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Posts Tagged With ‘ college football ’

 

Quarterback Carousel

November 21st, 2017

As Brock Osweiler failed to impress, Paxton Lynch failed to improve, and Trevor Siemian failed to make the game day roster, the Denver Broncos set their sights on next year to figure out their quarterback issues. Whether John Elway believes Denver is in a rebuilding stage or a few players away, finding a franchise quarterback for next year won’t be easy. Here is a list of the top ten options for next season, and the odds of making it happen. 1) Paxton Lynch (Odds of starting 2:1) – Over the last ten years every first-round quarterback selected has been allotted at least half a season before... Read More

Bragging Rights

September 5th, 2017

The nerves were apparent as I sat down to watch the Rocky Mountain Showdown as the Colorado Buffaloes kicked off the 2017 college football season with a solid 17-3 victory over the Colorado State Rams. Coming off a year in which the Buffs went 10-4, won their division, and played in a major bowl game, you would think that I could relax a little. But the PTSD of the Dan Hawkins era must still lay fresh in my mind. Aware that this Colorado Buffalo squad had lost as many as nine players to the NFL draft, including their quarterback and a majority of their defensive backfield, and the fact that... Read More

College Athletic Programs: Too Big To Fail?

October 13th, 2014

The University of Colorado made 58 million dollars off of its student-athletes in 2013. In return, the athletes received 8.8 million dollars in academic aid, or 15%. If that sounds lopsided, then you’re reading it correctly. That aforementioned disparity of amount earned versus amount received is at the heart of a very heated debate in society that centers on whether or not student-athletes should be compensated for the money they generate on behalf of their universities while on the field/court. However, there is a more important issue that is lost amidst the student-athlete compensation debate:... Read More