Practiced and Quick … our interview with Jeremy St. Louis, game anchor for beIN Sports Television

Jeremy St. Louis and Donovan McNabb are the centerpieces for beIN Sports coverage of Conference USA football games this season. I knew he was fast; practiced and quick.  Like a gunslinger. As the time neared for my telephone interview with beIN SPORTS anchorman Jeremy St. Louis (LOO-ee), it felt like high noon and when the … Continue reading Practiced and Quick … our interview with Jeremy St. Louis, game anchor for beIN Sports Television

Predictions for 30 bowl games, from week two to the national championship

Depending upon who you listen to, either this year's Fiesta Bowl match between Ohio State (13-0) and Clemson (13-0) is the true national championship or the championship will be decided on January 13, 2020 at the Superdome between two teams to be named later. For the Savvy Index, it is the Fiesta Bowl since Ohio … Continue reading Predictions for 30 bowl games, from week two to the national championship

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 … Continue reading Predictions for all week 1 bowl games

The Kiss of Escape; an interview with beIN SPORTS’ Brett Romberg

A man of acclaim found himself in a dark and lonely place—-a prison he had never imagined with an escape he didn’t see coming. Our interview with beIN SPORTS’ Brett Romberg. By Bobby Albrant Brett Romberg is a beIN SPORTS game analyst and former Dave Rimington Award winner for the 2001 University of Miami (Fla) … Continue reading The Kiss of Escape; an interview with beIN SPORTS’ Brett Romberg

Georgia at Auburn; who wins SEC showdown?

Why are we always waiting for the SEC West?  Sometimes we wait on the SEC East, but then, no one really cares. Together, they are like giddy sisters soaking up attention while the rest of us tap our feet and wait. While other conferences can define their champions somewhat early, the SEC-West waits and waits … Continue reading Georgia at Auburn; who wins SEC showdown?

Predictions for all FBS games in Week 10

Top ranked Ohio State (8-0), #3 Alabama (8-0), and #4 LSU (8-0) all have this week off, but Clemson (8-0) is in action---sort of. The #2 Tigers (8-0) will show their claws for a good half before settling back and coasting to a 52-21 win over Wofford (4-4) of the FCS . In the best … Continue reading Predictions for all FBS games in Week 10

LSU at Auburn highlights 55 predictions for Week 9

LSU (7-0) faces off against Auburn (6-1) in the only game of the week that matches two teams from the top twelve as well as two teams that share the same nickname.  Fourth ranked LSU should have little trouble with twelfth ranked Auburn, a team that is struggling more than a one-loss team should. Both … Continue reading LSU at Auburn highlights 55 predictions for Week 9

Alabama beginning to slip; Ducks ranked 8th

Alabama continues its season-long run atop the Savvy Index but the Crimson is now Tied in ranking points with Clemson and the surging Ohio State Buckeyes. Oklahoma fell from third to fifth primarily because of a weak mid-season schedule as well as a tightening of the rankings over all.  The Sooners have a chance to … Continue reading Alabama beginning to slip; Ducks ranked 8th

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

A Savvy dive into the PAC-12 North

Now that Savvygameline has produced its preseason rankings, it is a good time to find out why the system has assessed PAC-12 North teams the way it has.  I don't suppose I will ever discover all of the secrets among the multiple thousands of interactive Savvy cells, but the more apparent aspects such as trend … Continue reading A Savvy dive into the PAC-12 North