Category Archive: College Sports

Sep 15

SEC Spotlight

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After another week of SEC action, Alabama is still the best team in the league and it’s still not really close.  But what else did we learn from last week’s games?  I personally believe we learned a lot as the puzzle continues to unfold.  Kentucky is clearly the worst team in the league while the …

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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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Sep 11

What Happened to Northwestern

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This program won 10 games a year ago, including a big win over Stanford. It has started 2016 at 0-2, with losses to Western Michigan and FCS Illinois State. Northwestern loses to Illinois State 9-7 to fall to 0-2 on the season. A year after winning 10 games, the Wildcats suddenly find themselves in a …

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Sep 11

The Holy War | Utah 20, BYU 19

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SALT LAKE CITY — Sunia Tauteoli had two interceptions as the Utah defense saved the day in a disjointed 20-19 win over rival BYU on Saturday. The Utah defense was routinely put in bad positions as the offense committed six turnovers. Troy Williams threw had 194 yards passing with one touchdown and three interceptions. Starting …

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Sep 09

SEC Spotlight

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As I watched the opening weekend of college football unfold, one thing really stuck out: the SEC is top heavy.  Alabama is once again the team to beat and the others fall in line somewhere beneath them.  The shocking revelation was just how far down some of the other teams are in comparison to ‘Bama. …

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Sep 05

CFB rankings: How the polls will change after Week 1

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College Football Playoff rankings won’t be upon us until November, so the Associated Press Top 25 is going to be the standard for the meantime. And since Week 1 is technically not over yet (two big games still to go on Sunday night and Monday night), the AP Poll won’t be out until Tuesday morning, …

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Aug 27

The Sports Bank.net: Two Notre Dame Football Players who could be First Round Picks

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Obviously, the six Notre Dame football players arrested in two separate incidents last weekend, and the subsequent fallout, is “the lead” right now. Here’s a link to the latest on Devin Butler, and also on the five other players. After that, it’s all about the quarterback controversy in the Fighting Irish football news universe. Time …

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Mar 14

The NCAA Tournament: Memories, Madness, and Me

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When I see the above photograph, it’s hard to believe 19 years have passed since it was first captured. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but the story told is dependent of the receiving eyes. The young may see it as just another cover, marking just another moment in …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dickie V. Has Tom Izzo Back in the Final Four Again

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Mark it down.*Dick Vitale, larger than life ESPN Media Personality, has Tom Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans making the Final Four yet again this year. Make your travel plans for Houston now Spartans fans. Save time to visit the Johnson Space Center. Tom Izzo is 20-4 in the second game of any given weekend …

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Jan 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2016 Ohio State football: an early outlook, analysis

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Ohio State football had nine underclassmen declare for the NFL Draft! Nine! That’s almost the ten underclassmen that we saw leave early at LSU two years ago. So, if this 2016 NFL mock draft is heavy on the Buckeyes, that’s why. This is where their 2014 National Title team goes pro. You could say that …

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