Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stanford Cardinal Basketball Preview and Tickets

The Stanford Cardinal of the Pac-12 finished the 2011-12 season with a solid 26-11 record, and completed the year with a 75-51 pummeling of Minnesota in the NIT Tournament Championship Game. Stanford ended the season in seventh place in the … Continue reading

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Oregon Ducks Looking To Do Better Then The NIT Tournament

The Oregon Ducks of the Pac-12 finished the 2011-12 season with an excellent 24-10 record, capped off with a close loss to #1 seeded Washington in the NIT Tournament. Oregon finished the season in second place in the Pac-12, with … Continue reading

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TCU Horned Frogs look to defend the Mountain West Title

The Horned Frogs won the Mountain West title and 11 games in 2011. TCU won their last eight games and were 11 points away from a perfect regular season. The offense was led by quarterback Casey Pachall. Pachall had 25 … Continue reading

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The Rebuilding of Kansas Football Begins

New coach Charlie Weis takes over a Jayhawk team that finished 2-10 overall and winless in the Big 12.  There is not much talent here. The defense finished last in the nation in total defense and in scoring defense. Defensive … Continue reading

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Iowa State Cyclones Football Hope for a Bowl Game

The Cyclones were a streaky team in 2011. They won their first three games and dropped the next four and then three in a row and then lost the last three games of the season to finish at 6-7. The … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State Cowboys move on without Weeden and Blackmon

The Cowboys were another team that had a banner season in the Big 12 in 2011. Oklahoma State won the Big 12 title and beat Stanford in the Fiesta Bowl to finish 12-1. Quarterback Brandon Weeden and wide receiver Justin … Continue reading

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Baylor Bears Football minus Robert Griffin III

The Bears had a breakout season in 2011. 10 wins, a bowl win over Washington, and Robert Griffin III winning the Heisman Trophy. Baylor averaged 45 points a game and gained 488 yards per game on offense. The defense was … Continue reading

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Texas Tech Red Raiders Football Team Improves Defense

The Red Raiders lost their last five games of the season to finish 5-7. The defense was porous as opponents gained 485 yard per game. The defensive staff was overhauled and Coach Tommy Tuberville hit the JUCO circuit to bring … Continue reading

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Kansas State Wildcats Football Hoping To Repeat Last Season 7-0 Start

Kansas State raced out to a 7-0 record before back to back losses to Oklahoma and Oklahoma State took them out of the title race. Kansas State recovered by winning the last three regular season games before losing to Arkansas … Continue reading

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Ohio State Buckeyes Football Moves On Without Jim Tressel

The 2011 season was tumultuous at best for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Coach Jim Tressel was gone on Memorial Day because of NCAA violations. Starting quarterback Terrell Pryor did not take a snap and other key players were suspended for … Continue reading

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Texas Longhorns Football Returns To Action

Inconsistent quarterback play hampered the Longhorns in 2011. David Ash and Chase McCoy combined for 11 touchdown passes and 12 interceptions in 2011. Also injuries in the backfield hampered the Texas offense. On defense Texas was very good versus the … Continue reading

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West Virginia Mountaineers Football Tickets

The Mountaineers jump to the Big 12 after winning the Big East title in 2011 with a 10-3 record. West Virginia finished the season with a 70-33 rout of Clemson in the Orange Bowl. Quarterback Geno Smith had a great … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Sooners Football Schedule

Last season the Oklahoma Sooners started the season at 6-0 and was looking like a BCS title game contender. Then they lost at home to Texas Tech and went 3-3 the second half of the season. The one common thread … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Commodores Football Brins in James Franklin

Vanderbilt 2012 Preview New coach James Franklin did an outstanding job at Vanderbilt in 2011. The Commodores used a stout defense with the knack for creating turnovers to finish 6-7. On offense, Zac Stacy led the Commodores in rushing with … Continue reading

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Tennessee Volunteers Football Looks To Improve It’s Offense

Tennessee 2012 Preview The lack of offense doomed the Volunteers in 2011. Tennessee finished with a 5-7 record and won only one conference game. Tennessee scored 12 points or under six times. The running game just could not get untracked. … Continue reading

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South Carolina Gamecocks Football Recap

South Carolina 2012 Preview The Gamecocks had their most impressive season in years finishing 11-2. The defense was the catalyst for the Gamecocks. South Carolina’s pass rush was one the best in the country. Devin Taylor and Jadeveon Clowney can … Continue reading

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Missouri Tigers Football Schedule

Missouri 2012 Preview In the Tigers last season in the Big 12 they finished with a 8-5 record. Missouri has some momentum coming into this season as they won the last four games of the season. Quarterback James Franklin emerged … Continue reading

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Kentucky Wilcats Football Team 2012

Kentucky 2012 Preview To say the Kentucky offense was bad would be an understatement. The Wildcats scored 17 points or fewer ten times. Kentucky finished next to last in the SEC in passing and rushing and finished dead last in … Continue reading

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University of Georgia Football Schedule

Georgia 2012 Preview When Georgia lost their first two games of the season some were calling for Mark Richt to be fired. The Bulldogs responded by winning ten straight games and winning the SEC East title. Georgia lost the last … Continue reading

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Texas A&M Aggies Football

The Texas A&M Aggies, one of two new SEC teams in 2012, finished the 2011-12 season with a 14-18 record, and completed the year with a tough 83-66 loss to Kansas on March 8. Texas A&M ended the season in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Badgers put the Rose Bowl Appearance Behind Them

Wisconsin 2012 Preview So close but so far away, change a couple of plays and the Badgers would have been undefeated in the regular season. The Badgers lost to Ohio State and Michigan State on miracle plays and Wisconsin lost … Continue reading

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Penn State Nittany Lions Football is Back

Penn State 2012 Preview The Penn State Nittany Lions season was surrounded in turmoil with the Jerry Sandusky situation and the ultimate firing of longtime coach Joe Paterno, Despite the turmoil Penn State put together a solid season. They finished … Continue reading

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Purdue Boilermakers Return 18 Starters This Season – Get Your Tickets Now

Purdue 2012 Preview Purdue made some significant strides in 2011 the Boilermakers beat Ohio State and defeated Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. Quarterback Caleb Terbush established himself as the starter over Robert Marve, who obtained a sixth … Continue reading

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2012 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule

Ohio State Preview 2012 The 2011 season was tumultuous at best for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Coach Jim Tressel was gone on Memorial Day because of NCAA violations. Starting quarterback Terrell Pryor did not take a snap and other key … Continue reading

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Kain Colter returns to lead the Northwestern Wildcats Football Team

Northwestern Preview 2012 Northwestern was a streaky team won the first two lost five in a row won four in a row including a win over Nebraska and then dropped their last two to finish 6-7. Offense was never a … Continue reading

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Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Tickets and Preview

Minnesota Preview 2012 The Golden Gophers struggled through a tough season in 2011. Head Coach Jerry Kill had health problems throughout the season and on the field Minnesota just did not have enough talent to be successful. They lost to … Continue reading

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Nebraska Football Tickets and Preview

Nebraska Football 2012 The Cornhuskers first season in the Big Ten was a season of inconsistency especially on defense. Nebraska gave up 48 points to Wisconsin and 45 to Michigan both losses and then held Michigan State to 3 and … Continue reading

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Michigan State Football Preview and Tickets

Michigan State Preview 2012 The Michigan State Spartan program has improved to the point where they are solid Big Ten title contenders on an annual basis. The Spartans capped off a successful season in 2011with a win over Georgia in … Continue reading

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Michigan Football Preview and Tickets

Michigan Preview 2012 The Michigan Wolverines had a renaissance season under Brady Hoke in 2011. Michigan won 11 games, beat Ohio State and won the Sugar Bowl against Virginia Tech. The improvement of the defense was the key in 2011. … Continue reading

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Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview Tickets

Iowa 2012 Preview The 2011 season for Iowa was deceiving the Hawkeyes had better talent than their record showed and Iowa finished 7-6. The losses to Iowa State and Minnesota were extremely disappointing and kept the Hawkeyes out of a … Continue reading

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