"It doesn't matter how many times you have failed, you only have to be right once." - Mark Cuban

Twitter: @pat_bel37

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL

Favorite Sports Media Journalist: Scott Van Pelt

Favorite Athlete: J.J. Watt

Favorite Team: Penn State Nittany Lions

If you could cover any sporting event in the world, what would it be: The College Football National Championship

Best tradition at your college: Waving at the Children's Hospital between the 1st and 2nd quarter of football games.

The restaurant you most frequent in your college town: Airliner 

Best class you’ve ever taken: Government and Politics

Santa’s List for the Big Ten

The holidays are a wonderful, yet stressful time of year. People are frantically buying gifts and groceries to fulfill their families hopes and joys. The stress is all for nothing, because year after year, we’re all just happy we can spend the holidays with our loved ones… while watching the bowl games. Many teams in […]


Army vs Navy Preview

Conference championship weekend is fun to watch. The College Football Playoff is really exciting for football fans. But, to me, the Army/Navy game is the most special game of the year. You can’t argue that any players, aside from Air Force, put in more work while being away at school. I once read a book […]


My Wild Idea for a New College Football Playoff

Are you tired of your team getting so close to making the playoff, but then barely missing out? Yeah, I am too. The current playoff system is flawed, considering an undefeated team (Wisconsin) might not even get in, barring their Big Ten Championship performance this Saturday. Last year, Penn State won the Big Ten, yet […]


Michigan Football Will Be Back On Top Next Year

We all know that Michigan was quite dominant last year. They may have lost three games, but all were close, with a one point loss to Iowa, an overtime touchdown allowed against Ohio State, and a 4th quarter touchdown given up against Florida State in the Orange Bowl. But for the most part, the outlook […]


The 3 Most Underrated Teams in College Football

College football rankings typically don’t mean much to some teams. If you aren’t in the top 10, you’re probably not under the microscope by the playoff committee and therefore aren’t the hot topic of college football. Some teams are undefeated and still not even in the conversation. So let me give you my opinion on […]


Who is the best team in the SEC?

Alabama and Georgia have been the talk of college football this year. Alabama was expected to be this good, considering this is how they look every season. Georgia, however, is 8-0, despite having an 8-5 record last year. They’ve made huge strides and continue to climb up the ranks, now listed at #2 in the […]