| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lot of people hate the Bowl Championship Series, but no conference needs it to go away faster than the Pac-12.
No league has been more tormented by its quartile quirkiness and, at times, outright chicanery.
The BCS would not have been possible...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Courtesy of the National Football Foundation: Fri., Nov. 8 8:30 p.m. (20) Louisville at Connecticut ESPN2 (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2, Allison Williams) Sat., Nov. 9 12 p.m. SMU at Cincinnati ESPN Regional (Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht, Brooke...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Welcome to Take the Points. I took a bye week from my picks last week, but now I'm back. I'm well-rested, my injuries have healed, I’ve put in extra time in the film room and I'm ready for week 11. This is a very strange week. We've got three...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. You don't need Nielsen to know Oregon at Stanford will be the highest-rated television show in Tallahassee on Thursday night. Florida State is rooting hard for Stanford to put a first loss on...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
It wasn't the start that Oklahoma wanted, but they certainly got the finish they needed.
The Sooners fell in a 13-0 hole to the Kansas Jayhawks, but then rallied to score 25 straight to put the game out of reach, and won 34-19.
Wichitian Blake Bell...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Nick Saban, people trainer. The coach tells Alabama fans to sit and stay, they sit and stay.
Saban made news in the days leading up to Saturday's game against Tennessee when he complained about the Crimson Tide's late-arriving and early-leaving...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:45 PM
At least K-State wasn’t the only one; Iowa State and #25 Oregon State were also beaten by FCS teams over the weekend, not that it lessens any of the Wildcats angst.
It’s not just the defense---
Kansas State’s defense bore the brunt...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Cash and sham jobs doled out to football players from wealthy Oklahoma State boosters. Academic improprieties. Players using and selling drugs. A corrupt football program where university hostesses regularly had sex with recruits.
Those are the primary ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...