1. Every First-Year College Football Coach's Biggest 2015 Offseason Question Mark

    With the summer offseason in full swing, how are first-year coaches adapting to their new jobs? What questions do they still have to answer? Chances are, there are a lot of things that still have to be tied up...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 8 hours ago 9,319 reads 23 comments

  2. B/R 5th Down: Players Post Insane Catches, More Urban Meyer Photobombs

    Editor's Note: The Fifth Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 hours ago 3,880 reads 7 comments

  3. 2015 College Football QBs We Would Want with Game on the Line

    Quick: Your favorite team is down with two minutes remaining and is backed up inside its own 20-yard line. You have the choice of any quarterback in college football to drive down the field and get the win...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 4 days ago 23,764 reads 95 comments

  4. What Are QB Kenny Hill's Chances of Starting at TCU in 2016?

    Has TCU found its successor to Trevone Boykin ? Former Texas A&M starting quarterback Kenny Hill certainly hopes so...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 days ago 10,369 reads 25 comments

  5. Alabama Football: Why QB Is Not Tide's Most Important Position for 2015

    Alabama's quarterback battle remains one of the most talked about storylines of the college football offseason...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 days ago 12,596 reads 57 comments

  6. Current Backup QBs College Football Fanbases Can't Wait to See Start

    You know how the old saying goes: The most popular player on the team is the backup quarterback. Of course, if the backup were better than the starter, he'd be playing. That doesn't stop fans from wanting to see what the next guy can do, however...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 days ago 19,552 reads 118 comments

  7. 25 Greatest Games in History of College Football

    Here's a reminder, as if you needed one: College football is unpredictable. That makes this sport, however bass-ackwards it may be at times with the way it's operated, so much fun...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 days ago 63,859 reads 377 comments

  8. How Mike Riley Plans to Get Nebraska Back to the Promised Land

    Nebraska is a college football riddle: What do you do when nine wins a season isn't good enough? Most places, after all, would love to have that problem...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 days ago 7,069 reads 24 comments

  9. ACC Football: Updated QB Rankings After Everett Golson's Transfer to FSU

    In the end, the one-day delay in Everett Golson 's transfer announcement only prolonged the inevitable...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 days ago 17,066 reads 70 comments

  10. College Football's Top Defensive Backfields for 2015 Season

    The secondary is the last line of defense in football, which usually means when things go wrong, it gets the blame—fair or not. And because football (and officiating) is so geared toward offense now, life can be tough in the defensive backfield...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 days ago 45,557 reads 229 comments

  11. B/R 5th Down: Harbaugh's Deflategate Joke, Recruits' Sick Juke Moves and More

    Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 9 days ago 29,472 reads 9 comments

  12. College Football's 25 All-Time Best Rivalry Games

    There are somethings in this world that just need to happen. Jim and Pam needed to get together on The Office ; The Joker needed Batman. Alabama needs Auburn, and vice versa...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 days ago 72,519 reads 627 comments

  13. Ten 2015 College Football Games Perfect for Prime-Time TV

    We're at the halfway point of the college football offseason. Don't worry: It only gets better from here. Still, with nearly four months before the first game, we're left thinking about what we miss most: night games...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 13 days ago 9,046 reads 40 comments

  14. 10 Summer Events to Help College Football Fans Through the Offseason

    College football's hot, long offseason summer months are here. Spring practices are in the books, and it's the time of year when no news is good news...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 13 days ago 16,005 reads 16 comments

  15. Top Incoming Freshmen with the Best Chance to Start in Week 1

    Throughout spring practices, we've heard about early enrollee freshmen making an impact: UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen , Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson and Florida State safety Derwin James, just to name a few...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 14 days ago 38,050 reads 53 comments

  16. Which Program Would Give Everett Golson Best Chance to Improve on NFL Skill Set?

    Former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has one year of eligibility left to show he's an NFL quarterback. If he wants NFL training, his best option is to go to college football's current NFL factory...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 6,012 reads 25 comments

  17. Top 10 College Football Pass-Rushing Duos for 2015 Season

    Look, nightmares are common for everybody. Someone who's much smarter than all of us is probably examining their meaning right about now too—you know, how they reflect things in our lives and stuff...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 44,739 reads 137 comments

  18. Minor NCAA Violations Won't Impact Jim Harbaugh's Momentum at Michigan

    Just five months into the job, first-year Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are the subjects of an NCAA issue. OK, so it's not that dramatic. It's a minor issue. Blame it on the summertime news cycle...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 19,264 reads 126 comments

  19. College Football Teams with the Toughest Nonconference Schedules

    Look, cupcakes are delicious. Don't ever let anyone shame you into not eating one or 10 in a single sitting. But cupcakes in college football? Those are flat-out offensive. (Okay, not really, but it's the offseason and we need fire for sports takes...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 38,998 reads 199 comments

  20. B/R 5th Down: Cardale Jones Taking over Social Media, the Biggest Hit Ever

    Editor's Note: The Fifth Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 10,543 reads 13 comments

  21. Rhode Island Football Egg Crack Challenge for Diabetic Fan Makes Lasting Impact

    In the middle of a practice huddle with the Rhode Island Rams football team, 11-year-old Matt Tokarski counted off. "One! Two! Three!" The huddle broke. It was one of the best days of Matt's life...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 19 days ago 2,482 reads 2 comments

  22. Big 12 Football Making Life Harder Than It Needs to Be with New Tie-Breaker Rule

    The Big 12 has finally clarified its championship conundrum that caused so many headaches last December. Well, sort of—not without bringing about more questions and tripping over its own feet...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 19 days ago 11,779 reads 120 comments

  23. Texas Football: Charlie Strong Will Make Longhorns Relevant on Draft Day Again

    Ever so slightly, Texas football's presence in the NFL draft is returning. Second-year head coach Charlie Strong is the reason why, and he can make the Longhorns relevant on draft day once again...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 20 days ago 10,208 reads 18 comments

  24. What to Expect from Every New College Football Coach in 2015

    New Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been under an intense spotlight since joining his alma mater this season...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 20 days ago 15,165 reads 29 comments

  25. 2015 All-Spring Game College Football Team

    Spring games are officially over. Let's take a guess: Every head coach was happy with spring ball, but felt there was plenty of room to improve...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 21 days ago 20,714 reads 47 comments