| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:16 PM
UCLA's Myles Jack was doing an interview, one of many since the freshman linebacker added running back to his chores and became a college football phenomenon.
Teammate Eddie Vanderdoes saw this as his cue.
"Man, we were walking on campus after the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
As an eloquent and colorful All-Pro tight end for the Los Angeles Raiders, Todd Christensen seemed to have a playbook in one hand and a dictionary in the other.
"All you'd have to say was, `Todd, will you just shut up? Give me a $2 word instead of a $10...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:53 PM
New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian will wait until spring practice to install the up-tempo, no-huddle offense he brought with him from Washington.
Trojans quarterbacks are already looking forward to it.
"I'm very excited," said starter Cody Kessler,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Marcus Mariota of Oregon and Jameis Winston of Florida State are generally considered to be the front-runners for this season’s Heisman Trophy, but there’s another quarterback having a pretty good season.
His name is Johnny Manziel (a.k.a....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Some holiday-season stocking stuffers:
—The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday.
Last Sunday against the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:16 PM
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."
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:43 PM
On a fine football Saturday night, Jameis Winston proudly took possession of the most prestigious sculpture in American sports, the Heisman Trophy.
In the background of all of these accolades, there is a woman who claims he raped her.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:22 PM
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley could look across the city last season and see the perils of staying in school.
Former USC quarterback Matt Barkley, whom many thought to be a first-round pick after his junior season, came back for a senior year. The...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:53 PM
With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3.
It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...