College Football Nation: “Saban Rule” Trashed and Clemson Changes How We View College Football

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

It’s a good thing we have March Madness to look forward to very soon, because this is the dull time for college football between signing day and spring ball that we dread. There is still a lot of news with the “Saban Rule” being entertained or trashed on a daily basis; we have new helmet cams to change the way …

Who is Crashing the Party in Pasadena?

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

It used to be the Top Ten. A team had to start the season ranked tenth or higher if they wanted to win the national championship, as every team since 1990 had done.  Then along came Auburn in 2010 who cheated lowered the bar, (as they did in so many other areas[1]) of what a team’s preseason ranking needed to …

College Football Notes: The NCAA is crumbling and a HUGE Suspension

Jeff Hostetler FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

What a week for college football. I saw so many football highlights of hard hits this week on television that I thought the season was already here. The biggest debate this week was who should be ejected for certain big hits over the last few seasons? Of course the controversy was South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney from last year’s Outback Bowl. …