“This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.” -Henry Hudson Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. IV. The Old Northwest One of the lasting successes of the Articles Congress was the reorganization of western territories. The Treaty of Paris had not just given … More Empire of Liberty: The Old Northwest
College Football is chaotic by its very nature. Division One features almost 200 different universities from Hawaii to Hartford. You have to be ready for anything. Some year’s Boston College and South Florida find themselves ranked in the top five. Most years, despite all of the insanity, the same handful of programs seem to be … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Six And The Winds Of Chaos Edition
The dream of the 90’s is alive in 2016! A Clinton is running for office, Donald Trump, NAFTA, the EU and FARC are all over the headlines. Full House is even back (sort of)! And Nebraska, Michigan, Miami, Texas A&M, Colorado, Tennessee, and Washington all have legitimate playoff hopes. Somewhere Lloyd Carr, Kordell Stewart, Charles … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Five And The Dream Of The 90’s Is Alive In College Football! Edition
The following column is dedicated to Les Miles and the LSU athletic department. We hardly kneux ye… Leaves are turning, pumpkin spice is in the air, and Texas A&M is undefeated and flying high after a big win over Arkansas…the annual traditions of September have played out and October is almost upon us. With it, … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Four “The College Football Season Is Already One-Third Over What The Hell!?” Edition
#1 Wk. 2 – Oregon @ Michigan State 2014’s thriller has set up a second week rematch that highlights the first four weeks of the season. Oregon won the Pac-12 last year and made it to the first playoff championship game while Michigan State trumped Baylor in a thrilling Cotton Bowl matchup. An argument could … More Top Ten Games That Matter: The First Four Weeks
Blueblood: “An aristocrat, noble, or member of a socially prominent family.” One of the persistent themes of college football is the dominance of the “bluebloods.” What is a blueblood from a college football standpoint? These are the programs that, true to the dictionary definition, compose college football’s nobility. The problem is there is considerable dispute … More What and Who Are College Football “Bluebloods”?