Ex-Husky WR Andre DeSaussure has a story to tell, a book to read

Ex-Husky WR Andre DeSaussure has a story to tell, a book to read

It’s been 23 years and seven Husky head coaches since Andre DeSaussure had a passing pattern for the University of Washington football team. It wouldn’t be hard at all to persuade this former UW pass catcher with the long, lyrical name and superb speed to once again don a purple uniform and ask him to … Read more

College football Week 5 highlights

College football Week 5 highlights

For close to 15 minutes Saturday afternoon, it seemed like Alabama was doomed. Bryce Young was hurt. Arkansas had all but erased a huge Crimson Tide lead. The college football world held its collective breath. For more than three quarters of action Saturday night, it seemed as if the kings had been dethroned. Georgia’s offense … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 5 picks

College football picks against the spread: Stewart Mandel’s Week 5 picks

Coming out of my best week of the season with 8-3 against the spread. Keep that in mind as you read some of this week’s sometimes crazy-sounding picks. Last week: 8-3 against the spread Season: 23-21 against the spread (All point spreads are from BetMGM, click here for live odds, all Eastern kickoff times.) No. … Read more

Mandel’s laatste gedachten: Leipold brengt Kansas tot leven, hoe hoog is het plafond van de Jayhawks?

Mandel’s laatste gedachten: Leipold brengt Kansas tot leven, hoe hoog is het plafond van de Jayhawks?

En nu, 20 Final Thoughts van week 3, die vrijdagavond begon en, dankzij het weer in Iowa, dreigde zondag door te stromen naar de vroege NFL-wedstrijden. 1. Deze column zal later dit seizoen ongetwijfeld vol gedachten staan ​​over Georgia, Alabama, Ohio State en hun blauwbloedvrienden. Deze week moet ik echter uw aandacht vestigen op een … Read more

College football Week 3 preview

College football Week 3 preview

The games seem closer. The crowds seem louder. The energy is palpable. The ratings are evidently up. The first two weeks of the 2022 college football season have been an absolute blast. We always grade chaotic periods on the “How does it compare to 2007?” scale, and while it would have felt a lot more … Read more

College football picks against the spread: Bruce Feldman’s Week 3 picks

College football picks against the spread: Bruce Feldman’s Week 3 picks

I went 5-6 against the spread last week, putting me under .500 for the season. The Good: Choosing Tennessee to Cover Pitt. The Bad: Choosing Alabama to Beat Texas. The Ugly: Choosing A&M to Beat App State. Here are this week’s guesses. (All point spreads are from BetMGM, click here for live odds, all Eastern … Read more

Mandel: TV Numbers Show Pac-12 Might Be Healthier Than We Think (for now)

Mandel: TV Numbers Show Pac-12 Might Be Healthier Than We Think (for now)

Right after the Oklahoma-and-Texas-to-the-SEC bomb broke out last summer, I conducted a frenetic research project into the TV value of the eight remaining Big 12 schools. There was speculation at the time that the Pac-12 or some other Power 5 conference would drop in and invite several of those schools. I quickly realized that wasn’t … Read more

Mandel: This is how a Pac-12/Big 12 combo conference would play football

Mandel: This is how a Pac-12/Big 12 combo conference would play football

On his first conference media days this week, new Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark stated that “the Big 12 is open for business.” Conference rescheduling is normally a clandestine operation, but Yormark pretty much advertised that he is proactively pursuing potential expansion candidates. It’s no big secret who he’s probably courting: Pac-12 schools in Oregon, … Read more

Staples: de herschikkingsstrijd voor nummer 1 – en voor nummer 3 – komt neer op tv-oogballen

Staples: de herschikkingsstrijd voor nummer 1 – en voor nummer 3 – komt neer op tv-oogballen

Wanneer scholen van de ene conferentie naar de andere springen, breekt altijd hetzelfde argument uit. Fans van een school die naar een meer prestigieuze competitie willen verhuizen, zullen het publiek prijzen dat hun school brengt. Fans die hopen dat hun competitie bij elkaar kan blijven, wijzen naar het publiek dat hun competitie heeft. Deze argumenten … Read more

Staples: Oregon, Washington would want Big Ten, but could decide the fate of Big 12, Pac-12

Staples: Oregon, Washington would want Big Ten, but could decide the fate of Big 12, Pac-12

The move heard by the college football world last week inspired more than 200 questions for this week’s Dear Andy mailbag. But in trying to answer two in particular, I had a thought that I would be fascinated to see in action. Now that USC and UCLA have moved away from the Pac-12 and headed … Read more