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…

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…

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…

Nick Saban Is in Rarified Air

What more can you say about Nick Saban? He led the Alabama Crimson Tide to his sixth national championship last night, coming from a 13-0 hole to beat Georgia. By the way, Saban is the first dude to win national championships at TWO different schools (Alabama and LSU). He did it by yanking a dude…

The College Football Playoff: The Alabama Invitational

Editor’s note: shout out to Shannon Sharpe for coining the phrase used in the title of this rant.  Check him out on “Undisputed” from 9:30 to noon weekdays on FS1. I knew the College Football Playoff committee didn’t want to leave Alabama out when they ranked the Crimson Tide #5 after their beatdown at the…

CFP Committee Got it Right with Georgia

This may be one of the shortest rants I have ever produced because, well, I do not have any beef with the initial College Football Playoff rankings in 2017. None.  Zilch. Georgia is more deserving than Alabama of the top ranking, and the CFP Committee agrees with me. I have always said that one should…

Clemson Ranked Too Low, and Other CFP Musings

The first College Football Playoff rankings left us a whole lot to talk about.  How crafty of them. So while college football fans everywhere are buzzing over the CFP rankings, here is my two cents over the first 2016 CFP rankings: Clemson could make a case to be ranked #1 Look, I get it.  Alabama is the…