FCS Showcase Week 1

FCS Showcase Week 1

Enjoyed the FCS Kickoff last Saturday? Great! There's plenty more where that come from. Lost among all the talk of BEST WEEKEND EVER! emanating from the Worldwide Leader is that the Week 1 offering from the Championship Subdivision is quite impressive in its own right. The opening weekend FCS slate features Playoff contenders in nonconference…

Storylines for the 2015 FCS Season

Storylines for the 2015 FCS Season

Folks erroneously set the countdown clock to college football at 100 days last week. For those whose calendars are set thusly, I have some strong #WellActually for you: the 2015 FCS season starts Aug. 29 when North Dakota State visits Montana for what should be a tremendous matchup of two of the nation's best teams.…

College Football News May 15: Could Nick Saban Retire Soon?

College Football News May 15: Could Nick Saban Retire Soon?

Nick Saban is still at the pinnacle of his profession. But, as one of the oldest head coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision, AL.com's Kevin Scarbinsky posits an interesting thought: the Alabama head coach's retirement could come sooner than some anticipate. Scarbinsky dips his toe in waters that surely bring plenty of Crimson Tide fans'…

Carl Pelini Should Take the Fifth on Reported Lawsuit

Carl Pelini Should Take the Fifth on Reported Lawsuit

I'm not a lawyer -- there are no shortage of sports bloggers who fill that niche -- but I don't think I need to pass the state bar to know Carl Pelini suing his former FAU assistant coach, Matt Edwards. Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans first reported the defamation suit. Edwards notified administrators FAU administrators of…