Big 12 Expansion Candidates: Names To Know

Big 12 expansion may not be inevitable — the University of Texas reportedly has issues, and it’s well established that the Longhorns wield more clout than much of the conference. Nevertheless, as the din of conference realignment grows, and nonsensical arguments contingent on seemingly arbitrary percentages gain traction, the possibility of Big 12 expansion has […]

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Tennessee Titans, NFL Refuse to Evolve

Sometimes, the NFL can be a real downer for a college football die-hard such as myself. Today’s Tennessee Titans press conference introducing retread Mike Mularkey as its new head coach was the NFL going into full buzzkill mode. The Titans drafting 2014 Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota piqued my interest, and Mariota’s stellar debut gave […]

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Deontay Wilder, Boxing and The “War on Football”

Alabama added another notch in its championship belt Saturday when WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder scored a ninth-round knockout victory over Polish challenger, Artur Szpilka. [email protected] knocks out @szpilka_artur in round 9 and retains his WBC heavyweight title #AndStill #WilderSzpilka https://t.co/aB8J3liY8T — SHOWTIME SPORTS (@SHOsports) January 17, 2016 Tuscaloosa-born Deontay Wilder’s third successful title defense […]

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Re-Rock The Vote: Heisman Snubs Remembered

Saturday, one of either Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey or Deshaun Watson will join the most illustrious and exclusive club of college football as Heisman Trophy winners. For the runners-up, supports may well argue their inclusion on another roster comprised of some of the sport’s all-time greats: that of notable Heisman snubs. Each of this year’s […]

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Week 13 Heisman Top 10: Derrick Henry Charges Ahead

Heading into Championship Week, the Heisman Trophy pack has a clear top five — and one pace-setter ahead of them all. Alabama running back Derrick Henry’s spectacle against rival Auburn put the junior in pole position with just one week to go. Henry’s one-man show Saturday was reminiscent of the ubiquitous martial-arts movie scenes, wherein […]

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Week 11 Heisman Top 10: Derrick Henry vs. Deshaun Watson

November performances define Heisman Trophy candidacies. Front-runners like Alabama running back Derrick Henry and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson are hitting their stride at just the right time, both to pace their teams’ title aspirations and bolster their case for college football’s most prestigious, individual award. Derrick Henry now has a rush TD in 15 straight […]

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Week 10 Heisman Top 10: Here Comes Deshaun Watson

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was on the Heisman Trophy radar before Week 10, but was certainly not in the same air space as TCU’s Trevone Boykin or LSU’s Leonard Fournette. His ascension before the stretch run, however, emphasizes the importance of November over September and October when it comes to college football’s top individual award. […]

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Week 8 Heisman Top 10: Light It Up

Injury may be the single most defining trait of the 2015 college football season’s overall outlook, and it took further toll on the national landscape in Week 8. This time, it had a possibly profound impact on the Heisman Trophy race. Baylor quarterback Seth Russell, gaining ground as the Bears’ schedule tightened and his statistics […]

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Week 7 Heisman Top 10: Chasing Boykin and Fournette

Heisman Trophy front-runners Trevone Boykin and Leonard Fournette continued along in Week 7 at the same remarkable pace each has been on through this season. But the gap between Fournette, Boykin and the field isn’t widening. On the contrary: Playmakers from various, emerging Playoff contenders used this week to strengthen their resumes. Baylor quarterback Seth […]