1. Week 3 College Football Outlook: Road Test Saturday or Bloody Saturday

    Here we go, I’m very late in putting up this article, so it will be fast and to the point. I will say however this “Road Test Saturday” could quickly become “Bloody ...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 3 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  2. College Football 2011 Week 2: 3 Games to Watch For

    Well, I had too much faith in one SEC team and not enough in the new addition to the conference (lawsuit pending). Texas A&M and Georgia made me look like an idiot last week, so I start out 1-1, and really whiffed on the Upset Alert...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 3 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  3. College Football 2011 Week 1: Three Games to Watch for

    Well, it's time for the third season of my Three Games of the Week installment. For those of you new to the series, each Wednesday evening/Thursday morning I will post three games that I have chosen that I believe are the must see games of the week...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 3 years ago 677 reads 1 comments

  4. SEC Football 2011 East Division Preview: Beware of Georgia Dawgs

    It took me about 15 minutes to figure out who was going to win the SEC Western Division. It has taken me a few weeks to do the same for the SEC East. Mainly because, there are three teams that have a excellent shot to win the division...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 3 years ago 628 reads 2 comments

  5. 2011 SEC Football: Western Division Season Preview and Predictions

    It’s been a while but it is finally time to dust off the pads, polish the helmets and plan your Saturdays around visits to your alma mater, or your favorite school (for you sidewalk alumni)...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about 3 years ago 1,009 reads 9 comments

  6. From a Proud Alabama Alum, Thank You

    From an alumni of the University of Alabama, I’m sure I can speak for the vast majority of us, that the outpouring of support has been much appreciated from around the nation...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about 3 years ago 1,261 reads 13 comments

  7. SEC Basketball: Have Alabama and Georgia Done Enough?

    After leaving the Georgia Dome today, we clearly saw who the two best teams in the conference are—when each kicks it into another gear. Today, both Florida and Kentucky showed why they are serious Final Four contenders...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about over 3 years ago 656 reads 7 comments

  8. SEC Basketball: Who's In and Who's Out of the 2011 NCAA Tournament

    Well as we head into the final week of regular season play, a familiar story has popped up. Alabama and Florida will compete for the SEC Championship...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about over 3 years ago 1,162 reads 2 comments

  9. BCS National Championship Preview and Prediction from a Crimson Tide Perspective

    Okm so what did I miss? Well after taking a sabbatical, I return on the eve of Alaba...wait AUBURN’S CHAMPIONSHIP RUN? A season that we entered into with all kinds of certainties, ...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about over 3 years ago 1,155 reads 21 comments

  10. NCAA Football Outlook Week 10: Mountain West Showdown and Saban Bowl IV

    After taking a week off to really survey the landscape this is what I’ve learned as we head toward third base of the college football season (unfortunately)...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about over 3 years ago 121 reads 2 comments

  11. NCAA Football Outlook Week 8: Biggest Tiger Bowl in Some Time

    Since I waited until midnight of game week, I’m not even going to bother on things that I learned last week. Other than that being No. 1 right now on the road is a curse, and that we are staring at a wild BCS year...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  12. College Football Week 7 Outlook: Who's No. 1 Now?

    3 Things I Learned From Last Week 1. Well let the chaos begin. With Alabama losing, now look for weird things to happen in the BCS upcoming...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 194 reads 4 comments

  13. Week 6 College Football Outlook: Big Big Ten Showdown at the Big House

    3 Things We Learned First and foremost, a busy week for me so sorry for the lateness of the article. 1. The SEC West is the dominant division by a mile now. Once thought that Florida was an equal, now is just part of the pack chasing Alabama...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  14. Week 5 College Football Outlook: Alabama/Florida Part 3

    3 Things I Learned From Last Week 1. Alabama displayed the heart of a champion. They didn’t play to the level of their competition. They just plain played horrendous in the 1st half...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  15. Week 4 College Football Outlook: Tide Begins SEC Gauntlet

    3 Things I Learned Last Week 1. The SEC is a pretty weak conference. This is not a slight against Alabama, I think they are very legitimate, but the rest of the conference is very mediocre...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  16. Tune Ups For The Top Teams: Week 3 College Football Preview

    What a week that was in college football, the "big" matches were more interesting by name than their actual games themselves. But all in all everyone that was seriously in the national title race, survived and thrived...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  17. Show Me Saturday: Week 2 College Football Outlook

    Before I go and preview my three games to watch for Week 2, here is a brief recap of what I took from Week 1: 1. My apologies to Boise St. You played tough, even though you became gassed towards the end of the game, you pulled it out...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 111 reads 5 comments

  18. We Begin Again: College Football Week 1 Outlook

    I figured that I would bring an article that I have written in the past for other sites to Bleacher Report, where I basically pick three things that we learned from the previous week, coupled with three games that I will pick for the following week...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  19. College Football Playoff Round 1 Complete

    Well I’m a little late publishing the recap but here’s what happened in the 2nd half of the NCAA Preseason Top 25 Tournament: Oklahoma 27 Utah 17 Utah made two crucial turnovers (INTs) in the red zone...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 25 reads 0 comments

  20. Hogs, Tigers, Badgers, and Tar Heels Advance in Tournament

    LSU dominates Georgia Tech This game was pretty much a squash. Georgia Tech couldn’t get anything done on offense only producing 109 yards of offense, of which they rushed 30 times for a pathetic 61 yards...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  21. 2010 College Football Preseason Top 25 Playoff

    The USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll just came out, and to no ones surprise the defending national champions are atop the poll. Now with that said, I just recently purchased NCAA Football 11 for my XBox 360...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about almost 4 years ago 772 reads 33 comments

  22. Trojan War: USC's Long Road To Recovery and Redemption

    There are many sports prognosticators that nonchalantly say that USC will return after some massive NCAA sanctions. I would argue that USC is in such a mess right now that it is a question of not "when" USC will get back up, but "if...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about 4 years ago 740 reads 14 comments

  23. 2010 SEC East Preview: Beware of Dawgs

    Happy 4th of July, and I expect a few fireworks from Gainesville due to this outlook. For those that haven’t had the chance to read my SEC West Outlook, click here...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about 4 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  24. 2010 SEC West Preview: Still At High Tide

    After all was said and done, the SEC remained a consistent entity throughout the “conference expansion” ordeal. And consistency is the key word for any team vying to head to Atlanta for the SEC Championship...

    Allen Smith Written by Allen Smith about 4 years ago 1,032 reads 5 comments