Ranking all 40 college football bowl games for 2016-17 – Washington Post

Ranking all 40 college football bowl games for 2016-17 – Washington Post

Clemson’s national semifinal vs. Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl looks like the top matchup. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Associated Press) It’s bowl season again, with 40 games wedged into 17 days before college football crowns its national champion a week after that. [Svrluga: Let’s make the playoff twice as good and double the field] Contrary […]

Purdue picks Brohm to reclaim football success – Journal and Courier

Purdue picks Brohm to reclaim football success – Journal and Courier

x Embed x Share The Boilermakers new football coach landed at the Purdue airport Monday afternoon Mike Carmin/Journal and Courier Buy Photo Jeff Brohm smiles as he is introduced as the new head football coach Monday, December 5, 2016, at Purdue University. The former Western Kentucky football head coach replaces Darrell Hazell, who was fired […]

The College Football Playoff committee got it right – Chicago Tribune

College football thoughts while accepting the ribbing that comes with happily anticipating the 40 bowl games allowing my favorite sport to dominate the holiday season. The College Football Playoff committee got it right, rewarding the four teams who enjoyed the best seasons start to finish. A team’s entire body of work matters, not just everything […]

FTB – BYU, Portland State finalize football game for 2017 – BYUCougars.com

PROVO, Utah — Brigham Young University and Portland State University today announced the schools have finalized an agreement to play a football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The addition of a season-opening game versus the Vikings gives BYU 13 games on its 2017 football schedule. The Cougars are scheduled to […]

Bama courts history amid unusual playoff landscape – ESPN

12:22 PM ET Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment The best thing about college football is that we all feel like we own it. That’s occasionally the worst thing, too. But the passion that the sport engenders is what separates it from the NFL, thank goodness. This has been an unusual year, from the uber-dominance […]

Two Texas high school football players transfer over teammates’ alleged racial slurs – Washington Post

Two Texas high school football players have changed schools over alleged incidents that they say included racial slurs about breeding and blacks being placed in a cage with bananas thrown at them. Jarreth Sterns and his younger brother, Josh, withdrew from Midlothian High last week and transferred to Waxahachie, 12 miles away, the Midlothian Mirror reported. […]

3 of 4 2016 College Football Playoff teams are elite recruiters – SB Nation

3 of 4 2016 College Football Playoff teams are elite recruiters – SB Nation

The field for the third College Football Playoff is now set, and breakdowns from every angle possible are sure to follow. As SB Nation’s recruiting guru, I’ll be taking the recruiting angle. Over the last decade-plus, each year’s national title has gone to a team that has signed more four- and five-star recruits over the […]

Purdue hires Jeff Brohm as football coach – Journal and Courier

Purdue hires Jeff Brohm as football coach – Journal and Courier

Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm at Bryant-Denny Stadium.(Photo: Marvin Gentry/USA TODAY Sports) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jeff Brohm developed a reputation for success and offensive innovation in three seasons with Western Kentucky. Now, he’s accepted the challenge of turning around Purdue’s football program. The school will introduce Brohm at a 3 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium press conference […]