College Football: Bowl Season Superlatives And A Way-Too-Early Top-10 For 2016

UCLA at Stanford
Iowa had no answers for Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey in the Rose Bowl. (Photo By: Nhat V. Meyer)

And then there was Alabama v. Clemson.

As I get back into the post-holiday swing of things I wanted to share a few notes/thoughts on the bowl season. Continue reading “College Football: Bowl Season Superlatives And A Way-Too-Early Top-10 For 2016”

College Football 2015: Nick Saban Has A Point With NFL Draft Argument, Unfortunately Nick Saban Made It

When Nick Saban speaks, it's usually wise to listen.
When Nick Saban speaks, it’s usually wise to listen. This year’s SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama were no different. (USATSI)

SEC Media Days never disappoint.

There were plenty of great quotes to go around this year in Hoover, Alabama and most of it was covered quite nicely by one of my favorite sites, Saturday Down South (seriously check them out).

One quote from the week that caught my attention was from Alabama head football coach, Nick Saban. Saban commented on why he had such a difficult time preparing his players for their national semifinal game against eventual national champion Ohio State.  Continue reading “College Football 2015: Nick Saban Has A Point With NFL Draft Argument, Unfortunately Nick Saban Made It”

My Real Issues With Jameis Winston, And Why He Will Be Drafted Number One Overall Despite Them

Jameis Winston's talent on the field can't be denied. Off the field is where I struggle to justify my problem with him being taken #1 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Jameis Winston’s talent on the field can’t be denied. Off the field is where I struggle to justify my problem with him being taken #1 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Yes, I have issues with Jameis Winston. Continue reading “My Real Issues With Jameis Winston, And Why He Will Be Drafted Number One Overall Despite Them”

NCAA, Conference Commissioners “Solution” To “One And Done” Is A Joke

Jahlil Okafor is a standout meeting for Duke University and projected top-5 pick in this Summer's NBA Draft
Jahlil Okafor is a standout freshman basketball player for Duke University and a projected top-5 pick in this Summer’s NBA Draft. Future changes to NCAA policy could keep players like him in school for two years or more. 

Imagine having a skill set that allows you the opportunity to earn millions of dollars.

You’re one of the few people in the world who can do what you do and it is in incredibly high demand at a high cost. It doesn’t matter the field; it could be medicine, landscaping, plumbing, or pool cleaning. Just know that what you do, no one else can do it at the same level.

Now imagine being told you can’t do it professionally for two or even three years for “social” and “academic” reasons. Continue reading “NCAA, Conference Commissioners “Solution” To “One And Done” Is A Joke”

Jameis Winston Situation Shows Deeper Issue With Institution Of Football

Winton's discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy
Winton’s discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

I was listening to the radio and the topic turned to something I hadn’t thought about in quite some time with regards to the NBA.

Do you remember how the NBA used to be viewed because of serious drug problems, fighting in arenas, and off-court image issues? Whatever was associated with bad was associated with the NBA. Continue reading “Jameis Winston Situation Shows Deeper Issue With Institution Of Football”

Alabama Crimson Tide Prove They’re Number One, Oregon Ducks Lack Defense

I’m going to go ahead and throw it out there:

No matter how badly you want to fight it, and don’t agree with it, and downright refuse to acknowledge it, two of the top-5 teams in the country were on display Saturday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Continue reading “Alabama Crimson Tide Prove They’re Number One, Oregon Ducks Lack Defense”

Locker Talk Episode Five! (10/18/2012)

Football Thursday is upon us again! The Lady Sportswriter Kim Nash stopped by as always and discusses her thoughts on yesterday’s show regarding Andy Reid and Russell Wilson’s real issues. We also discuss the first BCS rankings of the college football season, talk SEC, and her upset pick of the week. BYU fans definitely wanna tune in for that. Give it a listen!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thelocker/2012/10/18/locker-talk-football-thursday-with-the-lady-sportswriter

Locker Talk Episode Four! (10/17/2012)

Adam Cubbage and Baden Bagley talk the Yankees playoff woes, Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, Seattle sports misery and sound off on what would make attendance better in sports. Give it a listen!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thelocker/2012/10/17/locker-talk-college-and-nfl-recap-top-10-and-ncaa-talk