Posts in category "college football"

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 26th-27th)

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 26th-27th)
It’s a Festivus miracle! Last week, I wasn’t god awful.  I began my annual comeback by going 2-1 in college and 1-1-1 in the NFL.  This brings my overall total to a pathetic 18-25-2.  That’s 10-13-1 in college, and 8-12-1 in the National Football League (Mark Schlereth was going to come to my house and... Read more »

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 19th and 20th)

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 19th and 20th)
You’re probably wondering where I’ve been. Truth is, after I learned some stunning news last month, it took me a bit to recover…I’ve been out of sorts.  Podcasts cut off.  Picks cut off.  We’ve been focusing on getting back to articles and horoscopes. However, that’s no excuse as to why my picks have only been... Read more »

Nick Saban Frustrated; Wondering What the Hell It's Going to Take to Be the Most Hated Man in College Football Again

Nick Saban Frustrated; Wondering What the Hell It's Going to Take to Be the Most Hated Man in College Football Again
TUSCALOOSA – Shuffling papers in his office, University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban was at a loss for words. “You know…people used to hate me.  I used to promise people I’d never leave, then I’d leave.  I used to lie to recruits and tell them I’d never leave.  We would make room for new... Read more »
Advertisement:

Preseason Week 4: I Can't Believe I Spent Three Hours Watching this Sh** and Wisconsin Rout

Preseason Week 4: I Can't Believe I Spent Three Hours Watching this Sh** and Wisconsin Rout
I was about to begin this entry with a link to my new site: www.fansofroberthughes.com.  Then I came to grips with my self.  Watching a 4th week preseason game will make you do stupid things. These were my only goals for the Cleveland game: 1. No injuries 2. Improved play by Caleb Hanie 3. Better... Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Get Excited (or barf) About the Start of College Football

Top 10 Reasons to Get Excited (or barf) About the Start of College Football
1. “Fine group of young men.” Any adversity that follows a collegiate football program prompts coaches to use terms such as above.  And every time it makes me want to hurl or jack hammer my nether regions. This isn’t the f’n armed forces.  It’s football.  Men aren’t dying here.  I understand the parallels between war and... Read more »