College Football Week 3 Picks and Previews
Ty and Dan take a gander at a quiet(er) week of games that, despite its lack of true headliners, seems certain to be entertaining. With a slew of home underdogs and weird Vegas lines, Week 3 is silent… but deadly.
Week 3 Recap (9/14)
Ty and Dan rehash a surprisingly dramatic Week 3 in college football, including Boston College’s stunner over USC, South Carolina’s home triumph over Georgia, Virginia Tech’s let-down loss, UCLA’s extra lucky coin toss, and an unexpected nailbiter in Gainesville. Plus, Penn State’s porous offensive line and Arkansas’s impressive ground assault.
Click Chorus: July 18, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Miami attendee and Curb You Enthusiasm mainstay Jeff Garlin. Here’s to hoping that, at one point, Garlin yelled out, “IT’S ALL ABOUT DA U!” ***** • Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan is accused of profiting off of a Ponzi scheme. I, I, I just have nothing. • CBS’s Brett McMurphy thinks that if USF is FOR REALZ about succeeding in college football they need to leave Raymond James Stadium. For. Ev. Er. • Everybody, this is Russell Wilson … Russell, this is everybody. Hurray! • Is Cal coach Jeff Tedford going and making things . . .
Click Chorus: June 13, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by non-college attendee Matthew Broderick, who has the distinct honor of now being 25 years removed from his best work AND being married to Sarah Jessica Parker. I just made myself sad for no reason. ***** • West Virginia coach Bill Stewart officially resigned, making OC/brief coach-in-waiting Dana Holgorsen the new Mountaineer head coach. • Did Jim Tressel and Ohio State receive a warning email about alleged Buckeye memorabilia seller Dennis Talbott in 2007? Some say probably. • Wisconsin WR Nick Toon commented on possible QB transfer Russell Wilson. NOT COOL (if you care . . .
Click Chorus: Mar. 9, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Travis Barker, alumnus of no college or university. With that said, he still has a hell of a tat hookup in Columbus. ***** • As of now, Ohio State coach Jim Tressel has been suspended two games (Akron and Toledo) and fined $250,000 by his bosses for knowingly playing ineligible players and not fully disclosing his knowledge of their memorabilia sales. The NCAA is yet to fully investigate this and arbitrarily reach a decision of their own. Here is THE Ohio State documentation and submission to the NCAA. Included is the email proof . . .
Click Chorus: Feb. 25, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you, once again, by Natalie Portman. I’m told she’ll pregnantly win an Oscar on Sunday. I can’t imagine that there’s any other reason to watch in earnest. ***** • SI.com’s Stewart Mandel fires a shot across the bow at Tennessee AD Mike Hamilton, the man responsible for hiring coaches accusing of violating NCAA rules in both of the school’s major revenue sports. • If Stanford QB Andrew Luck gets dinged up this fall, he’s still getting PAID. • Atlanta DE prospect Lorenzo Mauldin accepted an offer to play for South Carolina. And then the day before . . .
Oh, What A Night (9/19)
Ty and Dan talk about a wild evening slate of Week 3 games and dissect all the other action from Saturday.
Week Two Review (9/12)
Ty and Dan walk through all the action from Week Two, including the one-day collapse of the ACC, Oklahoma’s barnstorming of Florida State, and curious movies featuring Barn Owls.
August Countdown: Utah Utes (23)
Throughout August, we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today we bring it on down to Utahville, where we’ll take a look at the only program to go undefeated twice in the BCS era. Another fun fact:, Utah is the only state in the union to have their nickname centered around the production and storage of honey. I love honey.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â First Impressions A case could be made that this has been the Offseason of Utah. You could also considerÂ Lane Kiffin and Tennessee, but . . .