West Virginia Creates Scheduling Mess For Big East, Big 12

The SEC will release its official schedule early next week. That schedule will be for 14 teams, including Texas A&M and Missouri. That will put to rest scheduling issues in the SEC, but it will further crystallize existing scheduling issues in the Big 12 and the Big East. Namely, who will blink first when it comes to… Read more »

Vanderbilt Enlists Elvis To Help Sell Liberty Bowl Tickets

Vanderbilt is heading to the Liberty Bowl. The school has already sold out of their initial allotment of tickets and is pushing for a substantial show of support for first year head coach James Franklin. How can you take ticket sales to the next level? With Elvis, of course. Start your Wednesday off right as… Read more »

Gus Malzahn To Arkansas State: WTF?

Raise your hand if you had Gus Malzahn leaving $1.3 million a year to take the Arkansas State head coaching job for $800k. Yeah, didn’t think so. Raise your hand if you thought Arkansas State would make the best hire of the 2011 coaching carousel. (Stop with the emails Ohio State fans. You were going to… Read more »

The 25 Best College Football Jobs in America

Now that the coaching carousel has slowed down and only one big job remains open, I thought it might make sense to objectively assess the best coaching jobs in America. That is, irrespective of who is coaching right now or what the current team’s record is or how good the players are, what are the… Read more »

Tim Tebow and the Power of Clutch

Being clutch in sports is like Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart’s definition of obscenity — we know it when we see it. We can’t always quantify clutch in sports, but we all know that some athletes are clutch and some are not. Hell, the level of the sport really doesn’t matter when it comes to… Read more »

Les Miles Destroys Bama Heckler With Two Words At Heisman Ceremony

Les Miles is my favorite sports figure because of videos like the one you’re about to see. As he enters the Heisman Trophy ceremony Miles passes by several Alabama fans who have chosen to spend their vacation in New York City wearing Alabama apparel and waving their pom-pons on a sidewalk outside the Heisman ceremony.… Read more »

What Not To Give Sports Fans This Holiday Season

Christmas is a time for joy.   But sadly, I can’t trust you people not to take my joy away by making the wrong decision when it comes to Christmas gifts.   I’ve seen firsthand what an unacceptable gift can do to the holidays. When I was twelve, I bounded down the stairs Christmas morning… Read more »

SEC is second most valuable brand in football behind the NFL

Today CBS Sports announced that the three highest rated college football telecasts of the 2011 season were all SEC game: LSU-Alabama, the SEC title game (LSU-Georgia), and the LSU-Arkansas game all received a 15 share or better. (The LSU-Alabama game received a 20 share, one of the highest ratings for a college football game in the past cable era).… Read more »

Titans Beat Bills; Teachers Arrested Having Sex in Bathroom

I blame y’all for not letting me know about this story. Just when I thought all the drama was taking place on the field during the Titans 23-17 win, two teachers were arrested for having sex in Ralph Wilson Stadium bathrooms. Seriously. What percentage of women would have sex in a public bathroom even if… Read more »

Meet Teboozing: Tebowing With Alcohol

We helped introduce you to Tebowing — dropping to one knee and praying as others around you are doing something completely different — a month or so ago. Now meet the inevitable offshoot of Tebowing — Teboozing, you strike the same pose but you’re drinking alcohol while doing said pose. The guys at Teboozing reached out to OKTC asking… Read more »

How Did SEC Teams Do Compared To Vegas Preseason Expectations?

Les Miles was just voted AP Coach of the Year in the SEC. Congrats to him, I think it was completely justified. The only other coach in the SEC who could have made a case for the award was Vanderbilt’s James Franklin. At least that’s the result you reach if you use 2011 over/under’s provided… Read more »

The Final Scorecard for the SEC Title Drinking Game

It’s Monday which means that the tens of thousands of you who were playing along with us during #cbsdrink are probably recovered by now. Lots of y’a’ll are already asking and the answer is, yes, we will have a new drinking game for the rematch between LSU and Alabama. So you have a month of… Read more »

BCS Bowl Match-Ups Set: LSU and Alabama will rematch

It will be a rematch in the BCS “title” game between LSU and Alabama on January 9th. Like I said last night, I think LSU won the AP national title with the SEC championship game win. But am I looking forward to covering the “title” game for OKTC and seeing what Bourbon Street is like with… Read more »

LSU Wins Partial Share of National Championship

ATLANTA, GA Tonight LSU won the AP national championship. Barring, that is, a complete blowout by Alabama over a month from now. And trust me, after seeing this LSU team play in person against Oregon, Tennessee, Alabama, and now Georgia, there is no way any team on the planet is blowing out LSU. (Yes, that… Read more »

Dabo Swinney Systematically Destroys South Carolina and Steve Spurrier

I don’t know what part of this video is my favorite, but do yourself a favor and head to the two minute mark of Dabo Swinney’s response to a misattributed Steve Spurrier quote. Shortly after the Clemson game @Gamecocksfb tweeted this quote which was attributed to Steve Spurrier, ‘We may not be LSU or Alabama,… Read more »

Why Don’t College Coaches Have Non-Competes in Their Contracts?

It’s the beginning of December and it’s time to play college coaching dominoes once more. Down goes one coach, up pops another one, and so on and so forth across the sweep of our nation. Already we either have or had major job openings at UCLA, North Carolina, Arizona, Arizona State, Washington State, Penn State, Ole Miss… Read more »

Presnap Read: The SEC Championship Game Preview

The Game to Watch Georgia vs LSU (3 CT/CBS) – If the Rose Bowl is the “granddaddy” of all postseason exhibitions, the SEC Championship lays claim to a similar mantle as the preeminent conference title game in college football. Since its inception in 1992, the SEC’s postseason championship has created quite the annual spectacle and… Read more »

The SEC Championship CBS Drinking Game

OKTC debuted the CBS drinking game on November 5th with the LSU-Bama showdown. Hundreds of you played along on Twitter. This past Friday thousands of you clambered aboard our drunken ride for the Arkansas-LSU drinking game. You can still go check out last week’s insanity at #cbsdrink. Now it’s time for the SEC title game version and… Read more »

Vinnie Verno: Back for Championship Week

All season long Vinnie Verno has been making picks for you. And now it’s time for the real deal, the final week of the regular season in the Big 12 alongside with the conference title games. Is that LSU girl really eating a corndog like that? Good lord. Where are her parents? By the way, Boise… Read more »