FINALLY

It’s here. Well, almost. The college football season . Game week. The kickoff for the 2015-16 (FBS) season begins Thursday. If you love the college game, a must have during the summer:

Phil Steele’s College Football Preview magazine.

It’s become the go to for all your college football info prior to the season.

I reached out to Phil earlier this month to talk. We chatted via phone, and as you would imagine working in Huntsville, a lot of the questions were SEC-centric. But we also dove into Ohio State, “surprise” teams in the SEC and a “sleeper” that could crash the four team playoff and become a National Champion.

It’s Monday. Work is overrated. Wet your football appetite just a little more.

Take a listen:

Odds and Ends:

—The College football season actually got underway between two powerhouses in FCS. Kinda like that Bob Stitt guy.

—Just seeing Jim Harbaugh, khaki’s and all, on a college sideline again, is good for the game. Should be a rocking atmosphere at Rice-Eccles Stadium Thursday.

— TCF Bank Stadium will be a great atmosphere, at least early. TCU, with their #2 ranking facing a Gopher team that has took on Jerry Kill’s hard work, grind em out type personality. Media experts think this is his best team… we’ll see.

—My alma mater, Western Kentucky University, has one of the best quarterbacks in the country, and will try to knock of Vanderbilt, who needs, REALLY NEEDS to win this game. SB Nation does the best it can to try and talk Vandy fans off the ledge heading into the season.

—TCU, Baylor, and Oklahoma St are getting the headlines in the Big 12 this off season, but, I personally like Oklahoma. Glad that that Bob Stoops is getting back to the air raid, that got the Sooners on the map early in his tenure. Some new offensive lineman will need to get adjusted, but Baker Mayfield threw it around the yard at Texas Tech as a Freshman, and should (I know, he hasn’t played in a year) thrive in the offense under new Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley. And if for nothing else, he can move a little bit, well, a lot.

—Excited to see UCLA’s first year starter.

Picks and more picks:

Alabama over Wisconsin:

Defense rules the day for the Tide. Badgers will have less the 200 yards of offense. It only gets interesting if Alabama’s (insert here) QB struggles.

Auburn over Louisville:

The Cards shouldn’t be measured on this game. Louisville will have a good year. No clue who gets the start for Bobby Petrino, but it won’t matter. Auburn comes out smoking, with the the way-to-early-send-him-to-New-York-now Heisman hype in mid season form for Jeremy Johnson by the half.

Notre Dame over Texas:

Under the lights in South Bend, this is Brian Kelly’s best team with the Irish. Malik Zaire will have his growing pains throughout the season, will it be enough to derail some playoff aspirations? No clue there, but he should play well enough Saturday, along with a elite offense, and a defense that will hound Longhorn quarterbacks Tyrone Swoops/Jerrod Herd all night. BUT… if Swoops/Herd come out hot, The Irish haters may have some added ammunition by midnight Saturday.

Ohio St over Virginia Tech:

Urban Meyer could suspend whomever. They win the game. The Hokies will make it entertaining in spots, but it reminds me of the last time a #1 ranked talented team came to Blacksburg.

Texas A&M over Arizona St:

A sleeper in the SEC, Stewart Mandel picked the Aggies to win the league. The game Saturday in the desert won’t have anything to do with that, but could show that the Aggies have the right guy at Quarterback (Kyle Allen) and an improved defense and/or scheme (John Chavis). The Sun Devils will bring pressure from everywhere… If Allen gets it out of his hands, he may have 450 plus through the air. If he doesn’t Kevin Sumlin’s prized recruit of 2015 may be the answer sooner rather than later.

My Final Four Picks:

(1) Ohio St     Vs (4) Notre Dame

(2) TCU          Vs (3) Auburn

National Championship:

(1) Ohio St Vs (2) TCU

Winner: Ohio St

Enjoy the games this week. Football is back. Football. Is. Back.

My two cents on SEC Media Days 2015

Les Miles

The 2015 edition of SEC Media Days, was really tame, to be quite honest. Really laid back. The issue… just too long. 4 days, really just needs to be three long days, and be over with. But, doesn’t seem that will change anytime soon, so it is what it is.

 

My two cents

I understand that during this time of the year, fans hear the same thing year in and year out from coaches.

“We’re trying to get better”

“We’re excited about the season.”

“We have a long way to go.”

The list goes on and on.

 

I thought that all 14 coaches were candid, and answered questions honestly. If they didn’t want to answer something, they found a way to “politely” maneuver away from it. The student athletes were great too… Lenorard Fournette is one player that stood out as far as the interviews went… his coach (Les Miles) and Brett Bielema (Arkansas) were the best coaches with interviews.

 

Two cents on each program

These are just some quick hitters on each program:

 

SEC EAST

Georgia- It was almost like Mark Richt believes he has a team good enough to win the league, and make a College Football Playoff berth. The only thing he needs is a reliable quarterback.  Faton Bauta,  Brice Ramsey and freshman Jacob Park all will battle. We have no clue who it will be, but if they are just average or above that, punch the Dawgs ticket to Atlanta the first Saturday in December.

Tennessee- Butch Jones seemed as relaxed as he’s ever been on his tenure on Rocky Top. Could you blame him? He came to Knoxville and entered a dumpster fire. Now he has a bunch of young guys that are a little more mature. The talent is everywhere… but have the Vols grown enough to win the East? The Vols are playing with house money this season, so whatever happens in ’15 is just a springboard for ’16 when UT will be EVERYONE’s favorite in the league.

Florida- Honesty. That’s the impression I got from Jim McElwain. He understands he basically will try and find guys off the street to play offensive line, with little or no depth, and go from there. The defense has some studs, especially in the secondary (Vernon Hargreaves III, Jalen Tabor and Brian Poole). Coach Mac can manufacture some offense, but can Will Grier or Treon Harris take the reigns at QB?

Missouri- Gary Pinkel still wanting some respect. He looked to me that it doesn’t bother him, but it does. One of his student athletes even said so, while watching Media Days earlier in the week. Everyone talks about Tennessee and Georgia, wouldn’t be surprised at all Mizzou wins the East for the third straight year. A new defensive scheme may be a concern (4-3 to a 3-4), but freshman Terry Beckner Jr cold help matters.

South Carolina- Steve Spurrier said that he was “rejuvenated” at Media Days last week. My hunch is that this is his last season in Columbia. The only way it’s not is if they are battling for the East late in the year, and barley miss out, or they come away with a out of nowhere monster season (wining the East, winning the league). Outside of that, I believe the Spurrier era is over, and the ball coach will go and become a full time golfer.

Kentucky- The recruiting has went well for Mark Stoops and his tenure in Lexington. I got the feeling that he will adjust his scheme defensively to what he has on campus. Stoops will run a 3-4 scheme, and go away from the 4-3. Always good to have Patrick Towles, who may be the best QB, pure QB in the league.

Vanderbilt- If anyone can win the press conference, it’s second year coach Derrick Mason. I talked to a friend who works in the Nashville media and covers the Commodores on an everyday basis. “He’s done. If they win 4 games I’d be shocked. They have no speed whatsoever on either side of the ball.” Another friend in the media just said, “We’ll have to see.” That doesn’t bode well. Can’t get any worse in Nashville… could it?

 

SEC WEST

Alabama- Nick Saban, Ryan Kelly, and Reggie Ragland all talking about getting an “edge” back. For those that forget last season… 12-2. SEC Champions. College Football Playoff Berth. And they want their edge back. Such are the expectations in Tuscaloosa. We’ve went down the quarterback road before with The Crimson Tide, this year will be the same. Jacob Coker, David Cornwell, freshman Blake Barnett, Alec Morris, and Cooper Bateman all vying for the job. If I was a betting man, I’d say Cornwell. The defense may be one of Saban’s best at Bama. Will the offense give that unit enough this season is a question for me. And it all comes back to that position under center.

Auburn- Gus Malzahn, Kris Frost, Jeremy Johnson, and Jonathan Jones were the most confident of all the coaches and players at Media Days. Almost felt that not winning the league and being in the playoff would be a epic failure. Ellis Johnson out, Will Muschamp in, and with Malzahn saying Muschamp is “the best defensive mind in all of football”, it appears the Tigers are going for it all. Right now. Malzahn had a air of supreme confidence last week. Almost felt that Muschamp and his attitude has not only rubbed off on the defense, but the entire coaching staff, including the man at the top.

Arkansas- Brett Bielema was the second coach of the week that came in with major confidence. The Hogs turned the corner a year ago, and come into this season with the best offensive line and the best 1-2 punch at running back (Jonathan Williams, Alex Collins) in the league. The question is whether or not Brandon Allen can be reliable enough to make plays when the Hogs need him most (see Alabama game last season). Outside of Les Miles, Brett with the best sound bites of the week.

LSU- Les Miles, well, being Les Miles. From talking about Leonard Fournette’s pants, to a camera guy falling down in front of him, he had the TV room lively to say the least. Quarterback (see a theme throughout the SEC?), the concern… Anthony Jennings, or sophomore Brandon Harris will get the start… one of those guys emerge, look out. The Bayou Bengals may have the best secondary in the league.

Ole Miss- Just felt that Hugh Freeze has more questions than answers heading into fall camp. Three guys fighting for the quarterback job, the defense should be solid yet again… just felt that he was a little uncertain overall heading into camp. With that said, you only need answers starting with week one. Freeze the architect of building programs, with the win totals growing year to year.

Mississippi State- No one in their right mind thought the Bulldogs would reach number one a year ago, and be just five points away from an SEC West title. Dak Prescott back, De’Runya Wilson one of the best WR in the league, along with Ashton Shumpert and Brandon Holloway in the backfield. The problem. Trying to replace three offensive lineman. The front seven on defense need to find some difference makers. With all that said. I never get a read on Dan Mullen because he’s always upbeat and excited about the year. So there’s that.

Texas A&M- Kevin Sumlin another coach that is always upbeat and positive. He may end up having one of the best QB’s in the league, if not the best in Kyle Allen, and he also has freshman Kyler Murray in the  mix as well. The Aggies,  in my opinion, have the best WR corps in the league. If they can get anything from the running game the offense will be devastating. Now to the defense. That’s what has hindered the Aggies since they made their entrance into the SEC. In comes the Chief. John Chavis, much like Will Muschamp, can change the attitude of the Aggies unit. they may not have the most talent of other teams on that side of the ball, but the confidence that Chavis can bring could make the Aggies a dark horse to win the West.

 

Randoms:

—The food was pretty solid all week at the Wynfrey Hotel. Kudos SEC.

—May sound crazy, but I miss the box of media guides that we would get on day one. Now we get this:

SEC USB…..Tech savvy

 

—We also got this:

SEC WalletSupposedly it’s supposed to hold your money and bank cards.

Gonna pass on that.

 

— Fans normally file into the lobby of the Wynfrey Hotel to get a glimpse and autographs of their favorite teams. This year, was a little down relative to past years…Maybe because Auburn and Alabama were on day one and at 9 AM respectively.

 

That’s it for now…I’ll be back with another post in the next week or so… Enjoy the week!

 

 

Summer Friday Rumblings

Hope everyone’s had a great summer thus far… I already miss the beach… Any who, the monstrosity known as SEC Media Days begins Monday July 13th in Hoover, Alabama. I’ll be there in the midst of it all, and will give a stream of thoughts throughout.

Source:nba.com

Thoughts on the NBA Draft

I think hoops fans will look back at this draft and see alot of quality… I have ZERO clue who will be stars, but I think we have a handful of All Stars. Won’t go through all the names of guys, just a few that I really like

Jahlil Okafor (76ers)- I WISH he would have went the Lakers, for two reasons.

1. The Style of play for by LA would benefit his skill set more than most and..

2. Because he got drafted by the 76ers

We just don’t know what direction the Sixers are going in (and quite frankly who knows), I just hope for big Jah’s sake that he can flourish there, and not become the proverbial square peg in round hole.

Karl Anthony-Towns (Timberwolves)- Towns is the opposite of Okafor in the sense that he went to a franchise that “fits.” He has a world of talent, and he has tools in his game that we didn’t see at Kentucky. It dosen’t hurt that he appears to have went to a team thats  more stable than some of the other teams in the top 10 of the draft (Wiggins, Levine, etc)

Emmaunel Mudiay (Nuggets)- I’ve watched from afar in HS recruiting with Mudiay, and loved his game. Can he knock down a perimetter jumper conisstently? Not likely, but I think he can run a team in my opinion, and will be a good passer. He may be the most imporved guy in the lottery at the end of his first season.

Guys I like:

Justice Winslow, Frank Kaminsky, Kelly Oubre, Terry Rozier, Devin Booker, Sam Dekker, Bobby Portis, Tyus Jones, Montrezl Harrell, Mario Hezonja

Boom or Bust:

DeAngelo Russell, Kristaps Porzingis

One Last Thing:

My life hasn’t been right for quite sometime. Kinda been a void since the Spring, and throughout the Summer. Hope was renewed this week though, and I hope my life gets back to normal by the end of the Summer. Bless you:

Source: ktul.com

Enjoy the weekend peeps.

Hello Peeps….

Source: www.ibtimes.com

Been a long time since yours truly has written anything on the Clipboard…. Alot has happened since that college football playoff. But at least we can all agree, the best team in College Football won the National Title. So there’s that. Spring Football has come and gone, we have National Champions in college hoops (best teams won there too I might add), and now we head into the Spring and Summer Months… with one heck of a weekend set, starting Thursday with the NFL Draft, the Kentucky Oaks and Derby (Friday and Saturday respectively), and of course… Mayweather. Pacquiao. So lets start with…

The Fight

I’ve said since this fight was being talked about five years ago, that Floyd Mayweather would win by unanimous decision, or late stoppage. Nothing has changed on my part. Look, I’m not the person that’s disrespecting what Manny Pacquiao  has accomplished in the sport. He’s a Hall of Famer one of the best to ever lace em up. He’s just fighting the best fighter of this era, who, to me, will be at the very best of his career. Floyd is the bigger man, with a  longer reach (that consistently uses his jab to keep his opponent away), and the more skilled fighter. The only shot I believe Manny has is

A) Apply immense pressure, and in turn, Floyd doesn’t have a strong punch output

B) He catches Floyd and knocks him out… BUT his power must be that Floyd acknowledges it. If Floyd gets touched (which I think he will early) and It has no effect, It could be a complete shutout.

Not saying any of these can’t happen, because anyone that watches the fight game will tell you all it takes is “one punch” and it changes everything.  I just think when it’s all said and done, It will be a dominant performance by Floyd, and don’t be surprised, if Floyd’s the aggressor and is in the center of the ring and walking Manny down.

1. The straight right hand from Floyd with Manny coming in, and the “check hook”

2. Some solid body work by Floyd which could end the night as well (Floyd has an underrated body game).

3. And the counter punching in his defensive shell, if he decides to work from the ropes (uppercuts being the main point of attack, mixed in with body work).

I may be wrong (which 99.9%  of the time I am), but Mayweather remains unblemished as he heads to one more fight before calling it quits.

Source: nfl.com

The Draft

There are gonna be bust, Pro Bowlers, 15 year vets, and maybe some Hall of Famers sprinkled in as well. It’s the inexact science known as the NFL Draft,

My two cents:

–Jameis Winston is the best QB in draft, BY FAR.

–Jameis Winston will give the Buccaneers at least 7 wins, this season

—Tampa Bay, don’t be dumb. Take Winston.

—I admire and enjoy Marcus Mariota from afar, but unless a franchise is willing to adapt to his skill set, he’s a bust. I hope he’s not, but…

—Leonard Williams may be unblockable at the next level, Vic Beasley, may be the same way as an edge rusher.

— This is the year of the pass rusher,and interior lineman. Lot of quality and depth from round 1 and beyond. (Trey Flowers one of those quality players).

—Amari Cooper, over Kevin White.

—Breshad Perriman, Devante Parker, Kevin White, and Nelson Agholor SHOULD have solid careers.

–Titans, work something out to get Phillip Rivers if possible, OR trade the 2nd pick away and grab more draft picks. You need not just something, YOU NEED EVERYTHING.

—Andreus Peat, and Cameron Erving could be Pro Bowlers in year one.

I could go on and on with so many guys from round one and beyond, but that’s what makes this thing fun. Guys landing with teams, and giving those fans and organizations hope heading into week one.

Source:kentuckyderby.com

The Derby

I’m a Kentucky native. Everyone should go, just once. Fun times, you want crazy drunken people rolling around in the infield. Check. You want a who’s who of celebrities rubbing elbows with anyone and everyone around Churchill Downs? Check. Mint Juleps? Not my thing, but you should try one just to say you did. The first Saturday in May is a date that will always resonate with me whether I’m at home, or out of the state. Those that go….enjoy it!

Odds and Ends

—Game of Thrones. Legit. Just waiting for the early shocker/surprise this season.

—My wife had me watch about four episodes of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt a month ago. Funny.

—There’s this I saw on Twitter today. Will try in the coming weeks:

—You never know how good Frosted Flakes are until you haven’t had them in two to three months.

—Garlic Knots. Papa Johns. Yes please.

—Johnny Depp in the upcoming movie, Black Mass looks really good, If you like mobster style films.

—You know you’re rocking out to Taylor Swift in your car. Don’t deny it. She’s like, everywhere.

Enjoy the weekend!

And Then There Were Four

(Source: cbssports.com)

 

Four’s the Loneliest Number

You. Yes, YOU.

You wanted this.

 

Oh… why let the computers decide who plays for the National Championship. Let’s have a playoff to determine who makes it?

We have a playoff now. Guess what. Folks still not satisfied. Why are any sane people surprised?

But get this:

 

How could Ohio State get in?

Why didn’t Baylor get into the Playoff?

Why is Florida State in the top four?

 

What argument does anyone have with the four teams that the College Football Bowl Committee put in? We all have opinions. How strong could the opinion be?

1. TCU loss to Baylor.

2. Baylor beat TCU

3. Baylor played NO ONE in their non conference slate.

4. And… Baylor finished ahead of TCU, just like everyone wanted since Baylor beat TCU head to head.

 

In the preseason, many football analyst said that Baylor’s non conference slate would ultimately be their demise. It was. Has anyone thought that even Baylor and TCU  NEVER thought they would be in position to make the Playoff? Schedules are made years in advance. I get it. I Guarantee that Baylor and TCU scheduled to:

A) Have a winning record

B) and Be Bowl eligible. That’s it.

 

Now Baylor and TCU fans want to get upset because their lack of a strength of schedule, coupled with a Big 12 Commissioner that wanted a “Co- Champion”, and a lack of a conference title game, that neither team made the playoff.

And guess what? Had Ohio State won 28-14, and not 59-0 over a top 15 team (Wisconsin) Baylor more than likely gets in.

 

Please Listen to the Committee

Things will change. We will eventually go to a 8 team format. But for the time being, University X, do a few things to put yourself in the conversation:

A) Go and schedule games that matter in late August/ Early September… See Oregon circa this season

B) Win Every game (whether it’s by 1, or 61… win em)

C) Quit scheduling to “just” be bowl eligible. If you are in a FBS conference, go out and play people year to year… don’t whine and moan because you decided to schedule Charlotte UMASS, and McNeese State, and wonder why you’re left out at 12-0.

D) Hope for the best

 

We all understand that it’s difficult to go undefeated. But a loss, or even two loses in some seasons can still get you in a playoff. Just wait when one season a team plays a brutal schedule (non conference/conference schedule) and loses two games by combined score of say 6 points. What will the discussion be then?

 

As we get to bowl season, I’ll throw out some bowl picks (and proceed to pick ZERO winners).

 

(Source: foxsports.com)

 

An Elite Trio

Marcus Mariota,  Amari Cooper, and Melvin Gordon are as good as they come during this 2014 college football season. Each player have a argument for being the nations best player.

With that said. Mariota will be and is the clear Heisman winner. 38 TD’s. 2 INT’s. 14 Rushing TD’s. He’s accounted for 53 TD’s. He’s second on his team in rushing. He has been lights out, and has one of the greatest seasons in the history of college football. Forget if you have something against the PAC-12 and/or teams not in the “Holy grail” (cough, SEC, cough), you cant knock what the junior from Hawaii has accomplished. He will win Saturday night. And deservedly so.

 

Quick Hitters

— Like the hire of Jim Mcelwain  at Florida. AD Jeremy Foley wanted to go with a more offensive-centric coach and got him in the Montana native. I remember Jim when he coached at Louisville (I’m a Kentucky native) as a Wide Receivers coach and was part of a group known as the AFROS (Americas Finest Receivers on Saturday).

—Dang Michigan. Unless it’s Les Miles, you better have a good explanation on who your next man in charge is.

—Every job should be open at Notre Dame. LSU will tell Brian Kelly everything he knows about his group for the 2015 season and beyond.

—Urban Meyer SHOULD be coach of the year

— Lane Kiffin had a great year calling plays at Alabama, but Tom Hermann is a great choice for winning the Frank Broyles award.

—Dalvin Cook. My goodness.

—So… when did Wisconsin become a stepping stone job? And Paul Cryst? If you say so….

—Reality TV time… Vanderpump Rules, the Real Housewives,  and some other shows on VH1 that are so crazy I dont want to say… #guiltypleasure

— Looking forward to The U pt 2 Saturday after the Heisman ceremony… hope is as good or better than the first by Billy Corbin

—If you get a chance… go find the E:60 profile on Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten, incredible.

 

Will be back next week. Enjoy you weekend peeps!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cry Me A River Playoff Ranking Haters…

The song theme of this week’s blog

 

We’ve had three weeks of the College Football Playoff Poll. Three. Fans of teams outside of the top four currently upset. Why? For reasons unknown. Go and look at the 10 teams and their Ranking:

1. Mississippi State

2. Oregon

3. Florida State

4. TCU

5. Alabama

6. Arizona State

7. Baylor

8. Ohio State

9. Auburn

10. Ole Miss

If you are in the top 6, you basically control your own destiny. Alabama and Arizona State fans (mainly Alabama fans), Why? WHY? Why does the third installment of five weeks of rankings mater when your program controls it’s own fate? Because TCU is 4? They deserve to be. They are 3-1 against teams that are currently or were ranked when they played them.

Wins: Minnesota, West Virginia, Kansas State,

Loses: Baylor

Stop it. Please. Stop it. Once again

Both TCU and Alabama are desreving to be in the Top four right now. But the beauty of it all? They *gasp* get to play their way win. You beat Mississippi State Saturday, You may jump to number one. You lose. All the whining and cryin was for nothing. You will play in some other holiday bowl. End of story.

Thursday night WAFF’s own Mark Thornhill and I had a “spirited” debate… (More like hollering at the top of our lungs) about the playoff format. Mark believes that every division one conference champion (meaning regular season) should get an automatic bid to the college football playoff, with some at at large bids. Would 16 teams be the cut off? Would that be the right amount of teams?

My take to Mark, (and the rest of the newsroom that looked at us like we were in a presidential debate) was that I just don’t want a 8-4, or 7-5 team make the playoffs because they won 5 games in their conference. Should we get rid of conferences all together? The NFL has teams with losing records make the playoffs because they won their division. The Arizona Cardinals didn’t make the playoffs last year at 10-6!

I want the best teams with the best body of work (regular season games) to make the playoff. You want to move the playoff to 8? 12? 16? Go ahead. Is a system flawed because it’s different than other playoff formats out there? Mark, and college football fans are not wrong with their stance, we all have valid points, that are more right than wrong.

But isn’t that what makes the college game awesome? Debate, where games each week matter. Every week is a must win. If you have 16 get in, 3-4 loses is quite alright, cause your in anyway. Safe to say I’ll revisit this, along with a video debate with Mark (good stuff, Shoulda been in the newsroom that THURSDAY night) with some sort of video later in the year.

Now…..

 

Odds and Ends

— I’ve wathced SEC Football most of my entire life. I’ve never seen Mississippi State be in this position, EVER. A ton of respect for what Dan Mullen has accompished in Starkville, but quite frankly, they will have to win Saturday, to make one more statement to me. Winning on the road is tough in any league, but doing so at a place where it’s very diifclut against a team that’s played lights out all season, will get more praise than ever before. It’s up to you Mississippi State.

–No matter how inconsistent this Alabama team has been on the road, They’ve won em all but one, and that team is ranked 10th in the latest CFB Rankings. This is a loose, fun bunch to watch in Tuscaloosa, and I dont think they even realize how good and how special the season could be if they get a potential win Saturday.

–If Auburn beats Georgia, badly, are they back in the mix as the first two loss team potentially in the Playoff?

–To be the man (Florida State), you’ve got to beat the man (Miami). Until I see Miami with a higher point total than The Noles, I’m not picking against Jimbo, Jameis and company.

–Say what you want, but outside of maybe four teams, who wouldnt want the record of Ohio State over the last three seasons? Urban Meyer, is still Urban Meyer, and as long as he wants to stay in Columbus, the Buckeyes will be a threat possibnly this season, and for sure in ’15.

— Dear College Football. Better get them now, becasue next year may be scary. Signed, LSU

–Remember when Charlie Strong wasn’t the right fit at Texas. Yeah. Good times yall.

–What.The.Hell.Happened.To.Iowa.

— Shout out to Jerry Kill and Minnesota.

–Notre Dame has loss two games. To the Number 3 and 6 teams respcively in the CFB Poll. And they are now a bad team. Sure.

–They lose to Northwestern Saturday, then, Irish haters, you “may” have a small point.

— Ameer Abdullah, Melvin Gordon, keep doing what you do.

— Welcome back Todd Gurley.

— Please go away Todd Gurley (Auburn fans)

 

RHOA quick hitters (Told ya I love reality TV, and yes… don’t hate. It’s my wife’s fault. I’m hooked).

–Pretty intense back and forth between Apollo and Phaedra. Kinda uncomfortable, and real all at the same time.

–Other than that, not a whole lot to discuss really… But from the season preview at the end of the first episode, this may be an all time great season.

–CANNOT wait till the Beverly Hills girls start!

 

Have a great weekend!