1. Should USC Wide Receiver Marqise Lee Throw in the Towel on the Season?

    In a year where South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is drawing national ire for his underperformance, USC wide receiver Marqise Lee is really suffering the most from the NFL draft restrictions...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 11,256 reads 32 comments

  2. Grambling Controversy Is a Referendum on Small Market Football, and That's All

    This weekend saw Grambling State University forfeit a football game to Jackson State due to an all-out player boycott...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 3,591 reads 9 comments

  3. BCS Rankings 2013: Alabama Looks so Unbeatable, It's Almost Boring

    Since their narrow victory over Texas A&M in Week 3, the nation has had little to do but marvel at just how dominant Nick Saban 's Alabama football team has been...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 27,631 reads 277 comments

  4. Florida State vs. Clemson: Now 'Noles Must Avoid Another NC State-Like Debacle

    Saturday night saw the Florida State Seminoles thoroughly dominate the third-ranked Clemson Tigers, on the road, taking a 51-14 victory and firm grip of the ACC's Atlantic Division home...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 4,085 reads 13 comments

  5. Georgia's Dream Season Ruined by Bad Defense and Bad Luck

    Georgia opened its 2013 campaign in the preseason Top Five. Following a 31-27 loss to Vanderbilt, the Bulldogs come Sunday are likely out of the rankings all together...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 13,848 reads 132 comments

  6. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Clemson vs. Florida State, Freshmen to Watch and More!

    We have been busy here at Your Best 11, but of course we have made time for the mailbag. There is too much football to discuss for us to leave you hanging. Let's go! The short answer is yes...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 2,854 reads 8 comments

  7. An Xs-and-Os Breakdown on Why UCLA Is for Real and Why We Should Believe

    With the UCLA Bruins sitting at No. 9 in the polls and set to play one-loss Stanford, now is the time for the nation to recognize Jim Mora's squad...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 4,175 reads 20 comments

  8. LSU vs. Ole Miss: Rebels Won't Be Able to Handle LSU's Rapidly Improving Defense

    Coming off the 44-41 loss to the Georgia Bulldogs, LSU's defense was in shambles. The unit added to the issues by surrendering 23 first-half points to Mississippi State the following week...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 6,866 reads 46 comments

  9. Florida State vs. Clemson: Breaking Down Tigers Defense vs. Seminoles Offense

    Saturday, the bright lights will be on the ACC , and while folks watch to see Tajh Boyd put on a show to help his Heisman campaign, the Clemson Tigers defense will be tasked with some heavy lifting...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 7,960 reads 42 comments

  10. Bob Stoops Will Be Mack Brown, One Day

    The 36-20 Longhorn win in the Red River Shootout was likely the last time that Mack Brown and Bob Stoops square off in the contest at the Texas State Fair...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 13,189 reads 100 comments

  11. Updated Odds on Lane Kiffin's Next Job After Exclusive GameDay Interview

    It should not take long for Lane Kiffin to return to the football world, likely as an offensive coordinator...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 27,480 reads 58 comments

  12. Red River Win Won't Save Mack Brown, but Will Allow Him to Move on with Dignity

    Texas walked into the Cotton Bowl with no shot to beat the No. 12 Oklahoma Sooners, and walked out of the Red River Shootout with a 36-20 victory...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 12,420 reads 38 comments

  13. How This Year's Baylor Can Avoid Ending Up Like Last Year's West Virginia

    Barring an upset, the Baylor Bears are set to get through October with an unblemished record and a fringe Top Ten status...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 3,642 reads 12 comments

  14. Tape Don't Lie: Is Jadeveon Clowney Quitting on the Field or Not?

    When you turn on Jadeveon Clowney 's games from this season it is clear the defensive end has not changed in 2013. When healthy, he is capable of being the nation's most dominating pass-rushing presence...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 27,410 reads 72 comments

  15. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Famous Jameis Winston, Beating Clemson and Ohio State

    It is Wednesday, and that means that we are giving you the mailbag treatment. We have some quality questions and plenty of hot takes to give, so here we go! This is a tough ...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 4,998 reads 35 comments

  16. Jameis Winston Is a More Advanced Redshirt Freshman QB Than Johnny Manziel Was

    The 2013 college football season's midway is approaching, and for the second year in a row, a redshirt freshman is electrifying crowds and finding his way into the Heisman race...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 21,028 reads 120 comments

  17. Scouting Report and Breakdown of AJ McCarron, College Football's Winningest QB

    Alabama's quarterback, AJ McCarron, is putting together another quality year in Tuscaloosa. The senior has led the Tide to two straight BCS Championships and has designs on walking out of Alabama with a third ring...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 13,918 reads 50 comments

  18. 5 Teams That Have a Dual-Threat Quarterback Capable of Beating Albama

    If you are looking for teams to end Alabama's stranglehold on the crystal football, look no further than UCLA, Oregon, Stanford, Clemson and Florida State...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 26,761 reads 263 comments

  19. Did Steve Spurrier Hang Jadeveon Clowney Out to Dry with His Comments?

    What's said to the public cannot be taken back. Following the Kentucky game, South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier commented on his star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney not playing, setting the table for wild speculation...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 15,577 reads 98 comments

  20. Irish Grind Sun Devils, Slow Down Game to Earn Much-Needed Win

    Notre Dame walked into the stadium in Texas as a team on the brink of a disastrous season and walked out with a 37-34 victory over Arizona State and a little hope...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 1,605 reads 13 comments

  21. Georgia Tech vs. Miami: If Stephen Morris Can Get Healthy, Canes Can Be a Player

    In a game that was much closer than its 45-30 final score indicated, the Miami Hurricanes outlasted the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Sun Life Stadium...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 7,389 reads 24 comments

  22. Is Nick Saban Slowly Rebuilding Alabama Defense in Wake of A&M Mess?

    Nick Saban is not rebuilding his defense, despite the 628 yards given up to Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies . He is not going back to the drawing board or doubting the process as the 2013 season plays on...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 14,235 reads 40 comments

  23. Your Best 11 Mailbag: LSU's Defense Needs Fixing, the Shotgun, Clemson & More

    Last week we went with a hefty mailbag. This week we have it back to regular levels. That said, there are some very interesting questions, so I'm going to hit them pretty hard. Let's go! Honestly, I don't know anymore...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 7,527 reads 14 comments

  24. No Service Academy Games During Government Shutdown Is College Football's Loss

    The federal government shutdown is a very real, very serious situation that has impacted the lives of folks, directly and indirectly, all over the nation...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 3,133 reads 9 comments

  25. Breaking Down How Notre Dame Can Upset Arizona State and Save Its Season

    When the Irish take the field against the Arizona State Sun Devils, the Notre Dame offense has to bring its A-game if Brian Kelly 's team is going to pull out a victory and preserve hopes of a top-notch bowl game...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 1 year ago 6,993 reads 39 comments