Not since Week 1 has CFB Huddle had a Six-Pack for a Thursday slate. A six-game weeknight to open Week 9 is cause for celebration, even if it means diverting my attention from AMC’s annual horror marathon, Fearfest. You’ll have plenty more opportunity to catch the worthwhile installments in the Halloween franchise — the original, […]
Art Briles and Chris Petersen exchanged versions of events leading to defensive end Sam Ukwuachu’s transfer from Boise State to Baylor. On the same day Ukwuachu was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years of probation for the rape of a former Baylor women’s soccer player, a retelling of Art Briles and Chris […]
Preseason All-American wide receiver Tyler Boyd is one of two Pitt Panthers suspended for the team’s season opener, along with defensive tackle Rori Blair, first-year head coach Pat Narduzzi announced Monday. Per ESPN.com’s Andrea Adelson, Narduzzi said in a statement: “In addition to their game suspensions, Tyler and Rori have been, and will continue to […]
Preseason All-American and Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was cited for DUI during a traffic stop over the weekend. Dejan Kovacevic first reported the full affidavit of Tyler Boyd’s via his site, DKonPittsburghSports.com. The Pittsburgh Tribune reports that the Pittsburgh suburb Jefferson Hills Police Department will formally file charges ranging from underage drinking to vehicle […]
Too many college football rivalries were sacrificed to the gods of television revenue, vis-a-vis conference realignment. From the Backyard Brawl to Oklahoma-Nebraska, the staff at The Student Section breaks down dormant rivalries that need a reboot. Of all the realignment-killed rivalries, the Backyard Brawl’s demise is especially asinine. West Virginia shirking a decades-old, bitter rivalry […]
Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker may have been the single most examined player in any college football spring game, and he delivered under the microscope with what was described as the best performance of any of the five vying for the Crimson Tide’s vacant starting job. “You’re going to look at this and say, ‘Well, these […]
April Fools’ Day is founded on the basic premise of surprising the unsuspecting, so it seems like a perfect opportunity to unveil teams built to surprise in the 2015 college football season. Last season was the first with a slightly restructured postseason format, and newly designated top tier of bowl games — the “New Year’s […]
America’s love affair with football has the game’s decision-makers seeing dollar signs. That’s not a good thing, argues W. Scott Bailey, particularly in the case of Texas ticket prices for 2015. For San Antonio Business Journal, Bailey writes that the six-percent increase, coupled with more restrictive rules on reselling, puts college football on “a dangerous […]
The College Football Huddle Heisman Trophy Top 5 is checking in every week from now until a new recepient is immortalized in December. These weekly rankings reflect performance for the 2014 season. Expect fluidity from week-to-week, particularly as more teams embark on conference play.
Admit it; on the NCAA Football franchise (RIP), you gamed the Race to the Heisman function with a defensive end-sized creation who had the speed and elusiveness of a running back.
If you’re looking for some invaluable last-second betting advice for tomorrow’s slate of college football games, then you’ve come to the right place.
Not often do I pay too much attention to predictions that have no analysis or explanation to go with them, but this particular post really caught my eye.
Certainly, other divisions in other conferences around college football are deeper and more top-heavy than the ACC Coastal. At best, the division will have one team crack the preseason Top 25-barely, if at all. But no division promises the same kind of top-to-bottom unpredictably heading into the 2014 as the ACC Coastal.