Ceded Power: the decline of Stanford football

PAC-12 fans have long known Stanford football for its brute-bully mammoth linemen who push and grind and bulldoze freeway passages for running backs who rise to Heisman candidacies. It was a scheme built by Jim Harbaugh in 2007 and in its first season, it produced the biggest point spread upset of all time—a 24-23 win…

Bowl games, 2019 review, and a glimpse at 2020

And now, with just the national championship game remaining, we can look back at some of the fun we had in 2019.  Whether our teams did better than expected or worse, we love our teams!  That is not to say that love is blind because, if it was, we wouldn’t still have lingerie stores. Our…

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.    

The Long Way

  For many people, San Diego is a vacation destination; a place to enjoy the sun and beaches and unending attractions and excellent food.  As one of America’s most-livable big cities, it’s easy to understand why those who vacation there often want to move there. For football coach Rocky Long, a life’s-journey through remote regions…