Is Wake Forest’s Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

What is wrong with Wake Forest Football? Well for starters, the Demon Deacons have backed themselves in a corner in order to make post season play; with two more games left on the football horizon.  First the Deacons have to take on the “red hot” Duke Blue Devils 8-2, who have knocked off two ranked […]

Northwestern 2013: A Tale of Two Seasons

Rewind to January 2013. A 10-3 record and their first bowl win since 1949.  “We’re here now, and we’re here to stay,” were the words of victory. October 2013. College GameDay showed up in Evanston.  A Primetime game, under the lights, on a national stage. Undefeated and ranked in the top 20 in every poll. […]

I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw: A Northwestern account of Nebraska 2013

Northwestern 24 (4-5, 0-5 Big Ten) v Nebraska 27 (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten):  Nebraska wins 27-24 “I DON’T BELIEVE WHAT I JUST SAW”, were words mouthed by famous announcer Jack Buck after Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series walk off home run. That is exactly what the hundreds of thousand fans thought on Saturday afternoon. Saturday, […]

Week 5 Games: Top 25 Recaps (In 2 sentences or less)

#21 Ole Miss (3-1, 1-1 SEC) vs #1 Alabama: (4-0, 2-0 SEC):  Alabama wins 25-0 with 254 rushing yards and 38:29 Time of Possession (vs just 21 minutes for Ole Miss). Cal (1-3, 0-2 Pac-12) vs #2 Oregon (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12):  Oregon wins 55-16.  Statistically they didn’t overwhelm, but they recovered 5 turnovers and Bralon […]

After First Three Games Wake Forest Looking Worse, Not Better

Last week after the lost to Louisiana Monroe 19-21, Coach Grobe said, “”It has a lot to do not with what we’re doing but how we’re doing it. We’re a very lethargic offensive football team right now. We have no sense of urgency. This is my fault. This is nobody’s fault but the head coach, […]

Recap Week 14 Pac-12 Championship: #8 Stanford beats #16 UCLA…smelling like roses

#16 UCLA (9-4, 6-3 Pac-12) vs #8 Stanford (11-2, 8-1) at Stanford Stadium: Stanford wins Pac-12 Title 27-24 Stanford kicker Jordan Williamson not only kicked Notre Dame into #1 for the first time in the history of the BCS, but also kicked Stanford into the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1999. And on […]

Recap Week 14: #17 Kent State was MAC’s best hope for a BCS Berth

#21 Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) vs #17 Kent State (11-2, 8-0 MAC): Northern Illinois Wins MAC Title 44-37 Northern Illinois might have had double the total yards that Kent State had (524 vs 260) thanks in part to their rushing game comprised of Jordan Lynch and Akeem Daniels, who rushed for 160 yds and […]

Recap Week 13 ASU vs UA: The Territorial Cup Trophy is back in Tempe!

Arizona State (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) beats #24 Arizona (7-5, 4-5 Pac-12): 41-34 in Tucson. A triumphant return: the Territorial Cup trophy comes back to Tempe. The Arizona State Sun Devils beat the University of Arizona Wildcats 41-34 in the Territorial Cup on Friday. In a signature win for Todd Graham’s first season as head coach […]

Recap Week 13: Standings Relatively Unchanged

Following Week 13, the rankings remained basically unchanged, with a few inevitable changes do to ranked opponents playing one another: Full standings can be found here. 1 Notre Dame 12-0 2 Alabama 11-1 3 Georgia 11-1 4 Florida 11-1 5 Oregon 11-1 6 Kansas State 10-1 7 LSU 10-2 8 Stanford 10-2 9 Texas A&M […]

Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for?

I’m just thankful there’s football on this weekend because after Thanksgiving dinner, it gets boring—The College Football Girl’s mother As told by family and friends: I’m thankful for the “Little Giants” overtime win against Notre Dame.  To be in the stadium for that game, when no one expected that call.  Everyone expected [head coach Mark] […]