1. The College Football Playoff Elimination Game Nobody Saw Coming

    Bill Snyder, master of chalkboards, play sheets and press conferences, shaped Kansas State’s upcoming landscape-alerting matchup in a way only he could...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 22,748 reads 47 comments

  2. Kramer's College Football Playoff Notebook: Committee Not Afraid of Huge Moves

    We had our doubts—and the final verdict is nowhere close to taking shape —although the College Football Playoff selection committee is doing enough in its infancy to ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 18,658 reads 73 comments

  3. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: The Painful Game

    The college football season is rife with agony. With so much emotion poured into each week—from the fans, to the coaches to the players—disappointment is inevitable. For this entire operation to run smoothly, teams need to lose...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 13,252 reads 7 comments

  4. Ole Miss Suffers the Most Heartbreaking Loss You Will See All Year

    Your heart aches for Ole Miss after its 35-31 home loss versus Auburn. It doesn ’t matter if your rooting interests lie in Oxford, Starkville , Auburn or another geographical location entirely...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 82,445 reads 209 comments

  5. Meet Oregon's Solution to the Stanford Problem

    When Oregon unraveled against Stanford last season, its prized commit didn’t watch the familiar demolition unfold...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 36,915 reads 88 comments

  6. College Football Playoff Notebook: Don't Panic, That's Just What They Want

    Have you thrown your computer through the nearest window yet? If so, that’s tremendous passion and dedication you’ve got there...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 27,109 reads 223 comments

  7. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: Mad Hatter's Magic Reigns

    It's easy to get lost in the splendors of Les Miles , nature's gift to college football. He eats grass...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 17,514 reads 16 comments

  8. Chaos Reigns in College Football; Good Luck, Playoff Committee

    It has sat idle, waiting for the appropriate time to surface. The College Football Playoff, after plenty of debate, dissection and discussion is suddenly at our doorstep...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 month ago 35,078 reads 94 comments

  9. Where Have You Gone, Coach O?

    The drive between Northwestern State and Mandeville, Louisiana is roughly four hours. It’s an unassuming trek—with two roads doing the majority of the heavy lifting—although ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 74,325 reads 124 comments

  10. College Football Week 8 Predictions: Picking Top-25 Games Against the Spread

    College football’s regular season is halfway complete, which is jarring and, yet, somehow familiar. Each campaign moves at extraordinary speed, and we don’t realize ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 19,276 reads 16 comments

  11. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: The Death of Defense

    16,200. That’s approximately—give or take a few hundred—how many seconds it took for Baylor and TCU to play a regulation football game on Saturday...

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  12. The Only 7 Teams Who Control Their Own College Football Playoff Destiny

    There is still so much to be determined, and yet, it’s amazing how much we already know. The bedlam of the college football season has created a foggy College Football Playoff picture at the halfway point...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 57,546 reads 201 comments

  13. College Football Week 7 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    It’s not an act you want to follow, but Week 7 has no choice but to roll up its sleeves and dive right in. Following an upset-driven, chaos-infused weekend of college football, we are back at it once again, still processing what we observed...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 22,509 reads 11 comments

  14. The Anatomy of a Field Storming: The Fantastic Saga of the Ole Miss Goalposts

    All that's left are pieces: pieces of football history and a reminder of just how beautiful this game can be...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 46,303 reads 46 comments

  15. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: Was This the Best Week Ever?

    Goal posts were triumphantly carried through cities , eventually making their way into apartment buildings. Bars and living rooms reached max capacity, and then some...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 12,529 reads 4 comments

  16. Week of Upsets Turns College Football Upside Down: Who Is No. 1?

    It was advertised as must-see, the first meaningful—and potentially impactful—week of the youthful college football season. Oftentimes these instances provide more sizzle than steak, Week 6 was a glaring, glorious exception...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 months ago 90,418 reads 343 comments

  17. The Domino Effect of No. 2 Oregon's Loss to Arizona

    Not like this, Oregon. Not like this. A loss to UCLA on the road? Sure, that makes plenty of sense. Falling to Stanford for the third consecutive year? Considering recent history, no one would have argued...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 184,265 reads 538 comments

  18. How Ameer Abdullah Went from Forgotten Alabama Recruit to Heisman Contender

    Gus Malzahn, one of the brightest offensive minds of our generation, desperately wanted Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah. So did Nick Saban . So did USC. So did a handful of other SEC schools, including Ole Miss, Tennessee and Arkansas...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 30,245 reads 60 comments

  19. College Football Week 6 Predictions: Picking Top-25 Games Against the Spread

    Two televisions will not suffice. To truly appreciate the depth and overall brilliance of Week 6 of the college football season, you’re going to need more...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 31,859 reads 32 comments

  20. Week 5 College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner

    Breaking through—or reestablishing your worth, no matter how you want to phrase it—is exceedingly challenging in college football. We appreciate and celebrate moral victories...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 19,779 reads 20 comments

  21. Florida State Will Not Make It Through the Season Undefeated

    It’s become abundantly clear, even after a 56-point output, that Florida State will see its unblemished streak come to an end at some point this season. The loss may not come next week at Wake Forest...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 25,394 reads 192 comments

  22. Bret Bielema's Arkansas Razorbacks Are the SEC's Sleeper Team of 2014

    For a moment this week, Bret Bielema ’s main concern wasn’t the vaunted Texas A&M passing attack or a division ripe with ranked teams and College Football Playoff hopefuls...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 12,450 reads 72 comments

  23. College Football Week 5 Predictions: Picking Top-25 Games Against the Spread

    If you could categorize Week 5 of the college football season in one word, that one word would likely be “appetizer.” By its lonesome it can be filling and delicious, although this course serves as only a precursor of greatness to come...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 26,657 reads 18 comments

  24. Week 4 College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner

    The rain fell. And then it fell a bit harder. And then Michigan Stadium emptied as the skies opened, causing the football surface to look more pond than playing field...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 379 reads 13 comments

  25. Florida State Would Have No Shot at Playoffs Without Jameis Winston

    It became clear, somewhere smack-dab in the middle of the second half, just how valuable Jameis Winston is to Florida State. Perhaps such value should have been recognized well before we got to witness this doomsday scenario...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 24,983 reads 142 comments