1. Week 14 Is the Exact Reason Why We Love College Football

    You put in a lot of time at the tailgate, on the couch and in the comment section. Countless hours are spent engulfed in the greatest sport on earth—college football, of course—hoping that the weekly hype will somehow match the results...

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  2. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 14

    These are the Saturdays you remember. You’ll remember where you were, who you were with, what delicious pork product you were eating—goodness, I hope you were eating pork—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 10,295 reads 31 comments

  3. Auburn vs. Missouri: An Early Look at the 2013 SEC Championship Game

    Auburn and Missouri will meet in the SEC championship, just like we predicted at the beginning of the season. Unless you are some sort of football wizard with magical football prediction powers, this was clearly not the case...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 32,583 reads 53 comments

  4. Iron Bowl 2013: Was This the Greatest College Football Game in Recent Memory?

    I can’t tell you exactly what happened or how it happened, because I’m not sure I’ll be able to process it without ample time to digest. Even then it might not help...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,270 reads 49 comments

  5. Brady Hoke Isn't on the Hot Seat, but Bad Loss to OSU Could Make Things Ugly

    The moment before the “hot seat” label is officially bestowed upon a coach is always the most fascinating. There’s nothing official about this process, of course, it just sort of happens...

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  6. College Football Week 14 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Rivalry week also marks the end of the regular college football season, a harsh reality drowned in Thanksgiving leftovers. It's not over for everyone, but it it will be for most...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 29,661 reads 24 comments

  7. College Football 2013 Week 14 Simulation

    This might be it. With the regular season coming to a close, and with EA’s NCAA Football franchise taking a hiatus for the foreseeable future, this will likely be the final regular-season simulation...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,010 reads 50 comments

  8. Uncertainty in the Heisman Trophy Race Is Making Room for Unlikely Candidates

    This year’s Heisman Trophy race is complicated. That’s about the only thing we know at the moment...

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  9. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 13

    Cal’s football season is over. For fans of the team, this news likely warranted a parade and a party. It's time to smoke a victory cigar that will also require a name change...

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  10. If Johnny Manziel Wasn't Ready for LSU's Defense, Will He Be Ready for the NFL?

    The scouts have their hands full with Johnny Manziel , and the process of understanding the most dynamic player college football has seen in some time—and more specifically, ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 20,550 reads 182 comments

  11. Notre Dame's Future Looks Bright with Talent in Place, Everett Golson Returning

    On a Saturday when Notre Dame celebrated 33 seniors playing in front of the home crowd for the final time—going out in style with a 23-13 snow-packed win over BYU—one couldn’t help but think about the future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 20,128 reads 68 comments

  12. After What He's Done, Ed Orgeron Deserves a Chance to Be USC's Head Coach

    Ed Orgeron is no longer just a good story, a boisterous personality wining and dining his team with chicken, waffles and smiles. We’re past that...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,720 reads 58 comments

  13. College Football Week 13 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Those who bet Georgia last weekend experienced the full scale of gambling emotions. There was defeat and disappointment early on followed by a stretch of hope and excitement...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 44,665 reads 56 comments

  14. College Football 2013 Week 13 Simulation

    It took until Week 12, but NCAA Football 14 hit its stride. Last week the world’s greatest simulator went 4-1 picking games...

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  15. Whether OSU Makes BCS Title or Not, Appreciate What Meyer Has Done

    “The Process” is a term Alabama head coach Nick Saban has made famous in recent years, stressing the importance of the future rather than dwelling on each successful check mark along the way...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 8,494 reads 279 comments

  16. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 12

    One day, without warning, Ed Orgeron was told he no longer had to drive his 2007 Toyota Corolla with the power steering...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 8,702 reads 9 comments

  17. Cheer Up, Michigan! At Least U-M Is Keeping Ohio St. out of the BCS Championship

    Pipe dream? You betcha. But before we begin putting check marks in the appropriate columns, let’s embrace the opposite end of the hypothetical...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 23,597 reads 287 comments

  18. Northwestern Has Obviously Run Afoul of the Football Gods This Season

    The College GameDay curse is real. At least, it is for Northwestern. Since winning their first four games, the Wildcats have dropped their last six since ESPN took the weekly televised road trip to Evanston...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 7,892 reads 15 comments

  19. When Games Get Tougher Ohio State Will Lean on Carlos Hyde, Not Braxton Miller

    For the first time in 2013, Carlos Hyde ran for negative yards on a carry. It happened during the first half against Illinois, and I suppose this remarkable streak was bound to come to an end at some point...

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  20. How Do Coaches Motivate Players When the Season Is Lost?

    Now what? The shine of the college football season has worn off. For many, the dream campaigns that were taking shape during offseason hours in the weight room and at practices were never realized...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 6,101 reads 8 comments

  21. College Football 2013 Week 12 Simulation

    The good from last week was that NCAA Football 14 accurately predicted that Virginia Tech would upset Miami. The bad? It picked the wrong marquee upset, and the LSU victory never came to fruition...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,328 reads 7 comments

  22. College Football Week 12 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    We are running out of football. Just typing “Week 12” was a traumatizing experience, a reminder that all good things eventually come to an end...

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  23. Nick Saban Is the Most Underpaid, Highest-Paid Coach in the Country

    A man who makes more money in one morning practice than most make in a calendar year is not underpaid, and there’s no arguing that this compensation is insufficient. But when it comes to value, the $5...

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  24. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 11

    You know those scenes in movies when the the walls in a room purposefully begin to close in on a poor soul stuck inside? The walls inch closer to the victim-to-be slowly, of course, for added effect...

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  25. Notre Dame vs. Pitt: The Old Tommy Rees Seems to Surface at Wrong Time for Irish

    Tommy Rees has been fantastic through much of the 2013 season. In fact, Rees is the primary reason the Irish were still in contention for a BCS bowl game in 2013—albeit one with only a small glimmer of hope...

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