1. Without Intervention, College Football's Transfer Process Will Remain the Same

    When it comes to the battle between student-athletes and the NCAA, just about every argument comes back to money...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 1,598 reads 5 comments

  2. The Way It Was Proposed, College Football's 10-Second Rule Never Stood a Chance

    In the end, the NCAA's attempt to slow down hurry-up, no-huddle offenses died an ironic death. Namely because it never got the support it needed fast enough...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 11,181 reads 70 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football: Did Irish Over-Schedule for 2014 Season?

    Notre Dame isn't known as the most popular team in college football, but fans of all color combinations should laud the Irish for their 2014 schedule...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 21,531 reads 92 comments

  4. How Badly Does Corey Crawford's Suspension Hurt Clemson's Chances vs. Georgia?

    Officially, as of March 5, there are 176 days until the 2014 college football season begins. However, players are already being suspended for season openers, meaning it can't be that far off...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 3,304 reads 4 comments

  5. South Carolina Is Early SEC East Favorite in 2014, a Testament to Steve Spurrier

    When you've won 11 games in three consecutive seasons and defeated Clemson in five straight years, what is there left to accomplish at South Carolina? Win the program's first SEC ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 10,143 reads 113 comments

  6. Urban Meyer's Health Shouldn't Be Spring Distraction for Ohio State

    The last time Ohio State coach Urban Meyer had a health issue, it eventually resulted, at least in part, in his resignation at Florida. Barring a stunning turn of events, don't expect the same this time around with the Buckeyes...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 5,171 reads 23 comments

  7. Michigan Fans Shouldn't Be Worried if QB Competition Goes into the Fall

    When Michigan coach Brady Hoke hired Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to the same position last month, it could have been viewed as a lateral move. It also could have been viewed as a high-risk/high-reward move...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 5,120 reads 30 comments

  8. How College Football Should Settle the Debate over Defensive Sub Rule

    The NCAA's controversial proposal to change defensive substitutions is an example of what happens when you take birdshot to target practice. Officially, college football will settle the debate over the proposal this Thursday, Mar...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 9,094 reads 97 comments

  9. Oklahoma Football: 2014 Spring Checklist for the Sooners

    No Big 12 team benefited more from its bowl game than Oklahoma. Thanks to a 45-31 win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, the Sooners should be the preseason favorite to win the conference next season...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 3,504 reads 5 comments

  10. If Spring Test Is a Success, Texas Stands to Make Big Money with Alcohol Sales

    This spring, Texas is going to get its game on and its drink on. Following an initial report from Chip Brown of Orangebloods .com , Texas confirmed that alcohol sales will begin on Friday during the school's softball doubleheader...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 6,112 reads 32 comments

  11. Power Ranking Top Big 12 WRs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    The pre-spring power rankings roll on. This time, it's all about the best pass-catchers in the Big 12. Despite the general inexperience at quarterback last season, three receivers topped 1,200 yards...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 2,818 reads 7 comments

  12. West Virginia's Fast Start to 2015 Recruiting Class Just What Holgorsen Needs

    Every victory counts for West Virginia, a program that hasn't done a lot of winning lately. And right now, the Mountaineers are winning on the recruiting trail. According to 247Sports rankings , West Virginia has the No...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 4,412 reads 6 comments

  13. Latest NCAA Documents Show More Futility in Amateurism Argument

    As the veil of amateurism is peeled further back, it's more and more evident that the status quo's days in big-time college athletics are numbered. Electronic Arts and Collegiate Licensing Co...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 6,988 reads 47 comments

  14. Big 12 Football: Power Ranking Best Defensive Players Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    To say what the controversial defensive substitution rule can't on its own: How about some love for the defense? Though the Big 12 has been known for potent offenses, it was defense that had a big year in 2013...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 2,825 reads 3 comments

  15. Oklahoma Football: Where QB Trevor Knight Must Improve This Offseason

    As improbable as it may seem, Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight isn't perfect. And don't let Alabama's defense try to convince you otherwise, either. Yes, Knight was impressive in the Sooners' 45-31 Sugar Bowl victory over the Tide...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 3,365 reads 2 comments

  16. Big 12 Football: Standout Stars from the NFL Combine

    The Underwear Olympics, better-known in layman's terms as the NFL combine, is over. With the exception of individual pro days, all anyone can do is wait until the NFL draft in May...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 2,083 reads 0 comments

  17. Power Ranking Top 5 Big 12 RBs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    The Big 12 was home to some of the best running backs in college football last season. Lache Seastrunk (Baylor), Charles Sims (West Virginia) and Brennan Clay (Oklahoma) highlighted a special group...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 1,638 reads 4 comments

  18. Texas Football: Do Longhorns Really Need Max Wittek?

    Former USC quarterback Max Wittek hasn't decided where he'll transfer, but early signs indicate Texas is a distinct possibility. Bruce Feldman of CBSSports ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 10,848 reads 20 comments

  19. Casey Pachall's Criticism of TCU Football Doesn't Fully Add Up

    It can be easy to point out what has gone wrong when times are tough, and times have definitely been tough for TCU football...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 7,920 reads 9 comments

  20. Power Ranking Big 12 QBs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    Spring practice in the Big 12 is right around the corner. That means it's time to asses where each program stands heading into the next couple of months...

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  21. If Texas' Junior Day a Sign of Things to Come, Charlie Strong Will Be Just Fine

    Even on national signing day earlier this month, Texas' new coaching staff knew it had to look ahead. “Next year, 2015, we’re coming and we’re coming to get ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 9,671 reads 14 comments

  22. Tom Bradley a Great Hire for West Virginia, but Tony Gibson Will Run the Defense

    Former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley was too good to stay out of coaching. Following a two-year absence, the long-time Nittany Lions assistant is back in the game...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 5,118 reads 5 comments

  23. Big 12 Q&A: Bret Bielema vs. Texas Tech; Expectations for Texas, West Virginia

    The long, grueling offseason is in full swing. I'll do my best to make it go by quicker through the healing power of Q&A...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 7,157 reads 19 comments

  24. If CAPA Needs Another Spokesperson, Texas QB David Ash Is Right Man for the Job

    The intricate battle between student-athletes and universities over the right to unionize and collectively bargain will be a long one...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 5,239 reads 8 comments

  25. If Passed, How Would Defensive Substitution Rule Impact Big 12 Football?

    The unpopularity of last year's targeting rule seemed hard to top. But somehow the NCAA found a way to do it with last week's controversial defensive substitution proposal , drawn up by the Football Rules Committee...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 2,157 reads 11 comments