Much has been said of coach Mario Cristobal and his determination to rebuild the Oregon Duck football team into an SEC clone. You know, those big-body, big-smelly, bullies. Indeed, the Ducks have been fattened but has that only made them a bigger banquet for others to gobble or will they someday actually win the national … Continue reading Will Cristobal ever win the ‘natty?
Do you love odd history? Is it possible to overdose on it? For the sake of caution, let's only pull a few tantalizing oddities from our 150-year vault of college football history. First, we'll look at some of the strangeness that has occurred in this century, then dig deeper to see what our ancestors were … Continue reading College football oddities – then and now
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