The Buzzer-Beater, Second Edition: February Blues

Feb 18, 2019
Welcome to the second edition of the sophomore year of The Buzzer-Beater, my weekly Monday column about college basketball and what’s going on around the country. This past weekend, I was in Tucson,...

2018 Jared Birmingham Bowl Preview

Dec 20, 2018
Memphis Tigers (8-5) vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-6) The 13th annual Birmingham Bowl (with first-year title sponsor Jared) will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. CT at historic Legion Field in downto...

The Hangover, Week 14: Who’s In?

Dec 3, 2018
Welcome to the twelfth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Atlanta, Georgia, where I witn...

The Hangover, Week 13: Let’s Talk Playoff Scenarios

Nov 26, 2018
Welcome to the eleventh edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where I ...

The Hangover, Week 12: Maybe UCF Does Belong

Nov 19, 2018
Welcome to the tenth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Knoxville, Tennessee, where I wi...

The Hangover, Week 11: Waiting for Chaos

Nov 12, 2018
Welcome to the ninth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. After an off week in preparation for a broadcast, The Hangover comes to yo...

The Hangover, Week 9: All Eyes on the SEC

Oct 29, 2018
Welcome to the eighth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Jacksonville, Florida, where Georgia r...

The Hangover, Week 8: Meyer’d in Uncertainty

Oct 22, 2018
Welcome to the seventh edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Knoxville, Tennessee, where Tua Tagov...

The Hangover, Week 7: Could It Really Be That Easy?

Oct 15, 2018
Welcome to the sixth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where “Dixie...

The Hangover, Week 5: A Quick Word About Kentucky

Oct 1, 2018
Welcome to the fifth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Athens, Georgia, home to a fantastic ba...

The Hangover, Week 4: Getting a Sense of What We Know

Sep 24, 2018
Welcome to the fourth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where I finally t...

SEC Releases 2019 Football Schedules

Sep 18, 2018
In the never-ending quest to help the American public make plans well in advance, the SEC released the 2019 football schedules on Tuesday. The SEC has committed to at least one conference game every w...

The Hangover, Week 3: The Picture is Taking Shape

Sep 16, 2018
Welcome to the third edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Auburn, Alabama (gross), where I watche...

The Hangover, Week 1: Let’s Take Some Temperatures

Sep 4, 2018
Welcome to the first edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Charlotte, North Carolina, where I spe...

“Happy Holidays, Commissioner”

May 16, 2018
This past December, I delivered Commissioner Mike Slive and his wife Liz their annual mason jar of cheese potato soup. The delivery is a tradition that we’ve been doing since who knows how long, and...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume VI

Apr 1, 2018
We’re back, folks! After a few weeks on the job for me and a few weeks of off-the-grid redneck shenanigans for Joey, we’ve returned to give you an Easter edition of the best question and a...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume V

Feb 23, 2018
We’re back on-time! This week, I’m in Tuscaloosa for the Easton Bama Bash against Florida State, Georgia State, and Northern Iowa. Joey is back too after a “damn refreshing” ...

The Buzzer-Beater, Third Edition: Who Do You Trust?

Feb 19, 2018
Welcome to the third edition of The Buzzer-Beater, my weekly Monday column about college basketball and what’s going on around the country. This week’s column comes to you from beautiful Hattiesb...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume IV

Feb 18, 2018
Another late week, for which we apologize. I’m in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for Alabama softball’s appearance in the Black and Gold Tournament at Southern Miss. My travels did, however, r...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume III

Feb 10, 2018
We apologize for the lateness of this week’s advice column from America’s favorite psychologist, Joey Freshwater. I was in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach working Alabama softball and Joey w...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume II

Feb 2, 2018
Last week, I introduced the ultimate nickel-psychologist Joey Freshwater, and the positive response was overwhelming. We got a lot of questions sent in for the second edition of this advice column;...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume I

Jan 26, 2018
For most of the editions of The Hangover that I published during football season, a mysterious figure named Joey Freshwater, a Crimson Tide fan from Eutaw, Alabama, provided his commentary on that wee...

SEC Bowl Predictions

Dec 27, 2017
Tonight the SEC’s bowl slate kicks off when the Missouri Tigers face the Texas Longhorns in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl. It’s the first of nine certain bowl game for the confe...

Birmingham Bowl Preview: Texas Tech vs. South Florida

Dec 21, 2017
On Saturday, December 23rd, the Texas Tech Red Raiders (6-6) and the South Florida Bulls (9-2) will do battle at historic Legion Field in the 2017 Birmingham Bowl. This is South Florida’s third ...

The Hangover, Week 14: Who’s In?

Dec 4, 2017
Welcome to the sixth edition of The Hangover where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes Atlanta, Georgia, where I watched the Georgia Bulldogs avenge an earl...

The Hangover, Week 13: Everything is Chaos

Nov 26, 2017
Welcome to the fifth edition of The Hangover where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Lake Martin, Alabama, where I’ve been drowning my sorrows...

The Hangover, Week 12

Nov 20, 2017
Welcome to the fourth edition of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Athens, Georgia, home of a great bar scene and a pretty good f...

The Hangover, Week 11

Nov 13, 2017
Welcome to the third edition of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes a day later than I originally intended. My laptop broke Sunday morn...

Hey, The CFP Committee Got It Right Again!

Nov 7, 2017
The CFP committee just released the second edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings on ESPN, so it’s time for my weekly reactions to the updated Top 25. Here we go:   Head-to-Head...

The Hangover, Week 10

Nov 5, 2017
Ohio State, I just don’t get you. A week ago, I wrote that I was all in. I apologized to JT Barrett for doubting him, I recognized that the Buckeyes were a legitimate threat to Alabama, and I we...

Hey, the CFP Committee Got the First Rankings Right!

Nov 1, 2017
The first College Football Playoff rankings are out and, naturally, everybody is reacting and overreacting to the committee’s initial Top 25 rankings. After watching the Rankings Reveal Show on...

The Hangover, Week 9

Oct 29, 2017
Welcome to the first edition of The Hangover, where we recap the previous weekend in college football. College football is the best time of the year (and that’s not up for debate, so don’t...