Final Four Weekend: The Top Four Teams, Coaches and Games since 2000

2009 North Carolina Tar Heels

To get you ready for the Final Four this weekend, I’ve comprised a list of the top four teams, coaches and games since the 1999-2000 season. While there are a lot of great teams and coaches to choose from, only the elite made the following lists.

Feel free to add your picks in the comments section.

Pay for Play: Why it’s Not So Bad to be a College Athlete

Kain Colter

College athletes have it pretty good. Starting any kind of pay-for-play system would be a terrible idea.

College Football Week 6: What we learned

Keith Wenning

As we approach the midway point of the college football season, most of us are thinking “where as the season gone?” And while we are all sulking that the first half of the season has flown by, we are more clearly able to differentiate between the contenders and pretenders of the college football landscape.

College Football Week 5: What we learned

Lane Kiffin, Todd Graham

Week 5 gave us a much more interesting slate of games compared to Week 4. Big-time conference matchups, multiple top 25 teams squaring-off against one another and games with potential BCS implications kept us entertained all Saturday long.

College Football Week 4: What we learned

Antonio Andrews

Every year, there’s that one week on the schedule that makes football fans sigh out of disappointment. This year, our sorrow fell on the fourth week of the season, as very few games had any relevance nationally.

But, with the negative comes the positive, as the bulk of the non-conference season is out the window and we can dig in to the meat of the college football season.

Is Louisville a contender for the BCS National Championship?

Teddy Bridgewater

Behind the coaching of Charlie Strong and the elite quarterbacking of Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville has emerged from the shadows of a feeble American Athletic Conference and propelled itself into the national spotlight.

Teddy BridgewaterSitting at 3-0, the seventh-ranked Cardinals have gained recognition from across the nation as a potential contender for the 2013 BCS National championship.

College football Week 3: What we learned

Butch Jones

Things are starting to shape-up in the college football world, as we begin to see teams wrap up their non-conference schedules and dive into the conference slate.

Alabama vs. Texas A&M: Preview and things to watch

Texas A&M Alabama

One of the most anticipated games of the season takes plays in Week 3 of the college football year, when Alabama and Texas A&M battle for an early season edge in the SEC West.

Johnny Manziel and the Alabama defense will be headlining this game, but here are some other things to look for during Saturday’s contest.

College football Week 2: what we learned

Aaron Murray

The second week of the season wasn’t highlighted by many marquee matchups or must-watch games, but it did provide some entertainment.

The Notre Dame, Michigan rivalry to take a hiatus after this weekend

Notre Dame Michigan

Enjoy watching Michigan and Notre Dame face off this weekend, because you won’t be seeing them tangle again for a long time.

College football Week 1: What we learned

Eastern Washington

The highly anticipated opening week of the college football season was as entertaining as any in recent memory. Big games, upsets, and impressive player performances proved that this is going to be another very entertaining football year.

The college football fan’s ultimate bucket list

Michigan Ohio State

Tradition is the single biggest reason college football has gained so much popularity today. Every school has customs that make attending a football game a unique and enjoyable experience. For college football die-hard fans, there are several rituals that you must experience.

College Football 2013: Teams with the most to gain, lose

Bret Bielema

With the college football season less than two months away, the anticipation for the new year is starting to loom over the college football world. While we wait for opening kickoff on August 29th, let’s take a look at the teams with the most to gain and the most to lose in the 2013 season.

Brad Stevens: How will he fit in the NBA?

Brad Stevens

Making the coaching jump from college basketball to the NBA isn’t an easy transition. When the Boston Celtics announced they hired Butler head coach Brad Stevens as the next leader of their storied organization, it received a mixed reaction.

Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets trade not impressive for either team

Paul Pierce Kevin Garnett

The trade sending Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets isn’t as impressive as it may look on paper.