SEC v Reality: How the Committee will get it wrong

The first College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday, and they have not aged well. The top ranked Tennessee Volunteers were humbled by Georgia, and Clemson responded to their leapfrog of Michigan to the coveted fourth spot with a humiliating loss to Notre Dame. A loss in the Top Four was to be expected with two teams squaring off, but to have two of the … Continue reading SEC v Reality: How the Committee will get it wrong

Paul Bunyan Returns to Ann Arbor

The scoreboard does not always tell the whole story, but there were two scoreboards that told the College Football world a lot about Michigan football. The first scoreboard was not at the Big House- it was hundreds of miles away in College Station. Penn State had just battled with Ohio State in what has to be considered a classic. Impossibly, the Nittany Lions took a … Continue reading Paul Bunyan Returns to Ann Arbor

The Dumb and the Daring: NCAA Basketball Pre-Season Predictions

Daytime drama isn’t just for the workplace. The Young and the Restless, winner of 11 Daytime Emmy Awards and the highest-rated daytime drama on American television for over 30 years is the architect for drama perfection. Yet all great things must come to an end as a new standard for excellence in drama is being read by you, right now, in the first edition of The Dumb … Continue reading The Dumb and the Daring: NCAA Basketball Pre-Season Predictions

Big 10 Power Rankings Week 5

It was a wild week for the Big 10 and left us more questions than answers. Well, it might have given an answer, but it isn’t one that is a good look for the conference: maybe this conference just isn’t that good. 14. Northwestern: Kuddos to you for losing gracefully. Running the ball is difficult, but the passing game is okay. Statistically, this team isn’t … Continue reading Big 10 Power Rankings Week 5

Big Ten Power Rankings Week 4

This was the week that was supposed to tell us about the Big 10, and it definitely gave a lot of clarity. Michigan and Maryland kicked off the party, but MSU-Minnesota and Wisconsin-OSU answered a lot of questions. Still, a lot of the Big 10 looked awful today. Making this week’s power rankings is nauseating as putting teams in the top half that look this … Continue reading Big Ten Power Rankings Week 4

The Last Generation of Nebraska

Never again will an incoming freshman class at the University of Nebraska be able to claim that they were alive when the Huskers won their last national championship. No matter how much red body paint you put on yourself before you sprint into Memorial Stadium, if you’re younger than 25 you weren’t an eyewitness to the historic Husker happenings of the 90’s. Even those precious … Continue reading The Last Generation of Nebraska

The Big 12 Will Lose the Battle but Win the War: NCAAF Week 1

The metaphor is fully accepted, but in real life cupcakes are delicious, filling, and satisfying, and depending on the baker you always want more. For another college football opening weekend, the cupcake games have left everyone disappointed and not wanting another bite. There is a resounding hope and prayer that there will be a modern version of the 2007 Appalachian St v Michigan game, but … Continue reading The Big 12 Will Lose the Battle but Win the War: NCAAF Week 1