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  • A perfectly flawed BCS system gets a near-perfect ending at Rose Bowl

    A perfectly flawed BCS system gets a near-perfect ending at Rose Bowl
    The ornery BCS expired loudly, perfectly, kicking and screaming into the chilly darkness. The loony BCS took its last breath Monday by taking away the breath of a Rose Bowl filled with chants, chops, dancing and grief. Auburn won. No, Florida State...
  • Seminoles' Nick O'Leary has an above-par pedigree

    Seminoles' Nick O'Leary has an above-par pedigree
    In case you've been living on Mars and hadn't heard: Florida State junior tight end Nick O'Leary is the grandson of golf great Jack Nicklaus. "I mean, it's just like anything else," O'Leary said Friday. "Just he played golf for a living." Yes, the...
  • UCLA Coach Jim Mora says he won't be going to Texas

    UCLA Coach Jim Mora says he won't be going to Texas
    UCLA football Coach Jim Mora doused a Texas brush fire Friday morning. There were reports that Longhorns officials and Mora’s representative were in discussions for Mora to replace Mack Brown as coach. Asked about the rumors, Mora said told the...
  • UCLA football: Jim Mora to Texas? Tell me another one

    UCLA football: Jim Mora to Texas? Tell me another one
    The rumors that started Thursday about UCLA Coach Jim Mora talking about the Texas coaching job were another example of the less-than-harmonic-conversion when coach-search meets the World Wide Web. Are Texas boosters interested in Mora? Maybe. I was...
  • A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games

    A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games
    If I make it to Monday I will have covered all 16 national title games in the Bowl Championship Series era. Someone, please, blow a kazoo. It's been one crazy ride between Tennessee playing Florida State at the Fiesta Bowl in 1998 and this week's...
  • Sun Bowl: Brett Hundley leads UCLA to 42-12 rout of Virginia Tech

    Sun Bowl: Brett Hundley leads UCLA to 42-12 rout of Virginia Tech
    Brett! Brett! Come back! A call by UCLA Coach Jim Mora? No. Pleas by Bruins football fans? Not this time. Instead, this is what Virginia Tech defenders might have been calling out for much of the first half during UCLA’s 42-12 win over...
  • Oregon routs Texas, 30-7, in Mack Brown's final game as Longhorns coach

    Oregon routs Texas, 30-7, in Mack Brown's final game as Longhorns coach
    Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas Coach Mack Brown's farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night in San Antonio. The BCS-snubbed Ducks...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    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...
  • UCLA football: Jim Mora says he will not be Texas-bound

    UCLA football: Jim Mora says he will not be Texas-bound
    The only part of Texas that UCLA Coach Jim Mora will set foot in in the near future is El Paso, where the Bruins play Virginia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 31. Mora has been on every list speculating about the next Texas coach. He said he has...
  • Mack Brown resigns as Texas football coach

    Mack Brown resigns as Texas football coach
    Texas announced Saturday that Mack Brown will resign as football coach after the Longhorns play Oregon in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, with an accompanying statement from the 16-year coach saying he felt the "time is right for a change." The university...
  • AJ McCarron, Jameis Winston win top awards

    AJ McCarron, Jameis Winston win top awards
    Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron won the Maxwell Award, given to college football's player of the year. Florida State's Jameis Winston won the Davey O'Brien Award, given to the top quarterback. Both players are finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which...