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…

Grambling State Returner Domino Sprints Thru Southern

There are some kickoff returns that seem to take an eternity to develop: cuts followed by jukes followed by broken tackles followed by jump stops followed by stiff-arms followed by an eventual touchdown. But sometimes, when the blocking is just right, the returner just needs to run straight ahead. Facing the Southern University Jaguars in…

SEC Permanent Crossover Games: Unfair?

“Who did you play?” is always a consideration in the polls and rankings. As the presumptive best-conference in the country, the SEC matchups matter most of all in determining who gets to play in the National Championship Game. Are the SEC permanent crossover games affecting some teams’ ability to win titles? Auburn lost to Georgia…

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…

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…