1. Buyer's Remorse: Ten Coaches Notre Dame Would Trade Brian Kelly for Today

    In the end, Brian Kelly may be the best long-term solution for Notre Dame. But that shouldn't keep anyone from speculating what Notre Dame would look like right now if the Irish had gone in another direction...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 8,001 reads 81 comments

  2. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Tim Brewster Is So Done at Minnesota

    It seems nowadays, winning games isn't enough to get you off the hot seat.There are still fans and experts who think Colorado's Dan Hawkins, Illinois' Ron Zook and even Michigan's Rich Rodriguez are still on the coaching hot seat...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 2,165 reads 6 comments

  3. West Virginia-LSU: What To Make of the Mountaineers Loss

    Did West Virginia help its national image with a close 20-14 loss at LSU Saturday night? Maybe. But a closer look at the performance just reaffirms what many WVU fans believe, but don't ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 1,763 reads 31 comments

  4. First Quarter Report Card: College Football's 25 Best Heading Into Week 4

    Evaluating the best players just three weeks into the season is akin to applying to Harvard after your child makes straight As in first grade.But it's college football and we love to evaluate players and teams every week...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,688 reads 40 comments

  5. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Is Richt Running Out of Time at Georgia?

    It's interesting how just three weeks into the season some of the names that many thought would be on the Hot Seat all season have found a way to get off of it (even if it's temporary)...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 1,642 reads 13 comments

  6. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Frank Beamer, Tim Brewster Make Week 3 Cut

    It takes much more than a bad week to make the Hot Seat Rankings, but just because you win doesn't mean you won't be added...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 3,308 reads 37 comments

  7. Ohio State-Miami QB Comparison: Jacory Harris vs. Terrelle Pryor

    Leading up to Saturday's match up between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 17 Miami, there was a lot of talk about the similarities between the opposing quarterbacks: Terrelle Pryor and Jacory Harris...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 1,515 reads 15 comments

  8. Ohio State's Performance vs. Miami What Buckeyes Needed for Championship Hopes

    It wasn’t a dominating performance, but second-ranked Ohio State did what it needed to do to remain in the BCS Championship hunt. Miami? The No. 12 Hurricanes must focus on winning the ACC to get into a BCS bowl...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 393 reads 6 comments

  9. Ohio State Vs. Miami Football: Live Action from the Game

    Coming at you live from The Horseshoe in Columbus, Ohio, this is Tom Perry, National College Football Writer for Bleacher Report. The stadium is already more than half full and the fans are ready for this game to get started...

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  10. College Football Hot Seat: Year Three of Rick Neuheisel Off To Bad Start

    It's just one week, but the Hot Seat Rankings have been shuffled a bit, and include a number of new faces following some unexpected results.For some coaches, it will take more than one opening-season victory to move off the hot seat...

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  11. College Football Weekend Highlights Through Video

    Writing about the great moments of Week 1 is fun, but what makes it even better is watching video from some of the best plays...

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  12. Saturday Observations: 10 Eye-Opening Story Lines

    After a day of watching games (and seeing a little from some big upsets), I was all ready to share my observations from Sept. 4...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 1,912 reads 11 comments

  13. Middle Tennessee State: Home of the Coolest Ideas

    One thing is clear about Middle Tennessee State: those folks know how to market the hell out of their football program. If you haven't seen the latest from the Blue Raiders then check this out...

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  14. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Is Dan Hawkins' Run at Colorado Up?

    It would be almost unheard of for a coach (even one on the hot seat) to get fired after the first game of the season. But an unexpected loss or shocking victory could set the tone for the future of many coaches...

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  15. College Football's Top 25 Defensive Players For 2010

    One of my favorite football quotes of all time is "Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships."Ask Nick Saban what was the key to Alabama winning the 2009 BCS Championship and I'm pretty sure he'll focus on the play of his defense...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 10,389 reads 10 comments

  16. AP Poll: From Back of the Pack to BCS Title Game

    Following a quick evaluation of the Associated Press' Top 25, which was announced today, there don't appear to be any real surprises.Alabama's on top, followed by Ohio State, Boise State, Florida, and Texas...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 2,313 reads 29 comments

  17. Perfect Road Trip: Four Months of College Football

    It was just a conversation one Saturday afternoon with my father when I was 12. As we watched a college football game that day he turned to me and said, “How many people do you ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 1,008 reads 7 comments

  18. College Football Predictions: Power Ranking West Virginia's 2010 Schedule

    With West Virginia football making news for all of the wrong reasons lately, it's time to put the focus back on the field and look at the upcoming season...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 2,779 reads 5 comments

  19. College Football Predictions: 10 Games Likely To Get Coaches Fired

    Every season begins with a dozen or so coaches on the hot seat because of recent on-the-field shortcomings. Coaches like Colorado's Dan Hawkins seem like they've been on this list forever...

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  20. West Virginia: Opportunity Knocks for WVU AD Oliver Luck

    Oliver Luck, West Virginia's newbie of an Athletic Director, was handed a golden opportunity by the NCAA today. As fans dissect WVU's misdeeds alleged by the NCAA, Luck could send a swift and important message to everyone—fire Bill Stewart now...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 3,061 reads 14 comments

  21. 2010 College Football Predictions: Why BCS Champion Won't Be Undefeated

    Unblemished. Flawless. Perfect. Any of those can be used to describe Alabama’s 2009 football season. The Crimson Tide enjoyed a 14-0 record en-route to winning the BCS Championship...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 2,835 reads 38 comments

  22. College Football Predictions: 10 Can’t Miss Guarantees for 2010

    With kickoff to the season countdowns on almost every college football website out there, clearly it’s time to start thinking about the possibilities of another season...

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  23. Getting Creative: Vanderbilt's Promotion Idea Deserves Props

    Robbie Caldwell has been a busy man since taking over as Vanderbilt’s football coach, but do you think he even knows Judy Orr, Donna Smith, Mike Smeltzer, John Russell, Daniel Dubois or Jenny Mandeville? I doubt it...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 4,442 reads 8 comments

  24. Ranking College Football's Top 50 Teams with Schedule Posters

    The idea seemed like a lot of fun: contact the media relations offices of all 120 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision teams and ask them for their 2010 poster...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 56,298 reads 93 comments

  25. College Football Predictions: The Nation's Strongest Position Groups

    It seems every pundit and preseason magazine takes a stab at predicting the best offensive and defensive units. Sometimes it’s easy because an entire group is back, and usually includes an All-American or two and a few all-conference players...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about over 4 years ago 2,679 reads 29 comments