Predictions for all 46 FBS games in week 8

This week is the beginning of Big Ten football and because of that, we have 46 games on the schedule. Three of those match ranked teams led by a showdown between Cincinnati (3-0) at SMU (5-0).  Despite SMU's advantage of playing at home and being favored by the betting lines, the Savvy Index is projecting … Continue reading Predictions for all 46 FBS games in week 8

Predictions for all 34 FBS games in week 7

We knew going into last week that it would be the wildest and most unpredictable week of the season so far.  Get ready 'cuz more is on the way. Who would have guessed that Mississippit State's Leach-Raid offense would not score a single point or that Mississippi would score 48 against Alabama --- and lose? … Continue reading Predictions for all 34 FBS games in week 7

From two-star to “Mullens Mania”: the story of San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens

Have you ever felt like you're not good enough? That you don't have enough talent? That others have all of the advantages? What follows is a true story that will encourage you to keep your wits and never lose hope. Chad Kelly had it all, good looks, athletic body, pedigree, and the best training in … Continue reading From two-star to “Mullens Mania”: the story of San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens

PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

We've all seen the high-flying offenses of the PAC-12, teams like Washington State and USC that have no problem averaging 400+ yards and 30+ points per game. But, how good are they really?  How much "grit" did they have when critical situations were on the line?  It's one thing to gloat over an opulence of … Continue reading PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

Today, we're taking a look at the 2020 PAC-12 football season and how the Savvy Index rates each team. With a host of coaching changes, quarterback changes, and game cancellations, this looks to be a dynamic season that overflows with excitement and uncertainty. 1.  Oregon      (national rank:   14) UO has a ton of talent returning … Continue reading Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

From ten crying girls to a Nike grant

When my eight year old daughter wanted to play sports, I was delighted.  I knew she had what it took to be good in any sport and the fact that she wanted to play basketball was even better because that was my sport. I had played high school basketball in Oregon and coached at various … Continue reading From ten crying girls to a Nike grant