The Savvy Index final rankings and predictions review

I have a friend who used to sly-grin chicks into going out to lobster dinner with him. Then he would stick them with the tab.   I told him that was no way to pay for his new SAAB, but some people just don’t listen.  I wish they would because some of us here in…

Bowl-itis: Join the resistance

  Bowl-itis.  Agitation brought about by exposure to an excessive number of bowl games.  Symptoms include low-grade moaning, ambivalence, and face-planting into the depths of sofa cushions in search of illusory escape. Maybe you aren’t showing those symptoms, but you might still have it.  Let’s find out. Without any help—right off the top of your…

Who will win the FBS championship?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before:  Two Tigers walk into a championship game . . . It was bound to happen. If we go back to 2007 and include next Monday’s FBS title game, we’ll find that nine of the finalists in those 13 most-recent championship games are Tigers.  But, not just any…

Predictions for all week 1 bowl games

The 2019 bowl season opens this week with eight games.  However, of the sixteen teams in action, only two are ranked. For the second season in a row, Appalachian State (12-1) will be in the New Orleans Bowl and, for the second season in a row, the Mountaineers will have a different coach than they…

Coach Gary Anderson: boom or bust at Utah State?

Gary Anderson has had one of the more interesting histories among the 130 FBS head coaches. He’s been from Southern Utah to Utah State to Wisconsin to Oregon State to Utah (assistant) and now back to Utah State. His first stint at USU was impressive, but since then it’s been like that old song, “The…

Third down – 93 yards to go

If you haven’t seen it, this play created one of the most unusual situations in college football history. I’ve seen one-point plays that were not point-after, but third and goal from your own seven yard line?!? Thought you might enjoy this.