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The Phattest Blog of The Year: Final Week of College Football Challenge

RIVALRY WEEK.

Last week had a few mild upsets and came close to having some major drama.  This week is full of rivalry games, but how many represent a legitimate chance at high point values?  Better yet, what even odds games have the best chances at 200 or 300 points? Keep reading for Dr. Jason Senkbeil’s expert advice aka your best shot at winning a Phat Scooter!

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Week 12: Read this and go to Vegas

There were ten potential upsets last week, but as expected only one hit. Wake somehow managed to beat NC State on the road. Most of the participants hit one to two 200 point values mixed with a few 100 pointers producing very modest scores last week. This week is the calm week before rivalry showdown weekend next week. That means we have several opportunities to break the 2875 point upset record when Old Dominion beat Va Tech.

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GoodBookey Charity Spotlight: American Cancer Society

Sometimes when you look at a seemingly ubiquitous charity behemoth like the American Cancer Society, you find that there’s so much more to know than you realized.

The ACS, founded 105 years ago by ten doctors and five laypeople in New York City, has perhaps had the biggest impact on cancer research and the advance of treatments of any single entity except the US government. Continue reading

GoodBookey Charity Spotlight: Wings for Warriors

Anthony “Doc” Ameen was a Hospital Corpsman for the Marines, in the fight of his life, not on the field of Afghanistan, but in the hospital rooms in military medical centers located in San Antonio and San Diego.

 

Enduring amputations of both legs, as well as dozens of surgeries and the spiritual and emotional struggle of coming back home physically broken from his service, Ameen suffered virtual insult to his literal injuries in the form of denial of his military and civil benefits. Continue reading

Is Week 8 the “Pumpkin Spice Latte” Weekend of the College Football season?

If you’re one of those “It’s fall I NEED a Pumpkin Spice Latte NOW” people, then the answer is yes.

 

Last week had a few fun upsets with Tennessee and Michigan State pulled off major wins, while LSU and Iowa State held strong at home for substantial points for many people. Will we have a week without upsets? There are several games in the > 300 point category. Let’s try and identify candidates. Continue reading

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