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2011 Insight Bowl: Iowa -vs- Oklahoma

The Basics: Friday, December 30th from Tempe, Arizona at 10:00 PM EST, televised on ESPN.  Iowa (7-5, 4-4 B1G), Oklahoma (9-3, 6-3 Big 12). History: We’ve previewed this bowl twice already, with last year’s having a much more comprehensive discussion.  This game as been the destination of Big Ten teams for the last 6 seasons, […]

#17 Ohio State Passes First Road Test 69-63 Over #18 Oklahoma

After home wins against a ranked LSU team and a very good Florida State squad, 17th ranked Ohio State continued their amazingly difficult stretch of games by traveling to number 18 Oklahoma as part of the Big Ten-Big 12 Challenge, which is now really amusing name wise due to conference realignment.  This was the first […]

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: 11.12.11

This has been a difficult week. “Gee, you think?” – People in Happy Valley Even as someone who’s not affiliated directly with PSU football, the news and headlines coming out of this story has created a pall over all of the games this weekend. This story reminds us that there are things greater than the […]

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 […]

The Week That Were: 10.29.11

I’ll be honest… it’s been so great to relive the huge Buckeye win over Wisconsin, I’ve had to dig a bit to find motivation to even think about the other games from this week. However, my search for a soundtrack that would be appropriate for Halloween Weekend, I found this gem that helped me keep […]

Picks for the Weak: Week 9

The picks return to the BBC after the interminable bye-week! The last time we saw our intrepid pickers, Eric had the lead over Mali by two games. During week 6, our players came out with the following records: Joe D: 4-6, Mali: 7-3, Jim: 5-5, Joe L: 8-2, Eric: 5-5, Chris: 6-4, Robby: 8-2 With […]

The Week That Were: 10.22.11

There are lots of options for today’s soundtrack, but I’m going with this one for reasons that should be clear later. Apologies for the tardiness of this week’s recap…  you say “bye week”, I say “rock climbing trip to the beach“. So, yeah… I didn’t get to see what might be the play of the […]

Picks For The Weak: Week 6

I’m pretty sure that was the worst week of College Football picks for this crew in the five years of it’s existence. Maybe I’m over-exaggerating, but 75% of those who help me out with our Picks were at 0-5 as we headed into the evening on Saturday. Thanks to the Mustangs, I picked up some […]

Silver Bullet Points Hunts Tatanka

Notes from the Fickell presser, and other happenings around the world of college football, including updated NCAA investigation information (it’s not just us) and the latest on conference expansion. Buckeye 411 Injury Update- Nathan Williams is still out, and Adam Homan had surgery this week. Andrew Sweat is banged up, but expected to play, but […]

The Week That Were- 9.17.11

Well, after a loss there really is only one choice for this week’s soundtrack… Just be thankful I didn’t go all Broadway on you. I know that there were exciting things on the field to talk about, but the big story brings us to… This week in EXPAND-A-PALOOZA: Well, well, well- Saturday awoke to the […]

Silver Bullet Points Breaks Wind

Your weekly update from the Ohio State press conference as well as notes from around the world of college sports- this week, we take a pointed look at the NCAA after the jump. Usually we reserve soundtracks for TWTW, but someone emailed me a song today that I thought I’d share. They described it as […]

Picks of the Weak: 2011 Week One

The turning of the leaves, the smell of fresh grilled dogs, the crack of a cold beer, and the blinding of the college football fans’ eyes by the uniforms so beloved by the players of one of the best sports in the world. Florescent shoes, designs within designs, and 4 different helmets per team. College […]

Fiesta Bowl: Connecticut vs. Oklahoma

Don’t forget to join us on Saturday for our All Day Livechat! We promise to talk about HGTV’s Rose Parade coverage if that will help your decision making… Connecticut (8-4, 5-2 Big East) vs. Oklahoma (11-2, 6-2 Big 12) January 1, 2011 8:30 PM EST ESPN* *Don’t forget to check out the marathon live blog […]

The Week That Were: 12.4.10

There’s no way that we can start this week’s post without wishing Happy Birthday to Coach Jim Tressel. Ironically, it’s also the day of the ninja; although I can’t imagine the silent assassins being as polite or methodical as Senior Sweatervest- how would you write “Dave” in kanji? While there were several significant games on […]

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