Top 5 Games of the 2013 season

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Steve Francis With the 2013 football season officially behind us, I thought that I would take this time to reflect back over the season at some of the great games.  These games could be great as a whole, or it could be one performance that made the game great.  The following are my top 5 games of the year: 5. …

The Dumbest Rule In Football

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from Video There wasn’t a single upset amongst the top twenty teams in college football last Saturday, with the only losses by teams in the top twenty (#15 Washington, #16 Northwestern) coming to teams ranked higher (#5 Stanford, #4 Ohio State). The best chance for an upset came Saturday in the Georgia-Tennessee game.  Trailing late by a touchdown, the Bulldogs …

Is the SEC’s BCS Rep in Trouble?

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Craig Strobeck It has been labeled as the top conference in all of college football.  That is the reputation the SEC has been adorned with, largely on the back of its member schools having won seven consecutive BCS National Championship Games; something the conference has no problem buying ad time to remind you about: Amazingly, that streak has been accomplished …

Mark Helfrich’s “Inauguration”: Oregon Dominates Tennessee

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Kevin Cline Mark Helfrich may have just coached his third game at the helm of the Oregon Ducks, but Saturday was his inauguration.  A national audience watched the Ducks overwhelm and dismantle the Tennessee Volunteers 59-14, looking every bit the No. 2 team in the country. Not many fans and pundits nationwide looked at big wins over Nicholls and Virginia …

From the Vol Locker Room: The Big, Bad SEC Awaits

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Craig Strobeck On Saturday against the Tennessee Volunteers, the Oregon Ducks were losing.  Yes, the Ducks’ football team was behind on the scoreboard.  Hopes were soaring for Tennessee, as the 28-point underdogs were on top in hostile Autzen Stadium. It lasted all of five minutes and 26 seconds. The Ducks turned a 7-0 deficit into a 38-7 advantage in less …

Tennessee is Much More than a Waltz

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www.sports-logos-screensavers.com Good morning, Ducks.  The Tennessee Volunteers venture out West this week, expecting to be the next recipient of a savage beating at the hands of the good guys.  According to Vegas the second half will be largely played by the Vols v. Sheldon High School’s Women’s Chorus. Regardless of the outcome of this Saturday’s bloodbath, kudos for sure, to …

The Absolute MUST-WATCH Games in 2013

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Kevin Cline Photography With football season less than a month away, it is time to announce my top six games of the season.  If you missed my bottom six, you can check them out here.  I am excited for any game that involves the Ducks, but more excited for certain ones.  Here are my top six and why I can’t wait to see them. 6. Nicholls State – August 31 …