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The BCS Top 25 (Week 9): Clemson Roars into Top 5

1. LSU IT. IS. ON.  We’ve been circling this game for weeks (months?), and now there is nothing in the way of the epic 1 vs. 2 matchup between LSU and Alabama. The Bayou Bengals haven’t just dominated teams this season, they’ve demoralized them. Even though they’ve played an impressive selection of schools that includes […]

Wisconsin Seeking Payback for 2010 Loss at Michigan State

Wisconsin’s only loss last season came in the first week of Big Ten play, when the Michigan State Spartans hung 444 offensive yards – including 175 rushing yards – on the Badgers, beating them 34-24. The No. 6 Badgers return to East Lansing Saturday seeking payback. The Badgers are an undefeated, explosive, high-scoring offensive juggernaut, […]

College Football Stock Market: Alabama is a Good Buy

With the unveiling of the BCS rankings, I have decided to unveil the first ever Sports of Boston stock market. Each week I am going to take a look at a handful of teams and evaluate whether or not you should buy into the team or sell. Here’s a few factors that go into buying […]

Twitterverse Fallout: LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu Suspended

What a crazy day in Baton Rouge. The Daily Reveille, the LSU student-run newspaper, first reported that Heisman candidate Tyrann Mathieu has been suspended for this weekend’s game against Auburn. Mathieu, along with starting running back Spencer Ware and starting cornerback Tharold Simon, were suspended after they reporedly failed a drug test. The details are […]

Draft Report: Patriots Closely Following the Saints, Raiders

We’ve seen some pretty interesting events take place up to this point in 2011 for the Patriots: From Brady’s 517 passing yard performance in Week 1. Followed by 423 yards against San Diego. A come-from-behind win from Buffalo — that shocked everyone. Pay back against New York Jets. Vintage Brady game-winning drive this past Sunday […]

The BCS Top 25 (Week 8): Cowboys Sitting at No. 4.

Quick note: with the release of the BCS rankings this week, the Top 25 wrap-up will be based on those rankings from here on out. The biggest change will be my shift from complaining about stupid voters to complaining about flawed algorithms. Let’s get to it.

The AP Top 25 (Week 7): Kansas State Sneaks Up Rankings

1. LSU (40) How dare they give up points to the then-17th ranked Florida Gators. I was once again disappointed that they did not get the shutout. With that said, they seem like they’re playing with more than 11 defenders. Their defense is awesome, and I mean that in the most literal sense. 2. Alabama […]

The AP Top 25 (Week 6): Wisconsin Jumps into the Top 5

1. LSU (40) I was legitimately disappointed that LSU couldn’t hold on to the shutout this week. Kentucky never had a chance against them. Assuming they keep winning, the Tigers’ matchup with Alabama looks like it will be the game of the season. LSU doesn’t have an easy schedule in the interim though, with games […]

Old-School Football Meets Big Ten New Blood when Wisconsin Hosts Nebraska Saturday

Big Ten commissioner James Delaney couldn’t have scripted it any better: the University of Wisconsin football team is ranked seventh in the country, and the University of Nebraska is ranked eighth. And the two will kick off their Big Ten seasons Saturday night in primetime on ABC. The Badgers have their sights set on another […]

College Football: Boise State Re-Aligning To Nowhere

Now that the conference carousel has stopped (for this season), there appears to be a clear picture of which schools were pursued and considered for inclusion in BCS conferences. This obviously includes schools that are currently in BCS conferences, but also included surprises like the service academies and decent Conference USA schools (East Carolina? Really […]

The AP Top 25 (Week 5): LSU Claims Top Spot

1. LSU (42) Not even one week can go by without LSU being involved in a rankings flip-flop with another winning team. It was justified this week though. Their defense is truly terrifying, and their team speed causes problems all over the place. I still have trouble believing Les Miles can win another BCS Championship, […]

College Football Heisman Standings: Week 4

Were now through four weeks of college football and this is about the time we start to see players solidify their position as a Heisman candidate. Once again I have reshuffled my Heisman standings, this time due to a loss. Remember it’s not just about individual statistics, but how your team performs during the year. […]

West Virginia University: A School Without a Conference?

This should be a joyous week in Morgantown. The Mountaineers are 3-0, ranked 16th in the country and are playing host to No. 2 LSU, on Saturday. If that wasn’t enough they are hosting College Gameday for the first time in school history. So everything is perfect in Morgantown right? Wrong! Despite all that good […]

The AP Top 25: Week 4, Boise State’s Smooth, Clemson Hot

1. Oklahoma (37) With the win over Florida State, Oklahoma took three first place votes each from Alabama and LSU. They also looked like a team that could win the BCS Championship. Great analyst that I am, I believe they are a really good football team. 2. LSU (14) After their win over Mississippi State […]

The AP Top 25: Week 3, Auburn and Arizona State Climb in

1. Oklahoma (32) Without a game this week, the Sooners became the first school to be ranked No. 1 in 100 AP polls. That achievement has very little bearing on this year’s team, but it impressive nonetheless. Good for them. They have a massive game at Florida State Saturday, and with a win they could […]