2011 NFL Season Preview: NFC South

Sep 08, 2011 1 Comment

Atlanta Falcons (2010 record: 13-3) Through the first 13 weeks of the 2010 regular season there wasn’t any team hotter than the Atlanta Falcons.  Unbeatable at home, with Matt Ryan smartly running the offense and Michael Turner running people over, the Falcons seemed destined to make a deep run in the playoffs.  However, the team’s […]

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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: #16 Arkansas Razorbacks

Aug 03, 2011 2 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Bobby Petrino O-Coordinator: Garrick McGee D-Coordinator: Willy Robinson Game Changers Offensive: Knile Davis (RB- Junior) UPDATE: Davis is expected to miss the entire 2011 season with an ankle injury Defensive: Jerry Franklin (LB- Senior) Overview:  Head coach Bobby Petrino has transformed the Razorbacks into a perennial national power since […]

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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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NCAA Tournament: Play-in Games Preview

Mar 14, 2011 No Comments

  By Sportsgrinder March 15th (Dayton, Ohio) UAB Blazers (22-8, 12-4 C-USA) vs. Clemson Tigers (21-11, 9-7 ACC) (-4.5) Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank) UAB Blazers: 68.9 PPG (165th/7th) 13.7 APG (106th/4th) 36.0 RPG (114th/4th) 44.0 FG% (143rd/8th) Clemson Tigers: 68.2 PPG (188th/9th) 12.9 APG (164th/7th) 34.9 RPG (176th/8th) 44.2 FG% (135th/6th) Defensive Averages (National […]

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