College Football

BC needs to tell ND, No Thanks

The story came out this week that Boston College fans wanting tickets for next season’s game “at” Notre Dame will have to make a donation of 25,000 in order to purchase 4 tickets. Under most circumstances that would be outrageous. But considering that the Notre Dame’s “home game” against the Eagles will be played in…

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Big Ten flexing its muscles–again

Remember the gloom and doom chatter surrounding the Big Ten in the early part of the 2014 college football season? Ohio State, a pre-season contender for the national title was eliminated from consideration when starting quarterback Braxton Miller went down for the season with a shoulder injury, which was followed by a stunning home loss…

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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 know is if this Michigan man is interested in moving out of the NFL and…

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BC should go after Braxton Miller

Boston College ended its regular season with a 28-7 win over Syracuse on Saturday. BC coach Steve Addazio said that he would take a day to reflect on the  7-5 regular season which will probably earn the Eagles a bowl trip to New York City to face a Big Ten team such as Penn State…

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Chaos, then order in rankings

For about an hour on a wild, but typical Saturday night in college football, the next-to-last playoff selection committee rankings appeared to be destined to have the orderliness of a 5-year old’s room at the end of the day. No 1 Alabama was losing. No. 3 Florida State was losing. No. 4 Mississippi State was…

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