FCS Kickoff Is College Football’s Best, New Tradition

Year 3 of the FCS Kickoff met the lofty standard set Year 2. A season ago, the North Dakota State dynasty suffered a rare setback, giving up a late touchdown in a loss at Montana. Jacob Smoak's 51-yard field-goal attempt at the end of regulation nearly made back-to-back FCS Kickoff losses for the Bison. The…

Week 12 Saturday Six-Pack: A Cupcake-Free Zone

Did ya hear? Nick Saban said a bad word! CFB Huddle's rarely-heard-from guest columnist The SEC Bro broke down Steph Curry winning NBA MVP in the spring, and wrote the following: I guess he did play at Davidson, though, and they’re on Alabama’s schedule the week before the Iron Bowl. Coach Saban says that’ll be…

Four Downs on Week 9: End-of-Game Madness, Playoff Upheaval

I love this sport. It never ceases to amaze me how just about every Saturday in the fall, I'm left incredulous by at least one moment, game or performance. So much of the residual activity surrounding college football is exhausting. Some NCAA regulations are archaic, the modern concept of amateurism evolves at a glacial pace…

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…

College Football News May 15: Could Nick Saban Retire Soon?

Nick Saban is still at the pinnacle of his profession. But, as one of the oldest head coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision, AL.com's Kevin Scarbinsky posits an interesting thought: the Alabama head coach's retirement could come sooner than some anticipate. Scarbinsky dips his toe in waters that surely bring plenty of Crimson Tide fans'…