College Football Preview; Week 4

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa When you are dealing with young people, you get used to a lot of eye-rolling if you say something that is a little off kilter. Likewise, when we were putting together the list of games to keep an eye on this weekend, we imagined plenty of […] READ MORE



UCLA Football; Blue, Gold and Divided, Part 2

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From Last Word on College Football, Tony Siracusa In Part 1, we looked back at the UCLA football program’s brief brush with championship level status, and why they have not been able to get remotely close in the 18 years since. We reviewed Jim Mora’s hiring in 2012, as the third head coach in 10 […] READ MORE


UCLA Football; Blue, Gold and Divided, Part 1

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From Last Word on College Football, Tony Siracusa As the UCLA football program tumbles to another less-than-expected season, deep divisions are growing within the “Bruins nation.” UCLA was picked by the media to win the Pac 12 South in 2016, and while that is still mathematically possible, it is amazingly unlikely just three games into […] READ MORE


College Football Preview; Week 4

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From Last Word on College Football, Tony Siracusa Sitting in the pews at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, one is often taught about the virtues of giving, about the importance of helping those in need, offering to your community, imparting of yourself to others, and certainly, advocacy for a cause. Those are all important […] READ MORE