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…

Bowl Preview Bonanza, Part I

An unprecedented number of bowl games means a multifaceted bowl preview for you, dear CFB Huddle reader. Saturday opens the 2015-'16 bowl season with a hearty, five-game slate, featuring teams from the Mountain West, Sun Belt, MAC and Pac-12. Uh, and BYU. It doesn't have a conference. So, yeah, the first bowl preview isn't quite…

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…

Four Downs Week 2: Appreciating Michigan State’s Big Wins

FIRST DOWN: Appreciating Michigan State In the past 21 months, Michigan State football has wins Ohio State, Stanford, Baylor and, as of Saturday, Oregon. That's four opponents ranked no worse than No. 7. No other program can claim as many wins over teams ranked in the Top 10 at the time of their meeting in…

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?

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

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…