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College Football Notes – 03.03.15

College Football Notes – 03.03.15 Spring practices are beginning in earnest throughout the country this month, so I should have a lot of team news starting this week and going all the way into May.   College football 2015 Power 5 spring practice and spring game dates Good spring schedule for the Power 5 schools and a few of the wannabe schools who wish they were in a Power 5 conference … like Notre Dame....

College Football Notes – 02.27.15

College Football Notes – 02.27.15 I didn’t have as many Spring practice articles as I expected in my feeds this week, but I did read several good college football articles to share with everyone.   BYU AD Tom Holmoe: ‘Intention’ is to find Power 5 home in ‘near future’ From GoSooners with the following lament: BYU still trying to figure a way to slither into a Power 5 conference....

College Football Notes – 02.24.15

College Football Notes – 02.24.15 Spring practices are getting started throughout the country, so we should have a lot of team and conference info pouring in over the next several weeks (well into May)   Five things to watch in Michigan spring practice  A summary of the QB, RB, Secondary, Special Teams & OL positions. Offensive coaches unite against the new linemen downfield rule proposal GoSooners talked...

College Football Notes – 02.20.15

   College Football Notes – 02.20.15     15 For ’15: The Big Transfers GoSooners sent me this one with the following comment:  I would like to see him (OU QB transfer Baker Mayfield) get a few games under his belt before declaring him king of the world. But at least he does fit Riley’s system like a glove. UPDATE: DB Avery Sebastian has transferred to Notre Dame (via Cal).   5 SEC JUCO...

College Football Notes – 02.17.15

  College Football Notes – 02.17.15     5 Reasons Why Big Ten Football Will Be Best Conference in 2015 Another Bleacher Report slideshow, but it has some good info. Wasn’t everyone talking about how bad the Big Ten was last year about this time? Now they’re the best conference in college football? YEAH RIGHT! I still only see one elite team and (maybe) two really good teams (Michigan State &...

College Football Notes – 02.13.15

College Football Notes – 02.13.15    Who Has Best 2015 College Football Roster Based on Past Recruiting Cycles? An excellent article about which 2015 rosters contain the best college football players, based on recruiting rankings. Which as the article points out, are pretty darn accurate in predicting that there are only 12 teams that will be vying for the National Championship next season. College Football Offenses...

How to Handicap College Basketball Q & A

How to Handicap College Basketball Q & A. I recently sent out some emails asking various college basketball handicappers a few questions about some of the main aspects they like to look for when selecting games to wager on. As usual, I had to sift through a lot of garbage to find a few potential nuggets. Here are two responses that I thought were pretty good and should at the very least give everyone something to think...

College Football Notes – 02.10.15

College Football Notes – 02.10.15 Starting to see a lot of preseason rankings, and also some of the school specific blogs are starting to breakdown returning starters & position groups. Duke started Spring practice last week and I believe I read that Colorado starts this week. Nearly a record high in Phoenix yesterday (83 degrees). I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine   Miscellaneous  QB Keeton gets...

College Football Notes – 02.06.15

College Football Notes – 02.06.15 A lot of good post-recruiting info out there yesterday and today. If any of you guys have any great CFB articles to share, please post them in the comments section below. Thx.    RECRUITING WRAP-UP True Composite Recruiting Ranks & Stats Devils and Nittany Lions killed it this recruiting cycle. Both schools up ~20 points above their average 4-year class rank. On the other side of...

College Football Recruiting 2015

National signing day is tomorrow, so it is coming down to crunch time for several big-time recruits. The latest article I read was by Fox Sports senior college football reporter Bruce Feldman.  Feldman names his Top 10 Instant Impact Recruits, including two, maybe three, from the PAC 12. His number one overall impact recruit is CB Iman Marshal, who is uncommitted, but all indications are he will sign with USC tomorrow....