| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:10 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:
Presbyterian (5-4) at No. 11 Mississippi (7-2)
9 a.m., SEC Network...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
The Pac-12 Conference still isn't very good at football scheduling. It encourages its schools to play tough nonconference games, even in November, at the risk of everything.
It is already at a competitive disadvantage, its 12 teams each playing nine...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M.
It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The path to the College Football Playoff is a winding road and there are still twists and turns that need to be maneuvered before we find out who will make the final four.
Take a closer look at the 10 teams in the playoff picture and the potential...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Alabama has had so many big-program moments it's hard for the Crimson Tide to keep track.
However, for Mississippi State this is it. Saturday is the most important day in the school's 115-year football history.
It took years of planning, and crafty...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Houston (6-4) at Southern Methodist (0-10)
9 a.m., CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:56 PM
OK, Saturday, take your best shot, because the Friday after Thanksgiving set a high bar.
It started with Western Kentucky handing Marshall its first defeat by a basketball score of 67-66.
The Hilltoppers won in overtime when they gambled on, and...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A thrilling next-to-last football weekend was briefly interrupted Sunday when Nebraska announced it had fired Bo Pelini for winning only nine games, or more, in each of his seven seasons.
"Nine-win Bo," a higher-expectations knockoff slam of "Seven-...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Evaluating ACC football a year ago was easier than my college racquetball class. From Florida State’s national championship to Clemson’s Orange Bowl victory, from Jameis Winston’s Heisman to Aaron Donald’s Outland, 2013 was the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death."
Wait, that was me!
The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...