College Football Columns

December 17, 2014

The Five Finalists for the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award

By John Harris

John Harris and The Sideline View are pleased to announce the five finalists for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award...

December 5, 2014

Pac-12 Championship: How Arizona's offense can outpace Oregon

By John Harris

Don't call the Pac-12 title game yet. John Harris loves some Arizona offense, and if the Ducks aren't careful, they could be...

November 20, 2014

Regarding Will Muschamp

By John Harris

Will Muschamp suffered the unfortunate fate of the old lie(?): "Win at all costs." In this week's retrospective, Harris...

November 10, 2014

TWTW: Texas A&M takes Auburn to the woodshed, PLUS TCU's fight for recognition

By John Harris

After a beat down in Auburn, Texas A&M heads back to College Station with a huge win under the arm of Kyle Allen. How much does it mean...

November 3, 2014

Scouting Grab Bag: Rotheram, Spain and White highlight a number of scout-worthy performances

By John Harris

After watching college football's Week 10 action on the world's most-packed DVR, TSV's John Harris scouts the best of the...

October 20, 2014

TWTW: Florida State's win over Notre Dame in Tallahassee lives up to the hype

By John Harris

Jameis Winston threw only one incompletion with the game on the line in Florida State's win over Notre Dame. PLUS! An extensive recap...

October 15, 2014

CFB Mid-Season All-American Team 2014

By John Harris

As we near the midpoint of the college football season, TSV's John Harris has put together his All-American Team, the cream of the...

October 13, 2014

TWTW: The Magnolia State is on top, PLUS what to do with Jameis and how Kentucky is starting a revival in blue

By John Harris

This week, Ole Miss and Mississippi State put on shows to solidfy their Nos. 1 and 3 rankings respectively, with a new Heisman frontrunner...

October 6, 2014

TWTW: Mike Leach takes a gut punch, Michigan needs to start expanding their horizons and Dak Prescott makes his statement

By John Harris

As college football hits its stride, nearly every major team found a way to fall out. A number of top teams had an open path the the...

October 4, 2014

Thursday Night Thoughts: Houston and Oregon are staring down broken trenches

By John Harris

There is trouble brewing in Oregon, but it's not nearly the blow up Houston is having. John Harris looks into offensive line problems...

October 4, 2014

Today's Keys: Alabama at Ole Miss, Nebraska at Michigan State

By John Harris

If Alabama can figure out Ole Miss's game plan early and then exploit the other aspects, they can't lose. Our John Harris takes a...

October 2, 2014

Thursday Night Lights: Arizona and Oregon cap a busy sports Thursday

By John Harris

Last year, this matchup got out of hand quickly for the Ducks. But what they didn't have was No. 8. This year, Marcus Mariota is...

September 30, 2014

The Pac-12 Power Five, plus College Football Playoff Predictions and NFL Scout's Buzz

By John Middlekauff

John Middlekauff ranks the top five teams in the Pac-12, PLUS his College Football Playoff predictions and the buzz from major NFL scouts.

September 28, 2014

TWTW: Viva la Gurley!

By John Harris

In a display for the ages, Todd Gurley ran for a career high 208 yards. John Harris believes there is only one man who deserves the Heisman...

September 25, 2014

Keys: Texas Tech takes on Big 12 foe Oklahoma State, Bruins stop by Tempe to take on the Sun Devils

By John Harris

Texas Tech is still an Air Raid, coming in at second in the nation in passing. Can Oklahoma State's secondary keep up, or willl the...

September 22, 2014

TWTW: What on earth happened to the Big Ten? Alabama dominates (again) and Tech upsets Tech in Blacksburg

By John Harris

The Big Ten had Indiana save the day in a big upset this past weekend, Melvin Gordon lived in the endzone and Bama dominates once again

September 20, 2014

Keys: Florida State vs. Clemson

By John Harris

Can a Winston-less Florida State pull an upset over season-spoilers Clemson?

September 15, 2014

TWTW: South Carolina makes a crucial stand, Texas gets Bruined and what Kenny Hill needs to do to be better

By John Harris

In his weekly recap, John Harris digs deep into the college football weekend, including special thoughts on Mariota, what's going on...

September 11, 2014

Keys: Georgia at South Carolina

By John Harris

South Carolina has had Georgia's number in past years, but this year, the Gamecocks are facing the challenge of being a home underdog...

September 10, 2014

TWTW: The Big 10's Rough Weekend

By John Harris

Nebraska. Michigan. Ohio State. Michigan State. The flagship universities of the Big 10 didn't show up for their games this past...