| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 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. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Did Coach O get himself a head coaching job (Saturday) night?
Not unless I missed a big story in my morning paper, but I do think USC interim Coach Ed Orgeron is moving closer to the point of no return. This is the "careful what you wish...
| Nov 24, 2013
The NFL Network aired a terrific documentary this week commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the forward pass.
Georgia Southern obviously didn't watch it.
In a game that would have made Darrell Royal and Woody Hayes proud, Georgia Southern of the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:43 PM
From a pregame ceremony honoring Derek Carr and the rest of the senior class to a record-setting offensive performance that led to a division championship, it was a celebratory day for No. 15-ranked Fresno State.
Carr threw for 527 yards and a school-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Chris Petersen, who built Boise State into a national power in college football, is reportedly set to take over as coach at Washington.
Petersen and the Broncos burst onto the national scene with a pair of victories in the Fiesta Bowl and rose to...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
1. Clemson is No. 3 in the AP poll and had a week off to prepare for a key ACC game Thursday at North Carolina State. Is this the game the Tigers "pull a Clemson" on national TV, or has the program matured into taking-care-of-business mode?
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Big West Conference football has come to town.
Well, the remnants of it.
New Mexico State dropped by the Rose Bowl on Saturday night to pick up a hefty check and, probably, another loss. Across town, Utah State gave USC everything it could handle before...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:18 PM
One of the unforeseen perks of the maligned Bowl Championship Series was the annual major-bowl quest of the mid-major.
Will the last year of the BCS mean the last year of the underdog?
Not necessarily, but the new College Football Playoff in two years...