1. The Gridiron Geek's High School Football Report, Vol. 4: The Right Moves

    The Geek often wonders about esoteric things in his spare time. For instance, how many people have touched their left elbow with their left hand? No, really, I wonder why there isn't ...

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  2. The Gridiron Geek's College Football Report Vol. 2: Bully Beatdown!

    Mark McCormack once wrote that in the British Open golf tournament, many a 72 is a greater round than many a 65. It depends on time, place and circumstances. And so it goes with college football upsets...

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  3. The Gridiron Geek's High School Football Report, Vol. 3: Apathootball Nation!

    Nothing highlights the flaws in our public education system like the Internet. A Google search for "Kim Kardashian" currently generates 238 million results, while "Stephen Hawking" only gets 25 million, most of the links outdated...

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  4. The Gridiron Geek's Front-Runner Awards, Sept. 7, 2012

    Welcome to the Gridiron Geek's Front-Runner Awards, where we delve deep into the world of football journalism to celebrate (feel the sarcasm!) the very best in favoring the favorites...

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  5. Why the Denver Broncos Will Tell Us a Lot About the State of the NFL in 2012

    Tim Tebow did not turn the 2011 Denver Broncos ' season around. But the running game did, and Tebow was a huge part of it...

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  6. Al Groh Blitzes at Worst Possible Time, Condemns Georgia Tech to Year of Mockery

    Georgia Tech is an anomaly in the college football landscape. For one, they are the only team with BCS conference talent that runs the flexbone offense, or the "triple option" as it is commonly known...

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  7. The Gridiron Geek, College Version Vol. 1: Celebrate the FCS!

    Sometimes I am struck by the disparity in television coverage between the NFL and college football. I don't mean to imply that there is more NFL than collegiate football shown on national TV; certainly, the reverse is true...

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  8. The Gridiron Geek Vol 2: Pulaski vs Chaminade Shows Good, Bad Side of Innovation

    This weekend, Pulaski Academy of Little Rock, Ark. had the chance to demonstrate the virtues of its unorthodox, all-or-nothing brand of football on a nationally promoted stage, versus powerhouse Chaminade Prep in their homeland of California...

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  9. The Gridiron Geek, High School Edition Vol. I : A Prep Football Glossary

    NFL players may be the most talented, complete athletes in the world. Millions of people are understandably drawn to the joys of watching Peyton Manning surgically pick apart a defense, ...

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  10. Arizona Cardinals: Levi Brown's Injury Forces Ken Whisenhunt to Adapt, or Lose

    Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is not interested in the Wildcat. Coordinators around the league are experimenting with new ways to run the pigskin, employing option QBs such ...

    Kurt  Boyer Written by Kurt Boyer about almost 2 years ago 475 reads 6 comments

  11. Arizona Cardinals QB Controversy: Kolb, Skelton or Allah

    Yesterday, upon learning of Adam Schefter's report that John Skelton will probably start for Arizona in Week 1, my father, a longtime Arizona Cardinals fan and a Kevin Kolb guy, promptly gave up on the season...

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  12. Those Who Dismiss Tim Tebow, Run Game Are Ignorant of Football History

    As one decade gave way to the next, NFL football was more popular than ever. The game was being dominated by colorful star QB's who were taking the passing game to new heights. It's a passing league, chanted the experts...

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  13. Seven Myths About Paul Johnson's Georgia Tech Offense

    Fans of Georgia Tech football know two things about Paul Johnson 's "flexbone" option attack: One, it racks up gaggles of yards and points and two, it is consistently underrated by SEC-centric analysts and the football-watching public...

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