| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 13 Michigan State (9-1) at...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Since college football’s coaching carousel is in full swing, and it’s great sport to predict where the dominoes might fall, here’s a compelling scenario for USC fans to consider:
Fresno State’s Tim DeRuyter, one of the hottest...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — They played under or met four USC head coaches in less than three months.
They shed tears of elation in a frenzied victory celebration after beating Stanford at the Coliseum, tears of sorrow on the steps of the McKay Center as a...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man.
Glenn M. Langdon
Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. You don't need Nielsen to know Oregon at Stanford will be the highest-rated television show in Tallahassee on Thursday night. Florida State is rooting hard for Stanford to put a first loss on...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The flatbed trucks have backed onto the worn grass fields that ring Bulldog Stadium, which can mean only one thing: college football.
It's four days before Fresno State's next game, but preparations have begun. The trucks are packing aluminum frames and...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:10 PM
San Jose State ended No. 16 Fresno State's BCS dreams Friday with a crazy 62-52 win in San Jose. The upset probably set off firewords in DeKalb, where Northern Illinois (12-0) now controls its destiny for a BCS spot.
Northern Illinois moved past...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Ed Orgeron spoke with USC Athletic Director Pat Haden after the Trojans' loss to UCLA, but the interim coach said Sunday the subject was the game — not his future.
Orgeron, who would like to become the Trojans' permanent coach, said no meeting...