Even if you don’t love the Washington Huskies, you gotta love their fans

Washington Husky fans have been through a lot this off-season. They lost their starting quarterback, starting running back, three potent offensive linemen, and their legendary head coach.  Alas, it is in the worst of times that we humans prove what we are made of and, for Husky nation, that consists of a whole lot of … Continue reading Even if you don’t love the Washington Huskies, you gotta love their fans

Connecting the dots from Urban Meyer to UCLA

Have you grown weary of the many rumors that have linked former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer to every Power Five head coaching job in the country?   So have I.  But, what if there is one that has an actual, traceable path? Of course, it would be foolhardy to predict Meyer to UCLA based … Continue reading Connecting the dots from Urban Meyer to UCLA

2020 College Football: who gained and who lost in FBS coaching changes?

Did you know that nearly one-in-five teams in the FBS changed coaches in the past year? Several had three coaches in one season and Colorado had three in less than two months. We published a preview of all 130 coaches two months ago and you can see that preview here.  Today my goal is to … Continue reading 2020 College Football: who gained and who lost in FBS coaching changes?

2020 by the numbers—a preliminary look at PAC-12 quarterbacks.

At the risk of dropping a giant clusterfark, I'm going to use data I've assembled from some updates of our prediction system and see if we can rank the returning PAC-12 quarterbacks in 2020, at least on a statistical basis. Yes.  I know.  Doing this six months ahead of time carries risk but we're also … Continue reading 2020 by the numbers—a preliminary look at PAC-12 quarterbacks.

Oregon’s Joe Moorhead: fresh schemes, stale scandals, short video

Remember all of the times this past season when the Oregon Duck offense exploded for 90-second touchdowns that reminded fans of those good ol' days with Marcus and D'Anthony? Yeah.  Me neither. But, things are about to change. As Oregon's new offensive coordinator, Joe Moorhead brings back that adrenaline gush of quick-strike euphoria. Duck plumage … Continue reading Oregon’s Joe Moorhead: fresh schemes, stale scandals, short video

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 head--- … Continue reading Bowl-itis: Join the resistance