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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2015 College Football Bowl Schedule




It's never too early to view the bowl schedule for 2015. A couple of significant changes from last season involves the College Football Playoff.

The national semifinal games will move from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. Along with the date change comes the Cotton and Orange Bowls being the two games in this year's Final Four rotation. With the Cotton Bowl being played on New Year Eve, the Fiesta Bowl will move to New Year's Day.

Here are the bowl games and times announced thus far:


Dec. 19

Cure Bowl
Noon, CBS Sports Network

Dec. 22

Idaho Potato Bowl
3:30 p.m., ESPN

Boca Bowl 
7 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 23

Poinsettia Bowl 
4:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl
Time TBA, ESPN

Hawaii Bowl
8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 26

Sun Bowl 
2 p.m., CBS

Pinstripe Bowl
Time TBA, ESPN Network

Dec. 28

Military Bowl
2:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 30

Belk Bowl
3:30 p.m., ESPN

Music City Bowl
7 p.m., ESPN

Holiday Bowl
10:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 31

Peach Bowl
Time TBA, ESPN

Cotton Bowl (CFP Semifinal)
Time TBA, ESPN

Orange Bowl (CFP Semifinal)
Time TBA, ESPN

Jan. 1

Outback Bowl
Noon, ESPN2

Fiesta Bowl
1 p.m., ESPN

Citrus Bowl
Time TBA, ABC

Rose Bowl
5 p.m., ESPN

Sugar Bowl
8:30 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 2

Liberty Bowl
3:20 p.m., ESPN

Alamo Bowl
6:40 p.m., ESPN

Cactus Bowl 
10:10 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 11

CFP National Championship Game
Time TBA, ESPN





Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Projecting The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery


For college athletes on the verge of turning professional everywhere, the NBA Draft is the culmination of all the hard work put in during the younger years.

Here are my projected team picks for the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery:

    Team:                                          2014/15 Win/Loss Record


1) New York Knicks                                   17-65

2) Minnesota Timberwolves                       16-66

3) Los Angeles Lakers                                21-61

4) Philadelphia 76ers                                  18-64

5) Sacramento Kings                                   29-53

6) Orlando Magic                                        25-57

7) Denver Nuggets                                      30-52

8) Charlotte Hornets                                    33-49

9) Detroit Pistons                                         32-50

10) Miami Heat                                            37-45

11) Utah Jazz                                                38-44

12) Indiana Pacers                                        38-44

13) Phoenix Suns                                          39-43

14) Oklahoma City Thunder                         45-37

Vote On The First Ever Geno #FanGame




In an effort to make this blog more fan-friendly, I am doing something different for this upcoming college football season by letting you, the reader pick one game I should cover.

Here are the games from which you can vote on:

Nebraska at Miami (Sept. 19)
Oklahoma vs Texas in Dallas (Oct. 10)
Notre Dame at Temple (Oct. 31)
Texas A&M at Vanderbilt (Nov. 21)

Voting will last up until June 15.


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Friday, May 15, 2015

2015 ACC Football TV Schedule Update




Here are the latest updates to the 2015 ACC Football Television schedule:

All Times (ET):



Sept. 5

Wofford at Clemson, Noon, ACC Network

Texas State at Florida State, 8 p.m., ESPN


Sept. 12

Houston at Louisville, Noon, ACC RSN/ESPN3

Wake Forest at Syracuse, Noon, ACC Network

Notre Dame at Virginia, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Tulane at Georgia Tech, 3:30, ACC RSN


Sept. 19

Illinois at North Carolina, Noon, ESPN or ESPN2

Central Michigan at Syracuse, Noon, ACC RSN/ESPN3

Northwestern at Duke, 12:30 p.m., ACC Network

Nebraska at Miami, 3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN2



Here is the link for the complete list of ACC TV games announced thus far:

http://collegesportsoverload.blogspot.com/2015/04/your-2015-acc-football-television.html




Monday, May 11, 2015

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks 2015 College Football Preview

                                                        Photo Credit: Getty Images



With spring practices concluding at campuses across the country, what better time than now to produce another preview for the 2015 season.

This one focuses on the Miami RedHawks and here is the link to my story via College Football Preseason:


Link:

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

The Geno Green Podcast- Michigan NFL Draft Recap with Adam Biggers





After a six-week hiatus, Geno returns as he recaps The University of Michigan's NFL Draft with Adam Biggers from Bleacher Report.


Link:

https://soundcloud.com/genogreen-podcast/the-geno-green-podcast-adam


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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Geno's Early Big 12 Bowl Predictions: May 2015 Edition

                                       Photo Credit: Oklahoma Athletics


In the world of Geno Green, it is never too early to cast out possible bowl scenarios for the Big Ten for late-December into early-January.


Here are the seven bowl games I have slated for the Big 12 Conference:





Alamo Bowl (vs. Pac-12)

Texas vs UCLA



Russell Athletic Bowl

Baylor vs Louisville



Liberty Bowl 


Oklahoma State vs Tennessee



Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl 

West Virginia vs Oregon State



Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

Kansas St. vs Auburn



Sugar Bowl 

Oklahoma vs LSU



Goodyear Cotton Bowl (National Semifinal)


TCU vs Michigan State

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wisconsin Badgers 2015 College Football Season Preview

                                 Photo Credit: madison.com


With spring practices concluding at campuses across the country, what better time than now to produce another preview for the 2015 season.


This one focuses on the Wisconsin Badgers and here is the link to my story via College Football Preseason:


Link:

Social Media:

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ohio Bobcats 2015 College Football Season Preview

                                                    Photo Credit: USA Today Sports


With spring practices concluding at campuses across the country, what better time than now to produce another preview for the 2015 season.


This one focuses on the Ohio Bobcats and here is the link to my story via College Football Preseason:


Link:

Social Media:


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Geno's Early Big Ten Bowl Projections: May 2015 Edition

                                                             Photo Credit: Geno Green


In the world of Geno Green, it is never too early to cast out possible bowl scenarios for the Big Ten for late-December into early-January.

Here are the 11 bowl games I have slated for the Big Ten Conference:


Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
Purdue vs Southern Miss

Quick Lane Bowl
Northwestern vs Wake Forest

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
NC State vs Illinois

Music City Bowl
Florida vs Maryland

Outback Bowl
Michigan vs Ole Miss

Armed Forces Bowl
Iowa vs San Diego State

Rose Bowl
Ohio State vs Stanford

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
Wisconsin vs Texas A&M

TaxSlayer Bowl
Minnesota vs Arkansas

Goodyear Cotton Bowl (National Semifinal)
Michigan State vs TCU

National Championship (Glendale, AZ)
Michigan State vs Alabama

Monday, May 4, 2015

2015 Pac-12 Football TV Schedule Update

                                                   Photo Credit: USA Today Sports


Here are the latest updates to the 2015 Pac-12 Football Television schedule:

Sept. 12

Arizona at Nevada, 7 p.m., CBS Sports Network 
UCLA at UNLV, 10:30 P.M., CBS Sports Network


Sept. 19

Colorado vs. Colorado St. (Denver) 7 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Utah at Fresno St., 10:30 p.m, CBS Sports Network



Here is the link for the complete list of Pac-12 TV games announced thus far:

http://collegesportsoverload.blogspot.com/2015/04/your-2015-pac-12-football-television.html


2015 Big Ten Football TV Schedule Update






Here are the latest updates to the 2015 Big Ten Football Television schedule:

Sept. 12

Minnesota at Colorado St., 3:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network



Nov. 21

Rutgers at Army, TBA, CBS Sports Network



Here is the link for the complete list of Big Ten TV games announced thus far:


http://collegesportsoverload.blogspot.com/2015/04/your-2015-big-ten-television-schedule.html

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Temple Owls 2015 College Football Season Preview

                                                         Photo Credit: USA Today Sports


With spring practices concluding at campuses across the country, what better time than now to produce another preview for the 2015 season.

This one focuses on the Temple Owls and here is the link to my story via College Football Preseason:


Link:

http://www.collegefootballpreseason.com/blog/temple-owls-season-preview


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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Geno's College Football Power 25 (May 2015)

                                                         Photo Credit: Andrew Mascharka



Welcome to the first edition of Geno's College Football Power 25. Between now and August, I will release monthly editions of my power rankings in advance of the 2015 season.

Here is my first Power 25:

1) Ohio State

2) TCU

3) Alabama

4) Baylor

5) Michigan State

6) LSU

7) Mississippi State

8) Ole Miss

9) Arizona

10) Georgia Tech

11) UCLA

12) Florida State

13) Oklahoma

14) Georgia

15) Arizona State

16) USC

17) Wisconsin

18) Oregon

19) Notre Dame

20) Utah

21) Missouri

22) Clemson

23) Auburn

24) Michigan

25) Boise State

Friday, May 1, 2015

NFL Draft Picks By School



Here's a full recap of the first round of Thursday's NFL Draft in Chicago by school:


Washington: 3
NT: Danny Shelton (12th Overall, CLE), CB Marcus Peters (18th Overall, KC), OLB Shaq Thompson (25th Overall, WSH)

Florida State: 2
QB Jameis Winston (1st Overall, TB), C/OG Cameron Ewing (19th Overall, CLE via BUF)

Oregon: 2
QB Marcus Mariota (2nd Overall, TEN), DT Arik Armstead (17th Overall, SF)

Florida: 2
OLB: Dante Fowler (3rd Overall, JAX), OT D.J. Humphries (24th Overall, ARI)

USC: 2
DE: Leonard Williams (6th Overall, NYJ), WR Nelson Agholor (20th Overall, USC)

Clemson: 2
OLB: Vic Beasley (8th Overall, ATL) ILB Stephone Anthony (31st Overall, NO via SEA)

Miami (Fla.): 2
OT: Ereck Flowers (9th Overall, NYG) WR Phillip Dorsett (29th Overall, IND)

West Virginia: 1
WR Kevin White (7th Overall, CHI)

Iowa: 1
OG: Brandon Scherff (5th Overall, WSH)

Alabama: 1
WR Amari Cooper (4th Overall, OAK)

Georgia: 1
RB: Todd Gurley (10th Overall, STL)

Michigan State: 1
CB: Trae Waynes (11th Overall, MIN)

Stanford: 1
OT: Andrus Peat (13th Overall, NO)

Louisville: 1
WR Devante Parker (14th Overall, MIA)

Wisconsin: 1
RB Melvin Gordon (15th Overall, SD via SF)

Wake Forest: 1
CB Kevin Johnson (16th Overall, HOU)

Texas A&M: 1
OT: Cedric Ogbuehi (21st Overall, CIN)

Kentucky: 1
Alvin "Bud" Dupree (22th Overall, PIT)

Missouri: 1
DE Shane Ray (23rd Overall, DEN via DET)

Central Florida: 1
WR Breshad Perriman (26th Overall, BAL)

Connecticut: 1
CB Byron Jones (27th Overall, DAL)

Duke: 1
OG Laken Tomlinson (28th Overall, DET via DEN)

Arizona State: 1
FS Damarious Randall (30th Overall, GB)

Texas: 1
DT Malcom Brown (32nd Overall, NE)

NFL Draft Photo Gallery- Night 1

Here is the photo gallery from night one from NFL Draft Town at Grant Park in Chicago: