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North Texas vs UTEP – Eagles grounded by the Miners…

North Texas vs UTEP – Eagles grounded by the Miners…

Pigskin Pursuit November 28, 2015 0

I have no excuse for taking this long to see a game at North Texas. It’s shameful, really. During my four yearlong Dallas tenure, I was preoccupied with speeding across the expansive Texas plains

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Georgia State vs Troy – Panthers prowl past the Trojans…

Georgia State vs Troy – Panthers prowl past the Trojans…

Pigskin Pursuit November 27, 2015 0

If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably heard a familiar refrain by now about things in the college football world which are quick to draw my ire. Domed stadiums, for instance, are one such

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Central Florida vs South Florida – Knights gored by the Bulls in pursuit of reverse perfection….

Central Florida vs South Florida – Knights gored by the Bulls in pursuit of reverse perfection….

Pigskin Pursuit November 26, 2015 0

We all turn our heads at car wrecks. We run to the window when we hear screeching tires, or watch the news with morbid fascination, our mouths agape during videos of a train derailment

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Boston College vs Notre Dame – Irish fight off the fumbles in frigid Fenway…

Boston College vs Notre Dame – Irish fight off the fumbles in frigid Fenway…

Pigskin Pursuit November 21, 2015 0

Growing up a native Bay Stater and ardent Red Sox fan, Fenway Park has always held a nostalgic mystique for me. My earliest sports memories involve wading through the crowds on Yawkey Way, clutching

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East Carolina vs Temple – Pirates scuttled by the Owls…

East Carolina vs Temple – Pirates scuttled by the Owls…

Pigskin Pursuit October 22, 2015 0

It’s Wednesday night and I’ve just pulled into a gravel parking lot in Goldsboro, North Carolina. I’m on my way to Greenville, out towards the eastern reaches of the state, past the sprawl of

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Arkansas State vs Louisiana Lafayette – Red Wolves cage the Ragin’ Cajuns…

Arkansas State vs Louisiana Lafayette – Red Wolves cage the Ragin’ Cajuns…

Pigskin Pursuit October 20, 2015 0

In the pantheon of the college football world, a trip to Arkansas State doesn’t rank very high on the list of dream destinations. And, if we’re being honest, Northeast Arkansas is hardly an exciting

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San Jose State vs San Diego State – Spartans conquered by the Aztecs…

San Jose State vs San Diego State – Spartans conquered by the Aztecs…

Pigskin Pursuit October 17, 2015 0

On the list of sports destinations for fans in the Bay Area, San Jose State football, sadly, may not even crack the top ten. The city is a professional town first and foremost, dominated

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Fresno State vs UNLV – Bulldogs take a bite out of the Runnin’ Rebels…

Fresno State vs UNLV – Bulldogs take a bite out of the Runnin’ Rebels…

Pigskin Pursuit October 16, 2015 0

Daybreak in Palo Alto finds the pavement slick with a much needed bout of rain the night before. I jump into my rental Kia, set the coordinates into the iPhone, and speed South on

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Stanford vs UCLA – Trees trounce timid Bruins…

Stanford vs UCLA – Trees trounce timid Bruins…

Pigskin Pursuit October 15, 2015 0

While in years past, hitting a few games on a weekend meant a quick hop into the Jetta and a few hour jaunt down some winding county roads, this year things are different. While

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Charlotte vs Presbyterian – 49ers Show No Love For Dem’ Hose…

Charlotte vs Presbyterian – 49ers Show No Love For Dem’ Hose…

Pigskin Pursuit September 12, 2015 1

Breakfast is served at Zada Jane’s Café in Charlotte, North Carolina. Heavy tattoos creep below his shirt sleeves as the nonchalant waiter plonks my omelet down, trotting off in an identical pair of grey

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