College Football

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There is Football in Birmingham

Sports PhotoThe University of Alabama-Birmingham has been given a new life on the football field. Bill Clark and his program have endured and now the Blazers are ready to show up and show out, says SC’s Mel Suiter. Complete Story

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Life in the Coaching Cycle

Sports PhotoThe college football coaching world is about to start its life cycle anew. What will SC’s Jonathan Lowe watch for during this “early growth stage” of the 2017 season? Complete Story

Everyone is Picking Flowers!

Sports PhotoNew SC contributor Mel Suiter is ready to start the college football season. He is wondering about the University of South Florida and whether new coach Charlie Strong and quarterback Quinton Flowers can lead the Bulls to the Promised Land. Complete Story

The Other Shoe Falls in Oxford

Sports PhotoAfter years of fighting the NCAA, a skeleton in the closet ended the tenure of Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze. SC’s Jean Neuberger discusses the gamble the Rebels took that ended very, very badly. Complete Story

College Football Offseason Questions

Sports PhotoNorth Carolina, Ole Miss, and Oklahoma face the unknown this college football season, though in different ways. SC’s Jean Neuberger explores the questions surrounding their respective programs. Complete Story

New Signing Period a Game-Changer?

Sports PhotoWill the new signing period help or hurt new college football recruits? SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at the NCAA’s newest rule pertaining to recruiting. Complete Story

The Power of Getting There

Sports PhotoWhen we are stopped one step from reaching our goals, it’s pretty crushing. Imagine how that feels for athletes. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at a recent trend of teams turning failure into victory, including the latest college football champion. Complete Story

The Nick Saban Urban Dictionary

Sports PhotoAlabama head coach Nick Saban’s career has been defined by success. But for the true meaning of the man and his thoughts, philosophies, and opinions, look no further than “The Nick Saban Urban Dictionary.” Complete Story

Crimson Tide vs. Tigers: Round Two

Sports PhotoWe’ll have a repeat of last year’s title game as Clemson and Alabama meet for the national title. SC’s Jean Neuberger says the two best programs in the sport could provide yet another epic matchup. Complete Story

In Defense of Bowl Games, and Sitting Them Out

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster looks at the absurdity of criticizing LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey for skipping their teams’ middling bowl games. Complete Story

More College Football Commentary

12.12.16 Bowl Season 2016: What to Watch By Jean Neuberger
12.05.16 Is the Playoff a Forgone Conclusion? By Ross Lancaster
11.25.16 A Strong Silly Season, No Doubt By Jean Neuberger
10.24.16 No Expansion = Future Contraction By Jean Neuberger
10.17.16 The Playoff Race at the Midway Point By Ross Lancaster
10.10.16 Re-Assessing at the Break By Jonathan Lowe
09.26.16 The Fall of the Mad Hatter By Jean Neuberger
09.19.16 Red-Lit For Success By Jonathan Lowe
09.12.16 Can Houston Break the Glass Ceiling? By Ross Lancaster
09.02.16 2016 College Football Predictions By Jean Neuberger
08.22.16 Major Impression, Minor Perspective By Jonathan Lowe
08.18.16 An Independent Texas By Jean Neuberger
08.01.16 Too Hot to Touch? By Jonathan Lowe