CBR Quiz: How well do you know your college football recruits?

Photo: USA Today Sports The interest in college football recruiting and National Signing Day has grown exponentially in recent years.  ESPNU will have over 10 hours of coverage alone throughout the day and over a dozen players will announce the school of their choice live on national television.  Recruiting is truly an untamed animal.  Evaluating […]

Ridiculous fight song video doesn’t help USC’s free fall After starting last season as the preseason #1, it's been all downhill for Lane Kiffin and his USC Trojans.  SC finished last year 7-6 with a Sun Bowl loss to Georgia Tech and this year hasn't gone much better.  The Trojans are 2-1 with an embarrassing home loss to Washington State already this season. […]

Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi’s son walking on at Notre Dame

Sons of famous musicians playing college football is becoming quite the trend.  With Diddy's son Justin Combs already at UCLA and Snoop Dogg/Lion/Tiger's son Cordell Broadus still fielding offers from schools like USC, it's now classic rock's turn to take the stage.  Jon Bon Jovi's son Jesse Bongiovi, a football and lacrosse star from Poly […]

Animated: Denard Robinson throws terrible first pitch

Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson's arm was always a question mark while playing for the Wolverines.  He was a tremendous athlete and one of the best and most electric runners to ever play the position… but yea, about that arm.  Robinson is going to try to make it at the next level as a wide […]

The big picture of conference realignment

"It is filled with unexpected twists and turns. It is a tale of conquest, but also one of survival and persistence, and of the merging of peoples and cultures that gave birth and continuing life to America as we think of and experience it today." Those words were written by Robert V. Hine and John […]

Video: John L Smith calls Arkansas “the state of Alabama program”

Arkansas interim John L. Smith has had a rough go of it so far in Fayetteville since taking over from the freewheeling Bobby Petrino.  His Top 10 preseason team has fallen to 1-3 with home losses to Louisiana-Monroe and Rutgers bookending a nice 52-0 shellacking at the hands of #1 Alabama.  The John L. Era […]

Frank Beamer’s halftime interview interrupted by a Paul Johnson timeout

In tonight's Week 1 finale between ACC rivals Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech, we saw a weird bit of gamesmanship before halftime. GT coach Paul Johnson must have not liked the cut of VT's jib as they walked off the field, because he called a timeout to stop the clock… while Frank Beamer was being […]

Meeting of the Minds: What to Expect from the 2012 Pac-12 Season

The CBR Staff is counting down to the beginning of the 2012 regular season with dedicated preview weeks.  To conclude Pac 12 Preview Week, our minds came together around the CBR Tailgate to offer a bold prediction for what awaits the conference in the coming season.  Will Oregon continue their championship ways?  Will USC bounce […]

CBR Uni Madness – LSU wins!

With almost 9,000 votes cast, LSU defeated Nebraska in the CBR Uni Madness Final: 6,319 votes – 2,629 votes After a month long LSU defeated Nebraska in the final of our tournament to crown the best uniforms in college football.  LSU entered the tourney as a #4 seed, so perhaps their victory is somewhat of […]