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RICH’S 2016 ALL-AMERICAN TEAM!

RICH’S 2016 ALL-AMERICAN TEAM!

Hi college football friends and fans,  I apologize for not putting my official college football All-American team for this year together yet. All players were chooses before these bowl games were played. sincerely,  Rich Eldridge College Football Historian OFFENSE QB- LAMAR JACKSON, LOUISVILLE RB- DONEL PUMPHREY, SAN DIEGO STATE RB- D’ONTA FOREMAN, TEXAS WR- ISIAH “ZAY” JONES, EAST CAROLINA WR-…read more →

Quick Lane Bowl

Quick Lane Bowl

Get ready Detroit!! Fans from the East Coast will be arriving downtown soon as Ford Field and the Detroit Lions host the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl on Monday, December 26th. Boston College squares off against the University of Maryland at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.   The 3rd annual bowl here is featuring the ACC (Boston College) against the Big Ten…read more →

[Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights] Interesting Coaching Changes In South Florida

[Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights] Interesting Coaching Changes In South Florida

There were two Interesting Coaching Changes recently in South Florida. One I can understand while the other was mind boggling. Let’s start off with the mind boggling dismissal. On November 27, 2016, former Red Wing Gerard Gallant was fired after going two-plus seasons with the Florida Panthers. Gallant was 96-65-25 in his tenure in South Florida. Gallant led the Panthers…read more →

RICH’S 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AWARDS!

RICH’S 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AWARDS!

NATIONAL AWARDS: COACH OF THE YEAR: P.J FLECK, WESTERN MICHIGAN MVP: LAMAR JACKSON, QB, LOUISVILLE GAME OF THE YEAR: CLEMSON over LOUISVILLE, 42-36 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: LAMAR JACKSON, QB, LOUISVILLE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JONATHAN ALLEN, DE, ALABAMA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: ZANE GONZALEZ, PK, ARIZONA STATE OFFENSIVE LINEMEN OF THE YEAR: CAM ROBINSON, OT, ALABAMA THE UP FRONT…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 12 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON!

RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson (249 total offensive yards and 3 TDs responsible for in the Tigers’ 35-13 road win over Wake Forest. Passed 23-33, 202 yards, and 1 TD. Rushed 7 carries, 47 yards, and 2 TDs of 3 and 2 yards. Also had a game-long 23-yard carry. His 28 passing TDs shares ACC…read more →

Denard Robinson Returns To Southeastern Michigan

Denard Robinson Returns To Southeastern Michigan

When I approached former Michigan QB Denard Robinson in the locker room after the Jacksonville Jaquars 27-23 loss to the Green Bay Packers on September 11 at Everbank Field, I told him we have a lot in common. First, I’m from Metro Detroit where he had great memories playing for the Michigan Wolverines as their starting signal caller.   In 2012,…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 10 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 10 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Mason Rudolph, QB, Oklahoma State (483 total offensive yards in the Cowboys’ 43-37 comeback road win over Kansas State. Passed 29-38, 457 yards, 5 TDs, and 2 INTs. Rushed 5 carries for 26 yards, including a game-long 21-yard carry. His 2,989 passing yards is 2nd in the Big 12 and 7th…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 9 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

REVIEWING WEEK 9 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Deshaun Waton, QB, Clemson (430 total offensive yards in the Tigers’ 37-34 comeback road win over Florida State. Passed 27-43, 378 yards, 2 TDs, and 2 INTs. Had a 34-yard passing TD received by TE Jordan Leggett with 1:06 remaining. Rushed 17 carries for 52 yards, including a game-long 18-yard carry. His 22 passing…read more →

REVIEWING WEEK 6 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL

REVIEWING WEEK 6 OF THE 2016 COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Rich Eldridge RICH’S WEEKLY HEISMAN TROPHY BALLOT 1. Trevor Knight, QB, Texas A&M (339 total offensive yards and 5 TDs responsible for in the Aggies’ 45-38 home win over undefeated Tennessee in 2 OT periods. Passed 17-34, 239 yards, 2 TDs, and 2 INTs. Rushed 15 carries, 110 yards, and 3 TDs (7, 62, and 1). His 1-yard rushing…read more →