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Big picture ideas and smaller picture reactions from 30 year fan of College Football

  • Prove It Saturday: Week 6 College Football Preview

    October 5, 2019 by

    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 finals… Read more

  • An Ode to My First Man Cave

    September 29, 2019 by

    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 first… Read more

  • What is The Medtrix?

    September 14, 2019 by

    (Author’s Note – the following was inspired by the 1999 film, The Matrix, which the author has long found to be philosophically consistent with the American healthcare crisis) The Medtrix is everywhere.  It is all around us; it is visible or audible in almost every room.  You can see it when you look into your… Read more

  • The Art of Racing in the Rain, and the Book to Movie Challenge

    September 11, 2019 by

    Transitioning a popular book to the theater screen is a fascinating challenge. One of the fun facts I learned while dabbling in the book publishing industry was that the number of pages in a book is typically a good indicator for the number of minutes it would take the average person to read it. The… Read more

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

    September 8, 2019 by

    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 the… Read more

  • PSA: Avoid Sugar When Fighting Illness

    September 7, 2019 by

    My son started coughing last weekend. That’s OK. He is 4 years old and his immune system is still very much developing. That said, my daughter’s friend brought a special treat (cookie cake) to a play date at our house and, even though it upset my son, I wouldn’t let him partake. On Labor Day,… Read more

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

    August 25, 2019 by

    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

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The McIntyres on opening day of the 2015 season, Mr. Quinn’s first
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