Massachusetts Daily Collegian

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No.1

By Greg Romagna

August 16, 2012

With college football just a few weeks away, I have finally come to No. 1 in my Preseason Top 10 countdown. Without further ado, last year’s national title runner-up: 1. LSU Tigers 2011 Record: 13-1 (8-0 SEC) Bowl Game: Lost...

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No. 2

By Greg Romagna

August 9, 2012

Time to unveil the runner up in my FBS Preseason Top 10 countdown, a team fresh off a postseason bowl ban: 2. USC Trojans 2011 Record: 10-2 (7-2 Pac-12) Bowl Game: None (Final year of NCAA imposed postseason ban) Overview: ...

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No. 3

By Greg Romagna

August 1, 2012

The first team in my top three has a familiar flavor as they are yet another representative from the SEC. Leading off the top three, the reigning National Champions: 3. Alabama Crimson Tide 2011 Record: 12-1 (7-1 SEC) ...

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No. 4

By Greg Romagna

July 25, 2012

The Pac-12 finally receives its first representative in my FBS Preseason Top 10 countdown as the Oregon Ducks come in at No. 4: 4. Oregon Ducks 2011 Record: 12-2 (8-1 Pac-12) Bowl Game: Def. Wisconsin 45-38 in Rose Bowl ...

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No. 5

By Greg Romagna

July 19, 2012

We have finally made it to the top 5 teams in my preseason top 10 countdown. At No. 5, the SEC has yet another representative: 5. Georgia Bulldogs 2011 Record: 10-4 (7-1 SEC) Bowl Game: Lost to Michigan State 33-30 (3OT) ...

FBS Preseason Top 10 Countdown: No. 6

By Greg Romagna

July 12, 2012

We have reached the midpoint of my FBS preseason Top 10 countdown. The final team before my Top 5, coming in at No. 6: 6. Oklahoma Sooners 2011 Record: 10-3 (6-3 Big 12) Bowl Game: Defeated Iowa 31-14 in Insight Bowl...

FBS preseason Top 10 countdown: No. 7

By Greg Romagna

July 3, 2012

In this week’s rendition of my FBS preseason Top 10 countdown, we move on to the No. 7 team in the country. This is the second representative the SEC has in my rankings so far: 7. South Carolina Gamecocks 2011 Record: ...

FBS preseason top 10 countdown: No. 8

By Greg Romagna

June 25, 2012

It’s that time of the week again; time to reveal who checks in at number eight in my FBS preseason top 10 countdown. This week’s team comes by way of the ACC: 8. Florida State Seminoles 2011 Record: 9-4 (5-3 ACC) Bowl Game: Defeated Notre Dame 18-14 in Champs Sports Bowl Overview: In 2011...

FBS preseason top 10 countdown: No. 9

By Greg Romagna

June 18, 2012

Last week I began the preseason countdown with my No. 10 team in the country, the Michigan Wolverines. This week we move right along to No. 9: 9. Arkansas Razorbacks 2011 Record: 11-2 (6-2 SEC) Bowl Game: Defeated Kansas State 29-16 in AT&T Cotton Bowl Overview: Arkans...

FBS preseason top 10 countdown: No. 10

By Greg Romagna

June 11, 2012

Hello all, and welcome to the preseason college football top 10 countdown. With the college football season just a few months away, us college football junkies need a way to pass the time, and what better way to kill some tim...

The key to the NBA Finals: How the Celtics can beat the Heat

By Taylor C. Snow

May 28, 2012

The key to the series is Chris Bosh. Yes, the so-called “third wheel” of Miami’s Big Three; the power forward whose above average play goes nearly unnoticed in comparison to that of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Bosh, who sustain...

Predicting the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Part 2

By Mark Bruso

April 10, 2012

#1 Vancouver Canucks vs. #8 Los Angeles Kings Canucks in 6. The Kings are the New York Rangers West. Both have Vezina candidates for goalies and both struggle to score at a high rates, even as they have some immensely talent...