1. If College Football Were Paying Players, How Many Programs Could Afford It?

    Though many folks get caught up in the argument of whether or not college football players should be paid, what may need to precede this decision is a discussion of which programs could afford to actually pay athletes...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 10,192 reads 12 comments

  2. An Open Letter to Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin: Please Ban Aggies from Twitter

    Dear Coach Sumlin , First of all, on behalf of Aggie fans everywhere, thanks for the 2012 season...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 12,048 reads 51 comments

  3. Do College Football Teams Really 'Take on the Identity' of the Head Coach?

    Though it would be impossible to apply an actual mathematical formula to weight its impact against other key elements, it’s absolutely true that hiring the right head coach is a fundamental cog in building a winning college football program...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 2,839 reads 9 comments

  4. Johnny Manziel Should Already Be a Millionaire, but the NCAA Is Holding Him Back

    Though it’s pretty easy to see that Texas A&M star QB Johnny Manziel is literally “living the dream,” what if in reality he’s just another young athlete ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 5,952 reads 53 comments

  5. What If Steve Spurrier and South Carolina Start 0-2 in 2013?

    For any college football team, regardless of its ultimate aims in a given season, starting a campaign 0-2 is absolutely a “worst case scenario...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 6,164 reads 60 comments

  6. 9 Reasons Why the Texas Longhorns Will Win the Big 12 in 2013

    Really, it’s amazing that just three years removed from playing in the BCS title game that it would be somewhat of a brazen prediction to proclaim, “The Longhorns will ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 3,856 reads 24 comments

  7. Head-to-Head Comparison of Alabama and Ohio State

    With Alabama and Ohio State grabbing the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in a slew of post-spring preseason polls, it’s a great time to stack the two programs up against one another. Indeed, Athlon Sports , ESPN...

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  8. Constructive Suggestions for College Football's Controversial Transfer Policies

    With the sudden wave of college QBs transferring from one program to another, it’s a good time to review the transfer policies that dictate player movement between schools and then suggest much-needed improvements...

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  9. A Questionable Call That Ended a Dynasty: Miami vs. Ohio State, 2003 Fiesta Bowl

    The controversial interference ruling that took the 2002-03 BCS title game into a second overtime period not only changed which team’s name went on the championship trophy, ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 11,593 reads 24 comments

  10. Picking New Nicknames for College Football's 8 Top Stars

    One of the great sidebars in sports is nicknames, and when you start talking college football and monikers, something magical is bound to happen...

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  11. Are Neutral-Site College Football Regular-Season Games Sacrilegious?

    As TV contracts have become more lucrative in college football, the concept of the neutrally sited regular-season game has become more popular, a phenomenon that naturally leads us to question its place in the sport...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 1,530 reads 7 comments

  12. Bowl Busted: How ACC Teams Are Being Set Up by the Relationship with Notre Dame

    Even though much is being made this week of Notre Dame’s perilous non-BCS bowl situation coming into the 2013 season, after next year the Irish may well screw full-fledged ACC football members out of their rightful bowl bids...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 1,397 reads 3 comments

  13. The Evolution of Football Equipment

    When watching football, it’s easy to take for granted that the equipment utilized by the participants is the same as it has always been, standing ready to protect the players from the tough physical demands of the game...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 28,099 reads 3 comments

  14. 16 Shows We Want to See on the SEC Network

    With the SEC and ESPN announcing a 20-year partnership earlier this month sealing the deal on the new SEC Network, it’s time to start thinking about ideas for programming...

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  15. Why We Won't Be Surprised If Arizona State Plays in a Rose Bowl by 2017

    Even though it’s been 16 long years since the Arizona State Sun Devils traveled west to represent the Pac -10 (now the Pac -12) in the Rose Bowl, don’t be surprised ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 3,055 reads 0 comments

  16. Comparing College Football Coaches to Characters on the Office

    With NBC’s long-running series The Office wrapping up for good on May 16, it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the landmark show by linking it to the pioneering sport of college football...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 3,008 reads 6 comments

  17. Breaking Down the 5 Biggest Differences Between Coaching in College and the NFL

    Lurking behind the storyline of how Oregon will fare without Chip Kelly in 2013 is how Kelly will fare as the next super-successful collegiate coach to test the waters in the NFL...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 2,624 reads 1 comments

  18. Why We Would Never Be a College Football Head Coach

    Have you ever asked yourself what you would do if your phone rang and the AD of your favorite college football squad was on the other end of the line calling to ask you to take over ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 4,509 reads 3 comments

  19. How Alabama Can Earn the Title Best Dynasty in College Football History in 2013

    Though the answer to the question posed in the title above may seem as simple as “win another national title,” actually crowning Alabama as the dynasty of all dynasties ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 7,712 reads 105 comments

  20. Comparing Top College Football Coaches to Disney Characters

    When you think of the wide range of characters involved in the FBS ranks of college football frankly it’s difficult to try and find suitable parallels in the entertainment world...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 11,348 reads 13 comments

  21. Why Florida's Defense Is Made to Stop Johnny Manziel

    While it’s crystal clear that nobody is going to be shocked by Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel in 2013, it’s still a huge question mark as to which defenses will ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 4,928 reads 26 comments

  22. Every AP Top 25 Team's Biggest Draft Busts of All Time

    Though the rallying cry in life is often, “Buy Low, Sell High!” the harsh reality of many deals is more often than not “Buy High and Sell Lower before you lose everything…” ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 21,941 reads 34 comments

  23. Complete Timeline of Miami NCAA Saga

    Gaining a complete understanding of what has happened between the University of Miami and the NCAA benefits a far-wider audience than Hurricane fans and those with mere regional interest...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 3,588 reads 10 comments

  24. When Is the Best Time for a College Football Team to Have Its Bye Week?

    Though popular theory states that the bye week in college football offers certain intrinsic advantages, the truth is actually more complicated...

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  25. Making the Case for Steve Spurrier as the Greatest College Football Coach Ever

    When asking the question, “who is the greatest college football coach ever?” you are a lot more likely to hear names like Bear Bryant, Knute Rockne, Joe Paterno, Bobby Bowden, Tom Osborne or Nick Saban than Steve Spurrier ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 7,351 reads 69 comments