First Half thoughts From the Pac-12

Devontae Booker
October 23, 2015

To say the first half of the season around the Pac-12 has had its share of surprises would be an understatement. The fall of the Oregon Ducks has been one of the biggest surprises this season in a negative way, but the rise of Utah and Cal have been among the more positive surprises in the first half of the season around the Pac-12. It has been a crazy season…


Podcast: Going on record with CFB Playoff picks and Week 1

September 2, 2015

Bill Bender of The Sporting News¬†makes his first appearance It’s here. Can you feel it? Week 1 of the 2015 college football season is here (well, Montana-North Dakota State aside). We have finally arrived to a brand new season of college football, and it could not start soon enough. We will also be handsomely rewarded for our patience with quite a line-up of games to look forward to. On Thursday…


2015 Preview: Picking the Pac-12

August 25, 2015

The Pac-12 has come on strong in recent years and has climbed the conference totem poll as a result. Not only has Oregon become a national force, but Stanford has developed quite the reputation and the Pac-12 South is emerging as one of the top divisions in the sport of college football. With USC on the rise, UCLA, Arizona and Arizona State all legitimate Pac-12 contenders in their own right…


Podcast: An early preview of Pac-12 Media Days with Kyle Kensing

ORG XMIT: USPW-33870 Jul 26, 2011; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General view of a football helmet with the Pac-12 logo at 2011 Pacific-12 Conference media day at the Fox Studios Lot. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE ORIG FILE ID:  20110726_jla_al2_229.jpg
July 15, 2015

Oregon still team to beat, but is USC moving up? We are still in the midst of SEC Media Day Days Week, but now is as good a time as any to start looking a little ahead and catching up with the Pac-12. The Pac-12 media days are still a couple of weeks away at this point, overlapping with Big Ten media days this year, but the conference is full…


Picking the NCAA Basketball Tournament by who would win in football

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
March 16, 2015

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been set. For college football fans, this may be the only time some watch college basketball. That is largely the case for me, honestly. Sure, I’ll watch a few minutes here and there during the basketball season, but that mostly comes when I am working for College Football Talk and I am looking for some background noise. I have nothing against college basketball, I…


5 college football stadiums ready to drop the puck for the NHL

Michigan Stadium and the 2014 NHL Winter Classic
March 10, 2015

Football in baseball stadiums, baseball in football stadiums and hockey in baseball and football stadiums. We seem to be in an age where one sport transplanting its game into an unnatural surrounding seems to be pretty trendy. Gimmicky, sure, but why can’t we have a little fun and take an opportunity to show off one sport in a setting that may not be all too familiar to fans of that…


Episode 161 – Skipping around spring football stories with Braden Gall

Arizona State QB Mike Bercovici
March 4, 2015

The No 2-Minute Warning Podcast is back! When last we spoke we were getting ready for National Signing Day. After a month off to focus on some other assignments, projects and some more planning, the time to get back to podcasting is now. As I undergo some plans to help promote and build the podcast, let’s try to get back on a¬†regular schedule starting today. Snow may be rocking parts…


My College Football Playoff National Championship Game Prediction

Orgeon head coach Mark Helfrich and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer shake hands during a joint press conference event for the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.
January 12, 2015

History will be made Monday night in Arlington, Texas when the first College Football Playoff crowns its national champion. Pac-12 champion Oregon and Big Ten champion Ohio State will play for the ultimate bragging rights, with the Ducks looking for their first national title and the Buckeyes working for their eighth. With a Heisman Trophy quarterback on one side and a national championship coach on the other sideline, this figures…


College Football Playoff: Identity crisis in Oregon, Ohio

Oregon, Ohio
January 4, 2015

When the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Oregon Ducks in the College Football Playoff championship game on Monday, January 12, residents in the city of Oregon, Ohio will have a temporary identity crisis. The city will change its name, and the local high school will change its official school colors in a uniformed show of solidarity for the Buckeyes and their national title hopes. The idea of changing the…