Playoff Fan Central for those who missed it: An awfully wordy pictorial

And so ends another college football season with the Clemson Tigers getting that 35 year old monkey off their back by proving Nick Saban was a mere mortal after all. It was a wild weekend in Tampa, the game’s host Continue reading

Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them

Last Sunday night, the Broncos and Chiefs squared off in a crucial AFC West battle.  Currently only two games separate three teams in that division.  As the season winds down, the winner of this game would have a huge advantage Continue reading

The triviality yet inherent necessity of preseason polls

I wrote a series of posts about five years ago.  To this day they remain the highest traffic this website has ever seen. On a whim, I decided to rank what I thought were the greatest sports altercations of all-time.  Continue reading

Oh, no! We suck again! The auspicious start to the SEC’s season

In Starkville, Mississippi, a junior field goal kicker lines up from 29 yards away to give his team a hard-fought, last second victory.  The ball sails left, clanking off the goal post.  The heavy underdog South Alabama would escape with Continue reading

Another football season in the books, an underdog story and two brand new contest winners

It was a tough year for picking football games.  Just ask my friend, Kevin Paul.  ZING!!! But I’m not here to gloat about my impressive forecasting abilities.  That would be in bad form, say I as I raise my hands Continue reading

The rise and fall of Lawrence Phillips

In the wake of the nation’s most dominant college running back winning the Heisman Trophy, I couldn’t help but think about another who didn’t. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was a lifetime ago.  It’s been Continue reading

Forty-four carries

I’m no football coach.  I never played the game.  I’ve never taught the game.  But I’ve watched plenty of football in my day. One thing I know is that as much as the game may have modernized, as much as Continue reading

Ask not for whom the seat’s hot… it’s hot for three

We’ve talked on end about how fickle the sports world is and how quickly things can change. Whether you’re talking pro sports or collegiate, fans, alumni, boosters and owners all want to know what you have done for them lately.  Continue reading