Leonard Fournette

Podcast: The Heisman Watch is officially on

Heading into the 2015 college football season my preseason Heisman Trophy pick was quarterback Trevone Boykin. There were some good reasons to believe he would at least be heading to New York City, including I believed TCU will go undefeated, he plays quarterback and hit his stride at the right time a season ago. Boykin may very well end up making the trip to New York City for the Heisman…


Podcast: Is the SEC really overrated? Barrett Sallee states his case

Yeah, we’re going there. Last season saw the Big Ten get ripped to shreds after Week 2 of the college football season. Are we really doing the same to the SEC after Auburn escaped a disaster at home against Jacksonville State, Arkansas lost to Toledo at home and Tennessee choked one away at home against Oklahoma? It sure seems that way, but are some people getting a little carried away…

Nick Chubb

FanCred College Football Mailbag: Nick Chubb a Heisman contender or sophomore slump?

Each and every Friday I will answer questions you may have about college football or anything else you happen to throw my way. On the first Friday of every month during college football season I will take questions exclusively from FanCred, so make sure you are signed up for an account and following me so I can get your questions. Because I am terrible with keeping to my own outlined…

Alabama vs Tennessee

2015 Preview: Picking the SEC

Oh, you thought I forgot about the SEC? think again. I was merely saving the best for last. The SEC did not have a postseason to remember last season, leaving the door open for SEC haters and critics to blast the conference. The truth is the SEC remains the strongest conference from top to bottom with the talent coming in (and leaving for the NFL) and the coaching is improving…


Podcast: Going on record with CFB Playoff picks and Week 1

Bill Bender of The Sporting News makes his first appearance It’s here. Can you feel it? Week 1 of the 2015 college football season is here (well, Montana-North Dakota State aside). We have finally arrived to a brand new season of college football, and it could not start soon enough. We will also be handsomely rewarded for our patience with quite a line-up of games to look forward to. On Thursday…


OK, let’s talk about that Virginia Tech helmet

Virginia Tech will wear a memorial decal on helmets this week Last week the nation was shocked with the latest in an ongoing series of deadly shootings across the country, this one taking place in Roanoke, Virginia and being captured on live television. Journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward of WDBJ-7 were gunned down during a live morning news spot, and their killer was tracked down only to take the extreme…

Tim Beckman

Tim Beckman gets a fast pass to the 2015 Coaching Carousel

The 2015 college football season has not yet started, but Illinois got a jump start on the coaching carousel anyway. Illinois announced the firing of head coach Tim Beckman on Friday, with an external investigation into the football program apparently serving as grounds for termination based on initial results. “The preliminary information external reviewers shared with me does not reflect our values or our commitment to the welfare of our…


2015 Preview: Picking the Pac-12

The Pac-12 has come on strong in recent years and has climbed the conference totem poll as a result. Not only has Oregon become a national force, but Stanford has developed quite the reputation and the Pac-12 South is emerging as one of the top divisions in the sport of college football. With USC on the rise, UCLA, Arizona and Arizona State all legitimate Pac-12 contenders in their own right…