Last week’s 1-2-1 record was extremely frustrating especially when you consider Baylor missed covering by two points and Pitt missed it by one. Then a late touchdown by Nebraska turned a win into a push. Such is life in the big city. What has given me comfort is that some
To no one’s surprise, Louisville was name the FWAA National Team of the Week. The Cardinals easily handled then second ranked, Florida State, 63-20. Louisville was led by their Heisman candidate quarterback, Lamar Jackson. Jackson threw for 216 yards, rushed for 146 and scored a combined 5 touchdowns. Marcus “Mook”
Press Release Courtesy: FWAA TEAM POINTS FIRST-PLACE VOTES LAST WEEK’S RANK 1. Alabama (3-0) 713 41 1 2. Ohio State (3-0) 664 — 3 3. Louisville (3-0) 590 4 11 4. Michigan (3-0) 535 — 5 5. Clemson (3-0) 532 — 4 6. Houston (3-0) 509 — 6 7. Stanford
The Irish came into Saturday night’s Michigan St. game with the perfect opportunity to show how much progress had been made since the Texas loss but it wasn’t to be. Notre Dame failed to change the narrative on defense and suffered, what looks to be, a playoff eliminating loss to
The Monday Morning Sports Rag takes a look at events that the average fan might have missed over the weekend. Canelo Alvarez knocks out Liam Smith – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez knocked out Liam Smith in the 9th round and in the process won Smith’s previously held 154 pound belt. Of
When you look at Notre Dame’s schedule, they have four signature games. Texas (loss), Michigan St., Stanford and Miami (Fl). Even though Notre Dame easily defeated Nevada, the Ambush in Austin is still fresh in people’s mind. This puts even more importance on Saturday night’s Michigan St. game. Michigan St.
Who: Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Liam Smith When: Sept 17th, 2016 Where: AT&T Stadium (Dallas, Texas) TV: HBO Pay-Per-View Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez continues on the road to what many hope is a mega fight against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin with what many deem as a warm up fight against Liam Smith.
Last week was a bounce back week. Should’ve been 3-1 if it wasn’t for the late scores Oregon gave up that allowed UVA to cover. This is a great time to get on the train as it is moving in the right direction. Baylor -30 at Rice (Friday) Big spreads
Pittsburgh’s James Conner was nominated by the FWAA for the 2016 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award. The Pitt running back is returning this season after a battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. In 2014, Connor was named ACC Player of the Year. Through two games this season, he has rushed for 170