FishDuck Recruiting: 2015 ShrineDog Awards

Jason Fowler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

Last year I introduced the ShrineDog Awards to the FishDuck public in an article here. This year, the ShrineDog is back with fresh faces that will make you laugh, cry, or simply scratch your head. Each year I look at the recruiting classes after all letters of intent have been faxed in to their designated universities. Most of the time, each school …

College Football Nation: The Vote and Penn State is Breaking Bad

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

  When all you have to talk about from the past week of action is people arguing over uniforms, coaches trolling schools, and players apologizing for trash talk … then it’s a slow week.  We did have one big thing, though, with Northwestern’s football players taking a private vote about whether or not to unionize.  That story will be the main talking point …

College Football Nation: Texas has Fallen and Fiesta Bowl Prisoner

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Is anyone really paying attention to the college football world as March Madness is upon us?  I know I still care about college football and all it’s glory, but the college basketball tournament really helps occupy the time during this slow period.  I enjoy looking for the next “Cinderella” in the March Madness tournament.  I think everyone likes looking for …

Oregon Football Recruiting Analysis: Wild Week Awaits

Chris Charbonnier FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 14 Comments

With less than a week left before national signing day, there are plenty of questions surrounding Oregon’s 2014 recruiting class.  The only guarantee is that the next seven days will be eventful, one way or another.  There are also seven names to keep an eye on during that time:  DT Trey Lealaimatafao, DT Rika Levi, DT Ratu Mafileo, S Matrell …

College Football Nation: Strong Rules and Johnny Manziel No. 1

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 5 Comments

  Oh, the dreaded off season.  What do you want to talk about?  The biggest things we can focus on right now is “National Signing Day,” the ever changing Coaching Carousel, and how every team will go about re-loading after losing players to the NFL DRAFT. 1) Right now I am really impressed with new Texas Coach Charlie Strong.  He …

College Football Nation: FSU Back on Top and the Coaching Carousel

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

  What an amazing ending to the BCS.  Every game was non-stop action and ended in epic fashion.  The Championship game had an amazing start and a thrilling finish.  With the BCS gone, we can now start the debate over the “Final Four” of college football.  With the end of the season, we have National Signing Day on Feb. 5 to look …