The Crimson Connection

Clemson the new Alabama

Clemson Tigers celebrating

JustinP, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019

Ahead of this highly anticipated fourth match up between the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, many had their minds set on the Crimson Tide to bring out another championship trophy. But Dabo Swinney and the Tigers had other plans. The Tigers pulled the upset of the century as they demolished th...

College Football Playoffs Outlook

college football playoff logo

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2019

ALABAMA:   After a dominating regular season, and going undefeated, they finished being the number one seed in the college football playoffs. With Heisman runner up Tua Tagovailoa leading the Crimson Tide, they been blowing everybody out, averaging 47.9 points and 527.6 yards per game. They ar...

Jimbo Era- by the numbers

Aggie teammates celebrate after their LSU victory

ErinE, Online Editor

December 17, 2018

Jimbo Fisher's first season as the Texas A&M Head Coach has almost been concluded. Take a look at the great improvements between the stats in the 2017 season (without Jimbo) and the stats in the 2018 season (with Jimbo):   Total Offensive Yards: 2018: ranked #25 in the nation with 5590 total yards 2...

My 2018 Bowl Picks

A visual of most of the 2018 Bowl Games

ErinE, Online Editor

December 13, 2018

New Year’s Six Games: Orange Bowl: Alabama defeats Oklahoma Cotton Bowl: Clemson defeats Notre Dame Peach Bowl: Michigan defeats Flroida Fiesta Bowl: LSU defeats UCF Rose Bowl: Ohio State defeats Washington Sugar Bowl: Georgia defeats Texas   Other Bowl Games: Ne...

The Big “Easy”

Drew Brees celebrating after a touchdown score

JustinP, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

This year has been spectacular for the New Orleans Saints. First in their division and second in the entire league. After starting the season 0-1, the Saints have been unstoppable. With Hall of Famer Drew Brees, the top running back duo in Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, and a top 5 wide receiver on...

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

Jalen Hurts  celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs

MatthewB, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

One of the more remarkable stories of the year took place on Saturday when quarterback Jalen Hurts took over late in the game and lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to victory over the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship. It was the highly anticipated rematch of last year’s College Football Natio...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Atlanta Falcon players stretch before practice.

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018

Football in America is becoming more and more popular; approximately 1.2 million men in high school, college and the NFL strap on pads and helmets. While football is the most popular sport in America, this popularity is beginning to decline very quickly. The game is becoming more dangerous than Mixed Marti...

District 14-6A Football Awards

Carson Danner (QB) , one of the athletes who signed to play college football

ErinE, Online Editor

November 30, 2018

OFFENSIVE MVP- Quarterback- Carson Danner (Sr.)   1st TEAM: Offensive Line- Ethan Agnew (Sr.) Offensive Line- Brock Gunderson (Sr.) Wide Receiver- Jake Tesch (Sr.) Halfback/Fullback- Darion Morgan (Sr.) Punter- Carson Danner (Sr.) Kicker- Gustavo Olmedo (Sr.)  ...

A Game for the Ages

Jhamon Ausbon and Kendrick Rogers celebrate when the Aggies pulled off the victory.

ErinE, Online Editor

November 27, 2018

Nov. 24- Kyle Field. Aggies. Tigers. 6:30 p.m. Game time. The Aggies of Texas A&M faced the seventh ranked Tigers of LSU. Going into the game, everyone knew that A&M had not beat LSU since 1995, so the stakes were high for this game. With the Aggies being predicted to lose, they went into game as...

BIG 3 IN PHILLY

76ers logo

CooperG, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

After a quiet off season for the Philadelphia 76ers, they made the biggest trade of the regular season acquiring All-star Jimmy Butler,and Justin Patton for Jerryd Bayless ,Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and a 2022 second round pick .This is a much needed trade for the 76ers who are starting of the y...

The New Kid on the Block

The New Kid on the Block

JustinP, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018

This NFL season has being nothing short of fantastic. Young stars are emerging such as Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield. Also veterans superstars who always makes games interesting like Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. But for this 2018 season there is one player in particular that has caught the eyes of eve...

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

Chris Paul dribbles the ball for the Houston Rockets

ErinE, Online Editor

November 2, 2018

Do you ever wonder which Houston athlete gets paid the most? Well continue to read and you will find out the 20 highest paid athletes in Houston, based off their average annual salary:  Chris Paul (Houston Rockets)- $39.93 million Jose Altuve (Houston Astros)- $30.20 million James Harden (Housto...

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