What Makes a Top 25 Recruiting Class?

Feb 03, 2012
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Sign On the Dotted Line The best quote of all time in my opinion can be tied to recruiting. Former Oklahoma Sooner coach Barry Switzer once said. “It’s not about the X’s and the O’s, it’s about the Jimmy’s and the Joe’s. Essentially meaning, I don’t have to be as good of a coach if […]

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The Super Bowl

Jan 31, 2012
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Super Bowl Media Day An action packed week of sports as we are in the week leading up to the Super Bowl. The Giants and the Patriots are in Indianapolis where the main story still seems to be the future of Peyton Manning. Sadly this has overshadowed the Super Bowl in terms of media coverage. […]

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The Death of Joe Paterno

Jan 24, 2012
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Joe Paterno passed away on Sunday morning this past weekend. He leaves a legacy of coaching and giving to the University that he called his home and his career for over a half of a century. His philanthropic efforts at the school are without comparison for a man who was an employee of that same […]

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Can A Coach’s Confidence Affect Player Performance?

Jan 17, 2012
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Taking a sports angle on a bigger topic this week. What can confidence, or belief in someone really achieve? This year in the NFL we have seen two of the largest examples of this in recent memory. First, (and apologies here as many have already beaten this to horse glue) but look at Tim Tebow of […]

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BCS National Championship

Jan 10, 2012
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I did learn three things watching the National Championship game last night. Brent Musburger likes to use the phrase Honey Badger more than I like to eat Beef Jerky (trust me on this one…I am a big fan of beef jerky) No one outside of Alabama or Louisiana really even wanted to see these two […]

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Final Week of NFL Season and The Bowls

Jan 03, 2012
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First we will start in the NFL, where the last of the playoff spots were sorted out. We learned a couple of things in the NFL this weekend. Terence Newman is even worse than most Cowboys fans in my office thought. I have heard complaints about his lack of ability to cover himself with coat […]

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One Week Remains In NFL Season

Dec 27, 2011
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As we finish the penultimate week of NFL play, many of you, like me, have been declared World Champions of the World…at least in your Fantasy Football pools among your friends and office workers (ok so I won 2 of my three leagues and got taken behind the woodshed in the semi-finals of my other […]

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Top Sports Stories of 2011

Dec 20, 2011
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It is that time of year to re-cap what has happened in the sports world in 2011. Although you may not agree with some of the items here, or have your own “Top 10” Here is the Johnny Goodman Top 10 Sports Stories of 2011. 10. Tattoogate Hits the Buckeye State. What seems like forever […]

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The Cameron Effect

Dec 14, 2011
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Each year when the weather turns bad in the Midwest, and the theme of holiday parties are in the air, we seem to hear more about accidents and fatalities involving drunk drivers. Cameron Freeman was just 21 years old last fall. The date was November 23rd to be exact. He was in a car with […]

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What’s In A Name (Bowl Edition)

Dec 06, 2011
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The Bowl Lineups are all set. This year we have 35 glorious bowl games until we then have to wait around for the NFL playoffs. Once the NFL gets out of the way, it is a whole bunch of dead air space until we hit the time known as March Madness (sorry Hockey fans, I […]

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