How CFB actually works
Let's pile up a collection of real-talk explainers. We don't have to talk about the way college football is supposed to work; we can just talk about what it actually is. We're all friends here.
West Point will now host eight games if the 2020 season is played entirely
Once you understand the ABCs of football, you can begin to understand anything else about the sport as well.
The simple answer: the same way everyone is doing anything right now.
Let’s not only test intelligence in better ways, let’s get some good TV out of it.
It’s time to start saying goodbye.
This should cost someone money. That money should go somewhere specific.
How long’s it been since your state had a five-star?
Congratulations to your school and its rival for both signing the #1 recruit.
It's the most self-delusional time of the year, and everyone's gonna tell the same lies together!
And more about Fritz Crisler, one of the most important football coaches ever.
On Thanksgiving 2019, a Mississippi man pretended to pee like a dog. Then nothing was the same.
Whether it’s a good idea to challenge yourself depends in large part on who you are.
Fittingly for this sport, the 1902 Rose Bowl was ugly as hell, made a lot of money, and spawned a tradition that lasted generations.
If you want to watch evenly matched football, then here’s some good news: now we have a lot more of it.
A guide to talking around an embarrassing postseason L.
The introduction of a December signing period has crunched the recruiting calendar and created competing incentives.
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.
You know how the NBA has hilariously literal awards like "Most Improved Player?" Let’s make all 9,000 of college football’s coaching awards just as specific.
Here’s how it might be possible for colleges to exploit the NCAA’s enormous rulebook in order to get out of deals they don’t like any more.
Every few years, we get a game of the century. Let’s codify that a little bit and see which GAMES OF THE CENTURY are truly OF THE CENTURY.
You know that feeling when a Power 5 team has no hope whatsoever of competing against a supposed peer?
Leaving for a better conference sounds enticing. But what if you stay put and win your depleted league? These are the best teams ever at doing that.
After the first football game, "The Birthplace" had little to do with the sport’s evolution. And was that first game even football?
The committee’s rankings release every Tuesday in the latter half of the season.