The College Football Playoffs! Brought to You By An Arbitrary Committee of Experts

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What the hell is wrong with college football? How is it possible that we have college football playoffs. So. Completely. Wrong? Let me first preempt the inevitable retort from Ohio State Fans: I like Urban Meyer. I like how his Bucks play. This is not an anti-OSU piece. If we are going to debate who the best college football coaches …

Chip Kelly’s No-Huddle: A Growing Staple for NFL Offenses?

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A pickup basketball game between the football coaches of the University of New Hampshire and Brown University in the 1990s was the first of many meetings between two future NFL head coaches. Then-New Hampshire running backs coach Chip Kelly and a Brown assistant coach named Bill O’Brien exchanged ideas about X’s and O’s on the first of many occasions. O’Brien was …

Notes from the college football nation: Oregon’s new bling and Penn State looking for a break

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

After this past week of media days, the SEC and Coach Spurrier have given us plenty to talk about. We still have yet to see the Big Ten, Pac-12 or Big 12 media days but I can’t imagine them being as “chaotic” and quote filled as the SEC’s were. While we wait for those other media days, we can tune …

Notes From Around The College Football Nation: Saban is the Devil and ACC MESS

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

It’s still summer; still no actual college football games.  This is probably the most boring moments of any college football fan’s life.  Now it’s time to pay attention to all the “phantom” news and rumors about your favorite teams and players from around the country.  Let’s get into some of those rumors and thoughts: 1.  The war of words continues …

Notes From The College Football Nation: College football is in a bad place and our thoughts are with Boston

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

      First off, I would like to take moment to express the sorrow I feel after the Boston incident.  After experiencing something like that, take the time to reach out to friends and family and let them know how much you care and love them.  Be safe, FishDuck readers. Now for some football.  Spring football is in full swing.  We have …

Notes from around the college football nation: Auburn pays better and NCAA in hot water

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Spring ball is upon us….for some….while others will have to wait until the end of the month to get a look at their favorite team and start making expectations for the upcoming season.  Now, if the March Madness spirit is still upon you, then the Final Four will be something to help with expectations.  Maybe Auburn fans can watch the …

Notes from around the college football nation: Spurrier jabs ESPN and Johnny Manziel makes headlines…again.

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Spring football is here but I still can not shake the March Madness.  Seeing the playoff atmosphere for the college basketball scene gets me even more pumped for when the college football playoffs arrive!  Here is a full list of when practices begin and spring games will occur…something to help plan out your spring break.  Let’s get into some news …

Notes from around the college football nation: Les Miles leaving LSU and Spring football is almost here

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Good news: spring football is almost upon us!  We can now get a sneak peak at what to expect for the fall from our favorite teams.  A lot of the nation will be paying attention to certain schools to see how new coaches are with their team along with incoming freshmen possibly making an impact.  Alabama should still be loaded …

Notes From Around the College Football Nation: SEC Not Paying Enough and Oregon Making Changes

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

Recruiting is over and college football down time has begun…unless you are Nick Saban.  He gets to spend the next couple of weeks going over police reports and seeing if he can still keep these players on the Alabama payroll for another season.  I hope he takes a stand and kicks them off the team…he does oversign…so it’s not like he …