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The Week That Were: 8.31.13

For those unfamiliar with this feature, consider it your cheat sheet for the conversations around the grill on Labor Day. As always, these come with a melodic interlude to play gently in the background during your perusal… because you’re that important to me. It was the best of times, it was the… well… best of […]

tBBC Preview: MAACO Las Vegas Bowl- Boise State vs. Washington

MAACO Las Vegas Bowl December 22, 3:30pm EST, ESPN television Trying to make a return to their 90’s self, the Washington Huskies find themselves at 7-5 and in Las Vegas to face Boise State and (maybe) head coach Chris Peterson (10-2). After being lured away from USC where he occupied the offensive coordinator post under […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Aware Of The Issue

This week, Ohio State faces a Purdue coach that’s undefeated* against them, and seeks to rebound from a horrible defensive showing at Indiana.  So, yeah- our soundtrack is something that should be harped on, even if it seems a little paranoid. Buckeye 411 Think Pink- Well, I guess this is a thing now, as this […]

2011 MAACO Bowl: Boise State -vs- Arizona State

Thursday night- no new Parks and Rec, so you’ll have to do with the next best thing. No, not Whitney… for God’s sake, we’re not savages. It’s Bowl Season!! The Basics: Thursday, 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, from Las Vegas. SISU (11-1, 6-1 MWC) and Arizona State (6-6, 4-5 PAC12). The History: After two years, […]

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 […]

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 […]

MAACO Las Vegas Bowl: Utah vs. Boise State

Utah (10-2. 7-1 MWC) vs. Boise State (11-1, 7-1 WAC) December 22, 2010 8:00 PM ET ESPN Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada History The Las Vegas Bowl is played annually in Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada (shocking).  It was started in 1992 (after a 10 year stint as the “California Raisin Bowl”) […]

Strength Of Schedule, Continued

Quick follow up on President Gee’s comments last week regarding TCU and Southern Idaho State’s schedule; particularly that schools outside of the Big Ten and SEC don’t have the same week to week challenges as their “bigger” brothers. President Gee has stepped away from those comments somewhat, saying What do I know about college football? […]

Silver Bullet Points Looks Ahead

No press conference this week, but we do have Tress’ thoughts from after The Game and so forth Buckeye 411 Award Winners- Congrats to the members of the Ohio State team who were honored with All Big Ten accolades by the conference’s coaches. The Buckeyes led the conference with ten winners, including first team Boom […]

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: 11.13.10

Time once again to take a look back at all the fancy doin’s in the realm of college football.  This week’s theme music reminds you to not call it a comeback… Some sad news to end the weekend: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Southern Miss players who were shot last night following […]

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: 10.16.10

Yup, it was a difficult weekend… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a spot of fun, right? Not a good Saturday around the old Casa Del Mali, which started when Nebraska found out that the option doesn’t work against a defense with speed. This would normally be the part where I pointed out that […]

The Week That Were: 10.09.10

This weeks’ post comes with a soundtrack: Not all that original, so if you want to get your “Gospel” on and hear the song that was going through my head all day yesterday, this is the link for you. Almost perfect. Like a no-hitter blown at the last minute, yesterday was this close to being […]

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