2015 Football Playoff Projection — A Feast of Revenge

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out The wonderful thing about August is that every D-1 football program is undefeated, so dreams of what could happen have yet to be tainted with reality. The door for pundits to put together their Top-25’s and final fours is wide open. With not a whole lot of objectivity to go on, a certain amount of subjectivity is …

Football Coaches and Musical Chairs

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out A long time ago I was presented with a riddle that involved a war in the Middle East and went something like this: You take a hand-held calculator and add up or multiply this and that representing the numbers of opposing forces, tanks, aircraft, etc. Based upon the numbers given, you come up with 14,215,469. Then you …

College Football Nation: Rutgers Knows How to Party and Eastern Michigan Sees Gray

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We are fewer than four weeks away from kickoff. Honestly, I am going to start grilling just so I can be ready for kickoff. Week 1 will be here before we know it, and we will have some amazing match-ups to look forward to. Even though no actual football games are going on yet, the football news is just pouring in. You have …

College Football Nation: How Do the Gators Do It and Penn State Tweets

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  With the NCAA trial all finished up and media days about to begin, the news was a little slow this week. The news in the college football world might be slow but it is never dull. It will really pick up when you put a bunch of coaches and players in front on a microphone for media day. Great news …

College Football Nation: Les Miles vs Tiger Woods and SEC Media Hype

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  World Cup fever is all over America right now so I am sure everyone couldn’t care less about the NCAA trials or the off season action. The excitement soccer fans are experiencing with the world cup will be the same felt by college football fans when the playoffs start. While the world cup is going on, we have Les …

College Football Nation: Nick Saban Believes He IS College Football and the Big 12 is Eyeing More

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Sometimes you have to just love the off-season, where the media tries to turn any little quote into a major breaking story.  You have to be glad for that, since there is no actual football being played.  Just ask Coach Nick Saban at the University of Alabama. As this off-season progresses I will slowly try to change my format for …

College Football Nation: Points Galore and Players Protest NCAA

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  Not too many “BIG” games happening this week and the media was sure to let us know about it.  Heck, ESPN’s Game Day went to Fargo, North Dakota, because of the lack of “BIG” games to go to.  It was nice seeing them there just to give the “little” guys a shout out.  We have had some great FCS …