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 […]


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 […]


ESPN Showcasing Liberty-Coastal Carolina on A Thursday Night

The regular season-concluding Liberty-Coastal Carolina is getting national broadcast treatment from ESPN. Coastal Carolina announced Wednesday via its official website that the finale, originally scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21, is moving to Thursday, Nov. 19, to be showcased on ESPNNews. From the official statement: “We are thrilled to showcase one of the most important FCS […]


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 […]


Aug. 14 News: Vernon Adams Clear to Practice With Oregon

Six months. That’s the duration between former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams announcing his intention to transfer to Oregon, and his clearing the final hurdle to actually do so. After an arduous process that precluded him from using Eastern Washington facilities in the spring, or working out with Oregon players in the summer, Vernon Adams […]


Montana Football Hype Video Should Get You Amped for Aug. 29

The first college football game of the 2015 season is a mere 17 days away, or two weeks from this Saturday. If you haven’t yet circled Aug. 29 on your calendar, the official Montana football hype video should change that. This year’s Week 0 Football Championship Subdivision showcase has four-time defending national champion North Dakota […]