Things We Learned in College

  • Pac-12 Championship - Arizona v Oregon

    Things We Learned in College – Championship Week Edition

    This was an odd set of conference championships. Normally, once you get to the two best teams in a conference, you get at least fairly competitive games. This year, there were...

  • Auburn v Alabama

    Things We Learned In College- Rivalry Week Edition

    The only thing I hate about Rivalry Week is that, with multiple good games in each time slot, it’s impossible to watch them all. I did my best, but I expect...

  • Kansas v Oklahoma

    Things We Learned In College, Week 13 – Samaje Perine Goes Off

    LaDainian Tomlinson’s single-game yardage record lasted 15 years. Melvin Gordon’s lasted a week. Seven days after Gordon rushed for 408 yards against Nebraska, Oklahoma freshman running back Samaje Perine gashed Kansas...

  • Nebraska v Wisconsin

    Things We Learned In College, Week 12

    This was a crazy week- almost as many of the LWOS Top 25 lost (nine) as won (10). Let’s sort through the chaos. Things We Learned In College Week 12 -I went...

  • Baylor v West Virginia

    Things We Learned In College Week Eight

    Last week still seemed like a bit of a letdown after the craziness that was Week Six, but there was one big upset yesterday, as well as a couple of close...

  • Bryce Petty

    Things We Learned In College, Week Seven

    It was a bit of a letdown after last week, but there were still a couple of upsets and one really good finish that I can’t believe I missed. Let’s review:...

  • Alabama Spring Game

    Things We Learned In College, Week 6: UPSET SPECIAL

    I honestly can’t remember a weekend with this many unexpected results. Eight upsets in just over 48 hours doesn’t happen very often. Its an UPSET SPECIAL, and here’s how it all...

  • Tennessee v Georgia

    Things We Learned In College Week Five

    We’re finally into the good part of the season- conference play and (mostly) competitive games. Here’s what we learned yesterday: Things We Learned In College Week Five -So you thought Brady...

  • Mississippi State Bulldogs v LSU Tigers

    Things We Learned In College Week Four

    So, Brady Hoke, that seat feeling a little, uh, warm this morning? -I’m not going to talk about Jameis Winston latest idiocy, except to say that when you’re the starting quarterback...

  • USC v Boston College

    Things We Learned In College Week Three

    Yesterday was one of those days that reminded me, ragweed allergies be damned, why I love the fall. Things We Learned In College Week Three – Let’s start with one of...

  • cody kesler

    Things We Learned In College Week Two

    It was another week of lopsided matchups, including several of the FBS-FCS variety, but let’s see what knowledge we gleaned from the handful of truly excellent games on the slate. Things...

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    Things We Learned In College Week 1

    Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like opening weekend featured far better games and more competitive matchups than usual. More of this, please! Things We Learned In College Week 1...

  • Myles Jack

    Things We Learned In College, Week 13

    Why can’t the last few weeks of the college football season last just a bit longer? Can you believe it’s almost over already? -The BCS race narrows further as Baylor lost...

  • FSU Jameis Winston

    Things We Learned In College, Week 10

    So I didn’t miss anything in the second half of the Florida State-Miami game, did I?   -One of my favorite moments of the Seminoles’ game was watching Jameis Winston engage...

  • goldy gopher iron man

    Things We Learned In College, Week 9

    Did the college football schedule-making people purposely try to torment us yesterday by making sure all the games at 3:00 and 3:30 were terrible, and all the good ones were at 7:00 or...

  • ole miss upset

    Things We Learned In College, Week 8: Upset Saturday Redux

    I hope I didn’t say anything last Sunday about how we wouldn’t see another weekend that exciting this season. Yeah, I know. I did. And apparently I lied. Upset #1 (Thursday night): UCF...

  • texas oklahoma

    Things We Learned in College, Week 7: Upset Saturday

    Don’t even try to tell me you saw this coming!   -Did anyone outside of the Lone Star state give Texas a chance in this game? They outgained the Sooners 445-263,...

  • jameis-winston-florida-state

    Things We Learned In College, Week 6

    Giving my remote control and my thumb a rest this morning- at one point yesterday, I was attempting to watch three football games and a hockey game at the same time....

  • lane-kiffin

    Things We Learned In College, Lane Kiffin FIRED!

    Is it just me, or was yesterday about as good as it gets?   -I was not among the people thinking an Ole Miss upset of Alabama was likely. I was...

  • jeremy-hill

    Things We Learned In College, Week 4

    If this week’s column is a little on the short side, I apologize; I’m going off the highlight shows today because I have family members who aren’t football people and think...

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