1. Rich Rodriguez's Unorthodox New Contract Could Open Pandora's Box

    What if, as part of its courting of Nick Saban , Texas was able to offer him an enormous salary—say $7 million a season—and ownership in a handful of gas stations spread ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 37,046 reads 26 comments

  2. Why Notre Dame's QB Competition Won't End When the 2014 Season Starts

    Brian Kelly finds himself in an attractive predicament, one that will stretch well past the summer heat and into the brisk South Bend fall...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 15,381 reads 22 comments

  3. What Early College Football Win Totals Tell Us About 2014 Season

    It has become a ritual of sorts, as much of the offseason buildup as preview magazines and conference media days...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 10,786 reads 20 comments

  4. How Legally Blind Athlete Aaron Golub Reached His College Football Dream

    The whole thing is one enormous inconvenience. Not the fact that Aaron Golub is completely blind in his right eye and deals with restricted vision in his left, but that he’s talking to an anxious college football writer between classes...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 18,539 reads 19 comments

  5. Alabama Quarterback Jacob Coker Is College Football's Biggest Wild Card in 2014

    When Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher named Jameis Winston the starter in August of last year, you could sense the hesitancy in his voice as a group of anxious reporters huddled around...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 61,141 reads 252 comments

  6. An Out-of-the-Box Approach Is a Must for College Football Recruiting Today

    Kitty Granato did not expect to receive any recruiting letters. Possibly because Kitty is a cat. More specifically, Kitty is J.T...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 10,133 reads 4 comments

  7. Top 2014 Candidates Capable of Ending the Running Back Heisman Drought

    It’s been five years since a running back has won the Heisman. Somehow it feels like the drought stretches even further back, an era that feels lost in a new age of the sport...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 51,740 reads 273 comments

  8. Underdogs No More, Auburn Now a Popular Selection in Vegas and Beyond

    Value is a preferred term within Vegas walls, the Holy Grail for Sin City voyagers looking for a score. As is usually the case, however, you never truly appreciate value until it’s gone...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 14,847 reads 46 comments

  9. Examining Likely Candidates for No. 1 Overall Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft

    This is not a mock draft or an attempt to predict a future that will get here in due time. Instead, consider this a friendly heads-up—a watch list for the spectacular—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 20,484 reads 60 comments

  10. Should the Big Ten Be Worried About Its Lack of Top-10 Draft Picks?

    It isn’t unusual, and perhaps the acceptance is what’s most concerning. For the sixth consecutive year, the Big Ten was absent from the top 10 in the NFL draft, as ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,491 reads 18 comments

  11. An Open Letter to Jim Tressel: Don't Close the Door on Coaching Just Yet

    This is a heartfelt message to former Ohio State coach and Youngstown State President Jim Tressel . (Imagine Morgan Freeman is reading it to you...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 10,896 reads 24 comments

  12. The Return of Utah State Quarterback Chuckie Keeton, CFB's Most Exciting Talent

    His response, in many ways, was poetic. After all, it’s the unexpected that put him in this trying situation in the first place...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 22,444 reads 12 comments

  13. The 2014 College Football Coaches Mock Draft

    Hello, and welcome to the 2014 College Football Coaches Mock Draft. By now you’ve looked at roughly 4,796 mock drafts—none of which will come close to resembling the actual NFL draft by pick No...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 70,762 reads 184 comments

  14. Releasing a Top 25 Weekly Poll a Dangerous Move for CFP Selection Committee

    It's going to feel a lot like BCS 2.0, but with people, faces and personalities to blame. And if you don't think that's going to push patience, fanbases and message board servers ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 19,043 reads 67 comments

  15. Why Is Change So Feared in College Football?

    Over the weekend, I stumbled upon a conversation between two gentlemen at the gym. Each was no younger than 40 and older than 55. The topic of their treadmill-strolling discussion centered on Northwestern and the possibility of players unionizing...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 4,422 reads 41 comments

  16. What Offshore Week 1 Point Spreads Tell Us About 2014 CFB Season

    It’s only April—going on May—but don’t let that take away from the excitement of seeing point spreads for college football’s opening weekend...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 5,812 reads 7 comments

  17. Love It or Hate It, Mark Emmert Is Just Doing His Job

    As negative PR continues to hinder the NCAA as it absorbs body blow after body blow, the president continues to put himself out there each and every round, broken ribs, cut lip, cut above the eye and all...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 2,861 reads 11 comments

  18. Why Brett Hundley Passed Up on NFL Money for a Shot at UCLA Glory

    For a moment, think about what it would take to say no to enough money to last for the rest of your life...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 16,441 reads 44 comments

  19. Meet Nick Bhardwaj, the 25-Year-Old CEO Who Won a College Football Spring Game

    Nick Bhardwaj will always remember the Powerade bath at Arkansas State. Not because of how cold it was on the back of his neck—or the fact that the sideline cleared ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 12,638 reads 4 comments

  20. The Life of a 5-Star Parent Through the Eyes of Ricky Town's Father

    Seated comfortably more than 30,000 feet off the ground, Rick Town Sr. and his son Ricky Town were on their way back to Los Angeles after the latest recruiting camp trek...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 39,445 reads 28 comments

  21. No News Is Good News for Your College Football Team This Offseason

    Boredom is not sexy. It does not sell. It does not entertain the masses. But when it comes to the college football offseason, boredom—or perhaps silence is the more appropriate term—is everything you should hope for...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 6,499 reads 3 comments

  22. College Football Teams Embracing the Weird This Spring, and That's a Good Thing

    The crowd was anxious, the pressure mounting as a human wall enclosed the scene. It all came down to one short field goal, a chip shot by most kickers’ standards...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 12,872 reads 17 comments

  23. How the NFL's Devaluation of the Running Back Could Impact College Football

    Coming off the best season of his career—in which he finished fifth in the NFL in yards from scrimmage—26-year-old Knowshon Moreno hit the NFL free-agent market with momentum and in his prime...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 14,076 reads 19 comments

  24. In Defense of Teddy Bridgewater, the NFL Scout's New Favorite Target

    I suppose a defense of Teddy Bridgewater should begin with one of the best throws I’ve ever seen a quarterback make at any level...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 37,871 reads 126 comments

  25. If a 3rd Straight Freshman QB Wins the Heisman, Here Are the Likely Candidates

    I set out to find the next Johnny Manziel or Jameis Winston, taking on such tasks with the bravado of an offseason scholar. Of course there’s another freshman poised for stardom and, in turn, a Heisman Trophy ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 41,983 reads 63 comments