1. Bowl Projections a Near Impossibility: Could the SEC Be Overrated?

    As soon as we head into the chill of November, it seems most everyone wants to present some manner of bowl projections. Every year, it proves to be a most futile exercise. Look at what the Big XII title game has done in its 11-year history...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 5 years ago 498 reads 6 comments

  2. THE BCS- Turning a Great Sport into an Exhibition

    My wife once asked me how I couldn't possibly like the Olympics as much as her. I said because there wasn't enough sport, and there were too many exhibitions. This of course led to the definition of a sport...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 286 reads 5 comments

  3. The REAL BCS Forecast For Teams That Wear Orange Or Red

    Much to my chagrin, Oregon State's utility for the rest of us is about to run out. As nice as it was for them to eliminate USC from the title picture, Their best case is 9-3 and a TIE in the PAC 10...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 929 reads 13 comments

  4. Settling the Big 12 Vs. Big Ten BCS Debate

    With the immeasurable debate on whether Texas Tech deserves to have jumped to No. 2 over Penn State in the BCS, it is important to consider a few things...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 907 reads 1 comments

  5. Is Texas Running Downhill from Lubbock to Miami?

    At this crucial phase of the season, the list of teams with National Championship dreams has been whittled down to a manageable size. Some teams control their own destiny. Some teams need help...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  6. Who Would Win Big 12-SEC Challenge?

    How great would it be if the minds behind the Big 12 and SEC could orchestrate something like the Big Ten and ACC do in basketball? As several articles and posts have aptly pointed out, it is possible to manipulate statistics to say whatever we want...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 335 reads 8 comments

  7. Not Better, Or Worse... Simply Different

    Ladies and gentlemen of the B/R, the tone of many recent CFB articles seems to have taken a rather nasty direction- which some might suggest is part of football...

    Ryan Raber Written by Ryan Raber about almost 6 years ago 132 reads 4 comments