Melvin Gordon, Packers combine for memorable weekend

In Gene Rayburn style, a local radio station asked the following Sunday morning via Facebook:

“Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking 408 yard rushing day is the greatest athletic performance since ________.”

Many answered Aaron Rodgers throwing six touchdowns in the first half six days earlier. Gordon’s historic Saturday remained the greatest event until Rodgers stepped back onto Lambeau Field less than 24 hours later.

10 bold predictions for the 2014 college football season

With just a few days until the opening kickoff of a new college football season, it’s time to think about what will happen in 2014. Most experts have made conference predictions, listed Heisman Trophy favorites and made College Football Playoff predictions for this year. While those may be some of the more interesting conversations, there are still a few other areas of the sport to discuss and predict.

The top 10 trophies in all of sports

Here’s our list of the 10 greatest trophies in the sporting world. They’re all not a “trophy” in the most literal sense, but they all fall into the dictionary definition of a trophy being “something gained or given in victory or conquest.”

Report: Johnny Manziel almost transferred away from Texas A&M in 2012

Johnny Manziel raised some eyebrows recently when he tweeted that he couldn’t wait to get out of College Station. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner apparently isn’t a happy where he is at Texas A&M and a new report has reinforced that. According to The Dallas Morning News, Manziel nearly transferred away from Texas A&M before the 2012 season. […]

Like It Or Not, Notre Dame Is #1 and Manti Te’o Is a Legit Heisman Candidate

Notre Dame will get to play for the BCS Championship, and Manti Te’o will be a Heisman finalist. But how deserving are the accomplishments in South Bend?

In Hindsight: 10 Seasons When The Best Football Player in America Did NOT Win The Heisman Trophy

Here’s a countdown of some of the Heisman races that voters might wish they could do over, given the benefit of years of hindsight.

Johnny Manziel Enters Heisman Conversation – Who Is The Current Frontrunner?

A headline in a Dallas paper leading up to Saturday’s Texas A&M-Alabama game proclaimed the following regarding Aggies QB Johnny Manziel: ‘Johnny Manziel’s chances of winning the Heisman – Not good, unless he beats Alabama…’ Well, Johnny Manziel – just beat Alabama. Hello!!!

MSF-La Quinta College Football Road Trip Week 3:
#8 West Virginia at #11 Texas Preview and Prediction

Our managing editor, Jerod, has had the opportunity of a lifetime this season, thanks to La Quinta. This weekend, he will be in Austin, Texas for the battle between #8 West Virginia and #1 Texas. Keith Mullett explains what Jerod can expect.

Heisman Trophy Presention 2011: Preview, Prediction, Time, TV Info, and Finalist Highlights

Here is a quick preview of the 2011 Heisman Trophy Presentation, with everything you need to get prepped for a fun night of honoring five of college football’s best this year.

Heisman Trophy Predictions and Poll: RG3, Luck, Ball, Trent…or the Honey Badger?

With the Heisman to be announced Saturday night, let’s take a look at the five worthy candidates who will be in New York, plus the snub of a player with better numbers than his collegiate predecessors who actually won the Heisman trophy.

Montee Ball’s Case For The Heisman Trophy

It baffles me that Montee Ball hasn’t gotten much Heisman love for his 2011 season. I’ve seen him fifth out of five in some lists, or just receiving “honorable mention” in others. Have these people seen this guy play?

One Final Post of (Musical) Support for Ndamukong Suh

Earlier this week, in my Heisman Trophy presentation preview, I placed Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh atop my list for this year’s trophy. With the official announcement of the award a mere 5+ hours away, I am here with one final post of support for one of the most dominating defense presences I can ever remember […]

Sam Bradford Wins Heisman Trophy Over Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy

In one of the most hotly contested Heisman races ever, Sam Bradford of Oklahoma came away as the victor of the 74th Heisman Trophy over Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow.

Heisman Trophy Presentation – Preview and Prediction

Tonight, one college football player will have their name permanently etched alongside the all-time greats. For Sam Bradford or Colt McCoy, winning the Heisman Trophy forever place their name on the greatest individual list of players in the history of college football. For Tim Tebow, winning a second Heisman Trophy would place him in one of the most exclusive clubs in all of sports: 2-time Heisman Trophy winners. Currently, only Archie Griffin is a member. Tim Tebow could become the second.

2008 Hesiman Trophy Candidates

The 2008 Heisman Trophy is up for grabs. 2008 was the year of the quarterback and the Heisman Trophy winner will almost certainly be a quarterback. Here are the leading candidates. Who would you pick?