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Magical run for Irish ends in 42-14 loss to Alabama

January 8, 2013
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Magical run for Irish ends in 42-14 loss to Alabama

On a flawless South Florida night, Notre Dame players saw a legend emerge in present time. To their bone-deep disbelief, it was not them. The eruption of streamers and confetti and joy surrounded them, and their shock and desolation filled the spaces in between. A program lost for a quarter-century might not be directionless, but…

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Starkey: The gods of college sports

December 6, 2012
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Starkey: The gods of college sports

Coaches, even relatively humble ones such as Paul Chryst, have become the gods of college football. It’s embarrassing the way these coaching dramas take fans hostage across the country year after year. In the social media-sphere, the one unfolding at Pitt has been dubbed the “First Temptation of Chryst.” Read more: triblive.com

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2012 Anti-Coach Effect of the Year

November 13, 2012
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2012 Anti-Coach Effect of the Year

This page will track all the net negative game coaches.  Every time a coach ‘beats’ the Matrix model in a predicted loss they will earn +1 game effect.  Each loss when a win was predicted is a -1 effect.  The coach with the greatest negative effect in 2011 with be our CFBMatrix Charlie Weis Anti-Coach…

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Irish have history of making history vs Oklahoma

October 25, 2012
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Irish have history of making history vs Oklahoma

Heisman Trophy winners and national champions. One historic blowout. One historic upset. One of the most memorable collisions in college football history. Notre Dame and Oklahoma have not played often, but they have produced some classics – most won by the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame leads the series 8-1. No team has had as much…

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Charlie Weis, Kansas trying to intimidate student reporter

October 12, 2012
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Charlie Weis, Kansas trying to intimidate student reporter

Charlie Weis continues to have issues with the student newspaper at Kansas University. The Jayhawks football coach expressed his displeasure with the The University Daily Kansan last week for running a cover image that called the Jayhawks “Road Kill” for Kansas State prior to last Saturday’s game. Weis wrote the following two tweets in response to the cover:…

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Who’s On “The Hot Seat?”

October 10, 2012
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Who’s On “The Hot Seat?”

When it comes to coaching college football, the head coach is only as good as “what have you done for me lately.” Here’s the top 10 coaches in NCAA football whose britches are gettin’ warm! read more: coacheshotseat.com

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Big 12 offenses most prolific in nation

September 20, 2012
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Big 12 offenses most prolific in nation

Get out the calculators. Pinball numbers again are the rule in the Big 12, where huge offensive performances have been plentiful in recent seasons. This year’s early production across the conference appears to have taken that offensive reputation to an extreme. Obviously, the weak early schedules have had a contributing factor, with nine of the…

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Week 2 News & Notes

September 12, 2012
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Week 2 News & Notes Cincy got a 58 yd td run on their first play vs Pittsburgh and after recovering a fumble drove 38 yards for a td and a 14-0 lead. Pitt had their chances to get back in the game but on 3&gl from the 12 was intercepted in the endzone with 5:49 left in…

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Most influential coaching trees

August 16, 2012
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Most influential coaching trees This season, there are approximately 1,300 assistant coaches in major college football. A majority of them probably would like to become a head coach one day, and a few want to be a head coach again, but getting there is much easier said than done. The best opportunities don’t always come with…

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College football coach rankings: Alabama’s Nick Saban tops list of 124 coaches

May 17, 2012
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College football coach rankings: Alabama’s Nick Saban tops list of 124 coachesSporting News has ranked the 124 FBS head coaches by conference. Now it’s time to see how they rate overall. First, some notes about our list: — The Big 12 coaches have by far the best average ranking: 27.2, which crushes the second-best SEC’s…

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