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Flakes: My Ranking of Articles Ranking Bowl Games

If you are not coming up with a ranking for EVERYTHING, you are not trying. Plus Husker men's and women's hoops news, volleyball awards, college football hall of fame and other random stuff I thought you'd like.

David McGee

Husker men's hoops takes on Creighton tonight at 7:00 p.m. It will be televised on the CBS Sports Network (whatever that is). It is the battle for Nebraska! The game that separates the men from the Jayskers. Both teams are young and both are playing decent to goodish basketball. Check out Patrick's preview for more.

The regular season has ended (except for Army-Navy). You know what that means? No, not bowl season. It is "soon we won't have anything else to write about and we better come up with ideas and I just can't oh wait just write an article ranking something" season. Apparently this is required writing (don't tell Jon). Good grief.

Well anyway, here is my ranking of the articles that rank bowl games.

  1. 2015-2016 college football bowl watchability rankings, according to the numbers - Some bowls are more watchable than others. Let science rank all 40 games and tell you which you least want to miss. Jill's take: Does not have the humorous writing I expected from an SB Nation, but there is math and tables and stuff! Plus they like the Nebraska-UCLA matchup.
  2. Ranking the college football bowls from 1 to 40 All roads lead to Glendale, but in between, we've got 40 bowls to watch. With blue bloods in the Fiesta Bowl and offensive fireworks in the Alamo Bowl, we're looking for entertainment value. Jill's take: Write a sentence to two on each one to disguise the fact that this is a glorified TV schedule for all those bowl games ESPN owns. Not only do you promote your products, but you made sure you still have to publish articles about each bowl. Smart. Very smart.
  3. College football bowl games: Rating all 40 matchups - College Football - rates all 40 college football bowl games in 2015-16. Jill's take: Did you know there was still such a thing as Sports Illustrated?
  4. Ranking the bowls 1-40 (excluding the national championship) Dr. Saturday ranks the bowls from best to worst. Jill's take: Ah, the tried and true Yahoo clickbait strategy of making me click on "Read More" to see a little more of the article. No click for you.

Even better! Let's rank this NCAA sanctioned practice of giving token gifts to the athletes that are fueling this money grab known as the college football postseason....

Ranking every bowl game's gifts, from Best Buy shopping sprees to custom cowboy boots -
From awesome gift cards to terrible hats, this year has everything.

Husker Sports

Guess which Husker shows up everywhere on this list?

2015-16 Women's Hoops: First Quarter Freshmen Standardized Tests - BT Powerhouse
Did everyone bring a #2 pencil?

Huskers Battle Brigham Young in Lexington - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team heads to the Lexington (Kentucky) Regional this week to face No. 13 BYU on Friday at 4 p.m. (CT) start.

Five Huskers Named to AVCA All-Region Team - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comFive Huskers Named to AVCA All-Region TeamLINCOLN - Five members of the Nebraska volleyball team earned AVCA All-North Region honors on Tuesday, matching the most ...

Volleyball: Foecke brought instant offense, but also passion to Huskers : Latest Husker News
You’ve probably seen in a basketball game when a player who scores points a finger at the player who had the assist on the play, as a show of thanks?

Nebraska MBB: Huskers Head to Creighton Wednesday Night - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Posted By: NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS2015-16 Record: 6-3 Head coach: ...

Top Bruins players to watch in Huskers’ bowl game | Sports |
A 5-7 season won’t get you much.

2015 Foster Farms Bowl, UCLA vs. Nebraska: Date, time, location and more -
Can struggling UCLA bounce back against 5-7 Nebraska?

Alberts: Success Depends on the People around You - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
On Tuesday, Trev Alberts reinforced something he's always known. Sitting next to Oklahoma legendary linebacker Brian Bosworth at a 2015 College Football Hall of Fame press conference at New York's

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Speaking of the college football hall of fame, there is another linebacker Husker fans are familiar with you was inducted along with Alberts....

Bosworth becomes Hall of Famer the 'Boz' never could be
The Boz was never getting into the College Football Hall of Fame. ''My name was on the ballot, but I wasn't accepted,'' Brian Bosworth said Tuesday. Bosworth was an All-America linebacker and two-time Butkus Award winner at Oklahoma from 1984-86.

Big 12 Conference establishes new scheduling requirements - College Football -
The Big 12 Conference established new non-conference scheduling requirements Tuesday.

Bold move Big 12. Only ONE FCS opponent allowed per year. Keep fighting the good fight. (OK, they did also require a Power 5 opponent too, but I thought the FCS limit was funnier).

Bittle, Jacks thrash Gophers in Minneapolis
Jake Bittle reset his career-high in scoring and SDSU pulverized Minnesota.

The Minnesota men's basketball team got swept by the South Dakota schools. Yikes!

Just Because

Twitter Is Monkeying Around With The Order Of Tweets In Your Timeline | TechCrunch
I've been told by insiders at Twitter that "nothing is sacred" when it comes to making Twitter "easier to use" and ready to onboard the next few hundred..

NOOOOOOOO! Facebook already did this and I hate it. E tu Twitter? E tu?