Bleacher Report Articles: Speeding up the process

Over the past few weeks I have enjoyed the majority of the articles at B/R Bleacher Report College Football with one exception: waiting for pages to load seems to become a major hassle. But I figured a way around that issue that may not have occurred to you, so here’s how I solved the problem.

  • Open a Notepad new file.
  • Do a “Select All” and “Copy” of the “first page” of the article
  • “Paste” it into Notepad
  • Strip away the parts you aren’t interested in
  • You lose the pictures, but the reading is much faster

Do you know of an even simpler solution to reading there?

As a case in point – and to keep this thread from joining the growing list of my “0 Replies” things – here’s how I have decided that

The Best Coach in the History of Every College Football Team
By Alex Callos(Featured Columnist) on May 23, 2012

Might be worth further reading.

Applying the OP trick, I find:

Air Force: Fisher DeBerry
Akron: Gordon K. Larson
Alabama: Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant
Arizona: Pop McKale
Arizona State: Frank Kush
Arkansas: Frank Broyles
Arkansas State: Bennie Ellender
Army: Earl Blaik
Auburn: Ralph Jordan
Ball State: Dave McClain
Baylor: Grant Teaff
Boise State: Chris Petersen
Boston College: Joe Yukica
Bowling Green: Doyt Perry
Buffalo: Dick Offenhamer
BYU: LaVell Edwards
California: Andy Smith
Central Michigan: Bill Kelly
Cincinnati: Sid Gillman
Clemson: Danny Ford
Colorado: Fred Folsom
Colorado State: Sonny Lubick
Connecticut: Randy Edsall
Duke: Wallace Wade
East Carolina: Pat Dye
Eastern Michigan: Elton Rynearson
Florida: Steve Spurrier
Florida Atlantic: Howard Schnellenberger
Florida International: Mario Cristobal
Florida State: Bobby Bowden
Fresno State: Jimmy Bradshaw
Georgia: Vince Dooley
Georgia Tech: Bobby Dodd
Georgia State: Bill Curry
Hawai’i: June Jones
Houston: Bill Yeoman
Idaho: John L. Smith
Illinois: Bob Zuppke
Indiana: Bo McMillin
Iowa: Hayden Fry
Iowa State: Clyde Williams
Kansas: A.R. Kennedy
Kansas State: Billy Snyder
Kent State: Trevor Rees
Kentucky: Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant
Louisiana Tech: Joe Aillet
Louisiana-Lafayette: Mark Hudspeth
Louisiana-Monroe: Pat Collins
Louisville: Bobby Petrino
LSU: Les Miles
Marshall: Bob Pruett
Maryland: Jim Tatum
Massachusetts: Don Brown
Memphis: Billy J. Murphy
Miami (Fl.): Dennis Erickson
Miami (Oh.): Ara Parseghian
Michigan: Fielding H. Yost
Michigan State: Clarence Munn
Middle Tennesse: Charles M. Murphy
Minnesota: Henry L. Williams
Mississippi: Johnny Vaught
Mississippi State: Allyn McKeen
Missouri: Dan Devine
Navy: Eddie Erdelatz
Nebraska: Tom Osborne
Nevada: Chris Ault
New Mexico: Bill Weeks
New Mexico State: Warren Woodson
North Carolina: Dick Crum
North Carolina State: Dick Sheridan
North Texas: Odus Mitchell
Northern Illinois: George Evans
Northwestern: Richard Hanley
Notre Dame: Knute Rockne
Ohio: Don Peden
Ohio State: Woody Hayes
Oklahoma: Barry Switzer
Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy
Oregon: Chip Kelly
Oregon State: Tommy Prothro
Penn State: Joe Paterno
Pittsburgh: Jock Sutherland
Purdue: Noble Kizer
Rice: Phillip Arbuckle
Rutgers: Frank R. Burns
San Diego State: Don Coryell
San Jose State: Dudley DeGroot
SMU: Bobby Collins
South Alabama: Joey Jones
South Carolina: Steve Spurrier
South Florida: Jim Leavitt
Southern Mississippi: Thad Vann
Stanford: Pop Warner
Syracuse: Ben Schwartzwalder
TCU: Gary Patterson
Temple: Pop Warner
Tennessee: Robert Neyland
Texas: Darrell Royal
Texas A&M: R.C. Slocum
Texas State: Jim Wacker
Texas Tech: Pete Cawthon
Toledo: Frank Lanterbur
Troy: Larry Blakeney
Tulane: Tommy Bowden
Tulsa: Henry Frnka
UAB: Jim Hilyer
UCF: Gene McDowell
UCLA: Terry Donahue
UNLV: Ron Meyer
USC: John McKay
Utah: Ike Armstrong
Utah State: Dick Romney
UTEP: Mack Saxon
UTSA: Larry Coker
Vanderbilt: Dan McGugin
Virginia: George Welsh
Virginia Tech: Frank Beamer
Wake Forest: D.C. Walker
Washington: Don James
Washington State: O.E. Hollingbery
West Virginia: Rich Rodriguez
Western Kentucky: Jack Harbaugh
Western Michigan: Al Molde
Wisconsin: Barry Alvarez
Wyoming: Bowden Wyatt

Some of those names I might argue with, but many of them I had never heard of.

This way, I spent a few minutes to decide that maybe paging through them one by one might be a rewarding expenditure of my time. Maybe not, but at least I now have a clue.