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tBBC Preview: Outback Bowl – Iowa vs. LSU

You want a classic coaching matchup? Well, do we have a bloomin’ onion for you. Iowa (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) vs. Louisiana State (9-3, 5-3 SEC) Wednesday, January 1st, 1:00 EST ESPN The History: Originally called the Hall of Fame Bowl when it began in 1986, the Outback Bowl became the staple it is today […]

Silver Bullet Points Fingers

As you’re reading this, I’m prepping for the drive from Los Angeles to the Bay Area with the Mrs. for Saturday’s game. Given that we got engaged on the Marin Headlands, this song by one of her favorite performers is the obvious choice for this week’s soundtrack. Gonna’ warn you, though… this week’s reflection is… […]

Monday Musings – Rabbit Hole Edition

Welcome to Monday Musings, I’m glad that you decided to stop in for a bit. Grab a beverage and let’s go through the Looking Glass. The James/Wexner We have a couple things from James/Wexner today. As always, follow the links to get the full detail. First, OSU’s Wexner Medical Center is one of the first […]

tBBC Preview: The Chick-Fil-A Bowl; #9 LSU versus #14 Clemson

It’s a bayou Tiger versus a lowlands Tiger and they got their nicknames in completely different ways. The LSU tigers chose their name because of the infantry that fought for General Robert E. Lee during during the Civil War and they became known as the “Tiger Rifles”. The Clemson Tigers got their name simply because Walter Riggs, […]

The Week That Were: 11.17.12

We’re going to do things just a little bit differently this week, given all of the amazing news and events that happened this past weekend. So, this will be part Silver Bullet Points, part Monday Morning Commentary, and the usual chunk of random observations from Saturday’s events in the world of college football.  Here’s something […]

National Championship Preview: Alabama -vs- LSU

It’s the eve of the most mythical of mythical national championship matchups. The game that no-one outside of the bible belt actually wanted to see again after the ugly 9-6 OT finish in the middle of the season. The matchup that brought to light questions as to why, exactly, Michigan was not allowed a rematch […]

2012 BCS National Championship: The Castaways

Updating an earlier post… Well, here we are, on the cusp of the “Hyperbole Bowl!!!1!1!!”. Alabama -vs- LSU; the game so great it had to be played twice. Granted, both LSU and Alabama are amazing teams, and deserve their top rankings. Each program is led by a coach that has won a national championship; with […]

The Week That Were: 11.26.11

Lots of holiday options for this week’s soundtrack, but I’m that guy that thinks Christmas music should be banned until at least December. So, given all of the rumors of this past week and the results from yesterday’s Ohio State game, the R&B genius of Sam And Dave make a return as we give thanks […]

The Week That Were: 11.19.11

After yesterday’s slate of games, the soundtrack for this episode should be pretty obvious.  Onward! Ain’t chaos beautiful?  While the end result may be less than desirable, you’ve got to be amazed at the ways that each week is different, each week has the possibility for the unexpected and amazing.  And this week was proof […]

The Week That Were: 11.05.11

The Week That Were looks at the hyperbolic and the unexpected. Once again, I was wandering around the wilderness on gameday, which explains why Stevie makes a repeat appearance as our soundtrack for “The Review Of The Century”: NOTE- Scroll down for our comments regarding Penn State coverage. Well, let’s get right to it… the […]

LSU/Alabama- The Forgotten

This week, the hyperbole has kicked into full gear as the top two teams in the nation play each other in what must certainly be the “Game Of The Millennium!!1!11!!”. Granted, both LSU and Alabama are amazing teams, and deserve their top rankings. Each program is led by a coach that has won a national […]

The Week That Were: 11.27.10

Here’s the soundtrack for this week’s journey through the recent past. It’s from one of my favorite artists, and the greatest Thanksgiving movie ever ANDIWILLFIGHTYOUIFYOUDISAGREE. Ahem. Although I usually don’t take requests, I almost made an exception for Coach Rodriguez. What a great week of football- three days worth of collegiate goodness, interspersed with some […]

The Week That Were: 11.06.10

Our weekly foray into the world of college sports brings with it certain challenges, not the least being the choice of an appropriate soundtrack. For instance, this week we were looking to honor the new month as well as the chaos that’s come out west to the Big 12 teams that travel from home. So, […]

The Week That Were: 10.02.10

From the “He started it!” files- This week, we join our friends at 11W in celebrating Oktoberfest and all it’s splendor. So, break out the lederhosen, get your sauerkraut all warmed up, and find grandma’s recipe for schnitzel… This weekend looked to be the best thus far in terms of quality matchups, but only a […]

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