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Dec 7, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron leads the team onto the field before the 2019 SEC Championship game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Breaking Down the Playoff

The College Football Playoff kicks off tomorrow and as I prepared this Playoff breakdown, I got to thinking generally about breakdowns of all sorts. You have the classic secondary breakdown resulting in a long touchdown pass. Offensive line breakdowns typically...


Penalty on the Refs

The following paragraph should be read in a football referee’s dry voice, with a referee’s hand motions/pointing, and typically smug attitude: “Personal foul.  On the refs.  Diminishing the game’s enjoyment by throwing too many flags.  15-yard penalty and automatic...