1. 2013 Heisman Candidates: 5 Who Will Flame out by Midseason

    Only one player can win the Heisman Trophy , and once voting season begins, it’s usually clear which two players have a chance to win it. Sometimes, it’s obvious in midseason who will be the only true contenders...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 13,439 reads 16 comments

  2. Ranking the Best Week 1 Games of the 2013 College Football Season

    Which games of Week 1 of the 2013 college football season will be the best? To come up with the list, I looked at the Week 1 schedules of all FBS teams. Next, I consulted Athlon Sports’ 2013 preseason rankings of all FBS teams...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 48,582 reads 183 comments

  3. 6 Scenarios That Would Get Lane Kiffin Fired in 2013

    After a 7-6 season in 2012, which included a loss in the Sun Bowl, it appeared USC’s Lane Kiffin would be on the hot seat. Apparently, this isn ’t the case...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 8,309 reads 97 comments

  4. 6 Pac-12 Players Most Likely to Regress in 2013

    Every season in college football there are players who don’t put up the numbers expected of them. For those players with potential futures in professional football, their performances ...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 3,953 reads 21 comments

  5. College Football Predictions: The 25 Hardest Places to Play in 2013

    Which college football stadiums will be the hardest for visiting teams to win in in 2013? To make my predictions, I created a weighted formula. First, I looked at the schedules of every FBS team over the past four years (2009-12)...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 70,579 reads 372 comments

  6. Predicting the Top 10 Teams in College Football Following the Month of September

    How might college football’s Top 10 look after September games are complete? I’ve devised a fairly straightforward way to predict what will happen after the season’s first full month...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 13,942 reads 112 comments

  7. 10 College Football Quarterbacks Who Must Shoulder the Load in 2013

    Quarterbacks play the most important position on the college football field, so they need to give their best efforts for their teams to reach their potentials. Some QB’s have solid teams around them that can make up for their mistakes...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 5,393 reads 23 comments

  8. Bleacher Report's All-Heisman Position Team

    We all know Heisman voting skews towards quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. Let’s push away reality for a moment, though, and consider this question: Which player, ...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 70,407 reads 351 comments

  9. SEC Football: One Sleeper to Watch on Every Team in 2013

    Here, I’ve brought up a player on each SEC team who I believe will be a sleeper in 2013. You won’t see any superstars whom everyone’s talking about...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 23,901 reads 72 comments

  10. 5 Things Fans Love and Hate About Media Days

    Every FBS conference holds media days, and they allow the outsiders to interact with the insiders before the season (and the seriousness) begins. Talk about how football dominates, but most all subjects are fair game...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 1,108 reads 1 comments

  11. The 25 Best Non-Saturday College Football Games of 2013

    What are the 25 non-Saturday games of the 2013 college football regular season most worth watching? Before getting into the list, I’ll break down my ranking logic. First, I only included games between FBS programs...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 30,131 reads 92 comments

  12. In Defense of Georgia QB Aaron Murray: Why the "Choke Artist" Talk Is Unfair

    While Aaron Murray has quarterbacked the Georgia Bulldogs, the program has suffered some tough losses in big games. Talk has surfaced that Georgia will never win big games with Murray under center...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 4,402 reads 76 comments

  13. 8 College Football Powerhouses That Would Love Chris Petersen as Their HC

    Boise State head coach Chris Petersen has helped the Broncos become one of the best FBS programs of the last decade. Imagine what Petersen could do with a more prestigious program...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 11,760 reads 49 comments

  14. 6 Rule Changes That Would Happen If Fans Ran College Football

    What are some rules college football fans would change if they were in charge? Rules are essential to any game, but some rules are too limiting. Some rules prevent injury, while others promote fair play...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 5,996 reads 9 comments

  15. The 25 Best Head Coach/Quarterback Combos in College Football History

    In the history of college football, 1869-2012, there have been many great coach and quarterback combinations. This list contains what I believe are the 25 greatest of these combinations...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 1,016 reads 3 comments

  16. 10 College Football Coaches with the Most to Gain in 2013

    During a college football season, every head coach can gain something toward his legacy, but some coaches can gain more than others. In this list, I have put 10 coaches in FBS who I believe fit in the second category...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about 1 year ago 4,940 reads 10 comments

  17. 8 College Football Teams That Will Get More Exposure Than They Deserve in 2013

    Every season, we discover that some teams were overrated and that some teams were underrated, based on what prognosticators said before the season started...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 3,571 reads 23 comments

  18. Pac-12 Football: Power Ranking the Best Uniforms in the Pac-12

    When we think about the American West, the ideas of new frontiers, exploration and manifest destiny come to mind. Naturally, then, we should look to the West for the future of college football uniforms...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 11,718 reads 105 comments

  19. 7 College Football Programs That Should Trade in Their Head Coach

    When something gets traded in, for example a car, that thing had its best days and needs to get replaced for a newer, more serviceable thing...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 3,590 reads 16 comments

  20. 6 College Football Kickstarter Ideas We Would Send Money

    College football has been played in this country since 1869. The sport has a lot of traditions that add to its nationwide popularity. Just because the sport is old, though, doesn’t mean it couldn't use some new traditions...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 270 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the 8 Softest Teams and Players in College Football

    American football is not a sport for “soft” personalities. It’s a physically demanding and highly competitive game that lifts the strong and suppresses the weak...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 2,205 reads 6 comments

  22. Ranking the 8 Best BCS Coaches Who Never Played Division I Football

    In every football player’s life, there comes a day when he realizes his career as a football player has ended. Some never make it past high school football, while others reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 6,810 reads 6 comments

  23. Ranking the 12 Biggest Deep Threats in College Football for 2013

    Football teams rely on deep threats to get huge chunks of yardage on passing plays. Whether it’s third-and-long or teams want to put extra pressure on opposing defenses, these guys will oftentimes get the ball...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 2,479 reads 4 comments

  24. Power Ranking the Best Tailgating Scenes in the SEC

    The SEC features the best college football in the country. Collectively, the 14 member institutions and the communities in which they reside know how to party on game day...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 7,454 reads 50 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best Running Backs in Big Ten History

    Though the Big Ten has existed since 1896, the conference first used its current name in 1953. Therefore, I will rank what I believe have been the 10 greatest running backs in the Big Ten since 1953...

    Michael Carroll Written by Michael Carroll about over 1 year ago 2,448 reads 19 comments