USC may have had a bye week, but that doesn't mean the rest of the country took the week off.  It may have seemed like it, but there were actually a lot of games played.  And this college football lover has much to say, so...

And here we are again.  The inaugural issue of the 2008 season of my Weekly Musings.  The self-proclaimed "biggest college football lover of all time" welcomes all the new subscribers, and welcomes back the familiar ones.  This is my fourth year doing these musings, and...

I have said it before, but never realized how much I meant it:  There is no worse pain than losing to UCLA, but there is no greater joy than beating Notre Dame.  As I walked out of the Coliseum this week, and made the parade...

I have said it before, but never realized how much I meant it:  There is no worse pain than losing to UCLA, but there is no greater joy than beating Notre Dame.  As I walked out of the Coliseum this week, and made the parade...

This is the promised double edition I alluded to last week, and I hope it leaves you satisfied.  I plan to make it an annual experience, but I will be sharing an autobiographical perspective on why I loathe UCLA the way that I do.  A...

I would like to blame my inability to complete this week's musings by Sunday night on the fact that I was waiting for Monday Morning Quarterback today to draft them (my weekly luncheon with Pete Carroll), but the truth is that I failed to complete it on...

People who doubt that college football is the greatest sport (at any level) on the planet are missing out on an entirely exhilarating part of contemporary life.  I have been convinced of its superiority for many years, and yet even I was refreshed and renewed...

I have to say, this week's musings are harder to write than after the Stanford loss.  While that loss was far worse, in that it was at home, and to a terrible team, this loss forces me to face a very likely scenario that I...

I draft this week's musings a bit earlier than normal, this time purposely wanting to get them out before I leave Chicago, as all of the commentary, thoughts, digested analysis, and raw emotion are still fresh in my mind.  Plus, after Monday Morning Quarterback tomorrow,...