Category Archive: College Football

Nov 25

The Sports Bank.net: Illini football fans split on coaching change or bowl appearance

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The Illini football fanbase is pretty much split evenly when it comes to what they’d rather have: a coaching change, or a bowl berth. You already know where I stand. I’ll let you make up your mind, by voting in the poll here.* I’ve watched the poll results since Saturday, and they swing 45-55% both …

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Nov 21

The Sports Bank.net: Top five Illini football coaching candidates

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Beyond Ws and Ls, Q Rating is a severe issue for Illini football. As awful as Tim Beckman’s 10-24 (2-23 versus the Power 5) record is on the field…take a second to think about the program’s non-existent brand awareness. Nationally, the Fighting illini do not even register. In their biggest stronghold (Chicago), Illini football is …

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Nov 08

The Sports Bank.net: UGLIEST. GAME. EVER. Michigan Wolverines 10, NU Wildcats 9

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The Michigan Wolverines and Northwestern Wildcats truly deserve each other. Rod Flanders once said on The Simpsons “lies made baby Jesus cry.” So does looking at the box score from this abomination. So I’ll spare you the numbers and statistics. Trust me, they’re hideous and you really don’t want to see them. Trust me- you …

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Nov 01

The Sports Bank.net: Does Notre Dame football deserve the #10 ranking?

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Notre Dame football fans are right up there with Ohio State and Michigan as some of the most thin-skinned college football fans in the nation. Every media member that justifiably criticizes Notre Dame football is branded “biased,” and receives hate mail. *Every questionable call that goes against the Fighting Irish verifies the officiating anti-Golden Dome …

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Oct 20

The Sports Bank.net: Will Fuller now charged with critical ND game-changing penalty

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The controversial closing seconds offensive pass interference penalty, which negated a game-winning touchdown pass from Everett Golson to Corey Robinson has been charged to a different player. In ND’s 31-27 loss at Florida State last night, the second to last play featured an Irish touchdown waived off due to an infraction originally called on Notre …

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Oct 13

No Guts, No Glory: Florida State looking into Jameis Winston autographs

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The latest controversy involving FSU QB Jameis Winston involves the same autograph website that was at the center of Todd Gurley’s suspension. According to ESPN, more than 340 certified Winston autographs were found on the website for sale. This has prompted FSU’s athletic compliance department to begin looking into “how so many Winston autographs were …

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Oct 11

Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Everett Golson threw three touchdown passes to overcome his three turnovers that led to North Carolina scores and No. 6 Notre Dame remained unbeaten with a 50-43 victory Saturday. North Carolina’s Marquise Williams threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and caught a 23-yard TD pass from receiver Quinshad …

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Oct 04

Florida replaces struggling Jeff Driskel, rallies late to beat Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Hardin made a 49-yard field goal with 6:20 remaining Saturday as Florida erased a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat Tennessee 10-9 and continue its decade-long mastery of this rivalry.–AP http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/admincp/index.php

Sep 24

No Guts, No Glory: Jameis Winston’s accuser’s attorney fires back, says Winston’s att

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A game of he said, she said is underway between Jameis Winston’s attorney and his accuser’s attorney. Earlier today, there was news of a letter that was sent to Jameis Winston’s attorney, David Cornwell asking for $7 million to quiet the woman accusing Winston of rape. The letter was allegedly sent by the woman’s attorney …

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Sep 08

LewPBlog:A look back at some great football this past weekend.

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Man, aren’t you glad football is back? What a great game to watch, no matter if it’s high school, college, or the pros. Football is back! Let’s take a look at some guys talking about their teams: It just doesn’t get any beter than this does it? More…

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