1. 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 5 months ago 41,870 reads 63 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 33,052 reads 33 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 124,528 reads 324 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 88,847 reads 199 comments

  5. 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 4,353 reads 24 comments

  6. 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 65,400 reads 250 comments

  7. What College Football Fans Should Look for in Spring Practice

    You will pay close attention to spring football happenings because the alternative is no football. That’s not the only reason you’ll tune in to college football’s ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 10,250 reads 5 comments

  8. Inside the Life of a College Football Assistant Coach

    Before Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand became one of the hottest coaching commodities in the country, before he starred in his own Reddit AMA and long before he challenged ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 25,338 reads 7 comments

  9. An Early Signing Period Is a Logical Next Step for College Football

    If you peruse various rosters this spring—and of course you will—you’ll notice one definitive trend: There are more freshmen enrolling early in college than ever before...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 331 reads 22 comments

  10. Why Have a College Football Hall of Fame If Derrick Thomas Isn't in It?

    Derrick Thomas is not in the College Football Hall of Fame. Normally, a phrase along these lines would match up accordingly with absurdities such as “the sky isn’t ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 6,513 reads 25 comments

  11. Should More College Football Teams Drop the Spring Football Game?

    Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst is on the verge of something unprecedented. It's a decision that could mold how other programs' offseasons are handled in the future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 4,567 reads 7 comments

  12. College Football's Oscars from the 2013 Season

    The celebration of excellence is a joyful occasion. In the world of film, this yearly celebration comes with a gathering of rich people, a hearty serving of jokes and the scattering of gold statues...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 17,797 reads 58 comments

  13. Is College Football Set to Experience a Severe Quarterback Drought in 2014?

    Talent departs, and new talent steps in to fill in the void. This tried and tested formula has long been college football’s cure for absorbing lost star power...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 25,008 reads 99 comments

  14. College Football Players We'll Miss the Most in 2014

    They grow up so dang fast. The college stars we've marveled over the past three to four years—some even less—have officially transitioned from college football to the NFL with the NFL Scouting Combine in the rearview mirror...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 14,830 reads 56 comments

  15. Projecting Point Spreads for the Top Games of the 2014 College Football Season

    There’s no good reason to manufacture point spreads for the top 25 college football games of the 2014 season at this point in the offseason. Then again, there’s no good reason not to, either...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 35,131 reads 38 comments

  16. Is College Football's Battle Against Tempo Already Underway?

    The first shot was fired when the NCAA Football Rules Committee proposed a surprising change, ruffling some feathers without warning. In reality, however, the discussion regarding tempo is simply a precursor of the conversation to come...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 7,047 reads 80 comments

  17. The NFL Scouting Process, College Football's Most Relentless Foe

    Over the next three-and-a-half months, NFL minds will tell you why your favorite college football player from the past three or four years is defective...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 2,528 reads 8 comments

  18. College Football's Unfair, Hypocritical Transfer Rules Are in Need of a Reboot

    Around this time each year, the maddening process of player transfers becomes a story. It becomes a story because a) there’s a fair amount of confusion on what is and isn ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 17,293 reads 67 comments

  19. The Most Important True Freshmen for the 2014 College Football Season

    It's no longer a matter of age. The ancient days of waiting for development and growth have long passed. If you can play, you will play early...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 6 months ago 27,911 reads 41 comments

  20. Do College Athletics Have a Fan Problem?

    This is not an Auburn problem, a Texas Tech problem or a problem with schools being represented in a negative light...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 6,759 reads 61 comments

  21. Has National Signing Day Lost Its Luster?

    The spectacle that is national signing day is real. Business is good. Networks and other news outlets—recruiting-focused or not—have turned this yearly ritual into an all-day affair...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,558 reads 19 comments

  22. A Breakdown of Every Head Coach's National Signing Day Speech

    On Wednesday, college football coaches across the nation will celebrate the end of the recruiting cycle by embracing a familiar routine. They will each deliver the exact same national signing day speech once their busy days come to a close...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 7,471 reads 3 comments

  23. The College Football Fan's Guide to National Signing Day Etiquette

    You play a role in this. Yes, you . No, you will not be asked to remove the dust off the nearest fax machine and send in your national letter of intent. Well, unless you’re a recruit reading this...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 12,676 reads 28 comments

  24. An Ode to the Fax Machine, National Signing Day's Oldest Recruit

    Not long ago, your connectivity began with the AOL Matrix Orchestra greeting your every login. All the information you could possibly imagine at your fingertips, delivered to you at extravagant 56k warp speeds...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,753 reads 2 comments

  25. Response to Unionization Talks Just Another Example of NCAA's Hypocrisy

    With another fire to put out—just a well-worn ritual at this point—the NCAA responded the only way it knows how: by leaving the extinguisher untouched on the wall, instead dousing the flames with enough gasoline to power a Prius for months...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 18,901 reads 153 comments