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Golden Arm Award watch list released

Last year I had the great fortune of writing up a weekly recap of the top performers in contention for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Athlon Sports. The award is presented to the top senior or fourth-year quarterback in the country by the Johnny Unitas…


Picking wins and losses for Wisconsin

This past week I got a chance to pick wins and losses for a pair of Big Ten teams this season for Athlon Sports. I went on the very optimistic side for Penn State, suggesting the Nittany Lions could string together a 10-win season if everything went…





Iowa State’s matte helmet is awesome

I love football helmets with a matte-finish, so it brings me great pleasure to see Iowa State use it on their helmets this upcoming season. It is pretty hard to mess up a matte finish on a football helmet, and there is just something about Iowa State’s…


Getting the Southwest Conference back together

While working on Friday night manning the College Football Talk virtual news desk, things got slow. This usually happens on a Friday evening in the offseason, but even when things are moving slowly it is my responsibility to seek out news, commentary or anything else that might…


Gambling Among College Students – Is This A Real Thing?

Gambling or gaming as you might find it referred nowadays counts among the fastest-growing industries on the planet, and there are billions of dollars invested into it each year in order to draw more customers. Age restrictions are part of the majority of states and jurisdictions, but…


99 Days Until College Football: Can Pitt return to glory?

The Pittsburgh Panthers were once considered among the elite programs in college football, but the glory days enjoyed under the reign of Johnny Majors and Jackie Sherrill are more and more becoming distant memories for fans of the Panthers. Pittsburgh finished the year in the top 15 of…