| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Iowa's run at the Big Ten West Division title has hit a speed bump heading into Saturday's game versus visiting Northwestern. The Hawkeyes saw a 14-point lead and an unblemished conference record fall by the wayside in a mistake-laden 38-31 loss at...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Texas (3-4) at No. 11 Kansas State (5-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
It took Kansas State...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week.
They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...
| Oct 13, 2014
James Franklin took a moment Saturday night to remind everyone that Penn State, despite the NCAA's reprieve last month, still is playing with an ankle bracelet.
The Nittany Lions' roster includes 62 "recruited, scholarship players," Franklin said in a...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:21 AM
James Franklin explained it matter-of-factly late Saturday night, likely because he wasn't watching the 20-yard line during the onside kick. He simply was worried about Penn State's last hope against Michigan.
"Based on the time and the situation, it...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1)
9 a.m., Channel 2
This game is...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The morning after Northwestern lost its second straight home game, the Wildcats coaching staff gathered to meet the new boss. Who looked exactly like the old boss, except something definitely was different about Pat Fitzgerald.
"Sometimes you have to...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:22 PM
STATE COLLEGE — The thumbs-up Northwestern cornerback Matthew Harris gave to the crowd as he was carted off the field was followed by more good news.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said that Harris was cleared to fly home with the team Saturday...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Each week during Big Ten play, the Washington Post’s Roman Stubbs, a Maryland football beat writer from another publication and I will predict the outcome of the Terps' upcoming game.
This week's rotating writer is Keith Cavanaugh from Terrapin...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:43 PM
Maryland's football game against No. 22 Ohio State at Byrd Stadium on Oct. 4 is set for a noon kickoff and will be broadcast nationally on ABC, the Big Ten Conference office confirmed Monday.
The game will be the first meeting between the schools....
| Sep 14, 2014
Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt.
No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...