Category Archives: College

CFP National Championship

The National Championship The most anticipated game of the season has arrived. On Monday night in Atlanta, the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide will contest the 4th edition of the College Football Playoff national championship game. For the third straight year the game

Bowls, Bowls, and more Bowls!

I have to admit that I too used to be down on the seemingly infinite number of bowls the FBS has expanded to over the last 15 years. Yes, there are 40 bowls meaning that 80 of 130 teams will play in a postseason game

Thursday Night Football Withdrawals

Well it’s here and it got the drop on us. We have to wait till September to watch the NFL on Thursday nights again. Millions of Americans will work themselves into a panic in the next 90 minutes trying to figure out where Thursday Night

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Sports Saturday

Toronto FC Won the MLS Cup: The nosedive of soccer in America continued as our domestic league shipped its trophy north of the border. Some of the most accomplished active American soccer players contributed to the title exodus as Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore star

Heisman Saturday

This evening in New York City, the biggest names in college football will gather to hand out one of the more notorious trophies in all of sports and celebrate its winner. The Heisman is a unique award in that the voters are a mix of

Brad’s Top 10 College Bowls of 2017

Well the College Football Playoff Committee announced their decisions today and, as far as I can tell, it didn’t bring civilization to an end. There will be some hand wringing about it in Columbus, Ohio for the foreseeable future, but that Iowa loss was just

The Dirty Business of College Football Head Coaching

First of all I want to wish everyone a Happy Conference Championship Saturday! We have a great slate of games today and I will keep this short because I don’t want to detract from the terrific on field action. However a lot of the biggest

Alabama and Clemson Should Be Embarrassed

Assembling a 12-game college football schedule is a process that takes years. Generally speaking, teams will play 8 conference games (9 in the Pac-12) and round out the non-conference portion of the schedule with some combination of games against—for example—traditional rivals, in-state programs, friendly programs,

What We Learned: The CFP Rankings

The College Football Playoff selection committee released their first rankings yesterday and I think it is fair to say that they shocked a lot of people. The first go at the rankings says a lot about what the committee members value and how they are