Author: Devon Ashby

January 24, 2017 Devon Ashby No comments exist

Charlie Strong felt he let down other African-American head coaches in his time with the Texas Longhorns. These type of feelings once again highlight a major issue in the NCAA: A diversity problem in the coaching ranks. Strong was the first black head coach in Longhorns history. He’s now at the University of South Florida; he replaced Willie Taggert (also…

January 14, 2017 Devon Ashby No comments exist

It’s hard to find anyone outside of the state of Texas who believes Houston will win; they enter as the biggest underdogs in league history. Despite the Vegas odds, however, the Pats ought to really be on high alert against the Texans. The Texans are dangerously similar to last year’s Super Bowl champion Broncos; their…

January 12, 2017 Devon Ashby No comments exist

  The NFL has worked for years to return football to Hollywood, California and suddenly there are two teams: The Rams and now the Chargers. The San Diego Chargers confirmed yesterday they’ll be moving in the 2017 season. Much like the Rams, this move won’t be any good for league. The Rams left St. Louis in large part…

January 6, 2017 Devon Ashby No comments exist

Several people questioned the decisions of LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey to skip their bowl games and prepare for the NFL Draft. Honestly, though, nothing’s wrong with what these players, and others like them, are doing. The Tigers underachieved severely in 2016, costing head coach Les Miles his job. They will play in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl against the equally…

January 6, 2017 Devon Ashby No comments exist

The NFL Playoffs will begin Saturday, and they include a rematch between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans. The Raiders finally ended one of the league’s longest postseason droughts and are in their first playoff game since 2002. However, they couldn’t be in a more dire situation. After starting the year so strong, they lost…

December 17, 2016 Devon Ashby No comments exist

Josh Norman has heard the questions all week, and his Washington Redskins coaches and teammates have likely heard them as well. Depending on the reporter who’s asking, the questions have all been centered around the emotions of the All-Pro cornerback will have when he takes the field for the first time against his former team, the…

December 3, 2016 Devon Ashby No comments exist

Saturday afternoon and evening, the College Football postseason will unofficially kick off. The Power 5 Conference Championships–The Big 10, Pac 12, Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeast Conference–are taking place (The Big 12 doesn’t officially have one but Oklahoma and Oklahoma State face one another for the conference crown), and practically every spot in the College Football…