College Football


  • 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.

  • Squawk Takes a Stand on Crimson Tide's Title Win  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    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.

  • Marketing Gold in Alabama-Notre Dame Title Game  Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Eugene Lee, president of ETL Associates, tells CNBC that the game between Alabama and Notre Dame will lead to huge revenues across the board.

  • Sports in 2013  Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman offers his sports predictions for 2013.

  • 'Johnny Football' Manziel: No Plans to Turn Pro Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
    Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies after being named the 78th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy Award

    Johnny Manziel, the freshman sensation who won college football's Heisman Trophy over the weekend, told CNBC Monday that he's in no rush to turn pro but is interested in trademarking his nickname "Johnny Football."

  • Alabama vs. Notre Dame? That'll Be $2,400 Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:23 AM ET
    University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson

    The 2013 BCS Championship Game is a month away, and the average posted ticket price is $2,404.

  • Why Pressure to Win in College Football Is So Big Saturday, 1 Dec 2012 | 3:48 AM ET

    As the regular college football season wraps up, the biggest buzz in recent weeks has been the dizzying number of teams switching conferences.