1. Forget the Playoff, the Iron Bowl Is the Best Thing in College Football

    It will live on for a multitude of reasons, some of which won’t be defined for some time. It won’t be remembered for one second—or even one specific moment, for ...

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  2. What Has Caused the Downfall of College Football's Blue Bloods?

    Teenage me didn't understand this past Saturday. He watched as giants from another era fell in spectacular fashion. One after the next, they all came tumbling down...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 11,321 reads 30 comments

  3. Kramer's College Football Notebook: Committee Setting Very Dangerous Precedent

    The transparency between selection committee and fans was supposed to enhance the College Football Playoff experience. At the very least, it was poised to allow access to information that was once sealed and tucked away...

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  4. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: The Year of the Running Back

    A true freshman just shattered a historic record that had stood for a whole seven days. That, more than anything, paints a picture of just how remarkable 2014 has been for running backs...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 11,519 reads 26 comments

  5. College Football Fans Deserve Better Than Cupcake Saturday in November

    For the first time in a long time, I left a college football Saturday completely unsatisfied. It’s as if this was only a tease—a warm-up, if you will—and the main ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 23,327 reads 237 comments

  6. Mississippi State's Late Scholarship Pull Shows What's Wrong with Recruiting

    This is not just a Mississippi State problem. Before you direct your outrage exclusively in the direction of a singular program or head coach, keep that in mind...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 22,588 reads 82 comments

  7. Kramer's College Football Notebook: Is SEC Bias Back?

    You could argue that the Week 13 College Football Playoff Top 25 is rife with SEC bias, although you’d have to wander down a ways to make your case, with the first four teams being fine right where they are...

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  8. College Football Playoff Chairman Jeff Long Embraces His Role as Twitter Pinata

    These days, Jeff Long’s Twitter mentions should come with disclaimers. Don’t let your children near them. Latex gloves should be required before scrolling through the endless stream of scorn...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 25,971 reads 36 comments

  9. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: Welcome to Campaign Season

    Urban Meyer ’s first order of business was the most imperative: conquer Minnesota in its outdoor, oversized , alcohol-serving snow globe and keep all hopes for a College Football Playoff appearance alive no matter what cost...

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  10. Florida State, the Teflon Kings of College Football, Look Like Team of Destiny

    Until you cut off Florida State’s head, it is not dead. And even if you managed to somehow pull off this enormous feat, holding actual physical proof to the sky for the college football world to see, it wouldn ’t seem real...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 35,289 reads 240 comments

  11. Kramer's College Football Playoff Notebook: Committee Turning on Florida State?

    A team that has not lost a football game since November 2012—almost two full-calendar years—was leapfrogged by a program with one loss on Tuesday night...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 35,146 reads 287 comments

  12. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: An Unexpected Star Is Born

    With 5-star weapons scattered all over the field, Alabama called on a lineman turned tight end—a 304-pound hulking human being who looked far too large to be running free down any football field—at a time when it needed a big play...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 16,972 reads 22 comments

  13. Making Sense of the Carnage of College Football's Elimination Saturday

    It was billed as the Saturday of the college football season; a day where playoff resumes would blossom while others would be left in ruins...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 22,280 reads 32 comments

  14. The College Football Playoff Elimination Game Nobody Saw Coming

    Bill Snyder, master of chalkboards, play sheets and press conferences, shaped Kansas State’s upcoming landscape-alerting matchup in a way only he could...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 22,785 reads 47 comments

  15. Kramer's College Football Playoff Notebook: Committee Not Afraid of Huge Moves

    We had our doubts—and the final verdict is nowhere close to taking shape —although the College Football Playoff selection committee is doing enough in its infancy to ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 18,677 reads 73 comments

  16. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: The Painful Game

    The college football season is rife with agony. With so much emotion poured into each week—from the fans, to the coaches to the players—disappointment is inevitable. For this entire operation to run smoothly, teams need to lose...

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  17. Ole Miss Suffers the Most Heartbreaking Loss You Will See All Year

    Your heart aches for Ole Miss after its 35-31 home loss versus Auburn. It doesn ’t matter if your rooting interests lie in Oxford, Starkville , Auburn or another geographical location entirely...

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  18. Meet Oregon's Solution to the Stanford Problem

    When Oregon unraveled against Stanford last season, its prized commit didn’t watch the familiar demolition unfold...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 37,017 reads 86 comments

  19. College Football Playoff Notebook: Don't Panic, That's Just What They Want

    Have you thrown your computer through the nearest window yet? If so, that’s tremendous passion and dedication you’ve got there...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 27,127 reads 222 comments

  20. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: Mad Hatter's Magic Reigns

    It's easy to get lost in the splendors of Les Miles , nature's gift to college football. He eats grass...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 17,664 reads 16 comments

  21. Chaos Reigns in College Football; Good Luck, Playoff Committee

    It has sat idle, waiting for the appropriate time to surface. The College Football Playoff, after plenty of debate, dissection and discussion is suddenly at our doorstep...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 35,108 reads 94 comments

  22. Where Have You Gone, Coach O?

    The drive between Northwestern State and Mandeville, Louisiana is roughly four hours. It’s an unassuming trek—with two roads doing the majority of the heavy lifting—although ...

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  23. College Football Week 8 Predictions: Picking Top-25 Games Against the Spread

    College football’s regular season is halfway complete, which is jarring and, yet, somehow familiar. Each campaign moves at extraordinary speed, and we don’t realize ...

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  24. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: The Death of Defense

    16,200. That’s approximately—give or take a few hundred—how many seconds it took for Baylor and TCU to play a regulation football game on Saturday...

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  25. The Only 7 Teams Who Control Their Own College Football Playoff Destiny

    There is still so much to be determined, and yet, it’s amazing how much we already know. The bedlam of the college football season has created a foggy College Football Playoff picture at the halfway point...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about over 1 year ago 57,674 reads 201 comments