Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, goes inside this weekend’s Ohio State/Michigan showdown to zero in on the top position battle to watch as top-rated center Billy Price (Buckeyes) goes up against top-rated defensive tackle Maurice Hurst (Wolverines). He also touches on other highly rated talents, much of it found in the trenches.
Greg DePalma previews a weekend full of rivalry matchups, focusing on the Battle for Los Angeles as USCfootball.com publisher Ryan Abraham sits in to help break down UCLA‘s visit to the No.11 Trojans. Other top matchups find 24th-ranked Michigan at No.5 Wisconsin and Cal at No.22 Stanford.
Greg DePalma looks back at big Saturday night wins by unbeaten Penn State (over Michigan) and Notre Dame (over USC), and asks if every NFL game in London has to be a blowout. He’s also joined by Ken Meringolo, founder of First Amendment Sports, to preview Monday night’s Redskins/Eagles clash, and Ourlads.com chief fantasy analyst Jamal Murphy updates the latest news.
Revenge will be a dish best served ‘white’ in western Pennsylvania on Saturday night. Our preseason pick to win the national championship gets Michigan in a White Out prime-time game from Happy Valley with revenge on their minds following a 49-10 whitewash handed to them in Ann Arbor last season. Will they get it? What do you think?
Greg DePalma breaks down Saturday’s top matchups, as unbeaten Penn State welcomes Michigan to Beaver Stadium for a “white-out” contest and the USC–Notre Dame rivalry renews in South Bend with both teams sporting just one loss. Key injuries are updated, along with odds, trends and picks.
Greg DePalma is joined by Jeff Hartman of BehindTheSteelCurtain.com to discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ offensive woes following Ben Roethlisberger‘s five-interception performance in a loss to Jacksonville. The college spotlight falls on Iowa State‘s upset of No.3 Oklahoma and whether Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh cost his team in a rivalry loss. Jamal Murphy also drops by with a fantasy update.
Greg DePalma previews Saturday’s top contests, as Miami seeks to end seven years of Florida State dominance in their ACC rivalry. Other games find No.1 Alabama at Texas A&M and Michigan State traveling to Michigan for their midseason showdown. Top injuries are updated – including Oregon going with its backup QB against surging Washington State – along with odds, trends and picks.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com break down the brackets for the NCAA Tournament‘s Sweet Sixteen, which gets underway with four games Thursday. Oregon will miss big man Chris Boucher against Michigan because the Wolverines struggle against size. The night also is primed for underdogs with Xavier, Purdue and West Virginia.
Greg DePalma checks in with CollegeHoopsDaily.com writers Jamal Murphy (in Las Vegas) and Scott Zolotorow (in Orlando) to discuss a relatively upset-free opening day of the NCAA Tournament‘s main brackets, in which only Middle Tennessee and Xavier knocked off a higher seed. They’ll also break down Friday’s slate in search of a more impactful upset.
Greg DePalma divides his attention between the NFL scouting combine and college basketball, where Northwestern‘s buzzer-beating triumph over Michigan might finally have removed the Wildcats’ distinction of being the last major program never to get an NCAA Tournament bid.