Georgia Football: College football and Marijuana

With another Georgia Football player arrested for Marijuana possession this weekend, Mike Stowe wonders if UGA can do anything about it…read more

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Picking out the NFL draft picks with fantasy football potential

Some people might find it strange that someone obsessed with the NFL, as the Madman certainly is, can be so obtuse about the draft, which the Madman mostly is. Maybe it is the lack of immediate gratification…read more

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Former NFL football players say attorneys taking too much of CTE settlement

He was a beast on the football field blocking for Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen while with the Oakland Raiders.  At Penn State, Steve Smith was a captain of the 1986 National Championship team. But the once strong fullback’s body began to fail him. “He was tripping and falling…read more

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Podcast: Are college football coaches underpaid?

Are college football coaches overpaid or underpaid? The answer is… yes. (Which, of course, leads us into a conversation about the value of college football players…read more

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Biggest takeaways from 2017 spring games

Cam Akers could shine as a freshman at Florida State, Michigan’s rebuilt defense is in good shape and more things we learned from college football spring games…read more

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Air Force players were led to believe they could head to the NFL

On Saturday, it became publicly known that the Air Force has changed its policy regarding football players from the Air Force Academy with NFL opportunities, requiring them to spend two years on active duty before playing professional football. It was news to the…read more

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Fantasy Football 2017: Projecting Fantasy Impact of the 2017 NFL Draft

  1. After sitting on the couch for the entirety of three days, the NFL draft has finally come to a close. 2. But hey, it was all worth it, right?…read more
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College football: With 53 NFL draft picks, SEC leads nation for 11th straight year

It started with Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett going No. 1 overall and ended with Mississippi’s Chad Kelly going last as “Mr. Irrelevant.” For the 11th straight year, the SEC led all conferences in number of NFL Draft picks. The league had 23…read more

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College football economics ultimately may doom Georgia-Florida in Jacksonville

Despite news that the annual Georgia-Florida clash looks set to remain in Jacksonville through 2021, prospects for the college football classic staying at the neutral site much past that date might run afoul of the two schools’ future need to bolster…read more

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2017 NFL Draft: Ryan Anderson is the best Alabama player no one’s talking about

Anderson will be keeping track of the linebackers who get picked before him on draft night…read more

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College football analyst Danny Kanell laid off as part of ESPN cuts

Poured my heart and soul into ESPN for last 8 years. Moved my wife and 3 kids to CT to go “all in” 5 years ago. Bummed it ended in 3 minutes…read more

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Steve Spurrier would absolutely hate coaching in college football now

Some things have always been abundantly clear about Steve Spurrier. He knows who he is, what he likes, and maybe more importantly, what he doesn’t like. He doesn’t spend an extra minute concerning himself with the things he doesn’t like, and he never liked…read more

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Eric Weddle: Ravens will be ‘strongest’ team in history

Much of the Ravens’ struggles in the last few seasons has been due to injuries. Their injured reserve over the last three campaigns has included nearly 60 players combined. Baltimore is making a concerted effort to change that in 2017…read more

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Why Myles Garrett might be (and might not be) NFL’s No. 1 pick | Paul Domowitch

MYLES GARRETT isn’t your typical football player, and not just because, at 6-4 and 272 pounds, he can run a 4.64 40 and jump 41 inches and bench-press 225 pounds an impressive 33 times…read more

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Why Becca Longo getting a chance as first female college football recruit shouldn’t be a surprise

It was bound to happen. Sooner or later, someone was going to step outside the box and offer a scholarship to a woman to play college football. Maybe we shouldn’t be so surprised that it was someone like Timm Rosenbach…read more

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College football: Michigan State dismisses Auston Robertson, who is charged in sex case

Police say former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson is in custody after being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The Meridian Township Police Department updated a message on its website Sunday to say the 19-year-old was…read more

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How Cyril Grayson landed an NFL deal without ever playing college football

BATON ROUGE, La. — Cyril Grayson didn’t travel to Seattle expecting to sign his first NFL contract. Maybe that seemed too easy, and nothing to that point had come easy for him as he pursued a football career after being an All-American track sprinter at LSU…read more

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Raiders want Marshawn Lynch’s decision before draft

Marshawn Lynch has always been “’bout that action.” The Oakland Raiders would like to spur Beast Mode’s action to an NFL return by placing a deadline on when they would like to acquire the running back. “At some point, you’d like to know. Prior to the draft…read more

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ESPN wanted better ‘Monday Night Football’ games. Did it get them?

Of the 17 “Monday Night Football” games played on ESPN in 2016, just two featured teams that would both go on to make the playoffs. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” package, meanwhile, got five such games thanks in part to…read more

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The days of two-a-day practices are over in college football

MOORHEAD—Two-a-day padded practices are now extinct in NCAA college football, a move that didn’t come as a surprise to any of the local head coaches. They were on the endangered list anyway. The NCAA management councils in Division I, Division II and Division III recently voted to support a proposal to eliminate…read more

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