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

ExpoSECd!!! Wicked witch of the south declared officially dead

I received a text from a friend the other night right after the Ohio State win.  She notified me that this would be the first time in nearly a decade that an SEC team would not play for a national Continue reading

The Mighty Mississipp

I enrolled at the University of Florida in 1987.  Since that time, I can recall the Gators losing three times to either Ole Miss or Mississippi State. There have obviously been more than just three Gator losses to those two Continue reading

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.  

Winners, losers and also-rans from an opening weekend in college football

There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football.  Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season.  But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.

Charlie Weis and Tim Tebow: A contrast in circumstance

I don’t know Charlie Weis. I’ve never met the guy and likely never will. All I know of Coach Weis is what I’ve seen on television or heard in interviews, but he seems like a nice enough guy. I’ve never Continue reading

Movie review: The Blind Side with Sandra Bullock

I’m a sports snob. I strongly believe there’s only a handful of truly great sports movies. It’s just too difficult for filmmakers to recreate the drama that takes place on the field. So when the Creative Loafers asked me to Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 10-12)

  It’s always a spectacle in the South when football kicks into full gear but this weekend is particularly big.  And by big, I mean HUGE! 

Urban Meyer, Tim Tebow and the Florida Gators’ Quest for Perfection

  Tim Tebow was wrong.   Believe it or not, college football’s poster boy actually made a mistake.