Gone Fishin’

Hello Wire Fans. It is hard to believe that in has been almost a year since the Lions lofted the national title trophy, but the title defense begins in 5 weeks from today. I am thrilled because Russell McLean will be here for his first full year (he joined during the playoffs) and Billy Minor…

The Morning Wire: July 23

Football: Polls, Preseason, and Media Days. Per Lionathletics.com, The Lion football team stands at a # 5 preseason ranking nationally, and Linebacker Brucks Saathoff, was named as a Division II All-American Preseason First Team by College Football America Yearbook. Also, The Lions are ranked in the preseason number 6 by Street & Smith’s and #…

Scattershooting….

To borrow a phrase from the great Blackie Sherrod…..We’re in the dog days of summer right now. The preseason magazines and articles have been read, the upcoming season discussed at length over countless cups of coffee, and there’s 42 days until kickoff. So what to do? What follows will hopefully help pass the time…. This…