The Jay Graves Report

College football is gettin’ it’s usual 10 year facelift with the Big Ten runnin’ things now! “Cyclical”

"Oh it's about to get stupid bruh!" Photo: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

Every ten years or so there is a cosmic shift in college football. Like I tell boyz on a regular basis, it’s cyclical bruh. The blue bloods of college football are always goin’ to be in the mix to some degree but they do fall off from time to time due to NCAA infractions and foolishness or simply the wrong coachin’ change. But none the less, the cream always rises back to the top.

For the past ten years or so the top of the SEC ran college football. Alabama, Florida, LSU and to some degree Auburn made the SEC look good and these fake media-types were runnin’ game on boyz tellin’ them that the entire conference was good when people with good eyes could see that was a lie. Their best was better than everybody else. However, duns like Ole Miss and Miss State were masquaredin’ as real programs for a couple of years when everybody and their baby’s momma new that Ole Miss was into some foolishness. Now it’s all comin’ out.

Now the shift has occurred like it always has in this sport and the Big Ten is lookin’ to be the best conference overall. When the Top 25 pre-season rankings came out last week there were four Big Ten teams in the Top 10. Ohio State is sittin’ at No.2, Penn State, the team that got shafted out of the Final Four last year is sittin’ at No.6. Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines are No.9 and the Wisconsin Badgers round out the bunch at No.10.

There is only one SEC team in that number. Obviously, it’s the boyz from Tuscaloosa. Sure, Bama is still Bama because nobody’s jumped out of the birthday cake butt naked foamin’ at the mouth doin’ anything stupid to cost the program it’s good standin’ and the boosters haven’t been crazy enough to upset Nick Saban.

But let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! That’s what I love about college football. It truly goes in cycles and the best of the best will always be in the buildin’ barin’ any type of probation. Every conference has been historically limited to about two really good teams and then there are the years when a couple more in the conference show up. But for the most part there all about the same.

The SEC will typically have three very good teams and then a fourth jumps off of the page from time to time. For example, Alabama, Florida and LSU carry the SEC year in and year out. Auburn has shown up once in the past like fifty freakin’ years when they were the Auburn Cam Newtons. Outside of that they’ve been nothin’ to talk about. Yeah, I know that they played in the title game a few years ago but that’s been it for War parakeet.

The Big Ten is Michigan and Ohio State. Wisconsin will be solid and then Iowa shows up from time to time. Michigan State was only worth two dead flies smashed when Michigan brain farted and pushed Lloyd Carr out of the ride like ole Eddie Kane Jr.. Then they turned around and hired ole dull Rich Rodriguez that had no clue as to how to run the Michigan program startin’ with not understandin’ how significant “The Game” (Michigan vs Ohio State) was. Now that they’ve got a Michigan man runnin’ the joint again Michigan State won’t be heard of again until Harbaugh crashes and burns in about 10 years. Why? Because the game is cyclical.

The Big 12 is simply Oklahoma and Texas when things are normal. Give Texas a couple of years and they’ll be competin’ for a national title again. Why? Because it’s Texas!! They’ve got more Division 1 players in that state than any other state in America. Tom Herman is sittin’ on a gold mine just like when Bobs Stoops took over at OU. It only took him a year to win a national title. Why? Because it was Oklahoma. No different than when Nick took over at Alabama. Blue Blood programs can recruit off of the name alone playa even if they’ve been losin’ for a few years.

The Pac-12 is USC and UCLA when things are normal. Oregon is always goin’ to be relevant because of the uniforms but they won’t ever win anything. Why? Because all of the best players out west are from California and when USC is stable the best players are stayin’ in Cali to ball out. That’s why the Trojans are sittin’ at No.2 right now bruh. USC is about to be back because they’ve gotten through the foolishness and the program is stabilizin’.

The ACC is Florida State country playa. Yes Clemson is rollin’ right now and they’ve always been solid but they won’t run things because Florida State will always be able to out recruit them. A program like Clemson has to get lucky from time to time and land that special kid like DeShaun Watson. Without him they are just another good football team and not a great team. They’re sittin’ at No.7 right now in the pre-season because they won the national title last year. However, they won’t be in the Top 10 for very long. Book it.

Yeah playa, it’s about to be a boat load of fun with this season vastly approachin’. The Big Ten finished the 2016 season with three teams in the Top 10 and now they’re startin’ 2017 with four on that list. Put ya hard hat on bruh because it just got real. In my Bart Scott voice, “CAN’T WAIT!” Stop me when I start lyin’!

Playas Thesaurus: 

1) Dun: noun – the person in question, dude, guy, etc. It’s whoever I’m talkin’ about and its non-gender specific.

The G is excluded from the endings of all words because the G is near and dear to my heart because I’m from “The G” which is Gary, Indiana. So I only use the G when I’m talkin’ about “The G!”

The caption under the photo isn’t real but its real talk!