New Hampshire-bred coach's unvarnished approach finally understood in Starkville.
Condoleezza Rice would be a fitting replacement for Mike Slive as SEC commissioner.
Optimistic coach, who is the older brother of Mack Brown, took on downtrodden programs and will soon become first coach in NCAA football history to lose 200 games.
Nick Saban's system requires unbelievable physical talent and pinpoint precision. The Crimson Tide failed at the latter but had enough of the former to beat Florida in Tuscaloosa.
Veteran offensive guru Ralph Friedgen is trying to tap Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova's potential.
The powerful stay in power. Until they don't. The majority of programs that have established themselves atop college football throughout its history are coming up short these days, Ivan Maisel writes.
As more teams opt for guaranteed paychecks and refuse to return home games, neutral-site matchups rule big nonconference matchups, Ivan Maisel writes.
Florida will bounce back, Michigan won't, Baylor will miss the playoff, and other bold college football predictions by Ivan Maisel.
Georgia wide receiver made a "Star Wars" fan film, is a budding athletic administrator and a coffeehouse musician, a Bible-quoting honor student and a superhero-loving geek.
Florida State's performance is a caution to those who thought one place in the College Football Playoff was already booked.
Backup quarterbacks are no longer content with being "one play away," Ivan Maise writes.
Traditional powers will adapt and thrive, no matter the rules or demands.
With the approval of Power Five autonomy, it's likely the rich will get richer. But student-athletes should also benefit and that is the larger point, writes Ivan Maisel.
Special seasons last forever, despite the changing landscape of college football.
The College Football Playoff is the latest incarnation in the evolution of the sport's postseason and it's not all about progress, writes Ivan Maisel.
Derrick Thomas' arrival in the College Hall of Fame was overdue