1. 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

  2. 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 64,045 reads 277 comments

  3. 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 13,305 reads 53 comments

  4. 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 29,659 reads 22 comments

  5. 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 67,466 reads 272 comments

  6. 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 11,308 reads 28 comments

  7. 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 15,652 reads 41 comments

  8. 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 34,422 reads 186 comments

  9. 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 15,752 reads 62 comments

  10. 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 7,444 reads 118 comments

  11. Jadeveon Clowney Probably Won't Win a Heisman, but It'll Be Fun to Watch Him Try

    As spectacular as Jadeveon Clowney will be this season, the impenetrable barrier standing between him and the Heisman may prove to be the one obstacle he can’t knock down or run around...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,752 reads 23 comments

  12. 'Yellow Cards' in College Football Is a Great, Out-of-the-Box Idea

    Imagine, for a moment, that a safety just collided with a tight end stretching out for an overthrown ball. The tight end crumbles to the ground, causing a synchronized gasp to echo throughout the stadium, and yellow flags paint the field...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 6,802 reads 22 comments

  13. Big Ten Media Days 2013: Winners and Losers from Day 2

    The curtain has closed on another year of Big Ten Media Days, as a day of player and coach roundtable interviews concluded in the Chicago Hilton. Next stop, the college football season...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,936 reads 21 comments

  14. Surrounded by Chaos, Ohio State's Braxton Miller Remains Unfazed

    With his head coach engulfed by a sea of reporters 15 feet away, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller sat comfortably in his chair Thursday at the Chicago Hilton for Big Ten Media Days...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,754 reads 17 comments

  15. Devin Gardner Thought of Leaving Michigan, but His Decision to Stay Will Pay Off

    CHICAGO — Like anyone else simply searching for an opportunity, Devin Gardner toyed with the idea of leaving Michigan as he anxiously waited his turn...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 6,301 reads 9 comments

  16. Big Ten Media Days 2013: Winners and Losers from Day 1

    Day 1 of Big Ten Media Days is in the books, and the Chicago Hilton ballroom heard from each of the coaches on Wednesday...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 9,170 reads 5 comments

  17. Jim Delany's Bizarre Big Ten Media Days Speech Shows State of Confusion in CFB

    Chicago — Of all the fascinating tidbits commissioner Jim Delany dropped at Day 1 of Big Ten Media Days, the moment that will probably be remembered best actually came from an unexpected source...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 5,488 reads 2 comments

  18. Urban Meyer's New Disciplinary Stance Is Good, but We Need to See Results

    “It’s been a tough couple of days.” Urban Meyer ’s first remarks at Big Ten Media Days certainly resonated with Ohio State fans, especially with the status of a handful of key players still up in the air...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 21,003 reads 166 comments

  19. 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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  20. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 4,412 reads 3 comments

  21. 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 4,279 reads 46 comments

  22. 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 almost 2 years ago 2,108 reads 11 comments

  23. 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 almost 2 years ago 16,615 reads 422 comments

  24. 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 almost 2 years ago 18,611 reads 44 comments

  25. 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 almost 2 years ago 12,584 reads 9 comments