Defense Wins Championship as Alabama Shuts Out LSU in National Title Game
#2 Alabama avenged its only loss of the season in a big way, shutting out #1 LSU, 21-0, in the Allstate BCS Championship Game Monday night. Alabama’s defense, which came into the game ranked #1 nationally in virtually every major category, showed just why they deserve to be the national champions, holding the Tigers to just 92 total yards and five first downs while pitching the first shutout in BC
West Virginia Crushes Clemson, 70-33, In Orange Bowl, Destroys Bowl Records
Clemson led West Virginia 17-14 after the first quarter of the Orange Bowl. But from that point on, it was all Mountaineers as West Virginia shattered record after record on their way to a 70-26 victory.
NCAA College Football Bowl Preview — Dec. 31-Jan. 8
Bowl season is hitting its high point with the biggest games of the year coming up in the next week. While much of the focus is understandably on the BCS games and the national championship, there are a lot of other good games coming up for your viewing pleasure in the next few days. We’ll have previews of the BCS games coming up shortly. But in the meantime, here is what to watch for in all the r
NCAA College Football Bowl Preview — Dec. 24-30
With the holidays comes the second week of the bowl season. This coming week features a lot of intriguing matchups, with Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III in action, along with several big name teams who struggled through disappointing seasons...
Charlie Weis Hired as Kansas Jayhawks’ New Head Coach
Former Notre Dame head coach and NFL assistant Charlie Weis has been hired as the University of Kansas’ new head football coach, KU officials announced late Thursday. In addition to his five-year stint with the Fighting Irish, Weis is best known for his work in the NFL, where he won four Super Bowl rings as an assistant coach, including three as the Patriots’ offensive coordinator.
NCAA College Football – Week 13 Recap
As college football’s regular season nears its end, the postseason picture is starting to take shape. Barring a major shakeup in the polls, Alabama punched its ticket to the national title game. The only thing that remains to be seen is if they’ll have another shot at top-ranked LSU. Next week’s conference championship games could shake up the BCS, while the Bedlam rivalry between Oklahoma and Okl
NCAA College Football – Week 11 Recap
After all the disgusting headlines out of Penn State dominating the sports world this past week, it was good to return to the field with some actual football. And the Top 25 gave us plenty of excitement to discuss. Seven ranked teams, including two in the Top Five, went down to defeat. Boise State saw its BCS hopes die on a missed field goal as time expired (again). Oregon downed Stanford in a wil
Yale Quarterback Stuck Between Rhodes Scholarship and Harvard Rivalry
Yale quarterback Patrick Witt may face an interesting dilemma in a couple of weeks: choosing between a chance to beat archrival Harvard on the football field and a shot at one of the most prestigious academic awards in the world.
USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin Fined $10K for Criticizing Officials
USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin was fined $10,000 by the Pac-12 on Monday for his repeated criticism of game officials following his team’s triple-overtime loss to Stanford last weekend.
NCAA College Football – Week Nine Recap
It was another wild weekend in college football, with seven Top 25 teams, including three in the Top Ten, going down to defeat. Stanford remained in the national championship hunt with a triple overtime win, while Clemson and Kansas State are likely out of the title discussion as their undefeated seasons came to an end. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.
2011 NCAA College Football – Week Nine Preview
While much of the college football world is either looking back at last week’s upsets or looking ahead to next week’s #1 vs. #2 matchup between LSU and Alabama, there is still a lot of football left to be played this week. There are a number of intriguing games this week, many of which will have big effects on the ultimate conference and national championship races. Here are the highlights from th
Oregon All-American Cliff Harris Suspended for Second Time for Latest Driving Incident
All-American cornerback Cliff Harris has been suspended indefinitely by the Oregon Ducks after a traffic stop Monday resulted in a variety of citations, including driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance and failure to wear a seatbelt.