Well, college football has a lot of history. The best thing about it: no matter how silly the game you're watching is, it's almost certainly happened like a dozen times before, most likely involving Washington State or Auburn.
The highest levels of quarterbacking used to be mostly for the whitest of faces. In the 2010s, that changed dramatically. So did the fortunes of teams that put black and brown QBs in charge of their offenses.
Here’s a list of almost every major FBS bowl game ever, categorized by the only factor that currently matters.
Nick Saban’s losses don’t have many common traits. Here’s one.
And the voodoo trend all the way back to the 1930s, kind of.
"Best college football team ever" can mean so many different things.
The most underrated team from every preseason AP Poll ever.
Here’s the biggest disappointment from every preseason poll in AP history.
Or the closest thing to it, based on historical consensus. We’ll also do a final count at the end.
In 2013, the Trojans passed on hiring their beloved interim coach. That changed the arc of at least a half-dozen major programs.
And yeah, a Power 5 champ can likely make the Playoff despite a terrible loss.
College football is massive and doesn’t lend itself to state championships, but we can do our best to fill that void.
The Tide co-starred in most of the decade’s biggest moments.
Why are bowl games called "bowl games?" The answer to that and several other questions go back to the Rose Bowl.
Antiquated rules have meant some forgettable teams ascending to the biggest bowls.
Your periodic journey through the most infuriated sectors of the college football internet visits an old friend.
Fittingly for this sport, the 1902 Rose Bowl was ugly as hell, made a lot of money, and spawned a tradition that lasted generations.
The most American invention has always fueled the market of the most American sport.
Here’s how old they were the last time your team won something big.
The biggest military clashes in history usually didn’t stop Army-Navy from getting played. Here’s what was more damaging to their relationship.
Sort of like the NCAA’s "consensus All-Americans" idea, but much more encompassing and definitive.