1. Pac-10 Football Faces Make or Break Weekend with Nine Challenging Games

    For years, the Pac-10 struggled with a reputation for being USC and the Nine Dwarfs, as USC dominated the conference for most of the last decade...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 1,774 reads 4 comments

  2. TCU-Baylor Hate Week Leads Up To Sold-Out Brawl for Frogs and Bears

    Once upon a time, there were two universities playing football in the same town, Waco, Texas. One had fled Hell's Half-Acre in Fort Worth, while the other had begun in Waco...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 1,339 reads 49 comments

  3. Mountain West Conference Week 2 Power Rankings: Cheerleader Photo Edition

    In this, the last season of its original configuration, the Mountain West Conference appears to be following the pattern of previous seasons, with the Big Three (TCU, Utah, and BYU) running over the rest of the conference...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 745 reads 5 comments

  4. TCU-Tennessee Tech: Why Games Versus FCS Schools Should Be Banned

    This Saturday TCU opens its home schedule with a FCS cupcake, Tennessee Tech. Of course, this is not the first time TCU has played a FCS school under coach Gary Patterson...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 922 reads 35 comments

  5. TCU, Boise State in the BCS Title Game? Project System Shock Is On

    With both TCU and Boise State scoring big opening weekend wins over ranked major conference opponents, the possibility is open for yet another postseason matchup between TCU and Boise State, this time at the BCS title game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 720 reads 9 comments

  6. 2010 NCAA Football Predictions: TCU Will Run The Table and Return to The BCS

    Last season, TCU was just seconds away from a possible BCS title game appearance as Nebraska seemed to have defeated the Texas Longhorns. For about 30 seconds, TCU coach Gary Patterson saw his team headed to the BCS title game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 870 reads 6 comments

  7. Oregon State-TCU: Can the Beavers Run Over Horned Frogs?

    The No. 24 Oregon State Beavers begin their impressive out-of-conference slate with a trip to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas for a made-for-ESPN matchup with No. 6 TCU...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 967 reads 11 comments

  8. 10 Burning College Football Questions: Mountain West Conference

    The Mountain West Conference has climbed up the ladder of college football respect over the last several years. The conference has finished the last two seasons with three teams in the final top 25, as well as a team in a BCS bowl game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 1,536 reads 6 comments

  9. How Would a 16-Team Big Ten Conference Effect College Football?

    A recent article discussed the idea that the Big Ten is strongly looking at possible expansion scenarios, which I will call "Do Nothing," "Add One," or "Go Big" for the purpose of this article...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 3,403 reads 35 comments

  10. If Texas Departs, Can the Big 12 Survive?

    With all the current talk of conference realignment, only two teams stand out as true power players in the whole discussion: Notre Dame and Texas. These schools are two of the most financially successful programs in college football...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 1,798 reads 39 comments

  11. Is Big East Football Already a Zombie Conference?

    Is Big East football already dead and we just do not know it? Is it really just a zombie thrashing around for a little while until it is dismembered? In a recent interview with a local ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 2,507 reads 30 comments

  12. Mountain West Conference: Time for Expansion

    The powers in the Mountain West Conference (MWC) have a very reasonable fear about conference expansion.  After all, most of them are former members of the WAC and participated in the craziest ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 3,951 reads 53 comments

  13. Would You Buy a Used Car From Lane Kiffin? Not Me!

    Well, it looks like the snake-oil salesman Lane Kiffin conned another program into giving him a chance. Amazing enough, Lose Kiffin got the keys to the kingdom of one of the most storied programs ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 233 reads 3 comments

  14. Texas, Please Win, Just To Shut Up the SEC

    There is one very good reason to root for Texas tonight, even for those of us who are not Longhorn fans. Sure, the Longhorns have struggled through most of the season and should have lost to Nebraska in the Big 12 title game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 318 reads 6 comments

  15. Fiesta Bowl Reaction: Congrats, Boise State, on a Hard-Fought Win

    Well, the game did not finish up as I thought.  Congrats to Boise State for playing hard, fighting to the end, and pulling out the win. Fiesta Bowl president John Junker and his bowl committee were very happy by the close game long into the 4th quarter.

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 489 reads 6 comments

  16. Crowds Already Loud at the Fiesta Bowl, One Hour Before the Game

    The game might not start for another hour, but TCU and Boise State fans are really getting noisy inside the University of Phoenix Stadium...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 364 reads 1 comments

  17. Fiesta Bowl Preview: Why TCU Will Roll Over Boise State

    In the lineup to get Fiesta Bowl credentials today, a Boise State fan told me that he really did not have much hope for the Broncos after attending the TCU practice earlier in the week. TCU was just "too fast"...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 1,388 reads 43 comments

  18. From Fan to Fiesta Bowl Press Box: A Bleacher Report Journey

    I only wanted to make a comment on a Bleacher Report article.  That is how it all started.  I had been reading articles on B/R for a while last year.  I had no clue at first that these were written by fans or that anyone could write articles...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 99 reads 1 comments

  19. Win or Lose, Boise State and TCU Deserve To Start in 2010 Top Five

    Almost no one anticipated that both TCU and Boise State would receive BCS bowl berths this year, let alone play each other. The two teams ended last season with one of the season's best bowl games, as No...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 520 reads 15 comments

  20. Auburn, UCLA, Michigan State Among 23 Teams That Should Not Play in Bowl Games

    I love bowl games. Growing up, New Year's Day was the best day of the year, as I could sit back all day long with my dad and watch the best games of the entire college football year, where the ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 187 reads 2 comments

  21. Big Ten Expansion Will Hit College Football Like a Tidal Wave

    ESPN reported recently that Wisconsin athletic director and former head coach Barry Alvarez told the Wisconsin athletic board that the Big Ten will soon make a big push for a 12th member...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 13,394 reads 44 comments

  22. 10 Biggest Upsets of 2009 College Football

    While it appears that there were a lot less huge upsets this season than normal, mostly likely due to very suspect officiating and replay work, there were still a number of major upsets...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 2,331 reads 14 comments

  23. A Slap in the Face To TCU and Boise State?: Looking at the Fiesta Bowl

    As hints and rumors started coming out about the 2010 Fiesta Bowl, college football fans around the country rose up in revolt...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 2,749 reads 77 comments

  24. Go Ahead Voters, Put TCU and Bama in the BCS Title Game

    Now that the regular season is in the books, objective experts and fans everywhere know that the two best teams in college football are Alabama and TCU...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 405 reads 19 comments

  25. Texas - Nebraksa: Can The Huskers Help TCU Leap to the Top?

    If there is one thing Frog fans are pulling for on Saturday, it is a Nebraska upset of Texas at Cowboys stadium, located just a few miles east of TCU. For TCU to make the BCS title game, Texas must lose in the Big 12 title game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 4 years ago 621 reads 15 comments