TODD HELMICK Owner & Operator
Location: Baltimore, MD
Todd Helmick

Todd Helmick is a 1989 graduate of Florida State University. He played football at FSU under Head Coach Bobby Bowden from 1986-88 (yes, that was the Deion era). His segment coach was Chuck Amato. "I was lucky enough to be at FSU when the great run got started while learning from big names in the coaching business such as Amato, Mickey Andrews, Brad Scott, Skip Holtz, and Mark Richt. I think I drove them absolutely nuts with question after question."

Born on June 6, 1967 - Cumberland, MD
A captain for his high school football team (Fort Hill H.S.)...helped lead the team into the Maryland State Playoffs before being defeated in the semifinals. Todd resided in Pittsburgh, PA for three years while working for the Pittsburgh Pirates Administration. "The baseball strike of 1994 was my last straw." Moved south towards the College Park/Baltimore area and currently resides in Baltimore. was founded in 1999.


Site Owner Todd Helmick maintains an Official Heisman Vote and is one of only 870 media members across the nation to obtain such an honor. His Heisman Invitation List is updated every week starting in early October.

The Top 25 Preseason Poll and Preseason All-American List has been recognized and/or utilized by several major College Football outlets, including the ACC Official Site, the Mountain West Official Site, and numerous participating Division I-A institutions.
Links to official university websites using
2008 Official University Website Recognition

Site Owner Todd Helmick appears weekly on over 12 different stations through out the country, including award winning talk shows through out the Southeast: The Paul Finebaum Show and the George Lapides Show. Other stations Todd regularly appears on:

WNST Baltimore Sports Talk - 1570 AM
The Zone 790 - Atlanta, GA
KCSP 610 AM with Roger Twibell - Kansas City, MO
Sports Radio 540 - Clarksville, TN
WHOO ESPN 1080 - Orlando, FL
WKJK 1080, The Sports Forum - Louisville, KY
WTBC 1230 - Tuscaloosa, AL
WPTF Radio - Raleigh, NC
The Eagle 93.9 FM SportsCall - Auburn, AL
ESPN 840 AM - Charlottesville, VA
WTKA 1050 AM - Ann Arbor, MI
WJOX 690 AM - Birmingham, AL
WLNI 105.9 FM - Lynchburg, VA
Iowa Radio Network
WHAS Clear Channel Radio - Louisville, KY
KWBG AM 1590 - Boone, IA
ESPN AM 1430 The Sports Addict Radio Network - Blacksburg, VA
Fox Sports Radio 810 AM - Virginia
WDWS Sportsnight - Champaign, IL
ESPN 1400 AM - Decatur/Huntsville, AL
Clear Channel Radio - Lima, OH
92.7 The Ticket - East Lansing, MI
WHBQ 560 AM with George Lapides - Memphis, TN
Paul Finebaum Radio Network -

Todd has written numerous college football columns for newspapers through out the east and west coast. His weekly articles during the fall can be found at his hometown newspaper - The Cumberland Times-News. has utilized the 2003 Preseason Strength of Schedule as part of an unofficial version of Preseason BCS Rankings. The Preseason BCS Calculations were formed using the average team rankings between the preseason Coaches Poll and the major preview magazines along with the 2003 schedule strength ratings from

Sports Illustrated has recognized as the best location for locating every major College Football Preseason Top 25 poll. The National Champs Preseason (NCS) System is an average of every major Top 25 poll and is updated daily during the off-season.

Annually, the Preview is an influential source for many AP voters, writers, and other esteemed personnel in the field. Our breakdowns are utilized by many of the AP writers and voters during the spring and summer months.

The site’s All-Time Database uniquely provides a depth of College Football information and history most other sites and/or media web-outlets ignore.

The site’s College Football TV Listings (every game, time and channel) has been called a "must print" guide for the serious college football couch potato by the Atlanta Constitution Journal.

We are a proud member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America).


The old tomahawk came directly off my FSU helmet. I managed to save it in a scrapbook all these years until I could finally scan it in.