College Football

Brown having an award winning season

They give out an award for the best assistant coach in college football each year. It is called the Frank Broyles Award, named after legendary Arkansas coach Frank Broyles. I know we are only one third of the way through the 2015 season, but they should hand out the award right now and give it…

BC into playoff mind set

The standard answer you hear from college football coaches about how they do their weekly business is “one game, one week at a time.” It makes sense in some ways. But most coaches are also attempting to create a foundation for long term success of the program. This season at Boston College, Coach Steve Addazio…

Old faces in new places

At some precincts in college football–Eugene, Oregon, Austin, Texas, Knoxville, Tenn.–there was no joy on Saturday. That’s what happens when you get into conference play and teams such as Oregon, Texas and Tennessee flame out in September. But if you were following the 12 hour ongoing score scroll on Saturday, you saw some results which…

Irish will earn way to the top

Notre Dame has played two games and is 2-0, which is not a major surprise since the Irish opponents’ were lowly regarded Texas and presumed ACC bottom feeder Virginia. But in two games, the Irish have also lost their top running back Tarean Folston for the season and in a remarkable 34-27 win over the…

Eyes of Texas are bloodshot

One loss doesn’t ruin a season, unless it comes at the end of the year in a bowl game to decide the national championship. But when you look at the moves made by Texas coach Charlie Strong after the Longhorns’ 38-3 opening game loss at Notre Dame, you wonder if this season is already doomed.…

SEC ready to re-establish its superiority

No college football season can start–or in most cases–end without the influence of the Southeastern Conference, which is why Texas A&M vs. Arizona State and Alabama vs. Wisconsin are two of the more intriguing opening weekend match ups. The SEC run of seven straight national titles ended two years ago and its run of being…