1. 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 7 months ago 17,646 reads 16 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 35,099 reads 94 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 74,874 reads 124 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 19,315 reads 16 comments

  5. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 69 reads 11 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 57,580 reads 201 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 22,541 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 46,388 reads 46 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 12,551 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 90,459 reads 343 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 184,340 reads 531 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 30,863 reads 60 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 31,891 reads 32 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 19,791 reads 20 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 25,422 reads 192 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 12,527 reads 72 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 26,671 reads 18 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 385 reads 13 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 24,997 reads 142 comments

  20. No One in the Right in Jameis Winston Suspension Saga

    A situation that began with the crude and inappropriate words of a 20-year-old in a very public setting—albeit words from a star player with a complicated past—has evolved ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 124,324 reads 401 comments

  21. College Football Week 4 Predictions: Picking Top-25 Games Against the Spread

    Every underdog has its day—or in this instance, week—and Week 3 was a celebration of the little guys. Size and expectations for these teams varied greatly in nature, although the overall performances were noteworthy...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 19,643 reads 10 comments

  22. College Football's Greatest Old Wizard Isn't Ready to Ride Off into the Sunset

    Bill Snyder ’s college coaching debut came three years before we landed on the moon. The president was Lyndon B. Johnson. A gallon of gas cost $0.32. The Beatles, in the words of the late John Lennon, were "more popular than Jesus...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 30,912 reads 15 comments

  23. Week 3 College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner

    When Steve Spurrier ’s voice met microphone moments after South Carolina’s 38-35 upset victory over Georgia—a game that will be remembered for the Gamecocks’ ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 20,350 reads 15 comments

  24. Appreciating College Football's Week 3 Season-Ruiners

    The true value of an upset often goes unappreciated. A team, typically ranked, inexplicably loses to another squad perceived to be inferior in some form, and thus the unexpected knocks on our front door without warning...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 32,631 reads 28 comments

  25. Appreciating the Players Who Helped Save Penn State Football

    What happened at Penn State was horrific. So unspeakably evil that it’s difficult to put into words. Retribution is coming, and the souls responsible will pay dearly, as they should...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 34,466 reads 50 comments