1. Flag Football: Mel Kiper vs. Todd McShay

    Can Mel Kiper throw a football? Can he draw up a play? Can Todd McShay run? Can he block? These expert scouts should be put to the test on their true football knowledge and skill. I propose a flag football game between Kiper and McShay...

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  2. Why The Non-BCS Teams Don't Deserve a Chance Under The Current BCS

    Lately, there has been a lot of clamor from the non-BCS (or non-AQ) teams and their fans for consideration as title-contenders. Under the current BCS system, there are only two teams each year that gain the privilege of playing for a BCS national title...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Nick The Only about almost 5 years ago 948 reads 54 comments

  3. Florida Football, By The Numbers

    Just a list of Florida's strengths, statistically speaking.  At the end, I add a few of my thoughts on the stats and some interesting differences from last year...

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  4. Just Win: Florida Showed Championship Mettle In Win Over Vols

    Florida was favored to beat Tennessee by 28.5 points, but won by just ten. After a frustratingly "slow" game, some say there is cause for concern. Some are even saying Florida showed signs of weakness...

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  5. Conference Report Cards: Week One

    Week One is almost done—except for an Ole Miss game today against an overmatched opponent and a couple of intra-conference tussles in the ACC (Miami-FSU) and Big East (Rutgers-Cincinatti) Labor Day...

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  6. Roll Call: Gator Playmakers and Gamebreakers

    The loss of RB/WR Percy Harvin as an early entry to the NFL left the 2009 Gators with Tim Tebow, and mere mortals for playmakers. Without Harvin and WR Louis Murphy, Florida needs to replace 14 receiving touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns...

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  7. Stats Don't Lie: Tim Tebow Is a Better Downfield Passer Than Sam Bradford

    There is perception. And there is reality. The perception is that Sam Bradford is a do-it-all NFL prototype passer, while Tim Tebow is just a fullback who gets by as a college passer...

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  8. Florida and Oklahoma Streaking Into Title Game: Who Survives?

    Florida and Oklahoma meet in Miami on Jan. 8, 2009 to play for the BCS Title. It is appropriate (but not expected—see LSU last year, for example) that the Sooners and Gators enter the game as two of the hottest teams in the nation...

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  9. The All-Important Statistic: Third Down Defense (A Florida Case Study)

    Early this year I wrote an article detailing my thoughts on the 2007 Florida Gators' defensive struggles. As I discussed in the article, solid third down defense is one of the most important aspects of a championship caliber team...

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  10. First Quarter Progress Report on My Preseason Predictions

    Prior to the start of the season, I published an article detailing my top 10 predictions for the 2008 season. Because roughly one quarter of the season is in the books, I've decided to do a quick progress report on these predictions...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Nick The Only about 6 years ago 367 reads 3 comments

  11. The Experience Equation: Florida Gators Face Many Green Gunslingers

    Recently, I've heard several commentators downplay the Florida Gators' early season success by pointing out that Florida has faced two teams with first-time starters at quarterback...

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  12. Piece of (Cup)cake: Predicting Week One of the College Football Season

    Finally, Week One of the 2008 NCAA football season is upon us. We're all thoroughly excited for another crazy year like 2007 (especially LSU fans). With the season so close, it is only natural that I make my picks for the first week of action...

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  13. Florida Has the Most Talented Backfield in the SEC

    One of the keys to winning a championship is having a productive and reliable running game. The last two national champions were SEC teams that employed diverse rushing attacks, featuring ...

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  14. Ten Predictions for the 2008 NCAA Football Season

    In anticipation of the 2008 season kicking off less than four weeks from now, I have decided to compile a list of predictions. Bash them if you want, but I'd bet that I get at least one right...

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  15. Florida Gators' Third Down Defense Will Determine 2008 Success (UPDATED!)

    (SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR UPDATE) Flashback to fall 2007. It's 3rd-and-12 in a close game. Tim Tebow and the dynamic Florida offense are on the sideline. If you're a Florida Gator fan, you're as nervous as Dick Cheney's hunting partner...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Nick The Only about 6 years ago 836 reads 5 comments

  16. Darkhorse Heisman Hopefuls: Players in the shadows of Heisman-worthy teammates

    Every year you see hundreds of Heisman predictions from various publications, blogs and websites. The majority of these prognosticators are choosing popular names like Georgia RB Knowshon Moreno, Ohio St...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Nick The Only about 6 years ago 394 reads 14 comments