Search Results for:

Overturned ruling in deceased UCF player could impact SEC and other football programs

Overturned ruling in deceased UCF player could impact SEC and other football programs

The family of a former University of Central Florida football player who collapsed and died following a 2008 off-season workout may only receive $200,000 in damages, much less than the previously awarded $10 million.

Published August 21, 2013 - 1:45pm

Why does college football exist?

Why does college football exist?

S.M. Oliva looks into the history of college football and examines the real reasons why the sport exists. The results may surprise you.

Published April 8, 2013 - 3:02pm

Underwriting Manziel & Clowney: New insurance for NCAA athletes

Underwriting Manziel & Clowney: New insurance for NCAA athletes

Manziel and Clowney separately confirmed to reporters this week that they were in the process of purchasing insurance for the NCAA maximum benefit of $5 million. We explain how it works…

Published March 8, 2013 - 3:37pm

The future of college football scheduling

The future of college football scheduling

As the contraction of college football continues via conference “realignment,” every element of the schedule becomes the subject of debate. We take a look at all the factors which will dictate the future of college football scheduling.

Published February 25, 2013 - 9:36am

How the pros prevent Nerlens Noel and Jadeveon Clowney from turning pro

How the pros prevent Nerlens Noel and Jadeveon Clowney from turning pro

In light of catastrophic injuries to Marcus Lattimore and Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, we dissect why exactly phenoms like Jadeveon Clowney must wait the designated waiting period before entering the professional level.

Published February 13, 2013 - 4:14pm

Are CFB player unions the solution to concussions and player safety?

Are CFB player unions the solution to concussions and player safety?

Concussions have rattled the sport of football at both the collegiate and professional level. We take a look at some of the proposed solutions to the challenge of player safety.

Published February 4, 2013 - 1:43pm

Tennessee financial woes mostly due to Neyland Stadium renovations

Tennessee financial woes mostly due to Neyland Stadium renovations

Tennessee AD Dave Hart says to fix UT’s broken finances, they need to simply “get football healthy” – but is the solution to $200 million in debt that simple?

Published January 30, 2013 - 9:30am

New rules changes mean NFL-style personnel departments possibly coming to SEC football

New rules changes mean NFL-style personnel departments possibly coming to SEC football

The NCAA has announced rules changes which will affect how major college programs recruit players. We speculate on what the changes mean for the future of college football.

Published January 21, 2013 - 1:07pm

Dr. James Andrews offers glimpse into SEC football and more

Dr. James Andrews offers glimpse into SEC football and more

The SEC isn’t just first in football. It’s also first in sports medicine thanks to Dr. James Andrews, the world-renowned orthopedic surgeon.

Published January 16, 2013 - 9:51am

Despite 2012 challenges, the state of football remains strong

Despite 2012 challenges, the state of football remains strong

There’s a growing sense in some quarters—by which I mean a handful of white, Northern sportswriters—that football has now begun its march into oblivion.

Published December 18, 2012 - 9:10am