1. College Football 2013 Week 3 Simulation

    Guess who had USC losing as more than a two-touchdown favorite last week? Why NCAA Football 14 , that’s who...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 15,932 reads 29 comments

  2. College Football Week 3 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    The biggest game of the college football season has arrived. Well, until it is dethroned by some other game, which is usually how this cycle works. For now, however, this is it. Nick Saban vs...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 81,094 reads 173 comments

  3. What Has Happened to USC and Texas Since the 2005-06 BCS Championship Game?

    I remember the 2006 Rose Bowl game vividly for a few reasons. For one, I was in Brazil at the time, forcing an entire room of indifferent onlookers to guzzle coffee to stay awake until sunrise to watch a football game...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 19,038 reads 48 comments

  4. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 2

    For Georgia and Michigan, Week 2 was about taking care of business against a difficult opponent at home. For Texas and USC, the second game of the season was about torturing message-board ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,883 reads 10 comments

  5. Sam Houston State vs. Texas A&M: No Headlines, No Drama, Just Johnny Football

    There were no air signatures, no gestures to the scoreboard and no anxious sideline encounters with his head coach prompting the Internet to explode (again)...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 26,225 reads 65 comments

  6. Twitter Reaction to Jeff Driskel Shows What's Wrong with College Football

    There’s a fine line between criticism and pure venom, and it’s a line that’s often lost when it comes to social media and live sporting events. This is nothing new, of course...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 15,181 reads 131 comments

  7. College Football 2013 Week 2 Simulation

    NCAA Football 14 is just loosening up its arm, that’s all. The simulation went a respectable 3-2 in Week 1 , a solid debut but still slightly below what many have grown to expect from the game’s ultimate future decider...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 8,175 reads 15 comments

  8. How Jameis Winston Can Become the Feel-Good Story of College Football

    We interrupt this " Johnny Manziel hand-gesture analysis" to offer up the following premature conclusion: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is an extraordinary football talent...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 12,186 reads 22 comments

  9. College Football Week 2 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    If college football’s Week 2 slate of games were a car, it would be a 1997 Toyota Corolla. There are highlights, certainly, like the power windows (Georgia-South Carolina), ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 40,151 reads 46 comments

  10. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 1

    There’s a lesson to be learned with Week 1 of the college football season completed: If you’re thinking about playing an FCS opponent, don’t. In fact, run away as fast as you can...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 24,922 reads 33 comments

  11. Brian Kelly Contract Extension Proves Irish Will Be Powerhouse for Years to Come

    The offseason was not kind to Notre Dame, but the bad taste left after the BCS National Championship Game and a flurry of strange stories and developments was washed away in a few hours on a Saturday afternoon...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,074 reads 20 comments

  12. College Football Week 1 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    A time for football—some good, some not so good—and, of course, a time for point spreads. Most teams in the top 25 will not be tested this week, but each game is a test ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,338 reads 8 comments

  13. Did Jadeveon Clowney Just Lose the Heisman in Week 1? Of Course Not

    Here’s the problem, and it is a problem. There are Heisman voters off in the football abyss who already made up their minds on South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ’s Heisman hopes...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,456 reads 64 comments

  14. A Reminder Why You Love College Football

    It’s worth it. The buffet of frustrating incompetence you put up with—and you put up with A LOT of it—is worth it. By now, you’re well aware of this. After all, here you are...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 13,636 reads 27 comments

  15. Why Alabama Football Can Three-Peat in 2013 and Why It Cannot

    We have exhausted the term “dynasty,” choosing to toss it around ubiquitously rather than examining if it’s actually warranted. In the instance of Alabama football, however, it’s most certainly applicable...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,365 reads 12 comments

  16. College Football 2013 Week 1 Simulation

    The first step is acceptance. One must first accept that a video game picked college football games more efficiently—much, much more efficiently—than he or she picked college scores a season ago...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 23,630 reads 82 comments

  17. Like Everyone Else, Las Vegas Is Struggling to Conquer Alabama

    How do you handle Alabama? It’s a query posed not just by strung-out coordinators and head coaches, but also Las Vegas sportsbooks as they brace for one of the most overwhelming favorites in recent college football memory...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 64,037 reads 277 comments

  18. ACC Football: Predictions, Analysis and out-There Assessments for 2013

    How difficult is it to compare every team in every conference to a type of alcohol? Well, it’s getting laborious, that’s for certain. After previewing the Big Ten , Big 12 and SEC , the ACC is in the season preview spotlight...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 13,298 reads 53 comments

  19. Will College Football Teams Stop Allowing Players to Sign Autographs?

    The question is simple, but the answer is anything but. Will college football teams stop allowing players to sign autographs? It isn’t a cut-and-dried yes or no—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 29,594 reads 22 comments

  20. SEC Football: Predictions, Analysis and Out-There Assessments for 2013

    Do you have SEC fatigue? Are you tired of listening to the endless chants and praises for the nation’s dominant conference? Is your name Bob Stoops ? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the following preview might not be for you...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 67,461 reads 272 comments

  21. New Oregon Coach Mark Helfrich Talks Ducks Culture, Marcus Mariota and More

    It's only days into his first fall camp as Oregon head coach, and Mark Helfrich already has identified his most unrelenting concern. “I’ve never been a big whistle guy, and now I need one,” Helfrich said...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 11,273 reads 28 comments

  22. Big 12 Football: Predictions, Analysis and out-There Assessments for 2013

    The RV is packed, the fridge has been replenished and we’re off to the Big 12 after getting the college football preview tour underway in Big Ten country . Ah, preview season: a time when everyone says the same things in slightly different ways...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 15,644 reads 41 comments

  23. Big Ten Football: Predictions, Analysis and Out-There Assessments for 2013

    It's time to think B1G. Over the next few weeks, you will read approximately 1,429 college football previews that explain the exact same thing in slightly different ways...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 34,396 reads 186 comments

  24. Why Johnny Manziel's New Issue Forced Vegas to Take A&M-Alabama off the Board

    As Texas A&M navigates the latest Johnny Manziel drama—the only offseason news item that could truly matter when it comes to its star player—Las Vegas is dealing ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 15,744 reads 62 comments

  25. Saying Goodbye to the Dreadful, but Misunderstood, BCS

    The beginning of the end of the BCS is upon us. August—a month with actual college football—is here, which means the doomsday clock on the final season of the Bowl Championship Series is ticking...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 7,441 reads 118 comments