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Sept. 2 News: Navy QB Keenan Reynolds Pursues History

Outstanding Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds is on the precipice of setting several (more) college football records in 2015. That’s one reason I tabbed him a Heisman Trophy sleeper. Another is perfectly captured in Gene Wang’s profile of Keenan Reynolds for the Washington Post. Wang highlights the various records Reynolds has already set, as well as […]


Ishmael Adams Suspension Delivers UCLA A Big Blow

UCLA head coach Jim Mora announced Tuesday cornerback and returner Ishmael Adams is suspended indefinitely, pending further investigation into his arrest over the weekend. Adams was arrested and held on $100,000 bail Monday for allegedly stealing a cell phone from an Uber driver. Mora is reserving further action for more details to surface. In the […]


Sept. 1 News: Sun Belt Expands with Coastal Carolina

So much for my bright idea of the winner of November’s Coastal Carolina-Liberty game earning a spot in the Sun Belt. While that remains a biggie for FCS purposes, likely serving as the de facto Big South Conference championship game, Coastal Carolina is bound for the Sun Belt regardless. Coastal Carolina will join Sun Belt […]


Trent Richardson Cut; Blame Alabama! (Not Really)

Trent Richardson’s spectacularly unspectacular NFL career appears over now that the Oakland Raiders have opted to cut the one-time Heisman Trophy finalist. Three seasons and change of Trent Richardson’s yards-per-carry being more accurately measured in inches, and his piling up more fumbles than touchdowns, probably made Monday’s news an inevitability. However, there was a time […]


Run The Dang Ball, Bobo! — er, Greyson Lambert!

Virginia transfer Greyson Lambert has emerged from the pile as Georgia’s starting quarterback, a decision that makes it crystal clear: Mark Richt heard your cries to run the dang ball. The competition was close but your starting QB for the @FootballUGA game vs. ULM will be Greyson Lambert! — Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics) August 31, […]


The Split End Podcast, Season 2 Premiere

The Split End Podcast returns for a new season, and a new home at CFB Huddle. Hosts Josh Webb (@FightOnTwist) and Matt Zemek (@SectionMZ) break down the big topics in and around college football with a rotating panel of guests. The first episode of Season 2 kicks off with Chris Ross of The Land Grant […]


MTSU Quarterback Brent Stockstill Takes on Unique Challenge

Brent Stockstill was named Middle Tennessee State’s starting quarterback Monday, five days out from the Blue Raiders’ 2015 season opener against Jackson State. The coach doing the naming? Rick Stockstill. Yes, MTSU’s new starting quarterback is the head coach’s son. Stockstill beat out Austin Grammer, who was the Blue Raiders’ starter in 2014. Grammer finished […]


Aug. 31 News: Miami Loses Running Back Gus Edwards

Miami opens a critical season for head coach Al Golden with six pivotal games out of its first eight, and no Gus Edwards at running back. Gus Edwards, one of the candidates to replace star Duke Johnson as Miami’s No. 1 back, sustained a season-ending foot injury per Christy Cabrera Chirinos of the Sun Sentinel. […]


Aug. 30 News: College Football’s Best Defense

Boise State boasts the right combination of high-impact pass-rushers, run-pursuing ball-hawks and lock-down coverage men that the Broncos can claim college football’s best defense. And college football’s best defense has a pretty solid outlook for a perfect regular season, assuming it can carry Boise State to wins over Washington and BYU in Weeks 1 and […]


Vernon Adams As Starter Is Helfrich’s Aggressive Title Play

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich wouldn’t name Vernon Adams the Ducks’ starting quarterback if the Eastern Washington transfer didn’t impress in just two weeks of practice. Likewise, Helfrich wouldn’t hand the reins of Oregon’s explosive offense to a one-year stand-in if the coach didn’t see national championship potential for the coming season. Vernon Adams’ competition […]


Tim Beckman Fired as Rumblings at Illinois Continue

Illinois football’s tumultuous offseason reached a crescendo at almost the last possible moment Friday. first reported Tim Beckman was fired as the Illini’s head coach after three unsuccessful seasons and allegations of player mistreatment made in the spring. Offensive coordinator Bill Cubit takes over as head coach for the season, but barring a truly […]