1. 10 Most Likely BCS Championship Matchups in 2014

    It probably didn't take Nick Saban long to start thinking about a third consecutive BCS Championship . If Alabama does pull off the legacy-defining accomplishment, the Crimson Tide will also claim the final BCS crown...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 1 year ago 13,816 reads 77 comments

  2. West Virginia Football: Power Ranking the Mountaineers' 2012 Schedule

    It's no secret that West Virginia has considered itself a major player in college football for the better part of the past two decades...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 2 years ago 3,052 reads 5 comments

  3. College Football 2012: Odds for All of the Top 25 to Win the BCS Championship

    If you have an extra $1,000 to bet on a prop bet it would make sense to pick an SEC team to win the BCS National Championship...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 10,853 reads 17 comments

  4. 25 College Football Teams That Need a Stadium Makeover

    Part of the allure and charm of football at Notre Dame is the aura of the stadium. Is it perfect? Not at all...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 7,961 reads 12 comments

  5. 25 College Football Players Facing the Most Scrutiny Next Season

    Matt Barkley should be applauded for returning for his final season at USC, and taking a shot at building on his legacy...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 16,579 reads 45 comments

  6. 10 College Football Players More Likely to Win a Heisman Than a BCS Title

    Michigan improved greatly in Brady Hoke's first season, and it would only be natural for the UM fans to think 2012 could be their year. The odds of winning a BCS National Championship are OK, but not outstanding...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 7,420 reads 32 comments

  7. Grading the First Recruiting Class for Every New Head Coach

    You hear it every time a new coach takes over after the season ends. They are either trying to save a recruiting class or they have a tough job of trying to pull in some good players with about a month to do it...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 4,637 reads 2 comments

  8. College Football's 15 Best Current Coaching Rivalries

    On the whole, college football coaches get along because they understand each other better than anyone else. But there are a few relationships that were fractured on the recruiting trail or because of past dealings...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 246 reads 73 comments

  9. College Football: The 25 Most Influential People

    SEC commissioner Mike Slive is a shrewd businessman, but he's not alone. College football is loaded with individuals who wield a lot of power and they aren't afraid to use it when they need to...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 5,506 reads 8 comments

  10. National Signing Day: The 50 Best Campuses in College Football

    Big-time prep stars are catered to when they make their official visits to campuses across the nation. But do they really look at what makes a campus great? Sure, a great game-day ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 37,120 reads 40 comments

  11. Why Joe Paterno's Shoes Can Never Be Filled at Penn State

    Ray Perkins can relate to what Penn State's Bill O'Brien is going through. Not too long after Perkins took over as Alabama's head coach in 1983, legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant died...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 1,737 reads 31 comments

  12. Ranking the 20 Best ACC Matchups in 2012

    For about five years now I have defended the ACC. I've told family and friends that an ACC team was going to step up and become a serious national contender. Clearly I have been wrong...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 1,936 reads 5 comments

  13. Five Teams That Could Bring a 7th Straight BCS Title to the SEC

    Until a team from another conference really challenges the SEC in the BCS National Championship, you have to wonder which Southeastern Conference team will win it all in 2012...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 6,932 reads 28 comments

  14. 10 College Football Coaches Facing Make-or-Break Seasons

    Boston College's Frank Spaziani needs a win more than he needs a hug. And he's not alone. Even before national signing day and spring practice, there are at least 10 coaches who need a big 2012 to save their current jobs...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 4,706 reads 2 comments

  15. 25 Stars Whose NFL Draft Stock Skyrocketed After Incredible Bowl Performance

    If you had never heard of Terrance Ganaway before the Valero Alamo Bowl, I'll bet you do now. That's of course if you stayed up late into the night to watch him. A great bowl performance can make any player gain more name recognition...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 4,498 reads 3 comments

  16. Final Report Card for Every Single College Football Bowl Team

    Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon has plenty of reasons to be smiling. Blackmon and his Cowboys enjoyed the greatest season in school history and won the Fiesta Bowl. But one mishap at Iowa State cost the Cowboys a shot at the big time...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 9,027 reads 24 comments

  17. Who Got Screwed in the AP Postseason Top 25?

    There are programs who would just love to crack the final Associated Press rankings. Then there are those who only care if they are in the Top 10, and another elite group who feel the season isn't a success unless they are a Top-5 team...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 8,543 reads 23 comments

  18. WVU Football: 5 Players Who Must Step Up in 2012

    West Virginia will face a number of "what ifs" between now and the start of 2012. The biggest at this point is what conference will the Mountaineers be playing in when the season kicks off in September...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 3,332 reads 4 comments

  19. West Virginia in the 2012 Orange Bowl: My Favorite Mountaineers Bowl Memory

    I actually remember watching quarterback Oliver Luck lead West Virginia to a shocking upset of Florida in the 1981 Peach Bowl ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 1,831 reads 6 comments

  20. College Football's 50 Players with the Biggest Shoes to Fill

    Andrew Luck didn't win the Heisman Trophy, and he never led Stanford to a Pac-12 (or Pac-10) championship. Still, the future No. 1 NFL draft pick leaves some pretty big shoes to fill after leading the Cardinal to back-to-back BCS bowls...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 157 reads 16 comments

  21. West Virginia in the 2012 Discover Orange Bowl: 5 Players You Need to Know

    Clearly the national perception is that West Virginia and the Big East don't deserve a spot in the Discover Orange Bowl. But when it comes to BCS bowl games, West Virginia has a knack for making its critics think twice...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 2,052 reads 2 comments

  22. 2011 Chick-Fil-a Bowl: Don't Overlook Auburn as an SEC Contender Next Year

    It would be easy to assume that Alabama and LSU will be the top two programs in the SEC West in 2012. The top-ranked teams in the nation will slug it out in the BCS national championship, ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 6,437 reads 72 comments

  23. 2011 Liberty Bowl: Cincinnati's Win over Vanderbilt Does Not Make Bearcats Elite

    After the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Cincinnati coach Butch Jones used the word “elite” when talking about the Bearcats. Cincinnati did finish the season 10-3 and shared the Big East championship with West Virginia and Louisville...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 1,885 reads 11 comments

  24. 2011 Champs Sports Bowl: FSU Snatches a Win Away from Notre Dame

    Just when I was starting to believe in Notre Dame, the Irish quarterbacks imploded. For a half, it looked like we were finally seeing the resurgence of Notre Dame football...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 2,554 reads 26 comments

  25. Orange Bowl 2012: Everything You Need to Know About West Virginia vs. Clemson

    While the Orange Bowl has a matchup of two three-loss teams, it is also an early look at two teams who could be serious national contenders in 2012...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 2 years ago 4,217 reads 3 comments