The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
The hits to the Miami Dolphins running game kept coming Monday when the team announced that running back Daniel Thomas is likely out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury.
The Florida Gators will debut a new starting quarterback when the team takes the field against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday.
Scoreboard operators across the college football world got quite a workout last Saturday. Nowhere was that more evident than at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Miami Dolphins are riding high after pulling out a last-second victory over the Atlanta Falcons Sunday evening, but the Fins still have one major area of concern as the head towards a showdown with undefeated New Orleans next Monday.
The Miami Dolphins have plenty to play for when the team travels to Indianapolis to play the Colts. The Fins will be looking for revenge from last year’s loss, looking to get to 2-0 ahead of a very tough stretch of games, and to keep pace with the New England Patriots in the win-loss column.
Freshman Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson has been named the ACC’s Rookie of the Year for 2012 while Duke head coach took home the conference’s coach of the year honors Tuesday.
The Miami Dolphins have no time to lick their wounds after getting thumped by the Tennessee Titans 37-3 on Sunday. The team is on a short turnaround and now must get ready for another team with a very fast running back, the Buffalo Bills.
The old adage in the NFL is to win you have to be able to run the football and stop the run. The Miami Dolphins are running Reggie Bush to success and the Fins’ defensive front seven has become the pre-eminent run-stoppers in the NFL this season.
The Miami Hurricanes were at one time a defensive behemoth that constantly put stars into the NFL. But after giving up more than 30 points and 440 yards passing to an average Boston College team, the defense is the team’s biggest worry.