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Fantastic Football

Fantastic Football

The culmination of a fabulous football weekend happened with the BCS National Championship in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Dating all the way back to Friday Night, the quality of football in both the collegiate and professional level ranks as some the best I’ve seen. The Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl were going at the same time on Friday […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

NIU Moves to 12-0!

Jordan Lynch had a huge night despite the snow and cold as Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 33-14.  Lynch had four touchdowns on the night, three of which came on the ground as he racked up 321 yards rushing to pad his 631-yard lead over the distant-second running QB.  Lynch and the Huskies jumped out to an insurmountable lead before allowing their first touchdown of the game […]

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Catching a pass in Miami this year

Bears Draft Preview

Tyler Eifert is one of the brightest prospects in the NFL Draft, which is being held next week in Radio City Music Hall in New York.  The Bears have pick #20.  Eifert – who went to Notre Dame, hails from Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and who fits the bill for the Bears’ tight end needs – seems to be the easy pick.  I hear the endless chatter about […]

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Eddie Lacy turned out the lights quick on Notre Dame's chances

National Championship Game Proved What?

As I changed the channel to “The Bachelor” because the BCS Title game was quickly turning into the Eddie Lacy Show with guest appearances by Amari Cooper and A.J. McCarron, I pondered existentially: why is this game happening? I mean, doesn’t the NFL do tiebreakers by common opponents? Let’s take a look at the one common opponent both teams played […]

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BCS Title Up For Grabs

BCS Title Up For Grabs

Notre Dame will have a chance to capture their first National Title in 25 years  

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Will look to cement himself as the dominant player to watch for next year

Bowl Season Starts and The Truth Nears

As I watch a bunch of Mid-Majors do battle before Christmas with some bigger conferences next week before New Years. I see Christmas presents come in from all over the country to my bungalow in a back alley in Chicago (Bills and pictures of Ex-GF’s with their much better significant others). I myself scarily see the truth coming that will […]

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27th best player in America commits to Notre Dame before title game

Undefeated Irish Reap Wins in Recruiting

Brian Kelly entered his third season as Irish head coach with the team unranked and a quarterback controversy.  The undefeated season behind him and the BCS title in front of him, preseason issues are long gone.  The program is now on its way back to becoming a perennial contender.  On January 7th, the Irish will try and take down the current superpower in college […]

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Ran away with voting

Johnny “Football” Becomes Johnny “Heisman” with Landslide Victory!

It’s tough to come up with superlatives about Johnny Manziel’s fantastic season that won’t have been written a thousand times over by other writers.  But fantastic it was – teenage freshman quarterback playing for a team expected to come in dead last in the SEC instead leads his team to success and even a dramatic and convincing win over the then BCS-favorite, Alabama.  If you […]

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Won't be in BCS, but could win Heisman and be the only player to defeat 'Bama when all is said and done

BCS is Bipolar

Georgia failed in the waning minutes to crash the BCS National Title party, and the perfect confluence of losses occured elsewhere to lift Northern Illinois to a BCS bowl game.  The result is the Notre Dame – Alabama game that gives the Irish an unambiguous shot at being recognized as the best college football team in the nation.  The result also includes some crazy matchups that beg serious scrutiny of […]

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Football Madness Starts Tonight

The SEC title game will the biggest game of the weekend as the NIU Huskies should be able to repeat as champions and win their 12th in a row. On the professional level the Bears will be pinning for a win to keep their momentum going into December where they will try and put some distance between themselves and the […]

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