Blue-Gray Classic was College Football’s Christmas Day Tradition

The NBA staked claim to Christmas Day in recent years, much in the same manner the NFL uses Thanksgiving as a showcase date and MLB owns July 4. College football once owned prime real estate on Dec. 25. From 1979 through 2001, with a one-year resurrection in 2003, the Blue-Gray Classic brought together players from…

FCS Kickoff Is College Football’s Best, New Tradition

Year 3 of the FCS Kickoff met the lofty standard set Year 2. A season ago, the North Dakota State dynasty suffered a rare setback, giving up a late touchdown in a loss at Montana. Jacob Smoak's 51-yard field-goal attempt at the end of regulation nearly made back-to-back FCS Kickoff losses for the Bison. The…

Game Balls: Happy Canada Day

Another happy Friday to you all, a pleasant July, and a merry Canada Day to our neighbors up north. Much like America's own Independence Day, Canada Day celebrates the nation's gradual departure from the British Empire with the ratification of the 1867 Constitution Act. See, before England craved isolationism, it sought to unify the world…

Take Bret Bielema’s Suggestion for Undrafted Underclassmen Further

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema advocated for the NCAA allowing undrafted underclassmen to return to college without losing eligibility. You can check out his entire interview with Bo Mattingly here, in which he says he plans to reach out to other coaches for their support. Razorbacks' offensive lineman Denver Kirkland found himself among the 30…

4/20 News: Ludacris Owns Georgia Football

Some mood music for today's news, courtesy of Ludacris. Southern hospitality, indeed. Ludacris made the kind of money SEC programs typically reserve for an FCS opponent the Saturday before Rivalry Week, and he didn't have to take a single hit. GEORGIA BULLDOGS Jacob Eason-Mania is Running Wild Georgia freshman quarterback phenom Jacob Eason's impressive play…

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…