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Instant replay is great, but it can be better

I love college football. I am a big fan of the video instant replay process, and feel the system results in far more correct calls being made on the field compared to the few that are botched. We tend to remember the botched replay rulings far more…


Get ready to debate one-loss playoff contenders

We may not know much about what will happen with the College Football Playoff, but we do know at least two spots are going to be filled by teams with at least one loss. With no more undefeated teams in the Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12,…



Fighting Irish fighting for national respect vs. Florida State

The college football season is essentially in the midway point of the season, and there is still no real certainty over where we are heading. The college football season has been unpredictable in a number of ways so far with Mississippi State elevated from the pool of…


Athlon Sports Media Poll: How I voted after Week 7

Mississippi State has moved to the top of the college football mountain after knocking off defending SEC champion Auburn. The win helped to convince enough voters in the coaches and AP polls to move Mississippi State past Florida State. Of course, I had them atop my power…


Heisman Watch: Watch Out for the Dak Attack

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football? That is up for debate, but if the season were to end today, he…


Can Week 7 possibly match the drama of Week 6?

No matter how much hype you bought into for the week six schedule in college football, nobody could have seen the week playing out with as much drama as it did. The state of Mississippi is suddenly the center of the college football universe. The Pac-12 saw…


Athlon Sports Media Poll: How I Voted after Week 6

After one of the craziest weekends in college football, there was bound to be some shake-ups in the weekly power rankings. I am a voting member on a panel organized by Athlon Sports. Each week we will submit our top eight teams based on the results on…


Oregon’s loss does not eliminate Ducks from playoff talk, yet

Contrary to popular opinion this morning, the sky is not falling in Eugene, Oregon this Friday morning. With No. 2 Oregon falling at home to an unranked, yet now 5-0, Arizona team on Thursday night, the talks about eliminating Oregon from the College Football Playoff discussion are…


Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State should Fear Ameer (Abdullah)

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner. If a quarterback is not going to win the Heisman Trophy, then a running back has the best chance. There are only…