The College Tailgate’s Bowl Pick ‘Em Special

With the graduation of Peter Fiorentino, a darkness fell across the land. Jamey Schilling was left without an opponent for his annual College Football Bowl Selection Article. Schilling searched far and wide for a worthy competitor to fill Fiorentino’s shoes, but came up empty. That is, until columnist Brad Dickson stepped in. Seemingly at the last possible moment, like the

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Conference Madness 2016: Part One

It feels like just weeks ago we were cooped up inside our homes waiting for the arrival of the 2015-16 NCAA basketball season. It doesn’t feel long ago, either, that one of the most dominant teams in NCAA history (the 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats) was eliminated from the Final Four by the pesky Wisconsin Badgers. But, alas, we have reached that

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Independent Conference Preview

By Andrew “Jamey” Schilling The sports world is filled with similar, yet inferior comparisons. March Madness has the NIT tournament. The NFL has the Canadian Football League. And the major College Football conferences? They have the Independents. A group of four teams (Army, BYU, Navy and Notre Dame) that are decent enough to stay relevant, but not impressive enough to make a

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