Articles by: Caleb McConachie (Co-Founder, College Sports Senior Writer)

March Madness 2012: Previewing the West Region — Is Missouri Overrated?

March Madness 2012: Previewing the West Region — Is Missouri Overrated?

2012/03/14 at 7:15 am 0 comments

Selection Sunday is through. The matchups are set, Washington fans are crying, and if you listen real close, you’ll hear mad typing across the country as millions fill out their brackets. So, who do we have at GridironGrit? Here’s my picks for the West Region, including upset alerts, and the [...]

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March Madness 2012: Previewing the South Region — is Kentucky Final Four Bound?

March Madness 2012: Previewing the South Region — is Kentucky Final Four Bound?

2012/03/12 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

  Selection Sunday is through. The matchups are set, Washington fans are crying, and if you listen real close, you’ll hear mad typing across the country as millions fill out their brackets. So, who do we have at GridironGrit? Here’s my picks for the South Region, including upset alerts, and [...]

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March Madness 2012: Which Number One Seed Will Last the Longest?

March Madness 2012: Which Number One Seed Will Last the Longest?

2012/03/11 at 6:05 am 0 comments

Selection Sunday is today. All but a few conferences have finished their tournaments, and the bubble teams are on edge. Who gets number one? Who’ll play in the always entertaining five and twelve seed games? Who will be this year’s Butler (hint: Wichita State)? While bracketology isn’t an exact science, [...]

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March Madness 2012: Syracuse and Kansas Go Down, Is Duke Next?

March Madness 2012: Syracuse and Kansas Go Down, Is Duke Next?

2012/03/10 at 3:36 am 0 comments

  This weekend has been filled with upsets, down-to-the-wire finishes, and all the excitement that comes with March Madness. Certain things are quite clear – rankings are misleading, the Pac-12 is pathetic, and the bracket is still wide open. Some of the biggest surprises have come in Syracuse and Kansas [...]

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Analyzing Conference Expansion: Pac-12 at Standstill, Big East Should Merge

Analyzing Conference Expansion: Pac-12 at Standstill, Big East Should Merge

2011/09/22 at 3:48 pm 1 comment

In my previous article taking an overall look at conference expansion, I briefly discussed possible teams to turn the Pac-12 into the Pac-16. The Pac-12′s commissioner, Larry Scott, has stated the conference does not plan to expand anytime soon, which makes sense, despite reports that Texas and Oklahoma are close [...]

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Analyzing Conference Expansion: Big East On the Way Out?

Analyzing Conference Expansion: Big East On the Way Out?

2011/09/19 at 9:36 pm 1 comment

Over the weekend we learned that the Atlantic Coastal Conference added Syracuse and Pittsburgh, both from the Big East, to their ranks. Apparently its a done deal, despite some hoops to jump through getting out of the Big East conference. Is it just me, or was there absolutely no fight [...]

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Freshman Watch List: Isaiah Crowell, De’Anthony Thomas Lead Class

Freshman Watch List: Isaiah Crowell, De’Anthony Thomas Lead Class

2011/09/17 at 1:07 am 0 comments

Every year in college football there’s a few freshman who stand out. The freshman who you know will one day lead their respective teams, play in the NFL, and overall have an outstanding career. This year running backs are the standouts of the freshman class, four out of the five [...]

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Now, That’s Running Up The Score: The Top Five Worst Blowouts in Sports History

Now, That’s Running Up The Score: The Top Five Worst Blowouts in Sports History

2011/03/09 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

There have been some bad blowouts. I mean, terrible. Blowouts making the 20-point loss your favorite team suffered last week look like a picnic. Before looking at the worst blowout in sports history (pictured above), I’ll evaluate four other blowouts, totaling up to the top five biggest blowouts in sports [...]

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Why I Admire Todd McShay and His Bold Views On College Football Legend Tim Tebow

Why I Admire Todd McShay and His Bold Views On College Football Legend Tim Tebow

2011/01/20 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Whatever happened to speaking your mind anyway?  It seems in today’s world it’s all about being “politically correct,” “respectful of other’s opinions,” etc., etc.  Giving your own viewpoint often involves a hate crime, or offending others.  Todd McShay shows us that this isn’t true in the sports nation, something I’m very [...]

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