BCS Title Game Preview: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

Jan 05, 2013 9 Comments

The Back Drop: Head coach Brian Kelly certainly had “Irish eyes smiling” in 2012, as Notre Dame capped off their first undefeated regular season since 1988.  Back at the onset of the season, very few prognosticators (including yours truly) gave the Fighting Irish a chance to appear in a BCS Bowl game, let alone run […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #11 Michigan State Spartans

Aug 24, 2011 2 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Mark Dantonio O-Coordinator: Dan Roushar D- Coordinator: Pat Narduzzi Game Changers Offensive: Edwin Baker (RB- Junior) Defensive: Jerel Worthy (DT- Junior) Overview: Head coach Mark Dantonio and the Spartans finally ended their Big Ten title drought last season.  For the first time since 1990, the Spartans won a share […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #18 Ohio State Buckeyes

Aug 01, 2011 6 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Luke Fickell O-Coordinator: Jim Bollman D-Coordinator: Jim Heacock Game Changers: Offensive: DeVier Posey (WR- Senior) Defensive: Travis Howard (CB- Junior) Overview: The Jim Tressel era officially came to an abrupt end this off-season in Columbus,Ohio.  Interim head coach Luke Fickell is left to clean up the mess left by […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #19 Missouri Tigers

Jul 29, 2011 1 Comment

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff: Head Coach: Gary Pinkel O-Coordinator: David Yost D-Coordinator: Dave Steckel Game Changers: Offensive: Michael Egnew (TE- Senior) Defensive: Jacquies Smith (DE- Senior) Overview: Head coach Gary Pinkel has led the Tigers program to at least 8 wins the last five seasons.  During that time, the Tigers have enjoyed immense success on […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #24 Mississippi State Bulldogs

Jul 20, 2011 3 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Dan Mullen O-Coordinator: Les Koenning D-Coordinator: Geoff Collins/Chris Wilson Game Changers Offensive: Chris Relf (QB-Junior) Defensive: Josh Boyd (DT-Junior) Overview: Head coach Dan Mullen has the Bulldogs program primed for another stellar season.  Coming off a 9-4 season, including a win in the Gator Bowl versus Michigan, has Bulldog […]

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Gator Bowl Preview

Dec 31, 2010 Comments Off on Gator Bowl Preview

#21 Mississippi St. at Michigan (+3.5) 59.5 o/u After two straight seasons of not playing in a bowl game, both of these programs will square off against each other on New Years Day in the Progressive Gator Bowl. The Bulldogs finished fifth in the SEC West (4-4 SEC, 8-4 Overall). The Wolverines finished seventh in […]

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