| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 12 South Carolina (2-1) at...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
It's time to get ready-set-hut for two of Saturday's marquee games: Oklahoma at Notre Dame and Mississippi at Alabama.
Both are intriguing and consequential, with all four schools dripping with pedigree. The teams enter with an average Associated...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Longtime USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron has been chosen to be the Trojans' interim football coach, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced at a Sunday afternoon news conference.
Orgeron replaces Lane Kiffin, who was fired after Saturday night's 62-41 loss...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Getting an edge on Peyton Manning in three easy steps:
1. Draw up a comprehensive list of blitzes and pressure packages.
2. Put those on a card and laminate it.
3. Feed that play sheet into the shredder.
If there are blitzes that work against...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 PM
No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5)
9 a.m., Channel 7
Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
What you need to know about the latest epic showdown featuring Alabama and Louisiana State:
• It's not as epic as two years ago, when LSU went to Alabama in what was billed as the "Game of the Century."
That hyped-up-on-helium affair ended up a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. The top two teams in the country put it all on the line this week… we wish. Top-ranked Alabama hosts an open house party against Chattanooga of the FCS and No. 2 Florida State welcomes in...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Fans from Berkeley, Calif., to Key Biscayne, Fla., must have done a spontaneous spit take when Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer announced his frustration with the lame-duck Bowl Championship Series.
"I think it's a flawed system," Meyer said Monday.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:56 PM
This is a big prove-it weekend, led by Missouri from the "Show-Me State."
The interloper Tigers, in their second season since leaving the Big 12 Conference, can really stick it to old-line Southeastern Conference thinking.
Truth serum injections would...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A day after Sports Illustrated unveiled a five-part series alleging football corruption at Oklahoma State, a Yahoo Sports investigation alleged that five SEC players took impermissible benefits while they were in college.
The list includes former...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:17 PM
A day after Sports Illustrated unveiled a five-part series alleging football corruption at Oklahoma State, a Yahoo Sports investigation alleged that five Southeastern Conference players took impermissible benefits while they were in college.