1. The Unbelievable True Story of How Les Miles Kept His Job

    They carried the dead-coach-walking off the field like a king, an action that was as symbolic as it was powerful...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 174,433 reads 292 comments

  2. Is College Football Ready to Finally Embrace the Cinderella?

    In small doses, college football treasures its underdogs. There’s nothing quite like watching a full-bodied favorite come undone at the hands of an underestimated, undeserving challenger...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 22,221 reads 218 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's Ultimate Guide to College Football Rivalry Weekend

    If there was nothing else at stake—just good ol ’ fashion hate, holiday bragging rights and maybe a sixer of a local IPA—this weekend, the last stand for many, would spawn plenty of emotion all by its lonesome...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 55,548 reads 202 comments

  4. College Football's Month of Mayhem Setting Up Fantastic Road to Playoff

    Few have been spared. The nature of an unpredictable sport in the midst of an unpredictable season has been nothing short of madness—regulated, sequenced carnage that's building toward something even larger...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 87,926 reads 256 comments

  5. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 12

    For many, this is the weekend college football’s second season begins. Right here and now, in Week 12, with the sport running short on natural resources, fuel and beer, everything’s ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 28,466 reads 106 comments

  6. Notre Dame's Iconic Brand Has Playoff Committee Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    The selection committee finds itself in a most precarious position—one that transcends selecting the top four teams in college football...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 211,243 reads 336 comments

  7. Oklahoma Is the Ultimate College Football Playoff Crasher

    Tell me if the following sounds familiar. A power program suffers an inexplicable loss early in the year, prompting the football world to dig it a nice, cozy grave...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 28,040 reads 153 comments

  8. Introducing College Football's Sleeper Heisman Trophy Candidate

    The video must have been altered. There's no other reasonable explanation. The sequence of football movements looked more like a lost scene from The Matrix ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 18,923 reads 63 comments

  9. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 11

    Over the past four weeks, we have abandoned the script. The college football gods, having found the case of seasonal Schnapps tucked away in the basement, decided to replace ordinary ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 13,399 reads 28 comments

  10. The Path Is Clear for Committee's Dream College Football Playoff

    Behind giant boardroom doors and in front of family-room flatscreens, the silent puppeteers of the College Football Playoff let loose a cartoonish smile Tuesday evening. They couldn't hold back...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 151,475 reads 490 comments

  11. College Football's Ultimate Villain, Alabama, Reigns on Shake-Up Saturday

    Like a collection of supersized, supercharged monsters, Alabama announced its emphatic return late Saturday night in a homecoming celebrated by few. It ripped the limbs off an undefeated team and casually tossed them aside...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 94,074 reads 321 comments

  12. Former LSU Players Reveal the Origins of Les Miles' 'Lesticles' Nickname

    I jumped into this piece expecting to craft a story about a madman with a magic football formula. I expected to pass along stories of improvisation, outlandish sideline charades, peculiar play-calling vernacular and moments of accidental genius...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 20,484 reads 16 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 10

    Congratulations! You have officially made it to the most exciting, intense and unpredictable month of the college football season. Take a bow. You did it. Now, say farewell to your social life...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 24,066 reads 47 comments

  14. Everyone Relax, College Football Playoff Confusion Will Sort Itself Out Soon

    Before you are overtaken with College Football Playoff outrage, before you flood selection committee chairman Jeff Long's Twitter mentions with deafening atrocities, before you demand ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 84,919 reads 412 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's Ultimate College Football Playoff Preview

    And so it begins. On Tuesday night, 12 human beings from various backgrounds will emerge from a secluded bunker—well, a Texas hotel banquet room with coffee—and begin the impossible process of selecting the College Football Playoff...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 27,625 reads 221 comments

  16. The Chaos Team College Football Needs to Pay Attention to

    When you go home this evening, I want you to have “the talk” with your children. This won’t be easy, but their innocent ears need to hear it. They deserve to hear it...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 28,300 reads 67 comments

  17. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 9

    Beware the haunted house. Consider this the applicable theme for Week 9 of the college football season...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 21,199 reads 44 comments

  18. College Football Playoff Notebook: The Calm Before the Storm

    This seems like the appropriate time to remind you that the College Football Playoff selection committee despises your favorite college football team...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 9,385 reads 42 comments

  19. Celebrating College Football's Spoiler Weekend

    It was an unassuming Saturday. In fact, up until 10:11 p.m. Eastern time, one might have called it boring. Uneventful. Unsatisfying. An average slate of football games played out as such with few exceptions...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 64,849 reads 85 comments

  20. Out of the Spotlight and Back Again: Meet Vad Lee, the Face of the FCS

    This is not the college football story we typically write—not with our everlasting thirst for spotlight and fame. And besides that, there just really aren’t many chances to write it, anyway...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 20,692 reads 13 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 8

    This is the part of a weekly college football preview where the author tells you how magnificent the next Saturday will be...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 28,940 reads 61 comments

  22. College Football Playoff Notebook: Dark-Horse Teams Inching Us Closer to Chaos

    I have a confession to make: I love chaos. I want there to be so much chaos that the average fan taps out due to stress. There is never enough madness in college football; there can only be more...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 31,706 reads 88 comments

  23. The Fallout of Michigan's Disaster and the Rest of Shakeup Saturday

    The game was over. It was all a matter of semantics. What would those last few seconds look like for Michigan? Would time expire on the punt? Would Michigan State get one final, lateral-packed ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 49,053 reads 164 comments

  24. Undefeated and Underrated: Memphis Is Truly America's College Football Team

    Editor's note: This feature was written prior to Memphis' upset bid over Ole Miss on Saturday. Read on for inside look at how a struggling problem found a way to rise to the top...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 37,724 reads 71 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 7

    Behold college football’s glorious bone-in ribeye . Cooked medium rare, of course, served with a delicious side of steamed asparagus—the asparagus you could never ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 23,619 reads 36 comments