Crazy CFB Things That Are Still Alive

Oct 19, 2018
College football in a word: crazy. Lots of crazy things happen every year in the world of college football. Some crazier than others but I think we should go over some scenarios, that while not likely...

Campus Cover 041: There’s So Much Blood

Oct 18, 2018
This week we lead off with picks, talk about the week seven that was, the playoff picture, and then a little game in honor of the NBA opener. The Campus Cover is the always off-topic, sometimes correc...

SU25: Week 8

Oct 17, 2018
Blood week got us all messed up. Georgia, Penn State, West Virginia, and Washington all lost as top ten teams, as well as losses by Wisconsin, Miami, Penn State and more. Let’s take a look at ho...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 7

Oct 16, 2018
This week was craaazy! 8 teams ranked in the top 25 lost, while 5 won by less than a touchdown. This is one week of just many weeks that could look the same. This is the time of the year where teams a...

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...

ATTENTION: We Have Achieved Blood Week 2018

Oct 15, 2018
It happened. Mayhem Week, Blood Week, Chaos Week, whatever you call it, it happened Week 7 of the 2018 CFB Season. A Week where every team dreads and prays that their team will not be apart of… ...

WE ALMOST HAD A COACH BRAWL

Oct 13, 2018
We were so close to a death match. Today’s Florida-Vanderbilt already wasn’t going how most of us expected, being that Vandy was out to a 21-10 lead towards the end of the first half. Then...

Let’s Talk About App State

Oct 12, 2018
Hidden in Boone, North Carolina, there is a football team who may be the best team in their state. Yes, there are seven FBS programs in the state of North Carolina, including four ACC programs, and th...

Upset Alert: Week 7 Edition

Oct 12, 2018
Week 6 was STRAIGHT CASH HOMIE. Texas knocked off Oklahoma, Florida stunned LSU, and Florida State covered, and really should’ve won, against Miami. Our two non-Power 5 picks hit beautifully. New Me...

SU25: Week 7

Oct 9, 2018
We’re halfway through the 2018 college football season and our rankings are starting to take tremendous form. More confidence in Michigan and Texas in actual rank, but not too much change in the...

Heisman Watch: The Year of the Back

Oct 9, 2018
Quarterback, that is. Remember before the season began when everybody assumed the college quarterback landscape was weak and that any of the talented running backs would be a shoe-in for the coveted t...

Marching Bands: College Football’s Secret Weapon

Oct 9, 2018
The age-old debate about whether the NFL product is better than the NCAA’s commodity is easily settled: the NFL lacks marching bands. The Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins escape blame he...

Land of Lincoln: Norman, Oklahoma

Oct 9, 2018
pic.twitter.com/aKNFs4moFk — Mike Stoops (@OU_CoachMike) October 8, 2018 Well that’s that. The Stoops family is no longer when it comes to the staff of the Sooners. This is Lincoln Riley&#...

The Drake Curse: A Timeline

Oct 9, 2018
The Kardashians and Jenners have ruined numerous athletes careers by dating them in the past. The Kendall Jenner Curse is the most recent of a long stint of bad sports curses. We all remember Jessica ...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 6

Oct 8, 2018
This college football season is fun! Cincinnati is ranked for the 1st time since 2012, Notre Dame looks like a contender, and I think it is safe to say that Texas is back! This week’s biggest win wa...

Junior QB, RB Transfers Provide a Spark for USF

Oct 8, 2018
South Florida should be turning some heads around college football. Charlie Strong took over right where Willie Taggert left off and the Bulls have been running ever since. After a 10-2 (6-2) campaign...

The Team Who Will Bring UCF Down

Oct 8, 2018
Enemies aren’t created. They’ve always existed and only just reveal themselves. That is the scenario UCF is currently facing. Not really. They already knew, but I don’t think the med...

LSU Punts Away Perfect Season

Oct 7, 2018
Final from Gainesville. pic.twitter.com/1FkPqmwt8S — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) October 6, 2018 Noooo! Not like this, Coach O! Florida? LSU’s defense has been so good all year, but it was...

By God, Texas IS Back.

Oct 7, 2018
Oh by the way, Texas is all the way #back. pic.twitter.com/H2ppxdqXZm — Patrick Norton (@pdnorton3) October 7, 2018 GIVE US THE HAT!!! Texas #BeatOU 48-45. #HookEm #ThisIsTexas pic.twitter.com/g...

Kansas Football: At Least We Have Volleyball

Oct 7, 2018
Final score from Morgantown #KUfball pic.twitter.com/qdn4a7LWkd — Kansas Football (@KU_Football) October 6, 2018 Well, you can’t win ’em all, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they have ...

Notre Dame: Legit Contender. No! Don’t Hang Up!

Oct 7, 2018
Exit sandman. Final: ND 45 – VT 23.#GoIrish☘️ #NDvsVT pic.twitter.com/mPCgI59e03 — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) October 7, 2018 A big victory on Saturday night against #24 Virgini...

Ian Book Adds Whole New Aspect to Irish Offense

Oct 5, 2018
In his first career start at Notre Dame Stadium, quarterback Ian Book showed what a difference-maker he is for the now 5-0 Fighting Irish team. The redshirt sophomore went 24-for-33 with 278 yards and...

Upset Alert: Week 6 Edition

Oct 5, 2018
Week 5 was a good week for picking upsets. Virginia Tech won outright at Duke, Northwestern was oh so close against Michigan, and Syracuse was minutes away from knocking off Clemson. I know close only...

Campus Cover 040: Your Rankings Suck!

Oct 4, 2018
If polls are really just subjective interpretations.. why do we take them so seriously? How should the polls be figured? We take a look at this debate, the best teams ATS, and of course, our picks of ...

Buck’s CFB Breakdown: Week 5 Edition

Oct 4, 2018
Everybody’s favorite series is back. Who am I kidding every series I do is your favorite series. Nonetheless let me tell what happened over the last few weeks even though you already know what h...

Clemson QB, Trevor Lawrence to Play vs. Wake Forest

Oct 3, 2018
Tiger fans can breathe easier now because after leaving last week’s game against Syracuse because of neck and head injuries, Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to play against Wake F...

Why all of CFB should be cheering for WVU

Oct 3, 2018
West Virginia Mountaineers. Arguably one of if not the hottest teams in all of college football. We knew last season that they were up and coming within the Big 12, but with Baker Mayfield and the S...

SU25: Week 6

Oct 3, 2018
After five weeks of play, we’re getting closer and closer to the halfway mark of the season. Seems like every week there are a couple of teams who come out of no where to jump in the top 25, onl...

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...

Campus Cover 039: Transfer Talk

Sep 28, 2018
Kelly Bryant transfers from Clemson.. should Jalen Hurts do the same at Alabama? We discuss this, play a couple new games, and feed you a ton of correct picks. The Campus Cover is the always off-topic...

Upset Alert: Week 5 Edition

Sep 28, 2018
Not a horrible week in Week 4. Missouri covered, and Kentucky and Purdue both won outright at home in upset wins. Let’s keep moving forward with some big conference matchups this weekend! I present ...

#7 Stanford vs #20 Oregon Film Session

Sep 28, 2018
Ya hey we all know why you are here. So no foreplay lets just dive right in to everyone’s favorite series. Obviously to view all the plays you can visit my twitter page where I posted them. Whil...

BREAKING: Kelly Bryant to Transfer out of Clemson

Sep 26, 2018
Kelly Bryant started the past 18 games for Clemson… his next start will be for a different school. On Sunday, head coach Dabo Swinney informed Bryant that he was no longer the starting quarterba...

SU25: Week 4

Sep 26, 2018
Alabama (11) Clemson (3) Georgia Ohio State Oklahoma Stanford LSU Washington Auburn West Virginia Notre Dame UCF Penn State Michigan Wisconsin Kentucky Miami (FL) Michigan State Duke Texas BYU Oregon ...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Week 4

Sep 25, 2018
We were having a discussion in our Slack chat the other day about how other teams stack up with Alabama this year. Our Clemson guys of course thought that they stacked up well, along with a few of our...

Should Notre Dame Stick with Ian Book?

Sep 24, 2018
As was said during ESPN Chicago’s radio broadcast of the Notre Dame game against Wake Forest; it is not too often you switch quarterbacks after starting 3-0. However, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish b...

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...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Dwayne Haskins

Sep 24, 2018
Just like Kyler Murray from OU, Haskins is a player that I figured would end up making this list and is also a possible Heisman contender. Dwayne Haskins hasn’t really played a bad game yet, but thi...

Things Are Pointing Up in Upstate New York

Sep 23, 2018
A very complex title, but the gist is pretty simple. Upstate New York football is somehow, someway on the map. Sorry, Army, I love what y’all did in Norman, but today is about two programs more near...

Let’s check in on Ohio State.

Sep 22, 2018
Has the situation gotten all that better? Unless you have been living under a rock, everyone should know about the mess that was Ohio State’s offseason. I think I have published five or six arti...

Are Dynasties in College Football a Good Thing?

Sep 22, 2018
After allowing a 75-yard touchdown pass on the game’s first play from scrimmage, the Alabama Crimson Tide went on to score 62 unanswered points in their week three road victory against Ole Miss. The...

Big Ten Hockey Expansion

Sep 20, 2018
Wayne Gretzky being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings was heartbreaking for Oilers fans and Canadian hockey fans alike. The move helped grow the game not only on the west coast,...

Week Three’s Good and Bad

Sep 20, 2018
They were the best of times (for some teams), they were the worst of times (for others). Some teams smartly played BYE this week. It’s always good to regroup and just kinda watch other teams tri...

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...

Big Ten Football Should Scrap its Division System

Sep 18, 2018
Shortly after Maryland and Rutgers announced their intent to join the Big Ten in 2012, the conference implemented its geographical East-West division split. It has been a fine system and was a positiv...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Alan Bowman

Sep 18, 2018
My Video-Game Player of the Week for this week is Alan Bowman, who put up huge numbers as Texas Tech won in a shootout against Houston. This past Saturday, Bowman threw 5 touchdown passes for……...

#SU25: Week 4

Sep 17, 2018
Alabama (10) Clemson (2) Georgia Ohio State Oklahoma LSU Stanford Washington West Virginia Notre Dame Auburn Penn State Mississippi State Virginia Tech UCF Oklahoma State TCU Oregon Wisconsin Michigan...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 3

Sep 17, 2018
Week 3 could have gone better, as 3 top 25 teams had to cancel their games due to Hurricane Florence. Everybody here at Student Union Sports send their prayers to everyone affected by the disaster. So...

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...

KANSAS FOOTBALL IS GOING BOWLING

Sep 15, 2018
Cancel the Rutgers Scarlet Knights’ football program IMMEDIATELY. 55-14? Are you kidding me? KU just put up 55 points on a team that only allowed 52 to THE Ohio State. Urban Meyer on the hot sea...

The 10th Anniversary of the Greatest Game Ever Played

Sep 13, 2018
On September 13, 2008, Mississippi State and Auburn squared off at Davis Wade Stadium for what would be an instant classic. It didn’t look as if the barn was ever gonna burn, but with 7:38 left ...

Campus Cover 037: We’re Baaaaack

Sep 13, 2018
We.. um… had some issues come up and are just now returning, but the Campus Cover makes its triumphant return just in time for week 3! In this episode we discuss early season overreactions, what we ...

#SU25: Week 3

Sep 12, 2018
Alabama (7) Clemson (4) Georgia Ohio State Auburn Oklahoma Wisconsin Stanford Washington West Virginia LSU Notre Dame Virginia Tech Mississippi State TCU UCF Penn State Boise State Oregon Michigan Ari...

Dear Vanderbilt University, Please Hire Jay Cutler.

Sep 11, 2018
After the news out of Vanderbilt that athletic director David Williams would be resigning, Clay Travis dropped into the conversation with an absurd suggestion for the university’s next man up: ...

Student Union Top 25: Week 2

Sep 7, 2018
Nothing like a little overreaction after week one. This week we saw Michigan, Miami, and Florida State all take losses in primetime, causing Michigan and Miami to fall to 23 and 24, while having Flori...

Is Nick Saban Trying to Tell Us His Job is Too Easy?

Sep 7, 2018
Tua is obviously the better quarterback, let us make that very clear before we begin.  You may know by now, but Nick Saban went OFF on Maria Taylor when she asked about the QB competition between Jal...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week

Sep 6, 2018
College football is back! Week 1 has finally come and gone, and there were some great games and some not so great games. This new weekly series is pretty simple: the biggest win of the week in terms o...

The Best and Worst of CFB: Week One

Sep 6, 2018
Week one is in the books and it’s almost time for week two. But first, let’s go look at the best and worst from the first week of college football. Worst The Big Ten East What a tough week...

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...

Student Union Preseason Top 25 Poll

Aug 31, 2018
College football is back upon us. For weeks we have been previewing the 2018 season and how we think it will all shape up. This preview process concluded with 16 of our most talented writers voting on...

The Johnny Rambos Podcast Episode 28

Aug 31, 2018
On episode 28 of the Johnny Rambos Podcast, Hunt Dad and Johnny return to the booth to talk about preseason football and the Browns’ Hard Knocks season. They discuss Clemson football and the foo...

Join SU’s ATS Pick ‘Em Pool

Aug 30, 2018
Do you think you’re among the best of the best? Do you want to test that against the best fans and writers for Student Union? Of course you do.  Welcome to our first annual Student Union Sports...

AGI Model: Looking Back at 2017

Aug 29, 2018
If you’ve followed me over the past year, you know that my “AGI” model as I decided to name it has been my child. My goal with this was always to create a tool to predict college foo...

Kellen Mond Named Starting QB for Texas A&M

Aug 28, 2018
Jimbo Fisher announced on Monday that sophomore Kellen Mond will start over Nick Starkel for the Aggies’ season opener vs Northwestern State. Mond was thrown into the fire last season after Star...

Student Union CFB Preview: SEC Poll

Aug 27, 2018
It only took us a little over five weeks, but we have finally reached the conclusion of our conference previews. If you have been paying attention for the past few weeks, thank you for reading! You ha...

Student Union CFB Preview: Alabama

Aug 27, 2018
We all know how this goes: Bama is going to be good. Now they might have an extremely good QB, so we are all going to die. So… the Tide are probably going to go to the playoff again. They have b...

RIP to the RPI Metric

Aug 27, 2018
I know it is football SZN and everybody is excited for that, but the NCAA has announced that college basketball will no longer use the RPI metric. The metric has been used to help decide tournament te...

Student Union CFB Preview: Georgia Bulldogs

Aug 27, 2018
Fresh off a National Championship appearance and armed with the best 2018 recruiting class, spirits are high in Athens. Head coach Kirby Smart, a branch off the Nick Saban coaching tree, has continued...

The Cup Check 8/24: Presented by Student Union Sports

Aug 24, 2018
The Cup Check 8/24, Presented by Student Union Sports 8/24 Topics/Segments -Urban Meyer Suspended -Clemson QB Battle -NFL Helmet Rules -Dez Bryant….Pick a team dude.. -Best Conference #EmbraceDebate...

Blake’s Best Bets: The Futures Edition

Aug 24, 2018
We finally made it guys. This weekend we will get to watch (semi) real college football. The best way to get juiced up for the college football season is by laying down some action. Every week I am go...

The SU Podcast: Hype SZN ft. Fur

Aug 24, 2018
The Student Union Sports Podcast offers you an inside look at college sports from the perspective of actual college students while also highlighting our talented student writers. Today’s show includ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Auburn Tigers

Aug 24, 2018
Auburn is one of the country’s most recognized brands. They continually contend for the titles in the country’s toughest division (arguably). They are looking up this year. Though they end...

Student Union CFB Preview: Texas A&M

Aug 24, 2018
Oh man, the past 4-5 years of being an Aggies fan has easily taken a few weeks off my life. Winless Novembers, QBs transferring mid-season (yes, multiple QBs), and even a coaching change. From the goo...

Student Union CFB Preview: Mississippi State

Aug 23, 2018
Best Mississippi State team ever? If Joe Moorhead has anything to say about it, yes When Dan Mullen left for Florida, there was a small amount of panic among the MSU fanbase. This was arguably the bes...

Student Union CFB preview: LSU

Aug 23, 2018
The SEC is the hardest conference all year round. For instance, LSU Tigers had the 15th overall recruiting ranking last year but 5th in the SEC. Ed Orgeron is heading into his 3rd season as the Tigers...

Urban Meyer Suspended. My Thoughts:

Aug 22, 2018
Ohio State has suspended coach Urban Meyer for the team’s first three games after a two-week investigation into allegations that Meyer and others mishandled domestic assault accusations made aga...

Breaking: Urban Meyer Suspended Three Games

Aug 22, 2018
So it took the Ohio State Trustees ALL DAY to come to a decision that we all knew they were going to eventually wind up at. At this point everyone knew he was going to face a suspension of some kind. ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Missouri Tigers

Aug 22, 2018
Last year was quite the Cinderella story for Missouri. After having losing records in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as if they were on that same path in the first half of season going 1-5 and losing their ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Kentucky Wildcats

Aug 22, 2018
The good news is that Kentucky returns 15 starters from a team that went 7-6 last year. The bad news is that they lose their starting quarterback and don’t have a lot of experience at the positi...

Student Union CFB Preview: Ole Miss

Aug 22, 2018
This Ole Miss offense is going to be FUN. The defense has some questions, but expect the Rebels to pull an upset or two in the SEC West. Matt Luke did not have an enviable job in 2017.  Promoted to h...

Student Union CFB Preview: Tennessee

Aug 22, 2018
No longer the champions of life, Tennessee is now lead by a new man. Jeremy Pruitt is yet another Saban assistant to get a head job; it’s time to see which category he is in. The Butch Jones era...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arkansas

Aug 20, 2018
Arkansas is about to undergo a complete identity change.  Under new head coach Chad Morris, you will see shift from a pro-style to a spread style offense, along with a reenergized defense under new c...

Student Union CFB Preview: Vanderbilt

Aug 20, 2018
Kyle Shurmur returns for his 8th year under center in Nashville. Okay, not really, but it seems like it. I also bet that you couldn’t name another player on Vanderbilt unless you are a fan of th...

Student Union College Football Preview: Pac 12 Poll

Aug 17, 2018
The “big three” at the top of the Pac 12 North may be able to compete with those of any division in the country. Because of these teams being super tough, there being five new coaches in t...

Student Union CFB Preview: Washington

Aug 17, 2018
What Chris Petersen is building up in Seattle still isn’t getting enough attention nationally. In the past two seasons, Washington has made the College Football Playoff and then after retooling ...

Student Union CFB Preview: USC Trojans

Aug 17, 2018
Clay Helton and the USC Trojans survived an early-season upset at the hands of Washington State and a mid-season demolition on the road against rival Notre Dame to win the PAC-12 championship in 2017....

G5 Friday: The Jackson-Johnson Connection

Aug 17, 2018
Who’s ready for some MACtion?? Nothing screams college football more than MAC conference games on Tuesday-Friday nights. And, with the season just around the corner, I thought I’d take a d...

Student Union College Football Preview: Oregon Ducks

Aug 16, 2018
Oregon is known possibly as much for their uniforms as they are for their football. The “University of Nike” seemingly has a new uniform design every week, yet, in football they haven̵...

Preseason Props: Betting the Big Ten

Aug 16, 2018
At this time of the year, there’s not a lot of sports betting action to go around. But if you’re like me and gearing up for the college football season, I’m sure you’ve already...

Student Union CFB Preview: Utah

Aug 16, 2018
Kyle Whittingham has been one of the country’s most consistent coaches during his tenure at Utah. However, many are questioning when the division title is going to come. In 14 seasons as the hea...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona

Aug 15, 2018
After a strong season under Rich Rodriguez last year, Kevin Sumlin will come to Tuscon to try to keep the momentum going for the Wildcats. Sumlin will have a ton of weapons on the offense with the ele...

Student Union CFB Preview: UCLA Bruins

Aug 15, 2018
UCLA has had a very odd but productive offseason, with Jim Mora, Josh Rosen, and others leaving the team, while new faces such as Chip Kelly, Wilton Speight, and others have joined the team. The team ...

Student Union CFB Preview: California

Aug 15, 2018
While Cal wasn’t anything special last year, second year head coach Justin Wilcox certainly has this team trending in the right direction. The division that they are in makes things tough, but a...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona State

Aug 14, 2018
The Sun Devils have a new light shining on them with the hire of Head Coach Herm Edwards. Edwards also brings with him a ton of NFL  talent in guys like Antonio Pierce and Kevin Mawae to held turn th...

Student Union CFB Preview: Colorado Buffaloes

Aug 13, 2018
After a surprise 2016 season which was capped with a PAC-12 South championship, the Colorado Buffaloes took a step back into reality in 2017. Colorado finished last in the South with a record 5-7 with...

2018 Team Preview: Oregon State

Aug 13, 2018
To be frank, it doesn’t look great.  After an abysmal 1-11 2017 season that included a coaching change after a 1-5 start, things seems to have hit rock bottom in Corvallis.  That being said, t...

Does Trevor Lawrence Pass the Eye Test?

Aug 11, 2018
Ok Clemson fans, we get it, Trevor Lawrence is the second coming of Deshaun Watson. Freshman phenom, potential Heisman candidate, going to put up record numbers….We will take your word for it. D...

Student Union CFB Preview: Big 12 Poll

Aug 10, 2018
The Big 12 certainly seems like the most wide open power five conference. Only half of the league returns their starting QBs, with most of those replacements being from last year’s top half. Mos...

Campus Cover 035: ACC Preview

Aug 10, 2018
Cody and PJ are back to talk ACC, including a possible Georgia Tech/Duke bet. Also talk about geography, PJ’s drunkeness, and Chinese food. Take a guess who we pick to win the conference. Regist...

Student Union CFB Preview: Oklahoma Sooners

Aug 10, 2018
Led by Heisman trophy winner Baker Mayfield, OU had a great run in 2017. Their offense was electrifying, averaging 45.1 points per game. Their only regular season loss came as a shocker when they fell...

Student Union CFB Preview: TCU

Aug 9, 2018
Gary Patterson and his pack of Horned Frogs had a decent 2017-18 season, going 11-3 and having another great year, unlike every other Texas college team. This is their 3rd year out of the past 4 winni...

Big 12 BOLD Predictions

Aug 9, 2018
Every season there are multiple events that occur that majority of people don’t see coming. Some people try to predict outrageous things before the season starts so if they actually happen they seem...

Student Union CFB Preview: Oklahoma State

Aug 9, 2018
Mike Gundy is replacing two of the biggest stars in school history, yet he seems to have the answers to everything. Zac Robinson, Brandon Weeden, and Mason Rudolph. Hell, even J.W. Walsh wasn’t ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Texas Longhorns

Aug 8, 2018
The  Texas Longhorns are one of the most prestigious programs of all time. Unfortunately, they seem to have fallen off the wagon as of late. With perennial expectations of Texas being “backR...

Big 12 Preview: Heisman Hopefuls

Aug 8, 2018
As the most offensive-minded conference in America, the Big 12 has been known to produce high-octane offense year-in and year-out, which has led to a whole bunch of Heisman contenders from the league ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Kansas State

Aug 8, 2018
Is this the final ride for the Purple Wizard? Who the hell knows, honestly. Bill Snyder cannot die. Going into age 78, he still coaches the Wildcats. The most celebrated (and successful) coach in K-St...

Big 12 Preview: Dark Horse Championship Teams

Aug 7, 2018
Since the Big 12 was created in the year-of-our-lord (1996), there have been twenty-two conference championships won. Of those twenty-two, half have been won by one program: the Oklahoma Sooners. That...

Student Union CFB Preview: Iowa State

Aug 7, 2018
Iowa State came out of absolutely nowhere last year to upset Oklahoma in Norman and finish tied for 4th in the Big 12. I’m really not sure what to think about this team as most of the games they...

Preseason Props: Betting the ACC

Aug 7, 2018
At this time of the year, there’s not a lot of sports betting action to go around. But if you’re like me and gearing up for the college football season, I’m sure you’ve already...

Student Union CFB Preview: Texas Tech

Aug 7, 2018
Things can only get better.. right? Coming into the 2017 season, the Texas Tech defense had nowhere to look but up. Ranking near the bottom of the nation in practically every single defensive category...

What Could’ve Been: The Jim Harbaugh/Kansas Saga

Aug 7, 2018
Everybody’s favorite milk-drinking, red meat-devouring, chicken-avoiding, khaki-wearing football coach resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he belongs, but Jim Harbaugh’s journey to the Bi...

Student Union QB Lab: ACC

Aug 6, 2018
Hello and welcome to the first QB breakdown for the preseason of the 2018-2019 football season. In these articles, Cody Goggin and myself, Andy Jones, will be taking our top 3 QB’s from each Pow...

Student Union CFB Preview: Baylor

Aug 6, 2018
Hey, Baylor might be okay after all. The first year of the Matt Rhule Baylor era went…. really bad. This is no fault of Rhule’s as the attrition the program went through following the depa...

Student Union CFB Preview: Kansas

Aug 6, 2018
The Jayhawks have one of the most negative outlooks you can find in the game. With new Athletic Director Jeff Long in the building, the writing is on the wall for head coach David Beaty. With three w...

Ryan Day: THE New Coach Of Ohio State

Aug 4, 2018
New Beginnings, New Hampshire.. Ryan Day yesterday became the head coach of THE Ohio State University. If you somehow missed all the news because you have no wifi or live under a rock, Urban Meyer got...

Student Union CFB Preview: Big Ten Heisman Candidates

Aug 4, 2018
Big Ten football is a thing of beauty. With 14 Heisman winners in their history, I wouldn’t be surprised if they added #15 this year. With a stacked division like the Big Ten East, one of the best i...

PSA: NO MORE FALL WEDDINGS

Aug 4, 2018
Ladies, this article is more aimed towards you due to that men have exactly 0% say over wedding choices. Also, please take the words said in this article by heart because your significant other is hur...

UPDATE: Call the Fight, McMurphy Has Won

Aug 3, 2018
Zach Smith told @1057TheZone he never abused Courtney. Here is text message b/w Zach & Courtney when he admits & apologizes for strangling his wife on Punta Cana trip in March 2015 & again...

Student Union CFB Preview: Big Ten Poll

Aug 3, 2018
A quick disclaimer to start this one… this poll was conducted before the recent news about Urban Meyer came out, so I’m sure they may have been a few changes, but even at that, Ohio State ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Ohio State Buckeyes

Aug 3, 2018
Ohio State is one of the best, if not THE best, college football program of all time. They have one of the best rosters in the country this year, with blue chips on blue chips at every position. They ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Wisconsin

Aug 3, 2018
Wisconsin was by far one of the best all around teams of the 2017 season. They finished with a 13-1 record (9-0 in conference play minus the B1G Championship) and wrapped up the year with a win over t...

Campus Cover 034: Big Ten Preview

Aug 2, 2018
Cody and PJ return to talk about the Big Ten, the Urban Meyer situation, any why their Big Ten Championship pick might not be something you’d expect. Stanley picks: over on Iowa, Maryland, Penn ...

Auburn Has Just Signed The Brandon Weeden Of The SEC

Aug 2, 2018
Sit down kids and let me tell you the story about a trendsetter in college football. This legend goes by the name of Brandon Weeden and he was a very special player over at Oklahoma State in Stillwate...

Student Union CFB Preview: Big Ten Awards

Aug 2, 2018
This season, the Big Ten is in a state of flux. The East is going to be ridiculous, as always, but the West is on the rise. Wisconsin and Iowa should both be strong teams from there, and it would not ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Michigan State

Aug 2, 2018
Michigan State was a win against Ohio State away from playing Wisconsin for the Big Ten Championship. After beating Penn State on an afternoon in which Ohio State was massacred by Iowa, Michigan State...

Urban Meyer and the Morality of College Football

Aug 2, 2018
By now, unless you are living under a rock, everyone should have heard about the very damning accusations against Urban Meyer and Ohio State. Obviously this is an issue, and will continue to be for Oh...

Student Union CFB Preview: Penn State

Aug 2, 2018
When it comes to being a team, regardless what kind, you should always look to build upon previous success and move forward. Tension can add up and a group can begin to feel the weight of expectations...

Student Union CFB Preview: Iowa

Aug 1, 2018
Are we going to have another typical Iowa season, or is there room for something greater? We typically know what to expect from Kirk Ferentz teams: Strong O-line, strong running game, and good tight e...

The Curious Case for HBCU Football

Jul 31, 2018
College football, you know it, you love it. What makes college football great? Culture. Culture is rooted deep in our veins, we all understand and respect the intensity of major rivalries like Alabama...

Student Union CFB Preview: Illinois

Jul 30, 2018
The Fighting Illini have been in the rebuild stage for what feels like an eternity. Their games have been hard to watch with glaring issues on all three phases, but it’s all developmental and w...

Friday Fire 7/6

Jul 6, 2018
As we approach the weekend, I can only hope that everyone here has recovered from their Fourth of July escapades. Just because Independence Day has passed doesn’t mean we can’t still celeb...

Jake Fromm is Bad at Lakes, Breaks his Hand

Jul 5, 2018
Over the holiday week, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm broke his non-throwing hand in a “freak lake accident.” The incident occurred Monday on Lake Burton in Georgia. Georgia fans can hold ...

Fireside Chat w/ ARJ (Andrew Ryan Jones)

Jul 1, 2018
Hello folks, I am currently on vacation in the Mountains of Big Bear (my old hometown) and camping out. As the #Blogger I am, while sitting around the campfire and just twiddling my thumbs, I have dec...

The Unnerving Realization for a Journalist in Waiting

Jun 29, 2018
Yesterday evening, a crazed gunman with a ridiculous motive opened fire inside the headquarters of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. A horrific, senseless act with a tragic outcome...

Why Mental Health/CTE Needs To Be Talked About

Jun 29, 2018
(Note: This will be more of a serious article, so if you’re looking for a good laugh, you won’t find it here) A while back, we heard the news about Tyler Hilinski and the tragic incident t...

The Sports Fans You Meet Working At Lowe’s

Jun 28, 2018
It’s summer time and it means I’m doing one of two things: Chilling at home with real food, spending time with my family and girlfriend (editor’s note: sick brag, bro) Working at the...

Lonnie Walker Loves Hitler

Jun 24, 2018
Lonnie Walker, the freshman phenom from Miami was drafted in Thursday night’s NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs with the 18th overall selection. Numerous draft analysts called this the steal of...

Why hasn’t SlamBall blown up yet?

Jun 24, 2018
For those of you who don’t know, SlamBall is a sport which has been described as football and basketball combined into one. SlamBall is the sport with trampolines, dunking and big hits. Most spo...

Friday Fire: Karaoke Edition?

Jun 22, 2018
Well folks, the work week is finally over. Summer has officially started, we are less than 75 days away from both College Football and NFL, and best of all, it’s officially Lake/Beach/Pool SZN. ...

The Kevin Knox anxiety attack

Jun 20, 2018
During the NBA combine an executive from a team asked Kevin Knox if he had a child, which Knox politely answered “no.” Then the executives kept pressing him, saying that they had learned h...

Why Texas Can’t Have Nice Things

Jun 19, 2018
Tom “The Crazy Hip Uncle” Herman. Bringing his swagger and all that jazz over to Austin to help bring back Texas. Well, spoiler alert: Texas is not back… They have had improvement in...

The Student Union Sports Podcast: #WorldCupWoes

Jun 17, 2018
Special late night Summer edition of the Student Union Sports Podcast for the real fans out there. Today’s topics include World Cup gambling woes and the age old debate of Cigs vs JUUL…I k...

Strike Up The Band…

Jun 16, 2018
If you don’t know by now, all of us here at Student Union love music. We grade NBA draft prospects based off of Ye songs.. Hell, we even give out our favorite songs of the week for Friday Fire. ...

Friday Fire: 6/15

Jun 15, 2018
We Might Actually Burn the Place Down this Week Well well well, we have another week in the books people, and you know what that means. I don’t know about everyone else, but my weekend is about ...

Student Union: The Difference

Jun 14, 2018
As I sit here typing this, I’m listening to our guy Johnny Rambos’ Student Union Summit podcast. It gets to around 5 minutes left in the podcast and they mention my name in their favorite ...

Surprise, Surprise, the NCAA Does Something Bad Again

Jun 13, 2018
On a day where something actually went well for the NCAA, in only the way they can, they found a way to fuck it up. Two days before announcing that changes were coming to the transfer rule, the NCAA a...

The Decision: Kyler Murray Edition

Jun 11, 2018
If you’ve been paying any attention to the MLB Draft (which literally 3 people in the world I think actually watch past the 1st pick), then you heard a very interesting name drafted by the Oakla...

Row Tide: Bama Up A Creek…without any gas

Jun 7, 2018
It’s the start of June, Summer is in full swing, Darty SZN is officially activated, and College Football is just less than 3 months away. So, lets take a look into how Nick Saban and the Nationa...

The Wicked Witch Is Dead

May 22, 2018
Praise the lord, Sheahon Zenger isn’t in Kansas anymore, and from the looks of it, David Beaty doesn’t appear to be far behind. University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod sent out a sta...

Tinder Coaches: #2

May 22, 2018
Dabo, 48 Clemson  Bio: “Thank god for puberty… and Deshaun Watson” Spotify Anthem: Forever and Ever, Amen – Randy Travis Thank god for Deshaun Watson is right, Clemson has bec...

Where Are They Now: Aaron Craft

May 21, 2018
When the word “grit” is mentioned, what do most people think of? Do they have thoughts of Saints fullback John Kuhn, leading the way for an electrifying Saints running game? Do they think of Matth...

Who Are The System QB Teams In College Football

May 21, 2018
We hear it all the time. “*Insert NFL QB Here* is a system Quarterback.” Most notably, QB’s such as Blake Bortles, Joe “Elite” Flacco, and even Thomas Edward Patrick Brad...

Danny Kanell Weighs in on the Saban vs. UCF Saga

May 18, 2018
Earlier in the week, Nick Saban was questioned about the University of Central Florida’s self-proclaimed “National Champion” status after finishing their season 11-0. Saban, coming o...

“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...

Acceptable reasons to be a fan of a college

May 16, 2018
I feel like I should include a trigger warning at the beginning of this because people really value their fandom. People create reasons to love teams and they convince themselves that it is a valid ra...

Weeks 3 & 4: Curb Your Optimism

May 1, 2018
These two weeks feature some make or break games for teams with zero margin for error in 2018. In parts of America, fall will start to creep into college football stadiums. In other parts, it’s ...

If College Football Coaches were Marvel Characters

May 1, 2018
One of the most highly anticipated movies in recent memory Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters today, and after an entire decade of universe building, the first major group of Marvel heroes and villa...

Friday Fire #3

Apr 20, 2018
Our favorite day of the week is back folks, and it a special one. We still got no college football or basketball BUT we got possible Transfer Drama at Tuscaloosa. Still boring but it is Friday so we h...

Why Fans Are The Greatest Thing In All Of Sports…

Apr 18, 2018
As many of you have heard by now, we had a tragedy occur this weekend. The Humboldt Broncos were a  Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and heading to a semifinal series when their team bus was struck...

The Masters: Student Union Edition

Apr 6, 2018
“Hello friends and Welcome to a Tradition like any other… The Masters: Student Union Edition” -Jim Nantz The Master’s are here. The next stop on the Tiger Comeback tour has hit...

Friday Fire

Apr 6, 2018
What up Student Section? With basketball season now over (shout out to GQ Jay and the boys) and college football 140 days from kickoff we decided to try something new over  at Student Union.  We are...

Ramblers Get HUGE Buzzer Beater to Knock Off Miami

Mar 15, 2018
Donte Ingram hit a 3-pointer from the March Madness logo at half court just before the buzzer, lifting Loyola-Chicago over Miami 64-62 in a Thursday thriller. This win means the Ramblers can celebrat...

Oklahoma Sucks, Nothing Is Real, This is Bullsh*t.

Mar 11, 2018
I quit. I just left the Student Union Sports Slack channel. I am a rogue writer right now. This is RIDICULOUS. Besides “5+ turnovers per game” Trae Young, how in the WORLD did Oklahoma mak...

Apply to Become Pitt’s Head Coach Today!

Mar 8, 2018
Only a few hours removed from Kevin Stallings’ release, the University of Pittsburgh is working on finding a new head coach for their men’s basketball team through… the internet? If ...

Big Ten West Preview

Aug 9, 2017
Lilly Donahue | Indiana University   Ahh, the Big Ten West. As the SEC East of the Big Ten, the division is a crapshoot when compared to its Eastern rival. Outside of Wisconsin, none of its membe...

Secretary of State Jim Harbaugh

Apr 26, 2017
Lilly Donahue | Indiana University Jim Harbaugh has always been known as a man of unconventional methods, and he’s taking those methods on a global tour. This week, Harbaugh and his University o...

Tom Crean Out at IU

Mar 16, 2017
Lilly Donahue | Indiana University Today is a day that may IU fans are rejoicing, but for others, like myself, it is one of sadness. IU basketball coach Tom Crean was fired today after 9 years with th...