1. 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 18,902 reads 153 comments

  2. Early Best Value Bets for 2014 Heisman Trophy

    Betting the Heisman—as you might expect—has proved to be a difficult task in recent years. The favorites have typically followed up promise and hype with disappointment, and the award comes with a certain bit of unpredictability...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 10,260 reads 26 comments

  3. Leaving Early for the NFL Is One of the Safest Risks a CFB Player Can Make

    The entire thing is one enormous gamble. Let’s start there. By participating in a regulated game of college football—or even a run-of-mill practice in pads—you’re putting your body at risk for the cost of a scholarship...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 21,224 reads 42 comments

  4. How to Fix College Football's Broken Targeting Rule

    Last summer, Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald casually outlined an outside-the-box solution well before it was officially necessary...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 7,894 reads 19 comments

  5. Why Clemson Was the Biggest Winner of College Football's Wild Coaching Carousel

    The high-profile, high-salary relocations were plentiful in this year’s rendition of the silly season, although Clemson—even without any new major additions or departures from the staff—came away victorious...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 6,641 reads 16 comments

  6. Crazy Coaching Carousel a Reminder Recruits Must Commit to School, Not Coach

    For the latest batch of high school seniors ready to sign their letters of intent in mere weeks, the writing is on the wall: There’s a distinct possibility the head coach who ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 32,240 reads 58 comments

  7. Inside the Mind of a College Football Message Board Troll

    Urban Dictionary, your definitive source for all things Internet-related, defines "trolling" as the following: trolling Being a prick on the Internet because you can...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 8,665 reads 133 comments

  8. Want to Become the Next Auburn? Here's the Blueprint to Follow

    Let’s make one thing clear: Even if the following steps are executed with the meticulousness of a world-class brain surgeon, the likelihood of an Auburn-esque turnaround in only one year is dubious...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 5,863 reads 22 comments

  9. Early Best Bets for the First Season of College Football Playoff Era

    The dust is only beginning to settle on the season that was, the haze making it difficult to see beyond your hand. But you can already wager hard-earned dollars on which team will win the College Football Playoff in 2015...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 16,452 reads 94 comments

  10. Forget About His Past, Lane Kiffin as Alabama OC Makes a Lot of Sense

    The actual football impact of Nick Saban 's decision to hire Lane Kiffin will be buried deep in a pile of Internet witticisms and suffocating narrative. Much of this Kiffin has done to himself, of course...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 58,322 reads 374 comments

  11. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 201,632 reads 1009 comments

  12. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 48,193 reads 211 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 19,784 reads 26 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 16,083 reads 239 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 2,976 reads 120 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 5,543 reads 39 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 20,993 reads 73 comments

  18. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 12,512 reads 5 comments

  19. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 4,693 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 42,391 reads 260 comments

  21. 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 8 months ago 38,045 reads 574 comments

  22. 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 8 months ago 24,569 reads 296 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 5,577 reads 25 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 10,721 reads 60 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 8,037 reads 45 comments