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  1. Study Up: TCU’s Rise, Ohio State’s QB Race, and More ...

    Matt Hinton

    College football is burdened by the longest offseason of any major sport: eight solid months from final gun to opening kick, with each one certain to drag on a little longer than the last. But it doesn't waste any time in the transition: Th...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  2. Oregon–Ohio State Preview: Breaking Down the Inaugural Coll...

    Matt Hinton

    From an analytical standpoint, championship games are always strange beasts. At a distance, they appear tame, knowable -- ideal subjects to be studied, classified, and tagged before the ball is even kicked: After 14 games apiece, including semifinal...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  3. Oregon–Ohio State Predictions: Our Picks for Tonight’...

    Grantland Staff

    It's newbie vs. Heisman winner, historic power vs. nouveau riche, Buck vs. Duck. We have no earthly idea what will happen when Oregon and Ohio State face off tonight in the first College Football Playoff National Championship, but that won'...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  4. Columbus Crew: Our Ohio State Bureau on Urban Meyer’s Magic...

    Mark Titus, Michael Baumann and Matt Borcas

    Here's a weird Grantland fact: Three of our writers live in Columbus, Ohio! Mark Titus is a former Ohio State basketball player who's a current local legend; Michael Baumann is a recent transplant who's hopping on the bandwagon despit...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  5. The Granddaddy of All QB Matchups: Your Guide to the Jameis Winst...

    Matt Hinton

    As amateur quarterbacking duels go, Thursday's semifinal clash between Oregon's Marcus Mariota and Florida State's Jameis Winston is a transcendent matchup - Heisman winners have faced off only two oth...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  6. The FSU Problem

    Charles P. Pierce

    Before we get to the heart of things, let's discuss for a moment the Heisman Trophy, and why we all would be better off if it were sunk to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. The Heisman Trophy is to be awarded every year to the best college...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. Marcus Mariota Is Going to Win the Heisman, But Should He? (Spoil...

    Matt Hinton

    Don't worry: I'm not going to insult your intelligence by indulging in any pretense of mystery over who's going to win college sports' most hallowed hunk of bronze on Saturday night. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  8. College Football Clip Show: No. 2 Oregon’s Path to the Play...

    Holly Anderson

    And then there were four! We've come at last to our first College Football Playoff, and not one team in this inaugural cluster made it through to the semis without giving its fans occasional vapors. Here, we trace each squad's journey (pre...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  9. Finally, Four: Ohio State’s B1G Bliss, Baylor and TCU&rsquo...

    Matt Hinton

    Before we say anything else about Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, and Ohio State, the four teams selected for college football's inaugural playoff, let's dispense with any notion that the process for filling out the field should h...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  10. On Wisconsin: Melvin Gordon and His Madison Proving Ground

    Holly Anderson

    Wisconsin's marching band is a highly ritualized outfit, famed for its postgame celebrations that keep thousands of fans in Camp Randall Stadium for close to an hour after home games. There's also a lesser-known tradition, one you...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  11. QB Curve: Yes, Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Is That Good

    Matt Hinton

    Quarterbacks: There are a lot of them! Each week, QB Curve will keep you up to speed on the game's most important position by putting a different college signal-caller in the spotlight and putting the rest of the field in perspective. Ty...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  12. Heisman Watch: Jesus, Girls, and Marcus Mariota

    Matt Borcas

    A good Heisman Trophy campaign includes all the trappings of a heated election: retrospectively hilarious bumper stickers, ridiculous taglines, and highly regional voting patterns. As such, it's time to treat the race for the stiff-arm trop...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  13. Heisman Watch: Melvin’s Moment

    Matt Borcas

    A good Heisman Trophy campaign includes all the trappings of a heated election: retrospectively hilarious bumper stickers, ridiculous taglines, and highly regional voting patterns. As such, it's time to treat the race for the stiff-arm trop...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  14. #HotSportsTakes: Why Can’t a Coach Win the Heisman?

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about courage in a cowardly world. MIAMI -- Think about your father. Think about what made his heart tick every day. What made him great. Did Dad ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  15. Heisman Watch: Bad Bo, Bad Bo

    Matt Borcas

    A good Heisman Trophy campaign includes all the trappings of a heated election: retrospectively hilarious bumper stickers, ridiculous taglines, and highly regional voting patterns. As such, it's time to treat the race for the stiff-arm trop...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  16. Shaq for Heisman!

    Matt Hinton

    Oh, hello. Are you like me? Do you find college football's year-round obsession with the Heisman Trophy tedious and bizarre? Are you tired of the endless array of watch lists based on just a few games? Are you frustrated by the politics, th...

    Blog | October 17, 2014