In 1972, Griffin was a T-formation halfback, and from 1973 through 1975, he was the team’s I-formation tailback. He led the Buckeyes in rushing as a freshman with 867 yards, but his numbers exploded the following year with the team’s conversion to the I-formation. He rushed for 1,428 yards in the regular season as a sophomore, 1,620 as a junior, 1,357Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Archie Griffin”
How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered …Larry Brown then you are correct. He is the only coach in basketball history to win both an NCAA national championship (Kansas Jayhawks, 1988) and an NBA title (Detroit Pistons, 2004).
Welcome to Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday are you ready for this week’s question? The answer will be posted on Friday along with Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week.
Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Today we are going to look at the careers of two quarterbacks who were big stars in college and a lot was expected in the pros and yet for one reason or another they didn’t shine as brightly as they did in college. First , let’s considerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Matt Leinart”
It has been reported that St. John’s coach Steve Lavin and the school have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons. ESPN.com and other media outlets have reported earlier this week that Lavin and the school were deep into talks on a contract extension. Apparently things changed, either the school and Lavin couldn’t agreeContinue reading “St John’s parts way with Head coach Steve Lavin”
Ok raise your hand if you really thought West Virginia was going to beat Kentucky? If you did I have one question for you…Seriously? As we used to say in my old neighborhood in Brooklyn, that was a mugging…seriously! By the way …not a good idea to trash talk against the Wildcats …you get Mauled!Continue reading “Did anyone get the License Plate of that Kentucky Wildcat team that just ran over West Virginia?”
Rants: Rex Ryan and the Jets…after the dress down they got by the Chargers there should be nothing they have to say. No Excuses. Please, Please, Please,let’s get this straight if Geno Smith really blew off a meeting and still started on Sunday …the Rex Ryan has really lost control of his team and deservesContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”
Rants: NFL… for penalizing Husain Abdullah for knelling down to pray after scoring a touchdown in the Chiefs 45-14 win over the New England Patriots. The NFl to it’s credit tried to correct the problem by issuing a statement through NFL spokesman Michael Signora who told USA Today’s Tom Pelissero that religious expression is notContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”
When people talk about big men in the history of the NBA th name Elvin Hayes rarely comes up yet he was and still one of the best big men in the history of the game. In 1967, he led the Cougars to the Final Four of the 1967 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Elvin Hayes”
Rants- Mike Rice Scandal for anyone who thinks this is a isolated case, go on line and read some of the shear horror stories of swimming coaches, track coaches and football coaches at all levels, that were abusive toward their athletes and those around them that were afriad to say nothing for fear of reprisal.Continue reading “SmallThoughts:Rants and Raves”