1. 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 10 months ago 20,375 reads 182 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 20,062 reads 68 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 5,675 reads 58 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 44,361 reads 56 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 4,111 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 8,439 reads 279 comments

  7. 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 8,689 reads 9 comments

  8. 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 23,548 reads 288 comments

  9. 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 7,833 reads 15 comments

  10. 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 9,405 reads 118 comments

  11. 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 5,444 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 9,271 reads 7 comments

  13. 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 48,488 reads 38 comments

  14. 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 32,444 reads 69 comments

  15. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 11

    You know those scenes in movies when the the walls in a room purposefully begin to close in on a poor soul stuck inside? The walls inch closer to the victim-to-be slowly, of course, for added effect...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,017 reads 14 comments

  16. Notre Dame vs. Pitt: The Old Tommy Rees Seems to Surface at Wrong Time for Irish

    Tommy Rees has been fantastic through much of the 2013 season. In fact, Rees is the primary reason the Irish were still in contention for a BCS bowl game in 2013—albeit one with only a small glimmer of hope...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 6,086 reads 123 comments

  17. Ed Orgeron Is Making It Harder Each Week for USC to Go in Another Direction

    In the same week that the Kevin Sumlin to USC rumors began, as discussed by Scooby Axson of SI Wire, the Trojans’ current head coach—the one who has been viewed as nothing ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 16,110 reads 32 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 19,051 reads 119 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 5,608 reads 39 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 15,838 reads 51 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 53,766 reads 23 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 71,523 reads 490 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 12,176 reads 106 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 4,480 reads 7 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 2,220 reads 2 comments