- Fri, 26 Dec 2008 18:40:47 +0000: Creating The Perfect Playoff Plan (Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The BCS) - MrSEC » X Statistics and Analysis
I want a college football playoff. Let’s say that right up front. I think it’s ridiculous to think that there is one sport in all the world that is NOT [...]
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- Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:08:37 +0000: MrSEC’s BCS National Title Game Prediction (Our Fuzzy Math Never Fails) - MrSEC » X Statistics and Analysis
Let me start out by saying that this is hardly an accurate way to predict the outcome of a ballgame. So before any stats majors start sending me nasty emails [...]
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- Tue, 05 Aug 2008 22:09:00 +0000: RUSHING, PASSING, OR STOPPING THE RUSH OR PASS: WHAT’S THE BIGGEST KEY TO VICTORY IN THE SEC? - MrSEC » X Statistics and Analysis
The old adage says that you have to be able to run the football and stop the run to win in the SEC. But that was before Steve Spurrier entered [...]
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- Mon, 07 Jul 2008 13:03:00 +0000: THE BEST OF THE BEST OF THE BEST IN SEC FOOTBALL - MrSEC » X Statistics and Analysis
Last week, Jimmy Hyams broke down the records of the SEC’s best football programs over the past 25 years. This week, another panelist on “The Sports Source” tv show (which [...]
- Mon, 16 Jun 2008 22:08:00 +0000: RECRUITING RANKINGS NOT PERFECT, BUT THEY DO PROVIDE HINTS TO SUCCESS - MrSEC » X Statistics and Analysis
Every February, SEC fans go ga-ga over recruiting rankings. It’s the equivalent of baseball’s hot stove league… when every team still has a chance, still has reason to hope. But [...]
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- Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000: Mississippi State ends 5-game losing streak - The Sun Herald -- Mississippi State
STARKVILLE -- Fred Thomas scored 16 points and Travis Daniels 13 as Mississippi State knocked off Jacksonville 70-47 at Humphrey Coliseum on Tuesday night, ending the Bulldogs' five-game losing streak.
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000: Maxwell Club names Mullen Coach of the Year - The Sun Herald -- Mississippi State
PHILADELPHIA -- After guiding Mississippi State to its first 10-win regular season and first appearance in the Orange Bowl since 1941, head coach Dan Mullen has been recognized as the…
- Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:52:00 +0000: SEC power rankings: Kentucky holds massive lead, MSU drops to bottom - The Sun Herald -- Mississippi State
Sun Herald SEC Power Rankings…
- Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000: Vivians leads unbeaten MSU women past past Miami-Ohio - The Sun Herald -- Mississippi State
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Victoria Vivians led the way with 20 points as No. 20 Mississippi State completed its women's basketball road swing with a perfect ledger Sunday night.
- Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000: USC Upstate upsets Mississippi State - The Sun Herald -- Mississippi State
JACKSON -- USC Upstate is starting to get used to knocking off teams from major conferences.
- Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:56:00 +0000: Monique's Bowl Betting Bonanza: Battling the Pre-Xmas Bowl Games - Covers.com: NCAAF News and Stories
Covers writer Monique Vag - or "Mo V" as she's known around the office - is taking on the challenge of betting every single college football bowl game this postseason. Follow her throughout bowl season for her thoughts, betting strategy and reaction ...
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:39:00 +0000: Hawai'i Bowl betting preview: Fresno State vs. Rice - Covers.com: NCAAF News and Stories
With a sub-.500 record and a bitter taste in its mouth from two years ago, Fresno State returns to the Hawaii Bowl when it faces Rice in Honolulu. The Bulldogs hope to enjoy their Christmas Eve a bit more than they did when they were demolished by SM...
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:06:00 +0000: Bahamas Bowl betting preview: Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky - Covers.com: NCAAF News and Stories
The inaugural Bahamas Bowl in Nassau pitting Central Michigan against Western Kentucky is the first FBS bowl game outside of either the United States or Canada since the 1937 Bacardi Bowl in Havana, Cuba.
- Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:15:00 +0000: Poinsettia Bowl betting preview: Navy vs. San Diego State - Covers.com: NCAAF News and Stories
Navy should feel right at home when it faces San Diego State in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. Navy is playing in the Poinsettia Bowl for the fourth time since the game was introduced in 2005.
- Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:49:00 +0000: Boca Raton Bowl betting preview: Marshall vs. Northern Illinois - Covers.com: NCAAF News and Stories
The inaugural Boca Raton Bowl features two conference champions - Northern Illinois from the Mid-American Conference facing off against Marshall, which is representing Conference USA.
- Wed, 24 Dec 2014 19:59:00 +0000: DePriest Turner on Cal: "I'm Ready For It" - Scout.com > HS > Alabama Team
We plumb the depths of new Cal commit DePriest Turner, from playing quarterback to his recruiter Jacob Peeler to the fact that the Bears coaching staff offered him without seeing any defensive film. The 3.9-GPA student will knock your socks off, both on the field and off.
- Wed, 24 Dec 2014 19:04:00 +0000: Former UAB WR 'really liked' Louisville - Scout.com > HS > Alabama Team
Former UAB wide receiver Jamari Staples talks about his visit to Louisville and his pending decision, which could come this week. Staples is expected to pick U of L or Auburn.
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:28:00 +0000: Scout Spotlight: 3-star Keaton Anderson - Scout.com > HS > Alabama Team
Learn more about Alabama commitment Keaton Anderson both on and off the field in this exclusive video from Scout.
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000: 2016 DE Talks Recruiting - Scout.com > HS > Alabama Team
Demopolis (AL) High School class of 2016 defensive end Rahmeel Cook talks recruiting.
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:53:00 +0000: 2016 RB Active On Recruiting Circuit - Scout.com > HS > Alabama Team
Kingwood Christian High School 2016 running back Charles White is taking a very active approach to the recruiting process.
- Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:33:15 +0000: SBN: What Odell Beckham Jr.'s latest victim needs to do now - And The Valley Shook: FanShots
Looks like a former gump got served.
- Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:29:35 +0000: Advocate: "LSU coach Les Miles says he’s not considering Michigan" - And The Valley Shook: FanShots
"Speaking to reporters after Monday’s practice, Miles declined to be directly quoted about the opening at Michigan, but the coach — unprompted — said the job is not in his consideration."
- Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:08:19 +0000: NYT: Odell Beckham Jr. Puts On a Show, Leaving Defenders and Fans Stupefied - And The Valley Shook: FanShots
"The glow emanating from the blossoming career of Odell Beckham Jr. has come to this: Many fans in the stands at MetLife Stadium focus their attention on him, and only him, when the Giants’ offense is on the field."
I will not allow myself to wonder what-if (he had stayed for his senior year), but will rejoice in positive attention he brings to the LSU program.
Geaux Tigers in the NFL!
h/t to Penny
- Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:35 +0000: Oklahoma High School Football - And The Valley Shook: FanShots
I'm interested to hear Swanga's take on this.
Glad it was shot down, would set an awful precedent.
- Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:59:37 +0000: La'el Collins Wins SEC's Jacobs Blocking Trophy - And The Valley Shook: FanShots
BATON ROUGE – LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins became the sixth Tiger in school history to win the prestigious Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the Southeastern Conference’s most outstanding blocker, the SEC office announced Wednesday.
Collins was selected as the winner by a vote of the league’s head coaches.
He joins OT Ciron Black in 2009, OG Alan Faneca in 1997, OT Robert Dugas in 1978, FB/HB J.W. Brodnax in 1958 and QB/FB Bill May in 1936 as LSU players to win the distinguished award.