At least Illinois is trying. That was the thought that hit me when I heard the Illini fired its head coach after only seven months on the job and hired Lovie Smith. Before we get to my initial thought, let’s back up a bit and explain what happened at Illinois over the last decade — though […]
2015 wasn’t exactly a banner year for the SEC East, and the dumpster fire rages on into 2016 with news of Florida kicking off spring practices without Antonio Callaway and Treon Harris. Treon Harris, Antonio Callaway aren't with the Gators right now, and no one's saying why https://t.co/B4nVQbaaYQ via @TB_Times — Campus Gridiron (@CampusGridiron) March 8, […]
The CFB Huddle Podcast’s string of powerhouse guests continues once again, this time with a two-for. Joining host Josh Webb are Jerry Hinnen, the former CBS Sports and current War Eagle Reader scribe, to discuss college football recruiting; and Manchester sportswriter Ben Warner, who talks some soccer. Follow Jerry on Twitter @JerryHinnen. Subscribe to the […]
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 […]
Right now might be the best and worst time to be a fan of college sports. On the one hand, college sports are ubiquitous and unrelenting. On the dominant hand, the problems associated with college sports seem to be even more ubiquitous and more unrelenting. It’s as though each sport comes standard with 99 problems. The issues […]
Former NBA superstar Reggie Miller is no stranger to controversial comments and he’s back at it again, this time with the University of Southern California athletic program. Miller’s sister, Cheryl, was an all-time great for the Trojans from 1982-86. Her list of accomplishments could fill a room, and she was certainly a pioneer for women’s […]
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.