| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013:
1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback?
Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense.
"Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads.
He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The Ohio State Buckeyes finished 12-0 last season, but the off-season felt more like 6-6 with only a 50% chance of reign.
No undefeated program got more imperfect faster.
Urban Meyer is still on honeymoon in Columbus, but outside city limits was a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It was news last week when UCLA was picked to win the South Division in the annual Pac-12 media poll.
UCLA was first, followed by Arizona State and USC. It was the first time since 2001 that the Bruins had been picked ahead of the Trojans.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
There is a reason why top college football coaches demand top dollars:
Forget trying to figure out how to hire a great one, as there seems no reliable formula.
Pete Carroll was an ordinary, out-of-work NFL coach in 2001 when he took the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Those who think there's not much to do at the University of Iowa, think again. The school has beaten out other contenders, including UC Santa Barbara, to win the title as top party school.
A Princeton Review survey found students ranked Iowa as tops...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:31 PM
They started calling him "Johnny Football" as a kid because, when things didn't go his way on the playground, he took his ball and went home.
Now hit me with a rim shot and a "piling on" penalty.
Unlike the paid psycho-babble experts on ESPN, I...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer took the witness stand, I mean the podium, at Wednesday's Big Ten media day to defend himself and his last two programs.
Life should be good for a coach coming off a 12-0 season as he enters a season in which is team is...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Welcome to the season Urban Meyer, Mark Emmert and Johnny Manziel can't wait to get started.
All three of these men, in some form or fashion, had issues with their snooze alarms.
Oregon skips merrily into fall camp like a schoolchild after getting a...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Ohio State's national title hopes got a big boost Tuesday with the five words every big-time head coach loves to hear: "Charges will not be filed."
Columbus, Ohio police announced charges would not be filed against running back Carlos Hyde in connection...