1. Top RB Prospect Bryce Brown is Just Waiting on the Money

    To celebrate or lament the decision of Bryce Brown that is the question. Brown has become the most recent top recruit to postpone his decision until after signing day...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 1,595 reads 14 comments

  2. Twelve College Football Helmets That Need a Makeover

    As an Oregon fan I embrace change when it comes to uniforms and helmets. Since I have been alive Oregon has only really gone from a design that had an interlocking U and O to the simple O on the side...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 2,138 reads 20 comments

  3. A Few Bowl Game Thoughts: The Rewards of Mediocrity and the Loss of Prestige

    Rewarding Mediocrity 34. That’s how many bowls were played this year. That means that out of 119 teams, 68 were rewarded with a bowl invite. Rewarded for having a non-losing season...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 155 reads 3 comments

  4. Looking at My College Football Preseason Bold Predictions

    OK, so I looked my preseason college football predictions over and, no, I don't have a good record, but I can admit when I am wrong. Here are my bold predictions from the preseason and what actually happened...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 299 reads 1 comments

  5. You Can't Predict a College Football Season That Will Never Happen

    As far as I know, no one can really predict the future. But that doesn’t stop people from trying to predict who will win in a matchup between two teams...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 234 reads 20 comments

  6. How I Keep Every Conference Interesting

    I love college football. It is my favorite sport to watch. I am an Oregon Ducks fan. Before the season starts, I read two to three preview magazines. Cover to cover, every team. I wake up at 6:45 a...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 109 reads 7 comments

  7. Pac-10: The Conference of Ups and Downs

    The Pac-10 has been the most varied conference in the country. What does that mean? No other conference has had the varied successes and downs that the schools in the Pac-10 have had...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about over 5 years ago 209 reads 5 comments

  8. NCAA Football Week 15 Thoughts and Opinions

    Hold On To The Ball Buffalo 42 Ball State 24: Ball State lost four fumbles and threw one interception while Buffalo only lost 2 fumbles and threw no interceptions. East Carolina 27 Tulsa 24: Tulsa threw five interceptions and lost two fumbles...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  9. College Football Championship Games and a Few Rivalries in Store for Week 15

    Wednesday, Dec. 3 Middle Tennessee at Louisiana Lafayette Whoever wins becomes bowl eligible, but I don’t think it matters. Hard to say if another Sun Belt team will get a bowl game...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  10. NCAA Football Thoughts and Opinions For Week 14

    Who Gets the Last at-Large Bid? Ok, so we have 10 BCS Bowl spots. We know Penn State, Cincinnati, and Utah are in, leaving seven spots. USC is in, unless they lose to UCLA. In which case, Oregon State gets back in...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  11. College Football: More Rivalries in Week 14

    Tuesday, Nov. 25 Western Michigan at Ball State —Well for Ball State, the BCS is out, but a potential perfect season is still on the table. Really, though, this game will decide the MAC West, or a share of it...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 495 reads 3 comments

  12. College Football Week 13 Thoughts and Opinions

    Ball State at Central Michigan Was Everything I Hoped I said I was waiting for it and I hope you all saw why. It was a great game. I really don’t feel I need to say more...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  13. College Football Playoff Proposals: 10-Team and 12-Team Setups

    With the end of the season drawing near, everyone and the President is throwing out their ideas for a major college football playoff. Well, I have two versions of the same idea...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 931 reads 10 comments

  14. Major Division and Conference Implications in College Football Week 13

    Tuesday, Nov. 18 Northern Illinois at Kent State Really not much to this one. I don’t even think it is on TV. Northern Illinois could get bowl eligible with a win. Wednesday, Nov...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 424 reads 0 comments

  15. College Football: My Thoughts and Opinions on Week 12

    Jinxing Coaches If you look back at my "Thoughts and Opinions" articles through the weeks and then look at when certain coaches were let go, you will notice that the week before Willingham ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 357 reads 3 comments

  16. The Pac 10 Features Plenty of Storylines for Week 12

    When I wrote my preview for the week, I noted that there were a couple of revenge games on hand in the Pac 10. The thing is, I underestimated the storylines of some of the lesser games in the conference for the weekend...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 144 reads 2 comments

  17. Playing for Bowl Positions and a Couple of Western Revenge Matches

    Tuesday Ball State at Miami (Ohio): Should be an easy one for Ball State to move them to 10-0 as they head into the tougher part of the schedule. Up next are Central Michigan and Western Michigan, the only other two teams that are bowl-eligible in the MAC

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 205 reads 0 comments

  18. College Football Thoughts and Opinions for Week 11

    Stanford and Vanderbilt Still Looking for Win No. 6 Stanford went 4-8 last season and has been able to improve to a five-win season but would love to get one more for bowl eligibility...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 205 reads 0 comments

  19. Six Match Ups of Ranked Teams Make Week 11 Look Good

    Tuesday, Nov. 4 Miami at Buffalo: Yeah, sure it's on, but I don’t think many will be watching. Even if Buffalo wins, moves to 5-4, and then wins out to go to 8-4, I still don’t think they would get a bowl bid...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 377 reads 0 comments

  20. My Thoughts and Opinions at Week 10

    One Loss or Not, Florida is Playing the Best Football Right Now Yes, I know they lost to unranked Mississippi. Yes, I know there are other teams out there that are undefeated, but they haven't played as well as Florida...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  21. World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, Ranked Big 12 Teams Top Week 10

    Tuesday Buffalo at Ohio Tuesday games have become pretty common. The only thing of note here is that if Ohio loses, they have no chance at bowl eligibility...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  22. College Football: Thoughts and Opinions for Week Nine

    Washington Needs to Wake Up And fire Willingham already. They keep saying they will keep him through the year, but my question is why? I don’t think it would change the outcome ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 610 reads 4 comments

  23. Could a One-Loss Team from a Non-BCS Conference Make a BCS Bowl?

    First, I just want to review the rules. This is from the BCS selection policies and procedures. The champion of Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference, the Mountain West Conference, the ...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 225 reads 3 comments

  24. Oklahoma State at Texas Caps Another Big Week in The Big 12

    Tuesday Ohio at Temple- Tuesday game in the MAC for…not much. Really the win here is just to stay eligible for a winning season. A loss puts either at 6 losses and a 6-6 at best season...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 120 reads 2 comments

  25. College Football Thoughts and Opinions on Week Eight

    BYU and TCU Down One, but Not Out After losing to TCU, BYU fell to a ranking of 18 in the AP and 17 in the coaches' poll. TCU jumped into the AP to 15 and from 24 to 15 in the coaches'...

    David Hedlind Written by David Hedlind about almost 6 years ago 122 reads 0 comments