Tag Archive: BCS

Sep 06

USC rallies to defeat Stanford, 13-10


  USC faced an uphill battle Saturday, opening Pac-12 Conference play at Stanford, which was owner of a 17-game home-field winning streak. The streak was the longest in the nation. Past tense. Andre Heidari kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with less than three minutes to play and USC’s defense fell on a last-minute Stanford …

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Aug 31

The Sports Bank.net: Michigan State, East Division, class of B1G after week 1


Michigan State is the class of the Big Ten East division, and the East is the strongest of the two divisions. That’s what the B1G punditocracy was saying all summer long. Week one did nothing to prove otherwise. Nebraska and Michigan won big, and there are teams to watch out for. Especially since Ohio State …

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Aug 25

2014 NCAA SWAMI – Week One


While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first game. If a game is on a Thursday and your picks are …

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Aug 18

Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll


Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll 1. Florida State 2. Oklahoma 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. Oregon 7. Ohio State 8. South Carolina 9. UCLA 10. Georgia http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=546408#post546408

May 28

UGA AD confirms series with Irish could happen ‘later this decade’


In April, CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler reported that Georgia and Notre Dame were working towards finalizing a home-and-home series that would represent the Fighting Irish’s first regular season game against an SEC opponent since 2005. Though cautioning that the deal wasn’t in writing just yet and some kinks still had to be ironed out, Georgia athletic …

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Apr 29

McCarron hearing he could be a first-rounder


When it comes to the NFL’s draft, AJ McCarron knows there’s noise between credible information. With that in mind, the former Alabama quarterback said Monday he’s heard enough from various NFL executives throughout the buildup to the draft to have a pretty good idea of when he’ll be selected. It’s earlier, he said, than most …

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Apr 23

The Sports Bank.net: Kentucky big man Dakari Johnson returning to school


Freshman center Dakari Johnson will return to the Kentucky for the 2014-15 season. “After looking at the information provided to me by Coach Cal and the NBA committee, my family and I made the decision for me to return to UK for my sophomore year,” Dakari Johnson said. “Returning to school allows me to build …

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Apr 19

Raiders plan to cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him

Terrelle Pryor

One way or another, Terrelle Pryor will no longer be an Oakland Raider by the close of business Monday. That’s the word from Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, who reports that the Raiders will cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him before then. That’s not a big surprise; it had already been clear …

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Apr 18

Illinois Unveils New Nike Uniforms


The Illinois Fighting Illini underwent a huge makeover as they tried to stay modern. Several of their sports teams received new uniforms, so there was a lot for the university to show off on Wednesday. With the help of Nike, the Fighting Illini got a completely new look. The makeover started with a modified logo: …

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Apr 16

Jeff Pearlman: Shame at Florida State


Just read a truly depressing piece in today’s New York Times by Walt Bogdanich. It concerned*Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at Florida State who, it seems, may well have raped a woman.  Why “it seems”? Because we’ll probably never know. According to the article (which was thorough and excellent), both Florida State University and …

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