| 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Take a snapshot of these rankings because they could look different next week. Florida State and Ohio State could be the new 1-2 if Louisiana State and Stanford take out the nation's leaders in Tuscaloosa and Palo Alto. Clemson's Tigers should be...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:25 AM
TUCSON -- They are rewriting script after script, Jim Mora’s UCLA football team continuing to put different twists on a recent history of woe.
The latest new title? Razing Arizona.
Ten years after UCLA last won on this chunk of Sonoran desert...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:16 PM
It was a strange night for UCLA linebackers.
Senior Anthony Barr couldn't get on the stat sheet against Arizona on Saturday because Wildcats blockers were tackling him, UCLA Coach Jim Mora said.
Freshman Myles Jack was all over the stat sheet...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:15 PM
EUGENE, Ore. — So what we know about UCLA is it trailed Stanford by three at the half last week in Palo Alto and, Saturday night, took Oregon into intermission tied at 14-all.
It was so unexpected it brought to mind that famous headline "Harvard...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:41 PM
He is fast, filling, and impossible to grab without making a mess.
He is UCLA's Jumbo Jack.
The kid did it again Friday night, filling up the wide-eyed Bruins fans at dinner time with an onslaught of bruising runs, battering tackles and even big...
| Nov 16, 2013
Adding to the mysteries in your column is Rankman slotting in USC as No. 25. If a 7-3 Notre Dame team that beat No. 14 Michigan State and No. 22 Arizona State doesn't deserve to be ranked (and they don't), then how can a 7-3 USC team that lost to Notre...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:24 PM
A weary and somewhat battered group of UCLA football players headed toward the student section Friday, as is the habit after Bruins victories.
They then trudged back to the locker room, probably feeling every snap from a 41-31 victory over Washington....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. The top two teams in the country put it all on the line this week… we wish. Top-ranked Alabama hosts an open house party against Chattanooga of the FCS and No. 2 Florida State welcomes in...