Articles tagged: College Football
Fun Hypothetical – What If the MLB and College Baseball Had the Same Agreement as the NFL and College Football?
The NFL’s structures are unparalleled. And the league has created an absolute mammoth spectacle in the NFL Draft. This is because the Draft, and the NFL in general, flows so... Read more
The Best Dynasties To Propel To Glory In The New NCAA College Football Video Game
Every generation of sports fans has their moment, the event in your teens or twenties you can just instantly identify as one you’re going to be cornering your grandkids retelling... Read more
Retread Coaches in College Football: Does Hiring the Fired Guy Usually Work?
This year’s college football coaching carousel was always going to be atypical. Between the relative strain the coronavirus has put on budgets and the vastly differing number of games each... Read more
What Can We Learn From College Football’s Contrarians?
For as much fun as following college football is, those that can see the forest beyond the trees will point out that the game has become a bit repetitive. The... Read more
So You’re A Five-Star Recruit. Where Should You Go To School?
Signing top recruits remains the most predictive factor of a college football program’s success, and five-star recruits are the surest tickets on the market. So how do you convince one... Read more
If Recruiting Becomes More Geography-Based Post-COVID, Who Benefits and Who Loses Out?
There’s no understating the importance of recruiting in college athletics, particularly when it comes to retaining touted high school athletes in-state. That’s for a pair of reasons. First, as has... Read more
Ridiculous Hypothetical: Reorganizing and Rescheduling College Football
You know college football? The sport where Scott Cochran earned $595,000 as University of Alabama’s strength and conditioning coordinator this past year? The sport where Cochran’s athletes created $77 million... Read more
College Football’s Coaching Carousel: Grading the Seven Biggest Hires and Audits of My 2017 Grades
Full disclosure: I am infatuated with college football head coaches. It’s almost impossible to capture how important they are at the high-Division I level. The head coach is so crucial,... Read more
Should You Draft A Big Wide Receiver In The First Round?
Now is a fascinating time to take stock of the future of the wide receiver position at the NFL level. On a broad level, Andy Reid’s quote that the college... Read more
Probing the Origins of Recent College Head Coaching Hires: A Deep Dive from 2010-16
In college athletics, the head coach is the program, for better and for worse. Professional teams not only have owners, general managers, and generally larger support staffs, but they also... Read more
Football Hammers Catholic 69-0 to Improve to 2-1
On Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas football team (2-1, Patriot League) put a beatdown on Catholic (0-2, NEWMAC), routing the Cardinals 69-0. The Hoyas dominated in all aspects of the game,... Read more
Is There an End in Sight for Alabama and Clemson’s Duopoly on College Football?
Two titans run college football. They don’t make the rules or steal every headline and haven’t fundamentally changed the way the game is played, but when it comes time to... Read more
Slow Start Hurts Hoyas as Davidson Takes Season Opener
On Saturday, the Georgetown football team (0-1, Patriot League) dropped their season opener at Davidson (1-0, Pioneer), 27-20. It was all Wildcats from the start, as they ran out to... Read more
Out West, A Mixed Bag for PAC-12 New Hires
The Pac-12 promised to be one of college football’s most interesting conferences in 2018 after five new head coaches were hired this offseason to lead their programs to “After Dark”... Read more
Football Looks to Rebound After Disappointing 2017
At almost every school competing at the Division I level of college football, it’s that time of year again for the student body and larger fanbase; season tickets are being... Read more
The Sports Sermon: Alabama vs UCF, The Podcast
On this episode of The Sports Sermon, Chris Dunn and Will Shanahan join new host Parker Houston to talk about UCF’s undefeated season, the college football national championship game, and... Read more
A Wonderful Day for College Football
It has been a thrilling college football season, but the fun isn’t going anywhere just yet. Coming hot off the heels of last week’s record-tying six top-25 matchups, three top-10... Read more
College Football Fans Deserve USC-Texas
Hook ‘em. Fight on. When the University of Southern California and the University of Texas face off on the gridiron, it is not only a matchup between two of the... Read more
The two kings of Oklahoma
If you happen to be a fan of a cellar-dwelling NFL franchise, such as the New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, or my beloved Buffalo Bills, you have heard two... Read more
The Sports Sermon: Pay the Players?
In this episode of the Sports Sermon, Nick Gavio moderates a discussion between Graham Piro, Alex Lewontin, and Parker Houston on whether college athletes should be paid.