Archive for January, 2009

File Your BCS Complaints Here

By Posted on: January 15th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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As promised, we’ll begin discussions of an eventual playoff by starting with the BCS. Although many of you may argue that the BCS and a FBS playoff are inexorably intertwined, they are in fact two separate issues, which get co-mingled more than Bernie Madoff’s checkbook. So, I thought it might be a good idea to try and re-separate Continue Story…

Pat Dye Saves Sammy The Cat

By Posted on: January 14th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

 Pat Dye: Football coach and cat lover.  Good Wednesday morning to you. Three more work days until another long weekend. Martin Luther King Day may be the best timed holiday of the year. After taking some days off during Christmas it’s great to jump right back into another three-day holiday. Here’s an unfortunate story that Continue Story…

The Case Against Utah

By Posted on: January 12th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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The Sugar Bowl Helmet Halo almost makes them look like angels. Almost…   I had forgotten that the Sugar Bowl was on two Fridays ago, so it was surprising to walk into that bar in Panama City Beach and see so many Tide fans that I thought it was their spring game. Even more surprising Continue Story…

Rocker Coming Back to the Plains

By Posted on: January 12th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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It’s official. After a much-publicized effort at attempting to lure Ole Miss defensive line coach Tracy Rocker to come coach under new HC Gene Chizik, Rocker has committed to coming back to his roots by agreeing to join the staff. Rocker, a former Outland and Lombardi winner under Pat Dye in the 1980s, is a solid choice Continue Story…

Final 2008 College Football Poll Results Out

By Posted on: January 9th, 2009 in Football Comments Off

Associated Press Final Top 25 College Football Poll 1. Florida 13-1 1,606 2. Utah 13-0 1,519 3. USC 12-1 1,481 4. Texas 12-1 1,478 5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,391 6. Alabama 12-2 1,264 7. TCU 11-2 1,193 8. Penn State 11-2 1,153 9. Ohio State 10-3 1,013 10. Oregon 10-3 997 11. Boise State 12-1 938 12. Texas Tech 11-2 916 13. Georgia 10-3 903 14. Mississippi 9-4 857 15. Continue Story…

Gators Win 2nd BCS Crown in 3 Years

By Posted on: January 9th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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Even in a supposed down year, the SEC shows the rest of the nation how it’s done, with Florida winning it’s second title in three years. You got to hand it to the Gator defense, who really clamped down on the Sooner’s high-powered offense and held them to 40 points under their average. Go Gators!!

Your Friday College Football Reader

By Posted on: January 8th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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2007 Chicken Bowl   Chick-fil-A Bowl With most fans about ready to quit CFB cold turkey for eight months today, only the die-hards like yourself will be able to suffice on the sparse tidbits of information that will filter out of the sport after the bowls, CG game and recruiting season all wrap up. One interesting piece I Continue Story…

Who’s Going to Win Tonight?

By Posted on: January 8th, 2009 in Football Comments Off
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