College Football Playoff Expansion a Step in the Right Direction

Those of you who follow this blog knows how much I loathe the thought of expanding the College Football Playoff. Such a scenario would mean that it would mostly consist of conference champions, no matter how bad their records would be.  Do I really want to see a playoff with the likes of Northwestern and…

2018 NFL Week 14 Preview

Game of the Week Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys This game is for first place in the NFC Least.  Given that these two squads historically hate each other, I expect there to be A LOT of fireworks — before, an perhaps AFTER, the whistle.   Dallas is (unfortunately) riding high on a three-game winning streak.  The…

What to Make of Urban Meyer’s Legacy

I can’t say I was shocked to hear that Urban Meyer will he retiring after the Rose Bowl. The combination of the brain cyst that is not getting better and the Zack Smith situation were too much for Meyer to handle. And for those who know anything about brain cysts, y’all know that one thing…

CFB Playoff Committee Got it Right

It’s nice to see my faith in the College Football Playoff committee can be restored after learning of the final top four of the College Football Playoff rankings. Alabama Clemson Notre Dame Oklahoma Good to know that the committee didn’t fall for the likes of Kirk Herbstreit, Paul Finebaum, and the rest of the SEC…

2018 NFL Week 13 Preview

Game of the Week New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys Not much on a weekend devoid of juicy matchups, but this game will tell us EVERYTHING.  Are the Cowboys for real?  Are the Saints really the best team in football?  Will the Saints lose again? Here’s hoping the Saints win, only to keep those front-running…

Mack Brown Decent Hire, but Not the Best

I understand fans of the University of North Carolina football team being head over heels on the re-hiring of Mack Brown. Brown was the one who took the Tar Heels to the bring of stardom.  He was responsible for a golden age the football program had not experienced since the late 1940s.   The Tar Heels…

Michigan over UCF?! REALLY???

For the record, I am – and have been for a while – a supporter of a playoff in college football. It may have taken me a while to warm up to the idea, but I eventually came around.  And so far, the lead-up to the final College Football Playoff rankings by the committee has…