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Articles by Kevin McGuire

Super 16: How I voted in the preseason poll

For the second year in a row, I will be casting a weekly ballot in the Super 16 Poll, a joint effort between the FWAA and the National Football Foundation. Yes, the man who rips polls as often as I do is giving into the system. The…



Oklahoma’s 2017 season just added one big question mark

Coming off an appearance in the College Football Playoff and with a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback on top of the Big 12’s top roster, nobody would argue against the idea that Oklahoma would be a playoff contender in the 2017 season. All of the ingredients are…


Listening to Bump and Run just got easier

Not too long ago I got started up on Bumpers, an audio platform for quick and easy podcasts, typically in shorter form than your traditional podcasts. I quickly put together the Bump and Run bumpcast, my brief college football commentary in bite-size chunks, and have been enjoying…


How the SEC’s graduate transfer rule change could impact… Texas?

Among a handful of items on the agenda for this week’s SEC spring meetings will be a review and discussion about the league’s graduate transfer rules. Specifically, the SEC is expected to address the current restrictions on accepting players as graduate transfers if a previous graduate transfer…


Nick Saban is college football’s $11 million man

Alabama extended Nick Saban’s contract for eight years and will pay him over $11 million this year. It’s totally worth it for Alabama. Alabama announced on Tuesday the school had reached an agreement on a long-term contract extension with head football coach Nick Saban. The new contract…



Are 2017 Heisman Trophy betting favorites a wise bet?

The 2016 Heisman Trophy competition was one of the most Three of the clear candidates for the trophy heading into the season were obvious. LSU’s Leonard Fournette, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey, and Clemson’s Deshaun Watson made for a star-loaded Heisman race, but the season showed once again that…


How much value should you place in spring game attendance?

The spring football game or scrimmage season is underway with Duke getting in a spring scrimmage in Durham on Saturday. Illinois also hosted an open practice for fans. With the first taste of spring football on our hands, it is time to dive head first into the…