Saturday Six-Pack, Friday Edition: Week 1 Picks

Everyone make it through Opening Night unscathed? Good, because there's little time to catch your breath before diving into the Friday edition of Week 1 picks, served up cold in the Saturday Six-Pack. First-time readers might understandable be asking themselves: why is a column laying out Week 1 picks for a Friday night called Saturday…

College Football Countdown: No. 81 Tim Brown

Tim Brown won the 1987 Heisman Trophy in a landslide, beating runner-up Don McPherson of Syracuse in every region but the Orange quarterback's home Northeast, and claiming a 611-point overall lead in the ballots. Given how difficult it is for players at a position other than quarterback or running back to garner much Heisman support…

ACC Basketball Fans Fill Finebaum Airtime

ACC basketball's NCAA Tournament success, sending six teams to the Sweet 16, has fans of the conference swelling with pride. ACC basketball boasts success similar to SEC football, but the former's collective fan base doesn't have the same reputation. Perhaps all ACC basketball die-hards need is the forum. College football is in a dead period,…

Re-Rock The Vote: Heisman Snubs Remembered

Saturday, one of either Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey or Deshaun Watson will join the most illustrious and exclusive club of college football as Heisman Trophy winners. For the runners-up, supports may well argue their inclusion on another roster comprised of some of the sport's all-time greats: that of notable Heisman snubs. Each of this year's…

Leonard Fournette’s Nod to Running Back Golden Years

Leonard Fournette tweeted the below image and message from LSU walk-through at Syracuse's Carrier Dome Friday afternoon: Earnie Davis, Jim brown, Floyd Little... Thank you guys for paving the way for us running backs to this day GOATS pic.twitter.com/54wQjlc7q6— 7⃣ (@_fournette) September 25, 2015 It's funny how the cosmos work sometime. Fournette's tweet came across…

Notable Omissions from the FWAA 75th Anniversary Team

In the spring, the FWAA solicited votes from its members -- of which I am one -- to put together this squad. I didn't receive an "I Voted!" sticker upon submitting my ballot. Boo! But my participation does mean I'm at least putting my money where my mouth is in spotlighting the 75th Anniversary omissions…

College Football News May 17: Everett Golson Announcing Destination Monday

Everett Golson's whirlwind re-recruitment comes to an end Monday, when the Notre Dame transfer announces his destination Monday, Tom D'Angelo of the Palm Beach Post reported. Following reports of Florida State "negotiating" with Everett Golson -- which Michael Weinreb of Rolling Stone writes turns college football convention on its ear -- it appears the quarterback…