Ohio State has some fun with numbers, and is wrong

Ohio State finished the 2014 regular season on a surge keyed by big road wins against Michigan State and Minnesota, one more victory over rival Michigan and a blowout of Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game. Despite many writing Ohio State off at the beginning of…


Episode 157 – Archie Griffin on the Heisman Trophy and Andy Coppens on Wisconsin’s surprise coaching search

Just a couple of weeks ago I was pleased to be joined by a former Heisman Trophy winner, Doug Flutie. Today I was honored to have the opportunity to speak with the only two-time winner of the Heisman Trophy in its storied history. Ohio State legend Archie…


A short and sweet college football bowl watchability guide

All of them. Watch them all. If you insist on ranking the watchability of each bowl game, then I suggest you check out how Matt Zemek of The Student Section ranks the postseason bowls over at Awful Announcing. Like this? Why not share it?ShareRedditFancredStumbleUponFacebook


The Big 12’s biggest problem wasn’t the lack of a championship game

Three years ago ACC commissioner John Swofford made it clear at the conference’s football preseason media event he was challenging the entire conference membership to rise up in non-conference play. At the time the ACC had developed a bit of an image problem suggesting the conference was…


The McGuire Metric vs. the College Football Playoff

This season I started keeping track of overall body of work based on the strength of schedule at the time games are played. Knowing some of the flaws in this method going in, I was interested to hear College Football Playoff selection committee chairman Jeff Long suggest…


No 2-Minute Warning Podcast is now on iHeart Radio

Today I am pleased to inform you the No 2-Minute Warning podcast is now available for listening via iHeart Radio. Click that link, then click the heart button to add the show to your favorites on iHeart Radio. Most of you are probably aware of what iHeart…


Wife Knows Best: Week 15 College Football Picks

It is conference championship week in college football. Champions in the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, MAC, Mountain West Conference, Pac-12 and SEC will all be crowned starting tonight with the Pac-12 and MAC conference championship games. Things got started in wild fashion with UCF…



Episode 155 – 2014 Pac-12 Championship Game Preview

When the 2014 season started, Oregon was supposed to be in this situation. The Ducks, with a Heisman Trophy front-runner at quarterback (Marcus Mariota), were expected to be playing for the Pac-12 championship and securing a spot in the first College Football Playoff. This is how the…


College Football Playoff Projection: Version 1.3

The last time I updated my playoff projection came on the day the College Football Playoff selection committee released its first batch of rankings. Since then we have watched the committee go to work while raising more questions than it seemed to answer at times. With the…