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24 Hours of College Football

It’s never to early to start looking forward to opening day.  The college football off season is a grueling 233 day slog.  This season we’ve only gotten through 57 days so far, but instead of dwelling on that, let’s fantasize … Continue reading

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Parity isn’t coming soon

One of the (many) reasons I don’t like the NFL as much as I like the college game is because of the parity.  In the NFL there is no such thing as a great team nor is there such thing … Continue reading

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(Belated) Thoughts on the National Championship

Deshaun Watson is Amazing.  Alabama won the game, but this was my biggest takeaway from the game.  I spend most of the season watching him play well thinking, “yeah, he’s good,” but I don’t think Clemson would have been in … Continue reading

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The Most Important Play of the National Championship

There is one play, more than any other, whose success will affect the outcome of the national championship game.  The play is a designed run for Deshaun Watson, the quarterback power. Clemson’s offense works off a relatively simple formula: outside, … Continue reading

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Post Hoc, Ergo …

Monday night’s winner of the Clemson – Alabama game will be the undisputed national champion of college football.  That team will be the winner of a four team playoff which is part of a system that every FBS conference and … Continue reading

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You Need a Quarterback

You have to have a quarterback.  College football is reaching the point that the NFL reached years ago.  You must have a great quarterback or you cannot succeed.  For years there were ways around that, but that is no longer … Continue reading

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The Safe Play with Kirby Smart?

Kirby Smart, rumored to be the next head coach at the University of South Carolina, is actually the next head coach at the University of Georgia.  Smart has been one of the hottest names in coaching circles for years.  Had … Continue reading

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Playoff What Ifs

As long as everything goes according to plan, the playoff is set.  Clemson, Alabama and Oklahoma are in.  The last place goes to the Big Ten champion, either Iowa or Michigan State.  Oklahoma’s season is finished.  They are the Big … Continue reading

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Redemption Saturday

“Sometimes the best thing you can say about a day is that it’s over.”  Many college football teams will look back on this season and understand that sentiment.  Some are already thinking it.  Expectations haven’t been met for most teams, … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Must Lose

The Committee is going to have hard decisions to make when they choose the last two participants for the playoff.  The first two will be easy.  Undefeated Clemson will be in the playoff, and SEC Champion Alabama will be there.  … Continue reading

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