College football has had America's most absurd postseason for well over a century now. Unless you're a non-FBS fan, in which case it pretty much makes perfect sense.
The 2015 Sugar Bowl changed things, and not just in ‘The Heart of the South.’
Punting won’t save you!
Let’s see if the Playoff has fixed the flaws of its much-derided predecessor.
Good luck with that system you built for normal seasons, voters!
Here’s an idea that wouldn’t backfire: tying postseason eligibility to a school’s medical research success.
A century ago, Cal showed everyone else how to have a stress-free good time.
The Big Ten’s skepticism about bowl games shifted a ton of history.
Oklahoma punted on a chance to beat Georgia in the Rose Bowl. Let’s consider how the world might’ve been different.
The football can’t get better than it was in 2019, but think bigger.
Juggernauts rarely nose-dive the next year. Here’s how it’s happened in the most extreme cases.
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.
Or the closest thing to it, based on historical consensus. We’ll also do a final count at the end.
Below are bowl/playoff scores and schedules, sure. More importantly, we have 44 pieces of wacky college football history throughout.
Stop trying to be the NFL.
Clemson’s careful about when they ask the quarterback to run, but it’s still a powerful card in their deck.
Each week or so, The Top Whatever ranks all the college football things that must be ranked. This edition ranks the entire 2019 season’s postseason.
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.