1. NCAA Football 2010: Six Rivalry Games That Will Lose Their Importance

    It's three full weeks into the 2010 college football season, and trends are starting to emerge. Some of the usual suspects hit the "UP" button on the elevator once again, while others are in free fall...

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  2. Clemson Tiger Football 2010: What We Know After the Auburn Heartbreaker

    There's no such thing as a good loss. Clemson made the trip to the Jordan-Hare Stadium with a lot on their plate...

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  3. NCAA Football 2010: Can The Clemson Tigers Save the ACC's Reputation at Auburn?

    It wasn't supposed to be this way. Virginia Tech was supposed to prove that they were a legitimate top ten power by beating Boise State, then beat up on a cupcake...

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  4. College Football Week One: Where Jax State's Upset Of Ole Miss Ranks

    This was certainly one for the ages. Tiny Jacksonville State came into Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford and erased a 31-10 halftime deficit to ultimately win in two overtimes...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about almost 4 years ago 2,840 reads 13 comments

  5. Clemson Tiger 2010 Defense: Still Work to Do On Solving Misdirection

    The scoreboard looked fine, and the offense (especially on the ground) did also. However, there were some disturbing trends with other statistics taken from Saturday's Tigers win over North Texas in Death Valley...

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  6. College Football Predictions: Six Games ADs Wish They Hadn't Scheduled

    The vast majority of the time, non-conference games are set years in advance, long before recruiting classes are signed and expectations develop. Sometimes they develop into classics, like a Texas visit to Ohio State on a night in 2005...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 2,823 reads 6 comments

  7. CFB Predictions: The 10 Easiest Home Schedules in 2010

    There's a lot of variation in home schedules when it comes to the BCS conferences. Observe the national champions, the Alabama Crimson Tide...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 3,806 reads 19 comments

  8. College Football Predictions: Surprise Winners of Every BCS Conference

    College football is stocked with surprises every year. The Southern Cal Trojans took a Thursday night road trip to Corvallis, Oregon a couple of years ago for a gimme conference game...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 6,276 reads 31 comments

  9. The Little Brothers of College Football

    The recent conference near-meltdown reminds us all of the delicate balance that college football remains in. Fueled by network and BCS money, these often uneasy alliances dictate what matchups we see during the season and right around New Years...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 1,518 reads 3 comments

  10. FIFA World Cup 2010: Officiating Once Again Erodes Credibility at Tournament

    Something must be done. It’s not about the ball. It’s not about venue. Sadly, it has often ceased to be about the players. The officiating is simply that bad. It’s an equal opportunity offender...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 276 reads 8 comments

  11. College Football's Realignment Aftermath: Renaming the New Conferences

    The names probably won't change. But they could. And they should. When Penn State joined the Big Ten in the 1990s, the conference now had 11 teams. Yet they played on as the Big Ten...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 4,192 reads 11 comments

  12. 2010 NBA Mock Draft : Kentucky Still Rules the First Round

    The investigation into Eric Bledsoe's high school transcript may cloud the issue a bit, but the Kentucky Wildcats will send more players into this year's first round than any other school...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 2,712 reads 3 comments

  13. Conference Realignment: Where Does Clemson Fit Into the Picture?

    Don’t blink. You might miss something. The landscape of college football is in the process of changing drastically. There are no schools that will be insulated from the effects of this conference realignment...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 2,214 reads 8 comments

  14. Eight Ways Conference Realignment Will Erode College Football

    It's going to get worse. The dominoes have already started to fall, with Colorado headed to the Pac 10 and Nebraska reportedly joining the Big 10. Whether the Pac 10 becomes a 16 team super-conference remains to be seen, but don't bet against it...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 3,514 reads 9 comments

  15. Ten College Football Coaches Who Probably Hate Their Quarterbacks

    It can be a tenuous relationship. Everyone has seen it on the sidelines before. A quarterback's face mask grabbed by an irate head coach, who seems to be convinced that his signal caller will get the message if he just screams a few decibels louder...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 2,565 reads 17 comments

  16. Winning the Big One: The Top 12 Current Big Game Coaches of the BCS Era

    Who is really the best when it comes to the big game? Perhaps applying a formula to the records of the top names in the college coaching ranks will make it easy to tell...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 5,055 reads 11 comments

  17. Clemson Tigers' Football History: The Villains

    It's part of any major college football program. With heroes, there must be villains. For every school's Danny Ford, there exists a Bobby Bowden. In short, everyone has a foil. Clemson is no different...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 17,277 reads 10 comments

  18. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Kentucky Dominates The First Round

    Sometimes you can have too much talent on a team. Kentucky was the pick of many to win the 2010 NCAA title, but it was not to be. Maybe it was Calipari, maybe it was the youth of the squad, maybe it just wasn't meant to be...

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  19. All Aboard the Train: The Top 10 College Football Bandwagon Fan Groups

    Everyone loves a winner. That being said, there are some programs whose fans show up, regardless of the record, weather conditions, or prospects for a major bowl bid...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 9,315 reads 67 comments

  20. Columbus Crisis: Why Ohio State Won't Win a BCS Title in 2010

    There is talk in Columbus that this is the year. This is the year when all the near-misses come to an end. This is the year that all the talent comes to fruition. This is the year that Ohio State will hoist the BCS trophy when it is all said and done...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 2,829 reads 149 comments

  21. Tim Tebow NFL Jersey Sales: Eight People We Know Haven't Bought One

    Perhaps the most storied college football career has come to a close. A certain Florida quarterback leaves Gainesville with two SEC Titles, two BCS Championship rings, and a Heisman trophy...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 5,201 reads 52 comments

  22. Clemson Tigers 2010: Eight Things We Know Following Spring Practice

    Spring practice, along with the Orange and White game, have come and gone for Tiger Nation. Even with the talent the Tigers lost to graduation, optimism still reigns in the Upstate...

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  23. Power Ranking the 10 Worst Mascots in College Football

    This is as bad as it gets. This is the other side of the coin. Recently we've explored the best mascots in the land. Now here's a look at the mascots that make you want to gag...

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  24. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: No. 1 Might Surprise You

    It's way, way too early to be speculating. But it's fun, so why not? Here's a few wild projections about what Thursday night might look like 51 weeks from now...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 2,574 reads 6 comments

  25. NFL Draft 2010: A Look at the Clemson Draftees

    The 2010 edition of the NFL draft has come and gone. Five former Clemson Tigers are headed to the professional ranks as draftees. Others will have their opportunity to sign with NFL teams as free agents...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,287 reads 0 comments