1. Bold Predictions for Big Ten Football's Bowl Season

    The Big Ten started the season rough—so rough that eulogies were written after Week 2—but finished with Ohio State University in the College Football Playoff and nine other teams in bowl games...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 1 day ago 16,528 reads 38 comments

  2. Predicting the 10 Biggest Performances in College Football Bowl Season

    It is hard but not impossible to predict where the biggest performances of college football bowl season will come from...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 days ago 8,283 reads 16 comments

  3. Georgia Lands UAB's Jake Ganus, Immediately Strengthens Defense

    Former UAB linebacker Jake Ganus will transfer to play his senior year at Georgia. Ganus was UAB's leading tackler the past two seasons and is eligible to play immediately following the folding of the Blazers program Dec...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 days ago 11,944 reads 10 comments

  4. 25 Players Who Should Think Twice Before Declaring for 2015 NFL Draft

    We are approaching the end of college football season, which means juniors and third-year sophomores have begun to announce their NFL intentions...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 days ago 25,648 reads 29 comments

  5. Why the Pac-12 Will Dominate 2014-15 Bowl Season

    The Pac -12 has four fewer bowl teams than the SEC, three fewer than the ACC and two fewer than the Big Ten—but bowl season has more to do with quality than quantity...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 4 days ago 6,635 reads 51 comments

  6. Bo Pelini Takes Multiple Shots at Nebraska, Insults Athletic Director

    Bo Pelini was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at Youngstown State, where he was hired by former Ohio State head coach and current YSU president Jim Tressel...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 5 days ago 94,909 reads 273 comments

  7. Connor Cook Returning to Michigan State Makes Sparty a Strong 2015 Playoff Team

    Connor Cook indicated Tuesday that he will forego the NFL draft and return to Michigan State for his senior season...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 5 days ago 5,159 reads 27 comments

  8. SEC Football: Every Team's Best Moment from 2014 College Football Season

    The SEC watched its streak of seven straight national titles come to an end in 2013 but rebounded with another solid year this season...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 5 days ago 17,037 reads 53 comments

  9. Reliving the Biggest Upsets of the 2014 College Football Season

    There wasn't an "Appalachian State over Michigan" or a "Georgia Southern over Florida," but the 2014 college football season was not without its upsets. They were upsets of the milder variety, sure, but an upset is an upset regardless...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 6 days ago 23,395 reads 39 comments

  10. Bold Predictions for 2014-15 College Football Bowl Season

    The 2014 regular season was uncomfortably predictable. All four College Football Playoff teams were in the Associated Press preseason Top Five , and two more teams that finished in the CFP Top Eight began in the AP Top 10...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 7 days ago 76,723 reads 152 comments

  11. 10 Dark-Horse Candidates for 2015 Heisman Trophy

    The 2014 Heisman Trophy was awarded to Marcus Mariota, the preseason front-runner and wire-to-wire favorite. But Mariota's win was more of the exception than the rule...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 7 days ago 37,036 reads 148 comments

  12. Which League's All Conference Team Would Win in a Playoff?

    We are currently in the thick of superlative season: the time between the major conference championship games and the bowl games, during which all major national- and conference-specific honors are presented...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 9 days ago 16,561 reads 129 comments

  13. 1 Fun Fact About Each 2014 Heisman Trophy Finalist

    The Heisman Trophy will be awarded to either Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon or Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota at the Best Buy Theater in New York City on Saturday, Dec...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 10 days ago 62,888 reads 49 comments

  14. 2014 College Football Headlines You Never Would've Believed 5 Years Ago

    Every college football season brings headlines that are hard to comprehend in the moment. Imagine how harder they would have been five years ago...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 11 days ago 14,724 reads 22 comments

  15. 2014 Heisman Trophy Finalists' Pro Player Comparisons

    For the second time in three years, the Heisman Trust announced just three finalists for the Heisman Trophy: Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 11 days ago 34,711 reads 159 comments

  16. Best Bets for 2014-15 College Football Bowl Season

    Bowl season is Handicapping Christmas. According to Mike Pickett of of Odds Shark , it is right up there with the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby in terms of becoming a "must-bet" event each year...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 12 days ago 9,530 reads 6 comments

  17. Teams on Upset Alert in 2014-15 College Football Bowl Season

    Of the 38 bowl games this postseason, only 12 include favorites of seven points or more, per Odds Shark . But whatever this bowl season lacks in underdog quantity, it makes up for in underdog quality...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 13 days ago 36,655 reads 173 comments

  18. Power Ranking Top 10 Bowl Games by Their Swag Gifts

    It's officially college football bowl season. But more to the point, it's officially college football bowl gift season. The gift packages each bowl gives away are a deserved prize to the teams that won six or more games...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 13 days ago 16,118 reads 11 comments

  19. Ultimate Guide to College Football Playoff

    The field has been set for the first ever College Football Playoff, which will feature the SEC, Pac-12, ACC and Big Ten champions instead of the co-champions tendered by the Big-12...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 14 days ago 24,340 reads 155 comments

  20. College Football's All-2014 Season Team: Top Performers at Every Position

    Championship Week featured a light slate of 14 games, so in lieu of the usual All-Week team, let's instead look back on the 2014 college football season in total...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 14 days ago 50,405 reads 141 comments

  21. College Football Playoff Committee Welcomes Boise State Back to the Big Time

    Boise State is headed to a marquee bowl for the first time since 2009, when it beat TCU 17-10 in the Fiesta Bowl. The College Football Playoff selection committee announced Sunday that the No...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 15 days ago 20,041 reads 42 comments

  22. Which Celebrities Were Best Guest Pickers on ESPN College GameDay?

    College football's regular season is over, and with it went the best part of ESPN's College GameDay : the celebrity pickers...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 15 days ago 27,224 reads 17 comments

  23. Blind College Football Playoff Resumes for the Top Contenders

    Championship weekend could not have gone worse for the College Football Playoff selection committee, whose job went from difficult to very difficult after a chalky slate of games that left more questions than answers...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 15 days ago 32,305 reads 192 comments

  24. Derrick Henry Will Be Alabama's Difference-Maker in College Football Playoff

    Derrick Henry is peaking at the end of the season for the second consecutive year, which is bad news for whichever three teams join Alabama in the College Football Playoff...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 15 days ago 8,101 reads 46 comments

  25. College Football Week 15: Picking the Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    It all comes down to this. The last week of the first year of the College Football Playoff is upon us, and when it's done we'll have our first-ever four-team bracket. According to the handicappers, though, this weekend is not brimming with intrigue...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 19 days ago 8,313 reads 25 comments