As the mayflies die out, the ticks become more aggressive, and the long muggy summer drags slowly towards the finish line of Autumn, so too does Igno Rants of College Football emerge from its long off-season hibernation.
To kick off the 2016 season, we’re introducing a slough of awards for the year — and with them, our preseason watchlist for each. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get the latest!
This award is given to the player whose off-the-field antics represents a significant proportion of their total media coverage. Named for none other than FSU’s own “Famous” Jameis Winston, this award represents the pinnacle of “there’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Unless it lands you with Tampa Bay. In that case, it sucks real bad.
Well, for all our hand-wringing each season about how many teams “deserve” to be in the MNC game, it almost always sorts itself out before the bowl selections are made. This year is shaping up the same, as Oregon and Baylor called “uncle” in their respective campaigns.
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