1. College Football's Ultimate Villain, Alabama, Reigns on Shake-Up Saturday

    Like a collection of supersized, supercharged monsters, Alabama announced its emphatic return late Saturday night in a homecoming celebrated by few. It ripped the limbs off an undefeated team and casually tossed them aside...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 94,296 reads 321 comments

  2. Former LSU Players Reveal the Origins of Les Miles' 'Lesticles' Nickname

    I jumped into this piece expecting to craft a story about a madman with a magic football formula. I expected to pass along stories of improvisation, outlandish sideline charades, peculiar play-calling vernacular and moments of accidental genius...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 20,678 reads 16 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 10

    Congratulations! You have officially made it to the most exciting, intense and unpredictable month of the college football season. Take a bow. You did it. Now, say farewell to your social life...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 24,639 reads 47 comments

  4. Everyone Relax, College Football Playoff Confusion Will Sort Itself Out Soon

    Before you are overtaken with College Football Playoff outrage, before you flood selection committee chairman Jeff Long's Twitter mentions with deafening atrocities, before you demand ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 85,252 reads 412 comments

  5. Bleacher Report's Ultimate College Football Playoff Preview

    And so it begins. On Tuesday night, 12 human beings from various backgrounds will emerge from a secluded bunker—well, a Texas hotel banquet room with coffee—and begin the impossible process of selecting the College Football Playoff...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 27,655 reads 221 comments

  6. The Chaos Team College Football Needs to Pay Attention to

    When you go home this evening, I want you to have “the talk” with your children. This won’t be easy, but their innocent ears need to hear it. They deserve to hear it...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 28,411 reads 67 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 9

    Beware the haunted house. Consider this the applicable theme for Week 9 of the college football season...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 21,254 reads 44 comments

  8. College Football Playoff Notebook: The Calm Before the Storm

    This seems like the appropriate time to remind you that the College Football Playoff selection committee despises your favorite college football team...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 9,411 reads 42 comments

  9. Celebrating College Football's Spoiler Weekend

    It was an unassuming Saturday. In fact, up until 10:11 p.m. Eastern time, one might have called it boring. Uneventful. Unsatisfying. An average slate of football games played out as such with few exceptions...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 64,901 reads 85 comments

  10. Out of the Spotlight and Back Again: Meet Vad Lee, the Face of the FCS

    This is not the college football story we typically write—not with our everlasting thirst for spotlight and fame. And besides that, there just really aren’t many chances to write it, anyway...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 21,112 reads 13 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 8

    This is the part of a weekly college football preview where the author tells you how magnificent the next Saturday will be...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 28,961 reads 61 comments

  12. College Football Playoff Notebook: Dark-Horse Teams Inching Us Closer to Chaos

    I have a confession to make: I love chaos. I want there to be so much chaos that the average fan taps out due to stress. There is never enough madness in college football; there can only be more...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 31,769 reads 88 comments

  13. The Fallout of Michigan's Disaster and the Rest of Shakeup Saturday

    The game was over. It was all a matter of semantics. What would those last few seconds look like for Michigan? Would time expire on the punt? Would Michigan State get one final, lateral-packed ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 49,457 reads 164 comments

  14. Undefeated and Underrated: Memphis Is Truly America's College Football Team

    Editor's note: This feature was written prior to Memphis' upset bid over Ole Miss on Saturday. Read on for inside look at how a struggling problem found a way to rise to the top...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 38,133 reads 71 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 7

    Behold college football’s glorious bone-in ribeye . Cooked medium rare, of course, served with a delicious side of steamed asparagus—the asparagus you could never ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 23,722 reads 36 comments

  16. College Football Playoff Notebook: Welcome to Shakeup Weekend

    By roughly 2 a.m. this coming Sunday, when the dust has cleared and the wreckage is being assessed, things will look mighty different than they do right now. It’s inevitable...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 13,993 reads 96 comments

  17. What Could Have Been If Ed Orgeron Was Named USC HC Instead of Steve Sarkisian

    With all due respect for the demons Steve Sarkisian is about to battle and the human side of a story that pulls at strings reserved for things far more important ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 41,478 reads 83 comments

  18. Time to Start Talking About Michigan as a National Title Contender

    Have a seat. Get comfortable. Pour yourself a drink, if you please. Over the next few minutes, I’m going to tell you why Michigan— yes, that Michigan —is suddenly ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 171,280 reads 320 comments

  19. Maurice Clarett's Advice for LSU Superstar Leonard Fournette

    Should Leonard Fournette be able to enter the 2016 NFL draft? In many ways, this conversation was preordained...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 176,951 reads 96 comments

  20. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 6

    In a sport so devoted to its most reputable brands, Week 6 is a reminder that the power programs of college football don’t always have to do the heavy lifting...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 46,275 reads 133 comments

  21. College Football Playoff Preview: Good Luck with This Mess, Selection Committee

    Dear College Football Playoff Selection Committee member, I hope this message finds you well. The last time we spoke, I was writing you from Indianapolis hours after Ohio State’s ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 45,044 reads 189 comments

  22. After Chaotic, Upset-Filled Week 5, Who Is College Football's Real No. 1 Team?

    The nation’s No. 1 team did not look like the nation's No. 1 team. The No. 2 team did the same. The No. 3, No. 6, No. 7 and No. 8 teams lost outright...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 119,320 reads 490 comments

  23. From Fast Food to Fast Track: Jaylon Smith's Rise to Superstardom

    On his way home from practice one evening back in the fall of 2012, Kyle Lindsay had a taste for Burger King...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 111,488 reads 87 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 5

    Do nothing on Saturday. This is not meant to be a threat, but rather a friendly alert from your College Football Viewership Ambassador. By locking yourself in front of a large flat screen and a full fridge, you're doing far more than most...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 84,173 reads 218 comments

  25. Making Sense of College Football's Crazy, Confusing 1st Month

    There have been dramatic, unforeseen upsets. There have been Hail Marys—stressing the plural. Heartbreak has been dealt in industrial-sized Solo cups without hesitation. There have been games decided by fingertips and deflected passes...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 2 years ago 34,516 reads 78 comments