Tag Archive: College Football

Feb 06

Patriots Do it Again

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So, yeah, the Patriots scored 31 unanswered points. “It just was an avalanche,” quarterback Tom Brady said. Patriots 34. Falcons 28. “I want to say to our fans, our amazing coaching staff, our players, this is unequivocally the sweetest,” team owner Robert Kraft said. http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/…-of/ar-AAmEggX

Jan 11

BTB: Cowboys & Packers Playoff History: Tom Landry And Vince Lombardi Meet Again

The rematch of the ‘66 game saw the same result. The calendar year 1967 started with some unfinished business from the 1966 NFL season. The Dallas Cowboys hosted the Green Bay Packers for the NFL Championship Game on New Year’s Day. It would close in similar fashion as the Packers took their turn to host …

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Jan 11

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys: Is AT&T Stadium finally a home field advantage?

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Is the Dallas Cowboys home, AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas, now considered a real home field advantage? They’ll find out this Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys will finally have a chance to use the home field advantage they earned with a 13-3 season ending record this season. And it starts with America’s Team enjoying the challenge …

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Dec 30

Brent Musburger Nails It Regarding New Year’s Eve College Football

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Legendary broadcaster Brent Musburger doesn’t just “get it.” He absolutely knocked it out of the park on this one. Once again this year, College Football is trying desperately to claim New Year’s Eve as it’s day, by holding the Final Four playoff games on December 31st. Once again, it’s not going happen, and the ratings …

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Dec 24

Best College Football Bowl Games That Aren’t A Playoff

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On December 17th, the college football bowl season began with the New Mexico Bowl and will conclude with the College Football Playoff Championship on January 9th. During that stretch, plenty of good football will be played. Let’s take a look at some of the best games that aren’t being played to determine the national champion. …

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Dec 02

Cowboys are the prescription for the NFL’s prime-time doldrums

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For certain specific types of fever, the only prescription is more cowbell. And for the NFL’s ongoing ratings malaise, well, you know the cure. For the second straight week, a stand-alone, nationally-televised game featuring the Dallas Cowboys delivered bigly, with a season-high Thursday Night Football rating of 14.1. Via Greg Aiello of the NFL, it’s …

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Nov 02

The Sports Bank.net: #8 Wisconsin Football Preview vs Northwestern Wildcats

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You could make it in the big leagues someday, kid. You got talent I tells ya, and moxie too, kid. Those two old timey borscht beltisms could apply to both the Northwestern and Wisconsin football teams in 2016. By beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers last Saturday night, the Badgers have established themselves as the de facto …

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Oct 12

College Football Rankings: New Teams Emerge at the Bottom of the Rankings

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There were no notable changes in the Week 7 AP poll, so there isn’t much to talk about in that regard. What will probably generate interest are all the new squads emerging at the bottom. P.J. Fleck’s team, the Western Michigan Broncos finally entered the Top 25, falling at number 24, which didn’t really upset …

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Sep 27

The Badgers Themselves in the First Stretch of the Season

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Michigan State didn’t just lose to Wisconsin. They were soundly beaten, so much so that everyone knew the game was over midway through the fourth quarter; and the loss obviously went against prevailing NFL odds. Michigan just doesn’t lose that way, or rather they do not lose so soundly very often. Alabama treated them in …

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Sep 12

Week 2 – SJ Top 10 – How Do You Have Them Ranked?

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1. Alabama – No dispute here. They played amazing, even if they did play an over-ranked USC squad. Seems like everyone but the pollsters knew USC was a year away from being a highly ranked team. ‘Bama proced it. 2. Florida State – Not sure why people see Clemson at number two, but after watching …

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