1. Ohio State Spring Football: Breakdown of Quarterbacks

    The 2009 version of the Ohio State Buckeyes will have to replace much of the star power which produced one of the most successful four-year runs in the program’s illustrious history...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 5 years ago 1,463 reads 0 comments

  2. College Football: Arch Rivalry Game a Huge Success

    After the ‘Year of the Upset’ last season, 2008 has a lot to live up to. However, with more upsets, close games, and of course SEC domination in this first week, we can surely expect another event-filled season...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about almost 6 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  3. Another College Football Preseason Top 25

    Sometimes, we just can’t help ourselves. As soon as the clock read zero in the National Championship game and, to my chagrin, the SEC overwhelmed my Buckeyes for the second straight year, we had already moved on to next year...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about almost 6 years ago 916 reads 2 comments

  4. The Beauty of the Big Ten: Northwestern

    Over the next few weeks, I will looking at each team of the Big Ten and examining what aspects of each program—or the school, in general—make them special...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 824 reads 13 comments

  5. The Pride of the Big Ten

    Sampled from David's new blog, Scarlet Colored Glasses For several years now, the Big Ten has been looked down upon, considered a second cousin to other conferences such as the SEC and the Pac-10...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 533 reads 12 comments

  6. Reconciling with the Big Ten Network

    If one were to ask me what I thought about the Big Ten Network back in November, I would have been singing a much different tune about this television network than I am now. In its early stages, I thought of the Big Ten Network as the anti-fan...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 589 reads 5 comments

  7. Big Ten Roundtable: Ohio State

    1. What are some of the major position battles going on within your team heading into the fall? With an experienced football team already in place, there are few positions that have yet to be established...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 2,464 reads 11 comments

  8. Spring Football 2008: 25+ Questions Heading into the Fall

    BTB Spring Football Part One: Emerging Stars Part Two: Emerging Teams Part Three: Heisman Candidates Part Four: Preseason Top 25 It’s never too early to preview the 2008 season...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 5,441 reads 19 comments

  9. Spring Football 2008: Florida Gators Rank No. 1 in Preseason Top 25

    BTB Spring Football Part One: Emerging Stars Part Two: Emerging Teams Part Three: Heisman Candidates It’s never too early to preview the 2008 season...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 10,025 reads 49 comments

  10. Spring Football 2008: Heisman Candidates

    BTB Spring Football Part One: Emerging Stars Part Two: Emerging Teams It's never too early to start previewing the 2008 college football season...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 93 reads 21 comments

  11. 2008 Spring Football: Emerging Teams

    It's never too early to start previewing the 2008 college football season. With Beyond the Bleachers’ second installment of a five-part Spring Preview of the 2008 season, ...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 6,254 reads 25 comments

  12. The Franchise: How LeBron James Saved Cleveland

    The clock winds down. The game is tied at 107 in double overtime. LeBron James has the ball at the top of the key. In a series tied at 2-2, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance to steal a game from the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about 6 years ago 1,703 reads 8 comments

  13. 2008 Spring Football Coverage: Emerging Stars

    The beginning of spring marks an exciting time in the sports world.March Madness is in full swing, NBA and NFL teams are vying for playoff positions, the MLB is gearing up for Opening Day, and Mel Kiper Jr...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 3,044 reads 24 comments

  14. Overcoming the NCAA Death Penalty: Southern Methodist, 21 Years Later

    Southern Methodist University is fresh off of another losing season in which ultimately cost head coach Phil Bennett his job. SMU finished the 2007 season with a 1-11 record, the program’s eighteenth losing season in nineteen years...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 4,692 reads 8 comments

  15. Watch out for Carlton Powell in the NFL Draft

    When you think about the quintessential college football player, you envision a guy who works hard in the weight room, diligently breaks down film, builds solid relationships with his teammates, and still finds time to excel in the classroom...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 2,547 reads 5 comments

  16. NCAA Tournament: Guaranteed (Wrong) Predictions

    After picking UConn to play in the Final Four along with several other egregious mistakes, I figured I had hit rock bottom by achieving the lowly 12th percentile on ESPN last week.I was wrong...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,953 reads 6 comments

  17. NCAA Tournament: The Art of Unintentionally Tanking One’s Bracket

    I used to think I knew my fair share about college basketball. Sure, I thought Maryland and Arizona were two of the most talented teams in the country...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,098 reads 5 comments

  18. Georgia Basketball: From Worst To First In 4 Days

    Just 4 days ago, Georgia had a 13-16 record and was tied for last place in the SEC. In addition to having only a 4-12 record in SEC play, the Bulldogs suffered losses to smaller conference teams like East Tennessee State and Tulane...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,138 reads 9 comments

  19. NBA Trades: Cavs Make Blockbuster Deal...But Are They Better Off?

    Over the past few years Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry has been under some heat for making questionable signings in free agency (see: Damon Jones, Donyell Marshall, and Larry Hughes)...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,554 reads 1 comments

  20. College Football: Keeping Busy in the Offseason

    Despite the fact that the BCS Championship was played over a month ago, there has been much to talk about this offseason in college football...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,682 reads 0 comments

  21. Duke Basketball Returns to Dominance

    Duke Basketball is back, and Kyle Singler (12), Gerald Henderson (15), Jon Scheyer (30), and Greg Paulus (3) all have been key to the Blue Devils' success...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 3,439 reads 13 comments

  22. 2007: The Year of the Upset

    Eli Manning led his New York Giants to a surprise 17-14 win over the undefeated Patriots in Super Bowl XLII Eli Manning is a Super Bowl MVP...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 2,020 reads 5 comments

  23. College Basketball Has Officially Arrived

    Tyler Hansbrough's North Carolina squad couldn't pull out the win over ACC foe Maryland Friday afternoon, losing 82-80. The loss was the Tar Heel's first of the season...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 1,202 reads 5 comments

  24. BCS Championship Game: A Completely Biased Fan’s Prediction

    The hardest predictions to make are those in which you have a personal interest as a fan. I don’t see this conflict of interest much with most popular analysts, but one glaring exception is Kirk Herbstreit...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 4,416 reads 13 comments

  25. Best Names in College Basketball

    After putting together a list of some of the best names in college football a couple months ago, I felt like it was fitting to do the same for those out there in the college basketball world with...

    David Williams Written by David Williams about over 6 years ago 14,983 reads 12 comments