| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:27 PM
Same old, same rolled.
The Ghost of UCLA Gassed swooped back down upon the Rose Bowl on Friday in the continuation of a nightmare that has transcended eras, outlived coaches and consistently awakened Bruins fans into a cold sweat.
Stop me if you've...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The halfway point of a brand new season, with a brand new system, has prompted plenty of questions.
We'll start in the Pac-12 Conference with Stanford and ask:
•What if Dr. Condoleezza Rice's favorite team knew how to close out games?...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For the past few years, Pat Chambers has traveled around Pennsylvania as part of Penn State's coaching caravan.
The support he saw in the Lehigh Valley stuck with him.
So when Russ Potts Productions, Inc. reached out to Chambers about playing a game...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
After Nebraska stunned Northwestern last year on a Hail Mary, the prevailing question was this: How could you let that happen?
Given what has transpired this season in the Pac-12, the question is this: How on earth do you prevent that from happening?...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1: Notre Dame at Florida State is this year's best top-10 matchup not involving schools from the SEC West. The No. 5 Irish seem to be replaying the 2012 season as they survive one close game after...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The SEC West is truly remarkable. It is 90% dominance, which is to be admired, and 10% snake charmer.
No man behind a curtain has worked levers more deftly.
The Southeastern Conference's glamour division not only has five or six (or seven?) of the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The postseason is one "Kokomo Bowl" from becoming the next verse in a Beach Boys song: "Miami, Bahamas, come on pretty mamma, Camellia, and Boca, this is not a joke-a." Four new bowl games plus the extra championship game means the process of picking...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at email@example.com mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter:...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Separation Saturday helped bring the College Football Playoff picture into sharper focus.
Alabama, Oregon, TCU, Arizona State and Ohio State made big statements with crucial wins, while Auburn, Kansas State, Michigan State and Notre Dame suffered...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Rankman has no idea what's going on with that other ranking committee. Maybe Condi Rice is not listening to the Grantland Rice in the room, you know, the only former sportswriter on the selection board. Moving Texas Christian to No. 3 by dropping...