Keenan Reynolds and Navy go out on top

It is so easy to emphasize the negative in life, and this could have been the case for Keenan Reynolds and Navy heading into the Military Bowl on Monday afternoon against Pittsburgh. Navy did not win the American Athletic Conference’s West Division. It did not get to play in the first AAC Championship Game. It […]

2015 TSS Heisman Poll, week 13

Last week Derrick Henry and Deshaun Watson seized full control of our Heisman poll. This past weekend, both were victorious in rivalry games. With only championship week remaining, Henry and Watson have set themselves up to take home the trophy with a big performance. Leonard Fournette and Ezekiel Elliott had been favorites all throughout the […]

2015 TSS Heisman Poll, week 12

Leonard Fournette was at the front of the pack for the majority of the season. Three straight losses have put Fournette out of the Heisman picture. Ezekiel Elliott was a name that circulated in Heisman circles for most of the off-season. He stuck around in our top five for the majority of the season. A […]

Memphis, shaken and rattled by Navy, learns a November lesson

Earlier in the week, colleague Bart Doan sized up the coming clashes in the American Athletic Conference,  the league poised to grab the New Year’s Six bowl spot in the Group of Five conferences. Naturally, the prospect of a College Football Playoff berth also existed for the Memphis Tigers entering this weekend. They defeated Ole […]

Players to watch in the American Athletic Conference

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time to start weekly our college football roundtables. Today we start our conversation on the American Athletic Conference. TSS Associate Editor Terry Johnson joins staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guest in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. Previously, we’ve discussed the Sun Belt Conference, Conference USA, the MAC and the Mountain West Conference. Today we […]

Bloguin Top 50: No. 47 — Navy

Navy Midshipmen 2014 Record: 8-5 (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: How high is this team’s ceiling if it secures the ball? A year after former Navy coach Paul Johnson saw the triple option re-emerge in all its glory at Georgia Tech, powering the Yellow Jackets to a New Year’s Six bowl blowout of an […]

Terry’s Takeaways From Week 2

Because so many teams chose to play a soft non-conference slate, there weren’t as many meaningful games on the schedule this week. However, here are some items to take away from what transpired on the gridiron this weekend: USC’s defense deserves all of the credit for its 13-10 victory over Stanford. Although the Cardinal dominated […]

Ohio State – Navy Reaction: Buckeyes Still a Contender in the Big Ten

Despite its lackluster showing against Navy, Ohio State proved that it’s still a contender for Big Ten – and possibly national championship – honors this fall. Make no mistake about it: the Buckeyes were far from perfect today. Navy’s ground game dominated this contest at times, rushing for 370 yards and an average of 5.9 […]

Terry’s Takes Heading Into Week 1

Thankfully, it’s time to kick off the college football season. Here are some thoughts, observations, and things to keep in mind for this weekend’s games. First, I need to bring up a couple of off-the-gridiron issues: College football needs to address the issue of scheduling. There are so many games against FCS competition this weekend […]

The Indispensables: 5 Players Teams Can’t Live Without

On Twitter @TheCoachBart In case you live under a rock, apparently Braxton Miller, all-world Ohio State quarterback, won’t be playing football again this year because of a re-bummed shoulder. All is not lost in Buckeye land, mostly because Urban Meyer coaches, and the only time you worry about an Urban Meyer coached team is when […]