Rutgers got embarrassed this season, showing a 2-10 record after losing to Penn State 27-6 Saturday night. Knowing that a much-needed change was in the works, Rutgers hired a familiar face. Rutgers football has (re)hired their best football coach in program history, as they are bringing back Greg Schiano. During his time, he took Rutgers […]Read more "Instant analysis: Rutgers brings back Greg Schiano to lead football program"
Mid-August. The fresh-cut grass produces a distinctive smell that always takes me back to Dermond Field. It’s football season! I am reminded of raiding my dad’s dresser for a t-shirt that I’ll use as a practice jersey. Football is back. Football season in Philadelphia is a five-month holiday season. With it comes the quest for […]Read more "Two College Football games you simply cannot afford to miss in 2019"
When the NCAA announced four years ago that college football would depart from the BCS and move int a four team playoff format, fans around the country rejoiced. The expansion of four teams from two computer elected teams would allow for a greater amount of teams, presumably conference winners that may not have gone undefeated, […]Read more "Should The College Football Playoff Expand To Eight Teams?"
While bowl season doesn’t officially get under way for another 12 days, it’s never too early to start making predictions on games that are going to take place over the next month. In the throws of holiday festivities, swiping your credit card recklessly on presents for your loved ones while you listen to the same […]Read more "Predicting the outcome of all 40 bowl games: Part 1"
The coffee pot was likely brewing all night long in the College Football Playoff committee’s war room. After a thrilling Championship Weekend, the committee was tasked with choosing the four most deserving teams to represent the FBS for a chance to win the National Championship. Clemson was all but a lock after going into the […]Read more "Previewing The 2017 College Football Playoff"
Earlier this week, the College Football Playoff Committee unveiled its first official rankings of the 2017 campaign. Not surprisingly, the Penn State Nittany Lions were not included in the top four projections, meaning if the season were to end today, the team would not be included in the playoff. The good news for the Nittany […]Read more "Breaking Down The First College Football Playoff Rankings: What Do They Mean For Penn State?"
There’s something about the anticipation of a primetime night game, especially one against a division rival, in Beaver Stadium, during a White Out. I sat around all Saturday, following the earlier games from my couch, lesser games you might say, anxiously awaiting the 7:30 kickoff. Throughout the day, I also had a conversation with a […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Win Against Michigan"
Great teams find a way to win when the game is on the line. That’s exactly what Penn State did last weekend, as they were able to sneak out of Iowa City with a nail-biting, walkoff win against the Iowa Hawkeyes 21-19. It wasn’t pretty, at all, but a win is a win in the […]Read more "Previewing Penn State Week 5: Home Against Indiana"
I expected this one to be close. I had my reservations on a night game, against Iowa, in Kinnick Stadium, and for good reason. The last four teams to come into Kinnick ranked fifth or better, including the 2008 Penn State squad, walked out with a loss. It was the first road game of the […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Nail Biting Win Over Iowa"
Daniel Murray lined up just inside the right hash marks, his holder down to one knee, the right leg bent, but supplanted on the ground. The wind was blowing strongly as the righty kicker, clad in an all black jersey and helmet, with a yellow Hawkeye logo on either side, back tracked twice, and side […]Read more "Previewing Penn State Week 4: Away Against Iowa"