Whatever Happens Now, Johnny Football is a Video Game Legend

By all rights, Johnny Manziel should have engraved his name on the Heisman Trophy yesterday. He quarterbacks one of college football's most archetypal brands, the Texas A&M Aggies, and has had an outstanding season running the nation's most demanding gantlet, the Southeastern Conference. On Saturday he and A&M deposed… »11/11/12 5:00pm11/11/12 5:00pm

A Silent Service Delivers the Sound of Saturday to NCAA Football

"Never pass up the opportunity to sit," Ben Haumiller (above) told me, as we slumped back on Virginia's vacated sideline bench at Wallace Wade Stadium, the Cavaliers in the locker room leading Duke 17-14 at the half this past Saturday. Pondering the long walk to the free concessions in the press box, I half considered… »10/12/12 6:30pm10/12/12 6:30pm

A Walk-On Who Made the Team Wants You to Know What It Really Means

Alex Howell was the only freshman in the tunnel that Saturday, his chinstrap so tight it fused his jaw shut, 89,000 people packed into to the last row at Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium. Earlier in the week the graduate assistant tapped Howell on the shoulder and asked if he'd like to dress for the game against… »5/14/11 4:00pm5/14/11 4:00pm