1. Woeful Kicking has been the Bane of College Football, and it's Not Improving

    It’s an unsettling sensation, one college football fans have grown numb to over time. A productive drive just stalled on third down, not far from the opponent’s end ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 3,362 reads 6 comments

  2. The Big Ten Is Being Aggressive and Is Right to Try to Conquer the Big Apple

    The Big Ten is attempting to change the narrative. Failed division names, an overall lack of speed, expansion OCD and New Year’s Day bowl woes are just a handful of the convenient storylines cited while brushing off the B1G...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 8,714 reads 33 comments

  3. The NCAA Spent 27 Months Just to Slap Oregon Football on the Wrist?

    After 27 drawn-out months, Oregon on Wednesday learned its football fate from the NCAA : no bowl ban, three scholarships lost, three years of probation and an 18-month show-cause ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 12,047 reads 96 comments

  4. Breaking Down College Football's Best Over-Under Wins Lines from Las Vegas

    Media days are suddenly just a few quiet weeks away, and the offseason is slowly but surely losing the battle against time...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 5,301 reads 0 comments

  5. How One SEC Assistant Coach Uses Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

    “Show them who you are, and then teach them what you know.” The words of legendary coach Woody Hayes still apply to today’s college football, even though it's a drastically different game that is still evolving...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 7,522 reads 2 comments

  6. Johnny Manziel Tweet: Texas A&M QB Needs Season to Begin more Sooner than Later

    Johnny Manziel ’s perk-filled life comes at a price. He bears a burden that few veteran celebs could gracefully handle, let alone a 20-year-old unaccustomed to the circus...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 11,006 reads 115 comments

  7. More Bowl Games Equals More Football, and That's Always a Good Thing

    I have a problem. I am a football junkie. I watched the 2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl between Illinois and UCLA—each team operating with interim coaches, minimal offensive firepower and 12 combined victories—in its entirety...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 6,250 reads 37 comments

  8. Breaking Down Golden Nugget's Early 2013 College Football Point Spreads

    The college football offseason is cruel, relentless and determined. And although the absence will live on a little bit longer, the Golden Nugget is here to make a trying time slightly more tolerable...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 5,028 reads 16 comments

  9. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald Talks Academics, Recruiting and the Big Ten

    Pat Fitzgerald is tired of hearing it. He’s tired of hearing the same exhausted tune, one repeated like a chorus throughout his eight years in the captain's chair at Northwestern...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 3,181 reads 2 comments

  10. Why Las Vegas Loves Miami Football so Much in 2013

    The oddsmakers aren ’t worried about the ominous cloud still lingering overhead in Coral Gables. They’re not troubled by the capricious NCAA investigation into Miami, which remains selectively dormant...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 12,745 reads 52 comments

  11. Gordon Gee Resignation Proves Media Savvy a Necessity in Twitter Age

    The apology tour proved to be futile. The "remediation plan" never quite reached its apex. Ohio State University president Gordon Gee has announced he will officially retire ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 12,797 reads 113 comments

  12. With Social Media, Do Schools Even Need to Do Heisman Campaigns Anymore?

    The most successful Heisman marketing campaign doesn ’t come off a billboard, over-the-top video or flashy mailer crafted to manufacture buzz. Not anymore, not in 2013...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 2,535 reads 9 comments

  13. How Much Responsibility Does a College Coach Have for a Player's Academics?

    Win football games, or you’re fired. Ensure that your players are eligible to play, and if they are, make sure they’re physically and mentally prepared. For head college football coaches, it’s that simple...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 4,566 reads 11 comments

  14. Notre Dame's Brutal First Half of 2013 Suggests Bloom Is Off Brian Kelly's Rose

    Brian Kelly ’s impossible task of following up an unexpected visit to the BCS National Championship Game is becoming increasingly difficult with each offseason blow...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 876 reads 89 comments

  15. Notre Dame QB Everett Golson Just Left a World of Potential on the Table

    In an offseason that has remained quiet, perhaps a little too quiet, the college football world was rocked late Saturday night. Notre Dame starting quarterback Everett Golson’s future at the school is now in serious doubt...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 911 reads 173 comments

  16. How the State of Virginia Is Shaking Up College Football Recruiting

    The state of Virginia is poised to knock the recruiting world off its axis. With three of the nation’s top-10 players in the 2014 class calling Virginia home— Da ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 7,133 reads 16 comments

  17. The Biggest Thing in College Football? Literally, Tennessee's Daniel McCullers

    The buzz began with one image, a scene so unfathomable it had to be photo-shopped. But it wasn’t. Tree-trunk legs with a waistline that would be chest-high for most. An upper body that made the No...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 18,632 reads 10 comments

  18. College Football Sleeper? Look Long and Hard at Arizona State

    For the first time in a while, Todd Graham is staying put. He’s not moving his family across the country to a new city for a new job, with another batch of angry fans trailing the plane with pitchforks and torches...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,759 reads 12 comments

  19. Johnny Manziel's Toughest Opponent Might Be NFL Draft Scouts

    Do you hear that? That’s the sound of a lumbering herd of NFL scouts returning to civilization after a few weeks of R and R...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 8,747 reads 45 comments

  20. What Happened to All of College Football's Blue-Chip Quarterbacks?

    If you’re a regular at recruiting websites, a few trends have become apparent in recent years. There’s been a sudden surplus of 6’5'', 250-pound 17-year-olds capable of running a 4...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 19,812 reads 35 comments

  21. For Its Own Good, Florida State Needs to Let 5-Star Recruit Matthew Thomas Leave

    Jimbo Fisher has been put in an impossible predicament, one that will spark criticism and controversy regardless of the eventual outcome...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 13,641 reads 198 comments

  22. More Than a Blue-Chip QB Recruit, Christian Hackenberg Is Penn State's Savior

    A player who has yet to walk out of the tunnel for the first time, let alone participate in his first college practice, is already proving to be a monumental commitment to a program in desperate need...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,530 reads 40 comments

  23. Tommie Frazier Is Headed to the CFB Hall of Fame, and Not a Moment Too Soon

    Nebraska’s Tommie Frazier, a human highlight reel from another era and one of the greatest college football quarterbacks to ever walk this earth, has been elected into the College Football Hall of Fame ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,327 reads 9 comments

  24. College Football Playoff Expansion Might Not Be a Matter of If, but When

    It’s the elephant in the room, an empty room. As the champagne for the College Football Playoff is put on ice, the focus has already shifted to the future of the future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 3,660 reads 58 comments

  25. What College Football's Early Week 1 Point Spreads Tell Us

    There are several points in the offseason that signify movement, a reminder that a new season is on the horizon. Spring football, which has concluded for just about everyone, is one of those markers...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 8,652 reads 15 comments