Is Tim DeRuyter the long-term answer for Oregon’s defense?

The Oregon Duck football program has added some established names to its defensive coaching staff. Secondary coach Marcel Yates has more than 20 years as a college football coach while new defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has more than 25 plus the added bonus of having been a head coach at the FBS level (Fresno State). … Continue reading Is Tim DeRuyter the long-term answer for Oregon’s defense?

PAC-12 football: the rich are about to get richer

Oregon and USC are expected to once again battle for the PAC-12 championship in 2021. Fans who resent those two programs always being in the biggest spotlights need to brace themselves because things are probably going to get worse before they get better. We can trace the origin of this situation back to last summer … Continue reading PAC-12 football: the rich are about to get richer

Is Mike Neighbors of Arkansas out to ruin Oregon State women’s basketball program?

For the second consecutive season, the Arkansas Razorbacks have stolen a star player from the Oregon State womens basketball program. Last year, the Razors clipped super-rocket Destiny Slocum and this year, they came away with five-star, All PAC-12 freshman Sasha Goforth, whose first-step explosion, power, and intensity make her my favorite player to watch in … Continue reading Is Mike Neighbors of Arkansas out to ruin Oregon State women’s basketball program?

PAC-12 football recruiting: Successes, failures, and trends in the 2021 cycle

Now that 2021 recruiting is completed, we can take a look at how teams did in 2021, compare that to 2020, see which teams have the strongest four-year rosters, and look at trends that can predict how long new coaches will last. I will be using data from 247sports but unlike that publication, I won't … Continue reading PAC-12 football recruiting: Successes, failures, and trends in the 2021 cycle

Can Ohio State upset Alabama and win the national championship?

It doesn't take much acuity to notice the abundance of college football prognosticators who are choosing Alabama to win the national college football championship over Ohio State on Monday.  It also doesn't take much study to know why they feel that way.   Not only has Alabama ruled the rankings since midseason but the Tide also … Continue reading Can Ohio State upset Alabama and win the national championship?

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

Before we talk about San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullins, I want to first talk about one of his Mississippi contemporaries Chad Kelly who was the quarterback at Mississippi at the time Mullins was at Southern Mississippi. The contrast between these two should help you to keep your chin up and keep doing the right things … Continue reading From two-star to “Mullens Mania”: the story of San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens