Last week, I began doing a column called "Doomsday Scenarios" for the Power 5 Conferences, and it received quite a reaction and caused some controversy. So, why not continue this as a weekly column until we reach the conclusion of the CFP Standing season. This past week, the SEC actually avoided being "doomed" to say the least. The SEC 's worst-case scenario was Mississippi, being a 2-loss team, winning its
Well, they came out, and let's just say, the hypothetical scenarios have just begun. Last night, the College Football Playoff committee announced their first set of rankings, and let's just say that the Big 12 and PAC-12 are not happy one bit, the SEC is smiling from ear to ear, the ACC is having a party, and the Big 10 is knocking on the door. However, people seem to forget that
It's never too early to start thinking about March Madness. Whether your a novice fan or basketball junkie, the rush of filling out a bracket is unmatched in today's sports world. However, there is still a great amount of basketball to be played before we get to that glorious occasion. With college football well underway, it's an opportune time to preview one of college basketball's most dominant conferences, the ACC.
The future of ACC Basketball is in good hands, as the league features a great deal of young talent. While it's almost a certainty Duke freshman, and Wooden Award frontrunner, Jahlil Okafor, will opt to enter the NBA Draft, there are some intriguing prospects waiting to lay claim to the best in the ACC. Jalen Hudson - It's seems unlikely to have a player that averaged 6.9 points a game
College football is one sport where the media and fans alike tend to overreact early in the season, but don’t tell that to Pittsburgh running back James Conner. The former defensive end has catapulted himself into the way-too-early Heisman discussion with another monster performance. Conner ran for 213 yards on 35 carries in Pittsburgh’s 30-20 victory over Boston College on Friday, leading the Panthers their first 2-0 start since
COLUMBUS – After winning 34-17 on the road against Navy, J.T. Barrett faces a much tougher opponent in Virginia Tech in his home debut as starting quarterback of the eighth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. Barrett, a 6’1, 225-pound freshman from Wichita Falls, Texas threw for 226 yards and tossed two touchdowns in a 34-14 win—his first as a starter under Urban Meyer. After starting slow against the Midshipmen, Barrett
[caption id="attachment_25579" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image courtesy of isportsweb.com[/caption] With the 2014 NFL Draft 12 days away, this may be one of the deepest drafts in recent memory at the wide receiver position. With a draft class already headlined by Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Brandin Cooks, Marquise Lee and Odell Backham Jr. Teams can find either a potential number one receiver or land a solid number two in later rounds.
[caption id="attachment_25069" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America)[/caption] With the 2014 NFL Draft 21 days away, there could be potential for a few surprise picks on draft night. For months, fans have been bombarded with the highlights and hype of Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Derek Carr. While lesser-known signal callers such as Eastern Illinois’ Jimmy Garapolo and Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch have also gotten some
[caption id="attachment_22790" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America)[/caption] Jimmer Fredette, Virginia, Oklahoma State and Wichita State highlight the Inscriber : Digital Magazine News and Notes for Saturday, March 1, 2014. SG Jimmer Fredette Clears Waivers, Will Sign With Bulls : According to reports, former Sacramento Kings shooting guard Jimmer Fredette is set to join the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers. Fredette, a third-year guard out of BYU averaged 5.9 points,
The 14th ranked Miami Hurricanes (5-0, 1-0 ACC) remained unbeaten against the upset minded Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech (3-2, 1-1 ACC) running back David Sims scored the first touchdown for the Yellow Jackets to gain the early 7-0 lead. Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett ( 4 receptions, 66 yards, 1 touchdown) answered quickly with a 40 yard touchdown pass from Miami quarterback Stephen Morris ( 17 completions, 324 yards, 3 touchdowns, 2