Consecutive weeks with a quarterback starting from each college

March 17, 2013 College

There was a streak in jeopardy in week 17 of the 2012 season. With former Trojan Carson Palmer injured, the Raiders skipped over his former USC teammate, Matt Leinart, and started ex-Ohio State Buckeye Terrelle Pryor at quarterback for the season finale. Since the Chiefs had previously benched Matt Cassel for Brady Quinn, if it […]

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Courtney Upshaw wins back-to-back championships with Alabama and Baltimore

February 5, 2013 College

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun pointed out an interesting bit of trivia today: Courtney Upshaw has now won back-to-back titles in college and the NFL. Back in October 2009, the Minnesota Vikings were 5-0, and new additions Brett Favre and rookie Percy Harvin were a big part of their success. Harvin had won the […]

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Previewing the Conference Championship Games

November 30, 2012 College

There are six conference championship games this weekend. Here’s a short preview breaking down this weekend’s action. All times Eastern. MAC Championship (Detroit, MI) Friday, 7PM: Kent State vs. Northern Illinois (-6.0) Weeknight MACtion doesn’t get better than this, and this is one of just two conference championship games featuring two 11-1 teams. The SRS […]

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Gene Stallings, Alabama Football, and passing/rushing efficiency

June 27, 2012 Coaches

Gene Stallings coached in the NFL in the late ’80s, in between the Jim Hanifan and Joe Bugel eras of Cardinals football. He was the man who led the team as the franchise relocated from St. Louis to Phoenix. He coached under Tom Landry for over a decade in Dallas. But Gene Stallings will always […]

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