FBS Football

2 BIG FBS UPSETS

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BAMA and OHIO STATE both LOST So stupid to say Oregon won over Ohio State by their run game They have top-notch RBs as usual, but that doesn’t explain A WIN OVER Ohio State !Failure of the Ohio State defense ! Nothing new otherwise. The Oregon defense was as bad as usual. I love them […]

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The Historic 2008 Sugar Bowl

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Like I say, I love to see an upstart team surprise the smug top teams of the FBS, financed by the perennial football schools. The 2008 Sugar Bowl (January 2, 2009) is one of my favorites. The up-tempo first and second drives by the Utes blew them all away. Great honor to QB Brian Delance […]

Football Defense

America’s Top Team Sport? That Killer Stat!

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“One Stat Explains Why College Basketball Is Better Than Football … College football hasn’t had a new title winner since the 1990s” Rachel Bachman WSJ 3/20/21 Football is the most ICONIC American sport. Baseball is (or used to be?) our ubiquitous NATIONAL PASTIME. But look at this: Leading Team Sports Based on ‘Core’ Participants (age […]

Football Defense

Intrusive Defensive FBS Teams

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Certain well-known FBS teams are the best that money can buy. The list of top-ranked teams is monotonous and boring year after year. However, the team defense stats of some “top” teams are remarkably variable. For instance, according to sports-reference.com Notre Dame and Stanford have often had weak defenses. What I love to see is […]