1. Notre Dame Football Joined a Conference—For the BCS

    Notre Dame joined a conference—for the bowl season—courtesy of the BCS in 2006-07. Now that two years of the four-year BCS contract have elapsed, it is time to analyze the results...

    Michael Collins Written by Michael Collins about 6 years ago 9,311 reads 28 comments

  2. Scheduling for Success - Who Benefits Most from Yawners

    Tired of boring bowl games? You may well be in for more of the same next year. BCS teams with 4-4 or 3-5 conference records could be riding into bowl eligibility on the coattails of cupcake non-conference schedules—and playing each other...

    Michael Collins Written by Michael Collins about 6 years ago 1,491 reads 7 comments

  3. Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Steve Spurrier React to (Post)Season of Arrests

    After a football season during which many coaches and universities were forced to address an increase in off-the-field disciplinary incidents, the postseason has continued this disturbing trend in college football...

    Michael Collins Written by Michael Collins about 6 years ago 3,588 reads 12 comments

  4. The Bowl Cartel Series - BCS Commissioners Say "What Me Worry?"

    Players: Mike Slive, SEC (above); John Swofford, ACC; Tom Hansen, PAC 10; Jim Delaney, Big 10; Mike Tranghese, Big East; Dan Beebe, Big 12; Kevin White, ND, others Echoing words similar to the immortal Alfred E...

    Michael Collins Written by Michael Collins about 6 years ago 1,631 reads 3 comments

  5. Why 3-9 Isn't 9/11 for Notre Dame Fans

    Last year for the Irish was painful, especially for a Head Coach who erected a banner in the training facilities after his first year that said “9 and 3 is Not Good Enough”...

    Michael Collins Written by Michael Collins about 6 years ago 11,975 reads 99 comments