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The 10 biggest disappointments in the NFL so far this season

It’s early. That’s a true statement, as we’re only two games into a 16-game season. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t enough data to start assessing the performance thus far of every team, player and coach in the NFL. And when the grades start getting compiled, there are some dismal marks on the report. Slow starts abound around the league. Who falls into this category...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Medicine: Stanford Cardinal

We forgot to do Monday Medicine last week (lucky for you, South Carolina fans), but we're bringing back everyone's favorite early week feature (as long as it doesn't involve their team) for Week 2. We were tempted to give this dose to Ohio State, Michigan State or the entire Big Ten after Saturday's collapse, but we'll deal with that steaming trash heap of a conference...
Via Double Coverage Football
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Summer: Fumble Luck For 10 Powerhouse Schools Since 2005

On the final weekend before the FBS college football season begins, we’re talking about fumble luck here at The Student Section. Our first overview of the subject appears here. In this companion piece, we look at 10 powerhouse schools through the prism of fumble luck since 2005. We’ll primarily list the statistics and duck in a brief comment where appropriate. The schools surveyed...
Via The Student Section
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Andrew Luck Has NFL's Best Pocket Presence

Is Andrew Luck an elite quarterback?That’s been a big question during this off-season. There has been no football to analyse and after the draft and free agency, there is a barren wasteland which is filled with speculation, hindsight and rankings.Luck is on the path to being an elite quarterback; how far down that path he is normally is what divides opinion. He still struggles...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck: Impact Player of Week 7

Based on the sheer magnitude of the game for the two individuals involved, Andrew Luck has to be my impact player of the week. The classic David and Goliath scenario took place Sunday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning is arguably the greatest quarterback to play the game, at least in the regular season. Luck is trying to follow in his cleats in Indy. ...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Even without Luck, Stanford a Top-10 team again

David Shaw and his Stanford players spent the past nine months telling anybody who would listen that the program had enough talent and depth without Andrew Luck to be a national power for years to come. Now they have everybody's attention. While it's only the third game of the season, Stanford's 21-14 victory over Southern California on Saturday night showed life without...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Oliver Luck: Father and Coach of Andrew Luck; The Man behind the Legend

In most cases, if someone achieves greatness in their life, there is someone behind the scenes who pushed, encouraged, and supported them. Andrew Luck has achieved greatness, in high school and college. Experts expect him to be successful in the NFL also. So who was the person behind Luck who helped him reach his maximum potential? His name is Oliver Luck, Andrew Luck’s dad. Oliver...
Via Cippin on Sports
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford Changes “Offensive Coordinator” to “Andrew Luck Director of Offense”

Stanford Changes “Offensive Coordinator” to “Andrew Luck Director of Offense”Wait till you here this one.  Pep Hamilton was formerly the offensive coordinator at Stanford University and while he still may be running the offense, he’s got a new job title now and its absolutely hilarious. image credit: Who needs to be called an offensive coordinator when they...
Via BeyondUSports
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts confirm Andrew Luck will be No. 1 selection

It’s simply a formality at this point, but the Colts have officially revealed whose name will be on their draft card Thursday night. Here’s a hint: You don’t need a hint. On Tuesday, GM Ryan Grigson confirmed that Andrew Luck will be the team’s No. 1 overall draft pick, days after they reportedly informed the former Stanford Cardinal of their decision. Luck will join Indianapolis’...
Via Helmet2Helmet
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Colts will take Luck at No. 1

The Indianapolis Colts have their man. The Colts will select quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft next week, ESPN reported Thursday. The team has already informed Luck, according to the report, although the timing is unknown. "We've known for a little while. We've done all our due diligence," Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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