The Iowa Wave – the greatest new tradition in college football

In a previous post, I took a look at some of the great traditions in sports.  Since that time, a new tradition seems to have taken off:  “The Iowa Wave.”  If you’re an avid college football fan like I am, then you’ve likely seen the heart-warming story from Iowa City, […]

Perseverance pays off for USC’s Jake Olson

Later today, the #15 ranked USC Trojans will open their 2018 season against the UNLV Rebels.  In last year’s season opener, we witnessed the amazing story of Jake Olson (#61) who is USC’s backup long snapper. You may remember Jake snapping the final PAT against Western Michigan just one year ago. […]

The NCAA giveth and the NCAA taketh away Reggie Bush’s Heisman.

Almost 3 years ago today, Yahoo! Sports Exclusive provided findings from a Reggie Bush Investigation.   In it, were details that resulted from an eight month probe regarding what appeared to be multiple NCAA violations.  According to the investigation, Bush and his family accepted gifts and financial benefits valued at more than […]

Coach in waiting…really only works for the coach in waiting, dadgummit! 13

In an an exclusive interview with Matt Hayes of Sporting News, legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden, shares how FSU President T.K. Whetherell reneged on his previous agreement. Ok.  Stop there.  Back track almost 50 years!  Yes that’s how far this story goes back.   T. K. was able to attend FSU (where he eventually […]

Bad News Blount

Remember last year when the highly touted, Oregon Duck’s running back, LeGarrette Blount, was blasted for punching one of his opponents out of the blue, after an embarrassing loss?  Yeah, well, surprise…guess who’s back in the news?! After running for over 1,000 yards and a school record of 17 touchdowns,  in 2008, Blount’s outburst […]