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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 […]

The AP Top 25: Week 2, LSU jumps Alabama For No. 2 Spot

1. Oklahoma (32) The Sooners opened with a convincing win. It was nothing spectacular, but they didn’t have anything to fear from Tulsa. They just went about their business, and now they can prepare for the huge matchup with Florida State next week. 2. LSU (17) After winning the opening weekend’s marquee matchup, it’s tough […]

College Football: The AP Preseason Top 25

Preseason rankings are basically guesses and contribute to the competitive imbalance of college football. However, from a fan’s perspective they are very helpful and give a moderate idea of what to expect from the coming soon. Here’s this year’s preseason AP Top 25: 1. Oklahoma (36) Landry Jones leads an impressive passing attack that could […]

Place Your Bets: 2011 NCAA College Football Odds

The college football season is about to kick off in a matter of weeks. With that said its time to handicap the field and take a look at a couple of the early favorites, some teams that will give you more bang for your buck and a couple of potential sleepers. All lines are from […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Mark Ingram, Alabama

Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama Height: 5-9 Weight: 215 40: 4.62 2010 stats: 875 yards, 5.5 yards-per-carry, 13 touchdowns Overview: There isn’t much that the 2009 Heisman Trophy Winner hasn’t accomplished in his three seasons at Tuscaloosa. By now you’re all familiar with Mark Ingram’s story, and how his dad is in prison on bank-fraud and […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Julio Jones, Alabama

Julio Jones, WR, Alabama Height: 6-2 Weight: 220 40: 4.39 2010 stats: 78 receptions, 1,133 yards, 7 touchdowns Overview: Hype has surrounded Julio Jones since he was a freshman at Foley High School, in Foley, Ala. Following a junior and senior campaign that saw him haul in 143 passes and score 32 touchdown, Jones generated interest […]

College Football: The SEC Reigns Superior Again

With Auburn University’s 21-19 win over Oregon in the 2011 BCS National Championship Monday, the Tigers made it five straight championship wins for the SEC. Furthermore, the win reassured that the best conference in the NCAA belonged in the South. Since the 2003 season, the SEC has taken the college football nation by the throat […]

NCAA Football Week 5: Florida Travels to Alabama

As Week 5 approaches let’s take a look at three of the big games on the slate for Saturday. 1. No. 7 Florida at No. 1 Alabama Is there a better way to start an action-packed month of October games? Didn’t think so. Florida QB John Brantley gets his first big road test of his […]

The Couch Potato Report: NFL, PGA, MLB, VMAs, and More Fun with Acronyms

For weeks, writing this article was a challenge. The summer months brought little in the ways of big sporting events, making it difficult to hype up a lackluster docket of weekend TV each and every Friday. But now… problem solved. The NFL kicks off its 2010 season this weekend, and I for one am here […]