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 […]

The Rock Says It’s All About The U

CFB Huddle sends happy birthday wishes to Hollywood star, seven-time WWE Champion and Miami Hurricane Dwayne Johnson — also known as The Rock. Last month ahead of Wrestlemania XXXII, I wrote about the long history of college football standouts transitioning into professional wrestling, which began with Bronko Nagurski. Of the many college gridiron players to […]


4/20 News: Ludacris Owns Georgia Football

Some mood music for today’s news, courtesy of Ludacris. Southern hospitality, indeed. Ludacris made the kind of money SEC programs typically reserve for an FCS opponent the Saturday before Rivalry Week, and he didn’t have to take a single hit. GEORGIA BULLDOGS Jacob Eason-Mania is Running Wild Georgia freshman quarterback phenom Jacob Eason’s impressive play […]


ACC Basketball Fans Fill Finebaum Airtime

ACC basketball’s NCAA Tournament success, sending six teams to the Sweet 16, has fans of the conference swelling with pride. ACC basketball boasts success similar to SEC football, but the former’s collective fan base doesn’t have the same reputation. Perhaps all ACC basketball die-hards need is the forum. College football is in a dead period, […]


Kirby Smart Reminds Us About Awful Transfer Restrictions

Among new Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart’s first sweeping changes from predecessor Mark Richt is a starkly more draconian transfer policy, as reported Thursday by Dawg Nation’s Seth Emerson. The limitations reportedly in place on running back A.J. Turman aren’t necessarily indicative of a Georgia problem, nor a Kirby Smart problem. Kirby Smart is […]


Q&A: New Coordinators Set for Success

Numerous head coaching changes around college football beget new coordinators in new locations. In this week’s CFB Huddle Q&A, I’ll give you my new coordinators set up for the most success in their first year. I also had a lot of fun envisioning a sixth power conference. A LOT of fun. Perhaps a little too […]


Alabama Football and President Obama Historically Linked

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 State of College Sports Media

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 […]


The Best of National Signing Day 2016

Outstanding letters of intent aside, National Signing Day 2016 nears its conclusion. Feel free to take a breath and give your index finger a break after it spent the last few hours furiously hitting F-5. National Signing Day 2016 brought college football recruiting to a whole new level of spectacle, between Bleacher Report’s increasingly elaborate […]


Steve Harvey Calls Great Moments in College Football History

It’s OK, Steve Harvey. It’s easy to understand how a broadcaster could announce the wrong winner during a live event. But imagine, if you will, a college football world wherein the most spectacular finishes got the Steve Harvey treatment. On second thought, why imagine when I can give you just that! “Fourth-and-five, the national championship […]


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 […]