The Doc Says…Three Keys to Each College Football Playoff Game

To listen to the podcast, click here or subscribe to The Doc Says on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, or Spotify. The college football playoff is just days away. Can Notre Dame pull off the first real upset in the seven year history of the 4-team tournament? Ohio State came back for this moment. Can theyContinue reading “The Doc Says…Three Keys to Each College Football Playoff Game”

November Takeaways, College Football 2020

-It feels like the kind of crazy year that could land college football in the Playoff Era its first Cinderella team, to borrow an expression from the much-missed March Madness. Cincinnati is knocking on the door with a rising star head coach and a program that has shown in the last decade-ish that it canContinue reading “November Takeaways, College Football 2020”

A Divine Win Over Clemson For Notre Dame (Special Doc Says Podcast)

Listen to the podcast here. In this special college football edition, I offer you pre-game thoughts and post-game breakdown and memories of a most memorable Notre Dame vs. Clemson experience. ┬áThe pre-game thoughts were recorded on Friday night, setting the stage for Notre Dame’s biggest home game since the famous “Bush Push” (USC loss) inContinue reading “A Divine Win Over Clemson For Notre Dame (Special Doc Says Podcast)”

October Takeaways, College Football 2020

-I’ll begin with an admission: I’m still trying to work my way into college football mode. Maybe it’s because other things that I would have been watching earlier in the year (like the NBA Playoffs) were postponed to the time of year I would typically be consumed by college football and have stolen some attention.Continue reading “October Takeaways, College Football 2020”

September Takeaways, College Football 2020

-It took about 3 weeks for it to really feel like college football season. Typically, it’s my favorite sports period of the year, but with the COVID-related uncertainty, I never truly allowed myself to get the usual August excitement going. I watched GameDay on September 12th and saw the Irish play, I finally put upContinue reading “September Takeaways, College Football 2020”

Prove It Saturday: Week 6 College Football Preview

Last week, I read an article about things that best describe extroverted-introverts like me and it perfectly fits the theme of my weekend. After 9 weeks of the #2 most stressful “adulting” activity (moving), my brain is about to explode from over-stimulation. I am, thus, taking a “me” day to prepare myself for the finalsContinue reading “Prove It Saturday: Week 6 College Football Preview”

An Ode to My First Man Cave

Watching sports is a big deal at my house. I’ve been an avid sports viewer since right around the spring and summer of 1992, when Christian Laettner’s shot and the Dream Team happened within months of each other. When we moved into the house I am currently sitting in for the final night, the firstContinue reading “An Ode to My First Man Cave”

LSU’s Offense Steps Out of the Dark Ages and Into Prime-time

Listen to the podcast HERE Welcome, college football fans. At this point in the season, it gets no better than a big non-conference game between teams ranked in the Top 10 that lives up to the hype. On this efficient 18-minute podcast, I commentate on the coaching narratives, including Tom Herman’s aggressiveness perhaps getting theContinue reading “LSU’s Offense Steps Out of the Dark Ages and Into Prime-time”

Which Teams Could Break Parity in College Football Out of Purgatory?

These four teams have the best shot to break the Clemson-Alabama stranglehold on the national championship of college football

Miami vs. Florida Entertainingly Fumbles and False Starts the 150th College Football Season

If you watched Miami vs Florida start week 0 of the 150th college football season in an entertaining, mistake-filled, back-and-forth momentum pendulum of a game, then from one long-time CFB enthusiast to another, here’s a conversation-starting, quick-hitting breakdown of the pre-game thoughts, in-game takeaways, and post-game questions. Click HERE to listen to the 15-minute podcast