Florida State’s Special Teams Disaster Part 2: The Fake Punt

Special teams often do strange things, and so much can go wrong even on routine sequences. Stupid decisions on trick plays certainly don’t help. The Florida State Seminoles defeated the Florida Gators on Saturday despite several special teams gaffs. In Part 2 of this two-part ST disasterpiece, Chuck Zodda turns to their insipid fake punt.…

Florida State Special Teams Disaster Part 1: The Punt Block

Although the Florida State Seminoles emerged victorious against the Florida Gators, they committed egregious errors on special teams. In Part 1 of this two-part ST disasterpiece, Chuck Zodda looks at the University of Florida’s punt block. There is no doubt that the Florida State Seminoles won the national championship last season. It is in the…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend ‒ Rivalry Edition

In college football, polls and rankings are the ultimate seeds of debate. Our Pylon University panel of experts bring you a rundown of national title contenders each week. We’ll be looking at teams, plays, trends, and experiences that make college football great ‒ from Division 3 to the Power Conferences ‒ along with key CFB…

Saturday Spoiler: Boston College vs Florida State Preview

College Football Saturday delivers great individual efforts, clutch performances, and thrilling endings. One of the best matchups today features Boston College vs Florida State at 3:30 p.m. EST on ABC. Pylon University previews the game. The 2013 Boston College Eagles were considered by fans to have overachieved behind the running of Heisman Trophy finalist Andre…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend – Week 13

In college football, polls and rankings are the ultimate seeds of debate. Our Pylon University panel of experts bring you a rundown of national title contenders each week. We’ll be looking at teams, plays, trends, and experiences that make college football great ‒ from Division 3 to the Power Conferences ‒ along with key CFB…

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Record Setting Day

Pylon University‘s Optimum Offense play of the week usually involves a quarterback: Jameis Winston, Trevone Boykin and Travis Wilson have all taken home the award this season. However, what Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon did against Nebraska might have been the performance of the year. It started as a battle for sole possession of first place in…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend

In college football, polls and rankings are the ultimate seeds of debate. Our Pylon University panel of experts bring you a rundown of national title contenders each week. We’ll be looking at teams, plays, trends, and experiences that make college football great ‒ from Division 3 to the Power Conferences ‒ along with key CFB…

Crowder, House: Duke’s Dynamic Returner

Pylon University covers everything in college football ‒ Ivy League rivalries in the rain, games with an impact on the national title race, Heisman hopefuls, what’s worth watching, and great offensive plays. Duke punt returner Jamison Crowder romped through the Syracuse kick coverage, and Chuck Zodda loves a great punt return. Duke Blue Devil football…

Pick-ing Up a Score: Demario Richard, ASU Top Notre Dame

The Arizona State Sun Devils kept their title hopes alive with a win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. ASU’s final drive featured two well-designed plays; a pick play that took advantage of a coverage mismatch and perfectly executed play-action fake. On a CFB Saturday filled with great plays, this sequence is FCU’s Optimum Offense…