Category Archives: College Football

UCLA Football: Bruins going high in several mock NFL Draft lists

With more than handful of UCLA football players going to the NFL Draft, Go Joe Bruin takes a look at several expert mock drafts to get a feel for where these Bruins could end up…read more

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College Football’s Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2018

The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role … Continue reading

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Ranking Nick Saban’s Five Alabama National Championship Teams

Could this year’s team hold a candle to Nick Saban’s other four championship-winning Crimson Tide squads? We dove into the record books to find out…read more

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Alabama Recognition Has Grown Under Nick Saban

Upon advice, most reporters arrived at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta five or six hours earlier than kickoff for the College Football Playoff Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia. With the President scheduled to attend…read more

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2018 NFL Draft: The 10 college football teams hit hardest by early entries

Some players are more easily replaced than others…read more

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Was Georgia’s 2017 Success a Flash in the Pan?

A classic national title game left us with some burning questions. I tried to tackle some of them Wednesday with a column about Alabama’s quarterback situation. But we’ll kick off the mailbag today with the other most commonly…read more

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Friday Five: Most overrated, underrated college football teams at season’s end

The final CBS Sports 130 came out this week and not even my colleagues can escape my wrath…read more

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CBS Sports 130 college football rankings: Bama on top, UCF gets love in final poll

The last comprehensive college football rankings of all 130 FBS teams is out for the 2017-18 season…read more

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Five storylines that will dominate college football in 2018

After the greatest College Football Playoff — in its brief history — and one of the most thrilling national championship games ever, next season can’t start soon enough…read more

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2018’s Way-Too-Early Top 25: Who Will Be the Class of College Football Next Fall?

Now that your heart rate has slowed after Monday’s national title game, you must be clamoring for more football.  As we enter the two-month college football wasteland before spring practice begins in earnest, it’s time to look ahead to…read more

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Ohio State football: What Jerome Baker’s NFL draft decision means for Buckeyes

Preparing for NFL defections is one thing, but replacing a truly unique playmaker such as Jerome Baker is another. Ohio State is recruiting at a high level and has no shortage of candidates waiting in reserve for a shot…read more

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Trump the target of protests at college football championship game

President Trump was greeted by a roar of cheers and a smattering of boos as he stepped onto the field Monday night for the biggest game in college football, while activist groups demonstrated a president who has used sports to incite political…read … Continue reading

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WATCH: Trump Takes the Field at College Football Playoff National Championship Game

President Trump appeared on the football field ahead of tonight’s College Playoff National Championship Game in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs will face off tonight, but before the game began, Trump…read more

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Alabama’s Scott Cochran got in trouble for smashing College Football Playoff trophy

Scott Cochran doesn’t like second-place trophies. That was made abundantly clear when a video emerged this week of Alabama’s strength and conditioning coach smashing the Tide’s runner-up trophy from the 2016…read more

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Georgia football’s title hopes may rest in the legs of a bespectacled former walk-on

Look closer and Rodrigo Blankenship is much more than a glasses-wearing kicker…read more

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Georgia football: Kirby Smart guarding against emotional drain on Bulldogs

ATLANTA — It took two overtimes for Georgia to finally beat Oklahoma and claim its spot in the national championship game. Each extra second added more drama — and more reason for coach Kirby Smart to worry about the needle on … Continue reading

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We need a 64-team College Football Playoff to decide national champion

Bless your heart. You thought split national championships died years ago, and now there’s a Group of 5 team scheduling a parade and handing out title bonuses to its coaching staff. Like it or not, UCF has raised an important…read … Continue reading

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College Football Playoff Controversy Is 100 Years Old—Just Ask Georgia Tech

Want some real national championship controversy in Atlanta? Go back 100 years to 1917, when Georgia Tech (sort of) ruled college football…read more

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College football’s breakout players for 2018

Before the 2017 season kicked off, Stanford’s Bryce Love was known as Christian McCaffrey’s backup. Jake Fromm was Georgia’s other young quarterback, the pace car for Jacob Eason. You had to look down Wisconsin’s running back depth chart to find…read … Continue reading

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Is the College Football Playoff championship getting a little too familiar?

College football, that kooky, coast-to-coast concoction, relies heavily on its occasional cross-regional, cross-cultural, nonconference matchups, and the way they foment all the arguments, envies, resentments, contempts, immodesties and…read more

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