I know all of my bowl picks have been right on the money and I've probably made you more than the winning Mega Millions ticket tonight but you got to trust me on this one: Ohio State will not only beat a SEC team in a bowl game but cover the spread. Stop laughing. I'm being dead serious.
Look Arkansas is not that great of a team. Sure they are out of the SEC and from everything we have seen in the past the SEC completely dominates and embarrasses the Big Ten when it comes to football. SEC > Big Ten. We know this. What we don't know is how good Arkansas really is especially when it comes to a BCS Bowl game. They have never played in one and the Buckeyes play in one every year because of the shitty Big Ten conference. Maybe I'm over thinking it but I don't think Arkansas can hang with Ohio State. If Arkansas had Andrew Luck or Cam Newton I would take them straight up. But instead they got Ryan Mallett. A Michigan transfer. Yep. Michigan never beats Ohio State and Mallett won't be the first.
Prediction: Ohio State 31 Arkansas 20
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
This was basically the one highlight for the Hokies last night. In a close game at halftime (Stanford led 13-12) was quickly turned into a blowout as Andrew Luck went off and the Stanford defense led by Shane Skov shut down Tyrod Taylor. Stanford crushed 40-12 and now Luck and head coach Jim Harbaugh can ride into the NFL sunset.
So let the rumors begin for Harbaugh.
Carolina in a package deal with Luck who have the #1 pick?
Stay in the Bay Area and coach the 49ers?
Go to Denver to help Stanford grad John Elway revitalize the once proud Broncos franchise?
Or maybe just stay in Miami the site of the Orange Bowl to coach the Dolphins?
We should find out within the next 3 days.
Posted by Matt Fairchild (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 9:49 AM
I will have more on this later but it appears the University of Michigan has called for a 2pm press conference today to announce the firing of Rich Rodriguez. It has been as plain as day from the beginning that DickRod was never going to work in Ann Arbor. It appears the 52-14 bowl shellacking was the final straw.
Current San Diego State Brady Hoke will be the new head coach. Hoke is a "Michigan Man" and I believe will do an excellent job at Michigan. If you can make the Aztecs and Ball State winners there is little doubt he can succeed in the Big Ten. In case you were wondering Stanford head coach and former Wolverine QB Jim Harbaugh was their #1 candidate but he is going to the NFL along with Andrew Luck.
Posted by Matt Fairchild (email@example.com) at 9:33 AM