Who can become bowl eligible in Week 11?

November 9, 2015

Wondering what teams will become bowl eligible this weekend in college football? What about which teams can be eliminated from postseason contention? Below you will find a quick list of what teams can clinch bowl eligibility and who can be scratched off the postseason invitation list depending on the outcomes this weekend. Bowl eligible with a win: Arizona (vs. Utah) Arkansas (@ LSU) Auburn (vs. Georgia) Buffalo (vs. Northern Illinois)…


2015 Preview: Picking the Mountain West Conference

July 28, 2015

Boise State has been known to be one of the top little engines that could in college football, and this season should be no different. In fact, this little blue engine could have enough steam to make for some heated conversations later in the season if things start off well for the Broncos. Considering the strength of the Mountain West Conference as a whole compared to other Group of Five…


Bowl Notebook: Utes win big for Pac-12, USA coach is tough

December 21, 2014

The first day of the bowl season is now in the books, and it was an up-and-down one for the Mountain West Conference. With four games involving MWC programs, the chance to legitimize the power of the conference came against the MAC, Conference USA and the Pac-12. The conference took care of business against the MAC and Conference USA, both victories coming on MWC soil in MWC stadiums. It may…


College Football Notebook – May 23, 2013

This will likely be a light notebook post today as I am working on some assignments and web site maintenance, but here we go. Chris Ault honored by Nevada As he should be, Chris Ault will be honored by the University of Nevada by having the football field named in his honor. For a guy to stick with a program like Nevada for as long as Ault did is truly…

May 23, 2013

Nevada introducing silver and white helmets as alternates

Is Nevada introducing a white and silver helmet in addition to their standard blue helmet? It looks like it.
January 28, 2013

The white alternate helmet seems to be continuing (and more are on the way). A day after catching a glimpse of Texas Tech’s supposed white helmet for the 2013 season, we now catch wind that Nevada could be the next in line for a white helmet. And, it seems, a silver helmet. Cameron Hartsfield, a defensive back commitment for Nevada’s Class of 2013 out of Texas, shared a photo (via Twitter) of…


Podcast: Gildan New Mexico Bowl, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

The college bowl season is here! This weekend we get two bowl games to kick things off, with a pair of talented running backs highlighting the Gildan New Mexico Bowl and a clash of MACtion vs stout defense in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The fun is about to get started in a big way this bowl season, and we’ll try to cover as much of it as possible right…

December 12, 2012

Podcast Episode 051: BYU to the Big East?

Brett Hein from The Upset Blog You want a pairing that jumped out of nowhere in the last 24 hours? Try BYU and the Big East on for size. Deep Shades of Blue, which I am told tends to have a decent level of credibility behind it (honestly this is the first time I have checked the site out), posted a good amount of information about future BYU scheduling, which…

May 19, 2011

Senior Bowl: The Jake Locker Phenomenon

Is Jake Locker worth the hype? A year ago Washington’s Jake Locker was considered a sure thing and was expected to go early in the 2010 NFL Draft. Faced with the dilema of possibly being drafted by the St. Louis Rams, an honor Locker kindly left uncontested for Sam Bradford from Oklahoma, Locker decided to return for his final season at Washington. A return for his senior season was received…

January 24, 2011

Talking BCS Championship on The Pulse on Campus

On Monday afternoon I went on The Pulse on Campus to discuss the BCS Championship between Auburn and Oregon with Ty Pyburn on The Pulse Network. We also touch briefly on TCU vs. Wisconsin and WAC Coach of the Year, Nevada‘s Chris Ault. I join the show for the first segment, which can be seen above in case you missed it live. The Pulse on Campus airs daily from 3:30…

December 6, 2010

Auburn on top of my final regular season ballot

The Examiner Top 25 is a ranking established by voting writers on Examiner.com. Below is my Top 25 for the final week of the regular season. Auburn – The SEC champions breezed by South Carolina in the SEC Championship game on Saturday, setting the stage for what could be a high scoring affair in the BCS Championship game against… Oregon – The Quack Attack doesn’t need a Flying V to…

December 6, 2010