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Takeaways from Virginia’s Loss to Indiana…plus a Quick Spin Around the ACC

Before jumping into Virginia’s game against Indiana and a few other tidbits from around the ACC, I’d like to make a comment about being a “visiting” team on the Big10 Network. My comment is short and to the point. It sucks. It’s a lot like being the professional wrestler who doesn’t have music and a bevy of girls around when he’s introduced for his match. I suppose it is understandable, but the Big10 Network is really the “homer network” – from the announcers to the incessant Big10 propaganda. I hope we never play on it again. 

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Michigan Football: Things are not as bad as They Seem

Saturday night sucked.  Braylon Edwards was correct in his assessment.  And while I totally agree with him, I must admit that things are not as bad as they seemed while watching that sick joke of a game.  Still, this needs to be a wakeup call because it looked like the Wolverines slept through most of their opener. Continue reading Michigan Football: Things are not as bad as They Seem

Virginia Takes Care of Business

It would be easy to say that Virginia football delivered on expectations in Saturday’s opener against the Richmond Spiders. It might be more accurate to say that Virginia exceeds the tempered hopes of the fanbase. The Commonwealth of Virginia is blessed with a plethora of strong FCS programs. Good for football in The Commonwealth, sometimes problematic for the state’s FBS programs. 

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Not Another List of Big Games: Week 1 (Pt. 2)

Yesterday, I told you there are a lot of big games in Week 1.  Today, we keep it rolling.  Here are some notes on three more games you’ll be watching this holiday weekend: Continue reading Not Another List of Big Games: Week 1 (Pt. 2)

Not Another List of Big Games: Week 1 (Pt. 1)

The powers that be must have read my complaint about last year’s Week 1 schedule because there are a lot of big games kicking off the 2018 campaign.  Here’s what you should know about each one going in:

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Can Bryce Perkins Change Virginia’s Luck?

Pre-season football prognostications are the worst.

I suppose they help pass the time after the national championship game, which like the World Series needs to be played closer to the end of the regular season. However, as guideposts for the season ahead, pulling names from a hat is likely to be more accurate predicting success and failure in the coming season. 

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