1. 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 8 months ago 42,902 reads 123 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 8,681 reads 12 comments

  3. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 125,649 reads 134 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 10,056 reads 41 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 17,882 reads 70 comments

  6. 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...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 6,883 reads 5 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 51,490 reads 58 comments

  8. Dramatic Shift to More Freshmen on Field Means Changing Heisman Paradigm

    At the moment, the Heisman is a young man’s award. The once-impenetrable barrier standing between underclassmen and the giant hunk of bronze is long gone. Only rubble remains...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 35,072 reads 231 comments

  9. How Should College Football Fans Feel About Jameis Winston and Florida State?

    Jameis Winston is an extraordinary football talent deserving of the accolades, praise and awards he is now stockpiling...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 8 months ago 13,332 reads 148 comments

  10. What Vegas Odds Can Tell Us About the 2013-2014 College Football Bowl Season

    These are more than just 34 exhibition games and a championship. The bowl season is the last serving of college football you will have for the foreseeable future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 25,075 reads 21 comments

  11. What I Loved and Hated from the College Football Regular Season

    You've been in the position. Sometimes when things don’t go your way, there’s nothing else you can do but eat an entire pizza in seclusion and sadness...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 9,217 reads 26 comments

  12. BCS Bowls 2013-14: This Season's Group of Games Is Compelling

    Choosing the lineup of BCS games is anything but a perfect science. It’s more about ticket sales, shoulder rubs and favors for particular conferences and, of course, money. It’s always about money...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 32,094 reads 197 comments

  13. College Football Fans Better Get Used to Baylor on the Big Stage

    This is not a fluke. This was not a blip on the radar that will vanish once the 2014 season arrives. Baylor football is here to stay, so you might as well get used to it. For the first time ever, the Bears won the Big 12...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 16,687 reads 113 comments

  14. Texas vs. Baylor: If This Was the End of Mack Brown, Who's Next?

    Give Mack Brown credit. Without his starting quarterback and with a handful of key injuries throughout the year, he had Texas within 30 minutes of a BCS bowl. It wasn’t always easy on the eyes, but the season never truly got away...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 60,949 reads 354 comments

  15. Washington Is Early Winner of Coaching Carousel with Hire of Chris Petersen

    This is a brilliant hire. It’s simple, really. Washington landed the man that many assumed would never leave his now-former post...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 18,271 reads 54 comments

  16. Jameis Winston Won't Go to Court, but How About the Court of Public Opinion?

    There are no winners here. No one is coming away victorious given the strange an unfortunate circumstances...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 52,493 reads 641 comments

  17. College Football 2013 Week 15 Simulation

    Rivalry games, conference championships and a video game telling you exactly what will happen before it happens: If the world’s greatest simulation device is correct—it ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 12,239 reads 42 comments

  18. College Football Week 15 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    The typical robust slate of Top 25 games has more or less been cut in half. The season has progressed far too quickly, and we’ ve reached the end of the road...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 20,849 reads 6 comments

  19. Just Because It Looks Like the BCS Will Work out Again Doesn't Make It Right

    Chaos came on schedule for the BCS , just like always. Like the morning train that shows up at precisely 7:24 a.m.—with or without you—or that six-month dentist appointment you can’t run from, the expected unfolded right on time...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 13,206 reads 371 comments

  20. Week 14 Is the Exact Reason Why We Love College Football

    You put in a lot of time at the tailgate, on the couch and in the comment section. Countless hours are spent engulfed in the greatest sport on earth—college football, of course—hoping that the weekly hype will somehow match the results...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 8,151 reads 20 comments

  21. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 14

    These are the Saturdays you remember. You’ll remember where you were, who you were with, what delicious pork product you were eating—goodness, I hope you were eating pork—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 10,118 reads 31 comments

  22. Auburn vs. Missouri: An Early Look at the 2013 SEC Championship Game

    Auburn and Missouri will meet in the SEC championship, just like we predicted at the beginning of the season. Unless you are some sort of football wizard with magical football prediction powers, this was clearly not the case...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 32,382 reads 53 comments

  23. Iron Bowl 2013: Was This the Greatest College Football Game in Recent Memory?

    I can’t tell you exactly what happened or how it happened, because I’m not sure I’ll be able to process it without ample time to digest. Even then it might not help...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 15,661 reads 49 comments

  24. Brady Hoke Isn't on the Hot Seat, but Bad Loss to OSU Could Make Things Ugly

    The moment before the “hot seat” label is officially bestowed upon a coach is always the most fascinating. There’s nothing official about this process, of course, it just sort of happens...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 23,911 reads 189 comments

  25. College Football Week 14 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Rivalry week also marks the end of the regular college football season, a harsh reality drowned in Thanksgiving leftovers. It's not over for everyone, but it it will be for most...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 29,047 reads 24 comments