Offsides with Marc Ryan

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Credit: © Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
Offsides with Marc Ryan
September 27, 2019 - 10:52 am
1. Virginia @ Notre Dame The Line : -12.5 Men don’t like to admit when they’re wrong, so this is tough, but here goes. Notre Dame showed me something last week. I thought they’d get throttled 34-10. The Fighting Irish held up on both lines of scrimmage. A week ago, I may have had the golden domers...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
September 20, 2019 - 1:08 pm
1. Michigan at Wisconsin The Line: Wisconsin -3.5 Both of these teams cleverly scheduled a bye week before this week four heavyweight bout. And while we don’t yet have the complete picture on either, Wisconsin has easily appeared the better of the two. The Badgers pitched two shutouts, outscoring...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
September 12, 2019 - 12:58 pm
1. Alabama at South Carolina The Line : Alabama -25.5 In terms of opponents, playing Charleston Southern one week and Alabama the next would be like having dates with Roseanne Barr and Angelina Jolie consecutively. In no way does Rosanne, funny as she is, prepare you for your socks getting blown...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
September 05, 2019 - 12:53 pm
1. Texas A&M @ Clemson Line: Clemson -17.5 Oddsmakers are treating Clemson as though they’re an NFL team with this line. I’ve never seen anything like it, and it’s actually come down from where it opened at 19 points! Nineteen. Texas A&M is the ninth most talented team in the country per...
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Credit: © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 29, 2019 - 12:07 pm
1. South Carolina vs. North Carolina Line: Gamecocks -10 The line on this game has added a full field goal since initial release. Remember, Las Vegas sets these not based on what they think, but at the point in which they believe they'll have an even amount of money on both sides. Public perception...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 23, 2019 - 11:09 am
Nothing was more exciting to me than bowl season as a kid. The different logos, traditions, pageantry. Waiting to learn what bowl bid your team would be awarded was a present for a noteworthy season, and like the pile under your Christmas tree, you awaited with eager anticipation to discover what...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 15, 2019 - 5:14 pm
I wasn’t expecting to be blown away on Sunday. Over the years, I’ve attended my fair share of Fan Days, and you come to paint a picture in your mind of what you think you’re going to see; team colors, lines for autographs, excitement for the coming season. I’ve been able to experience these at...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 09, 2019 - 1:15 pm
It’s an annual tradition for me. Once a year, every August, I rank my top 20 programs in college football as I see them presently. This is not a current top 25 poll, rather a widened lens view of programs as a whole. Criteria here include current program prestige, a product of brand recognition,...
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Credit: © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 01, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Another NFL season is upon us, and Offsides is putting its’ crew to the test. Below, please find Marc and Lonzo’s record predictions for every division in the National Football League. Who’s predictions will prove to be the most accurate? And what should Marc and Lonzo have on the line as a bet?...
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Offsides with Marc Ryan
July 25, 2019 - 1:24 pm
I’ll admit it. There’s always been a “Why?” nature to me. I challenge and question any number of things on a regular basis. As a kid, it would get me in trouble. My Dad saying “Because I said so” never seemed to suffice. That inquisitive nature has stayed with me through the years, and one thing...
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