Week 1 Saturday 6-Pack Part 1: From Dublin to Lambeau

Already declared the greatest opening Saturday in college football history, Week 1 deserves a picks column befitting the occasion. In this case, however, a singular column simply isn't befitting the occasion. Standard fare here at CFB Huddle is to examine the weekend's six best games in a six-pack format. Last year's Week 1 also featured…

TV Pulling The Strings of Conference Expansion

ESPN and Fox reportedly working against rumored Big 12 Conference expansion raises red flags about the league's future, and underscores the abundance of influence TV has on college sports. For those who enjoy conspiracy theory, Monday's Sports Business Journal report also provides fodder. Just days before the piece outlining corporate acrimony toward the possibility of…

Steve Harvey Calls Great Moments in College Football History

It's OK, Steve Harvey. It's easy to understand how a broadcaster could announce the wrong winner during a live event. But imagine, if you will, a college football world wherein the most spectacular finishes got the Steve Harvey treatment. On second thought, why imagine when I can give you just that! "Fourth-and-five, the national championship…

Aug. 14 News: Vernon Adams Clear to Practice With Oregon

Six months. That's the duration between former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams announcing his intention to transfer to Oregon, and his clearing the final hurdle to actually do so. After an arduous process that precluded him from using Eastern Washington facilities in the spring, or working out with Oregon players in the summer, Vernon Adams…

July 25 News: Tough Schedule to Test Oregon Ducks in 2015

A Pac-12 Conference championship, a single-season program record for wins and the Heisman Trophy; the only thing that eluded the Oregon Ducks in their dream, 2014 season was a national championship. Marcus Mariota may have changed his mailing address from Eugene to Nashville, but the 2015 Oregon Ducks will flourish without him. The question facing…

College Football News June 8: Pac-12 Announces Injury Spotters

Safety concerns remain one of the most vexing issues for football at all levels. In the college game, the Pac-12 is enacting a proactive in 2015 with the introduction of injury spotters. The conference issued a release to media Sunday night, detailing this and other new measures designed to combat players participating with injuries --…

College Football News June 5: Nick Saban on The SEC Conduct Policy

Nick Saban was critical of the SEC conduct policy introduced at last month's conference meetings in Destin, Florida, so his continued lamenting of the rule precluding intra-league transfers following serious arrests isn't necessarily a surprise. His misunderstanding of the SEC conduct policy, on the other hand, is a bit shocking. Per Matt Zenitz of AL.com,…