Sneaky Stats for Week 5 of the 2021 College Football Season
Welcome to back to the Sneaky Stats series! Week 4 was chock full with upsets, ugly clunkers, breakout performances, and most every team looking a little bad. Let’s take a brief look at some fun stats from Week 4, then look ahead to some sneaky stats that could impact Week 5 action! Week 4 – First things first. Clemson’s playoff hopes were all but completely dismantled in their gut-wrenching loss to a very good NC State Wolfpack team. Clemson somehow only ran 46 offensive plays in a game that went to double overtime. NC State ran more than double that . . .
USC Coaching Search: Do You Have What it Takes to Lead the Trojans?
Head Football Coach University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Two weeks ago | 0 applicants Full Time 10,001+ employees · Higher Education Actively recruiting Apply Now Are you a somewhat motivated self-starter with a loose interest in succeeding marginally? Where others see a clear path to the College Football Playoff, do you see nine ugly wins and a trip to the Holiday Bowl? Are you mostly free for the next three months or so? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you sound like a great fit for USC football. The Trojans have an immediate opening . . .
What College Football Games Are On TV? Week 4 (9/25)
We’ve already made it through the first act of this college football season. We have preliminary data on every team out there. Now, though, is when the proving starts. Most squads start conference play this week. And for those in the Power 5, these are the games that really make a difference. No longer can you dunk on cupcake schools with lesser talent. Well, unless you’re in the Big 12 and you get to face Kansas. (I’m sorry, Jayhawks. I deal in truth here.) And here’s another truth: This is the most seemingly wide open season of college football in . . .
Sneaky Stats for Week 4 of the 2021 College Football Season
Welcome to back to the Sneaky Stats series! Week 3 provided us with some fun upsets, some faithful favorites thrashing their opponents, and dramatic, potential playoff implications galore. Let’s take a brief look at some fun stats from Week 3, then look ahead to some sneaky stats that could impact Week 4 action! Week 3 – First things first. The Ole Miss offense isn’t just good, it’s absolutely absurd right now. They absolutely crushed Tulane 61-21 and it could have been much worse had they not taken the foot off the pedal. The Rebels are somehow averaging 7 touchdowns and . . .
A Definitive Ranking of College Football’s Best Offenses for Week 3
Going to college can be tricky. Be it clothes, textbooks, or your high school significant other, it’s easy to completely forget about certain things when moving in. As we enter Week Three of the college football season, it’s clear some teams left a few crucial items behind — specifically, their offenses. Whether it was Clemson only mustering a field goal against Georgia or North Carolina Heisman hopeful Sam Howell repeatedly tossing absolute ducks into the Virginia Tech secondary, plenty of offenses have fallen short of expectations thus far in 2021. Conversely, we’ve seen others revitalize their attack in unforeseen ways. . . .
What College Football Games Are On TV? Week 3 (9/18)
Remember learning about Newton’s Laws? An object at rest tends to stay at rest. An object in motion tends to remain in motion, unless acted on by an outside force. And every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Not only are these laws staples of physics, they actually apply to college football too. By this week, we can see some trends in the direction, the motion, of some teams. A team that’s not going anywhere tends to stay in that state, mired in its own mediocrity, absorbed by internal struggle. A team in motion, a team with momentum, should . . .
Sneaky Stats for Week 3 of the 2021 College Football Season
Welcome to back to the Sneaky Stats series! Week 2 provided us with some fun upsets, some faithful favorites thrashing their opponents, and plenty of dramatic potential playoff implications galore. Let’s take a brief look at some fun stats from Week 2, then look ahead to some sneaky stats that could impact Week 3 action! Week 2 – If someone would have said that Chris Olave, Garrett Wilson, and Jaxon Smith-Njigba would combine for 27 receptions, 388 yards, and three scores against Oregon, most might assume the Ohio State Buckeyes blew out the Ducks with ease. Nope. CJ Verdell and . . .
Which College Football Teams Deserve A Second Date In Week Two?
As fall approaches, summer flings across the nation draw to a close. Perhaps you enjoyed a brief tryst with the NBA playoffs or a magical, once-in-four-years dalliance with the Olympic games. Now, it’s time to get serious and dive back into the dating pool. Week One, you went on first dates with a slew of college football teams eager to win your heart. Which schools will appear in the love stories you tell your grandchildren, and which will be relegated to the horror stories you tell on a third or fifth date with someone else? Let’s find out. Block them. . . .
What College Football Games Are On TV? Week 2 (9/11)
I’m not trying to contribute to Ty and Dan’s Fantasy Things tally, but allow me to make a Ted Lasso reference. I’m watching through Season 2 (no spoilers, y’all), and one moment in the first episode stuck with me. After a tough draw where his star player somehow killed a dog (don’t ask), Ted gives a great postgame speech, and calls his squad “goldfish.” See, former college football coach Ted wants his team to have a short memory. Just move on to the next challenge, is the message. But did you know that the whole goldfish thing is a myth? . . .