McD’s Week Eight College Football Picks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The only picks by an actual Indiana grad who prefers Indiana football to Indiana basketball. It's an acquired taste. What I'm watching this week (with my dad edition): 12 pm - Indiana at Iowa - I guess so my Hawkeye-fan dad can watch with me and make snarky comments the whole time. ...

Week Six College Football Roundup: Texas Messed With Itself

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

So Oklahoma won the Red River Shootout 55-17 at the Cotton Bowl. The end of the game featured a completely full OU half of the stadium and a mostly-empty Texas half of the stadium once OU was obviously up for good, which was sometime in the second quarter. I don't know ...

McD’s Week Six College Football Picks

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Still the only weekly picks by an Indiana alumnus who likes college football more than college basketball... Week Five Record: 8-6 W/L, 7-7 AS 2011 Season Record: 47-19 W/L, 33-30-3 AS What I'm watching: 12 pm - OU at Texas: What kind of idiot from Oklahoma agreed to play this game in Texas every ...

Week Four College Football Roundup: Who’s No. 1?

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Oklahoma and LSU both won on Saturday night, Oklahoma is 3-0, LSU is 4-0 and now both can say they've been No. 1 in the polls this season. As a reward for beating three ranked teams in four games, the Tigers get to be No. 1 in the AP's poll ...

McD’s Week Four College Football Picks

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

  What I'm watching on Saturday: 12 pm - San Diego State at Michigan: We'll see if SDSU can handle Denard Robinson or not. If French literature has taught me anything, it's that revenge is a great motivating factor. Then again, a lot of the SDSU players probably have positive memories of ...

Your Conference Re-Alignment Update For 9/21

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

It's the smart play. Oklahoma was always smarter. As predicted, Texas's sweetheart deal with the Big XII pissed off one of the other heads of the five families. Now, in return for staying in the conference, they want some "reforms" to the Longhorn Network involving high school sports and some other ...

Bob Stoops Gets Big Extension From Oklahoma

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Bob Stoops has been Oklahoma's head coach since 1999 and it looks like he's going to be there a whole lot longer. On Monday the 51-year-old coach was rewarded with a seven-year, $34.5 million extension that will keep him in charge of the Sooners through 2018. Oklahoma's board of regents decided ...