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CBS Sports Blogpoll Week 12

Rank Team Delta 1 Texas Tech 2 2 Alabama 1 3 Texas 1 4 Florida 2 5 Oklahoma 2 6 Southern Cal 2 7 Utah 4 8 Penn State 6 9 Boise State 1 10 Oklahoma State 5 11 Missouri 1 12 Georgia 1 13 Ohio State 3 14 Ball State – 15 TCU 6 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

CBS Sports Week 10 Blogpoll

To see the total blogpoll, click here for the poll and analysis by Brian Cook of MgoBlog. Rank Team Delta 1 Alabama 2 2 Penn State – 3 Texas Tech 7 4 Texas 3 5 Oklahoma State – 6 Florida – 7 Oklahoma 3 8 Southern Cal 1 9 TCU 3 10 Boise State 1 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

CBS Sports Week 9 Blogpoll

Rank Team Delta 1 Texas – 2 Penn State – 3 Alabama – 4 Oklahoma – 5 Oklahoma State 1 6 Florida 2 7 Southern Cal – 8 Georgia 1 9 Utah 4 10 Texas Tech 2 11 Boise State 2 12 TCU 2 13 Missouri 6 14 Ball State 3 15 Tulsa 3 16 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

CBS Sports Week 8 Blogpoll

Rank Team Delta 1 Texas 1 2 Penn State 1 3 Alabama 2 4 Oklahoma – 5 Utah – 6 Oklahoma State 2 7 Southern Cal – 8 Florida 2 9 Georgia 4 10 LSU 2 11 Ohio State 3 12 Texas Tech 2 13 Boise State 2 14 TCU 12 15 Pittsburgh 9 16 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Weekly Cognitive Bias: Regression to the Mean

Image above originally found here. This article (hattip via EDSBS) caught my eye this past weekend. One week after defensive end Greg Hardy dismantled Florida with his pass rushing ability, the talented junior seemed invisible during the Rebels’ 31-24 loss to South Carolina on Saturday. By the second half, Hardy was rarely on the field […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Week 7 Preliminary Blogpoll

Rank Team Delta 1 Alabama 1 2 Texas 3 3 Penn State 1 4 Oklahoma 3 5 Utah 3 6 Florida 5 7 Southern Cal 2 8 Oklahoma State 7 9 Brigham Young 1 10 Texas Tech 3 11 Missouri 8 12 LSU 6 13 Georgia 1 14 Ohio State 1 15 Boise State 1 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Inside the Playbook: USC 28, Arizona State 0

After starting the season on a fairly upbeat note, the Arizona State offensive line has again crumbled into a jumbling mess, giving up ten sacks in its last three games and turning Rudy Carpenter into the Incredible Human Punching Bag. One has to wonder where exactly ASU’s pass protection is going for the second straight […]

Posted by: Avinash on Monday, October 13th, 2008

The Great Hype Machine

Tony brought up an interesting point yesterday about Cal football players drinking the Kool-Aid.  More so than in any other sport, the best college football teams swing dramatically in their performance week-to-week. While we haven’t had outright stinkers in huge games we’re expected to win, the Golden Bears usually earn the maximum effort from our […]

Posted by: Avinash on Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Will All of Cal’s Football Games Get Televised?

Thursday’s usually nonsense day here at BN, so it’s not surprising that we’re discussing the boob tube. But there are fun discussions going on with out friends at CGB. For those who want to know what being a Cal fan is like, click here (plus my response to this question, which is looking like my […]

Posted by: Avinash on Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Blogpoll Week 6: WITH PHOTOS!

Rank Team Delta 1 Oklahoma 1 2 Alabama 1 3 Missouri 3 4 Penn State – 5 Texas – 6 LSU 5 7 Texas Tech 1 8 Utah 1 9 Southern Cal 2 10 Brigham Young – 11 Florida 2 12 Vanderbilt 3 13 Ohio State 3 14 Georgia – 15 Oklahoma State 5 16 […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, October 7th, 2008