| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:53 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. 18 Louisville (6-1) at South Florida (2-...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
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:
No. 12 South Carolina (2-1) at...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Ed Orgeron is known for his tenacity in recruiting prospects for USC.
Less than a week into his tenure as the Trojans' interim coach, he has also taken a stab at recruiting a coach.
Orgeron said Thursday that he had called former California coach Jeff...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Ed Orgeron, USC's interim coach, has instilled a sense of fun in Trojans practices this week.
But lost somewhat amid Lane Kiffin's firing and Orgeron's attempt to re-energize players is that the Trojans gave up 62 points in their last game, a 62-41 loss...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A week of lopsided matchups produced the anomaly of no schools dropping in, or out, of the rankings. Rankman could only rearrange the flowers in his vase and subtly chide-slide Michigan for flirting with losses in consecutive games. The bottom could...
| Oct 18, 2013
Cassius Marsh carries about him a genteel nature in conversation.
He speaks in a quiet tone, with a slight Cajun accent. He is reserved and easygoing.
The private person doesn't seem to mesh with the sometimes volatile public persona he has...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things. First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys. Secondly, nobody wants to grow up. You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Ka'imi Fairbairn's 52-yard field-goal attempt from the left hash in the rain fell short and wide, leaving Stanford with a 27-24 victory in the Pac-12 Conference championship game last November.
Instead of allowing Fairbairn to wallow in that...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:25 PM
Now comes the heavy lifting.
UCLA scraped off California on Saturday night. It took a little more effort than many thought would be necessary, and the Bruins went through some sluggish gyrations.
In the end, quarterback Brett Hundley and the Bruins...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Quarterback Brett Hundley had one for the books -- the record books.
His 410 yards passing in a 37-10 victory over California on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl was the third most by a UCLA quarterback and put him over 5,000 yards in two seasons. He 5,...