Tag Archive: College Football

Oct 12

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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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 30

Colin Kaepernick Unpatriotic Gesture Draws Mixed Reactions from Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva


Even after ditching a career as an army ranger to join the NFL, Alejandro Villanueva, the Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle, shares almost similar frustrations as Colin Kaepernick when it comes to racial discrimination. According to Villanueva, the American armed forces sacrifice their all to keep the country safe and degrading their national anthem abuses their …

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Aug 27

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


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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Jul 26

Darnell Dockett Official Retirement Announcement


With Darnell Dockett preparing to announce his plans to retire from the NFL, it is indeed a sad day for the game. One of the best pass rushers that the Arizona Cardinals have ever seen and definitely one of the best NFL picks to ever grace the Cardinals’ halls, Dockett is at a point in …

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