If rumors of new Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman hiring Lovie Smith to head the Illini football program prove true, Whitman’s already accomplished something one day on the job no one else has in eight years. He has the nation talking about Illinois football for football reasons. Illinois garnered plenty of national headlines before Saturday’s […]
Everyone loves a good list, right? For you fine Huddle readers who do, a warm welcome to 5 For Friday. Every Friday, CFB Huddle is highlighting five people, places, moments and topics around this great sport. The inaugural installment looks at Group of Five players perhaps under the radar ahead of the 2016 season, and […]
Former USC Trojans and San Diego State Aztecs wide receiver Brice Butler is our guest on the CFB Huddle Podcast. Brice talks with host Josh Webb about his NFL career, and his move from the Oakland Raiders to Dallas Cowboys.
With exactly a month until WrestleMania 32, the WWE flagship event intended to compete for an indoor attendance record is shaping up to be a dud. Just three matches are announced for WrestleMania 32, none of which have the intrigue of those that headlined WWE’s most attended event in its history, WrestleMania III. That card […]
Lindsay Gibbs of ThinkProgress joins the CFB Huddle Podcast to discuss the role of women in sports with host Josh Webb. This is one of the most enlightening and insightful episodes we’ve had in the young history of this podcast. Definitely a must-listen. Give Lindsay a follow on Twitter @LinzSports. Subscribe to the CFB Huddle […]
No college football program and presidency have ever been as connected as Alabama and President Obama. Sure, President Gerald Ford was a standout player at Michigan, and Woodrow Wilson’s efforts at then-powerhouse Princeton helped shape the foundation of the modern game. But the Crimson Tide and our nation’s 44th president share a unique bond, unlikely […]
The CFB Huddle Podcast returns with a new, recurring feature, spotlighting some of college sports media’s under-the-radar and up-and-coming talents. Up first is Joseph Nardone, a loyal Friend of the Site and college basketball maven at Today’s U. Host Josh Webb and Joseph kick off March in the best way possible, talking some NCAA Tournament. […]
Cal filling Jared Goff’s quarterback vacancy just become more intriguing. Zach Kline, the former 4-star prospect Goff beat out for the starting job in 2013, enters the fray. That on its own isn’t newsworthy; that Kline will be on his second stint with the Cal football program is. Originally a Jeff Tedford recruit, Zach Kline […]
The life preserver the Sun Belt Conference threw Idaho and New Mexico State shortly after the Western Athletic Conference ceased football operations never felt like a long-term arrangement. Reports ahead of a statement from Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson likely confirm it. Idaho and New Mexico State are out as Sun Belt affiliates, just as […]
The CFB Huddle Podcast welcomes guest Rob Littal, founder of Black Sports Online. Host Josh Webb and Rob talk about race, Marvel Comics, and much more in one of the best CFB Huddle podcasts yet. Be sure to check out Black Sports Online, including on Twitter @BSO.
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller’s Super Bowl 50 MVP is now to college football what 1986 train-wreck Cobra is to cinema. The dreadful Sylvester Stallone actioneer was loosely based off a novel by Paula Gosling entitled Fair Game. Upon Cobra‘s release, Warner Books wanted the book rereleased to capitalize on the film’s box office success. […]
Baseball season is right around the corner, with pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training camps in the coming week. Growing up a fan of the Chicago Cubs, springtime usually brings with it irrational exuberance, followed by almost immediate disappointment. But after a surprise run to the NLCS last autumn, I have realistic hope the […]
The 2016 Rose Bowl Game serves as an allegory for the ill-fated and now suspended presidential campaign of Carly Fiorina. Shortly after the former HP executive tweeted this: Love my alma mater, but rooting for a Hawkeyes win today. #RoseBowl — Carly Fiorina (@CarlyFiorina) January 1, 2016 The Hawkeyes gave up a 75-yard touchdown run […]
The Jim Mora-Rick Neuheisel kerfuffle seems to finally have bubbled to the surface, and this battle of Baby Blue vs. Black is painted in shades of gray. Jack Wang of the L.A. Daily News provides details of the media spat, which began with comments Mora made to Colin Cowherd Tuesday, and to which Neuheisel responded […]
What were you doing at 10 years old? Riding bikes, collecting baseball cards, perhaps telling whoppers to friends about hidden levels on video games? At 10 years old, USF football became the No. 2-ranked team in college football. The Bulls held that spot and ostensibly, a ticket to the BCS Championship Game had it run […]