CFB Film Review: Dancing Dalvin Cook

The Florida State Seminoles defeated the South Florida Bulls 34-14, and it was the dynamic running of Dalvin Cook that provided the highlights as FSU triumphed. Mark Schofield breaks down Cook’s best run of the day. New Florida State quarterback Everett Golson, a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, struggled mightily Saturday,  completing 14 of 26 passes…

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ITP Glossary: Trips

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to 0 technique, commentators and writers rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary takes you inside part of the game you may be missing. Trips Formation Trips, usually followed by the designation “left” or “right” is short for…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: National Semifinals ‒ Rose Bowl Preview

The College Football Playoff is here, and Pylon University has been bringing the bowl breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. Today, Mark Schofield offers an expanded look at the two national semifinal matchups. In this edition, it’s the Rose Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Oregon Ducks…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend – Championship 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 FCS to the Power Conferences ‒ along with…

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…

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…