The first week of the college football season was somewhat bereft of great games. Even most of the marquee matchups were lackluster. To wit, four of the first Saturday Six-Pack were decided by double digits. We can let that slide on Week 1; it’s just refreshing to have college football back. However, Week 2 brings […]
‘Tis the season, my friends. The eager anticipation is almost at a conclusion with opening night of the 2015 FBS football season almost upon us. The 2015 campaign opened with a bang last Saturday, as Montana scored a touchdown in the final seconds to upend four-time defending national champion North Dakota State. The Championship Subdivision […]
Boise State boasts the right combination of high-impact pass-rushers, run-pursuing ball-hawks and lock-down coverage men that the Broncos can claim college football’s best defense. And college football’s best defense has a pretty solid outlook for a perfect regular season, assuming it can carry Boise State to wins over Washington and BYU in Weeks 1 and […]
With details of Sam Ukwuachu’s transfer from Boise State to Baylor still surfacing, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby tells Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press conference brass favors restrictive transfer regulations for candidates with histories of violence. Russo writes Bowlsby describes “unanimous” support for “a policy draft similar to that of the (Southeastern Conference).” […]
Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin offered USA Today‘s George Schroeder a morsel of optimism about his Aggies in 2015. “We’ve got a chance to be good,” he said. Considering how often coaches will downplay their teams’ strengths, Kevin Sumlin’s assessment can be interpreted as downright giddiness. After an up-and-down 2014, Schroeder contrasts the Aggies’ […]
Ohio State’s 59-0 drubbing of Wisconsin in December’s conference championship game summarized the current dynamic between the Big Ten East and Big Ten West. The Big Ten East returns the first College Football Playoff champion in Ohio State, a viable title contender in Michigan State, the most talked-about new head coach in Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh, […]
A media personality co-hosting a national radio show Saturday morning before games kicked off remarked that TCU hanging its hat on a nonconference win over Minnesota meant the Horned Frogs “need a different hat.”
Big Ten football needs a hero, but first the conference needs a team willing to step up and take it upon itself to make the College Football Playoff.