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Ranking the Top 10 hypothetical Big 12 expansion candidates

On Tuesday the Big 12 decided to go public with the decision to allow commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin exploring and meeting with┬ápotential expansion candidates, the first definitive sign the Big 12 is ready to expand by at least two. Based on information learned yesterday, we know…


Miami Ohio has a new look and almost nailed it

Anyone who tends to follow my uniform analysis and commentary knows I have a problem with Adidas just about every time. However, there are times when Adidas does good work, and the new uniforms that will be worn this season by Miami University are proof Adidas can…


The First Annual Watch List Watch List

Taking watch list season to new heights A total of 21 watch lists were named to the first annual Watch List Watch List, honoring the top watch lists in the nation, on Sunday by No 2-Minute Warning. The Maxwell Football Club┬áleads the nation in total watch list…


SEC Media Days: Back on top, SEC ready for more in 2016

Well, we made it. The media day fun is about to get rolling in Hoover, Alabama with the start of a nearly week-long media day extravaganza with the SEC. Before everything gets underway, here is a rundown of the SEC heading into 2016. The SEC in 2015…



Athlon Sports: Big Ten Wild Card Players in 2016

For you Big Ten fans, I was asked to put together a list for Athlon Sports of wild card players from each Big Ten program for the 2016 season. In all, there is one offensive player and one defensive player I determined to be a wild card…


Adidas still can’t get UCLA’s uniforms quite right

Adidas is making some good changes to UCLA’s football uniforms in 2016, but there is still room for some obvious improvement. There are some programs in the country that should not mess too much with their uniforms, and UCLA is among them. As is often the case…


Podcast: Previewing 2016 SEC Media Days

The first sign that college football is coming is when the preview magazines start hitting store shelves and arriving in your mailbox. We have crossed that point in our offseason timeline, which means media days are coming quickly. As usual, the SEC will be first out of…


Athlon Sports: 14 Big Ten stats you need to know for 2016

I was asked to put together some key stats for each Big Ten program for a story published by Athlon Sports. You can read the full rundown of what I cooked up here, but here are a couple notable stats I particularly enjoyed. Like this? Why not…


Report: Big Ten media revenue to triple with ESPN on board

ESPN set to renew media deal with Big Ten The rumors of ESPN and the Big Ten parting ways were, apparently, greatly exaggerated. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports today ESPN will pick up the second half of the Big Ten’s media rights package and will…