1. Hangover? What Hangover? Texas A&M Continues to Look Unstoppable Against SMU

    If there were any worries that the Texas A&M Aggies ’ loss to Alabama would somehow hinder their performance going forward and that the hype surrounding the ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,474 reads 25 comments

  2. College Football 2013 Week 4 Simulation

    This is where NCAA Football 14 gets hot. After a lackluster 1-4 Week 3, the video game is poised to turn it around with a magnificent comeback. Have no fear, faithful fans. It will provide magic in a week that needs it...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 6,782 reads 7 comments

  3. Targeting Has Become College Football's Version of the Charging/Blocking Call

    On the biggest stage imaginable—with more eyeballs watching than for any game over the past 23 years —college football’s targeting rule was exposed...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 3,237 reads 11 comments

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

    Do you want the good news or the bad news regarding Week 4? Let’s start with the positives and get off on the right foot. The good news is that there will be college football played...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 69,330 reads 147 comments

  5. Jerry Kill's Health Isn't an Issue Until He Decides It Is

    It’s always easy to declare that so-and-so should retire. In sports, we do this often as the athletes we’ve admired for so long begin to show their wear, becoming a shadow of their former selves...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 4,150 reads 9 comments

  6. What I Loved and Hated from College Football Week 3

    It started with a wild animal surveying the sideline, trying to avoid capture. It then turned to Alabama-Texas A&M, a hyped-packed showdown that provided endless entertainment and a basketball score...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 10,026 reads 19 comments

  7. UCLA Bruins Respond to Nick Pasquale Tragedy with Emotional, Season-Defining Win

    Jim Mora was nearly in tears before the game even began. The UCLA head coach had an unmistakable twinge in his voice, and the right words were hard to come by as he searched for the appropriate terms to describe his team’s mind-set...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,261 reads 7 comments

  8. Forget Texas A&M, We Want to See Alabama vs. Oregon

    It’s the matchup that's been in the making for years—like two heavyweight prizefighters unable to reach an agreement despite the public’s vocal push—and on ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 28,601 reads 614 comments

  9. 5 SEC Players Reportedly Took Money from an Agent; Are You Surprised?

    The scandals have lost their shock value, and perhaps a more appropriate question than “Are you surprised?” is "Do you care?" Do you actually care that student-athletes ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 24,082 reads 163 comments

  10. College Football 2013 Week 3 Simulation

    Guess who had USC losing as more than a two-touchdown favorite last week? Why NCAA Football 14 , that’s who...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 15,855 reads 29 comments

  11. College Football Week 3 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    The biggest game of the college football season has arrived. Well, until it is dethroned by some other game, which is usually how this cycle works. For now, however, this is it. Nick Saban vs...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 80,787 reads 173 comments

  12. What Has Happened to USC and Texas Since the 2005-06 BCS Championship Game?

    I remember the 2006 Rose Bowl game vividly for a few reasons. For one, I was in Brazil at the time, forcing an entire room of indifferent onlookers to guzzle coffee to stay awake until sunrise to watch a football game...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 18,854 reads 48 comments

  13. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 2

    For Georgia and Michigan, Week 2 was about taking care of business against a difficult opponent at home. For Texas and USC, the second game of the season was about torturing message-board ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 5,832 reads 10 comments

  14. Sam Houston State vs. Texas A&M: No Headlines, No Drama, Just Johnny Football

    There were no air signatures, no gestures to the scoreboard and no anxious sideline encounters with his head coach prompting the Internet to explode (again)...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 26,158 reads 65 comments

  15. Twitter Reaction to Jeff Driskel Shows What's Wrong with College Football

    There’s a fine line between criticism and pure venom, and it’s a line that’s often lost when it comes to social media and live sporting events. This is nothing new, of course...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 14,550 reads 131 comments

  16. College Football 2013 Week 2 Simulation

    NCAA Football 14 is just loosening up its arm, that’s all. The simulation went a respectable 3-2 in Week 1 , a solid debut but still slightly below what many have grown to expect from the game’s ultimate future decider...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 8,120 reads 15 comments

  17. How Jameis Winston Can Become the Feel-Good Story of College Football

    We interrupt this " Johnny Manziel hand-gesture analysis" to offer up the following premature conclusion: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is an extraordinary football talent...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 11,993 reads 22 comments

  18. College Football Week 2 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    If college football’s Week 2 slate of games were a car, it would be a 1997 Toyota Corolla. There are highlights, certainly, like the power windows (Georgia-South Carolina), ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 39,597 reads 46 comments

  19. What I Loved and Hated in College Football Week 1

    There’s a lesson to be learned with Week 1 of the college football season completed: If you’re thinking about playing an FCS opponent, don’t. In fact, run away as fast as you can...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 22,477 reads 33 comments

  20. Brian Kelly Contract Extension Proves Irish Will Be Powerhouse for Years to Come

    The offseason was not kind to Notre Dame, but the bad taste left after the BCS National Championship Game and a flurry of strange stories and developments was washed away in a few hours on a Saturday afternoon...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 4,930 reads 20 comments

  21. College Football Week 1 Predictions: Picking All Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    A time for football—some good, some not so good—and, of course, a time for point spreads. Most teams in the top 25 will not be tested this week, but each game is a test ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 9,226 reads 8 comments

  22. Did Jadeveon Clowney Just Lose the Heisman in Week 1? Of Course Not

    Here’s the problem, and it is a problem. There are Heisman voters off in the football abyss who already made up their minds on South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ’s Heisman hopes...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 16,413 reads 64 comments

  23. A Reminder Why You Love College Football

    It’s worth it. The buffet of frustrating incompetence you put up with—and you put up with A LOT of it—is worth it. By now, you’re well aware of this. After all, here you are...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 13,564 reads 27 comments

  24. Why Alabama Football Can Three-Peat in 2013 and Why It Cannot

    We have exhausted the term “dynasty,” choosing to toss it around ubiquitously rather than examining if it’s actually warranted. In the instance of Alabama football, however, it’s most certainly applicable...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 4,330 reads 12 comments

  25. College Football 2013 Week 1 Simulation

    The first step is acceptance. One must first accept that a video game picked college football games more efficiently—much, much more efficiently—than he or she picked college scores a season ago...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 23,546 reads 82 comments