Why College Football Playoff needs a Champions League model

While the UEFA Champions League has expanded over the years to its current format, its core ethos up until the mid-1990s was simple: The champion of each European country played its way into a prestigious club competition after winning domestic leagues of varying strength. With its 2021–22 final coming up Saturday, the original “one champion, … Read more

2023 college football recruiting class rankings

College football commitments are expected to heat up (along with the temperature) over the next two months, with plenty of movement in the class rankings to follow. There has, in the meantime, been some significant activity on the recruiting trail leading up to the busy summer, resulting in key changes and new entries. Northwestern led … Read more

Billy Napier new hire coach likely to win big later

Florida football turned the page on the Dan Mullen era at the end of the 2021 season, handing the reins over to former Louisiana Ragin ‘Cajuns head coach Billy Napier with the task of restoring glory to the Orange and Blue. After a rollercoaster decade that saw three different skippers riding the coaching carousel following … Read more

What it means for Wisconsin to repost its assistant football coach position | College Football

Jake Kocorowski | Wisconsin State Journal Paul Chryst and the University of Wisconsin football program have taken steps to fill the void left by the resignation of inside linebackers coach Bill Sheridan earlier this month. Sheridan’s departure leaves the Badgers with one of their 10 available assistant positions unfilled. He spent less than three months … Read more

Gators helmet designs through years since pre-1946

The most recognizable part of a football uniform is the helmet, which sets the team apart from all others with its design. Though it has not always been that way, as the years have passed the arrangements adorning a team’s headgear have become more elaborate and ornate while also going through design changes to improve … Read more

CBS ranks top-25 head coaches in CFB – should Kirby Smart be No. 1?

At the top are your usual contenders – Nick Saban, Kirby Smart, Dabo Swinney. But Georgia’s Smart, despite winning the national title, checked in at No. 2 with Alabama’s Saban at No. 1. If you ask me, CBS Sports got it right. Yes, these are rankings for the 2022 season, so of course it is … Read more

Wasserman: Eli Holstein’s Alabama commitment is a big deal for the Longhorns

Four-star quarterback Eli Holstein of Zachary (La.) High committed to Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. What a day for the Longhorns. On this day, Texas moved another step closer to landing the most influential prospect in recruiting history. That’s the real story here. During any other recruiting cycle, a top-100 quarterback committing to Alabama would be … Read more

Wasserman: Eli Holstein’s Alabama commitment is a big deal for the Longhorns

Four-star quarterback Eli Holstein of Zachary (La.) High committed to Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. What a day for the Longhorns. On this day, Texas moved another step closer to landing the most influential prospect in recruiting history. That’s the real story here. During any other recruiting cycle, a top-100 quarterback committing to Alabama would be … Read more

Nick Saban vs Jimbo Fisher, NIL payments, recruiting, Alabama, Texas A&M, paying players

A war has broken out between two leading college football coaches, that sums up the sport’s decades-long, under-the-table battle for supremacy – and how it’s all spilling out into the open thanks to an inability from the governing body to run things properly. College football is currently in flux thanks to the introduction of name, … Read more

College football updated SP + preseason projections for 2022

The biggest names in the transfer portal have mostly made their decisions, and my weekly power conference previews begin this week. It sounds like a pretty good time to post some updated SP + projections! Thus far, my preview series has leaned on numbers posted in February after the second national signing day had come … Read more