Bret Bielema’s Red Shoe Razorbacks

From the man who brought you a “borderline erotic” kneel-down, Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema is bringing sexy back to SEC media days. Play that saxophone! On the cancellation of a scheduled nonconference game against Michigan: “I know Michigan-Notre Dame sounds sexy. I think Michigan-Arkansas sounds sexy.” On the Razorbacks’ identity compared to that […]


Heisman Top 10: Big Ten Heisman Contenders in 2016

The 2016 season marks the 10-year anniversary of the last Big Ten Heisman recipient. Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith won the 2006 edition of the award in a landslide, beating out Arkansas running back Darren McFadden 2,540 votes to 878. It stood as the Big Ten’s biggest rout of the SEC all the way until […]


Game Balls: Haters Will Say Minnesota Faked Kicks

Haters will say CFB Huddle’s Game Balls concept is a weak facsimile of other weekly rundown column elsewhere. Thanks to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, I’ve learned to brush it off. Enjoy the best of the week in college football. Haters Will Say These Kicks Are Faked Forget Dude Perfect: University of Minnesota specialists turned the […]

Harbaugh Hysteria: Paramus Catholic Big House Game

Paramus Catholic, a prep school in New Jersey, is the new epicenter for the latest Jim Harbaugh controversy. Paramus Catholic produced Michigan standout Jabrill Peppers and 2016 signee Rashan Gary; Harbaugh hosts one of his much-debated satellite camps there this month, much to the chagrin of Rutgers staff; and 2017 linebacker Drew Singleton is a […]

College Football Countdown: No. 87 Ron Kramer

The moniker “Michigan Man” may lack precise definition, but Wolverine legend Ron Kramer might best embody the essence of a Michigan Man. Kramer played three sports at Michigan in the first half of the 1950s — football, basketball and track — but football made his name. He earned two All-American nominations in his time wearing […]

Harbaugh-Urban Selfie Breaks Kayfabe

Rarer than a clear photo of the Loch Ness Monster, Chris Fowler posted a Harbaugh-Urban selfie to his Twitter account late Friday night. Kayfabe in college football is dead. OK, this Harbaugh/Meyer selfie is focused better. So I'll also share it for posterity, never to be recreated! — Chris Fowler (@cbfowler) May 14, 2016 […]


Scott Steiner Should Be Harbaugh’s Hook-Up in SEC Country

Forget satellite camps: Jim Harbaugh should reach out to Michigan alum and Georgia-based business owner Scott Steiner for the recruiting hook-up. Retired WCW champion Scott Steiner wrestled in a more legitimate sense at Michigan in the 1980s. His Big Ten background weaved into Steiner’s persona early in his professional wrestling career, and he made frequent […]


Satellite Camp Ban Hurts Recruits and Programs

The NCAA-ratified satellite camp ban, announced Friday, hurts college football’s programs that stand to benefit the most. Jim Harbaugh may have to wear his shirt more as a result of the satellite camp ban, but Michigan will soldier on. Harbaugh’s NFL resume and unorthodox yet winning ways combine with the Wolverines’ historical prominence to ensure […]


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 […]


Michigan Recruiting Squares with Host Jim Harbaugh

Hello, and welcome to Michigan Recruiting Squares, the game where nine celebrities help 4-and-5-star prospects sign their national letters of intent to the Wolverines! I’m your host, Jim Harbaugh. Let’s meet the board of celebrities. First up, he’s the man with as many titles reigns as Alabama football — though fewer of his are disputed […]