The Latest from The Sideline View

September 30, 2014

The Pac-12 Power Five, plus College Football Playoff Predictions and NFL Scout's Buzz

By John Middlekauff

John Middlekauff ranks the top five teams in the Pac-12, PLUS his College Football Playoff predictions and the buzz from major NFL scouts.

September 30, 2014

Mark Davis Gave Reggie McKenzie the Keys to the Car and He Crashed It

By John Middlekauff

Everyone knows the 0-4 Raiders have a problem. Monday night, they fired Head Coach Dennis Allen. The problem was he wasn't the problem...

September 29, 2014

How Malcolm Jenkins stole a touchdown from the 49ers

By David Stagg

The Eagles might not have pulled it out against the 49ers, but their defense and special teams certainly gave them a fit, scoring all 21 of...

September 28, 2014

TWTW: Viva la Gurley!

By John Harris

In a display for the ages, Todd Gurley ran for a career high 208 yards. John Harris believes there is only one man who deserves the Heisman...

September 26, 2014

Is Sunday the End of an Era?

By John Middlekauff

The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the hottest teams in football over the last couple of years, but former NFL scout John Middlekauff...

September 25, 2014

Keys: Texas Tech takes on Big 12 foe Oklahoma State, Bruins stop by Tempe to take on the Sun Devils

By John Harris

Texas Tech is still an Air Raid, coming in at second in the nation in passing. Can Oklahoma State's secondary keep up, or willl the...

September 24, 2014

Week 3 Offensive Line Grades

By Lance Zierlein

Offensive line guru, Lance Zierlein spent all day watching tape and gave run game grades to 18 players in 3 different games.

September 22, 2014

TWTW: What on earth happened to the Big Ten? Alabama dominates (again) and Tech upsets Tech in Blacksburg

By John Harris

The Big Ten had Indiana save the day in a big upset this past weekend, Melvin Gordon lived in the endzone and Bama dominates once again

September 20, 2014

Beating the Broncos, Texans running backs and how the Steelers should take on the Panthers

By Jake Langenkamp

Texans RBs are gettting a lot more carries and a rematch of last year's Super Bowl highlight this week's Numerology.

September 20, 2014

Keys: Florida State vs. Clemson

By John Harris

Can a Winston-less Florida State pull an upset over season-spoilers Clemson?

September 15, 2014

TWTW: South Carolina makes a crucial stand, Texas gets Bruined and what Kenny Hill needs to do to be better

By John Harris

In his weekly recap, John Harris digs deep into the college football weekend, including special thoughts on Mariota, what's going on...

September 11, 2014

Keys: Georgia at South Carolina

By John Harris

South Carolina has had Georgia's number in past years, but this year, the Gamecocks are facing the challenge of being a home underdog...

September 11, 2014

Steelers and Ravens renew their rivalry this week in Numerology

By Jake Langenkamp

The Falcons and Bengals both enjoyed division victories last week, but Atlanta's offense looks to be more powerful than a Cincy...

September 10, 2014

The NFL is Changing

By Lance Zierlein

Historically, NFL teams have been slow to make fundamental changes to the way the game is played; however, changes are happening at warp...

September 10, 2014

TWTW: The Big 10's Rough Weekend

By John Harris

Nebraska. Michigan. Ohio State. Michigan State. The flagship universities of the Big 10 didn't show up for their games this past...

September 4, 2014

Keys: Michigan State at Oregon

By John Harris

Starting a Heisman campaign off right with a win, Marcus Mariota came back to settle a score with, seemingly, no one but himself. He feels...

September 3, 2014

Seattle's OL, Chip Kelly and the Bills backfield all take the hot seat in this week's Numerology

By Jake Langenkamp

In the first edition of Jake Langenkamp's NFL Numerology, he dives into the imbalance on the Seattle OL, the effectiveness of Chip...

August 31, 2014

TWTW: Melvin Gordon, LSU avoids a horrible start and Kenny Hill goes off

By John Harris

Each week, John Harris wraps up the weekend in college football. This week, it's a whole lot of Melvin Gordon, and a mild 511 yards...

August 30, 2014

Keys to the Game: LSU vs. Wisconsin

By John Harris

The Badgers are rolling into Houston to take in what should be an LSU-heavy crowd. How do the two programs stack up?

August 30, 2014

Keys to the Game: Clemson vs. Georgia

By John Harris

As Clemson and Georgia square off in a high profile first weekend matchup, can Georgia's new quarterback and defensive line hold up?