1. When It Comes to NFL Draft, Timing Is Everything for College Players

    College football players and NFL draft picks of the future, learn from your predecessors. If your draft window is open and you’re all but assured to hear your name called early, jump right through it and declare...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,645 reads 4 comments

  2. College Football Could Really Use a Crash Course in Public Relations

    When the NCAA is done patching up its enforcement woes, a PR overhaul should be next on its checklist. Public relations haven’t been a strong suit for the sport you know and love...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 1,217 reads 0 comments

  3. Forget the Name, College Football Playoff Still Changes the Dynamic of the Sport

    College football’s four-team postseason of the future has a name, and that name is "College Football Playoff...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,731 reads 24 comments

  4. The 2013 College Football Coaches Mock Draft

    Are you tired of obsessing over NFL mock drafts that will be completely and utterly destroyed after a single trade or general manager gone rogue? We feel your pain, which is why we’ve crafted…another mock draft...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,835 reads 15 comments

  5. Farewell Legends and Leaders, the Big Ten Hardly Knew Ye (or Liked Ye)

    Legends and Leaders, age 3, of B1G, passed away peacefully on April 19. The twins were born to Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany in December of 2010...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 11,057 reads 29 comments

  6. What Spring Football Attendance Numbers Actually Tell Us

    The annual tradition of reading entirely too much into spring game attendance numbers is indeed football overkill, but packing stadiums in March and April isn ’t just about getting a bunch of bodies in the same place at the same time...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 7,802 reads 49 comments

  7. What a Recruiting Letter Looks Like -- and What It Should Say

    For as much as recruiting has embraced technology—at times for better or worse—the ancient rituals of snail mail and even that archaic fax machine are still very active in the process...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 18,295 reads 14 comments

  8. Falling into the Trap of Spring Football Hype? Proceed with Caution

    Cautious optimism . It’s the only stable spring football approach, especially as hype begins to build around players putting on one hell of an offseason show...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,325 reads 16 comments

  9. Dream College Football Bracket Reaches the Championship

    With college basketball’s annual bracket banquet in the rearview , our hypothetical college football bracket has also reached its epic conclusion...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,117 reads 23 comments

  10. Why Oregon's Defense Is College Football's Most Under Appreciated Unit

    No college football entity has been consistently overlooked and underappreciated more than the Oregon defense. There's a reason for this, of course. When your offense regularly posts college basketball totals—they averaged 49...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,830 reads 24 comments

  11. Analyzing Successes and Failures of NFL Coaches Who Switch to College Football

    Although we often talk about the transition from college football to the NFL, analyzing the reverse move might even be more difficult to predict...

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  12. Smug NCAA President Mark Emmert Comes out Swinging but Strikes out Again

    Mark Emmert tried to flex his muscle. He tried to radiate confidence. He tried to push back at the countless columns—much like this one —that have pointed out his trials and tribulations over the past few months that called for change...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,291 reads 18 comments

  13. Why USC AD Pat Haden Is Worried about the O'Bannon Anti-Trust Suit

    The compensation formula for collegiate athletes is deeply flawed, and the entire system could drastically change in the not-too-distant future based on one court ruling...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,003 reads 3 comments

  14. Updating the 64-Team Dream College Football Bracket with the Final Four

    By now your bracket is complete and utter shambles. There’s far more red than green on this once former proud piece of paper, and college basketball’s postseason has once again conquered...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 106,856 reads 323 comments

  15. Why Can't College Football Embrace the 'Cinderella' Team?

    At this time of the year, the term ‘Cinderella’ surfaces as we anxiously root for unforeseen underdogs to make a magical run in college basketball’s annual postseason...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 10,627 reads 135 comments

  16. College Football's Dream 64-Team Bracket Reaches the Sweet 16

    Your updated Sweet 16 bracket is seen above. Click here for a larger, complete version . Let’s just say college football had a 64-team playoff. Don't say a word, just go with it ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 25,686 reads 68 comments

  17. Full Ride: Odds on Who Lands 5-Star CB Marlon Humphrey

    Elite high school defensive backs don’t come around all that often. Sure, there are talented corner and safety prospects in each and every class, but the elite players with shutdown potential are still rare...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 30,618 reads 40 comments

  18. What Would a 64-Team College Football Tournament Bracket Look Like?

    In the year 2020, when college football’s four-team playoff has proved inadequate, a 64-team playoff will be adopted, much to the chagrin of traditional fans...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 48,575 reads 265 comments

  19. If the Heisman Trust Is Cracking Down, Let's Take It a Few Steps Further

    Forget about removing disinterested voters or eliminating those who cast their Heisman ballot well before the regular season actually concludes...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,267 reads 34 comments

  20. Full Ride: Odds on Who Lands 5-Star DT Andrew Brown

    One of the nation’s best defensive tackles in the 2014 recruiting class will do much, much more than just take up space. He causes havoc on the line and in the backfield...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 22,332 reads 20 comments

  21. The Incredible (and Perhaps Impossible) Expectations Facing Johnny Manziel

    The most remarkable statistic from Johnny Manziel ’s preposterous 2012 season wasn ’t the gaudy touchdown numbers...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 6,450 reads 53 comments

  22. The Program: Over/Unders on T.J. Yeldon's Numbers for the 2013 Season

    After dazzling in Alabama's spring game last year, T.J. Yeldon seemed poised for stardom. Sure, we overact to these scrimmage performances far too often, although we didn ’t in this instance...

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  23. Ejecting Players for Targeting Will Likely Create More Problems Than It Solves

    The NCAA’s intentions to improve player safety are, of course, 100 percent correct. The implementation of the latest legislation, however, feels both flawed and slightly misguided...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,467 reads 20 comments

  24. Texas Football: With Spring Football Underway, Can the Longhorns Return to Form?

    Buried beneath the endless stream of Longhorn Network jokes and sharpened pitchforks ready for another fall of unmet expectations is cautious optimism for Texas football...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,813 reads 74 comments

  25. Full Ride: Odds on Who Lands 5-Star DE Lorenzo Carter

    And you thought recruiting had an offseason. Think again. The 2014 recruiting class is taking shape, and some of the top names are starting to become more and more familiar...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 26,193 reads 80 comments