Saturday Six-Pack, Thursday Edition: Opening Night Picks

The time is upon us: Opening Night 2016. College football is back! ...OK, college football's been back for a little less than a week now, with Cal-Hawaii and Charleston Southern-North Dakota State kicking off the season last weekend. But, for all intents and purposes, college football is REALLY back Thursday! Opening Night isn't as loaded…

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…

The SEC East Is Simply A Bad Division

The SEC East is bad. No compelling argument exists to counter the reality cruelly evident Saturday. FCS Playoff-bound The Citadel outplayed thoroughly outplayed South Carolina. There was nothing fluky in the Bulldogs' option offense rolling up 350 rushing yards en route to a 23-22 victory -- even if a penalty negated a would-be, fourth-down game-winning…

Week 9 Saturday Six-Pack: Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween and welcome to Week 9 of the college football season. To celebrate the intersection of my favorite sport with one of my favorite holidays, I employed the Silver Shamrock Company to manufacture one college football team's helmets. Alternate uniforms may be passe, but an alternate helmet that turns wearers' heads into snakes and…

Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Officiating

Truly awful officiating marred Oklahoma State's otherwise thrilling, 30-27 win Saturday at Texas. The Longhorns were hit with 16 flags for 128 yards, some of which came at crucial junctures in the hotly contested conference opener for both teams. A defensive holding call against Poona Ford -- on a run play, of all things --…

Thursday Six-Pack: Previewing College Football’s Opening Night

'Tis the season, my friends. The eager anticipation is almost at a conclusion with opening night of the 2015 FBS football season almost upon us. The 2015 campaign opened with a bang last Saturday, as Montana scored a touchdown in the final seconds to upend four-time defending national champion North Dakota State. The Championship Subdivision…