Week 1 Saturday 6-Pack Part 1: From Dublin to Lambeau

Already declared the greatest opening Saturday in college football history, Week 1 deserves a picks column befitting the occasion. In this case, however, a singular column simply isn't befitting the occasion. Standard fare here at CFB Huddle is to examine the weekend's six best games in a six-pack format. Last year's Week 1 also featured…

Heisman Top 10: Big Ten Heisman Contenders in 2016

The 2016 season marks the 10-year anniversary of the last Big Ten Heisman recipient. Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith won the 2006 edition of the award in a landslide, beating out Arkansas running back Darren McFadden 2,540 votes to 878. It stood as the Big Ten's biggest rout of the SEC all the way until…

Game Balls: Haters Will Say Minnesota Faked Kicks

Haters will say CFB Huddle's Game Balls concept is a weak facsimile of other weekly rundown column elsewhere. Thanks to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, I've learned to brush it off. Enjoy the best of the week in college football. Haters Will Say These Kicks Are Faked Forget Dude Perfect: University of Minnesota specialists turned the…

Projecting The Dec. 1 College Football Playoff Ranking

So, this is it: the one before The One. Tuesday's is the last time the College Football Playoff committee plays pretend with the rankings before issuing the actual final four and bowl pairings. Heading into Championship Week, at least one of the four spots is spoken for. The ACC, Big Ten and SEC Championship Games…

Week 10 Saturday Six-Pack: Alabama-LSU Headlines Stellar Slate

Week 10 features arguably the best, top-to-bottom slate of any one college football Saturday yet this season, with College Football Playoff preliminary Top 4 showdown Alabama-LSU headlining. Not that the nighttime tussle in Tuscaloosa needed any additional stakes. LSU controls its destiny in the SEC West, while Alabama has been surging since losing to Ole…

Week 7 Saturday Six-Pack: A Wild Seven Days Reaches A Climax

So...that was an eventful week. A Top 10 team lost its quarterback, a preseason College Football Playoff pick lost its head coach and one of the game's all-time coaching legends abruptly retired. Oh, yeah! There are still games to be played, too. The chaos with which Week 7 began carried over in its first game,…