Three Reasons Florida State Could Win the Rose Bowl

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As the Ducks start to wrap up the game plan against the Seminoles, college football fans all over the world have been predicting who will win the 101st edition of the tournament of roses. Some have utilized stats as their backup for picking one side over the other, while some argue that the victor of the game will be most likely determined …

College Football Nation: Ducks Quacked and Tide Keep Rolling

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 5 Comments

  I was starting to get worried about too many undefeated teams finishing perfect.  Thanks to Stanford we had Oregon drop from the list of unbeaten.  We still have Ohio State and Northern Illinois unbeaten thanks to their bye week coming at a convenient time . . . but do those teams really matter right now?  Alabama keeps doing what …

College Football Nation: Saban to Texas(?) and Duke Football Outshines its Basketball Team

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  We had the usual big teams win today but a few upsets, as well, to make it another good Saturday of college football.  There is nothing new from the top four teams — I think they are headed into a four-way tie at this point, but each of these teams are looking to win big.  I feel sorry for whoever Alabama, …

Altman and Larranaga: Restoring Hope to College Basketball

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For college basketball purists; those who care about balance and building programs, the end of the 2011-12 college basketball season was the sport’s absolute nadir.  The Kentucky Wildcats were national champions, despite being a team assembled in the mode of all recent teams under head coach John Calipari: a collection of high school stars whose featured players first played as …

Notes From Around the College Football Nation: Miami Scandal and More Expansion

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

If you’re a fan of college football…then go check somewhere else because it is that slow time of the year.  If you are a Miami fan, then you have a lot going on because of this whole botched NCAA investigation.  The NCAA could be in store for a major overhaul depending on how the ball rolls with the Miami investigation.  …