Expectations for Notre Dame Must Reset

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When the season started, the expectations for Notre Dame football were through the roof. Perhaps, quite unreasonably so. Head coach Marcus Freeman won virtually every day of the offseason, but now, just two weeks into the season, he’s sitting with an 0-2 record. Including last year’s Fiesta Bowl loss, he’s the first Irish coach to […] READ MORE


Historical Look At Arkansas Pre-Season Rankings

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  Before every season, fans of their respective teams around the nation clamor for the rankings to be released. Hogs’ fans were pleased to see their team again ranked in preseason polls this season.  Since 1936, including this season, Arkansas has been ranked twenty-four times, with the Hogs finishing the season in sixteen. The Razorbacks […] READ MORE


Gamecock Offense; Best Players Under Lou Holtz

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South Carolina’s success under coach Lou Holtz was largely based on the defensive side of the ball. They had multiple All-Americans and All-SEC performers on defense from 2000-2004. The offense under Coach Holtz was more hit or miss. By today’s fast paced, wide open standards, the Gamecock offense was still in the dark ages at […] READ MORE


Top Gamecock Defenders of the Lou Holtz Era

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The Lou Holtz era of Gamecock football is often overlooked, but it cannot be understated how important it was for this program. The players that donned the garnet and black from 1999-2004 helped elevate South Carolina from a SEC doormat to a team opponents could no longer overlook.  Coach Holtz spent six seasons as the […] READ MORE


Gamecock Football History; The Lou Holtz Era

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Twenty years ago, Gamecock football history was at its lowest point. The next few seasons would change things forever. South Carolina entered the 2000 season with just one win over the previous two campaigns and riding an embarrassing 21 game losing streak. Coach Lou Holtz was beginning his second season at the helm of the […] READ MORE