A few weeks ago, Texas A&M University announced it was leaving its current conference, the Big 12, for the powerhouse SEC. While there is legal wrangling going on and the move hasn’t yet happened, it appears it will eventually. The SEC has voted to accept A&M as its 13th member. More »
Every September, something so huge happens it takes over the entire sports world and dominates headlines for the next four months. No, I’m not talking about the return of the NFL. I’m talking about something WAY more important. I’m talking, of course, about the Professor’s NFL Power Rankings!
Here’s how it works: I rank all 32 teams, then you tell me where you think your team should be in the comments below. Sometimes you’ll agree with me, sometimes you won’t. Either way, we have all season to figure out who’s right and who’s wrong. So let’s get down to it. Keep reading to see where your team landed this week!
As the United States goes through a recession, many professional athletes are still being paid gigantic contracts. Do they really deserve these outrageous paychecks? The simple answer is NO, however there are a few positives involved with giving out this amount of money.More »
FOOTBALL HAS BEGUN!!! YYYYYEEEEHHHHAAAWWWW!!!!! After a crazy weekend in the NFL, both pro and college football are officially rolling full speed ahead and I couldn’t be more pumped. Now that we have football every weekend again, you know what else that means? We get to tailgate!
Is there anything better than cranking up the grill outside and torching hamburgers and hot dogs and (the Professor’s personal favorite) brats? Of course not. The other awesome part about tailgating is all the cool outdoor games you can play with your friends and family. Now you can upgrade your game kits with a bunch of new takes on all the great classics from Sportcraft.
If you are anything like me, on Saturdays in the fall (whenever you're not at a game) you have as many screens as possible trained on college football. But last weekend, you may have felt as if you needed to adjust the color settings on your television or computer.More »
Michigan and Notre Dame have been playing each since the Professor’s great, great, great grandfather was a college football fan. But in all that time, one thing they have never done is play against each other under the lights at the Big House, Michigan’s gigantic home stadium.
That all changes this Saturday, as Notre Dame travels to Ann Arbor to clash with the Wolverines. When you do something that historic, you better be looking your best. Thanks to adidas, both of the teams will be looking slick for their primetime close-ups. Keep reading to see full-sized images of the uniforms for both teams.
I sat down with Dallas Cowboys star running back Felix Jones to talk about life in the NFL, playing college ball with Darren McFadden and Peyton Hillis, and his long-time love for the Cowboys...More »