College Football


  • Alabama rematch with Manziel scores record price Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

  • The big business of professional football     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:11 AM ET

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell believes football is made to be played in the elements, so he's excited about having the Super Bowl in the Northeast. He also addresses the NFL's concussion settlement with the Players Association.

  • Oregon's secret weapon     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells offers a look inside Eugene, Oregon's brand new state of the art football facility at the University of Oregon.

  • $68 million football facility at U of Oregon     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live in Eugene, Oregon, at the University of Oregon discussing the new $68 million football facility, with University of Oregon's starting quarterback Marcus Mariota, and head coach Mark Helfrich.

  • University of Nike: One football team's lush digs Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    The players' lounge at the University of Oregon's football practice facility. Some of the furnishings feature Italian leather.

    If money can buy championships, then the pressure is on the University of Oregon, where money is no object inside its new Football Performance Center.

  • Duck, duck, money?     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulitmillion-dollar football complex at the University of Oregon with Rob Mullens, athletic director, to discuss the department's $95 million budget.

  • Big bucks behind college football     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulit-million dollar football complex at the University of Oregon reporting why college football is one of the most lucrative sports out there.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells visits the University of Oregon's $68 million football performance center, paid for by alum and Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny.

  • Big 12 Changes the Rules & Gets Tech Upgrade     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, talks about the new playoff system coming to college football and the demand by fans.

  • Draft Dark Horse Alfred Morris     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Washington Redskin's running back Alfred Morris went from a 6th round draft pick to one of the leading rushers in the NFL.

  • No Hoax: Manti Te'o Loses Out on Millions at NFL Draft Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Manti T'eo #5 of Notre Dame moves against Wake Forest on November 17, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana.

    From college football superstar to hoax-embroiled NFL prospect, the cost to Manti Te'o came home Thursday night when he was passed over in the first-round of the NFL draft.

  • Lance Armstrong's Mea Culpa     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    After more than a decade of denials, disgraced U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong is coming clean, with NBC's Jay Gray. Michael Rosenberg, Sports Illustrated, and Andrew Stoltmann, attorney, weigh in.

  • Who Is Katherine Webb?     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Ratings for last night's college football championship were higher than the year before. CNBC's Brian Shactman and Kayla Tausche discuss what has everyone talking about a woman named Katherine Webb.

  • The "Squawk Box" news team and CNBC's Brian Shactman weigh in on Alabama's 42-14 rout over Notre Dame in last night's 2013 BCS National Championship Game.

  • Luck of the Irish On & Off the Field     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and Mary Thompson report on tonight's BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor and Chris Lehane, former President Clinton Special Assistant Council, discuss who they'd like to see win.

  • Big Bucks of Tonight's BCS Game     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 5:51 PM ET

    Alabama and Notre Dame are competing against each other tonight for the BCS National Championship. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on the money behind the game; and Trader & Former NFL Player Pete Najarian, offers insight.

  • Big Bucks & the BCS National Championship     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    The BCS National Championship football game is tonight in Miami, Florida, and pits number 1 Notre Dame against number 2 Alabama. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.

  • Manti T'eo #5 of Notre Dame moves against Wake Forest on November 17, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana.

    The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.

  • Fight Irish Fever With Notre Dame CIO     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame vice president and CIO, discusses what tonight's championship game means to the university and explains how the school chooses its investments.

  • Squawk Takes a Stand on College Football     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team and CNBC's Brian Shactman weigh in on the enormous amount of money at stake in college playoff games.