College Football’s Weapon X

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is a mutant. He runs past defenders like Quicksilver, teleports into the end zone like Nightcrawler, runs through safeties like Kitty Pryde, and flings footballs down the field like Colossus throwing Wolverine at a sentinel. He has to be some sort of genetically advance being. He does things on the football…
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Best And Worst Of The NFL Color Rush

The Color Rush is back The NFL’s silly gimmick to get people to watch Thursday Night Football returns this year. Every Thursday, the NFL’s week will kickoff with two teams adorning monochromatic monstrosities of on-field fashion. Last year, the league and its uniform manufacturer, Nike, teamed up to produce eight “Color Rush” uniforms — featured…
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College Football’s Review Problem

College football has an official problem. More specifically it has an official review problem. Flipping through the channels while watching Saturday’s college football slate, it jumped out at me. It seemed half the time I flipped to a game, a play was under official review. Rather than seeing football players playing football, I saw football…
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Year Of The Running Back? Yeah Right…

It is the year of the running back. At least that’s what all the headlines were coming into this college football season. There were a plethora of returning superstar ball carriers and a dearth of signal callers. Outside of Deshaun Watson at Clemson, Baker Mayfield at Oklahoma, and Chad Kelly at Ole Miss, even the…
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Happy Holidays, Fantasy Football Draft Season Is Here

Holiday season is here. Most people refer to the time between Halloween and the new year as “holiday season.” Not me. For me, the holiday season comes annually in late August — the season of fantasy football drafts. This past weekend we held the eighth annual Fantasy League of Extraordinary Gentlemen … and Lady draft.…
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