1. NCAA's Own Actions and Comments Show It Is Starting to Weaken

    Through all the missteps and conflicts, one thing has remained constant with the NCAA: It has projected overwhelming confidence to the public—some might even call it arrogance—despite the growing notion that it’s losing control...

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  2. What to Expect at Big Ten Media Days 2013

    It won’t receive the same pay-per-view, red-carpet treatment that greeted the SEC, but Big Ten Media Days are poised to provide plenty of intrigue...

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  3. Even with Major Questions, Oklahoma State Is a Deserving Big 12 Favorite

    Despite uncertainty at quarterback, the departure of a 1,400-yard rusher, two new coordinators and a defense with sufficient holes, Oklahoma State will enter the 2013 season as the favorite to win the Big 12...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,223 reads 46 comments

  4. College Football's Aggressive Stance on Targeting Isn't What the Game Needs

    College football had it right. See the issue, assess it using ample time to consider all necessary details and react once all information has been gathered...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 2,055 reads 11 comments

  5. SEC vs. Every Other Conference Prop Bet Accurately Portrays CFB Landscape

    A popular barstool debate has evolved into a fascinating prop bet on one of the world’s most prodigious online sportsbooks...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,415 reads 422 comments

  6. Everett Golson's Return to Notre Dame Sets Up Fascinating QB Battle in 2014

    One of the nation’s most captivating quarterback battles is still more than a year away. As Notre Dame preps for the fall without its starting QB from a season ago, the long-term answer at the position remains a mystery...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 18,491 reads 44 comments

  7. What the Football Freak Needs to Know in EA Sports' NCAA Football 14 Video Game

    I won’t pretend to be a video game expert. I’ ve logged significant hours with a number of gaming systems over my lifetime, but I don’t judge these experiences through the watchful lens of a gamer microscope...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 11,964 reads 9 comments

  8. EA Sports' NCAA Football 14 Simulates the Upcoming College Football Season

    You are looking live at the fourth annual EA Sports NCAA Football season simulation, a major offseason landmark and much-anticipated sign that the college football season is fast approaching...

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  9. 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 over 1 year ago 3,510 reads 6 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 8,731 reads 33 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 12,070 reads 95 comments

  12. 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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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 over 1 year ago 11,054 reads 115 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 6,281 reads 37 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 5,067 reads 16 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 3,220 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 12,809 reads 52 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 12,850 reads 113 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 2,574 reads 9 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 4,703 reads 11 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 over 1 year ago 1,038 reads 173 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 7,186 reads 16 comments

  25. 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 18,937 reads 10 comments