1. BYU: The Key To Conference Realignment

    In my opinion, the decision BYU makes to stay in the Mountain West or go independent will shape how conference realignment turns out. Should they stay in the Mountain West, the conference will have 11 teams...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about 4 years ago 886 reads 14 comments

  2. 2010 Pac-10: Looking Ahead

    As I have stated in my last couple pieces, even though it has been a few weeks, expansion passed me by as several conferences made their moves while I was busy with other parts of my life...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about 4 years ago 671 reads 13 comments

  3. SEC 2010: Looking Ahead

    The has settled on expansion and realignment, at least for now. I had to question why the SEC was even thinking of expansion...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about 4 years ago 747 reads 5 comments

  4. 2010 Big Ten: Looking Ahead

    Well expansion got ahead of my writing and even though the Big Ten did in fact add Nebraska for the 2011 season, it is still up in the air if they are done or not. For now it would appear they are...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 602 reads 0 comments

  5. NCAA Conference Realignment: Where Does the Loss Of Boise State Leave The WAC?

    It came as no surprise to anyone that Boise State made a move to the Mountain West. The fans of college football saw it coming. The rest of the WAC saw it coming. The WAC commissioner saw it coming...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 1,050 reads 2 comments

  6. 2010 Big 12 Football: Looking Ahead

    This is the last season of the Big 12 as we have come to know it. If you have been reading what I have been writing lately, you know I have been talking about potential expansion...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 362 reads 2 comments

  7. 2010 ACC: Looking Ahead

    I started this series of articles on the conferences for the 2010 season before all this expansion and realignment started. Of course none of this will take place until after this coming season so I am going to continue on...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 805 reads 1 comments

  8. College Football Expansion Thoughts and Questions

    Various thoughts and questions have crossed my mind over the last couple days having to do with expansion and what could happen with it. Just wanted to share. 1...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 601 reads 1 comments

  9. Pac-10 Expansion: Some Questions for the Future of the Conference

    With the OK to move forward on expansion, commissioner Larry Scott now has more on his plate than maybe he was expecting this quickly...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 609 reads 2 comments

  10. 2010 Big East Football: Looking Ahead

    People continue to question the validity of the Big East as a BCS conference. Do they still deserve an automatic bid to the BCS? Do they have a legit National Championship contender? ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 1,187 reads 1 comments

  11. Mountain West Looking Ahead Update

    In light of the newest rumor of the Pac-10 potentially making some invites to half of the Big XII schools and staying with the rumors of the Big 10 eyeballing Nebraska and Missouri, ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 418 reads 18 comments

  12. 2010 Mountain West: Looking Ahead

    Lately the question about Mountain West bowl games has been, "which BCS bowl will they get to?" Then there is "can they get to the Championship game?" I also wonder if a one loss champion can get into a BCS game...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 593 reads 5 comments

  13. Pac-10 Out of Conference Rivalries: Actual and Potential

    One of the most appealing points of the Pac-10 is the inlaid natural rivalry every school has. Arizona-Arizona State Cal-Stanford Oregon-Oregon State UCLA-USC Washington-Washington ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 877 reads 27 comments

  14. College Football Things That Bug Me Part 3

    Its been a while since I added to the list of things that bug me. So far there are two articles actually titled that and another that was a little less direct. Anyway just a few more things that have come up that I have to put out there...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 990 reads 16 comments

  15. 2010 Conference USA: Looking Ahead

    I am still not real sure on the exact placement of Conference USA in terms of where they stand in conference rankings. I think they are easily behind the Mountain West, but could be argued just ahead or just behind the WAC...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 692 reads 11 comments

  16. College Football 2009 Season Review: 17 Bold Predictions Revisited

    Plenty of time has now passed since the end of the college football season. The coaching field has changed as much as I think it will for the off season so I feel like I can now look back at my bold predictions to see how I did...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  17. 2010 WAC: Looking Ahead

    Suddenly the rumors have started coming that the Mountain West will be active instead of reactive in all this expansion hoopla...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 915 reads 6 comments

  18. 2010 College Football Independents: Looking Ahead

    Notre Dame is at the heart of expansion talk, again, or should I say as usual? Seems like everyone outside of the Notre Dame fanbase wants them in the Big Ten. Rumors are, of course, moving that the Big Ten has extended an invite...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 728 reads 43 comments

  19. 2010 MId-American Conference: A Look Ahead

    To be honest, I can’t find a whole lot of off season news for the Mid-American Conference. But I write on...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 393 reads 2 comments

  20. 2010 Sun Belt Conference: Looking Ahead

    Making strides is hard when you are considered the bottom of the barrel. The Sun Belt conference must be doing a little something right because they doubled their bowl affiliations after last season...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 230 reads 8 comments

  21. College Football's New Taunting Rule Clarification

    The NCAA set some new rules and it seems that there is quite a bit of confusion, or maybe no research into, at least one. The taunting rule. Yes this will be a judgement call, but no more than holding or pass interference...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 751 reads 7 comments

  22. Suspended Oregon Duck Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli Returns To Practice

    The Oregon Ducks football team return to the practice field has been met with much excitement from fans and much more criticism from everyone else. OK, so there has been some criticism from fans as well, but more from outside fan bases...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 792 reads 4 comments

  23. Oregon Ducks Basketball: Why the Program Has More to Offer Than Some Think

    Rumors, rumors, rumors. Who has Oregon actually contacted? Have they actually offered the head coaching job to anybody? Billy Donovan, Jamie Dixon, Tubby Smith, Mark Few, Tom ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 1,413 reads 4 comments

  24. As Big East Pulls Partnership, International Bowl Dissolved

    Think of this as something of a follow-up to my previous article about the bowls. The International Bowl is no more. Unable to retain the Big East as a partner, the Toronto-based bowl will close up shop...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  25. More Bowl Games on the Horizon: Will There Be Enough Eligible Teams?

    In the already saturated market of college bowl games, there are three more on the list awaiting approval. So far all three have fulfilled all the requirements and are now just waiting to see if the NCAA will give them the go-ahead...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 4 years ago 201 reads 13 comments