Your New Year’s Day Bowls Preview

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

What's with the distinction between New Year's Day bowls and the ones that come before it? Ninety percent of those bowls are crap bowls to be playing in no matter what date they're played. Is there really more prestige for Northwestern or Auburn to be playing in the Outback Bowl ...

Texas Tech’s Idiocy Is Indiana’s Gain!

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

I think everyone on the planet who would care knows by now that Mike Leach was fired today as head coach of the Texas Tech football program. Most of the firing seems to be the result of the coach's actions toward Adam James, a receiver who sustained a mild concussion, ...

Your College Football Bowls Preview Part Eight

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Here's a travesty for you: how the hell did Colt McCoy beat out Case Keenum for the O'Brien Award? A quick statistical comparison: Colt McCoy: 3,512 yards, 27 TD, 12 INT, 7.5 YPA, 30 sacks, 147.46 rating Case Keenum: 5,449 yards, 43 TD, 9 INT, 8.27 YPA, 16 sacks, 159.28 rating And Keenum ...

Your College Football Bowls Preview Part Seven

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

I wanted to take a moment to ask EA Sports to include flashback playbooks in next year's college football game. Not just formations, but entire playbooks. Like the classic Nebraska I-option playbook would be fantastic to run since the option is back in vogue and, well, the Huskers kind of kicked ...

Your AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Preview

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

My original preview for this game turned into the Pete Carroll Game phenomenon, so go read there because I'm too lazy to type anything new at the moment. Read on to see me get out a bit of rage toward Texas A&M. Monday, December 28, 2009 5 pm ET AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Texas ...

The Pete Carroll Game

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

I think I'm going to start calling games like the USC/BC Emerald Bowl a "Pete Carroll Game." What's a Pete Carroll game, you ask? It's a cousin to the various "Mike Riley Games" (full post about that coming some day), only the Pete Carroll Game is a close game that ...

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. ...