1. A BCS History Lesson: Should We Have Had a Playoff All Along?

    The last few years have seen a majority of College Football fans jump on the playoff bandwagon, with most people convinced that the BCS is stupid, dumb, biased, or something similar...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 1,560 reads 23 comments

  2. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week 13

    It's Friday afternoon, and I write this week coming off one of my best weeks of predictions to date. I got seven out of 10 last week, but it seemed much closer than that...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 624 reads 12 comments

  3. Rich Rodriguez Doesn't Have the Attitude to Beat Ohio State

    A new chapter in the greatest rivalry in sports will begin this Saturday when Ohio State and Michigan take the field. For the first time since 1995, Lloyd Carr will not be coaching the Maize and Blue...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 2,326 reads 56 comments

  4. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week 12

    It's been a couple weeks, but I am back and ready for more humiliation with my weekly list of predictions. The last time out I performed pretty miserably, but let me assure you, it ...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 3,155 reads 16 comments

  5. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Nine

    Another Friday, another fresh slate of predictions for the upcoming slate of College Football games. Before I get to this week, however, let's take a look at how I did last week (while Tim Tebow was taking another Bye Week): Texas won...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 668 reads 14 comments

  6. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Eight

    It's Friday, which means I have yet another chance to embarrass myself with 10 seemingly random and mostly unintelligent predictions for the weekend. I took last weekend off (sorry), but I'm back this week ready to go...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 599 reads 10 comments

  7. Michigan is Saving Ohio State's Season

    The 2008 season has not gone according to plan for the Ohio State Buckeyes; there's no way around it. Ohio State was supposed to be ridiculous this year; that's why all those seniors came back...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 499 reads 12 comments

  8. Ohio State: Team Of The Millennium

    [Note: The following is a transcript from a Press Conference that will be held January 12, 2009] Jim Tressel: "I'd just like to thank all of you for showing up for this—I know ...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 319 reads 1 comments

  9. Ohio State/Wisconsin: What We Learned

    Ohio State played another game under the bright lights of (regional) national television last night, for once a game that lived up to preseason hype...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 544 reads 2 comments

  10. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Six

    I'm writing this a little later than I usually do on Fridays, so I apologize—I am a college student, after all, and while I love writing these weekly predictions I do need to keep my priorities straight...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 368 reads 3 comments

  11. Ten Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Five

    It's Friday, which means another round of weekend predictions by me. Also, it means last night was Thursday night—how about the season premiere of The Office? Oh, right—and USC lost, so I guess it was a pretty big night overall...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about 6 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  12. JoePa Lets College Football World Know He's Not Dead Yet

    Remember June? College Football was still a couple of months away, USC/Ohio State was still considered a pretty even matchup, Rich Rodriguez was undefeated at Michigan...it was such an innocent time...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 433 reads 4 comments

  13. 10 Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Four

    Before I begin: For all 100 of you that read my (previously) weekly "Inside the Numbers" post, I apologize for not writing one this week...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 409 reads 1 comments

  14. 10 Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Three

    It's Friday, which means another installment of my "10 Things That Will Happen This Weekend." After Week One, I had four total points. Not too shabby, but I thought I should crank it up a notch and make bolder predictions in Week Two...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 881 reads 10 comments

  15. The Irrelevant Ohio State/USC Preview

    It seems like all the major media outlets have caught on to the fact that there's a big game this weekend, and are all providing borderline excessive previews of this Week Three game (included are a few links for the non-believers/sub-rock citizens)...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 560 reads 8 comments

  16. Inside The Numbers: Week Two Of College Football

    Week Two of College Football is in the books, so here's a look at some numbers from the week that was... 0: The Big Ten did not have any teams lose in Week Two. 4: Oregon had four RBs who ran for over 50 yards against Utah State...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 310 reads 2 comments

  17. 10 Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week Two

    Before I get into this week's 10 things, let's take a look at how I did last week. Not all the Top 10 won. (-1) There is still no clear Heisman leader. (+1) College GameDay was really boring...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 825 reads 13 comments

  18. Inside The Numbers: Week One Of College Football

    Week One of the College Football season is in the books, and after scouring through box scores, here's a light-hearted statistical look at the week that was: -11: Rushing yards gained by Youngstown State against Ohio State...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  19. 10 Things That Will Happen This Weekend: Week One

    Before I begin: Sorry for the delay between articles. After writing my third article for Bleacher Report, I went to Canada for a couple weeks without access to any technology, but now I am back...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 332 reads 1 comments

  20. Why the Big Ten Can't Have a Conference Championship Game

    How big of an advantage is it to finish your season later rather than earlier? Jim Delaney and the rest of the Big Ten asked this question this past offseason and decided it would be to their ...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 1,423 reads 48 comments

  21. NCAA Football: Out of Conference Schedules, The Risk/Reward Game

    One of the most popular debates among college football fans and pundits is the age-old question, "Which conference is best?" Instead of perpetually arguing this debate, however, we should realize teams are pretty much stuck in their conference...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 2,205 reads 35 comments

  22. Why Ohio State's Most Important Game is Not USC

    Here we are, one month from the opening kickoff of the 2008-'09 College Football season. The preseason magazines are being released, camps are about to open, and everybody has their own opinion about the upcoming year...

    Ned Dutton Written by Ned Dutton about over 6 years ago 1,732 reads 36 comments