If you read my final preview of the national championship, you’ll notice that I got two factors spectacularly wrong while predicting a Georgia victory. The first was in assuming that it particularly mattered which LBs and Ss were playing behind the Bama DL and how much experience they had in the Saban system. They all … [Read more…]
I’ve done two previews of the national championship. I broke down some of the big picture trends and stats over at Football Outsiders and dove in deep on how I think Georgia will attack Jalen Hurts for SB Nation. Because I was writing on the SEC extensively this season over at Saturday Down South I’ve … [Read more…]
I’ve been re-watching the Oklahoma vs TCU game this morning and this 3rd and 3 play stood out to me. Something I’ve been trying to explain this season to all of the frustrated Texas fans is how much of the modern game, particularly in the Big 12, is determined on the field by the players. … [Read more…]
I broke down the Trojan QB’s remarkable freshman year for a piece at SB Nation that just got published here. Darnold has obvious attributes that will make him attractive to the NFL after this next season assuming it goes as well as I expect it will. Lightning quick release, strong arm, great athleticism, and a … [Read more…]
The path to bringing Georgia back to national contention is honestly one of the easier ones in college football, at least in terms of the early steps. Georgia is sitting on top of a ton of talent and I’m not even talking about nearby Florida which is even more loaded. Georgia produces tons and tons of … [Read more…]
My big preview of Alabama vs Clemson, round II is up at SB Nation. I found myself talking myself into the Tigers in this one.
On one hand it’s rather disappointing that neither Washington nor Ohio State were able to provide Clemson or Alabama with enough of a challenge to give us a good game. On the other hand, I was exhausted from traveling with an 18-month old anyways so I can’t complain that I was able to fall asleep … [Read more…]