“Next man up” can be found on page 78, paragraph 10 of the football coaching Almanac of Cliches. Given the inevitability of injuries, there’s merit to the philosophy. But when the next man is following someone the caliber of Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman or Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright, cliches go out the window. That’s become […]
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College Football Night 1 Odds and Ends
The first bit of college football history made in this 2015 season comes courtesy of quarterback Trey White. White ran six yards to cap a 12-play, 84-yard drive: the first scoring drive in Kennesaw State football history. TOUCHDOWN!!! Trey White gives KSU the lead!! Owls lead 7-3 with 1:32 remaining in the first. #WitnessKSU #Believe […]
Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta
Southern Conference media day marks an unofficial kickoff to the league’s 2015 campaign, a season in which Tennessee Volunteers legend and the first BCS championship-winning head coach, Phil Fulmer, makes his return to college football. Well, Phil Fulmer’s back in college football kinda-sorta. See, the coming season marks the relaunch of East Tennessee State’s football […]
Just Give Bill Clark Coach of the Year Now
The man most deserving of the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year won’t be on the sidelines for a single game in 2015; nor in 2016. But, through his commitment to UAB football amid the program’s tumult, Bill Clark has proven himself a leader of UAB announced the football program’s return from a self-imposed, roughly […]
Remember the Alamodome, and UTSA Football
A college football program that existed only in concept just five years ago stole the show on NFL opening night.
Week 1 Roundtable: Best Games, Upset Watch and Star Players
The long wait is over. Week 1 of the 2014 college football season is here, and not a moment too soon.
An Oakland Raiders Move to San Antonio Would Harm Growth of UTSA
As chatter of an Oakland Raiders move to San Antonio emanates, there is an important number to keep in mind: 56,743.
Q&A Day: Les Miles vs Steve Spurrier; In-N-Out vs Chick-Fil-A
Q&A Day returns and, I must say, it’s quality over quantity. Dominating the college football landscape in what would otherwise be a slow time of the year are SEC media days, the annual event that seems to get longer, start earlier, and feature more absurdities every year.
What Reports on Fastest Growing Cities in America Say About Conference Realignment
Studies on the fastest growing cities in America explain why college football’s conference realignment has shaken out as it has, and also offers possible insight into the sport’s future landscape. Using two recent such studies, one via the Washington Post and the other from Forbes, the future of conference realignment could be mapped out.