CFB Playoff coaches decorate for the holidays (video)

CFB Coaches Decorating
December 18, 2014

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher and Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich are all busy preparing their teams for the upcoming College Football Playoff, but before they all have some chores around the home to take care of first. It’s time for these playoff coaches to get out the holiday decorations and get everything set-up. But these coaches don’t…


Episode 147 – Jameis Winston suspended and a Week 4 Preview

Jameis Winston
September 18, 2014

Is Florida State really sending Heisman Trophy winning, national champion quarterback Jameis Winston a message by suspending him for the first half of this weekend’s home game against Clemson? Is there a chance Winston’s absence from the first half against the Tigers will ultimately have an impact? I have gone on record suggesting Florida State should be able to manage to get by with Sean Maguire under center, because I…


Jimbo Fisher gets a cold ACC championship bath

It was  acold evening in Charlotte for the ACC championship game. Not so much for me and my northern blood traveling south for the day, but certainly for anyone from the deeper south than I. Like Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, for instance. Moments after the final seconds ticked off the clock to wrap up Florida State’s first ACC championship since 2005, holding on to beat Georgia Tech 20-15,…

December 2, 2012

Podcast Episode 057: Dissecting the ACC coaches

Stephen Prather from Coaches By The Numbers If you are like me you like looking at numbers when analyzing sports such as baseball and football. On a previous podcast Patrick Johnston of Big East Coast Bias introduced the idea of the Positive Impact Factor, a mathematical way of looking at and comparing quarterbacks in college football and the NFL. Today we begin what I hope is a series of podcasts…

June 10, 2011

Talking National Signing Day on The Pulse on Campus with Michael Felder from In the Bleachers

On Thursday afternoon I was a guest on The Pulse on Campus, hosted by Ty Pyburn on The Pulse Network. It’s always a pleasure to be on the show but it’s even more special when I get to talk to our Michael Felder from In the Bleachers, who happens to be one of the inspirations for the College Football Examiner Podcast. On Thursday’s show Felder and I reflected on National…

February 3, 2011

Florida State tops National Signing Day ranking

The great thing about ranking recruiting classes is that even though it really is pointless, it is hard to resist doing anyway. The true impact of a recruiting class cannot be felt for a couple of years. After all, every student athlete who signed with a college program on National Signing Day has not played a single down at the college level. It remains to be seen just how many…

February 3, 2011

ACC Championship Game: Virginia Tech, Florida State prepare for title bout

Tyrod Taylor 2010
December 2, 2010

No. 15 Virginia Tech vs. No. 22 Florida State When: 7:45 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 2010 Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC TV: ESPN, Since joining the ACC and leaving the Big East in 2004 the Virginia Tech Hokies have been one of the most dominant teams in the conference but there is one team they have yet to conquer. As luck would have it, that school is the only thing standing between the Hokies and…