1. 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 8 months ago 6,802 reads 61 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 10,577 reads 19 comments

  3. 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 9 months ago 7,504 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 9 months ago 12,704 reads 26 comments

  5. 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 9 months ago 10,805 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 9 months ago 18,927 reads 153 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 10,325 reads 26 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 21,248 reads 42 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 7,944 reads 19 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 6,678 reads 16 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 32,267 reads 58 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 8,713 reads 133 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 5,882 reads 22 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 16,548 reads 94 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 58,353 reads 374 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 201,712 reads 1006 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 48,343 reads 211 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 19,796 reads 26 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 16,186 reads 239 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 3,028 reads 120 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 5,584 reads 39 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 21,077 reads 73 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 12,547 reads 5 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 4,733 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 42,437 reads 260 comments