Mid-Season Superlatives by John Harris

The college football season has reached its midpoint and, as always, there have been some pleasant surprises and shocking disappointments. Here are some mid-season superlatives. Best team – Alabama Still. The Crimson Tide have produced 11 non-offensive touchdowns. True freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts has been dynamic from the series he went under center. Well, okay, […]

@PJJWatt, the Sam Houston State Version of J.J. Watt?

His twitter handle is @PJJWatt, but I’m not completely sure if it’s because Sam Houston State Bearkats defensive end P.J. Hall loves him some J.J. Watt or because he’s the FCS version of J.J. Watt. Both reasons might actually be true for the 6-1, 275 lb. junior defensive end from Seguin, TX. Built out of […]

This Week, 12th Time is the Charm

It’s called having someone’s number or in the case of the Tennessee Volunteers and the Florida Gators, it’s having a team’s number. These two undefeated SEC foes meet again in September on Saturday afternoon in Knoxville and the homestanding Volunteers need desperately to end The Streak. And, trust me, it’s not a good one. The […]

Alabama @ Ole Miss: Third Time is the Charm?

The third time is always the charm, or so we’re told. That’s not been the case for teams trying to beat a Nick Saban-coached team in the SEC. Since Saban arrived at LSU in 2000, no team has beaten his team three straight seasons. Ole Miss has that opportunity on Saturday afternoon in Oxford. The […]

Week 1 Lived Up to the Hype

College football’s week one lived up to every ounce of the hype, believe it or not. Houston’s dominating win over Oklahoma served notice that the Cougars were no one game wonder. Wisconsin upset LSU in Lambeau Field and proved that even without a ton of big names, the Badgers can compete with, and beat, the […]

The AP Top 25 is No Surprise

The AP top 25 poll was released earlier this week and there’s a familiar school at the top of the charts, if you will. Alabama. This was the fifth time in history, and the third time under head coach Nick Saban, that the Crimson Tide has been anointed the best team in college football. It’s […]

The AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl Gridiron Legends Class of 2016 Announced

Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Jim Nantz and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims lead legendary class The AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl Committee has selected the 2016 Class of Gridiron Legends, the Bowl announced today. All five honorees will be introduced at the 2016 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff game on Sept. 3 and will be inducted to the Gridiron […]

As Expansion Talks Loom, Cougars Main Goal is Winning Now IRVING – The scene likely unfolded something like this: in meeting rooms at a Key Biscayne, Fla., resort last week, presidents and athletic directors from a handful of schools kept ears on business involving the American Athletic Conference and both eyes glued to cellphones for any morsel of news regarding Big 12 expansion. By […]

Sooners Talk About Facing Cougars September 1

Earlier this week, I was up in Dallas for Big 12 Media days. It was a fast-paced, whirlwind of a day as the Oklahoma Sooners, Texas Longhorns, Kansas Jayhawks, West Virginia Mountaineers and Baylor Bears met with the assembled media on hand. Then, near the end of the proceedings on that Tuesday, it was announced […]

The Ultimate 11 Offensive Players

Throughout the spring and summer, I’ve been preparing for the season and writing about games and star-laden units. I’ll stay in that lane and break down the best offensive players in college football. Here’s MY assessment of the Ultimate 11 players at each offensive position heading into the 2016 season (NOT Draft ranking, just based […]

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