| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013:
1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback?
Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
If you don't like Mike Riley you don't like ice cream or dogs. The man who could have been USC's coach at least once has comfortably settled into Corvallis, Ore.
He is 60 now and the Pac-12's longest tenured coach entering his 13th year.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
USC's Sept. 14 game against Boston College at the L.A. Coliseum will kick off at noon and and will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks, USC announced Wednesday.
Nearly half of the kickoff times for the Trojans' 13 games have now been set.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title.
It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On the eve of Friday's Pac-12 Conference media day, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden released a "State of Football" video Thursday night and backed Coach Lane Kiffin.
The Trojans are coming off a 7-6 season, which featured an embarrassing loss to Georgia...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:55 PM
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney's hit on Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl was the play of the 2012 college football season.
Under new rules this season, a similar tackle might get Clowney ejected.
And if it does,...
| Oct 5, 2012
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. 24 Northwestern (5-0) at Penn...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Venice Coach Angelo Gasca used to be known as a quarterback guru. Now he's the running back guru. He sent Curtis McNeal to USC, Teondray Caldwell to Washington State and now junior running Alijah Lee has rushed for more than......
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Gardena Serra Coach Scott Altenberg said former defensive back Raymond Ford has signed with Washington State and will join the Cougars this season. Ford was previously committed to California. -- Eric Sondheimer...