduct to Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long and other athletic department employees ...

Petrino For Payton Straight Up: Let’s Do It!

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

So, the Arkansas Razorbacks suddenly need a coach next season. And so do the New Orleans Saints. Let's play Coach Swap! This fall Sean Payton and Bobby Petrino are currently scheduled to have nothing to do. So for one season only, why not solve their problems with temporary coaching gigs? It was ...

Bobby Petrino Scandal: Only 200 Fans Rally To Support Coach

Monday, April 9th, 2012

  The scandal involving Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino has divided the team's fanbase, with many supporting the 51-year-old coach. A rally was organized in support of Petrino Monday afternoon but only 200 people showed up. That's a pretty paltry showing of support for the coach of a team in the ...

Urban Meyer Is Done At Florida

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Florida football coach Urban Meyer has announced that he's done at the university after the team's bowl game against Cincinnati. Over the last few weeks, he was admitted to the hospital several times because of chest pains and has been found to have a heart muscle defect that isn't life-threatening. ...

Your Week Six College Football Picks

Friday, October 9th, 2009

There's a bunch of decent games Saturday, but the one everyone is talking about is the big, fat monster game in the afternoon. Of course, I'm talking about Indiana at Virginia. The Hoosiers have a shot at beating a BCS conference squad and maybe even salvaging some respect after losing ...

SEC Football Preview: More Than Just Hot Chicks And Racist Fans

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

It's time for the 2008 college football season, and that means it's time for me to start (faux) gambling again! Risking your hard earned cash on pro sports is a sucker's bet, if you want the real money, you gamble on student-athletes who aren't getting paid. That's the true spirit ...