1. An Out-of-the-Box Approach Is a Must for College Football Recruiting Today

    Kitty Granato did not expect to receive any recruiting letters. Possibly because Kitty is a cat. More specifically, Kitty is J.T...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 9,982 reads 4 comments

  2. Top 2014 Candidates Capable of Ending the Running Back Heisman Drought

    It’s been five years since a running back has won the Heisman. Somehow it feels like the drought stretches even further back, an era that feels lost in a new age of the sport...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 48,081 reads 273 comments

  3. Underdogs No More, Auburn Now a Popular Selection in Vegas and Beyond

    Value is a preferred term within Vegas walls, the Holy Grail for Sin City voyagers looking for a score. As is usually the case, however, you never truly appreciate value until it’s gone...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 14,752 reads 50 comments

  4. Examining Likely Candidates for No. 1 Overall Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft

    This is not a mock draft or an attempt to predict a future that will get here in due time. Instead, consider this a friendly heads-up—a watch list for the spectacular—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 20,308 reads 60 comments

  5. Should the Big Ten Be Worried About Its Lack of Top-10 Draft Picks?

    It isn’t unusual, and perhaps the acceptance is what’s most concerning. For the sixth consecutive year, the Big Ten was absent from the top 10 in the NFL draft, as ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 7,287 reads 18 comments

  6. An Open Letter to Jim Tressel: Don't Close the Door on Coaching Just Yet

    This is a heartfelt message to former Ohio State coach and Youngstown State President Jim Tressel . (Imagine Morgan Freeman is reading it to you...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 10,524 reads 24 comments

  7. The Return of Utah State Quarterback Chuckie Keeton, CFB's Most Exciting Talent

    His response, in many ways, was poetic. After all, it’s the unexpected that put him in this trying situation in the first place...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 21,710 reads 12 comments

  8. The 2014 College Football Coaches Mock Draft

    Hello, and welcome to the 2014 College Football Coaches Mock Draft. By now you’ve looked at roughly 4,796 mock drafts—none of which will come close to resembling the actual NFL draft by pick No...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 70,393 reads 184 comments

  9. Releasing a Top 25 Weekly Poll a Dangerous Move for CFP Selection Committee

    It's going to feel a lot like BCS 2.0, but with people, faces and personalities to blame. And if you don't think that's going to push patience, fanbases and message board servers ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 18,822 reads 67 comments

  10. Why Is Change So Feared in College Football?

    Over the weekend, I stumbled upon a conversation between two gentlemen at the gym. Each was no younger than 40 and older than 55. The topic of their treadmill-strolling discussion centered on Northwestern and the possibility of players unionizing...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 4,355 reads 41 comments

  11. What Offshore Week 1 Point Spreads Tell Us About 2014 CFB Season

    It’s only April—going on May—but don’t let that take away from the excitement of seeing point spreads for college football’s opening weekend...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 5,499 reads 7 comments

  12. Love It or Hate It, Mark Emmert Is Just Doing His Job

    As negative PR continues to hinder the NCAA as it absorbs body blow after body blow, the president continues to put himself out there each and every round, broken ribs, cut lip, cut above the eye and all...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 2,751 reads 11 comments

  13. Why Brett Hundley Passed Up on NFL Money for a Shot at UCLA Glory

    For a moment, think about what it would take to say no to enough money to last for the rest of your life...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 16,253 reads 44 comments

  14. Meet Nick Bhardwaj, the 25-Year-Old CEO Who Won a College Football Spring Game

    Nick Bhardwaj will always remember the Powerade bath at Arkansas State. Not because of how cold it was on the back of his neck—or the fact that the sideline cleared ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 11,969 reads 4 comments

  15. The Life of a 5-Star Parent Through the Eyes of Ricky Town's Father

    Seated comfortably more than 30,000 feet off the ground, Rick Town Sr. and his son Ricky Town were on their way back to Los Angeles after the latest recruiting camp trek...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 38,831 reads 28 comments

  16. No News Is Good News for Your College Football Team This Offseason

    Boredom is not sexy. It does not sell. It does not entertain the masses. But when it comes to the college football offseason, boredom—or perhaps silence is the more appropriate term—is everything you should hope for...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 6,420 reads 3 comments

  17. College Football Teams Embracing the Weird This Spring, and That's a Good Thing

    The crowd was anxious, the pressure mounting as a human wall enclosed the scene. It all came down to one short field goal, a chip shot by most kickers’ standards...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 12,729 reads 17 comments

  18. How the NFL's Devaluation of the Running Back Could Impact College Football

    Coming off the best season of his career—in which he finished fifth in the NFL in yards from scrimmage—26-year-old Knowshon Moreno hit the NFL free-agent market with momentum and in his prime...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 13,765 reads 19 comments

  19. In Defense of Teddy Bridgewater, the NFL Scout's New Favorite Target

    I suppose a defense of Teddy Bridgewater should begin with one of the best throws I’ve ever seen a quarterback make at any level...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 37,450 reads 126 comments

  20. If a 3rd Straight Freshman QB Wins the Heisman, Here Are the Likely Candidates

    I set out to find the next Johnny Manziel or Jameis Winston, taking on such tasks with the bravado of an offseason scholar. Of course there’s another freshman poised for stardom and, in turn, a Heisman Trophy ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 41,841 reads 63 comments

  21. Meet Marshall QB Rakeem Cato, College Football's Most Underrated Player

    It’s Rakeem Cato’s 22nd birthday, and he’s decided to spend it with Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Russell Wilson...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 32,413 reads 32 comments

  22. Updating College Football's 64 Dream Team Bracket to the Final 4

    Before you sprint to the next slides, I behoove you to take note of the following: the results posted—as simulated by our original 64-team college football bracket —are not my picks...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 124,472 reads 324 comments

  23. Updating College Football's Dream 64-Team Bracket to the Sweet 16

    Your bracket was pronounced dead sometime Sunday afternoon. Or perhaps this moment of abbreviated silence came earlier. Given the madness, upsets and incredible watchability, it was likely much earlier...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 88,799 reads 199 comments

  24. College Football Needs More High-Profile Home-and-Home Series

    I want more. That’s the first thing that came to mind when news broke that Texas A&M and UCLA were starting a home-and-home series in 2016. The news by its lonesome is worth celebrating, of course...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 4,338 reads 24 comments

  25. Imagining a 64-Team College Football Playoff for 2013-14 Season

    This is a difficult time of year for the college football fan. Sure, there’s spring practice to gush over—and gush we will—but it pales in comparison to college ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 65,323 reads 250 comments