Month: September 2016

October is one of the best months of the year for sports fans.  The baseball playoffs open next week, College Basketball practice begins this weekend and College Football moves into the most critical time of the season.  October conference games separate potential champions from those just hoping to get to November and get it over. […]

There are a few truisms about College Football Coaches.  One is that they are extremely paranoid.  They are always concerned that someone is going to find out their game plan for a certain game all while never really considering that what they do is already on tape for all to see and most of the […]

Can you name the winningest Division I football program over the last 5 years.  If you guessed Alabama, you’d be wrong.  In all fairness it’s kind of a trick question as Division I includes both FBS and FCS programs, which makes the correct answer, the Bison of North Dakota State. Since 2011, and including the […]

You may have seen by now the finish to Saturday’s Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game.  I’ll preface this by saying that I’m not an Oklahoma State fan, but they were basically robbed of a victory on Saturday.  If you don’t think it could have ramifications down the line, assume for a minute Oklahoma State wins the […]

You may have heard that there’s a little tackle football game happening this weekend in the middle of a race track.  And, if you don’t know that Virginia Tech is facing Tennessee in a field constructed in the middle of the Bristol Motor Speedway you have either been in a coma for 3 years, or […]

One of my favorite television shows was “Friday Night Lights”.  Perhaps the best show ever, it aired for several years on NBC until the network pulled an NBC, and cancelled it. One of the characters on the show was a fullback named Tim Riggins, who had a reputation as a boozer who often missed practice […]

Okay.  We can all take a deep breath now.  We made it.  We made it through our long national nightmare which I define as the period of time in sports between the NCAA National Basketball Championship Game and the first Thursday night of College Football Season.  It’s over now after last night’s games. ESPN is […]