1. Should More College Football Teams Drop the Spring Football Game?

    Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst is on the verge of something unprecedented. It's a decision that could mold how other programs' offseasons are handled in the future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 4,636 reads 7 comments

  2. College Football's Oscars from the 2013 Season

    The celebration of excellence is a joyful occasion. In the world of film, this yearly celebration comes with a gathering of rich people, a hearty serving of jokes and the scattering of gold statues...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 17,840 reads 58 comments

  3. Is College Football Set to Experience a Severe Quarterback Drought in 2014?

    Talent departs, and new talent steps in to fill in the void. This tried and tested formula has long been college football’s cure for absorbing lost star power...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 25,246 reads 99 comments

  4. College Football Players We'll Miss the Most in 2014

    They grow up so dang fast. The college stars we've marveled over the past three to four years—some even less—have officially transitioned from college football to the NFL with the NFL Scouting Combine in the rearview mirror...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 14,885 reads 56 comments

  5. Projecting Point Spreads for the Top Games of the 2014 College Football Season

    There’s no good reason to manufacture point spreads for the top 25 college football games of the 2014 season at this point in the offseason. Then again, there’s no good reason not to, either...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 35,543 reads 38 comments

  6. Is College Football's Battle Against Tempo Already Underway?

    The first shot was fired when the NCAA Football Rules Committee proposed a surprising change, ruffling some feathers without warning. In reality, however, the discussion regarding tempo is simply a precursor of the conversation to come...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 7,084 reads 79 comments

  7. The NFL Scouting Process, College Football's Most Relentless Foe

    Over the next three-and-a-half months, NFL minds will tell you why your favorite college football player from the past three or four years is defective...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 2,565 reads 8 comments

  8. College Football's Unfair, Hypocritical Transfer Rules Are in Need of a Reboot

    Around this time each year, the maddening process of player transfers becomes a story. It becomes a story because a) there’s a fair amount of confusion on what is and isn ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 17,648 reads 67 comments

  9. The Most Important True Freshmen for the 2014 College Football Season

    It's no longer a matter of age. The ancient days of waiting for development and growth have long passed. If you can play, you will play early...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 28,516 reads 41 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 6,861 reads 61 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 10,599 reads 19 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 7,623 reads 3 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 12,772 reads 26 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 10,889 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 18,986 reads 153 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 10,401 reads 26 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 21,257 reads 42 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 8,021 reads 19 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 6,724 reads 16 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 32,317 reads 58 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 8,701 reads 133 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 5,889 reads 22 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 16,639 reads 94 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 58,382 reads 374 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 201,810 reads 1006 comments