Jon Solomon

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

Second Chance U: UAB its own guinea pig as college football's biggest do-over

A program long steeped in irrelevance is navigating the dicey prospect of life after death

UAB is building a unique 'indoor' football practice facility without walls

The Blazers are trying to be pragmatic while restarting their football program

For a realistic view of college football, 'Last Chance U' is a must-watch

The Netflix show should top the watch list of any football fan

Inside the creation of the 'Religion of SEC Football' class at Presbyterian College

Two SEC football fans decided students need a better education about football faith

College football's Week 1 is loaded, but it's not the best opening weekend ever

Thirteen top-25 teams play important games, including eight that square off against one another

Ranking the 10 biggest preseason AP Top 25 poll flops over the last 10 years

Many factors determine success or failure; these overhyped preseason AP Top 25 programs fell hardest

Preseason Player of the Year: Deshaun Watson embraces role as sport's top star

Clemson's star quarterback is staying focused on the bigger picture while shouldering the burden of expectations for his Tigers following a breakthrough season

Georgia must consider risks of starting true freshman QB in SEC

As Georgia ponders starting Jacob Eason, it faces risks of a freshman QB in SEC.

Louisville out to prove the ACC is more than Clemson, FSU

The Cardinals, in Year 3 of Bobby Petrino's return to Louisville, are set up to make some damage in the ACC.

Louisville tries to prove the ACC is more than just Clemson and Florida State

Bobby Petrino's third year with Louisville is the perfect opportunity for the Cardinals to make the ACC more than the two-team conference it's perceived to be

As Georgia ponders starting Jacob Eason, it faces risks of a freshman QB in SEC

Bulldogs fans want their five-star true freshman quarterback on the field in Week 1 but is that really the best thing for Georgia football?

Judge dismisses NCAA from lawsuit over North Carolina's academic fraud

Ruling notes that the NCAA cannot be held responsible for preventing players from taking fraudulent classes

Raising Kaaya: Mom's fame, dad's obsessiveness shape Miami's QB

CBSSports.com continues its countdown of the Top 25 with a feature on Brad Kaaya, Miami's star QB.

Raising Kaaya: Mom's fame, dad's obsessiveness shape Miami's star QB

Brad Kaaya might break out in 2016, and years of preparation by his mother and father have the signal caller ready for his close-up

NCAA and other co-defendants reach $1.2 million settlement in football player's death

The family of a Frostburg State player who died of an apparent brain injury sued the NCAA and others

Jon Solomon is CBS Sports's national college football writer. A former Alabama resident, he now lives in Maryland and also writes extensively on NCAA topics. Jon previously worked at The Birmingham News, The Columbia State and The Anderson Independent-Mail.