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Time to do the Nostradamus thing

It is bowl season and it is the time when coaching changes in football turn into lots of speculation. It is also time to take our turn at filling the role of Nostradamus and predicting some future events in football and…

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Addazio extension the right move

Steve Addazio received a contract extension from Boston College  through the 2020 season on Thursday. In the grand scheme of things, back-to-back 7-5 seasons should not merit all that much attention. But at BC coming off back to back 4-8…

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Michigan makes its run at Harbaugh

So this much we know about the Michigan situation. It wants Jim Harbaugh to be the next football coach. It is willing to pay him NFL type money–7 million a year–to run the Wolverine football program. What we still don’t…

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Michigan getting ready to make its move?

Things that happened this week that a Jerseyguy noted: Is the silence about the Michigan search for a new head football coach coming to a conclusion? Could be. Reports out of Ann Arbor–not totally verified by anyone in power–suggest that the…

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Is Michigan looking for an NFL Man?

Another day goes by and still no white smoke from the people at Michigan who are making the decision about the direction of the athletic department and the football program. This is Michigan. Not Eastern Michigan or Central Michigan. Despite the…

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BC in old fashioned East Coast rivalry game

There are 39 bowl games, which is about 20 too many. There are 6-6 teams playing, which is just flat out wrong. And there are games in some less  than desirable locations–Detroit,  Boise–for bowl games. But this year at least,…

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