1. Tim Richmond: NASCAR's Forgotten Son

    Yesterday seems as though it never existed. Those lyrics, taken from the Metallica song Fade to Black, perfectly describe what is left of the career of former NASCAR driver Tim Richmond...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 13,307 reads 19 comments

  2. Talkin' Noise: Volume 2

    "On this episode of Michigan is 3-8...." Could it get any worse for RichRod and the Wolverines? Yes it can, actually. That super-recruit, Terrelle Pryor, and his merry band of Buckeyes look to stomp Michigan and send them to a 3-9 season...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 424 reads 0 comments

  3. Florida-Citadel: A Look into the Future

    Game Preview This game will not be pretty. In fact, it will be downright ugly. The game isn't even going to be televised on most cable packages because there are much better games to televise...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 777 reads 15 comments

  4. Keep Politicians Out of College Football

    "Eight teams. That would be three rounds to determine a national champion. It would add three extra weeks to the season. You could trim back on the regular season. I don't know any serious fan of college football who has disagreed with me on this...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 432 reads 12 comments

  5. Talkin' Noise: Volume 1

    "Upon further review..." The SEC may or may not have the toughest conference this season, but what it does have is the worst officiating...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 252 reads 15 comments

  6. If the Season Ended Today: BCS Projections

    If the season ended today, the BCS landscape would look like this, given the current BCS standings and the current BCS arrangements...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 798 reads 14 comments

  7. Florida-South Carolina: The Gators Take on the Ol' Ball Coach

    Game Preview: No. 4 Florida (8-1) vs. No. 25 South Carolina (7-3) *BCS Rankings used. Just like old times...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 641 reads 26 comments

  8. Florida - Vanderbilt: How the Gators will clinch the SEC East

    Game Preview Florida (7-1) vs. Vanderbilt (5-3): Florida is rolling right now, and slowly building BCS momentum. Vanderbilt is on a three game losing skid after starting out undefeated...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 758 reads 10 comments

  9. Creature Vs. Creature: A Gator On Florida - Georgia

    The Florida-Georgia game is one of the biggest and most storied rivalries in all of the SEC. Florida has played Georgia more than any other opponent...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 404 reads 15 comments

  10. The Death of a High School Football Player

    I am dead in this world. Not dead in a literal sense, but dead meaning no longer a part of something that is bigger than I am. I was a high school football player...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 639 reads 52 comments

  11. Florida-Kentucky: Four Keys to a Gators Victory

    Coming off a bye week, the Gators look to improve on their 5-1 record thus far. Earlier in the week, they were ranked 10th in the initial BCS standings. Kentucky is their opponent this week, as the Gators play towards winning the SEC Eastern Division...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 808 reads 11 comments

  12. Florida Gators Midseason Report Card

    Before I get to the grading, I would like to extend a big thank you to the group of LSU fans that welcomed myself and a friend into their tailgate on Saturday. So, for Wes from Ft...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 928 reads 18 comments

  13. SEC Football Is the Russian Roulette of Coaching

    Coaching football in the SEC can be very rewarding, given the number of National Titles SEC teams have won, the high dollar salaries SEC coaches earn, the BCS bowl berths, and so on. Winning in the SEC comes at an extremely high cost...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 619 reads 19 comments

  14. Florida-LSU: Keys to a Gators Victory

    Florida-LSU week is officially now in full swing. A game once thought to be an afterthought on the schedule has now become one of the marquee matchups in all of college football...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 625 reads 22 comments

  15. Why Is Everybody Picking on Urban Meyer?

    In the short time between the end of the Florida-Ole Miss game and the time I started writing this article, there has been an ever-growing sound of negativity rising from the Gator Nation...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 310 reads 6 comments

  16. Florida-Arkansas: Five Ways for the Gators to Beat the Razorbacks

    When the Gators Are on Offense Let It Rip Please, please, please take the shackles off Tim Tebow and the rest of the offense. Much like the USC Trojans of a few years ago, the Gators are equipped with a great QB and a dynamic multi-purpose threat...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 454 reads 6 comments

  17. The State of the Florida Gators: Blame and Hope

    Well, Florida fans, kiss the undefeated season—and the Heisman Trophy—goodbye. The dreams of spending a New Year's vacation in Miami for a week or two became a faint mirage ...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 6 years ago 492 reads 6 comments

  18. Ten Resons For The SEC Bias Throughout The Nation

    For the past few football seasons, there has been an overwhelming bias towards the SEC. There are currently 5 SEC teams ranked in the Top 10 of the AP Poll, and those same 5 teams are in the Top 13 in the Coaches Poll...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about almost 7 years ago 1,821 reads 17 comments

  19. How the Florida Gators will beat the Tennessee Volunteers

    When Florida is on Offense Protect Tebow Sounds simple, right? Easier said than done. Miami pressured Florida all night, and Tennessee will look to do the same...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 1,087 reads 16 comments

  20. What Do the Florida Gators Need to Do During Their Idle Week?

    1. Devote time to preparing for Tennessee This is a circle your calendar, play their fight song, piss on their logos, get ready for a fistfight type of rivalry game...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 595 reads 9 comments

  21. How the Florida Gators will beat Miami in Week 2

    Older 'Canes and Gators really remember when this was a rivalry, but the rivalry has been relatively dormant since 1987 with a few exceptions...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 105 reads 6 comments

  22. Jesus, I love Saturdays

    Today begins the kickoff of college football season. For me and the millions of college football fans across the country, this is our time...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 250 reads 3 comments

  23. The SEC Has Gone Disney

    Over the past two seasons, and some would say 75 seasons, the SEC has been the king of college football. All of the chirping about toughest conference, toughest teams, and best players ...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 616 reads 17 comments

  24. How the Florida Gators will beat Hawai'i in Week 1

    Twelve months ago, this would have been a pretty decent game - Colt Brennan leading a WAC team into the Swamp, looking to crash the BCS party against the defending champs in their own backyard...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 801 reads 11 comments

  25. Florida Vs. Auburn: Great Moments In the Underrated Rivalry

    When SEC football rivalries are talked about, most people mention the Iron Bowl, Florida-Georgia, or Alabama-Tennessee. Well, after Georgia, Auburn is actually Florida's second-longest rivalry...

    Michael Oleszek Written by Michael Oleszek about 6 years ago 25,882 reads 28 comments