Week 2 Saturday Six-Pack: A Return to Campus

Week 2 Saturday Six-Pack: A Return to Campus

Week 1 of the 2017 college football season spread action over five consecutive days, featured the greatest upset in the game's history; the second-biggest comeback ever; and a Monday night finale that came down to a double-overtime two-point conversion attempt. How, exactly, can Week 2 meet that high standard? Well, the answer is rather easily.…

Ole Miss: The Stupid Scandal Befitting Our Stupid World

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…

Ranking The Matchups for the 2017 PK80 Phil Knight Invitational

Ranking The Matchups for the 2017 PK80 Phil Knight Invitational

Save some room Thanksgiving weekend for the inaugural PK80 Phil Knight Invitational, college basketball's newest -- and arguably most loaded -- early-season tournament. The brackets for the debut PK80 were released Wednesday, and the opening rounds on both sides of the bracket feature some of the best matchups of the entire 2017-'18 nonconference slate. 8.…

Week 2 Saturday Six-Pack: The Hangover

Week 2 Saturday Six-Pack: The Hangover

Week 1, college football binged on a loaded docket freely dubbed The Best Opening Weekend Ever. Week 2 brings the unavoidable hangover. Despite taking an inevitable dip in top-to-bottom intrigue, the Week 2 slate is not completely lacking for quality football. A trio of dormant series revived headline Week 2: BYU and Utah in the…

Graduate Transfer Restrictions Make No Sense

Graduate Transfer Restrictions Make No Sense

A graduate transfer embodies the very mantra the NCAA engrained into the masses for a generation: Going pro in everything but sports. It's technically true. The vast majority of college athletes will not play professionally; including high Div. I football players, only a fraction of whom will play in the NFL. Earning a degree --…

Arkansas Refuses to Play Arkansas State (Still). Hogwash

Arkansas Refuses to Play Arkansas State (Still). Hogwash

Every so often, a reminder that Arkansas refuses to play Arkansas State resurfaces, and I am reminded once more that not all college football traditions need upholding. A column in Thursday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette broached the subject anew, prompting Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema to reiterate the program's timetable for playing Arkansas State: "Never." Bielema offered…

Bret Bielema’s Red Shoe Razorbacks

Bret Bielema’s Red Shoe Razorbacks

From the man who brought you a "borderline erotic" kneel-down, Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema is bringing sexy back to SEC media days. Play that saxophone! On the cancellation of a scheduled nonconference game against Michigan: "I know Michigan-Notre Dame sounds sexy. I think Michigan-Arkansas sounds sexy." On the Razorbacks' identity compared to that…

Game Balls: Happy Canada Day

Game Balls: Happy Canada Day

Another happy Friday to you all, a pleasant July, and a merry Canada Day to our neighbors up north. Much like America's own Independence Day, Canada Day celebrates the nation's gradual departure from the British Empire with the ratification of the 1867 Constitution Act. See, before England craved isolationism, it sought to unify the world…

4th and 25 Changed The Football Landscape

4th and 25 Changed The Football Landscape

4th and 25. Those who follow the SEC need no elaboration, particularly Arkansas or Ole Miss fans. However, the wildest play of the 2015 season should hold equal significance for supporters of Alabama, Clemson, Michigan State, Iowa, Ohio State...basically, any team directly impacted by the resulting outcome. The Razorbacks' 4th and 25 hook-and-lateral play immediately…

NCAA Tournament Teams Suited for College Football

NCAA Tournament Teams Suited for College Football

Every March, the NCAA Tournament attracts casual fans whose sports interest typically resides elsewhere for the other 11 months of the year. For college football fans, some of the teams that made the 2016 NCAA Tournament might seem foreign. This year's Field of 68 featured 14 universities with Football Championship Subdivision programs, including 2015 FCS…

The Best of National Signing Day 2016

The Best of National Signing Day 2016

Outstanding letters of intent aside, National Signing Day 2016 nears its conclusion. Feel free to take a breath and give your index finger a break after it spent the last few hours furiously hitting F-5. National Signing Day 2016 brought college football recruiting to a whole new level of spectacle, between Bleacher Report’s increasingly elaborate…

Week 13 Black Friday Six-Pack: Thankful for College Football

Week 13 Black Friday Six-Pack: Thankful for College Football

Welcome to Black Friday, the unofficial inspiration for such dystopian fiction as the Mad Max series or The Purge. America's chaser for a day spent gorging itself on food is a day manically chasing discounts on products. No, you haven't stumbled upon an anti-consumerist manifesto; this special, Black Friday edition of the CFB Huddle Saturday…