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Don't Watch This; Watch That

Your weekly college football viewing guide, presented by MNWildcat!

Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 13 wishes it was riding the rails

Much like Deacon Hill, we’re taking an incomplete.

How has your stadium's neighborhood changed? Don't Watch This; Watch That, Week 12 Gets Historical and Aerial

...is checking out the historical digs.

Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Your Week 11 Guide to the College Football Schedule and Playing Basketball in Shipyards

ALL HAIL THE BUILDERS

Look out for Ghost Armadillos: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 10

Watching out for those ghost armadillos as we roll down I-94.

Ranking*** the Rivalry Trophies: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 9 asks PJ Fleck to please use Lysol

...in the order in which I’d like to sleep with them.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Don't Watch This; Watch That, Mid-Week 9 and Open Thread

Plus: weird enclaves and bad football! And a Game 7.

I Need a Meat Pounder: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 8

Oktoberfest has proven it: I need a meat pounder.

AN OL' BRASSY IMPOSTER! Don't Watch This; Watch That, Midweek Edition

That, and some nice funk for you to listen to.

Your State Drives Too Slow: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 7

A review of Midwestern speed limits. (It’s more exciting than it sounds?)

CURDERBURGERS AND TUESDAY FOOTBALL: A Mini, Midweek DWT;WT and Open Thread

Grab a burger, let's watch some absolutely reprehensible football!

Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 6: Nineteen Years Ago Today...

On the college football schedule and a happiness that eluded me for almost 19 years.

Mastering Tasks and Counting Down: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 5

Your guide to the college football schedule hops across the pond and finds the purplest thing beginning with "N".

Don’t Watch This; Watch That is Taking 8 Hours for What We Will

I’ve done my 8 hours of work, now give me New Mexico State at Hawai’i!

Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 3: Needlessly Burning Fuel and Money in Airbnb Hell

Your Week 3 Guide to the College Football Schedule takes a trip down memory lane to Airbnb hell in New York City.

YO I HEARD YOU LIKE POTATOES: DWT;WT, Week 2, ft. the Spud Bowl

Yo, I heard you like potatoes...

I’m Not Ready for 18: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 1

We’re not ready for 18. In any sense of the word.

DWT;WT, Week 0: College Football and the Problem of Bigness

Let’s take a little time to appreciate what makes college football so unique—starting tonight—as the bigness of FBS swallows up the traditions we love. A much quieter and more sinister problem stalks the small colleges of the United States.

Saturday Bowl Game Trivia, Schedule, and Open Thread

Featuring the live mascot I was born to play.

Did everyone at this high school get raptured? Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Your Guide/Open Thread for Championship Week

In which...did they just abandon that school? Were they raptured?

Unsolicited Green Bean Casserole, to Spite My Mom: DWT;WT, Week 13

Don't Watch This; Watch That: the unsolicited green bean casserole of college football articles.

A College Football Fan’s Guide to the World Cup: DWT;WT, Week 12

Your Week 12 guide to the college football schedule gives you a helpful explainer of which World Cup team your football fandom would suggest you should support.

Football and the Depression; or, How MACtion Ruined My Fantasy Team; DWT;WT, Week 11

Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Your Week 11 Guide to the College Football Schedule

DWT;WT, Week 10: The Philadelphia Potatoes

We drunkely watch the World Series and learn a little about ourselves in the process.

DWT;WT, Week 9: The New D-I Basketball Programs Include a PLAGIARIST.

An introduction to all the new teams in Division 1 basketball, plus plagiarism and the smallest cities to have two D-I programs!

Big Ten Fight Songs...But in a Minor Key? Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 8

Things aren’t good in Evanston—so let’s rework a few Big Ten fight songs. Plus, your full guide to the Week 8 College Football Schedule:

Updated* Big Ten Power Rankings: NOW OOT! DWT;WT, Week 7 College Football Guide

Zut alors! Could Kirk Ferentz punt his way to a Grey Cup?

Everything OK, Florida? plus Breakdowns in Parenting: DWT;WT Week 6

I don’t want children’s toys to be happy to see me...

Would Northwestern or Nebraska lose to a D-II School? DWT;WT, Week 5

In which we seek out which Big Ten team will have the worst transitive loss of 2022.

I Got Shit-Talked By A Southern Illinois Fan, and I Had to Sit There and Take It: DWT;WT, Week 4

...and greater Carbondale, Illinois. Because I got shit-talked by a Southern Illinois grad last night. At a brewery. In Minnesota.

“Slum Clearance” and Bad Football: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 3

Looking at "urban renewal" and its impact not just on Minneapolis or Chicago, but Grand Rapids and Fargo.

The 7-3 Win That Saved Iowa’s Season // Don’t Watch That; Watch That: Week 2

Your Week 2 guide to the college football schedule looks at a hated Iowa Hawkeyes club and a 7-3 triumph (no, not that one) that changed...well, not much, really.

Don’t Watch That; Watch That, Week 1: Can I Ethically Raise a Northwestern Fan?

On rivalries, parenting, and definitely not wisconsin.

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