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Predicting Wins and Losses for the 2014 Texas Longhorns' Schedule

When the 2014 Texas Longhorns take the field this fall they will begin a new era in their tradition rich football program history book. After having Mack Brown patrol the sidelines in Austin, Texas for nearly two decades the reigns are now handed over to Charlie Strong. Strong, the former defensive coordinator at Florida and head coach at Louisville, was brought in to bring a new...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

HUNH: Bingo, Blue Chips, Hundley and Mack

Each Thursday we take a look around the world of college football and check out some of the biggest stories, best content (and sometimes worst), videos and opinions. Since the title of this weekly column is the “Hurry Up No Huddle”, let’s start with Gus Malzahn and his trip to the Oak Park Nursing Home [story link]. Here’s Gus taking part in a game of “Hurry Up No Huddle...
Via Bloguin Best
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

HUNH: Bingo, Blue Chips, Hundley and Mack

Each Thursday we take a look around the world of college football and check out some of the biggest stories, best content (and sometimes worst), videos and opinions. Since the title of this weekly column is the “Hurry Up No Huddle”, let’s start with Gus Malzahn and his trip to the Oak Park Nursing Home [story link]. Here’s Gus taking part in a game of “Hurry Up No Huddle...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators hoping to maintain spring momentum as summer approaches

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The first phase of Florida's turnaround project is complete. The Gators closed spring camp Saturday with a 23-23 tie in the annual Orange & Blue Debut. The spring game concluded a busy stretch since the end of last season's 4-8 campaign. Florida coach Will Muschamp brought in three new assistant coaches, UF signed another top-10 recruiting class,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pittman and Brown happy with offense

The Florida Gators spent all spring installing a new offense and the players seemed to have taken to it nicely. Junior receiver Latroy Pittman and senior running back Mack Brown are two that can see a great deal of progress at Florida and feel great about where things are headed. Both players met with the Florida media after the orange and Blue on Saturday.
Via florida.scout.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The SEC's 20 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Their BAAAACK!One conference, two divisions and a whole lot of questions to be answered. There is no question the SEC is still the best conference in college football, but the rules may have changed a bit.The times of the SEC - they are a changing. The SEC East is rebuilding offenses and regrouping defenses. The league is transforming - with Kantucky and Tennessee having great recruiting...
Via Football Nation
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football 2014: 5 Programs On The Decline

Everything in college football is cyclic. Teams that were good fall off the winning wagan and then find some way to get back on.Call it the continuation of college football. New coaches, new players, new teams making their presence known. Big time players leave programs, head coaches succeed and are offered the "dream job they always hoped for." Meanwhile the program left...
Via Football Nation
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida RB to miss spring practice

Florida running back Matt Jones is to miss the spring practice after needing another knee surgery. Is it not known whether Jones - who needed surgery on his left knee after destroying it in the Gators' loss at LSU in mid-October after he started four games this season - will be fit enough to start Game 1 in September against Idaho at The Swamp. BOTTOM LINE: It's not great...
Via SEC Football Blog
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5 most intriguing teams to follow this off-season

PHOTO: USA Today Sports The Florida State Seminoles knocked off the Auburn Tigers in a thriller on Monday night and now we have a long eight month wait ahead of us until the 2014 season. Recruiting season will kick off the off-season, then it's the NFL Draft and spring practice and then the long summer before fall practice starts. What should you do to occupy your time now...
Via Bloguin Best
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5 most intriguing teams to follow this off-season

PHOTO: USA Today Sports The Florida State Seminoles knocked off the Auburn Tigers in a thriller on Monday night and now we have a long eight month wait ahead of us until the 2014 season. Recruiting season will kick off the off-season, then it's the NFL Draft and spring practice and then the long summer before fall practice starts. What should you do to occupy your time now...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

"Strong Choice for Texas" by G.W. Gras

When word got out that the University of Texas was set to part ways with head coach Mack Brown so many names popped up as potential candidates.  From Nick Saban to Jon Gruden; Jim Mora Jr. to Jim Harbaugh - everyone thought Texas was going to throw a ridiculous amount of money to the biggest name coach they could get their hands on.  Instead Texas didn't go that route.  They...
Via Route4Sports
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Officially Confirmed as Next Coach of Texas

Saturday night it was confirmed by Louisville that Head Coach Charlie Strong was officially leaving the Cardinals to become the next coach at the University of Texas. The official announcement comes a night after the news broke that Strong was going to be the next coach at Texas, but the news wasn't confirmed by Louisville officials until Saturday. That suspense is now over and...
Via Football Nation
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Reports Say Charlie Strong will be Next Coach At Texas

Late Friday night the news broke that the Texas Longhorns could reportedly be close to hiring Louisville’s Coach Charlie Strong as their new head coach. The news hasn’t been made official yet, but by all accounts seems to be the lead guy at this point. The Longhorns let former Coach Mack Brown go as more of a forced resignation more than anything, despite Brown’s claim that...
Via Football Nation
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 New Year Wishes for Some College Football Traditional Powers

As the New Year arrives and we start 2014, it’s time to take a look at what some of the traditional powers in college football should wish for in 2014. The list will include the elite of the elite and teams that undoubtedly rule the land of college football in popularity. The game of college football increases in popularity ever year and with a new final four playoff system beginning...
Via Football Nation
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2013 Verbies: How I voted

The best college football podcast out there is without a doubt The Solid Verbal. As a long time listener I consider myself a Verballer. For those who have not enjoyed the show, I highly encourage you to do so if you enjoy college football. Odds are if you are reading this then you are a fan of the sport, and thus must check out The Solid Verbal at your earliest convenience. One of...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Potential Offensive Coordinator Choices for UF

The University of Florida’s football program is in no rush to make a decision on its new offensive coordinator. Head coach Will Muschamp knows and the university’s athletic director Jeremy Foley must be in sync when making this hire.The decision to bring Brent Pease in to replace Charlie Weis was met with a solid applause from the Gator Nation, but those claps quickly turned...
Via Football Nation
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football: Five Under-The-Radar Bowl Games Worth Watching

USC vs. Fresno State: Las Vegas BowlThis game has significance for a few reasons. It may also be a high-scoring affair for one or both teams.Besides the Florida Gators and Texas Longhorns, what other school in the nation has been more defined as team turmoil than the USC Trojans? Three head coaches in one season seems a bit much.Fresno State starts Derek Carr at quarterback - brother...
Via Football Nation
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

USA Today Lists Charlie Strong As A Top Five Candidate For The Texas Job

With it now being official that the University of Texas will be looking for a new head football coach, the national talking heads are speculating who the Longhorn will target to replace Mack Brown. It should come as no surprise that Louisville head coach Charlie Strong is being mentioned as a potential candidate. USA Today lists Strong as one of the five potential candidates for...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong on USA Today’s short list for Texas

Mack Brown did what he said wasn’t going to do and tendered his resignation at the University of Texas over the weekend, probably setting in motion a wave of coaching changes at some winning programs. Apparently Nick Saban, of Alabama, had apparently turned Texas down before any official offer could be tendered, one happy camper with the program he restored at Alabama. The speculators...
Via Louisville Card Game
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Too many problems to finish the job

Junior running back Mack Brown ran his hardest, the offensive line pounded away all game, freshman running back Kelvin Taylor ran hard, red-shirt freshman Skyler Mornhinweg did almost everything he was asked to do. In the end, the Florida Gators just had too many obstacles to overcome to get the job done Saturday night on the road against a top 11 team in South Carolina.
Via florida.scout.com
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Art Briles And The 5 Coaches Who Will Change Schools In 2014

We already know that there is one major college coaching job that is open in 2014 (USC) and the potential for a few more.While it seems that Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp has been assured he will keep his job for the upcoming season, I wonder what happens if he loses to Georgia Southern before his team faces a much more dominant Florida State team in The Swamp at the end...
Via Football Nation
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Gamecocks vs. Gators Football Preview

University of Florida 2013 Record: 4-5 overall, 3-4 SEC Overall Record vs. Gamecocks: Gators lead series 24-6-3 Gators Head Coach: Will Muschamp 3rd season as head coach (22-13) Florida comes in to Columbia playing the part of the walking wounded.  So far this season the Gators have lost 10 players to season ending injuries, and have had 24 players missing...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Muschamp shouldn't be on hot seat

What if Will Muschamp oversaw the daily operations of a gator-shoe business? OK, let's back up one step: What if you were the president of a large supplier to U.S. retail industries and one of your big businesses were gator shoes? The executive who formerly oversaw this business retired, having had his fill of the job's high demands and higher stress and believing the business...
Via Fox Sports
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

The Morning After: And Another One Bites……….Wait, What?

  Photo credit: Evan Habeeb/Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports I was ready. I was ready to lay into Mack Brown. I was ready to lay into the defense for giving up 40 points. I was ready to start throwing in the towel, but as “Mack on a Pay phone” says: “Give the Longhorns credit.” In a game where the Texas could have easily found a way to lose, they found a way to win. I will...
Via HornSports.com
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Saban and Paul "Bear" Bryant: Who Molded The Best Coaches?

Nick Saban's PupilsWhile coaching under Bill Belichick on the Cleveland Browns' staff, Nick Saban was a student under a great coach himself.Mark Dantonio learned a great deal about coaching defense from Saban. Dantonio's Michigan State Spartans are ranked 3rd in the nation in points given up. The Spartans are 8-1 in 2013, and they've had two 11 win seasons in the...
Via Football Nation
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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