Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Vince Young

As a junior, he won the Davey O’Brien Award, awarded annually to the best college quarterback in the nation. He finished second behind Reggie Bush in Heisman Trophy voting. After the Heisman voting, Young led his team to a BCS National Championship against the defending BCS national champion USC Trojans in the 2006 Rose Bowl.Continue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Vince Young”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Les Myles

Every now and then we get a reminder that College Football is a business, big business. And the bottom line is win, if you don’t no matter who you are …you’re fired! Les Myles LSU head coach was fired from the University after 12 years coaching the Tigers sidelines. The reaction of the players wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Les Myles”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Louisville Cardinals

Can somebody get the license plate of the truck that ran over Florida State and left them for dead? Louisville put the eyebrow raising hurt on Florida State 63-20 this past Saturday. in the process they jumped big time in the College polls and made themselves a force to be reckoned with this season. LouisvilleContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Louisville Cardinals”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Cross the Goal before you Flip the Ball

My apologies for being late in posting. This week rant of the week doesn’t go to just one person but to all who celebrate waaaayyyyyy to early when running back the football. It’s bad sportsmanship whether it is at the High School , College or Professional Level. And it not only is it bad sportsmanshipContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Cross the Goal before you Flip the Ball”

Smallthoughts:Rants and Raves

Rants:Jadeveon Clowney does the sense of entitlement know no end? Is getting one speediing ticket a week ago enough? Apparently not. Getting another speeding ticket this time doing 84 in 55mph zone maybe that will get the message this time right? Apparently not. The message is lost because the coach Steve Spurrier made light ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rants and Raves”

NCAA rules on Oregon: No bowl ban, scholarship reduction, show-cause penalty for Chip Kelly

The NCAA released its findings in its investigation of Oregon’s football program and recruiter Willie Lyles, and the damage for the Ducks is relatively minor. Most important, Oregon did not receive any bowl ban, meaning one of the preseason favorites for the national championship will be allowed to compete in the postseason. There are minorContinue reading “NCAA rules on Oregon: No bowl ban, scholarship reduction, show-cause penalty for Chip Kelly”

Oregon Ducks Quack: to one major violation

According to a published report on Yahoo sports, Oregon has committed one major violation and is disputing with the NCAA over another violation. According to the Oregonian’s report, Oregon agreed it improperly used three scouting services, Elite Scouting Services, New Level Athletics and Complete Scouting Services, by accepting oral reports when written quarterly reports areContinue reading “Oregon Ducks Quack: to one major violation”

Big East breakup: Where does that leave UConn?

It was one of the founding schools when the Big East began. Now after the split of the catholic 7 Georgetown, St. John’s, Providence, Seton Hall, Villanova, Marquette and DePaul, UConn basketball doesn’t have a conference to call home. At least not yet. Other schools have been grabbed by other conferences and what is leftContinue reading “Big East breakup: Where does that leave UConn?”