Archive for September, 2006

SEC Week 2 Predictions

The test for LSU this weekend is pass/fail. Arizona is not good. If the Tigers are good at all, we”ll win the game. If we lose tonight, it”ll be a long season. What I”ll be looking for: – Offensive punch. We need to put together a balanced attack using deep pass routes and a heavy [...]

Stupid Humans, Part XXIVIIXM

It was pretty amusing this week to see the irrelevant AP football poll and the USA Today Coaches” poll snap into alignment after the first week of play. In the pre-season polls, the meaningless AP poll matched up with the important coaches poll in only one of the Top 10 spots – Ohio State at [...]

SEC / LSU Week 1 Recap

As TCL and I were saying last night, there”s really nothing of consequence that could have come out of the LSU / ULL game – unless somebody got hurt. And thankfully nobody did. You can”t say Justin Vincent sucks because he gained 21 yards on 8 carries; he just happened to be the guy in [...]

SEC Week 1 Predictions

Down to the wire, picks for week 1: – Vandy at Michigan: Ha! Big Blue big. 42 – 6 – Western Kentucky at Georgia: UGA 38 – 10 – Cal at Tennessee: Wait, a real game? Screw the Pac-10. Vols 42 – 35 – Southern Miss. at Florida: Urban wants to make a statement. Crocs [...]

LSU football outlook

The Leslie Era, year two. Coming off an SEC West title and the womanization of Miami in the Peach Bowl, expectations are really high again this year. The Tigers start the year as pre-season No. 9 after wrapping up 2005 as No. 5. With a lot of talent but also a lot of key departures, [...]

SEC / NCAA football outlook

It should be a fun year in the SEC. Seven of the 12 schools look to have good programs, and the conference is in the midst of a lot of transition. The general take: – Auburn, LSU and Florida look like the strongest teams. – Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee are potential break-out teams but each [...]

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