1. 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 1 year ago 4,422 reads 41 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 5,813 reads 7 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 2,865 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 16,444 reads 44 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 12,669 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 39,461 reads 28 comments

  7. 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 6,500 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 12,873 reads 17 comments

  9. 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 14,082 reads 19 comments

  10. 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 37,891 reads 126 comments

  11. 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

  12. Meet Marshall QB Rakeem Cato, College Football's Most Underrated Player

    It’s Rakeem Cato’s 22nd birthday, and he’s decided to spend it with Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Russell Wilson...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 38,137 reads 33 comments

  13. Updating College Football's 64 Dream Team Bracket to the Final 4

    Before you sprint to the next slides, I behoove you to take note of the following: the results posted—as simulated by our original 64-team college football bracket —are not my picks...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 124,859 reads 323 comments

  14. Updating College Football's Dream 64-Team Bracket to the Sweet 16

    Your bracket was pronounced dead sometime Sunday afternoon. Or perhaps this moment of abbreviated silence came earlier. Given the madness, upsets and incredible watchability, it was likely much earlier...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 89,144 reads 198 comments

  15. College Football Needs More High-Profile Home-and-Home Series

    I want more. That’s the first thing that came to mind when news broke that Texas A&M and UCLA were starting a home-and-home series in 2016. The news by its lonesome is worth celebrating, of course...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 4,397 reads 24 comments

  16. Imagining a 64-Team College Football Playoff for 2013-14 Season

    This is a difficult time of year for the college football fan. Sure, there’s spring practice to gush over—and gush we will—but it pales in comparison to college ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 66,030 reads 250 comments

  17. What College Football Fans Should Look for in Spring Practice

    You will pay close attention to spring football happenings because the alternative is no football. That’s not the only reason you’ll tune in to college football’s ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 10,333 reads 5 comments

  18. Inside the Life of a College Football Assistant Coach

    Before Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand became one of the hottest coaching commodities in the country, before he starred in his own Reddit AMA and long before he challenged ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 26,094 reads 7 comments

  19. An Early Signing Period Is a Logical Next Step for College Football

    If you peruse various rosters this spring—and of course you will—you’ll notice one definitive trend: There are more freshmen enrolling early in college than ever before...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 385 reads 22 comments

  20. Why Have a College Football Hall of Fame If Derrick Thomas Isn't in It?

    Derrick Thomas is not in the College Football Hall of Fame. Normally, a phrase along these lines would match up accordingly with absurdities such as “the sky isn’t ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 1 year ago 6,694 reads 25 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 4,652 reads 7 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 17,846 reads 58 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 25,265 reads 99 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 14,892 reads 56 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 35,568 reads 38 comments