5 For Friday: The Best College Basketball Courts

Welcome to 5 For Friday: the column in which Your Humble Author ranks or highlights five of a given subject. The inaugural edition -- we'll call it "inaugural" since I haven't done one of these in a while -- received too many great suggestions to limit it to one. So while the centerpiece ranks my…

5 For Friday: College Football Coordinators Mt. Rushmore

This week's Q&A featured a question on first-year college football coordinators. Not included was the following gem from Bang The Book Radio's Adam Burke, a topic deserving its own column. @kensing45 @cfbhuddle Who would be on the current "Mount Rushmore" of offensive & defensive coordinators?— Adam Burke (@SkatingTripods) March 16, 2016 This is 5 For…

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…

The Option Offense Revival

In this season's college football record shop, the option offense is a piece of classic vinyl, unearthed from a milk crate of yesteryear's hits. Put it on the turntable, give it a spin, and a few tracks in you ask yourself, why isn't more contemporary music like this? The success of option teams this season…

Four Downs on Week 11: Football’s Frivolity Amid Tragedy

It's rather ridiculous, the importance our society places on sports. I felt helpless as reports of the horrific terrorist attacks carried out Friday in Paris began to surface. I still do. I also couldn't shake the feeling that spending Saturday watching and writing about college football as if it anything more than a frivolous endeavor…

Friday College Football Odds and Ends: Jesse Pinkman Likes Boise State

Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman and the actor who portrayed him, Aaron Paul, have something in common: They're both all about the Blue. Go BSU!!!!— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) September 5, 2015 The Smurf Turf is a lot better for you than Heisenberg's creation, make no mistake -- well, unless you're a Boise State opponent. Former Boise…