2015 is a reminder of how much college football can change

October 5, 2015

“TCU, Baylor and Utah are legitimate top contenders for a spot in the College Football Playoff” is a phrase no college football fan 15 or 20 years ago would have ever thought would be possible to say with a straight face. College football sure has changed, or evolved, over time and perhaps no other season illustrates that as well as this season that continues to unfold. Like this? Why not…


Podcast: The Heisman Watch is officially on

Leonard Fournette
September 24, 2015

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…


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

Nick Chubb
September 8, 2015

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…


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

September 2, 2015

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…


Sports Illustrated college football preseason preview issues feature Ohio State, TCU, Dak Prescott and Notre Dame

August 5, 2015

Coming off a national championship and starting the season as the No. 1 team in the coaches (and likely the AP) poll makes Ohio State appearing on one of four regional covers for Sports Illustrated’s college football preview issue standard operating procedure. As such, the Buckeyes are represented by Joey Bosa (suspended for the season opener) and Joshua Perry along with Brutus and the College Football Playoff national championship trophy…


2015 Preview: Picking the Big 12

TCU tied for the top spot in the McGuire Ranking in 2014, but...
August 5, 2015

OK, let’s put our cards on the table. I don’t hate the Big 12, I just hate its nonconference scheduling. I don’t think the Big 12 needs to expand to survive. In fact, I think it manages just fine with 10 members (well, as long as those 9 get along with Texas). I don’t think the Big 12 should have been involved in the College Football Playoff last season, but…


Preparing for another year of TCU and Baylor ruling the Bizzaro Big 12

Baylor vs. TCU
August 1, 2015

You know the college football landscape is evolving when TCU and Baylor are the toast of the Big 12 and Oklahoma gets labeled as a sleeper Cinderella and Texas is rebuilding. Such is life in the Big 12 Conference these days. As someone who has followed the Big Ten for as long as I have, I can sympathize with any Big 12 fan that gets turned off by the idea…


TCU’s new uniforms for 2015 unveiled

TCU's 2015 football uniforms feature a frog skin pattern. Photo: Nike.
April 11, 2015

If there is one thing you can say about the uniforms TCU will wear in 2015, they are all in on the frog skin design. The new uniforms unveiled by the team Friday night at the spring game showed three different main designs by TCU uniform partner Nike. The home uniforms —  a purple uniform and an alternate gray look — go head to toe in a frog skin pattern….


Episode 161 – Skipping around spring football stories with Braden Gall

Arizona State QB Mike Bercovici
March 4, 2015

The No 2-Minute Warning Podcast is back! When last we spoke we were getting ready for National Signing Day. After a month off to focus on some other assignments, projects and some more planning, the time to get back to podcasting is now. As I undergo some plans to help promote and build the podcast, let’s try to get back on a regular schedule starting today. Snow may be rocking parts…


The Big 12’s biggest problem wasn’t the lack of a championship game

December 8, 2014

Three years ago ACC commissioner John Swofford made it clear at the conference’s football preseason media event he was challenging the entire conference membership to rise up in non-conference play. At the time the ACC had developed a bit of an image problem suggesting the conference was the weakest of the power conferences. “Obviously, we need to win more of our high-profile games against non-conference opponents,” Swofford said in 2011. “That’s…