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Top Ten Penn State Teams of the Joe Paterno era

I cannot win. This is not a phrase ever uttered by Joe Paterno except maybe in the last year of his life, but rather my reflection on how this top ten list will be received. Penn State fans, and general college football fans alike, will argue back and forth all day about the best Nittany […]

Meineke Car Care Bowl 2011 Preview: good QBs versus bad defenses, look for Aggie win

Meineke Car Care Bowl, 1200 on Saturday December 31, Reliant Stadium It’s noon on the last day of 2011! What are you doing? Watching a pair of 6-6 teams square off in preparation for a 3:30 game involving a pair of 6-7 teams. Woo! Texas A&M’s final game in the Big 12 will be recorded […]

Insight Bowl 2011 Preview: Boomer Sooner wins this Iowa primary battle

Insight Bowl, 2200 Friday December 30 2011 , Sun Devil Stadium Iowa may not have Mr America QB Ricky Stanzi anymore, but do have the nation’s first presidential caucuses in a few weeks and they were the subject of some pretty awesome “Rick PArry” ads run by the Colbert Super-PAC. They also have a legitimately impressive RB […]

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Preview, B1G perspective: Look for Broncos to get first bowl win

Western Michigan brings a 7-5 record to Ford Field to take on the Purdue Boilermakers who finished the year at 6-6 but shocked many in the Big Ten with a 4-4 conference record.  The Boilermakers won’t have an easy game though as they face the high scoring Broncos in this one.  The Boilermakers finished the […]

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, MAC perspective: Expect a lot of toppings and a Purdue win

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, December 27 at 4PM Ford Field, Detroit Michigan – Western Michigan Broncos vs. Purdue Boilermakers Notes: Western Michigan The Broncos rank among the national leaders in scoring (35.6 ppg) and passing (328.8 ypg). Western Michigan has lost each of its previous four bowl appearances, most recently in 2008 to Rice in the […]

Thoughts on the Heisman Trophy – should be a Ball

The highest individual honor in American sports will be awarded to the most outstanding player in college football Saturday Night. If I had a vote, it would go a little something like this… 1. Montee Ball, RB Wisconsin If Wisky is 13-0 he seems like a shoe-in for the award, 38 total TDs? and he […]

Big Ten Championship Preview: Michigan State (Legend) vs Wisconsin (Leader)

Remember back to that classic finish – four seconds left before what appeared to be overtime and Kirk Cousins flung a 44 yard Hail Mary pass that looked like it was going to be knocked down only to land in the hands of Keith Nichol who then fought and got the ball to break the […]