Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Sep 2006, 01:10pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Bad Idea Jeans

Coming off a rough week picking games, Vinny and Russell offer their selections for this week's college action. Plus, pop culture references aplenty, and a few not-so-subtle digs at Notre Dame. This also serves as the college open thread.

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176 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2006, 2:28am by Travis

18 Sep 2006, 06:16pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Get Off My Back

After Michigan's dominating performance against Notre Dame, Russell attempts to put on his "impartial analyst" cap to assess what the win means for the Wolverines and coach Lloyd Carr. Plus, this week's John L. Smith Award and the latest BlogPoll ballot.

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40 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2006, 2:17pm by John McQueen

11 Sep 2006, 07:06pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: What We've Learned

The college football season may be just two weeks old, but the early season has already taught us a lot about how this year will play out. Plus, Russsell's further thoughts on the college replay system, the weekly John L. Smith Trophy, and his latest BlogPoll ballot.

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29 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2006, 8:11pm by BillWallace

05 Sep 2006, 07:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Can I Get a Ruling?

Russell puts college football's new rules regarding timing and instant reply under the microscope in this week's edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie. Plus, the first John L. Smith Trophy of the new season and the latest BlogPoll ballot.

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19 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2007, 3:26am by fooloof

28 Aug 2006, 11:13am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Ready To Rumble

Get ready for college football with Junkie's comprehensive season preview, including games and players of the year, Heisman hopefuls, coaches on the hot seat, and much more. Plus, Russell offers up his preseason BlogPoll ballot.

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21 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2006, 12:58am by BIGDOG

14 Aug 2006, 09:11am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: NCAA Should Copy NFL

The NCAA has finally acted to shorten the length of its games. But in typical NCAA fashion, it refuses to simply copy the sensible and successful timing rules of the NFL, instead introducing a change that could affect late-game strategy.

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55 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2006, 4:13pm by Brock

23 Jul 2006, 08:22pm by Russell Levine

Chiefs, CB Law Agree to Terms

Between Bengals arrests over the weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs signed cornerback Ty Law to a "five year" deal. What are the odds Law is looking for yet another team next offseason?

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28 comments, Last at 25 Jul 2006, 1:27pm by GlennW

30 Jun 2006, 07:40am by Russell Levine

Northwestern Coach Walker Dead at 52

Sad news from the world of college football, where Northwestern coach Randy Walker has died of an apparent heart attack at age 52. Walker was a bright young coach, consistently able to produce competitive teams despite the difficulties of coaching at an elite, private institution in a conference with 10 enormous state universities.

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9 comments, Last at 05 Jul 2006, 2:29am by fonner

31 Mar 2006, 01:04pm by Russell Levine

Teaming Up Against Autism

This has absolutely nothing to do with football, but it's an important story. And the author's name rings a bell.

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9 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2006, 11:38am by Dan Babbitt

27 Mar 2006, 04:10pm by Russell Levine

NFL Announces Opening, Thanksgiving Games

As has become its custom in recent years, the NFL announces its national TV games for opening weekend, with Miami@Pittsburgh in the Thursday opener, the "Manning Bowl" on Sunday Night, and a Monday Night double-header, as well as the first-ever Thanksgiving triple-header.

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90 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2006, 8:03pm by Are-Tee