1. 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 11 months ago 20,958 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 11 months ago 13,231 reads 371 comments

  3. 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 11 months ago 8,182 reads 20 comments

  4. 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 11 months ago 10,150 reads 31 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 32,458 reads 53 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 15,959 reads 49 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 23,942 reads 189 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 29,283 reads 24 comments

  9. College Football 2013 Week 14 Simulation

    This might be it. With the regular season coming to a close, and with EA’s NCAA Football franchise taking a hiatus for the foreseeable future, this will likely be the final regular-season simulation...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 8,945 reads 50 comments

  10. Uncertainty in the Heisman Trophy Race Is Making Room for Unlikely Candidates

    This year’s Heisman Trophy race is complicated. That’s about the only thing we know at the moment...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 25,056 reads 101 comments

  11. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 13

    Cal’s football season is over. For fans of the team, this news likely warranted a parade and a party. It's time to smoke a victory cigar that will also require a name change...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 4,082 reads 3 comments

  12. If Johnny Manziel Wasn't Ready for LSU's Defense, Will He Be Ready for the NFL?

    The scouts have their hands full with Johnny Manziel , and the process of understanding the most dynamic player college football has seen in some time—and more specifically, ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 20,404 reads 182 comments

  13. Notre Dame's Future Looks Bright with Talent in Place, Everett Golson Returning

    On a Saturday when Notre Dame celebrated 33 seniors playing in front of the home crowd for the final time—going out in style with a 23-13 snow-packed win over BYU—one couldn’t help but think about the future...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 20,071 reads 68 comments

  14. After What He's Done, Ed Orgeron Deserves a Chance to Be USC's Head Coach

    Ed Orgeron is no longer just a good story, a boisterous personality wining and dining his team with chicken, waffles and smiles. We’re past that...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 5,684 reads 58 comments

  15. College Football Week 13 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Those who bet Georgia last weekend experienced the full scale of gambling emotions. There was defeat and disappointment early on followed by a stretch of hope and excitement...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 44,379 reads 56 comments

  16. College Football 2013 Week 13 Simulation

    It took until Week 12, but NCAA Football 14 hit its stride. Last week the world’s greatest simulator went 4-1 picking games...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 4,122 reads 6 comments

  17. Whether OSU Makes BCS Title or Not, Appreciate What Meyer Has Done

    “The Process” is a term Alabama head coach Nick Saban has made famous in recent years, stressing the importance of the future rather than dwelling on each successful check mark along the way...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 8,448 reads 279 comments

  18. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 12

    One day, without warning, Ed Orgeron was told he no longer had to drive his 2007 Toyota Corolla with the power steering...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 8,698 reads 9 comments

  19. Cheer Up, Michigan! At Least U-M Is Keeping Ohio St. out of the BCS Championship

    Pipe dream? You betcha. But before we begin putting check marks in the appropriate columns, let’s embrace the opposite end of the hypothetical...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 23,552 reads 288 comments

  20. Northwestern Has Obviously Run Afoul of the Football Gods This Season

    The College GameDay curse is real. At least, it is for Northwestern. Since winning their first four games, the Wildcats have dropped their last six since ESPN took the weekly televised road trip to Evanston...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,838 reads 15 comments

  21. When Games Get Tougher Ohio State Will Lean on Carlos Hyde, Not Braxton Miller

    For the first time in 2013, Carlos Hyde ran for negative yards on a carry. It happened during the first half against Illinois, and I suppose this remarkable streak was bound to come to an end at some point...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 9,417 reads 118 comments

  22. How Do Coaches Motivate Players When the Season Is Lost?

    Now what? The shine of the college football season has worn off. For many, the dream campaigns that were taking shape during offseason hours in the weight room and at practices were never realized...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 5,543 reads 8 comments

  23. College Football 2013 Week 12 Simulation

    The good from last week was that NCAA Football 14 accurately predicted that Virginia Tech would upset Miami. The bad? It picked the wrong marquee upset, and the LSU victory never came to fruition...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 9,280 reads 7 comments

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

    We are running out of football. Just typing “Week 12” was a traumatizing experience, a reminder that all good things eventually come to an end...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 48,496 reads 38 comments

  25. Nick Saban Is the Most Underpaid, Highest-Paid Coach in the Country

    A man who makes more money in one morning practice than most make in a calendar year is not underpaid, and there’s no arguing that this compensation is insufficient. But when it comes to value, the $5...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 32,506 reads 69 comments