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Driving the Lane: Defense is key

To all of you who are shocked by Stanford University’s upset of the University of Oregon Thursday night, I ask you: Why? How could you not see this coming? First off, the exact same thing happened last year. More importantly, this happens to every great offense in any sport. There is always a game in which they […]

Foul Shots: The problem with Heisman voting

The Heisman Trophy is awarded annually to college football’s best individual player. Texas A&M University quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the trophy last year, defeating Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o. Entering this season, Manziel was one of a group of Heisman favorites. Every season, the list of Heisman frontrunners changes from […]

Driving the Lane: Boring Top 25

The AP Top 25 Preseason Rankings for the 2014 NCAA men’s basketball season are out, and things could not be more boring. Think of the top five most dominant programs over the past 10 years. You’re probably thinking of the University of Kentucky, Michigan State University, the University of Louisville, Duke University and the University […]

Foul Shots: Is Andrew Wiggins ready for NBA?

“Wiggins has an unreal amount of potential and he’ll be under the eye of every scout over the next few years … Considered the top player in his class by most recruiting services, and has first overall pick potential whenever he enters the NBA draft…”  -NBAdraft.net profile of Andrew Wiggins Any time you’re designated as […]

Driving the Lane: On Johnny Manziel

Remember when all the “experts” were predicting that Johnny Manziel would struggle in his sophomore year? There was no way he would be able to live up to the success he had in his freshman year. After winning the Heisman, he wouldn’t have the motivation to continue to get better. Most importantly, the myriad of […]