Tag Archives: Out of Conference

Big XII Expansion: Coming this Summer?

Yesterday, Oklahoma President David Boren told The Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel that a decision on expansion for the Big XII conference would come this summer. After being the victim of expansion by the Big Ten, SEC and Pac-12, the Big XII’s future … 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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The Pride and The Shame: Week 7

The Pride.  Iowa.  Where did these guys come from?  The Hawkeyes demolished Northwestern and are almost certainly going to be in the Big Ten championship game.  It’s not even November and it’s tough to see a normal scenario where Iowa isn’t … Continue reading

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The Pride and The Shame: Week 6

The Pride.  Michigan certainly looks different with Jim Harbaugh, don’t they?  The Wolverines weren’t supposed to be ranked this year; it was supposed to be the beginning of a rebuilding process.  Now Michigan is sky rocketing up the polls behind … Continue reading

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The Pride and The Shame: Week 3

The Pride.  Michigan.  The hype surrounding the return of Jim Harbaugh to Michigan is beginning to come to fruition.  The Maize and Blue annihilated a BYU team that isn’t bad at all.  The Wolverines led 31-0 at the half and … Continue reading

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The Pride and The Shame: Week 3

The Pride.  Northwestern.  There isn’t a lot of chest thumping from the Big Ten this week.  Ohio State and Minnesota survived scares against lesser opponents, and many of the other teams played uninteresting games as well.  In the high profile games … Continue reading

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The Pride and The Shame: Week 2

The Pride.  Michigan State is now the holder of the undisputed best quality win in the country.  The Spartans held on at home to beat the Oregon Ducks 31-28.  Heinemann hopeful Connor Cook threw for 192 yards with a touchdown … Continue reading

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Bravo Big Ten

Conference commissioners and coaches have been talking about what teams’ schedules should look like for years.  At its media days event the B1G took the lead in scheduling.  Beginning with the 2016 season, all Big Ten members will be required … Continue reading

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Alabama – Louisville and “True Road Games”

On Friday morning ESPN reported Alabama and Louisville have agreed to play a 2018 game in Orlando to open the season. Immediately many on twitter derided the fact that the game was not a true road game. Some expanded their … Continue reading

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