College: Ten Thoughts on the week that was in D1 football in New England

November 14, 2019

Dartmouth’s upset win over Princeton all but locked up the Ivy League title for the Big Green. 1. While Steve Addazio‘s seat is getting warmer at the Heights after Saturday’s loss to Florida State, the Eagles still have a shot at going 6-6 or 7-5 (long shot) and gaining a bowl bid. It will be a fascinating three weeks in Chestnut Hill. 2. Harvard suffered a terrible 17-10 loss in…


College: New England Division One Previews for Week 9

October 26, 2019

Merrimack will look to make it two in a row when Presbyterian visits Andover. There are several important match ups this week in both the CAA and Ivy League. Here is our preview of the division one games in New England today. Brown Bears (1-4) at Cornell Big Red (1-4): Brown has an opportunity to win their second game of the season against a Cornell team that struggles to score…


College: New England Division One Previews for Week 8

October 19, 2019

There are some great match ups this weekend including several Ivy League games that have major implications on ther season standings. Dartmouth Big Green (4-0) at Marist Red Foxes (1-4): The Big Green should have no problem dispatching a Marist team that gives up over 30 points per game. Dartmouth will be able to run and throw the football at will. The big thing for Buddy Teevens squad is to…


Boston College Rewind: Louisville 41 Eagles 39

October 6, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles lost a heartbreaker in Louisville yesterday 41-39. The Cardinals kicked the game winning field with 1:02 left in the game after completing a six play, 52 yard drive to end the game. The story of this game was once again the defense. They gave up 664 yards of offense and allowed Louisville to convert on 8 of 16 third downs. Needless to say, the Eagles have…


College: Thoughts on week 5 in New England college football

October 2, 2019

Walt Bell’s emphasis on culture finally paid off this week in a win over Akron. UMass stole the headlines last week after securing their first win of the season over Akron. It has been a lost season thus far for first year coach Walt Bell and the Minutemen so it was nice to see the players and coaches celebrate after the win. Here are some thoughts on the week that…


College Football: Bob Chesney is creating a winning culture at Holy Cross

March 22, 2019

Second year Head Coach Bob Chesney is turning the Holy Cross football program around by creating a winning culture and a big time college football atmosphere. Chesney, who came to Holy Cross from nearby Assumption College has turned the once dormant program into a relevant program that is once again on the rise. The Holy Cross administration has invested in the program in recent years with upgrades to the facilities,…


UMass: UMass hopes it has the right guy in Walt Bell

January 5, 2019

When UMass announced the hiring of new head football coach Walt Bell on December 3rd, the move was met with some hesitation. At 34, Bell is the youngest head coach at the FBS level. Despite his age, the Middle Tennessee State grad has an impressive resume. Mostly recently he served as offensive coordinator at Florida State under Willie Taggert. Prior to that, Bell was the offensive coordinator at Arkansas State…


College Football: Week 11 Picks vs. the Spread

November 11, 2018

Trevor Lawrence will face a stiff test at B.C. This is the last week before the rivalry games kick in. It is a good week to bet because it will get harder from here. Here are my picks for week 11. Ole Miss at Texas A&M (-13, 67.5): Texas A&M has struggled on the road but they have been tough at home in Jimbo Fisher’s first season. They should cover…


College Football: Week 9 Picks Versus the Spread

October 28, 2018

Trevor Lawrence and the Clemson Tiger roll into Tallahassee looking for a win. Playoff and bowl positioning starts becoming a factor as we head into week nine. Here are my picks for week 9. Clemson at Florida State (+17.5, 48.5): I still have issues with Clemson’s offense despite the fact that they having been playing better. The think the Tigers will win but an improved Florida State will come to…


College Football: Week 8 Picks Vs. The Spread

October 20, 2018

Michigan, Michigan State is the top match up of the weekend. There are some quality money making match ups this weekend. Here are my top games and picks for week 8 of the college football season. Auburn at Ole Miss (+3.5, 63.5): Both programs have fallen off since the start of the season. Auburn is a mess right now. They cannot run the ball and their defense is struggling. I’m…