Dennis Dodd

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

Wife of Texas football legend Greg Ploetz sues NCAA over CTE

Ploetz, who never played in the NFL, was diagnosed with Stage 4 CTE after his death

Inside College Football: 'General managers' now more prevalent at major programs

Coaches still run the show, but off-field staffers are growing more important and powerful by the year

College football's unchecked conditioning culture is dangerous for players

The NCAA and schools must protect athletes from unqualified coaches, questionable offseason training

Nick Saban finds harmony with new Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne

Saban and Byrne should work well together leading the Crimson Tide to new heights

College football scoring average increases to highest ever in 2016 season

If you like points, you really enjoyed college football this past year

Clemson's 99-play tempo offense a rare success in national title win over Alabama

Running nearly 100 plays in a game doesn't always work, but it did in the national title game

25 takeaways from an exciting, silly and frustrating 2016 college football season

It was often thrilling, sometimes disappointing, but at the end, 2016 was a season to be remembered

College football coaches recommend an early signing period in December

National Signing Day could split into two days over three months sooner than later

Fine line between winning, losing rears its head in Clemson's championship victory

The Tigers no longer have to justify themselves after a thrilling win in the College Football Playoff

Way too early top 25 for college football in 2017: Alabama on top, Florida State high

It's only hours after the national championship, but let's look at some college football rankings for 2017

Alabama dynasty talk stalls as 'The Process' fails to account for Watson, Clemson

Nick Saban, Crimson Tide are not going anywhere, but they no longer own college football

Has Alabama Fatigue set in, or is another title win good for college football?

As Clemson tries to stiff-arm Alabama dominant run, the best story of all may be another Tide victory

College Football Playoff: Five keys for Alabama to win the national championship

The Crimson Tide are the favorites on Monday in Tampa and have the pieces to pull off the repeat

Distraction created by switch to Steve Sarkisian threatens Alabama's dynasty

Nick Saban made a calculated decision to move on from Lane Kiffin, but it might cost him just the same

Alabama can make history in Tampa, but Clemson has the playbook to stop it

The Tide are on the verge of something incredible, but the Tigers present a tremendous threat

Dennis Dodd has covered college football for CBS Sports since it was CBS SportsLine in 1998. He is one of only seven media members to attend all 16 BCS title games and has chronicled conference realignment as well as the start of the College Football Playoff. He's dabbled in NFL, MLB and NHL and believes the College World Series is severely underappreciated. A Missouri grad and former award-winning FWAA president, he previously worked for numerous outlets including The National and the Kansas City Star.