Whither Now, Longhorns?

The Texas Longhorns are just not that good this year. Sure, they managed to get up and play a nearly perfect game against Nebraska, but they also have a penchant for making bad teams look good.

Let’s look at the rest of the completed schedule of the two bad teams that beat us at home.

– Lost 22-31 at Kansas State
– Lost 0-35 to Stanford
– Beat Houston 31-13
– Beat Washington State 42-28
– Lost 7-35 to …

The Big 12 is an Undead Conference

The Big 12 Conference is dead; it just doesn’t know it yet.

There is no question that the Big 10 Conference intends to grow. The only question is how many they add, and who they take.

On the first question, they want to add at least one team, which will give them twelve (they actually have eleven teams right now). This allows them to have a conference championship, increase their revenue, and still be part of the conversation on the …

Insight Bowl Predictions

Insight Bowl Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Iowa State Cyclones December 31, 2009, 5pm Central Tempe, Arizona Network: NFL Network It seems that the departure of Gene Chizik did Iowa State some good. The Cyclones managed just five wins over the last two seasons, but went 6-6 this year. While they only went 3-5 in conference play, things are clearly headed in the right direction.