Satellite Camp Ban Hurts Recruits and Programs

Satellite Camp Ban Hurts Recruits and Programs

The NCAA-ratified satellite camp ban, announced Friday, hurts college football's programs that stand to benefit the most. Jim Harbaugh may have to wear his shirt more as a result of the satellite camp ban, but Michigan will soldier on. Harbaugh's NFL resume and unorthodox yet winning ways combine with the Wolverines' historical prominence to ensure…

Georgia State’s Cinderella Run May Just Be The Beginning

Georgia State’s Cinderella Run May Just Be The Beginning

College football has no Cinderella story this postseason quite as unlikely as that of Georgia State. The Panthers had to win their final four straight just to gain bowl eligibility. But even before running the table in the season's final third, 2-6 Georgia State had already made history under third-year head coach Trent Miles. The…

Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

America's insatiable hunger for football is the demand. There's no shortage of supply, with 128 programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and another 125 in the Championship Subdivision. However, finding distribution for the product -- vis a vis, live-game telecasts -- can bit a struggle. Even with more channels dedicated to sports than at any…

Would You Tune In for A Marathon of College Football?

Would You Tune In for A Marathon of College Football?

ESPN announced Tuesday its 16-game slate for the annual college basketball 24-hour marathon. It's safe to now call this an annual tradition, 2015 being its sixth year, and it's grown to be a highlight for me as a college basketball fan. The 24-hour marathon doesn't officially open college basketball season -- there are games throughout…

Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta

Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta

Southern Conference media day marks an unofficial kickoff to the league's 2015 campaign, a season in which Tennessee Volunteers legend and the first BCS championship-winning head coach, Phil Fulmer, makes his return to college football. Well, Phil Fulmer's back in college football kinda-sorta. See, the coming season marks the relaunch of East Tennessee State's football…

Dream On: Georgia State, Abilene Christian Get a Taste of the Spotlight

Dream On: Georgia State, Abilene Christian Get a Taste of the Spotlight

The Georgia Dome looks a whole lot different during a Georgia State Panthers game than it does on Sundays when the venue's other tenants, the Atlanta Falcons, are playing. But the vast expanse of unfilled seats visible during the broadcast of Georgia State's 38-37 win over Abilene Christian Wednesday represents the vast potential Georgia State…

Georgia State Head Coach Trent Miles Doesn’t Have a Track Record of Backing Down

Georgia State Head Coach Trent Miles Doesn’t Have a Track Record of Backing Down

Penn State and Notre Dame created quite a stir among SEC head coaches this week. The two northern programs are spreading their recruiting reach into SEC Country, as head coaches James Franklin and Brian Kelly are taking part in satellite football camps. But it's not Franklin, Kelly or any perturbed SEC coach commanding the spotlight…