Big Ten Week #2 Picks
Posted September 9th, 2011
After posting a 12-0 record in week #1, I humbly ask for the title of "pope of college football" to move from Beano Cook to me. Ok, so picking Big Ten games isn't exactly difficult in Sept and the Go-go Gophers near upset of USC was too close for comfort. Otherwise, the winners and even scoring margin were near perfect. The Big Ten avoided embarassing itself, and this week have a chance to make a statemenbt with marqee games at home. The long road ahead starts with a single step:
Fresno State at Nebraska--Pat Hill could have left the desert for Colorado, Arizona, Texas A&M, UCLA and about another dozen BCS schools over the past decade. Now it seems he is stuck in the middle of nowhere and feeling t...
Big Ten Week #1 picks
Posted September 1st, 2011
It is finally here! Football season in general and Big Ten football specifically!! I love college football and Big Ten football all the more...Who will claim Midwest dominiance this fall? What programs take steps forward and which ones fall behind? This year there will be a new team (Nebraske) and two new divisions that will play for the right to win a spot in the first ever Big ten Championship Game (formerly known as "the Game" between OSU and Michigan!!) My picks for the Division winners are Wisconsin and Michigan State. I can't say who will win just yet, but those teams appear to have the best chance of making the game. Now, let's see how we get there, starting with Week One...