What Makes the SEC Such a Strong Conference?

This past week, I was studying Missouri DE Charles Harris for my annual pre-season 2017 NFL Draft preview. Yes, you read that correctly; I’m already working on the 2017 Draft but I digress. Harris is a junior draft eligible and the type of player that the NFL loves. Long. Athletic. Excellent burst. Relentless QB hunter. […]

Exactly How Fast Is Jakeem Grant?

When the Texas Tech Red Raiders came to Houston for the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl, I was truly excited for the matchup between Tech and LSU. I love bowl games with teams that are stylistically different. Well, LSU and Texas Tech were certainly…uh, different. Most people in the building wanted to see LSU star RB […]

DePelchin Spring Newsletter: Texas-Sized Love for the Texas Bowl

For the past ten years, DePelchin Children’s Center has been honored to be the official charitable beneficiary of the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. Every December, as two teams from the Big 12 and SEC meet at NRG Stadium to compete in the Texas Bowl, DePelchin gets a front row seat to the action with player […]

2016 College Football Top Ten Lists

For the past few months, I’ve done nothing but talk about the 2016 NFL Draft class. Man, the Draft can’t get here fast enough, but for most that know me, I’m really a college football guy at heart. I’ve been spitting out top 10 lists by position the past couple of weeks for the draft. […]

The Briles Effect

On Wednesday, we traveled over to Waco for Baylor University’s Pro Day, an annual celebration of the Pro Prospects about to make the jump to the NFL. It’s a more like a homecoming game as numerous alums return back to campus to experience the day and be back home. The stage was set for WR […]

Buckeyes Targeted in 2016 Draft

When the time came to dive into my 2015 Draft analysis, one team, in particular, wasn’t showing up much on my game film list. The Ohio State Buckeyes. At first glance, it seemed strange as Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes were fresh off the 2014 National Championship win over Oregon. Yet, the reality was that it was […]

Lone Star Sports & Entertainment

Ever wondered who is behind the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl that has sold out two years in a row? Lone Star Sports & Entertainment is a third-party event marketing company in Houston closely affiliated with the Houston Texans. While the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl is owned by ESPN, it is staffed by Lone Star Sports & Entertainment. […]

Year of the Running Back

If 2008 was the year of the quarterback in college football, then 2016 will be the unquestioned year of the running back. There may not be a year in recent memory in which the width and breadth of the talent at the position has ever been at this level. As with most everything in life, […]

LSU Football Postgame Notes

Advocare Texas Bowl Texas Tech vs. LSU December 29, 2015 – NRG Stadium (Houston, Texas) 1. LSU’s game captains were74 Vadal Alexander, 7 Leonard Fournette, 45 Deion Jones and 38 Jamie Keehn. 2. Texas Tech won the toss and elected to receive the opening kick. LSU defended the north end zone. 3. The Texas Bowl […]

2015 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: Postgame Notes

TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS 27 LSU TIGERS 56 Paid Attendance: 71,307 • The 2015 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl attendance of 71,307 is the largest attendance for a bowl game in Houston history • The 83 combined points scored by Texas Tech and LSU set a Texas Bowl record • LSU’s 56 points scored set a […]


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