1. Bleacher Report's Very Early Top 25 for 2014 College Football Season

    You have two options: you can force yourself to hate-watch SEC basketball, or you can begin thinking about the next college football season. Consider this the red pill/blue pill scenario...

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  2. Johnny Manziel Declares for NFL Draft: What Is His College Football Legacy?

    Often times when discussing legacies, numbers take over. Wins, statistics and trophies lead the conversation...

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  3. What I Loved and Hated from the College Football Bowl Season

    Well done, college football. Well done by all. This year’s bowl season proved to be quite the ride, although sadly it has come to a close...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 19,765 reads 26 comments

  4. Does FSU or Auburn Have Better Shot to Return to Title Game Next Year?

    With the final BCS game in the rearview and College Football Playoff commercials already consuming your television, the focus already turns to next season...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 16,014 reads 239 comments

  5. BCS National Championship Game 2014: Auburn's Cinderella Slipper Finally Breaks

    It’s been a wild ride, Auburn. And perhaps wild doesn ’t even begin to describe the season that was...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 2,943 reads 120 comments

  6. Florida State vs. Auburn: BCS Had to Go, but What a Way to End It

    It didn ’t feel real. None of it did. The final five minutes were too good to be true. It was exciting, exhausting, thrilling and yet a fitting end to a complicated era...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 5,493 reads 39 comments

  7. Farewell BCS, Thanks for the Memories

    For every frustration—and it’s a long, infuriating list—there was Texas-USC. For every misinformed, uninterested Harris Poll voter, there was the 2001 Miami team that looked and played like a Pro Bowl roster, which it basically was...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 20,935 reads 73 comments

  8. 6 Best Prop Bets for 2014 BCS National Championship Game

    The BCS National Championship Game has been covered from every angle—twice, three times, maybe—which means there’s only one angle left to take. It also happens to be the most important angle of them all...

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  9. Cotton Bowl 2014: Henry Josey's Incredible Road Back to Superstardom

    Rex Sharp, Missouri’s head athletic trainer, called it the most devastating knee injury he had seen in athletics...

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  10. Oh What a Night, Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl Give Us Best Night of Bowl Season

    Friday night was an evening built for multiple televisions, a full fridge and an extra set of eyeballs. And if you were functioning with only one screen at your disposal, hopefully your remote-control skills was up to par...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 42,353 reads 260 comments

  11. Sugar Bowl 2014: End of the Alabama Dynasty, or Just Re-Calibrating?

    Hours before Alabama was thoroughly dismantled as more than a two-touchdown favorite in the Sugar Bowl, it landed yet another outstanding commitment. Tony Brown, the No...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 37,958 reads 574 comments

  12. BCS National Championship 2014: Does Auburn or FSU Benefit More from Layoff?

    Both teams could have done without the wait. In fact, Auburn and Florida State would have gladly suited up a week later, touched gloves and got right back to work...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 24,506 reads 296 comments

  13. Outback Bowl 2014: Even in Loss, Kirk Ferentz Restored Faith in Iowa's Future

    Even though Iowa fell short of the upset bid against LSU in the Outback Bowl, the season should be viewed as an overwhelming success for a program (and a coach) that desperately needed it...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 5,542 reads 25 comments

  14. Nebraska's Win over Georgia Just the Start Bo Pelini Needed in 2014

    What a difference a year makes. Better yet, what a difference one day makes. Nebraska’s 24-19 win over No. 22 Georgia in the Gator Bowl was the start to 2014 that Bo Pelini had to have...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,690 reads 60 comments

  15. It's Tough to Swallow, but Leaving Penn State Is the Right Move for Bill O'Brien

    I remember Bill O’Brien at his first Big Ten media day, absorbing all punches like a seasoned vet who had been put through the meat grinder before...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 8,035 reads 45 comments

  16. Alamo Bowl 2013: Mack Brown Should Be Celebrated, but Change Was Necessary

    There was no upset, no surprise Gatorade bath, no dramatic carry off. Mack Brown ’s final game as Texas head coach ended with an anticipated thud against Oregon in the Alamo ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 35,542 reads 104 comments

  17. Pinstripe Bowl 2013: Notre Dame Proves Just How Bad It Needs Everett Golson Back

    Tommy Rees did a serviceable job filling in at quarterback for Notre Dame this season—one he likely won’t get enough credit for—but the Irish need Everett Golson to recapture the magic of a season ago...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,904 reads 82 comments

  18. Military Bowl 2013: Rakeem Cato Shows He's a Name to Watch in 2014 Heisman Race

    The room for error is minuscule, but Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato is a name you should keep in mind when talking about next year’s Heisman award...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,393 reads 24 comments

  19. Cancel Your NYE Plans to Watch the Johnny Manziel Experience Just One Last Time

    Don’t go downtown. Don’t go to dinner. Don’t spend $75 on that wristband that doesn’t include top-shelf goodness and does include obscenely long lines...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 42,906 reads 123 comments

  20. Handing out Our 2013 Christmas Gifts to the College Football World

    Finding the perfect gift this time of year can be an impossible exercise, one that is made more challenging with budget limitations and fear of parking lots...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 8,663 reads 12 comments

  21. College Football Bowl Predictions: Picking All 35 Games Against the Spread

    The bowl season, as currently constructed, is 34 glorious exhibitions and one national championship. This will change slightly next year with the debut of semifinal matchups , but the exhibitions will remain intact...

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  22. For Coaches Like Mack Brown and Bobby Bowden, It's Hard to Know When to Say When

    In the clearing stands a boxer And a fighter by his trade And he carries the reminders Of ev'ry glove that layed him down Or cut him till he cried out ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,032 reads 41 comments

  23. College Football 2013 Bowl Season Simulation

    In all likelihood, this will be the final NCAA Football simulation ever created. Typing such things creates a sinking feeling, and the void is taking shape before it actually exists...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 17,664 reads 70 comments

  24. A Look at How Schools with Interim Coaches Traditionally Fare in Bowl Games

    ‘Tis the season for interim coaches. It’s one of the most difficult jobs in all of sports...

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  25. How a College Football Program Conducts a Coaching Search

    The Silly Season does not understand reasoning. It’s why Nick Saban staying at his current school is an enormous development...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 51,454 reads 58 comments