As the countdown clock ran down on the Chicago Bears, my social media timelines were replete with derisive and dismissive comments regarding Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o. And, I would be lying if I didn’t expect to see the discussions of his off-field episode come to the surface. I had hoped that it would be […]

I shan’t get too crazy into the Nevada lines, but there are two games that piqued my interest when they were released this week. 1. Oregon is favored by 31 1/2 points over UCLA. UCLA lost to USC by a count of 50-0 on Saturday night. Rick Neuheisel was dismissed by the team on Monday. […]

How do you work past loud stadiums on the road? You learn hand signals and enhance your non-verbal communication skills. At Oregon, a number of Ducks have also learned sign language to complete their foreign language requirement. They learned a lot, including the true meaning of “O.” Heisman candidate LaMichael James is among many Oregon […]

If you haven’t watched a lot of college football, break out a Thesaurus, look up “great” and just start reading. Then, pull up his stats , get cracking on YouTube and let that new-found litany of adjectives fly. Newton was electrifying in the SEC Championship Game, single-handedly dismantling the South Carolina Gamecocks and leaving Steve […]