2018 Over/Under Standings

Here are your 2018 Over/Under Results to date.  Going into the Sugar Bowl, there is a battle between Mark Adams and Greg Swan, for “Player of the Year” honors. Greg, with three wins, will clinch the title with a win. He also takes the title if Mark Adams doesn’t win. He clinches at least a tie with a second place finish. Mark needs a win and a finish below second by Greg to take the title outright. If Mark wins and Greg places second they will share “Player of the Year” honors. Learn it, know it, live it. David Frink […]

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Big 12 Championship Over/Under Results

In a result that’s sure to raise eyebrows, David Frink and Clayton Frink tied for first with seven correct answers in the first ever Big 12 Championship Over/Under Contest.  David won in the tiebreaker by picking winners with Ohio State and Georgia. Clayton picked losers in Northwestern and Georgia. Wade Wallace and Mark Adams tied for second with six correct answers. The average score was 4.4. W.E.

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Conventional Wisdom is for Feeble Minds

Last weekend, I had talked myself into being so satisfied that the Longhorns had just qualified for the Big 12 Championship game that I didn’t want to seriously consider whether they might beat Oklahoma again. On Monday I noticed that Las Vegas had made Oklahoma an eight point favorite over Texas on a neutral field.  As the week wore on I couldn’t help but see that the national media that cover college football—for the sake of their College Football Playoff discussions—were assuming that Oklahoma would beat Texas.  Colin Cowherd, who has a nationally syndicated daily radio and television show, has […]

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On to Arlington!

Kind of has a ring to it doesn’t it. Coming Friday, Big 12 Championship pre-game thoughts, as with regrets, I have a few. Kansas Over/Under Results  Mark Adams, Wade Wallace, Mitch Frink, and Greg Swan tied for first place with six correct answers. In the tiebreaker Mitch and Mark both picked losers in West Virginia and Michigan were eliminated.  Both Greg and Wade picked Oklahoma—a winner—and Michigan a loser—so we went to their score prediction for Texas-Kansas. Wade had Texas winning 41-20. Greg had Texas by 31-10.  Since both their predictions had the same point differential, the staff—after discussion—decided to declare […]

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Leftovers

As of this writing, Sam Ehlinger will play tomorrow versus Kansas. Ehlinger was out for most of the Baylor game and the second half of the Iowa State game because of a right shoulder injury. That’s almost 15 percent of the season that Ehlinger has missed so far. The initial injury to the shoulder and the re-injury occurred when Ehlinger was running the ball. The threat of quarterback runs are a major component of the offense that Texas runs now.  Ehlinger’s health and availability is an issue that Tom Herman could be dealing with for what’s the remainder of this […]

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