5 For Friday: Football Trick Videos

Congratulations on enduring another work week. To celebrate, enjoy some football trick videos, inspired by San Jose State quarterback Kenny Potter. San Jose State’s official athletic account tweeted the following clip of Potter launching a pass from the back row of Spartan Stadium, into a trash can below. We see you @kpot_5: Drop it in […]

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 Freshman Quarterback Phenomenon

A freshman quarterback’s job used to be pretty clear-cut: commit the playbook to memory, get in the weight room, and absorb as much as possible while serving as the redshirt understudy to a veteran starter. Coaches turning over the offensive reins to first-year quarterbacks has become increasingly common in recent years, and in unlikely places. […]


4/21 News: Hope for the Texas Longhorns

Springtime brings with it boundless optimism around college football, and optimism leads off the CFB Huddle headline roundup for Thursday, April 21. TEXAS LONGHORNS Spring Brings Hope for the Texas Longhorns David Ubben, Sports on Earth Ahead of a pivotal Year 3 in Austin, Charlie Strong might finally have the offensive formula for his Texas […]


5 For Friday: Harbaugh Not The First to Bring Hate to Rivalries

Jim Harbaugh’s latest target of Twitter derision surpassed the barbs lobbed when SEC coaches criticized Michigan’s satellite camps. But when Harbaugh responded to misinterpreted comments Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith made regarding the Wolverines’ spring break trip to Florida, the head Michigan Man’s retort went beyond playful pot-stirring. Harbaugh got personal and mean when […]


Quandre Diggs vs. Mike Gundy vs. LHN

Quandre Diggs subtweeted Mike Gundy, and all of Oklahoma State athletics. Welcome to the offseason. The actual tweet is embedded below, though a screenshot is included in case the original mysterious disappears. We can go to whatever conference we want, but them on the other hand… — Quandre Diggs (@qdiggs6) March 22, 2016 CFB […]


5 For Friday: The Best Conference Championship Games

Conference Championship Week — excuse me, “Champ Week,” as ESPN has rebranded it — is afoot and leading us directly into Selection Sunday. For college basketball junkies, it doesn’t get much better than the week-and-change of tournaments played across the country. Conference tournaments have given us such memorable moments as the 2009, six-overtime classic between […]

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PODCAST: Joseph Nardone Talks NCAA Tournament

The CFB Huddle Podcast returns with a new, recurring feature, spotlighting some of college sports media’s under-the-radar and up-and-coming talents. Up first is Joseph Nardone, a loyal Friend of the Site and college basketball maven at Today’s U. Host Josh Webb and Joseph kick off March in the best way possible, talking some NCAA Tournament. […]


A Dream for Big 12, Championship Game Deregulation

The NCAA announced Wednesday, via the DI Council conference championship deregulation. The decision effectively opening the door for the Big 12 and Sun Belt to host title games without expansion. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby immediately followed the NCAA’s announcement with a statement of his own, reassuring opponents of a potential championship game after the […]


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 […]

Charlie Strong’s Meme-Worthy Win

Hey, remember last week when very misguided people were questioning Charlie Strong, if not outright calling for his dismissal as Texas head coach? Good stuff. For those folks, Strong’s 24-17 defeat of No. 10 Oklahoma is for you. Yes, YOU. There's Charlie Strong's boss on the right, in case you're wondering about his job security. […]


Week 6 Saturday Six-Pack: Approaching The Airport

Week 6 is college football’s last on the incline of the curve. After this Saturday, it’s all downhill on the race to the postseason. The legendary Beano Cook once quipped on the ESPN college football podcast that each season felt like Casablanca: You start it, and next thing you know, you’re at the airport. In […]