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  • Minnesota win over Nebraska makes Jerry Kill a prophet

    Minnesota win over Nebraska makes Jerry Kill a prophet
    Minnesota seems to have found a winning combination with defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys running things from the sideline and head coach Jerry Kill watching from the booth and giving inspirational — even prophetic — speeches. Kill has...
  • Minnesota upsets No. 25 Nebraska, 34-23

    Minnesota upsets No. 25 Nebraska, 34-23
    MINNEAPOLIS — Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers. Nelson made all of his seven...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska
    Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense. Says who? "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...
  • Times' college football rankings: Alabama is No. 1 after Stanford's loss

    Times' college football rankings: Alabama is No. 1 after Stanford's loss
    Rankman's pipe dream of Stanford and Northwestern meeting in the BCS title game at the Rose Bowl is over. Gone is the utopian idea two schools with integrity and academic standards might also compete on football's grandest stage. We're left now with a No....
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 24 Wisconsin

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 24 Wisconsin
    The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them. The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats. It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern
    Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19. And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...
  • College football countdown, No. 13: Michigan takes a no-nonsense approach

    College football countdown, No. 13: Michigan takes a no-nonsense approach
    Brady Hoke isn't a Michigan man. He was born in Ohio (boo, hiss) and attended college in Indiana (Ball State). Yet if Bo Schembechler were alive, he'd say something such as "This is more like it." The spread might have worked for Rich Rodriguez at...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 11 Texas

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 11 Texas
    This ranking may be more intuitive hunch than it is rooted in statistical study. The way I see it, Halley's comet comes around every 75 or 76 years and Texas football comes around every four. Texas has appeared in the Bowl Championship Series title...
  • Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16

    Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday. Duke Johnson added...
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Morning No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0) 9 a.m., ESPN Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
  • No. 1 Alabama rolls past Virginia Tech; No. 2 Ohio State tops Buffalo

    No. 1 Alabama rolls past Virginia Tech; No. 2 Ohio State tops Buffalo
    ATLANTA -- Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance...