Alec Lower

College Football contributor for The Unbalanced and exemplar of sports sadness. My teams prefer to lose in the most excruciating way imaginable, but I'm still signing up to watch every Saturday for the rest of my life. NC State fan 

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Grading Every FBS Coaching Hire this Offseason
10 months ago
Chip Kelly – UCLA – A+ This is an out-of-the-park home run for the Bruins. Kelly’s record as a college head coach is exceptional. His offensive system was virtually unstoppable at Oregon, and his repu...
College Football Regular Season Superlatives
a year ago
The college football regular season has come to an end, and that means it is time to hand out a number of superlatives for some of the best and worst of 2017.
Tennessee Can Do Better than Jon Gruden
a year ago
Butch Jones had been a dead man walking in Knoxville for some time. Jones’ years of mediocrity followed tenures of Lane Kiffin and Derek Dooley, both of whom did their part to set the Tennessee footba...
The Problem with CFP Rankings
a year ago
Everybody wanted a College Football Playoff, so we got a College Football Playoff, and it’s pretty dang cool. Unfortunately though, we got the College Football Playoff Rankings with it, which is a wee...
Early Failures For Jim Harbaugh Not Indicative of His Potential
a year ago
Jim Harbaugh seemed like the perfect man for Michigan. He was a record-setting quarterback for the Wolverines in the 1980s. He took over a decaying deer carcass known as Stanford football and won the ...
Four College Football Teams That Are Better than Their Record
a year ago
These four teams are playing at a higher level than their record indicates.