We’re less than 2 weeks away from the 2010 college football season kick-off, and the Irish start the season by taking on Purdue Sept 4 at Notre Dame Stadium. So of course ND fans everywhere are engaging each other in the annual August ritual of voicing either expectations or “hopes” for the upcoming season. And as usual, NDNation.com has run their annual “probability poll” in which thousands of Irish followers take 10 minutes to assess ND’s chances of winning each game on the schedule as a % likelihood of winning.
The teams I pick to win these Division Predictions are the teams I feel have a better chance of making the playoffs, not the teams I personally like. That’s why it hurts me to make this year’s NFC East prediction. This will be the first season in a long time I’m unable to pick Philadelphia as an outright winner, mainly because of the uncertainty of the Kolb era.
Nidiffer’s early professional accomplishments should come as no surprise. He hit .312 in 48 games for the Wildcats this past season with 10 round trippers and 32 RBI including a walk-off grand slam in his final home at-bat.
Shhhhhh….did you hear that? Tick, tock, tick, tock…The time is drawing near. College pigskin kicks off on Thursday, September 2nd with 18 games including openers for Ohio State, Miami, Pittsburgh and even Lane Kiffin’s folly. There is no playoff, so, as the talking heads say: EVERY GAME MATTERS. Here are a few games that might matter more than others.
Okay loyal readers, here is your chance to get the discussion going. Let us know what is on your mind. Today is a great day for the Pine
This division still belongs to San Diego. The holdouts will hurt them, but not ruin their season. And that’s how the West was won.
You could call me gas and electric because I was all about utility. Shoot, about the only positions I did NOT play were the battery. I broke in at short. Then came along some young star.
It is that time again. Let’s hear from you readers. We had another week of stellar performances. Pick the ONE that stands out to you, and tell us a story.
Earlier, Deuel loaned his cleats when a teammate discovered one of his spikes missing. When another teammate broke his belt while making a diving stop, Deuel didn’t think twice. He reached in his bag and gave without needing to be asked twice. His pants were gone from the beginning of the game when a mis-communication left a teammate with the wrong pair.