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Vinnie Verno’s Back for Week 2 Picks

Last week brought the return of Vinnie Verno, but his debut fell a little flat 1-2 for the kickoff specials. This week Vinnie back stronger than ever, betting the baby again? Watch as he dives into Auburn-Mississippi State, Georgia-Missouri, and Duke-Stanford. Remember, he makes picks, you make money. Once more, click pause on the videos… Read more »

How Dare The Media Think Nick Saban’s Team is Good?

Nick Saban is an ornery, obstinate, perpetually angry man. And this week he’s furious. At who? The media. Why? Because the media believes his football team is really, really good. How dare the media praise Nick Saban’s team in a way that Nick Saban does not feel is appropriate? The media is so scared that… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail: Mizzou Trip Edition

Before we get rolling on the mailbag, how about a golf clap for Ole Miss fans? So far they’ve been absent from our tattoo race and any awkward fan photos, but this is quite a doozy. An actual pile of poo where Starkville is located? On your body for the rest of your life? That’s… Read more »

My Near Plane Crash: The First Casualty of SEC Expansion?

Late Monday night, I almost died in a plane crash somewhere over Kansas City. At least I felt like I was going to die. As we descended to the Kansas City runway, a storm had kicked up — I’m told this is the first real storm of summer for Kansas City — you could see nasty lightning off… Read more »

Las Vegas Futures Updates

There are Sunday cruises and there are rollercoaster rides when it comes to monitoring line movement. Saturday’s game in Columbia between UGA and Missouri is drawing a ton of interest in the betting markets and will be one of the biggest volume games for sportsbooks this weekend. At some of the sharpest offshore books, UGA… Read more »

LSU Fan Gets Branded, Really

Last year at the national title game an LSU fan allowed himself to be tied down to a table and branded with LSU letters. This surprises no one. He did this before the national title game and amazingly OKTC reader Stephen Leathers is just now sharing it with us. Up until now I’ve thought the… Read more »

13 Foot Alligator In Tebow Jersey Can Be Yours for $10k

So Florida Gator fans are making a awkward fan run this season. Last week we brought you the Florida Gator fan tattoo. Now a Florida Gator fan is selling a 13 foot 4 inch, 700 pound gator that he’s had mounted, stood up, placed a Tebow jersey on the Gator, and duct taped a football signed… Read more »

Starting 11: Alabama should be number one edition

It’s a bleary-eyed Labor Day here for me. After three games in three days in three cities, I’ve managed to contract a cold that’s so intense I can feel my heart beating in my eardrums. This is vaguely alarming. But I’m not taking off any days. This afternoon we’ll be doing a Labor Day live show on… Read more »

Alabama Slaughters Michigan: Big Ten Fan Excuse Time

Nick Saban’s Alabama football team has been favored in every game since the SEC title game in 2009. You know, the game when Saban’s Crimson Tide hordes made Tim Tebow cry. Coming into this game Michigan fans felt like they had a chance to pull off an upset. An upset that would go a long way towards… Read more »

Alabama-Michigan Vegas Preview: Tide Rolls

By @Payneinsider College football storms out of the box faster than Seabiscuit at Santa Anita when Michigan meets Alabama in the prized week one duel. JerryWorld in Dallas is the stage Saturday evening where two heavy weights attempt to set the BCS championship tone for 2012-13. Expectations are high for the Wolverines’ coming into the… Read more »

Kent State Wrong Way Fumble Recovery Wins Opening Night

I’m just about to hop in a car and head to Atlanta for the Tennessee-N.C. State game in the Georgia Dome. We’ll be broadcasting at the TacoMac on Peachtree for anyone in town who wants to swing by and say hi. But your Friday is about to get infinitely better. Thanks to Kent State linebacker… Read more »

Vols, Cordarrelle Patterson Drench Wolfpack

Atlanta Tonight Derek Dooley debuted a new outfit, a massive white smock that seemed designed, if necessary, to stamp out any flames emerging from his hot seat. That or to allow him to eschew halftime talks in favor of expressionist paintings. He also wore boat shoes, which even when Dooley caught his feet in the… Read more »

Vinnie Verno Is Back for 2012

Ah, college football. Did anyone else wake up with an erection this morning? You didn’t? Me either. I can’t believe some people do that on the first day of the season. Total weirdos. Like our boy Vinnie Verno. Yep, he’s back for this season. And I know y’all have been waiting to make your bets… Read more »

Todd Fuhrman From Vegas: Week One

By Todd Fuhrman We’ve waited long enough for college football to resume and tonight the 2012 season kicks off highlighted by an SEC East showdown in Nashville. Throughout the season our goal at OKTC is to expand your gambling knowledge base and provide a perspective on football often ignored by the mainstream media.  As a… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail: The Season Is Here!

The season is here! The season is here! And Alabama fans are still dumb. Really dumb. We’ll dive in to this picture in a moment. Credit goes to @thejuiceisgood and several of you on Twitter on who ensure that I never miss anything. The mailbag here a day early. That’s because I’ll be at Vandy-South Carolina… Read more »

Blown Pass Interference Call Mars End of Vandy South Carolina

Nashville: Every time I see SEC commissioner Mike Slive at big games, he tells me the same thing, he’s not rooting for either team, he’s just rooting for the officials. On Thursday night en route to a South Carolina 17-13 victory, Slive’s team lost. SEC officials missed a crucial and clear pass interference call that… Read more »

Final Heisman Odds for the 2012 Season

As we reach college football eve, the season is so close you can almost taste it. We know it’s close at OKTC because you knuckleheads flooded the site yesterday. Between mobile and the main site over 150,000 of y’all were on the site yesterday. That’s the biggest single day for unique visitors since we launched… Read more »

Mizzou Gets On Awkward Fan Scoreboard With Music Video

So far Missouri fans have dodged most of the awkward fan photo collections. Sure, we had to use this awesome guy as the graphic for this video. But boy does Mizzou do videos. And badly. Although, to be fair, the idea of putting girls in a boat in a cornfield was kind of brilliant. And 1960’s… Read more »