Remember the sports headlines from 1986? If not, let me refresh your memory and enlighten those that have no recollection of it whatsoever because they weren’t even born yet. The year was 1986. The NCAA college football national champ was Penn State, the Mets won the world series, Boston Celtics were the NBA champs, and Becker and Navratilova took Wimbledon by storm. Ronald Reagan was … Continue reading It was 1986
I recently spent a week on the West Coast in the San Francisco area and also explored communities to the south and north of there and absolutely loved it! I went to a Giant’s game in AT&T Park and the views of the bay and mountains were stunning. I thoroughly enjoyed the trip and had an incredible time experiencing a different landscape, culture, weather and … Continue reading West Coast Visit – Nothin’ like the SEC!
It’s the end of November which means it’s Rivalry Week, where a team at the bottom can beat a team on top. Records, strength of schedule, star athletes and veteran coaching staffs can be thrown out the window – you never know what will happen when rivalry teams line up on the field. Personally, I have a hard time even saying ‘Rivalry Week’… but apparently … Continue reading “As Long as We Beat _________”
Head Coaches in the Power 5 conferences are constantly dissected, but if you’re at the helm of a dynasty program with yearly expectations of a National Championship, you can go from the PENTHOUSE to the OUTHOUSE in a short period of time! A mere three weeks ago, Coach Les Miles (a.k.a. Mad Hatter) and LSU were #2 in the country according to the College Football … Continue reading PENTHOUSE? OUTHOUSE? You Make the Call
Remember the sports headlines from that year? If not, let me refresh your memory and enlighten those that have no recollection of it whatsoever because they weren’t even born yet. The year was 1986. The NCAA college football national champ was Penn State, the Mets won the world series, Boston Celtics were the NBA champs, and Becker and Navratilova took Wimbledon by storm. Ronald Reagan … Continue reading It was 1986
Who doesn’t like cupcakes?! Actually, I don’t, but I’m not referring to a melt-in-your-mouth cake topped and decorated with at least 3″ of pure sugar, baked in a paper cup. The ‘cupcake’ I’m referring to is what college football defines as a very weak opponent; one that typically yields an easy victory. Most often these cupcakes travel to the dominant team’s home field and take … Continue reading Care for a Cupcake?
It may not be the holidays yet, but it’s next best season of the year! SING WITH ME FOOTBALL FANS… It’s the most wonderful time of the year. There’ll be college kids yelling, And fans will be telling you, get up and cheer! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the hap-happiest season of all, With those rivalry games and high hopes … Continue reading Most Wonderful Time of the Year
While the 2015 College Football Season is more than six months away, it could be significantly impacted by what happens tomorrow. Yep, February 4th is a Signature Day! For the 10th straight year ESPNU will host a marathon covering who’s going where… which may ultimately lead to Who’s In for this year’s CFP. If you’re a REAL SPORTS fan, you will know this is a … Continue reading Hat’s Off to College Football
I’m not a bandwagon fan – I actually went to college at Mississippi State – in the SEC – namely, the SEC West. If you’re a true sports fan, you’re objective. Having said that, the SEC naysayers were RIGHT! We sucked it up in the bowl games and in addition to that, the SEC West dropped the ball, no pun intended. ‘How the West was … Continue reading SEC West Bowled a Strike-OUT!
What conferences have the most teams in bowl games and how are they performing so far? There are six remaining games to be completed in addition to the CFP semifinal games tonight. Here are the numbers as of 3:15 p.m. CST on New Year’s Day. Conference name, % of teams that made it to a bowl game, win-loss record so far, and how many teams … Continue reading Bowls by the Numbers