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Auburn to a bowl game? 

Auburn dropped to No. 16 in the new coaches poll and to No. 18 in the Associated Press released Sunday after a 13-7 loss at Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 11. Auburn couldn’t get past a weekend of college football upsets. Three of the nation’s top four teams lost. The question is which bowl do fans believe the Tigers will head [ . . read more . . ]

PAC 12 takes center stage in week 4

BY MICHAEL LEESE A LOOK BACK AT WEEK 3 The most shocking thing I noticed in week three action was just how bad USC’s run defense was.   Stanford ran at will on the Trojans.    Quarterback Kevin Hogan was simply better than his counterpart Cody Kessler.    Everytime the Cardinal needed a big play, Hogan or running back [ . . read more . . ]

TOP 10 QUESTIONS FOR 2015 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

The opening of the 2015 college football season is here.  Some readers and I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of the top 10 questions to be answered answered.  Thanks for the input of many, that have helped construct this list. I  provided my prediction as to the answers. #10   WHAT NEW PLAYER WILL HAVE [ . . read more . . ]

Are you ready for some football? Week 1 is here

The opening of the 2015 college football season is finally her!   The  season, gets underway tonight  with a couple of great contests and runs through Monday night   There is only one game featuring top ranked opponents, but there are several key matchups that can make or break a team in the season opener. No. [ . . read more . . ]

American Athletic Conference — Bowl projections 2015-16

American Conference  Central Florida (UCF) Athlon Sports                     Cure Bowl vs. Georgia Southern Sporting News                    St. Petersburg Bowl vs. North Carolina Mark Schlabach                 Miami Beach Bowl vs. Middle Tennessee Brett McMurphy                 Miami Beach Bowl [ . . read more . . ]

It started with a tall tale – The Penn State Nittany Lion

It started with a threat — At a baseball game against Princeton in 1904, Mason and other members of Penn State’s team were shown a statue of Princeton’s famous Bengal tiger as an indication of the merciless treatment they could expect to encounter on the field.  This really struck Penn State student H.D. Joe Mason who [ . . read more . . ]

How Florida became the Gators

There may be no state school mascot more native to the state it represents than the Florida Gator.  But in 1908 Florida didn’t have an official mascot when Austin Miller, a law student at the University of Virginia but a Gainesville native, received a visit from his father.  Austin’s father, Phillips Miller, had come up to [ . . read more . . ]

Bowl Trippin 2014-15

Are you missing college football?  Starting this week, we’ll be re-living our bowl experiences from this bowl season, starting with the Las Vegas Bowl, continuing with games on the Texas Bowls Tour, the Blues and Bowls Tour and the Florida Bowls Tour.  We’ll finish by dancing the Texas #One Step — The College Football [ . . read more . . ]

Broncos to Big Six bowl; Group of 5 review

We are near the end of the regular season of college football, and what a year it has been for mid-major schools. A “Group of 5” has formed this year surrounding mid-major schools who have hoped to get a crack at making a “Big Six” Bowl Game on New Year’s, the modern day comparison of being a BCS bowl buster [ . . read more . . ]

Group of 5 down to three teams alive

With only three weeks remaining in the regular season of college football, a three-team race has emerged in the “Group of 5” between three very impressive teams. Which team will have the most likely shot to make it to a Big Six bowl game on New Year’s day? Will it be the undefeated Thundering Herd of Marshall? The [ . . read more . . ]