Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah will rush for 2,000 yards so long as he’s healthy. He’s at 1,249 eight games into the schedule, thus needs to average roughly 180 over his next four games.
There are not necessarily any more major injuries around college football this preseason than in year’s past. Nevertheless, the rash of season-ending injuries to prominent contributors is disconcerting.
Damore’ea Stringfellow had his collegiate coming-out party in a late-season matchup with UCLA. A 4-star recruit out of Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley, California, Stringfellow was somewhat slow to acclimate to the college game.
Conference realignment and expansion threaten some traditional rivalries, while outright eliminating others. Rivalry games are vital components of the college football landscape, particularly those played for a trophy of some kind: Paul Bunyan’s Ax, the Little Brown Jug, a necessary element that differentiates it from the NFL.
Perhaps it’s coincidence, but someone opted to tweeted the first images of new, alternate Oklahoma uniforms when much of the sports-watching nation was preoccupied with USMNT vs. Belgium. That might be for the best: the Sooners’ new duds are sure to send traditionalists into a frothy-mouthed frenzy.
Fitting that on the week of our nation’s 138th Independence Day, Big Ten Conference mascots and cheerleaders are posting selfies from Washington, D.C. monuments all over social media. Everything about that sentence is uniquely American.
As July 1 and the official date of Maryland and Rutgers joining the Big Ten nears, the conference realignment invitations that previously raised eyebrows now furrows them.
Over the weekend CFBHuddle hypothesized over the best three-man backfields in the country and nationally recognized names like Alabama, Oregon and USC made the grade. However, noticeably absent was the one conference that truly values the running back—the Big Ten.
Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini was spot-on in the assessment of national signing day he offered to ESPN.com Big Ten blogger Adam Rittenberg: “If somebody has offered a kid, let him sign, it’s over. That will stop some of the things that are happening — people just throwing out offers, some of them with really […]
Although rooted in tradition, college football is still a pretty progressive sport. Progress is evident in all the new, fancy, and innovative offenses all the time. While the NCAA and your grandfather are dragging their feet in the name of history, everyone else in college football is taking dramatic steps forward. However, the past should […]
Recent history tell us the winner of the 2014 Heisman Trophy will be a quarterback. , and the four best odds for next season’s winner according to Bovada are quarterbacks: Jameis Winston at 5/2; Marcus Mariota and Braxton Miller at 11/2; and Bryce Petty at 10/1.