Who should be GameDay’s guest picker in Philly?

October 29, 2015

This week ESPN’s College GameDay will be on the road for the 300th time in program history. For the second time in that stretch, GameDay will visit the city of Philadelphia to lead up to this weekend’s primetime showdown between Notre Dame and Temple. The timing of the visit could not have come at a better time for the Owls, as the Philadelphia Eagles are on their bye week. This…


2015 Preview: Picking the American Athletic Conference

Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel throws a 22-yard touchdown pass to Shaq Washington in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Toledo, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Cincinnati. Kiel tied a school record with six touchdown passes as Cincinnati won 58-34. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
July 4, 2015

College football may still be a little under two months away, but that does not mean it is too early to start doing some projecting. Today I am starting to reveal my offseason win projections, and what more appropriate way to get it started than by sorting through the American Athletic Conference. After all, it is the most patriotic conference in college sports and it is July 4 (sorry Conference…


2014 In Review: Year 2 of the American Athletic Conference

Justin Hardy
June 29, 2015

The 2014 season was the second full season for the American Athletic Conference since rebranding from the shambles of the final days of the Big East, yet it saw more changes in conference make-up. Rutgers left the conference to begin competing in the Rutgers, but East Carolina, Tulsa and Tulane all joined the fold to bring the membership to 11. The conference will welcome one more new member this season…


Picking the NIT using football logic

March 16, 2015

Earlier I went through the entire NCAA men’s basketball tournament and picked each game based off which school I felt would win in football. People seemed to like it, and I even had one suggestion to do the same for the NIT. So I did the same with the NIT. The NIT is set up differently than the NCAA Tournament with no geographically designated regions. Instead, we have a 32-team…


Live blogging the 2014 college football season

2014 Live Blog Header
August 29, 2014

Plenty of websites covering college football make a habit of posting live blogs or open threads for individual games. I could do that if I wanted, but instead I am deciding to live blog the entire college football season. That’s right, this is going to be one season-long live blog for the 2014 college football season through my eyes. The plan is to go from the first game on the…


There will be college football played this month

Tennessee Vols
August 1, 2014

Welcome to the month of August. For the first time since January, we can say there will be college football played this month. This is a glorious thought. The first games of the season are still weeks away but now the media day circuit has come to a close, camps are opening up around the country and the momentum is carrying us toward the first kickoff of the season. We…


Cincinnati tabbed media favorite in AAC

Via Cincinnati Athletics
July 29, 2014

Cincinnati’s has four Big East championship trophies in the trophy case, but this fall the Bearcats are expected to add the first American Athletic Conference championship trophy to the collection. A media poll has labeled Cincinnati as the preseason favorite to win the AAC in 2014. Defending conference champion Central Florida was picked to finish second in the conference. Cincinnati received 17 first-place votes out of 30 possible votes. UCF…


What If Joe Paterno’s East Coast Conference Plan Succeeded?

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September 19, 2013

As someone who grew up watching Penn State football, I unfortunately missed out on some of the long-standing regional rivalries of Penn State’s past. I caught on just as Penn State was preparing to move to the Big Ten, abandoning many of their regional rivalries in the process. With today’s news that Penn State and West Virginia have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2023 and 2024 (plan accordingly)…


2013 Great American Lobster Feast: Cincinnati claims conference-high 21 lobsters

2013 Great American Lobster Feast
July 29, 2013

Cincinnati was a bit of a wild card this year but the Bearcats managed to put away 21 lobsters between three players to take this year’s lobster crown at the annual American clambake the night before the formal conference media day. The Bearcats had three players for an average of seven lobsters per player, which also led the conference at the clambake. Remember, Cincinnati claimed just five lobsters in 2012…


Photo Gallery: Temple’s renovated football building

Temple shows off new features of renovated football facility Temple has a bye week this final weekend of September, so the program decided to take the time to invite members of the media down to the football building for an official tour for the first time since completing the significant portions of the expansion of Edberg-Olson Hall. The project was planned and ready to go before the school accepted an…

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