1. How I Broke the Oklahoma, Texas, Texas Tech Tie

    As my regular readers know, I have been developing a new system to judge the end of year BCS beauty contest...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 541 reads 10 comments

  2. Top Ten Reasons Why Tim Tebow Should Win the Heisman Trophy

    10. He doesn't have the pass protection the other guys have. I swear, once I saw Graham Harrell get tired of standing in the pocket, sit down on a folding chair, have a smoke, then get back up and find a guy in the end zone...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 367 reads 8 comments

  3. Five Reasons I Hate the NFL (and Love College Football)

    5. It's over coached. Bill Belichick is the poster boy for NFL coaching. No personality, heartless, unbeatable......and boring. 4. It's over scouted...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 637 reads 3 comments

  4. Alabama and Florida to Rest Starters for Key Rivalry Games (Satire)

    November 24, 2010Gainesville, Fla. (AP)—Urban Meyer and Nick Saban both announced that their scrimmage players would be starting this Saturday in their teams' biggest rivalry games against Florida State and Auburn...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,128 reads 30 comments

  5. How Playoffs Ruin the Regular Season

    College football's regular season has spoiled me.I can't watch NFL regular season games anymore.In the NFL, it's already obvious in August who most of the playoff teams are going to be...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  6. Was Ben Hogan A Better Golfer than Tiger Woods?

    I've never been one to wax nostalgic about the great sports heroes of the past. As far as I'm concerned, athletes today are bigger, faster and more skilled...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 468 reads 37 comments

  7. BCS Stress: Why the Best Team Doesn't Always Win a Playoff

    One of the most common complaints about the BCS system is that sportswriters or coaches shouldn't vote for who the best team is. Critics claim that college football should be like all other sports and have a playoff to prove which team is best...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 552 reads 33 comments

  8. Why a Poll Based Eight Team College Playoff Has To Expand to a 24-Team Playoff

    In my post "Top Ten Dumb Reasons For a College Football Playoff" I demonstrated why an eight-team playoff using the six BCS conference champions plus two wild cards was doomed to expansion...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 2,610 reads 19 comments

  9. Ranking the Greatest Golfers of All Time (Harry Vardon to Tiger Woods)

    This is the last of a series of articles in which I am trying to rank the greatest golfers of all time. The most common method of comparison between top golfers is in number of career majors won...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 13,912 reads 46 comments

  10. Top 10 Stupid Arguments for a College Playoff

    10. You always insist that playoffs will ruin the importance and excitement of the regular season games, but NFL football has a very inclusive playoff system, and their regular season games get much higher TV ratings than college games...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 744 reads 21 comments

  11. Why Pete Carroll and USC Fans Are Crybabies

    The BCS "stinks," said Pete Carroll last week. Funny, in 2005 I didn't hear him demanding a playoff when an undefeated Auburn team was left out of the NC game, while his Trojans were let in...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 713 reads 18 comments

  12. Why Jack Nicklaus is Not the Best Golfer in History, Part Five: Tiger Woods

    It is generally acknowledged in the golf media that Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer ever. This is Part Five in a series of articles attempting to dispute that notion...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 2,228 reads 12 comments

  13. Top Five Reasons Why an Eight-Team Playoff Won't Work in College Football

    5. Unlike professional leagues, Division I FBS has 119 teams with no reverse-record order draft system to ensure a balance of power. The only solution: “Sorry, Mr...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,158 reads 124 comments

  14. Florida/Georgia Recap

    As a Florida fan, I have to comment on this one. First, it was revealed Saturday that all off-season, the Gators performed 42 repetitions during weight lifting sessions - the same number of points Georgia scored last year...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 340 reads 3 comments

  15. A System for Judging the BCS Beauty Contest

    As my regular readers know, I have developed a unique strength of schedule ranking. It is point-based and primarily quantitative, but it does have minor subjective elements. The purpose of the system is to break ties between teams with similar records...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 701 reads 7 comments

  16. Why Jack Nicklaus Is Not the Best Golfer in History, Part Four: Ben Hogan

    This is Part Four of a series in which I am comparing the great golfers of the past to Jack Nicklaus, who is generally acknowledged as the best golfer in history. It is my contention that Jack's place as the best golfer of all time is disputable...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 2,482 reads 5 comments

  17. Top 10 Stupid College Football Arguments

    10. The best team in the nation is the team with the best total team statistics. Who cares if Missouri outscored six cupcakes by a cumulative score of 487 to 12? The first time they play a real defense, they will be helpless...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 4,284 reads 92 comments

  18. Why Jack Nicklaus Is Not the Best Golfer in History, Part Three: Bobby Jones

    This is Part Three in a series in which I am comparing the great golfers of the past to Jack Nicklaus, who is generally acknowledged as the best golfer in history. It is my contention that Jack's place as the best golfer of all time is disputable...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 2,253 reads 4 comments

  19. Preview of Week Nine College Football Playoff Games

    As my regular readers know, I consider regular season meetings between ranked teams the equivalent of playoff games, since they are almost always elimination contests. So far this year, including this week, we have had 23 "playoff" games...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 318 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 10 Best College Football Team Names

    This is a follow-up to my recent post entitled "Top 10 Worst College Football Team Names." It was well received, but a few readers commented that part of the college game's charm is the wide variety of goofy team names and mascots...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 25,567 reads 15 comments

  21. Why Jack Nicklaus is Not the Best Golfer in History, Part Two: Walter Hagen

    In Part One of this series, I examined the career of British golfer Harry Vardon. It is my contention that Jack Nicklaus is not necessarily the greatest golfer of all time, and his ...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 298 reads 5 comments

  22. Top 10 Reasons Penn State Is Overrated

    10. They haven't played TCU yet. 9. The current combined record of their opponents is 17-27. 8. The only ranked team they beat was Illinois, which was a one-loss team just barely ranked in the top 25 when Penn State played them at home...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 1,361 reads 18 comments

  23. Top Ten Worst Team Names in College Football

    10. Navy Midshipmen—No disrespect meant to our servicemen, but how can you pass up "Destroyers"?9. Oklahoma Sooners—Apparently "Sooner" refers to certain settlers in 1889 who snuck ...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 7,703 reads 14 comments

  24. Why Jack Nicklaus Is Not the Best Golfer in History. Part 1: Harry Vardon

    It is one of truisms of golf journalism that Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time. His reputation rests on the fact that he has won 18 major championships, more than any golfer in history...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 2,082 reads 8 comments

  25. Week Seven Strength of Schedule Rankings

    Standings After Week Seven Alabama------- 12.5 Okla State------ 6 Texas----------- 4.5 LSU-------------- 1 Penn St---------- 1 So...

    Lou Vozza Written by Lou Vozza about almost 6 years ago 544 reads 2 comments