1. College FB Power Rankings: Oregon Earns Top Spot

    Yet another wild weekend in the college football world—especially in the SEC, which kept us twisting in the wind late into the night.....

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  2. College FB Power Rankings: BCS Title Game Scenarios

    Ray Rice and the Scarlet Knights upset USF Thursday night at home, which will cause a major shakeup in the next round of college football rankings. Here are my quick thoughts:USF has to drop out of the top 10...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 2,246 reads 10 comments

  3. College FB Predictions: The Weekend's Best Bets

    If you're looking for a sure thing this weekend, I've pinpointed four teams that are guaranteed to win.While it's been a crazy season, there are still some teams whose offenses are good enough to win going away against inferior opponents...

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  4. NFL Trade Deadline: Meet the Candidates

    1. J.P. LosmanIt's no secret that Losman's tenure with the Bills has been mediocre at best—and with rookie Trent Edwards outplaying him, J.P. could be on the way out of Buffalo...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,882 reads 6 comments

  5. Heisman Race: Dennis Dixon Leads the Field

    1. Dennis Dixon, QB, Oregon, SRLast Game: 21-28, 287 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs, 1 rushing TD Season: 118-168, 1,525 yards, 15 TDs, 2 INTs, 6 rushing TDs, 21 total TDsThe BuzzDixon had another solid ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,533 reads 5 comments

  6. College FB Bowl Predictions: October 14th, 2007

    A full slate of bowl predictions after seven weeks of the college football season...These projections presuppose quite a bit—but the biggest thing to note is my belief that Tennessee will knock off LSU in the SEC title game...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 3,422 reads 28 comments

  7. The Crazy World of College FB: Oklahoma No. 1

    I just watched Arkansas lose on a late field goal to Auburn after suffering yet another last-second defensive collapse. An hour ago, Cal was shocked at home by Oregon State and Mizzou turned the ball over time after time in losing at OU...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 4,547 reads 18 comments

  8. Cowboys-Patriots Preview: New England in a Rout

    Before Wade Phillips took over the Cowboys, my last memory of him was as head coach of the Bills.In Buffalo, Phillips tried and failed to manage a quarterback controversy between Rob ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,298 reads 23 comments

  9. What Makes a College FB Team a "Power Team"?

    Is it your conference?If so, then all SEC, Pac-10, and Big 12 teams will top our list. ACC and Big East schools are right behind, with Conference USA a distant third...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,389 reads 8 comments

  10. NFL Trade Deadline: Deals We'll Never See

    It's always easy to poke fun at NFL GMs. With the trade deadline looming, here's a look at some deals that probably won't go down.....

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 3,828 reads 4 comments

  11. College FB Power Rankings: LSU Earns Top Spot

    Without further ado, my college football Power Rankings after Week Six...(Remember, these are my own power picks—and not necessarily indicative of the national polls.)1. LSU Tigers A huge win over Florida...

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  12. Fulmer Not Done Yet: Vols Rout Georgia!

    Head Coach Phillip Fulmer, in his 16th season leading the Tennessee Volunteers, today showed that he is still the man for the job in Knoxville...

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  13. College FB Crystal Ball: Early Bowl Predictions

    The 2007 college football season is still young—but it's never too soon to start projecting bowl scenarios. My early BCS picks are as follows:Rose: Illinois (BCS at-large) vs...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 2,117 reads 9 comments

  14. Week Six Heisman Watch: Matt Ryan on the Rise

    After another crazy weekend in college football, the Heisman race is still wide open. BC's Matt Ryan had a spectacular performance to move up to No. 1 in the newest rankings...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 3,333 reads 6 comments

  15. College FB Power Rankings: Trojans Still No. 1

    With Week Five in the books, there are only a handful of undefeated teams left—and it's time to start bumping one-loss teams higher in the rankings. With no particular prejudice, here's how my top five shakes out...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,327 reads 11 comments

  16. Week 4 Heisman Poll: Dixon, Booty Move Down...Who is #1?

    What we learned this past weekend is that the Pac-10 is for real this season, and for once, it can legitimately claim to be as powerful as the SEC. Southeastern Conference teams usually lose several games to each other because they are simply that good...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 46 reads 5 comments

  17. Mad Genius: Norv Turner Has Chargers Right Where He Wants Them

    San Diego, CA—Norv Turner already has my vote for Coach of the Year, and we just finished Week Four. Think that sounds crazy? Hold your judgment, and allow me to explain.First of all, Norv Turner is obviously a mad genius at his very best...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,898 reads 8 comments

  18. Monday Night Farce: The Patriots' Impending Collapse

    Monday night's exciting matchup features two teams that seem to be headed in opposite directions.The Patriots are 4-0 and destroying their foes. The Bengals are reeling from losses to Cleveland and Seattle...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,701 reads 3 comments

  19. Norv Turner: The Worst Hiring in NFL History?

    Matt Millen as GM of the Detroit Lions?Pretty badBill Callahan driving the Raiders into the ground?Regrettable. The Chargers drafting Ryan Leaf and the Bengals taking Akili Smith? Both embarrassing...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 5,453 reads 12 comments

  20. Heisman Candidates: An early poll

    It is still early in the 2007 college football season, but the preseason Heisman candidates are not living up to their billing thus far (Chad Henne, Mike Hart). Thus, I have compiled a list of players I see as the front-runners after Saturday's games.

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,493 reads 1 comments

  21. NFL Week 3 Predictions: Chiefs Win, Pats Roll

    What's on tap in the NFL? The schedule's a bit lean on sexy matchups, but last week's Browns-Bengals showdown proved that any game can be entertaining if $30 worth of food and 14 Diet Pepsi's at a local sports bar are involved...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,873 reads 1 comments

  22. NFL Week 2 Recap: Can the Patriots Go 16-0?

    Tom Brady said in a post-game interview last night that Bill Belichick is the best coach in NFL history. Not too far off, based on this decade's results...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 946 reads 3 comments

  23. College Football Power Rankings: September 16th

    After watching several games this weekend, it has become obvious that some teams are simply better than the rest of the country, and while this top 15 may be a bit controversial, it will become clearer in the upcoming weeks...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 3,036 reads 7 comments

  24. Quack, Quack, Quack! Are the Oregon Ducks finally for real?

    Since Joey Harrington departed roughly 4 years ago to the Detroit Lions, things haven't been the best in Eugene for the brightly-colored team now led by senior Dennis Dixon and junior Jonathan Stewart...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,325 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Week One Recap: Patriots, Moss Set the Pace

    From Randy Moss reemerging as a force to be reckoned with to Roy Williams designating teammate Calvin Johnson as "Megatron," there was plenty to talk about in Week One of the NFL season...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 853 reads 1 comments