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 […]


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 […]


College Football Has No Room For A Leicester City

As the final seconds of the 2015 Barclay’s Premier League season ticked away, supporters of Leicester City watched with glee as the Foxes punished the soon-to-be-relegated Queens Park Rangers by a score of 5-1. Though the day brought victory at home, it was the previous week’s road 0-0 draw that really sent the fans celebrating […]


Bowl Preview Bonanza, Part II

Opening weekend for the 2015 bowl season did not disappoint. Kenneth Dixon became college football’s new touchdown king in New Orleans. One Mountain West team, San Jose State, rallied in Orlando, while another, New Mexico, fell just short in Albuquerque. Appalachian State’s torrid comeback in Montgomery sealed the Mountaineers’ first bowl win in program history, […]


Northern Illinois Upset of Toledo No Surprise

Northern Illinois handed AP No. 20/CFP No. 24 Toledo its first loss of the 2015 season, and the Rockets’ sixth straight defeat in the series since 2010. In this half-decade, Toledo’s been a quality program, playing in four bowl games with a fifth on the way. Northern Illinois’ just been a little bit better. Tuesday’s […]

We Could All Take Inspiration from Jerry Kill

I don’t intend for the following to read as a eulogy. Jerry Kill’s sudden retirement as head coach of the Minnesota football was prompted specifically because Kill didn’t want the game to be the reason he was eulogized. His long and ongoing battle with epileptic seizures forced Kill to a crossroads. “Last night, when I […]


Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

America’s insatiable hunger for football is the demand. There’s no shortage of supply, with 128 programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and another 125 in the Championship Subdivision. However, finding distribution for the product — vis a vis, live-game telecasts — can bit a struggle. Even with more channels dedicated to sports than at any […]


2015 Conference Championship Game Predictions

Over the new few weeks, is rolling out some predictions for the 2015 college season. The following is a projection of each conference championship game, from the inaugural American Athletic, to the one that started it all: the SEC. AMERICAN ATHLETIC Saturday, Dec. 5 | Location: High seed’s home field This year marks the […]


Northern Illinois Calling Out Big Ten Opponents

An ad in Friday’s edition of The Chicago Tribune of Northern Illinois calling out Big Ten counterparts Illinois and Northwestern is #MACtion taken to the extreme. This #NIU ad in tmrw's Tribune … "Chicago's Big Time College Football Team!' Ohhhhhhhhh snap. — Amanda Kaschube (@amandakaschube) September 12, 2014 Northern Illinois extended its win streak […]