Tag Archive: College Football

Mar 28

Jeff Pearlman: Macho Man

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So this is sort of weird, but earlier today SI.com posted a profile of Randy (Macho Man) Savage by a writer named Justin Barrasso. And it was very well done, and is certainly worth your time. But as soon as I saw it I thought, “Um … what?” Because much of it concerns Savage’s early …

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Mar 28

The Landry Hat: Is This SEC Quarterback In The Dallas Cowboys Draft Plans?

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Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones stirred the media pot a bit this week at the NFL’s annual owner’s meeting when he broached the idea of drafting a quarterback. Consequently, at nearly the same time, the Cowboys held a private workout with a certain SEC quarterback. Jones and the rest of the Cowboys’ …

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Mar 06

The Sports Bank.net: Brian Kelly thinks an earlier signing day is inevitable

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Brian Kelly appeared at the opening of the Under Armour brand house on Michigan Avenue in Chicago last night, and spoke with the media members for a few minutes. Notre Dame is of course is a UA school now and a handful of Athletic Department members, including Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick made the trip. Kelly …

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Mar 06

No Guts, No Glory: Report: Kansas’ Cliff Alexander is under investigation by the NCAA

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Kansas Jayhawks fans have been wondering why forward Cliff Alexander has not been playing. Last week, the school said that Alexander was sitting out due to an NCAA issue. After missing the last two games, it looks like there is more to Alexander situation than what Kansas has put out. According to Pat Forde of …

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Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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Feb 04

BTB: Who Were The Cowboys’ Most Productive Defenders In 2014?

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The Cowboys use a production points system to grade some of their defensive players. We look at what the results of such a system could look like and also look at which defenders were more productive than others. When Cowboys linebacker coach Matt Eberflus served as defensive coordinator in Missouri under head coach Gary Pinkel …

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Jan 12

The Sports Bank.net: Pelicans Anthony Davis GUARANTEES Kentucky national title

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Anthony Davis is no stranger to making big guarantees. At a summer USA Basketball event, he predicted that his New Orleans Pelicans would make the NBA playoffs this year (podcast here). He also referred to Beyonce as “his future wife.” (audio of this here) We’re sure he was, at least half, joking about the second …

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Jan 12

No Guts, No Glory: Congressman Paul Ryan trolls Chris Christie after Packers win

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New Jersey governor*Chris Christie took a lot of heat when he was shown hugging Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones after the Cowboys’ wildcard victory. After the Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers today, most were hoping to get a shot of Christie in Jones’s suite. Of course, that has happened, and a friend of …

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Jan 02

The Sports Bank.net: SEC football crashing out at “SEC Speed” this bowl season

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Everyone is piling on SEC football right now. Before we join in, let’s take a moment to remind everyone how/why we got here. SEC football is exceptional. With it comes SEC football exceptionalism; and it’s something that the SEC football communities love to remind you of. This will be the first time since 2005 that …

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Dec 27

Hackenberg leads Penn State to overtime win over Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl

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It’s only fitting that a bowl game in Yankee Stadium ended with a walk-off in extra innings. Christian Hackenberg engineered a fourth-quarter comeback, his third this season and the fifth of his career, to lead Penn State past Boston College 31-30 in overtime in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. In a game that saw each team’s quarterbacks trade …

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