BCS Playoff Preview

Conference Call

My Playoff plan, Wrote this several years ago. Enjoy. As college season comes around we have the same problem we do every year- over 100 schools trying to get to the championship game, that is not a championship game that is not recognized by the governing body of it’s sport. Do you realize that if … Read more

The NCAA is not dead . . . Yet.

NLRB

Ex-Northwestern QB Kain Colter won his case. The Northwestern football players can form a Union. So the NCAA is dead right? They have to get paid, they have rights, everything is hunky-dorey and everything is great, right? Not so fast. The case only applies to Northwestern football players, and they have a LONG road to … Read more

7 Pounds of Something: 12/9 Edition

Cam Brees

Welcome to your Monday Morning cup o’something. Today we talking Football.   I don’t do Crow. I am a faithful fan of the Panthers, Irish, and Tarheels. The Panthers Secondary Sucks. Has all year. That is not an excuse, and no I didn’t see the Saints tearing them up all game. Lets be honest, I … Read more

Another Shift in the Conference Sands

Louisville gave the Big East something to celebrate with their Sugar Bowl victory, but the Cardinals will soon be just another FORMER Big East member...

The seven basketball-geared Catholic schools of the Big East bolted the league en masse, rendering the conference obsolete for all intents and purposes. Of the eight teams that played in the football league in 2012, at least four are headed elsewhere in the next two years — Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Louisville to the ACC and … Read more

BCS Buster Special: Why Louisiana Tech Isn’t Bowling in 2012

Colby Cameron and the most prolific offense in the country won't be bowling this year despite a 9-3 record after a gamble by the Louisiana Tech athletic department was trumped by NIU's inclusion in the BCS.

One team’s BCS Buster dreams became another team’s absolute nightmare… and no, we’re not talking today about Oklahoma falling to a Cotton Bowl battle against Texas A&M instead of playing in the Sugar Bowl against Florida. The Sooners still got a marquee matchup against an SEC school, one that will get top billing in a … Read more

BCS Buster Special: NIU Miami-Bound in Final 2012 Rankings

Dave Doeren has already run off to NC State, but he left behind the opportunity of a lifetime as his former Huskies begin preparing for an Orange Bowl showdown versus Florida State...

It’s the question on everybody’s mind after the final BCS rankings came out on Sunday night: How could a school that was completely off the radar two weeks ago now be among the top 15 teams in the nation? How did a one-loss MAC school earn its way into the BCS? As the numbers came … Read more

BCS Buster Power Rankings: 2012 Week 13 Rankings

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Normally, by this point of the season, this has become purely a Power Ranking of the non-AQ teams. Either a team has established itself as a BCS Buster, or they have not… 2012 wasn’t destined to be like the others. With a playoff lingering just two years down the road — and the stipulation that … Read more

BCS Buster Power Rankings: 2012 Week 12 Rankings

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It wasn’t just the championship dreams of BCS leaders Kansas State and Oregon that died this weekend. Barring even more chaos, we’ve officially come to a purely academic point in the BCS Buster Power Rankings in 2012. Utah State went to Ruston and ended the BCS Buster dreams that would have given a dying conference … Read more

BCS Buster Special Edition: Scenarios for a Bulldog Berth

If one of these two scenarios transpire, we could very well see Colby Cameron and the Bulldogs launched into a BCS Buster qualifying spot...

We enter the final few weeks of the regular season with one final hope to bust into the BCS from the non-AQ leagues. And it could be the final chapter in the illustrious history of a mid-major that has long been a thorn in the side of the college football establishment. Louisiana Tech holds a … Read more

BCS Buster Power Rankings: 2012 Week 11 Rankings

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If the WAC wants to write a fairy-tale ending in its final year of existence, it must avoid cannibalizing itself. Statement games in the next two weeks will decide the conference crown one last time, and they could also decide the fate of the last standing non-AQ hope for a BCS berth. Other teams and … Read more

BCS Buster Power Rankings: 2012 Week 10 Rankings

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We are left to wonder what might have been after a wild first weekend of November left the hopes of BCS Busters reeling. The most legitimate candidate of 2012 (according to the polls) suffered its usual midseason conference swoon, while the best candidate (according to their resume) is left to hope for further shakedowns in … Read more