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 … Continue reading The Savvy Index final rankings and predictions review 2019
Category: 2019 NCAA football
Who wins PAC-12 and Big-10 showdowns? Predictions for Week 8
Six ranked teams square off against each other in Week 8 with conference championship hopes on the line. In the Big-10, our Savvy Index says #6 Penn State (6-0) is a 28-20 favorite over #11 Michigan (5-1). Although the Wolverines have played tougher competition, the Nittany Lions have performed better and with greater consistency. Michigan … Continue reading Who wins PAC-12 and Big-10 showdowns? Predictions for Week 8
Climbers and Decliners: How did your conference do in 2018?
Conference Rankings 2018 by bobby albrant Now that 2018 is in the books, what can we expect next season? One way to begin unraveling that complex string of factors is to take a look at how conferences progressed or declined in the past year. For the Savvy Index prediction model, the conference-value data is vital … Continue reading Climbers and Decliners: How did your conference do in 2018?
Perils and pratfalls of FBS vs FCS
Adam and Eve were the first to ignore Apple's terms and conditions. We all know what happened to them. FBS coaches who similarly overlook their FCS opponents are facing similar woes, especially in these days of rising success of FCS teams. Consider: In just the first week of last season, no fewer than FIVE FCS … Continue reading Perils and pratfalls of FBS vs FCS
Meet Bo Nix, Auburn’s freshman quarterback
Much has been made of the quarterback battle at Auburn between redshirt freshman Joey Gatewood and pure freshman Bo Nix. Gatewood fans will tell you that Joey's arrival on campus a year ago came with a parade of praise that he was the second coming of Cam Newton, what with his canon arm and rugged … Continue reading Meet Bo Nix, Auburn’s freshman quarterback
A quick look at the 2019 FBS coaches
As we grind our way toward preseason rankings for all FBS teams, we have come to the important review of coaches. There is generally little change in Savvy's projections for coaches who remain in the same place from year-to-year, so most of the fun stuff happens in the teams that change coaches. In last month's … Continue reading A quick look at the 2019 FBS coaches
Third down – 93 yards to go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCbtlOktG5Q 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.
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