1. College Football: Best And Worst Of Week Three

    Best:Jacory Harris This is the second big week in a row for Harris. It looks like new Miami offensive coordinator Whipple learned a lot in his five years in the NFL...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 5 years ago 240 reads 3 comments

  2. In Defense of Florida's Schedule

    Outrage at Florida's No. 1 ranking is spreading among the uninformed and envious. Many fans of lower ranked teams feel that Florida should be penalized for starting their season against ...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about 5 years ago 924 reads 95 comments

  3. Which Team Has the Hardest Out-of-Conference Schedule?

    At the heart of the controversy over using a polling system to choose a champion is the fact that strength of schedule considerations often trump outright W-L records...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about 5 years ago 404 reads 14 comments

  4. Was Tiger Woods Too Conservative at the PGA Championship?

    On the radio this morning I heard Brandon Chamblee and Tim Rosaforte conduct yet another post mortem on Tiger Wood's failure to win the PGA Championship last Sunday...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about 5 years ago 586 reads 12 comments

  5. Is 2009 Tiger Woods Best Year Ever?

    Tiger Woods surprising defeat at the hands of Y.E. Yang last Sunday has caused me to once again reflect on the career of this great golfer. I have been a keen watcher of Tiger since his 1997 Masters victory...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about 5 years ago 756 reads 47 comments

  6. Which Sport Has the Most Exclusive Playoff System?

    The answer, of course, is Division 1-A college football, where only two out of 119 teams are eligible for the two team end of year playoff...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 199 reads 19 comments

  7. How the Arizona Cardinals' Success Devalues the NFL's Regular Season

    If the Arizona Cardinals win the Super Bowl, it will be a well-earned and well-deserved victory. They will also be the undisputed champions of the NFL...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 277 reads 26 comments

  8. Why Florida Won the BCS Championship Game

    For a Gator fan, this was almost a perfect game. Although a blowout would have been more satisfying, consider this: Tebow played well enough to win, but cost himself so much money in ...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 349 reads 9 comments

  9. Attorney General of Utah to sue BCS?

    See article Utah to sue BCS This is what I'm talking about when I say a poll based eight or 16 team playoff won't work. Once you start a playoff, even a plus one, you have to let all 11 conference champions in...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 157 reads 2 comments

  10. Why Utah Should Not Be National Champion

    The sixth ranked Utah Utes just completed a dominating victory over the fourth ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, a team that spent ten weeks of the season ranked either first or second in the country...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 1,457 reads 79 comments

  11. Why the AP Poll Can't Declare a Legitimate National Champion

    I am a traditionalist in that I do not approve of the two team playoff that was created in 1998. I am in favor returning to the way things were prior to 1966, when the final polls were published in early December before the bowls...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 354 reads 2 comments

  12. A Modest Proposal to Improve the BCS

    Like it or not, the BCS system is going to be around for a long time. All playoff proposals are doomed to failure because they pressure the BCS conferences to relinquish their power and distribute revenue more equitably to the non-BCS conferences...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 170 reads 1 comments

  13. Matt Grothe: The Most Underrated Player in College Football

    The most underrated player is...drumroll please...South Florida's Matt Grothe. Is Grothe better than Pat White? I'm a big Pat White fan and think he deserves to be included in arguments about which college QB is the greatest ever...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 681 reads 11 comments

  14. Top Five Second Half of the Season Meltdowns

    1. Vanderbilt The Commodores started 5-0, beating two Top 25 teams, and rising to a national ranking of No. 13. An all too predictable 1-6 finish brought home the meltdown trophy. 2...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 155 reads 3 comments

  15. Five Reasons Why College Football Bowl Games Matter

    Except for the National Championship game, all the bowl games are technically exhibition matches in the sense that they have no bearing on conference standings or the national championship...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 329 reads 4 comments

  16. College Football's Best and Worst Bowl Matchups

    Best 1. Florida vs. Oklahoma This contest has drawn praise from even the most ardent BCS critics and highlights an advantage the BCS two-team playoff has over an expanded playoff: ...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 722 reads 15 comments

  17. Biggest Second Half of Season Comebacks in College Football

    1. Clemson Ranked ninth preseason, Clemson was sent into a tailspin by Alabama in week one. The beleaguered Tigers were 3-4 on November 1st as they traveled to Boston with their new coach...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 391 reads 8 comments

  18. The Five Most Important College Football Plays of 2008

    1. Graham Harrell's 28-yard TD pass to Michael Crabtree as time expired to beat Texas. This play cost the Longhorns the Big 12 South Division title and probably a spot in the NC game...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 559 reads 17 comments

  19. The Most Valuable Quarterbacks in College Football

    1. Tim Tebow A QB who can stand up a linebacker in the open field - and love every second of it - is unique in the history of the sport, college or pro...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about over 5 years ago 330 reads 7 comments

  20. Most Overrated Teams Of 2008

    Georgia Ranked No. 1 preseason. During the summer, Moreno and Stafford sucked up more glossy newsprint than Brad and Angie. Expectations in Athens had never been higher...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 113 reads 6 comments

  21. Best and Worst College Football TV Announcers

    Best Todd Blackledge My favorite color commentator. Likable. Knowledgeable. Knows when to talk and when not to. Came up with the favorite local restaurant bit. Verne Lundquist My favorite play-by-play announcer...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,340 reads 14 comments

  22. My Final College Football Strength of Schedule Rankings

    As my regular readers know, I have developed a unique strength of schedule ranking. It is point based and primarily quantitative, but does have subjective elements...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,099 reads 6 comments

  23. USC Is the Biggest BCS Hard Luck Case of 2008

    The conventional wisdom this year is that Texas is the most deserving "left out" of 2008. I beg to differ. I understand that Texas has entered a Bizarro world where they have to watch a team they beat play for the National Championship...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 347 reads 7 comments

  24. Congratulations to the Oklahoma Sooners: 2008 National Champions!

    My regular readers know that I'm firmly against a playoff in college football. What they don't know is that I'm in favor of eliminating the BCS system. That's because the BCS is actually a playoff, even it has only a two-team bracket...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,091 reads 38 comments

  25. The BCS: Responsible for Global Warming?

    Sometimes I don't think there is any limit to what the BCS gets blamed for. AIDS crisis? BCS's fault. World War II? Yep, BCS again. Here's a couple of the latest loony stories cooked up by playoff fanatics...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,105 reads 22 comments