1. 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 10 months ago 26,143 reads 65 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 14,463 reads 131 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 8,118 reads 15 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 11,967 reads 22 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 39,564 reads 46 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 22,411 reads 33 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 4,896 reads 20 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 9,204 reads 8 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 16,366 reads 64 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 13,532 reads 27 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 4,313 reads 12 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 23,543 reads 82 comments

  13. Like Everyone Else, Las Vegas Is Struggling to Conquer Alabama

    How do you handle Alabama? It’s a query posed not just by strung-out coordinators and head coaches, but also Las Vegas sportsbooks as they brace for one of the most overwhelming favorites in recent college football memory...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 63,814 reads 277 comments

  14. ACC Football: Predictions, Analysis and out-There Assessments for 2013

    How difficult is it to compare every team in every conference to a type of alcohol? Well, it’s getting laborious, that’s for certain. After previewing the Big Ten , Big 12 and SEC , the ACC is in the season preview spotlight...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 13,247 reads 53 comments

  15. Will College Football Teams Stop Allowing Players to Sign Autographs?

    The question is simple, but the answer is anything but. Will college football teams stop allowing players to sign autographs? It isn’t a cut-and-dried yes or no—and ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 28,890 reads 22 comments

  16. SEC Football: Predictions, Analysis and Out-There Assessments for 2013

    Do you have SEC fatigue? Are you tired of listening to the endless chants and praises for the nation’s dominant conference? Is your name Bob Stoops ? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the following preview might not be for you...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 67,306 reads 272 comments

  17. New Oregon Coach Mark Helfrich Talks Ducks Culture, Marcus Mariota and More

    It's only days into his first fall camp as Oregon head coach, and Mark Helfrich already has identified his most unrelenting concern. “I’ve never been a big whistle guy, and now I need one,” Helfrich said...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 11,084 reads 28 comments

  18. Big 12 Football: Predictions, Analysis and out-There Assessments for 2013

    The RV is packed, the fridge has been replenished and we’re off to the Big 12 after getting the college football preview tour underway in Big Ten country . Ah, preview season: a time when everyone says the same things in slightly different ways...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 15,480 reads 41 comments

  19. Big Ten Football: Predictions, Analysis and Out-There Assessments for 2013

    It's time to think B1G. Over the next few weeks, you will read approximately 1,429 college football previews that explain the exact same thing in slightly different ways...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 34,288 reads 189 comments

  20. Why Johnny Manziel's New Issue Forced Vegas to Take A&M-Alabama off the Board

    As Texas A&M navigates the latest Johnny Manziel drama—the only offseason news item that could truly matter when it comes to its star player—Las Vegas is dealing ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 15,605 reads 62 comments

  21. Saying Goodbye to the Dreadful, but Misunderstood, BCS

    The beginning of the end of the BCS is upon us. August—a month with actual college football—is here, which means the doomsday clock on the final season of the Bowl Championship Series is ticking...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 7,380 reads 118 comments

  22. Jadeveon Clowney Probably Won't Win a Heisman, but It'll Be Fun to Watch Him Try

    As spectacular as Jadeveon Clowney will be this season, the impenetrable barrier standing between him and the Heisman may prove to be the one obstacle he can’t knock down or run around...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 5,673 reads 23 comments

  23. 'Yellow Cards' in College Football Is a Great, Out-of-the-Box Idea

    Imagine, for a moment, that a safety just collided with a tight end stretching out for an overthrown ball. The tight end crumbles to the ground, causing a synchronized gasp to echo throughout the stadium, and yellow flags paint the field...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 6,498 reads 22 comments

  24. Big Ten Media Days 2013: Winners and Losers from Day 2

    The curtain has closed on another year of Big Ten Media Days, as a day of player and coach roundtable interviews concluded in the Chicago Hilton. Next stop, the college football season...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 16,874 reads 21 comments

  25. Surrounded by Chaos, Ohio State's Braxton Miller Remains Unfazed

    With his head coach engulfed by a sea of reporters 15 feet away, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller sat comfortably in his chair Thursday at the Chicago Hilton for Big Ten Media Days...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 9,664 reads 17 comments