1. College Football Week 1: I Smell a Blowout

    I know I may be in the minority here on more than just a few issues. I am not in favor of the NCAA’s new Horse Collar Rule, I think there is no way Georgia wins the National Title, ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  2. America Loves an Underdog; Especially One With Good Odds

    When I lived in Cincinnati, I used to do guest spots three or four times a year analyzing the ponies on the “Regular Guy” handicapping show broadcast from River Downs race track...

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  3. Outside College Football’s Top 25: Possible Party Crashers

    If I have a choice of watching another sport besides college football, it has to be boxing. I have seen all of the greats throughout the years, and my favorite right now is Manny Pacquiao...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 233 reads 3 comments

  4. College Football's Top 25 2008 According to Vegas: #1-10

    I forgot to mention I saw Charlie Weis a few weeks ago. He was at Wrigley Field on a beautiful summer day here in Chicago singing "Take me out to the ball game" for the seventh inning stretch ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 934 reads 15 comments

  5. The Numbers Don’t Lie: The Big 12 Is Overrated

    As you all have probably seen by now, the AP poll is out, and it’s once again littered with Big 12 teams. When we left off last January, there were four Big 12 teams ranked in the top 10 and five in the top 25...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 818 reads 43 comments

  6. College Football Fans: It’s All About the “We,” Not Wii

    Growing up in Miami, I never knew what a crisp Fall day was. I knew what going back to school was but the whole crisp Fall day was a mystery to me. I never saw what this whole leaves falling thing was all about either...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 419 reads 4 comments

  7. College Football 2008: I Guess You Can Call Them Playoffs

    I don't own an iphone. I'm not one of those cell phone people and when you call mine, you'll usually get my voice mail. Okay, change that, you'll always get my voice mail. I have over 4,500 "rollover" minutes in my account...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  8. Too Much Football? That's What The NCAA Is Telling Us

    Does the NCAA really expect us to believe that we're getting too much football, even more than we want? If this sounds silly, that's because it is, and once again we have to question who is running the show and what is their motive...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 203 reads 4 comments

  9. College Football’s Top Ten All Time Winning Programs

    I’m not embarrassed to say this; I enjoy watching daytime weekday baseball. I say this not because you’ll see me singing the “stretch” over at Wrigley anytime soon but ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 4,148 reads 2 comments

  10. The Unbiased College Football Preseason Top 25: Nos. 11-25

    I'm not a big fan of preseason polls. They usually just provide unsubstantiated fodder for teams that haven't accomplished much on a football field to stake their claim to greatness, which everyone else knows they won't be holding on to for very long...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 360 reads 0 comments

  11. College Football 2008: Some Things I Won’t Miss Once They Finally Kick Off

    I’ve begun to notice that the further it gets from college football season the more analogies I use about the game and the closer it gets the less I use...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 235 reads 0 comments

  12. College Football 2008: The Winningest Active Coaches

    I've really enjoyed the past few days. It's great to know that there are so many great college football fans out there and it's unbelievable how we all connect...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 2,100 reads 0 comments

  13. Which School's Graduation Rate Puts the 'Student' in 'Student-Athlete'?

    Being a Miami fan isn't easy and not living in Miami for quite some time can make it even tougher. Throw in that the team has been on a bit of a down swing lately (haven't been in National ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 2,244 reads 7 comments

  14. Are Georgia and Clemson Rankings Just a Mirage?

    I'm still puzzled as to why the Georgia Bulldogs are No. 1 in just about all of the polls, and why Clemson is just about everyone's choice to win the ACC...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 339 reads 4 comments

  15. College Football 2008: Top 25 Of The Past 10 Years—Numbers 11-25

    I guess I just never knew people who root for the University of Alabama are so sensitive. While I was critical of Alabama in my recent article, "Who's #1? Alabama For Now But The Georgia ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 315 reads 0 comments

  16. College Football 2008: Some Things We Won’t See

    We were at an art show yesterday, and to make a long story short it got really sunny and my wife wanted a hat so we were near a gigantic sports store here in Chicago who really aren't ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  17. Who’s #1? Alabama For Now, But The Georgia Bulldogs Are On Their Heels

    I don’t personally know a lot of these coaches and at least I’m honest about that. We all know that I often use a quirky thing they seem to do, the way they carry themselves ...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 287 reads 41 comments

  18. Top Ten College Football Teams of the Last 10 Years

    I’ve been out talking to the people and cajoling with the College Football fans; the season is just a few short weeks away and I have to say it feels great...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 2,166 reads 7 comments

  19. College Football 2008: Some Trends Are Stronger Than Others

    I've almost completed my eBook which I'm going to be giving away for free just as soon as the new site is up and running...

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  20. College Football 2008: More Trends Against The Spread

    I'm feeling a little out of sorts about the Olympics. On one hand I don't care but on the other hand I want to care. I grew up with the Olympics on ABC and the voice of Jim McKay...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  21. 2008 USA Today Coaches College Football Poll: Why Bother?

    I'm still dumbfounded by the USA Today 2008 Pre Season Poll on several fronts. First, I don't have any clue what the point of a pre season poll is...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  22. College Football 2008: More Trends; When Home Cooking Tastes Bad

    My friend Fitz has a theory that you can tell everything you need to know about someone by picking up their Ipod , clicking "shuffle songs" and just checking what the first ten songs are...

    Mitch  Wilson Written by Mitch Wilson about 6 years ago 58 reads 0 comments