1. What's College Football's Best Conference?: OOC Games Vs. BCS Opponents Analysis

    I’ve conducted an analysis of the BCS conference performance versus out of conference (OOC) BCS opposition since the 2004 season, comparing such to the Mountain West in order to answer the ...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 1,018 reads 18 comments

  2. Alabama and Texas on a Thursday Night: The Final BCS Screwup

    It's the big enchilada.   Texas versus Alabama. Two storied programs. BCS No. 1 versus BCS No. 2. Mano y mano. On a Thursday night. The BCS has taken a lot of flack this year. Proponents of a playoff have been howling mad...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 994 reads 4 comments

  3. TCU Proves Not Ready for Prime Time After Smack Down by Boise State

    All year long, people in Purple Nation—including yours truly—have been touting this TCU team as one ready to play with the big boys. Wrong...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 619 reads 14 comments

  4. Texas Tech Fans Show Lack of Class at Alamo Bowl by Abusing Adam James

    One would think that with all the controversy surrounding the program, Red Raider Nation would be happy with their gritty 41-31 victory over Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 4,718 reads 150 comments

  5. Mountain West Results Vs. BCS Conferences: An Analysis

    Mountain West fans always hear “you don’t measure up against the BCS conferences.” Lately, in recognition of the accomplishments of TCU, Utah, and BYU, we’ve heard, “we’ll, the top three are OK, but the league lacks depth...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 1,118 reads 11 comments

  6. College Football's Top 10 Cheerleading Squads

    It's New Years Day, we're all drinikin' tomato juice to nurse our heads through the morning, and feasting on host of college bowl games. And, given the inevitable blow out or two, the mind can start to wander...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 30,576 reads 6 comments

  7. The Anti-BCS; 16 Predicted Dregs for 2010

    We all have heard a lot of complaints about the BCS, and have seen various scenrios for a playoff. That's all well and good. But what about the downtroden, the forgotten, the little guys.....

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 737 reads 13 comments

  8. Air Force 47, Houston 20: Mountain West Continues To Dominate Bowl Season

    The Mountain West continues to dominate this bowl season, with the Air Force Falcons crushing the Houston Cougars of Conference USA 47-20...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  9. Alamo Bowl Name Change Announced

    In an effort to capitalize on the current strengths of the two teams scheduled to play this upcoming Saturday, San Antonio officials have announced that they are renaming the Alamo Bowl and have obtained a last minute sponsorship...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 3,079 reads 7 comments

  10. Brian Kelly Would Have Been a Better Fit at Florida than Notre Dame

    Rally sons of Notre Dame, Sing her glory and sound her fame... With the familiar words and tune of the Notre Dame fight song reverberating in our collective skulls, Brian Kelly, the coach of ...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 1,889 reads 40 comments

  11. Alabama Probation: Is the BCS Playing Favorites?

    This past summer, on June 11, 2009 to be exact, the NCAA announced that the Crimson Tide of Alabama football program, along with 15 of the schools other athletic teams, was on probation for three years...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 2,473 reads 88 comments

  12. Utah Beats Cal, BCS Conference Teams Play Flat Again

    ESPN announcers tonight explained several times that the California Golden Bears were "flat" and didn't "seem enthused" during their 37-27 loss to the Utah Utes in the Pointsettia Bowl tonight...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 504 reads 5 comments

  13. Misery?: Yankees, Giants, Mets, Jets, Knicks, and Rangers Bring it On!

    A survey of over 1.3 million people across the country has just been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranking the 50 states and Washington D.C. on how happy the residents of each locale are...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 784 reads 3 comments

  14. Is Andy Dalton of TCU a 2010 Heisman Candidate?

    The Horned Frogs of TCU reinvented the quarterback position back in the 1930s, when Slingin’ Sammy Baugh joined the team...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 616 reads 7 comments

  15. Strength of Schedule: Are BCS Conferences Overrated?

    We keep hearing about strength of schedule, the vaunted power of the BCS conferences. How tough, tough, tough they are. But the strength of schedule ratings are, by definition, skewed toward to BCS conferences...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 436 reads 13 comments

  16. TCU 2010 Schedule: Oregon State replaces Tech; Is Tech Ducking TCU?

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported recently that TCU and Oregon State are close to finalizing a deal that would bring Oregon State to play TCU at the new Cowboy Stadium in Arlington (aka “Jerry’s World”)...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 5,675 reads 29 comments

  17. Kick Out Baylor and Let TCU in the Big 12

    It’s time.   Time for a real playoff system in College D-1 football.  Time to finish my Christmas shopping.  Time for the Texas Rangers to finally get sold to an owner who can make payroll...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 1,241 reads 17 comments

  18. Dallas Cowboys December Debacle: 3-D Glasses Can't Hide the Pain

    The Dallas Cowboys passed out 3-D glasses to the over 90,000 fans in attendance at Jerry World this Sunday. Apparently, when you look through them, Wade Phillips is slim and handsome, the offense ...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 390 reads 1 comments

  19. Are Open Substituions Killing Club Rugby?

    After a proud history of amateur competition spanning over a century , Rugby Union bit the bullet in the mid 90’s and, as we all know, decided to embrace professionalism...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 109 reads 3 comments

  20. Who Is The Better Motivator? TCU's Patterson Or BSU's Petersen

    Motivation. Anyone who has ever played competitive sports will tell you that it is a key factor in any athletic endeavor.  Teams get up, teams get down...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 228 reads 1 comments

  21. Baseball Jones: How Long Until Pitchers and Catchers Report?

    This is when it sets in. Same time every year. The leaves fall. The skies turn cold and grey. The winds of November whip across the Great Lakes...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 397 reads 1 comments

  22. Ricky Pitino-Louisville: the Big Dog Makes His Own Rules

    Hoops The so called city game. But out in the mid section, in rural Indiana and Kentucky, it is popular beyond belief. The high school tourney in each state is fervently followed, as popularized by the film Hoosiers...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 318 reads 12 comments

  23. MLB Issues: A Second Mortgage To Go to the Ballgame Today?

    This year, we had a replay of the 1950 classic, the last time the Phillies and Yankees met for the World Championship, with both teams showing off their shiny new ballparks...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 189 reads 3 comments

  24. The Devil and Mr. Jones: The Cowboys, Culture and The Prince of Darkness

    Well, down here in Tejas, the Bible bangers are at it again. Seems there is this piece of sculpture. It’s called Caelum Moors...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 906 reads 4 comments

  25. Rebels, Utes, Redskins and Cougars: Oh My!!!! (Satire)

    The University of Mississippi has shortened one of its fight songs to discourage football fans from chanting "the South will rise again" during part of a song played by the school band before and after games...

    Eddie Dzurilla Written by Eddie Dzurilla about over 5 years ago 429 reads 3 comments