Tag Archive | Jordan Todman

Fiesta Bowl Preview 1.2 – Worst BCS Bowl Matchup ever?

BCS Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Saturday, January 1 8 PM ET Connecticut Huskies (8-4, 5-2 Big East) v. #7 Oklahoma Sooners (11-2, 6-2 Big 12) Could this be the worst Bowl Championship Series Bowl game ever? Of course, the current system we call BCS has only been around since 1998. Still, many pundits in the college […]

Fiesta Bowl Preview 1.1 – Pushing the tempo

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl – Saturday Jan 1, 2011 8pm #7 Oklahoma Sooners (11-2, 7-2 Big XII Champions) vs Connecticut Huskies (8-4, 5-2 Big East Champions) The 2011 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl is your David vs Goliath match-up of the bowl season. Bob Stoops built Oklahoma into a plains-state juggernaut, winning seven Big XII titles in his […]

Big Easties Awards: Players of the Year in Big East Football

As we did in the mid-season, with the unbelievably popular Big Easties, today we hand out the end of season Big Easties (we’re nothing if not creative)! In awards handed out earlier in the evening… Special Teams Player of the Year Big Easties – Returns – Lindsey Lamar – South Florida – Lamar returned two […]

Big East Philosophy: A celebration of UConn Huskies and Jordan Todman

With one more week to go in the regular season, the Big East is Connecticut’s to lose. The Huskies need a win at South Florida this weekend and Connecticut, only a few short years removed from D-1AA (now known as FCS) competition, will head to a BCS Bowl. Of course Connecticut has lost it’s fair […]

Big East Philosophy is to give thanks before previewing Week 13

In this the season of Prelude to Christmas Shopping (which incidentally used to be known as Thanksgiving) I thought we would stop and give thanks for the blessings of fantasy Big East football. Yes, there have been fantasy players to be thankful for in the Big East. Without further delay, because I know the anticipation […]

Big East Philosophy: Cincy and Rutgers breakout on Step Up Saturday

Pittsburgh, West Virginia, and even Connecticut separated themselves on what I coined (rather successfully mind you) Step Up Saturday! Week 12 in the Big East was as big a weekend the conference has had all year. All eight league teams were in action against each other and, every game but one (the lone exception happened […]

Big East Philosophy: Nowhere to go but up!

After three weeks of losing to the likes of Utah and Washington while beating bottom feeders like Akron and New Hampshire the Big East has a major chance to prove it’s collective worth as a BCS conference. Three Big East teams play ranked foes, while another plays a team with bowl hopes (albeit slim hopes). […]