Think Alabama-FSU is the most hyped opening week game of all time? Nebraska-Penn State 1983 would like to have a word with you (Part II)

Author’s Note: This is Part II of a two-part article. Part I can be found here. The 1983 Penn State-Nebraska matchup was touted as a rematch/revenge game for Nebraska. The Cornhuskers did more than enough to deliver a meal best served cold. The Nittany Lions were walloped by Nebraska by a score …

Think Alabama-FSU is the most hyped opening week game of all time? Nebraska-Penn State 1983 would like to have a word with you (Part I)

Author’s Note: This is Part I of a two-part article. Part II can be found here. The 2017 football season will feature a rare top-five matchup in its first week when #1 Alabama plays #3 Florida State. The rarity of such event and the abnormally high combined rank has caused fans and …

A Look at the Historical Opponents of Every Current and Future FBS Program (Part II)

This is Part II of a project from eight months ago where I tracked the history between programs. In the previous part I studied the current makeup of FBS conferences. In this part I will examine historical conferences including the pre conference realignment versions of current FBS conferences. Below is …

First look on the Historical Changes in College Football Parity

When discussing historical accomplishments the concept of “era” and the difficulty of each era is often brought up to justify the resumes of players and coaches. For this project I want to prove or disprove the notion that Nick Saban’s accomplishments carry more weight because he coached in a more …