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Chris Dufresne

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  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    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: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
  • Condoleezza Rice has what it takes to be on football committee

     Condoleezza Rice has what it takes to be on football committee
    There's a difference between loving college football and knowing it. I love my country but couldn't be Secretary of State. Twitter: @tcliftonsports Oh please, let's stop this stuff about Condoleezza Rice not being qualified to sit on a panel to choose...
  • College football mailbag: Don't get faked out by accusations

    College football mailbag: Don't get faked out by accusations
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: (In last week's Washington-Stanford game) What did you think of all the injuries on defense? And how Stanford's medical staff healed them so quickly? Rails Warner Answer: We've already been through this. Stanford...
  • Not a good week for the Kiffin family

    Not a good week for the Kiffin family
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Which Kiffin is having a worse week? Lane: Washington State loss plus secret team meeting. Monte: Viewing Eagles game. Twitter: @Mike Jelline Answer: I'm going with Lane. I couldn't imagine going through what Kiffin...
  • Penn State is no match for heavy hand of the NCAA

    Penn State is no match for heavy hand of the NCAA
    The NCAA's plan to cripple Penn State as it humiliates innocent players could not be working out better. The NCAA defeated Penn State, 17-16, on Saturday to improve its record to 2-0. This week, the organization embedded in the University of Virginia....
  • Alabama a clear No. 1 in college football

    We exit September with the understanding that Alabama, in football, is first and fundamentally foremost. It's almost universal. The Crimson Tide picked up all 60 first-place votes in Sunday's Associated Press poll and all but two in the USA Today...
  • Brett Hundley appears poised for great things

    Brett Hundley appears poised for great things
    They used to say you lost a game for every freshman you started, but that game has changed. Did you see UCLA's Brett Hundley on Saturday? "Did he even look like a freshman?" senior receiver Joseph Fauria asked. The nerve of these kids playing today....
  • Despite its record, Georgia Tech poses problems for USC

    Despite its record, Georgia Tech poses problems for USC
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Imagine how USC fans are going to feel after a 6-7 Georgia Tech team wins the game. Larry Diaz Answer: How could USC fans feel any worse? The Trojans were picked to win the national title, lost five times and have...
  • USC needs to root for the enemy Notre Dame up until it plays them

    USC needs to root for the enemy Notre Dame up until it plays them
    No one seriously believes Notre Dame can get to the national title game with eek-out victories over Purdue and Brigham Young parlayed with replay-reviewed goal-line stands against Stanford. Only the Southeastern Conference scores near-pointless points...
  • Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers

    Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Is this really a big deal? One USC football player changing his number shouldn't warrant this much attention. Devin Willis Answer: I'll grant you that one USC jersey swap against Colorado at the Coliseum is not as...
  • USC idle; Lane Kiffin still center of attention

    USC idle; Lane Kiffin still center of attention
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: The temptation to cheat grows in proportion to Lane Kiffin's failures. Why does Pat Haden plan on keeping him? Matt McKillop Answer: Kiffin doesn't need to cheat to win. Players are not USC's problem. The Trojans had...