Ole Miss: The Stupid Scandal Befitting Our Stupid World

Peruse the headlines of the day, and one thing becomes abundantly clear: We live in the dumbest of times. In a world where the possibility of Kid Rock serving in the United States Senate exists, it's only fitting college football provides us with a scandal of supreme stupidity. Such is the sordid tale of Ole…

Friday Q&A: Is Robin A Superhero?

Today's Q&A kickoff comes not from Twitter or email, but rather an existential question unintentionally posed by my 3-year-old son. Despite having never watched any media involving superheroes, the characters just appealed to him. And, in turn, my house has been overrun with superhero-themed toys in recent months: A Thomas The Train track that doubles…

MAC Football

MAC Football 2017 Preview: Getting Back to MACtion

Last year, the MAC was dominated by one boat-rowing football program. For all the chaos that ensued in the 2016 regular season, Western Michigan -- the nation's only undefeated once the postseason began -- was the constant. With P.J. Fleck at the helm, nobody in the MAC could touch the Broncos. Fleck finally had the…

The Hair Makes The Man: Mike Gundy Sets Fun Tone at Oklahoma State

FRISCO, Texas – Mike Gundy’s current hairstyle – yeah, it’s still a thing – evokes a classic Seinfield episode. “It’s real and it’s spectacular.” A year ago at the Big 12’s football media days, the Oklahoma State coach appeared with a haircut often referred to as “business in the front, party in the back.” A…

Conference USA Preview 2017: Beasts in the East, Wild Out West

Perhaps more than any other conference, realignment has fundamentally altered the look of Conference USA. C-USA played an immediately role in discrediting the Bowl Championship Series when, in 1998, former member Tulane was denied an at-large bid despite finishing with an undefeated record. The Shaun King-led Green Wave were the first in a line of…

Iowa State's Joel Lanning

Iowa State’s Joel Lanning is A Unique ‘Slash’ Performer

FRISCO, Texas - The slash, the angled line found at the far right of the bottom row of your QUERTY keyboard, is not recognized as one of the 14 official punctuation marks. It is commonly used to separate alternatives. When you find a slash on a college football roster, it's typically used for players with…

Sun Belt Preview 2017: Keeping The Fun Alive

What can be said about the Sun Belt Conference that hasn't been said already? We know it's fun. #FunBelt: It's a great rhyme and hashtag, and it provides a mid-week college football fix every October. Last year, the Sun Belt also boasted some impressive football. Six teams made a bowl game out of the Sun…