National Whiparound Week 11: Pitt Pounces on Clemson

Week 11 provided yet another eventful weekend in college football -- including several big upsets that are sure to cause a major shakeup in the College Football Playoff rankings. Three top-4 teams -- No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington -- were all defeated for the first time all season. That will make…

Predicting The Nov. 1 College Football Playoff Rankings

ESPN airs the first College Football Playoff rankings tonight at 7 p.m. ET, and the affair is sure to be controversy-free, right? I mean, the Associated Press Top 25 and Coaches Poll both have the same unbeaten teams ranked in the Top 4, so there's no way the Playoff committee could possibly deviate, right? Well...…

Wrestling Belts, ConFLiCT and The Spirit of College Football Rivalry

A rule of thumb in professional wrestling: If a match involves a trophy, chances are it's getting smashed. UCF didn't take a play out of Bad News Brown's playbook from WrestleMania IV, but the Knights leaving the Civil ConFLiCT Trophy at Rentschler Field after beating UConn Saturday sent a similar message. It also marks a…

Trevor Knight: Unlikely Underdog

Were you to remake a 1980s underdog movie, Trevor Knight sure seems more like a Billy Zabka or Ted McGinley than Ralph Macchio or Robert Carradine. Classic good looks. A celebrity ex-girlfriend and a pop-singer admirer. Star quarterback of the best football team in Texas. None of those credentials scream underdog. And yet, Trevor Knight…

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…

Texas A&M Coaches Suspended for Hack Jokes

Remember Big Johnson t-shirts? Apparently, suspended Texas A&M coaches Jim Turner and Jeff Banks were big fans of the brand. That's my assumption, at least, given the material they used for slides in a "Chalk Talk" event geared towards women was seemingly lifted directly from Big Johnson. Here is Pic #4 pic.twitter.com/DELNphzRqt— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson)…

For The SEC, Winter Is Here

Whether you love or hate the SEC, you have to admit the last decade has been very, very good for the conference from a football perspective. But all things must end. We’re on the cusp of seeing the SEC’s dominance cycle out for a while. For just how long is the great unknown, but a…