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What is success, at Kentucky?

Success is a relative term.  Merely going to a bowl game is a success for one team and a given for another.  Some schools expect to compete for conference and national championships; others just hope.  What does that success look … 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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What We Learned: Week 12

The Committee Loves Blowouts.  Remember when the BCS instructed the computer rankings to take out margin of victory?  Remember how they didn’t want to see teams run up the score?  The Playoff Committee isn’t like that.  Last year Ohio State … Continue reading

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SEC East Down

There was a time when the SEC was the best conference in college football.  It was a time when that fact could not be seriously debated, except by partisans of other conferences and people playing devil’s advocate.  There are those … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 8

How did UNC lose to South Carolina?  After Thursday night’s win over Pitt, people wanted to know how this North Carolina team lost to that South Carolina team.  Short answer: South Carolina is better.  Their 3-5 record doesn’t look as … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 8

Think Twice Before Kicking that FG.  For years we’ve all known that in a tie game there’s virtually no downside to kicking a field goal as time expires.  If you make it, you win; if you don’t, there’s overtime. Auburn’s … Continue reading

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Run Fits with South Carolina’s Jon Hoke

Everybody has to worry about run fits. New South Carolina defensive coordinator Jon Hoke mentions them each week when he is interviewed. After practice on Friday he was asked to explain some more for the less technically savvy fan. Here’s … Continue reading

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