Oklahoma has found their guy in the wake of Lincoln Riley’s abrupt departure for USC. Venables, who has spent the last 10 years as the defensive coordinator at Clemson, was repeatedly offered head coaching jobs over that span but turned them all down in favor of remaining in his highly-paid role at Clemson. Even though… Read More Brent Venables is the New Head Coach of the Oklahoma Sooners 💯
Tonight at 8pm central time on ESPN-U, you can watch Isidore Newman (New Orleans) take on Berkeley Prep (Tampa) in some Friday Night Lights action. Notable about Isidore Newman is that it is where Arch Manning, possibly the most hyped-up and celebrated high school football player ever, plays. Now, I’m 30, so my memory of… Read More Where Will Arch Manning Play College Football?
We are now entering year 8 of the College Football playoff era. Starting 2014, college football adopted a 4-team playoff format, discarding the old BCS formula that simply pitted #1 vs. #2 in the National Championship Game. Although I’ve written at length about why I think the CFP has, seemingly paradoxically, decreased parity in college… Read More The 5 Greatest Playoff Games of the CFP Era
Today, Joel Klatt and Colin Cowherd were discussing Notre Dame’s recent win over Wisconsin. They’re both in agreement that Brian Kelly is one of the best coaches in the sport, but that he’s judged unfairly because his program is compared to Alabama, and when you compare anybody to Alabama, not just Notre Dame, they fall… Read More Is Notre Dame An Elite Program?
After a fairly wild Saturday in a season that has already seen the most-ever losses by top-25 teams lose through the first two weeks, college football’s National Title hunt feels like it’s basically up for grabs. #1 Alabama jumped out to a 21-3 lead in the first quarter, but had to hang on for dear… Read More College Football Is Wide Open
Saturday night, #3 Clemson and #5 Georgia squared off in Charlotte in the most anticipated college football matchup of the new season. It was the marquee game of the opening kickoff weekend, a matchup between two of the true heavyweights of college football. Georgia secured the win, 10-3, and put itself in great position to… Read More For Clemson, Life After Trevor Lawrence May Be Rough
This comes via The Athletic, but since everything on that site is behind a paywall, I’ll just quote from this story on Eleven Warriors, an Ohio State blog: According to The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC could announce an alliance between the three conferences as soon as next week. Conversations between the… Read More 🚨🚨 Big Ten, ACC & Pac-12 Set to Announce “Alliance” Next Week?
So it is official: Oklahoma and Texas have formally told the Big 12 “Later, bitches✌️✌️” and asked the SEC if they can join the college football cool kids’ club: Oklahoma and Texas have formally notified the SEC they are seeking “an invitation for membership” beginning July 1, 2025, according to a joint statement from the flagship programs of… Read More Oklahoma and Texas Officially Request to Join SEC
As if the news of Oklahoma and Texas to the SEC wasn’t big enough. Jack McGuire, from Barstool, just dropped this bomb: He’s vouching for his sources here. Could it happen? At first blush it seems outlandish, but only when you consider it from the perspective of, “The SEC is supposed to be for teams… Read More Wait a Minute: The SEC is Trying to Poach OHIO STATE and CLEMSON?!
Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports just broke this story. He calls expansion of the playoffs an “inevitability” that has been “embraced around every corner of the sport.” LET’S FUCKING GO. Some details from the story: The next three weeks offer a critical period in charting what the future of the College Football Playoff will look… Read More 🚨🚨 THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF IS EXPANDING, POTENTIALLY TO 12 TEAMS 🚨🚨