Posts in category "College Football"

Top 10 Places Les Miles Could Coach Next Year

Top 10 Places Les Miles Could Coach Next Year
On Monday, word was flying around social media that LSU plans to buy out the remaining years on the contract Les Miles as their head football coach. Miles, a graduate of the University of Michigan, led LSU to the BCS Championship in 2007 and was named the National Coach of the Year after winning 13... Read more »

Who Should Be Illinois' Next Athletic Director?

Who Should Be Illinois' Next Athletic Director?
On Monday, Illinois fired Athletic Director Mike Thomas prior to releasing the final report of its investigation into mistreatment of football and women’s basketball players. The damning report leaves little question that there have been significant issues in the department that were not addressed appropriately, and now Thomas is looking for a job. So what should... Read more »

Scott Frost: The Man For Champaign

Scott Frost: The Man For Champaign
On Friday, the University of Illinois made a somewhat surprising decision and fired head football coach Tim Beckman. It hasn’t been a good summer/year for the Illini, and Beckman was at the center of allegations that included influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt. Illinois AD Mike Thomas apparently reached a breaking point... Read more »
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2015 College Football Predictions: Big Ten

2015 College Football Predictions: Big Ten
This week, we’ve made some bold predictions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big 12 and ACC. Now, let’s bring the “power five” conferences to a close with the conference closest to home: the Big Ten. Ohio State ran away with the first College Football Playoff championship, and then Michigan ran away with the offseason headlines. Jim... Read more »

2015 College Football Predictions: ACC

2015 College Football Predictions: ACC
Jameis Winston was the talk of the college football world last year. Whether the conversation was about his odds to repeat as a Heisman Trophy winner, his ability to lead the Seminoles to a second consecutive national championship, or his terrible decision making off the field (and potential for jail time), he was a lightning... Read more »

2015 College Football Predictions: Big 12

2015 College Football Predictions: Big 12
So far this week, we’ve already looked ahead at the SEC and Pac-12 conferences. Now, let’s turn our attentions to the heartland and the championship game-less Big 12. When the first year of the College Football Playoff had the final four teams announced, the Big 12 had two teams – TCU and Baylor – that... Read more »
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2015 College Football Predictions: Pac-12

2015 College Football Predictions: Pac-12
Yesterday we sized-up the SEC ahead of the beginning of the 2015 season, and today we’ll head across the country and discuss the Pac-12. And where do we begin with the West Coast’s conference of champions? Oregon received good news at the end of last week when Vernon Adams passed a math class and became... Read more »

2015 College Football Predictions: SEC

2015 College Football Predictions: SEC
This week, I’m going to write a lot of stupid stuff that never comes true. It’s time for some college football predictions, and I’m going to start with the conference that will undoubtedly generate the most debate this season. The SEC is loaded once again this year. Nick Chubb (Georgia), Leonard Fournette (LSU) and Derrick... Read more »

The TCU Lie

The TCU Lie
Yesterday, in the wake of Ohio State’s national championship victory, ESPN’s Mark Schlabach jumped ahead of the crowd and published his way-too-early 2015 rankings. At number one: TCU. TCU (12-1) finished third in the final USA Today poll and the final AP rankings of the 2014 season, ahead of Alabama, Michigan State and Florida State. They’re a... Read more »
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2015 Heisman Trophy Early Favorites

2015 Heisman Trophy Early Favorites
With Ohio State’s thrilling win in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Monday night, the 2014 college football season is officially done and buried. Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, Amari Cooper and a handful of other incredibly talented players will take their talents to the NFL, but there is are a lot of players... Read more »