BCS National Championship 2011 Preview: Part Two: Matchups and sentiment give the edge to Ducks over Tigers

Part two of my BCS National Championship Game preview gets to the heart of the matter: what are Oregon and Auburn are likely to do to each other in the perfect conditions of Cardinal Stadium in Glendale, AZ? If I had to rank my “spread offense gurus”, the Top 5 in no particular order would […]

Close encounters: Oregon and Auburn no longer national title bridesmaids

Both participants in Monday Night’s BCS National Championship 2011 have previous sniffs of the National Title game, but never got to eat at the banquet table. Quick looks back at Auburn’s undefeated 2004 and Oregon’s 2001 one-loss campaign.

BCS National Championship 2011 Preview: Part One, the cool stats

If you are reading this article on Fantasy College Blitz, we all know you are a college football freak. You may develop your own depth charts after the spring games in preparation for the fall, you may just wait until Phil Steele does it for you. Your fantasy drafts, likely all 120 FBS league formats, begin […]

BBVA Compass Bowl Preview

BBVA Compass Bowl – Birmingham, AL Jan 8 2011 Pittsburgh Panthers (7-5) v. Kentucky Wildcats (6-6) Panthers Storyline – The Panthers underachieved so badly that they went from preseason top 15 in the country to the BBVA Compass Bowl. Admit it, you had no idea there was a bowl game called the BBVA anything. In […]

Wow, the Outback Bowl Is Going to Suck

Before you make the “you can’t spell Outback without UT” joke (ed. note Chris graduated from Rocky Top), I should probably warn you that you’re thinking of the Citrus Bowl. (Also, you can spell Outback without UT unless you’re talking about 2007 and 2008.) However, you’re also slighting the majesty of the Hall of Fame […]

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Preview

2010 AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Friday December 31, 3:30 PM ET #25 UCF (10-3, 7-1 CUSA) vs Georgia (6-6, 3-5 SEC) Through UCF Rose Colored Beer Goggles: UCF travels to Memphis with it’s first ever BCS ranking. They have much to prove in this game as rumor of a Big East invite has made the INTERNET […]

Chick-Fil-A Bowl Preview: Can Florida State beat Spurrier again?

The Chick-fil-A Bowl will feature the SEC and ACC runners-up as No. 19 South Carolina Gamecocks versus a surprising 23rd-ranked Florida State Seminoles. The Noles, under new leadership from head coach Jimbo Fisher, mounted a resurgence to the ACC Championship Game and narrowly lost to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The Gamecocks on the other hand […]