Bowl Week 2015 | Florida Citrus Parade Float Building

Orlando – On Sunday December 27th 2015, the U of Club of Central Florida coordinated a volunteer group to work on floats for the Florida Citrus Parade. Volunteers of all ages came out in force, led by Club President Cheryl Stevens. The Florida Citrus Parade started in 1980 and it celebrates the...

Michigan-Kansas State: a game of thorns

If any football fan wishes to see a textbook example of indifference by a team on the field, during the entire game, simply pop in the DVD of the 2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl into the player and see how little Michigan cared about winning that contest. It was a game essentially decided before halftime, and...

Welcome to the dog show: 2013 college bowl predictions

Entering the final year of the current BCS system to determine a “national” collegiate football championship, it is still comforting to know the post-season bowl system – rewarding too many undeserving teams with trips to exotic places (like Mobile, Birmingham, Boise, Charlotte) – is alive and well....

Volunteerism: Personal choice you need to make

If you wish to make a New Year’s resolution that will actually be worthwhile, resolve to do something … I mean do SOMETHING meaningful within your community. My late father used to describe the method used in the Army (when he served during World War II) in procuring volunteers for something or...

A WAY TOO EARLY LOOK AT THE 2014 DEPTH CHART (PART 2 – DEFENSE)

Near losses to Akron and Connecticut, and a near win over always-tough Ohio State, are just a few of the clues to Michigan’s unpredictable 2013 season. How the Wolverines will fare in the upcoming bowl game is anyone’s guess.  After all, it  might depend on which offensive line shows up. Will it be the...

A WAY TO EARLY LOOK AT THE 2014 DEPTH CHART (PART 1: OFFENSE)

For the superstitious among us, it’s no surprise that Michigan had such a wacky 2013 football season. The Wolverines (7-5,3-5) came within a whisker of losing to 84th ranked Akron (5-7, 4-4 MAC) and 102nd ranked Connecticut (2-9. 2-5 AAC).  During the season, Michigan set a program record for least...

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