Heisman Trophy winners or runners-up: Who made the better pros?

A buddy and I were recently discussing past Heisman Trophy winners.  After all, it is that time of year. As we all know, bringing home the most coveted, individual award in college athletics doesn’t necessarily guarantee success in the NFL.

The first three letters of elite spell your New York Giants quarterback

e·lite    [ih-leet, ey-leet]  adjective 1.      representing the most choice or select; best: an elite group of authors.  

Ebbs and woes: Tim Tebow, Tony LaRussa, Kim Kardashian, Eagles, Saints, college football realignment and Big Foot

“We live in a cynical world, filled with tough competitors.” – Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire

Understanding our obsession with quarterbacks

There sure has been a lot of talk about quarterbacks these days.  In Minnesota, Donovan McNabb is out, Christian Ponder is in. In Washington, Rex Grossman is out, John Beck is in.  In Oakland, Jason Campbell is hurt, Carson Palmer Continue reading

Tweeting for the Super Bowl

Since I couldn’t make it to either Miami or New Orleans for Super Bowl XLIV, I decided to hunker down in front of the laptop and Tweet the night away. I was curious to see a) who else was doing Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct 31 – Nov 2)

With college football’s home stretch slowly coming into view, this Saturday offers fans another batch of important games that will lead us closer to clarity.

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)

This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading

The good, the bad and the fugly: An NFL quarterly

  What have we learned in the first four weeks of this NFL season other than we’re damn glad football is finally back?  We know there are a number of quality teams that are playing some really good football.  Then Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 3-5)

Last week, college football fans saw four top ten teams (Ole Miss, Penn State, Cal and Miami) lose in disheartening fashion.  While the upsets this weekend will likely not be as poll-shattering, Saturday’s slate features three crucial contests between ranked Continue reading