Way Too Early Top Ten for the 2016 CFB Season

By: David Parks
Twitter: @_Parksie

This is the way too early preseason top ten.  Chances are I don’t like your team and obviously have them too low.  SPOILER:  No poll really matters until mid-October (Except this one).

Off we go…

The real reason Nick Saban is smiling? The #1 ranking in this poll obviously

The real reason Nick Saban is smiling? The #1 ranking in this poll obviously

1) Alabama

Yes Derrick Henry is gone. Yes they’re likely losing three defensive linemen to the first round along with their middle linebacker. Yes their defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach is leaving. But we’ve seen this script before, and when has it mattered? The Tide are stocked at every position on the field and until the head coach himself leaves, it won’t matter which of his assistants come and go. [Read more…]

Top 50 Players in College Football for 2013 – No. 38: Ed Reynolds

By David Parks
PSDC NCAA Sports Editor

No. 38 – Ed Reynolds (Sr.), S – Stanford


Stanford S Ed Reynolds


The top safety in the nation is none other than Reynolds.  Coming off a season in which he finished tied for third nationally in interceptions with six, Reynolds is the unquestioned leader of one of the nation’s best defensive units. [Read more…]

Championship Week 2012: Friday

By David Parks
PSDC Lead College Football Writer 

It’s a bittersweet weekend for college football fans across the country.  While this weekend’s slate of games is the culmination of an incredibly exciting year of college football, it also marks the end of the regular season of my favorite sport.  Yes bowl season is fun, but having to wait three weeks for a meaningful bowl game?  Lame.  Don’t get me wrong, the degenerate in my blood will keep me glued to the TV for the Gildon New Mexico Bowl and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, but who the hell cares about the first dozen or so games besides the fans/teams that are playing in them?  The first decent game is the Holiday Bowl and that’s not until December 27. [Read more…]

College Football: Week 6 Observations

By David Parks
PSDC Lead College Football Writer

Another week of college football is in the books and all I can say is WOW.   [Read more…]

Project Shanks 2012 Heisman Watch: Week 4

By David Parks
PSDC Staff

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Project Shanks 2012 Heisman Watch: Week 3

By David Parks
PSDC Staff

The Watch has a new leader after Mark Barkley and USC laid an egg last Saturday against Stanford. [Read more…]

College Football: Week 2 Observations

By David Parks
PSDC Staff

We are now through two weeks of the college football season, and as always, there has been plenty of intrigue to go around.  Last week saw four ranked teams go down to unranked foes, including what may turn out to be the upset of the year, Louisiana-Monroe shocking eighth ranked Arkansas 34-31 in OT.  Time to rewind the clocks, and take a look back at the second week of the college football season. [Read more…]

The Inaugural “Parksie Awards”

By David Parks
PSDC Staff 

Recently, many of you might have seen where Kirk herbstreit came out with the 12th edition of his “Herbie Awards” in which he hands out some clever and some not so clever awards for the upcoming college football season.  However upon looking over them, I noticed some glaring omissions (No T.J. McDonald or Kennan Allen) and decided to essentially do his awards better than he did while putting my own spin on a couple of awards.

So, without further adieu, I give you the First Annual “Parksie’s.” [Read more…]

NCAA Football Preview: Stanford Cardinal

By David Parks
PSDC Contributor

#20 Stanford Cardinal

What’s New?

The Andrew Luck era is over in Palo Alto and with that comes the task of finding his replacement. But Luck isn’t all the Cardinal lost in 2011. They must also replace their three leading receivers including All-American tight end Coby Fleenor as well as two All-American offensive linemen in Jonathan Martin and David DeCastro.

David Shaw won 11 games in his first year as coach of the Cardinal and followed up the successful first season by landing the No. 5 ranked recruiting class according to rivals.com. The offensive line class that Shaw and his staff reeled in was the best in the country and the class was highlighted by five-star prospects Andrus Peat and Kyle Murphy (both offensive linemen) as well as defensive end Aziz Shittu. [Read more…]