College Football Night 1 Odds and Ends

The first bit of college football history made in this 2015 season comes courtesy of quarterback Trey White. White ran six yards to cap a 12-play, 84-yard drive: the first scoring drive in Kennesaw State football history. TOUCHDOWN!!! Trey White gives KSU the lead!! Owls lead 7-3 with 1:32 remaining in the first. #WitnessKSU #Believe […]


Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

America’s insatiable hunger for football is the demand. There’s no shortage of supply, with 128 programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and another 125 in the Championship Subdivision. However, finding distribution for the product — vis a vis, live-game telecasts — can bit a struggle. Even with more channels dedicated to sports than at any […]


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. 24 News: Big Gain and A Big Loss for Tennessee Vols

Good news came with bad news for Butch Jones’ Tennessee Vols over the weekend. The good news: Tennessee picked up a commitment from Hunter Johnson, a 5-star quarterback in the 2017 recruiting class. The Brownsburg, Indiana, product told ESPN.com’s Derek Tyson: “Tennessee was my first offer,” Johnson said. “I’ve always believed in them from the […]


Aug. 20 News: Ricky Town Eyeing Arkansas?

USC transfer quarterback Ricky Town is not waiting long to scout potential destinations, per syndicated radio host Bo Mattingly. Recruiting Update: Multiple sources say USC QB transfer Ricky Town is on Arkansas campus for a visit and will be at practice tonight. — Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) August 19, 2015 Should Town become a Razorback in […]


Aug. 18 News: Reaction to Denied Northwestern Union Bid

The Northwestern union efforts launched in the spring of 2014 reached an impasse Monday when the National Labor Relations Board’s dismissed NU’s petition. The key statement from the NLRB’s decision explains its interpretation of the player-university relationship: Even if scholarship players were regarded as analogous to players for professional sports teams who are considered employees […]


July 28 News: American Sports Network Outpaces FS1

The Group of Five conferences may a surprisingly sizable ally in their efforts to compete with the Power Five’s television reach. Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot offers details of the quiet distribution giant American Sports Network, Sinclair Broadcasting’s sports brand. American Sports Network is entering just its second season, yet reaches more homes than Fox […]


Ohio State Leads CFBHuddle Preseason All-America Team

Your humble CFBHuddle.com publisher submitted his ballot for the Preseason All-America Team at Today’s U, and as one might expect, defending national championship Ohio State sets the pace. I have three Buckeyes nominated: defensive end Joey Bosa, late-season breakout star and College Football Playoff hero Ezekiel Elliott and offensive lineman Pat Elfein. Defensive tackle Adolphus […]


Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta

Southern Conference media day marks an unofficial kickoff to the league’s 2015 campaign, a season in which Tennessee Volunteers legend and the first BCS championship-winning head coach, Phil Fulmer, makes his return to college football. Well, Phil Fulmer’s back in college football kinda-sorta. See, the coming season marks the relaunch of East Tennessee State’s football […]


Just Give Bill Clark Coach of the Year Now

The man most deserving of the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year won’t be on the sidelines for a single game in 2015; nor in 2016. But, through his commitment to UAB football amid the program’s tumult, Bill Clark has proven himself a leader of UAB announced the football program’s return from a self-imposed, roughly […]