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The NIL’s Effect on Collegiate Athletics

Sports PhotoNIL has majorly changed the college football landscape. SC’s Jean Neuberger describes the biggest shifts in the game as athletes line up for sponsorships. Complete Story

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Proposed 12-Team FBS Playoff Has its Flaws

Sports PhotoIf the FBS is going to triple the size of its playoff field, it must commensurately increase the incentive that accrues to the top teams. SC’s Anthony Brancato explains why that proposed plan falls short. Complete Story

Tinkering With the Transfer Portal

Sports PhotoThe transfer portal is in full swing, but is that a total positive? SC’s Jean Neuberger explains why some changes are needed to keep the portal from going out of control. Complete Story

2021 FCS Championship Preview

Sports PhotoFootball in May? It’s a 2021 thing. SC’s Jean Neuberger gives a preview of next Saturday’s title game between 8-1 South Dakota State and 9-0 Sam Houston State. Complete Story

Why FBS Needs to Pass “Proposition 15”

Sports PhotoAfter suffering through a truncated 2020 season due to COVID, college football can do something to make it up in 2021 and beyond. SC’s Anthony Brancato proposes what that “something” should be. Complete Story

How to Expand the Playoff the Right Way

Sports PhotoAfter another set of blowouts in the college football semifinals with any late-game drama confined to gambling, SC’s Ross Lancaster has finally realized that it’s time to change the College Football Playoff. He looks at how it can be expanded, but not to the eight teams that many want. Complete Story

Thoughts From Selection Sunday

Sports PhotoThrough all the COVID chaos, college football’s bowl season is upon us! SC’s Jean Neuberger shares some of his thoughts on this year’s slate of games. Complete Story

Stormy Success With a Muddied Outlook

Sports PhotoIowa State’s surprising season has people taking notice. Too much, though? SC’s Jonathan Lowe explains why the praise and criticism hits close to home for him. Complete Story

Could Another 108-Year Drought Be Snapped?

Sports PhotoAs we head into the last week in November, it’s not Oklahoma or Texas leading the Big 12. SC’s Jean Neuberger questions whether the Iowa State Cyclones can take the next step from a consistent winner into … finally … a conference champion. Complete Story

2020 CFP: New Year, Same Teams

Sports PhotoSC’s Steve Brenna doesn’t see a whole lot to look forward to as far as the CFP race, with the usual suspects lined up to once again take the stage in January. Can anyone manage a ranking-shifting upset? Complete Story

More College Football Commentary

11.02.20 Change in a COVID Season By Jonathan Lowe
10.26.20 Nine Observations After This Weekend’s Action By Jean Neuberger
10.12.20 Disjointed Fan Attendance Policies Are a Problem By Steve Brenna
09.21.20 The B1G Reversal By Jean Neuberger
09.07.20 All That Matters in a COVID Season By Jonathan Lowe
08.17.20 The B1G Gamble By Jean Neuberger
07.06.20 College Football? It’s When, Not If By Jean Neuberger
01.15.20 Where Burrow Stands Among All-Time Greats By Steve Brenna
01.06.20 CFP Championship: Trust Your Feelings By Jonathan Lowe
01.01.20 A Fitting Finale: The Battle of Tigers By Jean Neuberger
12.16.19 Four Bowl Matchups Worth Watching By Steve Brenna
12.02.19 CFB Playoff: Outside Looking In By Jean Neuberger
11.25.19 Gophers Running For the Roses By Steve Brenna

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