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Silver Bullet Points Gets Bombed

It’s Wednesday, halfway to what’s sure to be another glorious June weekend. Big thanks to “Darth Grant” for finding the inspiration for this week’s title and lead photo- Eric may have some more on this story a bit later in the summer, but for now, here’s one of the men behind that amazing flying machine. […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Money

In this week’s edition of news and notes, we take a look at the ever swirling world of college “playoffs”; helping you get to the bottom of the matter. You can probably guess where this is headed… Buckeye 411 Hangin’ With Urb- Hopefully you were one of the students who were able to get your […]

Silver Bullet Points Reads Up

With the “off season” (or as Urban calls it- “Hunting Season”) upon us, SBP takes a bit of a different twist. Usually focused on news and updates from OSU press conferences and weekly preparation, during the off season, we’ll use this spot to affirm my ADD and help you stay on top of news from […]

One Fan's Opinion: Why I May Just Give Up On College Football

Today marks the sacred celebration of Festivus, so we here at tBBC have been prepping for the Feats of Strength- JoeD used to wrestle, Rob and Jason have Buckeye football backgrounds, but my money’s on Jim… I think he brings a ton of tenacity to the table. Anyway, another important Festivus tradition is the “Airing […]

tBBC Goes Bowling!!!

Ah, the most wonderful time of the year.  As if you needed an excuse to sit around and watch football, having it on eleventy days of the week means that you’ve got a built in excuse to avoid certain members of your family and drown out your kids’ “holiday pageant rehearsal” noise. ‘Cause, really… how […]

The Week That Were: "Championship" Week

For the last TWTW of the season, I was digging deep for musical inspiration. While I’ve been playing the new Black Keys album non-stop, I wanted to find something that encapsulated the anticipation and pleading that so many are involved in these day- all looking toward a special event at the first of the year.  […]

tBBC Rewind- Playoff Proposal

On Friday, tBBC turns 5.  Or, as Jeff says “we’re old enough to be in kindergarten!” which will come as no surprise to all eight of our regular readers. You’ll also be happy to know that we’ve officially stopped eating paste. So, to celebrate we “veterans” are taking a look back and re-posting our favorite […]

Here We Go Again (or not): Conference Expansion News and Notes

Update: Well… huh.  The SEC has stated that they’re not extending an offer to aTm at this time, bringing this whole shebang to a screeching halt. Sources say that the argument over who might be the 14th team and Aggy counterpart was partially responsible for the decision. No word yet on whether or not the […]

Wrapping up: Bowl Challenge

Just a quick update on our Bowl Picks Challenge… Because I know you’re dying to find out, here’s how your intrepid bloggers did head to head making picks using all their knowledge and insight: Jay- 21/35 Jeff- 21/35 Eric- 20/35 Joe- 20/35 Mali- 19/35 Jim- 18/35 Yeah, we’re not headed to Vegas anytime soon. In […]

Congrats!

Auburn Tigers, 14-0 and BCS National Champions. However, we’d be remiss if we didn’t share this bit of wonderful with you, courtesy of LSUFreek:

BVA Compass Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Kentucky

Pitt (7-5, 5-2 Big East) vs. Kentucky (6-6, 2-6 SEC) January 8, 2011 Noon ET History: This ‘classic’ event in Birmingham Alabama was initially chartered as the Papa John’s bowl, which had a history of issues from its inception; including poor ticket sales that required the crowd to sit on one side of the stadium […]

Are You Not Entertained? Sugar Bowl

Wow… I think we may have hit a record for “wishes granted” this week. Here’s the tale of the tape… Jeff A repeat of last year’s Rose Bowl – The Buckeyes came out firing, particularly with the “no huddle” wrinkle on first downs. A beautiful thing… Foot on the gas pedal – Well, at least […]

GoDaddy.com Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs. Miami (OH)

Middle Tennessee (6-6, 5-3 Sun Belt) vs. Miami (OH) (9-4, 7-1 MAC) January 6, 2011 8:00 PM EST ESPN History: This will be the first year that this particular bowl game is known as the GoDaddy.com Bowl, being previously named the GMAC Bowl.  The game pits a MAC school against a Sun Belt school currently. […]

What Do You Want To See? Sugar Bowl

Jeff A repeat of last year’s Rose Bowl – Shake things up with the playbook, catch them off guard, but above all, be in attack mode from start to finish. Foot on the gas pedal – After Saturday’s embarrassment for the Big Ten, we need to remind the nation that we are not the lousy […]

Orange Bowl: Stanford vs. Virginia Tech

Stanford (11-1, 8-1 Pac Ten) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2, 8-0 ACC) January 3, 2011 8:30 PM History: Like all bowl games, this one started as an attempt to get tourists from the north to head south for the holidays and to bring their money with them.  Initially called the “Palm Festival Game”, the second matchup […]

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