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Musings from the College Football World

What you will be thinking about: 1. Is USC a legitimate #1 team? Pete Carroll played almost the entire roster a week ago last Saturday and the team responded with a win that seemed lackluster. What people don’t realize is that he played nearly every healthy runnng back and a third string quarterback much of … Continue reading

Another Yankee Mistake

HOUSTON — Andy Pettitte says he moved from Houston back to New York because the Yankees put on a “full-court press” and the Astros showed signs they were ready to move on without him. Pettitte and the Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Friday on a $16 million, one-year contract, a deal that reunites the two-time … Continue reading

BCS PLAYOFFS: Make it Happen!!!

At the beginning of December, every year, the cries become louder and louder. This year, the cries in Ann Arbor and Gainesville screamed together, not at each other, but at the system. The system makes sense some of the time time, but not all of the time. The bottom line is that the parity in … Continue reading

BCS MADNESS–WIN YOUR CONFERENCE FIRST!!!

I can still hear the tears in Ann Arbor. I can still see the folks drying their eyes. I am glad that Michigan didn’t get in. I am glad that that Florida is playing for the National Championship. The people spoke. The people said what they wanted to say…Michigan you’re not worthy of a second … Continue reading

OPEN LETTER TO LANE KIFFIN–PART DEUX

Dear Lane: I am upset this week. I am upset because for the first time in a long time all of my UCLA buddies are coming out of the woodwork and telling how great their team is. I am upset because we are a better team. I am upset because our defense is better. I … Continue reading

COKER OUT AT MIAMI

Larry Coker is a good coach. After the tumult at Miami this season, nobody could have survived this situation. Larry Coker won nearly 80 percent of his games at Miami, got players to graduate, was revered for his classy manner and led the Hurricanes to a national championship. Despite all that, even he acknowledged Miami … Continue reading

THE BIG GAME: USC VS. NOTRE DAME

Less than twelve hours until kickoff. The war will begin soon. Anotyher chapter will be written tomorrow in one of the best rivalries in college football. Both teams have a legitimate shot at a national title. Both teams will be pressing early to take the advantage. Bush and Leinart are gone. There won’t be another … Continue reading

OPEN LETTER TO LANE KIFFIN

Dear Lane: If you want to beat Cal this week, which I know you do, then you need to at least hear me out. Yes, you have the best receiving tandem in the country and a quarterback that is getting better at getting them the ball. Yes, you have a guy who is almost uncoverable … Continue reading

Chris’ COLLEGE FOOTBALL TOP TEN

Another crazy week in college football. Tommy Tuberville found out that it is hard to win in the SEC every week. Pete Carroll took the keys back and as USC sits in the drivers seat. Two titles on the line this week–the Pac 10 and the Big 10 will crown champions. Here’s the new top … Continue reading

NO TO NFL SAYS CARROLL

It seems that almost every November, we can count on a few things. The weather changes (In California it gets hotter), NFL teams struggle, and Pete Carroll’s name get tossed into the rumor bank for those NFL owners looking to make a team. In a city without an NFL team, Carroll’s Trojans have become a … Continue reading