Football.com - everything football

Featured

The 10 Worst Non-Conference MAC Games In 2014

The 10 Worst Non-Conference MAC Games In 2014

by Jonathan Knight

Now that July is here and fans’ craving for football begins to spike like a low-grade fever, many may begin to develop an idealized vision of an autumn stacked with pulse-pounding, momentous games... Read more

Ball State to Honor Two of Its Finest Teams

Ball State to Honor Two of Its Finest Teams

by Jonathan Knight

With expectations high for the 2014 Ball State Cardinals, this fall the university will commemorate a pair of anniversaries of memorable seasons in its football program’s long history. During the Cardinals’ Sept... Read more

NIU Still A National Threat In 2014?

NIU Still A National Threat In 2014?

by Lana Sache

What happens when you lose a starting quarterback who ranks second on the school’s career total offense list, had a 24-4 record, was a Heisman finalist and owns countless school and NCAA records? For one team in the Mid-American Conference, it is... Read more

New EMU Head Coach Looks To Winning Season

New EMU Head Coach Looks To Winning Season

by Lana Sache

All that you need to know about the Eastern Michigan University football program is that it has never had a head coach who has had more wins than losses during his overall tenure in Ypsilanti, Mich... Read more

Best/Worst Case For One Of 2013's Worst Teams

Best/Worst Case For One Of 2013's Worst Teams

by Thomas Delves

At the beginning of every season, experts, writers and fans look at the schedule and predict what will happen. For the 2014 season, the Miami University Redhawks surely will be projected in the bottom third of the Mid-American Conference... Read more

Central Michigan: Chips' Best Season Yet?

Central Michigan: Chips' Best Season Yet?

by Lana Sache

The Central Michigan Chippewas may have gone 6-6 last season with no bowl invite, but the potential for greatness in 2014 is apparent. The offense is solid... Read more

MAC Teams Get Three New Bowl Games

MAC Teams Get Three New Bowl Games

by Jonathan Knight

This year, the Mid-American Conference has a trio of new “destination” bowl games, which are a big motivation for teams to clinch a postseason game invitation. Starting in December, inaugural bowls will send MAC teams to Montgomery, Ala... Read more

Our Experts

Joe Coughlin

Joe Coughlin

FBS Columnist


We're All Idiots, But I Have Proof: '13 Offensive Stars

This piece shouldn’t even be written. It’s embarrassing. I’ll unwrap the surprise for you: Five of the Top 20 offensive FBS players in 2013, I didn’t rank in my preseason Top 100 — including the top two. Check out the preseason Top 20: 1... Read more

Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith

FBS Senior Editor


Degenerate's Bowl Paradise: Bet Like Mad

There are 35 bowl games this season. We're headed for 39 this year. As Joe Coughlin explained in his column this week, nearly two-thirds of FBS teams will enjoy the postseason next year... Read more

Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins

Senior FBS Editor


Points Over Pints: Karma Comes Around

This Week's Beer Karma Factor. I've always considered myself a "spiritual, but not religious" kind of guy. I take the best ideas from all the religions and make an amalgamation that works out for me ... ... But man, do I believe in karma... Read more

Steve Barnes

Steve Barnes

FBS Columnist


What To Watch: Oxford An Important Football City

I keep up regularly with one friend from my college days at Ole Miss. Caron and I were both Florida kids in a small town called Oxford in north Mississippi. We had common ground. I dated her best friend... Read more

Best Of

March Madness Bracket Substituting 2013 Football Teams

March Madness Bracket Substituting 2013 Football Teams

by Christopher Wuensch

Admit it. Your brackets went belly-up. Come on … Mercer? Really? Mercer? If hindsight (20-20) were a college basketball squad, it’d be .500 and, at best, a bubble team. Even when we know the results, the bigger picture can still lack focus... Read more

Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

by Steve Barnes

Kickoff Countdown: One Day Editor's Note: This is the seventh in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET... Read more

Kickoff Countdown: 2013 Bold Predictons

Kickoff Countdown: 2013 Bold Predictons

by Christopher Smith

Kickoff Countdown: Three Days Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET... Read more

Ranking FBS Starting QBs: 1 to 125

Ranking FBS Starting QBs: 1 to 125

by Joe Jenkins

Kickoff Countdown: Four Days Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET... Read more