Q&A: New Coordinators Set for Success

Numerous head coaching changes around college football beget new coordinators in new locations. In this week's CFB Huddle Q&A, I'll give you my new coordinators set up for the most success in their first year. I also had a lot of fun envisioning a sixth power conference. A LOT of fun. Perhaps a little too…

Happy National Dog Day from CFB Huddle

Aug. 26 is officially National Dog Day, but it's national dog day year-round across the United States -- including on college football Saturdays. Ten Div. I football programs are nicknamed the Bulldogs, and this doesn't include teams like James Madison (Dukes) or Georgetown (Hoyas), which adopted Bulldogs as their mascots. Another four Div. I programs…

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…

Push for College Football Playoff Expansion

LAS VEGAS - One sentence uttered at Mountain West media days may best crystallize popular sentiment for College Football Playoff expansion. "All we want is a chance." That's how San Diego State head coach Rocky Long summarized the Mountain West's place in the college football landscape, and Long said the only way it or any…

College Football News May 30: Nick Saban Disingenuous on Level Playing Field

Nick Saban's lamentations at this week's SEC meetings that college football needs a more "level playing field" have been roundly and rightly criticized. Friend of the Site Josh Webb exposes the hypocrisy of Saban's complaints from the perspective of Group of Five programs like Fresno State, Boise State and Marshall, via Scout.com. Webb's thorough examination…

Week 1 Saturday Six-Pack: College Football Picks and Previews

Welcome to the first installment of The College Football Huddle's season-long college football picks and previews column, the Saturday Six-Pack. (more…)

Podcast Episode 3: Jeremy Mauss Talks Mountain West and BYU Football

No month-long layoff between podcast episodes this time. Jeremy Mauss of MWCConnection.com and 1320 KFan in Salt Lake City (not "The Fan" as stated in the podcast intro) joins The College Football Huddle for the third episode. (more…)