Fly Is Open, Let’s Go Peay!

If you visited CFB Huddle in recent weeks and noticed the lack of new content, apologies. The site focused on providing original coverage and commentary of college football isn't going away, just changing its game. When I launched CFB Huddle in 2014, I was on the beat for USC and UCLA football at Bleacher Report,…

Deshaun Watson Delivered On A Dream

Everyone dreams big. Very few make their wildest dreams reality. Deshaun Watson is one of the exceptions. As a high schooler four years ago, Watson foretold Monday night's performance. Me. In a National Championship Game. I'm just waiting on that moment.— Deshaun Watson (@DeshaunWatson4) January 8, 2013 Watson had his moment in 2016, skewering the…

More Than A Decade Later, 2006 Rose Bowl Remains The Greatest

LOS ANGELES - Vince Young's 2006 Rose Bowl-winning, fourth-and-5 dash to the north end zone came not long before midnight Eastern on Jan. 4 -- well past bedtime for a grade-schooler with class the next day, as was the case for current Penn State cornerback Grant Haley. "Vince Young running into the end zone right…

Blue-Gray Classic was College Football’s Christmas Day Tradition

The NBA staked claim to Christmas Day in recent years, much in the same manner the NFL uses Thanksgiving as a showcase date and MLB owns July 4. College football once owned prime real estate on Dec. 25. From 1979 through 2001, with a one-year resurrection in 2003, the Blue-Gray Classic brought together players from…

There Is No Meaningless Bowl Game

On either side of BYU head coach Kalani Sitake sat mud-soaked players, fresh off a 24-21 win over Wyoming in the Poinsettia Bowl. "The win is all them. They're the ones [who] are dirty," Sitake said. "I'm only dirty because they hugged me and they dumped Powerade on me." Running back Jamaal Williams joked, had…