There was a time not all that long ago when it was rare to see a freshman college football player gain national notoriety. These days, though, we’ve seen many cases of freshmen coming in and making an instant impact. In recent years, big-name stars such as Johnny Manziel, Marqise Lee, LaMichael James and Adrian Peterson […]Read More College Football 2013 Freshman All-American Team
A record 73 underclassmen opted to declare for the 2013 NFL draft. That high number of early defections has obviously diminished the talent level of the 2014 draft class Luckily, though, there are plenty of elite top underclassmen prospects who should bolster the depleted group. Heralded stars such as South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney, Louisville […]Read More 2014 NFL Draft: Predicting Which Underclassmen Prospects Will Declare
The strength of a particular NFL draft class will always primarily depend on which top underclassmen prospects choose to declare. The 2014 draft class is no different. Many of the 2014 class’ big-name headliners are underclassmen prospects such as Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater, Oregon QB Marcus Mariota and South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney. Still, this […]Read More 2014 NFL Draft: Ranking College Football’s Top 25 Senior Prospects
When looking at the top eligible prospects for the 2014 NFL draft, it doesn’t seem all that surprising that many of the big-name star players have reached great success in their collegiate careers, considering many of them were once considered to be elite blue-chip high school recruits. The face of this year’s draft class, South […]Read More 2014 NFL Draft: Top Prospects Who Were Overlooked as Recruits
It’s a tremendously rare accomplishment to get a cold, robotic, curmudgeonly coach like Nick Saban to form any sort of face that even closely resembles a smile, and not his normal intense glare of disdain. To get Saban so giddy that he runs and jumps into your arms, though, well, that’s truly a special feat—the […]Read More Is AJ McCarron the Best Quarterback In College Football?
Coming into Thursday night’s huge showdown between Pac-12 powers Oregon and Stanford, it was Ducks QB Marcus Mariota who was the spotlight star player who everyone was focusing on and talking about. Following a spectacular performance in the first half of the season, Mariota had established himself as the consensus favorite and front-runner to win this year’s Heisman Trophy. Unfortunately, […]Read More Shayne Skov Belongs in the Heisman Discussion
The 100 Best Traditions in College Football College Football is a sport that’s known for its great historic traditions and pageantry. Mascots, marching bands and school chants are the true lifeblood of the sport, and they’re what make a college football game day so special. There are so many celebrated traditions that fans around the […]Read More The 100 Best Traditions in College Football