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Mike Jensen writes "Off Campus," a regular column on college sports for The Inquirer. A staff writer with the paper since 1988, Jensen covered college basketball amd football for 15 years, wrote about soccer from 10 countries on five continents, and was assigned to the Kentucky Derby the year of Smarty Jones. He won Eclipse Awards for his coverage of Smarty Jones and Barbaro.
More recently, he's written longer stories on Eagles decision-makers, a former Eagles lineman who was arrested for stealing prescription painkillers, Charlie Manuel's first managerial job and a Philly high school basketball star who has spent his entire adult life in Sweden.
His easiest assignment: Covering John Chaney for ten years. That was stealing money.
1. Missouri-Oklahoma tonight in the Big Twelve title game. It makes perfect sense in this particular college football season that Missouri is ranked...
The Heisman race is nearing the finish line, with only a few scenarios worth discussing. Here is how staff writer Mike Jensen handicaps the field: