1. Ex-Homeless Baylor Football Player Finding Himself After Losing NCAA Eligibility

    Editor's note: According to former Baylor running back Silas Nacita , a school compliance official met with him on February 24 and informed the formerly homeless walk-on that ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 236,625 reads 201 comments

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

    A 64-team college football playoff is a ridiculous concept that will never be realized. Let’s admit that before we go cannonballing our way down the hypothetical rabbit hole...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 148,929 reads 651 comments

  3. Meet Kareem Hunt, the Best College Football Player You Don't Know

    The best player you've never heard ran for 271 yards and five touchdowns the last time he played in a regulation football game, although you probably didn't watch. He weighs 220 pounds and recently clocked a 4...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 51,360 reads 26 comments

  4. What College Stars Can Learn from NFL Players Ditching Millions to Retire Early

    If you’re Myles Jack, UCLA's gifted linebacker who's less than a year away from being allowed to leave for the NFL, the past week provided much food for thought...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 27,332 reads 15 comments

  5. Ultimate Guide to 2015 College Football Spring Practice

    I cleaned my grill last week and bought a fresh supply of propane. I still had to navigate the Chicago-sized piles of melting snow to get there, although the writing is on the wall: ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 53,157 reads 140 comments

  6. Overlooked, Undersized Vernon Adams Is College Football's Superstar in Waiting

    “I want to earn the starting spot, earn everyone’s trust, win games, win a Pac-12 championship, hopefully a Heisman and a national championship,” Vernon Adams Jr...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 138,418 reads 118 comments

  7. In Defense of College Football Stars' Combine 'Failures'

    Fresh off a record-breaking 24-sack season in 2002, Arizona State defensive end Terrell Suggs took his immense gifts to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine and stumbled out of the gate, both literally and figuratively...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 36,441 reads 25 comments

  8. The Anatomy of a 400-Pound Man's Touchdown

    When men weighing over 300 pounds touch a football, we hear music. And on those cherished occasions when they score touchdowns, we’re treated to glorious symphonies...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 38,719 reads 24 comments

  9. How the Unnamed NFL Scout Became College Football Fans' Worst Nightmare

    They tear down giants with a single sentence. They make their presence felt without ever announcing their presence at all...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 40,710 reads 41 comments

  10. Recruiting Services Are Tracking 6th-Grader: His Dad Explains Why It's No Biggie

    Daron Bryden is regarded as one of the best pro-style quarterbacks of his class. This is true. It's also necessary, however, to highlight other factual information as it pertains to this recruit—or should we say, "recruit...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 147,258 reads 31 comments

  11. Welcome to the Unprecedented New Era of College Football Free Agency

    Before Russell Wilson won a Super Bowl and then lost a Super Bowl, he had a decision to make. Fresh off a failed baseball career and three years of sporadic—but still successful—quarterback ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 36,290 reads 28 comments

  12. College Football Recruiting's Great Moral Dilemma

    Go back and review every press conference or sound bite delivered by a college football coach over the last year. Stack them neatly in a giant pile...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 43,256 reads 86 comments

  13. Ultimate Guide to 2015 National Signing Day

    1. What This is recruiting’s Super Bowl. It’s the day college football diehards anticipate for 364 days. It’s excessive, intense and wildly entertaining...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 84,559 reads 73 comments

  14. The Return of Ed Orgeron, College Football's Most Charismatic Recruiter

    It was the call I had been waiting for, although I didn’t expect it to arrive on a Sunday night just as I sat down for dinner. The California area code came into focus...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 58,364 reads 39 comments

  15. The Beginning of the End of National Signing Day

    Continue to be absorbed, avoiding work and life responsibilities at all costs. Fake sick harder than you have ever faked sick before, maybe even tossing in a fever to match that “really bad cough” you developed in a matter of 12 hours...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 48,608 reads 58 comments

  16. Inside the Life of Trent Thompson, the Nation's No. 1 College Football Recruit

    Inside Octavia Jones’ Westover High School office lies a piece of football treasure. Although it’s not protected in glass casing just yet, the head coach of this Albany, Georgia, program has already mapped out this next step...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 120,135 reads 56 comments

  17. Preview of the 2015 Recruiting Season for Dummies

    Don’t be afraid, friend. Deep, deep breaths. There’s nothing to fear about the game-less chasm that is the college football offseason. There is still much to do, so much to see and discuss...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 100,990 reads 146 comments

  18. Changes to the College Football Playoff We All Want to See

    The College Football Playoff that will be served next season will taste and smell a lot like the College Football Playoff we’re still digesting. This is a good thing; no one should pass up dry-aged, bone-in rib-eye for mystery meat...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 30,021 reads 168 comments

  19. A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Meeting That Changed College Football

    On December 6, tucked away in the privacy of the Bluebonnet Boardroom at the Gaylord Texan Resort, a group of athletic directors, politicians, NCAA employees, former coaches and one ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 36,063 reads 55 comments

  20. Kramer's College Football Notebook: Complete Offseason Preview

    Success is intoxicating. It’s why congratulatory praise is often left open-ended, leaving room for the possibility of an encore...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 66,939 reads 205 comments

  21. College Football Playoff Works to Perfection

    The man who once fought against a college football postseason with every bone in his body stood on the sport’s brightest stage imaginable, smile engaged, celebrating his masterpiece...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 8,670 reads 62 comments

  22. Urban Meyer, Ohio State and the Greatest Championship Story in College Football

    What if I told you that a team lost two Heisman quarterbacks in a matter of six months? If you didn ’t read that in a made-for-documentary voice, now would be the time to start...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 211,316 reads 633 comments

  23. How Oregon Football Got Tough

    To understand how Oregon found its edge, look no further than the two best-dressed men in the room with more than 50 years of experience between them...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 40,889 reads 153 comments

  24. Urban Meyer and the Resurrection of the Big Ten

    The Big Ten died on September 6, 2014. We watched it die together. With the inspiration of my boss and enough negative fuel to power a visit to the moon, I wrote a eulogy for a conference while assessing the damage...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 45,882 reads 255 comments

  25. Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: Playoff Is a Huge Win, What Took so Long?

    In December of 2010, former BCS stage coordinator and current College Football Playoff puppet master, Bill Hancock, wrote a column for USA Today adamantly defending college football’s former playoff-less era...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 52,791 reads 137 comments