Author Archives: Jeff Merrick
The Road To Here
Margaret Overton, a high school classmate, published a book entitled, Good in a Crisis. With witty humor and frank insights, Margaret peeled the bandages from the bleeding wounds of her mid life for all to see. This was a trying … Continue reading
College Football: Top 5 Overachieving and Top 5 Underachieving Teams for 2011.
How much of winning in college football is recruiting the best high school players? I review the recruiting classes from 2007-2011 and compare them to the final poll results. Then, I list my top five overachieving and underachieving teams for 2011. Continue reading
Six reasons why there should NOT be a college football playoff.
I used to be in the “Blow Up The BCS” camp. Now, I’m firmly opposed to a playoff series for the following six reasons. Reason # 6:. . . Continue reading
College Football Preview: Oregon Ducks at Stanford
When Oregon visits Stanford on Saturday, a streak will end. Stanford has the longest winning streak in big-time college football at 17. Oregon has won 18 consecutive conference games. Continue reading
LSU v. Oregon Football Preview
College Football Expert Predicts Oregon over LSU. Continue reading