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Purple Yeti Roar 23: Reckless Irish Eyeballin’

So this week I’m excited to present my takes on college football with a tasty sun drenched backlight!  Besides my production glee, I delve into Notre Dame’s batted eyes for another conference.  Namely the Big 12.  But if that gets too sappy, I’ll talk about UCLA, Kansas State, Texas, Texas Tech, Harvey Updyke, and College Football Playoffs Continue reading Purple Yeti Roar 23: Reckless Irish Eyeballin’

Crib Sheet: My Head Hurts

It looks as though the NFL cracked down on concussions and big time hits, doling out suspensions for head on collisions now.   What does this mean for college football?  Probably the same type of suspension.  I’m not sure they will completely lock down like they do in the NFL.  I’m guessing that this sport may be going away in the next 15 years, or at least it will turn into more of an arena style of play.  Even for the colleges.  Now check out the Crib Sheet:

Crib Sheet: College Football Prime Time

Finally the wait is over.   Tomorrow night we kick off another great year of college football!  It’s been what seems likes ages since the end of last season and now we have another year of the most pristine competition we’ll ever see on the field.  Sure the offseason provided plenty of drama, with coaching changes and conference expansion, but we’re done with the talking and we’re ready to strap it on.  The helmet that is.  So here’s the last Crib Sheet before the new season:

Kansas State Wildcats Football 2010 Preview: Getting Better Everyday

The Kansas State Wildcats enjoyed somewhat of resurgence last year.  They even almost went to the Big 12 Championship Game.  Yet, they failed to make a bowl.  The offseason was the most quiet I’ve ever heard and now we find ourselves looking straight down the barrel of a new football season.  The weirdness of last year’s season should continue for this year.  It’s all good for Bill Snyder 2.0, as they will be getting better.  Day by day. Little by little.

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Crib Sheet: I Feel A Draft in Here

Welcome to this week’s Crib Sheet where we give you wall to wall coverage of the NFL Draft!  Well, maybe not.  This post will be about as much as we will put into the pros and their cherry picking of primo college talent.  After this weekend, college football reloads and we are one more week closer to the start of the best sport ever.  No, not the National Football League, but college football!  So kick back, relax, and enjoy some Crib Sheet tastiness:

  • No more fun for you football players out there!  No more hidden shout outs on your black eye tap!  No more wedge blocks?  Okay, so the NCAA approved a couple of rules that tightens taunting on touchdown plays and removing points from the board, restricts players from putting messages on their black eye tape, and making the wedge block on kick offs illegal.  Um, where did all of the fun go?  If they were concerned about player safety or individuality like the pros, then they should pay them like a pro.
  • Chris Harper, the Oregon transfer, is pumped to switch to full time wide receiver for Kansas State.  Back at Oregon, he tried to fulfill his dream of being quarterback and played a dual threat role.  Ever since the Bill Snyder 2.0 coaches pulled him aside and said he could pull pro money if he went full time receiver, he’s been catching balls and being content.  All it takes is the potential of major cash to change some one’s mind.  America!
  • Welp, Mike Leach’s attorneys finally filed a lawsuit claiming his firing was all a big conspiracy.  This was pretty much expected, unlike his firing.  Isn’t he in Key West?  Is he really in a hurry to get back to coaching?  Maybe the pirate is trying to pilfer and plunder a couple of extra gold coins here.
  • Boise State will replace their beloved blue turf for ….. more blue turf!  The glare from the light reflecting from the turf bothered everyone in the stands.  The blue field itself still bothers us on the television.  What could’ve been an advantage over opposing teams may seem like dressing for their rumored top 3 debut in the BCS Standings later this year.
  • Former Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier died in a hiking accident in Arkansas.  He was the quarterback from 2002-06.  Our condolences go out this his family and friends.
  • McFarlane Toys will be coming out with some college football themed action figures.   This is their second time around with this idea.  The idea is to take big NFL stars and showcase them in action from their college days.  So far there hasn’t been a Big 12 player immortalized in toy form yet, but we like the Drew Brees one alot.