The NIL Era is Here: Get With the Program or Get Left Behind

2021 was the last full recruiting cycle before the NIL floodgates opened. Since then, we have seen some absolute craziness. In the 2022 recruiting cycle, after NIL was legalized, Texas A&M pulled in not only the top recruiting class in the country that year, but the greatest recruiting haul ever. It was the highest rated… Read More The NIL Era is Here: Get With the Program or Get Left Behind

College Football Week 11 Reactions, Hot Takes and CFP Implications

Whoa! This was supposed to be the calm before the storm. Georgia playing pathetic Kentucky, Ohio State playing perpetual Big Ten doormat Maryland, Michigan playing faltering Illinois, TCU playing disappointing Baylor, Tennessee playing a badly inconsistent South Carolina team coming off a 38-6 loss to Florida, So what are the playoff implications here? Well, let’s… Read More College Football Week 11 Reactions, Hot Takes and CFP Implications

CFB Game Predictions: Tennessee vs. Kentucky, Ohio State vs. Penn State — Upsets Possible? PLUS: Power Ratings and Betting Picks

I’m going to dig into the two biggest matchups of the weekend here and provide a final score prediction for each of them. We’ll start with Kentucky at Tennessee. (19) Kentucky at (3) Tennessee (UT -11.5, o/u 61.0) Reasons Kentucky could pull off the upset: Reasons Tennessee will avoid the upset: So that’s my case… Read More CFB Game Predictions: Tennessee vs. Kentucky, Ohio State vs. Penn State — Upsets Possible? PLUS: Power Ratings and Betting Picks

College Football Week 8 Observations, Reactions and Hot Takes

It wasn’t the greatest week of college football action. After last week, where we had the epic Tennessee-Bama game, and then Utah and USC closed us out with a thriller after midnight, this week was pretty quiet, all things considered. Syracuse almost pulled off an incredible upset over Clemson, but came up just short at… Read More College Football Week 8 Observations, Reactions and Hot Takes

College Football Week 5: An Absolutely Agonizing Saturday

Alright, folks: the Georgia Bulldogs are officially on Fraud Watch™. I didn’t say anything after their 33-0 win against Samford. I refused to put them on Fraud Watch™ after their hideously close 39-22 win over Kent State. But now, after barely escaping 2-2 Missouri on the road, 26-22, Georgia is officially on Fraud Watch™. Mizzou’s… Read More College Football Week 5: An Absolutely Agonizing Saturday

Week 3 College Football Thoughts and Hot Takes: The Chaos Continues

It was the week of the near upset. These Group of Five teams are getting frisky, man! After the Sun Belt Conference just went crazy last week, with three huge upset wins, it seemed like the mid-majors were launching a full-blown uprising in college football this week. As for the top teams: Respect to: Head-scratcher… Read More Week 3 College Football Thoughts and Hot Takes: The Chaos Continues