1. True Champions: Predicting the 2010 Mythical 16-Team BCS Playoff

    As the regular season comes to an end, most college football fans (except for TCU supporters) are content with a possible Oregon-Auburn BCS Championship game...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about over 3 years ago 521 reads 3 comments

  2. Passing the Torch: Why LaMichael James Is the Next LaDainian Tomlinson

    At this point, LaMichael James clearly is playing below the level of LaDainian Tomlinson in his prime. A time will come when Tomlinson retires, and believe his younger clone will be ready to shine...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about over 3 years ago 2,046 reads 15 comments

  3. Looking Back: Stanford, Texas, And Florida Show Why Preseason Polls Gotta Go

    It has been over three months since the AP Preseason Top 25 poll was released. For years, skeptics around the country have discussed the downside and inaccurate nature of releasing a poll before games have even been played...

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  4. Oregon Football: History Shows Jeff Maehl Owns Oregon State and Arizona

    Fours years of collegiate football has turned Jeff Maehl from a 6'1", defensive back into a steady, tough receiver that could be considered the best in the Pac-10...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about almost 4 years ago 1,157 reads 2 comments

  5. 14 Pac-10 Football Players Primed for Big Games in Week 2

    Week 1 of college football is in the books. The Pac-10 provided a blend of blowouts, explosive offense, missed opportunities (Oregon State), and expected outcomes (WSU)...

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  6. Move Over, Boise State: Utah Is Also Primed for BCS Title Run

    Consistently overlooked by the national media, Utah has a great opportunity to jump Boise State later in the season and take the Broncos' chair in a potential BCS title run. Utah welcomed 15th-ranked Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City on Thursday night...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about almost 4 years ago 738 reads 7 comments

  7. SEC Parlay: Seven Free Betting Picks for Week 1 of College Football

    Today we return to the insanity of another college football season. This weekend the average and obsessed gamblers of the world will flock to sporting books to place their wages and watch their bets...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about almost 4 years ago 427 reads 1 comments

  8. Pac-10 Parlay: Seven Free Betting Picks for Week 1 of College Football

    The casinos of Las Vegas must be excited. Every sportsbook in the city will be packed with excitement, booze, and bets as the opening weekend of college football meets a three-day holiday weekend...

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  9. College Training Camps: Who Finished Excited, Relieved, and Disappointed

    The wait is nearly over. After nine months of game day silence, the excitement of college football returns this Thursday. Coaches and players have completed training camps, game week preparations have begun, and depth charts are nearly finalized...

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  10. Quiz Time: Test Your Knowledge of Who Is Who In College Football

    We are now less then eight days away from the beginning the 2010 season. Coaches are naming starters, depth charts are being formed, and the entertainment of fall camp is nearing an end...

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  11. College Football: The 10 Most Enjoyable Coaching Personalities

    In college football, winning is everything. Soft, easy coaches may relate with their players, but if victories don't follow then a coach will soon be unemployed...

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  12. Pure Numbers: Ranking The Top 50 College Programs of the Past Decade

    Today, it is time to post an unbiased list based simply on a programs winning percentage over the past decade. Much like baseball, the variables are going to be thrown out and statistics will rule the college football world...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,920 reads 13 comments

  13. Pac-10 Football: The 20 Most Entertaining Players of the Past Decade

    Whether it's strength, speed or personality, the Pac-10 conference has provided an abundance of entertaining athletes over the past decade...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 4,125 reads 11 comments

  14. 2010 College Football Predictions: Which Pac-10 Team Is Rose Bowl Bound?

    Outside of Pac-10 and Big Ten country, many college football fans don't truly understand the tradition of the Rose Bowl...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,552 reads 4 comments

  15. NFL: 10 Rookies Not Named Tebow Or Bradford Making Noise in Preseason

    The scheduled slate of preseason games are now in full swing. With the exception of tonight's Monday night game, the second week is complete...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 2,849 reads 10 comments

  16. New Mexico State Aggies Ban Team Use of Twitter

    New Mexico State coach DeWayne Walker joined Chris Peterson of Boise State in banning the use of Twitter by his players. As the use of social networking has grown, so have the issues associated with the use of such a open, fast method of communication...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 359 reads 1 comments

  17. The 10 Most Explosive Offenses of the Past Five Years

    In the world of college football, an explosive offense provides leads and great defenses hold them. The past five seasons have given fans an abundance of offensive yards, talented skill position players, and few reasons to remain seated...

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  18. Oregon Football: A Look at Former Ducks in College Football

    Like any other successful program, the Oregon Ducks have seen their share of talent leave the Eugene area. Whether it is because of academics, personal conduct, or a lack of playing time, many commits and players never end college where they begin...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,324 reads 3 comments

  19. UCLA's Rahim Moore: The Best Safety In College Football

    Undervalued, and underappreciated, Rahim Moore's play goes unnoticed east of the Rocky Mountains for the most part. Recently, the UCLA program has fallen short of expectations resulting in less attention from the national media...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,699 reads 1 comments

  20. The Oregonian's John Canzano: The Leader in Critical Writing

    The editor's of the Oregonian in Portland, Oregon know they have a good thing on their hands. Researching and writing about the world of sports, John Canzano has the ability to produce ...

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  21. 2010 College Football Predictions: 10 Programs That Should Jump From FCS

    As many know, the landscape and structure of college football is far from perfect. A major concern is the fact that .500 football teams accept bids to play in bowl games every year...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 2,644 reads 3 comments

  22. Game Changers: College Football's 10 Best Return Specialists

    Special teams play can define a game, season, and even a player's career. Any team with an effective return specialist can attest to the momentum, field position, and emotion that results from a big punt or kickoff return...

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  23. Jeremiah Masoli: Why Pac-10 Fans Will Be Following Ole Miss in 2010

    As a lifelong Oregon and Pac-10 fan, I can be grouped with the masses in that I am sick of hearing about Jeremiah Masoli...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,701 reads 7 comments

  24. Breaking Down the AP Poll: The 10 Best Programs of the Past 20 Years

    The past twenty years have seen the rise and fall of many prestigious programs. The AP Poll has been in use since 1936, and even with the addition of the BCS, it still holds a place in the college football landscape...

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  25. Noel Devine: The Preseason Front-Runner for the Heisman Trophy

    In theory, the Heisman Trophy is annually awarded to a player that means the most to the success of his team. Routinely the award is given to the most important player on one of the best teams in college football...

    Philip  Dodson Written by Philip Dodson about 4 years ago 1,215 reads 25 comments