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Friday, January 30, 2015

College Football

WVU Coach Dana Holgorsen Had to Be Removed from Casino

There’s an unwritten rule in the college football world that you may or may not have heard of since I just this second made it up: wait until you have coached at least one game to start acting like a jackass in public. Apparently West Virginia football head coach-in-waiting Dana Holgorsen lost his copy of…Read More

Harvey Updyke: ‘I’m a Very Unhealthy Alabama Fan’

Harvey Updyke is the Alabama football fan accused of poisoning the 130-year-old oak trees on Auburn’s campus as a form a revenge following Bama’s defeat in the Iron Bowl. Updyke admits he called into a radio show under the alias of “Al from Dadeville” to say he poisoned the trees, but he denies actually poisoning…Read More

Mark Titus Thought Ohio State Football Players’ Cars Were Sketchy

Former Ohio State basketball player Mark Titus, who writes an entertaining sports blog entitled “Club Trillion,” touched on the violations Ohio State’s football program committed in a blog post published Monday. If you recall, five Ohio State football players were punished in December for exchanging merchandise for tattoos. On top of the tattoo issues, and…Read More

Big Ten Officials and Commissioner Jim Delany Discuss Paying Athletes

The constant and persistent cry for NCAA athletes to be paid has resulted in an interesting development.  Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, with the approval of NCAA president Mark Emmert, discussed potentially paying student-athletes to help cover living expenses on top of their scholarships.  The meeting recently took place between Big Ten school officials and…Read More

The Wiz of Odds Exposes Exorbitant Spending by Schools in Bowl Games

Our buddy Jay Christensen, who runs the college football site The Wiz of Odds, has spent the past several weeks working on an investigative report that exposes the college football bowl system. Jay obtained expense reports for 56 of the 70 teams that participated in bowl games last season and reveals that the bowl tradition…Read More

Mark Richt’s ‘Win at All Costs’ Thoughts Are Laughable

Georgia football coach Mark Richt got all righteous during a meeting of “Bulldog faithful” in South Carolina last week. First, Richt drew attention for calling out the practice of over-signing, which is an unethical yet commonly-used practice employed by Nick Saban most notably. The he took an idealistic stand against the world of college football…Read More

Sam Bradford the Latest Heisman Trophy Winner to get a Statue

Sam Bradford may only be 23 years old, but that doesn’t make you too young to have a bronze statue fashioned in your likeness in Oklahoma. The former Heisman Trophy winner had his statue unveiled Saturday night at the Sooner Spectacular gala, and it will go on display outside Memorial Stadium in Norman alongside Billy…Read More

ESPN Writer Asks Who Will Replace Deceased Alabama OL Aaron Douglas

Sad news emerged Thursday when it was revealed Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas had died. The 21-year-old was partying with friends in Jacksonville and was found dead at a house Thursday morning, likely because of a drug or alcohol-related overdose. It’s extremely sad news for Douglas’ family, friends, and for the Alabama football program. But…Read More

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