1. Continue to Doubt Auburn and the Tigers Will Keep Proving You Wrong

    Auburn didn ’t just beat Tennessee. It manhandled Tennessee, and it dismantled the Vols in a variety of ways. Are you taking the Tigers seriously yet? I certainly hope so...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 19,039 reads 119 comments

  2. In an Era of High-Powered Offenses, Baylor and Stanford Prove Defense Matters

    With the nation’s two most potent offenses in action Thursday night (Baylor and Oregon), it was assumed that the scoreboard operators would be in a full sweat by halftime, waiving the white flag in a similar weekly ritual...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 5,593 reads 39 comments

  3. College Football 2013 Week 11 Simulation

    NCAA Football 14 believes that chaos is at the bottom of your driveway, going through mail, ready to mess up your normal routine. This shouldn’t come as a surprise...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 15,823 reads 51 comments

  4. College Football Week 11 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    They don’t get much better than this. We circled Week 11 of the college football season months ago, targeting it—ugh, maybe that’s not the best word—as the one to look out for if the itinerary played out as expected...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 53,732 reads 23 comments

  5. How Worried Should College Football Be About Three Teams Finishing Undefeated?

    Now is not the time to panic, at least not yet. If things look this way one week from now, however, it might be time to gather your things, sound the alarm and slowly drift toward the exits...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 71,472 reads 490 comments

  6. When Style Points Matter in College Football, Teams Are Right to Run Up Score

    Over the final month of the college football season, we are poised to see some enormously lopsided box scores...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 12,079 reads 106 comments

  7. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 10

    In one unexpected instant, a game can change. Jobs can be saved—at least for the time being. Hearts can be broken. Stadiums can explode, and emotions can shift to the opposite end of the spectrum without much warning...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 4,472 reads 7 comments

  8. Florida State Is Much More Than Just Jameis Winston

    The spotlight has been on Jameis Winston and deservedly so. But focusing exclusively on Florida State’s immensely talented and charismatic star quarterback doesn’t accurately encompass the Seminoles...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 2,201 reads 2 comments

  9. Michigan State Poised for BCS Run After Michigan Beatdown

    It’s never pretty, it isn ’t always easy but goodness can it be effective. In the age of offense, points, spread attacks and scoreboard explosions, Michigan State ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 11,235 reads 225 comments

  10. Kirk Herbstreit 2.0: ESPN Analyst Talks to B/R About FSU, 'Bama and Baylor

    ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit has teamed with college football sponsor Allstate to promote the Ultimate Road Trip Sweepstakes, where fans can register for a chance to win a trip ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 41,043 reads 325 comments

  11. College Football 2013 Week 10 Simulation

    NCAA Football 14 told you that Ohio State was going to destroy Penn State, and I hope you were paying attention. The world’s greatest simulation device predicted a final score of 59-17, and the 63-14 actual score wasn’t far off...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 6,042 reads 17 comments

  12. College Football Week 10 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Week 10 is the Caesar salad. You eat it not because you truly want to, but you know that when your small, dressing-drenched bowl is empty it will make the filet (Week 11) that much better...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 31,652 reads 20 comments

  13. Has SEC Football Finally Cannibalized Itself?

    Perhaps 2013 will merely serve as an outlier in the SEC, a parity-laced speed bump due to excessive injuries and strange one-game outcomes in intense environments. Or maybe this is a turning point of sorts, a sign of things to come...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 14,033 reads 171 comments

  14. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 9

    Every now and then, we are reminded just how valuable a kicker can be. Typically the reminder comes courtesy of ultimate heartbreak, as it did for Missouri in Week 9...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 5,906 reads 5 comments

  15. If Only College Football Had a Playoff This Season...

    It’s New Year’s Day, and you’ve just stumbled out of bed after a long evening of cheap champagne with a side serving of more cheap champagne...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 28,493 reads 168 comments

  16. Notre Dame Football: Tommy Rees Finally Looking Ready for a BCS Bowl Run

    Beating a 1-6 team—now a 1-7 team—does not automatically catapult you to the center of the BCS discussion. It's taking care of business, and assuming it to be anything more is grasping for something beyond what it deserves...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 9,805 reads 58 comments

  17. Big Picture? Miami Is Unbeaten. Bigger Picture? Here Comes Florida State

    7-0 is 7-0, and there’s nothing anyone can say otherwise. Miami has won every game it has played in 2013, and that’s more important than style points, statistics or how they won each of those games...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 16,747 reads 117 comments

  18. Next Year's College Football Playoff Has Issues, but It Will Solve Problems

    Lost in the hoopla and endless ranting over the recently announced selection committee is the College Football Playoff’s fundamental purpose: to decrease the possibility that ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 6,763 reads 66 comments

  19. College Football 2013 Week 9 Simulation

    Sometimes you have to tip your cap to chaos and move on. That was the required approach to Week 8, and NCAA Football 14 could not overcome the tremendous upset powers...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 10,227 reads 17 comments

  20. College Football Week 9 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    We’ve reached the point of the season where motivation starts to become a significant factor. Teams have suffered key losses—many of which were on display during Week 8—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 26,335 reads 12 comments

  21. NCAA Embarrassed Itself with Lengthy, Botched Investigation into Miami

    798 days. That’s how long it took the NCAA to publish a decision regarding its Miami investigation following the release of Yahoo! Sports ’ in-depth investigation of rogue booster Nevin Shapiro...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 7,587 reads 38 comments

  22. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 8

    For the second weekend in a row, there was carnage. And I suppose we shouldn't be surprised. Five AP teams situated in the top 10 lost, creating yet another dramatic shakeup...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 12,397 reads 15 comments

  23. Unfamiliar Faces Debut Near Top of BCS Rankings, and That's a Good Thing

    If you expected to see Missouri, Baylor, Texas Tech and Auburn in the top 12 of the initial BCS rankings, please take all of your possessions to lovely Las Vegas and let this luck and strange instinct ride...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,457 reads 11 comments

  24. Victory over USC Shows Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees Doesn't Get Enough Credit

    When Tommy Rees is finally done at Notre Dame following the 2013 season—after what will feel like an eternity of eligibility—his legacy will generate a mixed response...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 9,353 reads 71 comments

  25. After Handing Florida, It's Time to Take Missouri Seriously

    It’s time to stop calling Missouri a good story. That’s no longer enough. The Tigers require something more; something that accurately encompasses the danger this team presents each and every Saturday...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 17,855 reads 116 comments