| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:11 PM
University of Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez is returning to coaching for another one-night only.
The former Badgers head coach has agreed to coach for Wisconsin the upcoming Outback Bowl after players asked him to.
Gary Andersen stunned...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez will return to coaching in a bowl game for the second time in three years after Gary Andersen left to take the Oregon State job.
Alvarez will prepare the Badgers for their Jan. 1 Outback Bowl matchup against...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Jim McElwain is the Florida Gators' new head football coach, but he did not come cheaply.
It took three days to reach a deal that involved significant investments by both Florida and McElwain.
To address McElwain's $7.5 million buyout clause with...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:17 PM
I figured Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst would move quickly. I figured he would hire a sitting head coach.
Why? Because you don’t fire the reasonably successful Bo Pelini if you don’t have an upgrade in mind.
What I didn’t...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:42 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:
Indiana (3-7) at No. 6 Ohio State (9-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network (BTN)
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:12 PM
BOCA RATON — Perhaps now, having a chance to look back, the Owls will appreciate the timing of their bye week.
They can reset themselves. They can restart their quest. They can still become a team that will contend in Conference USA. Their goal of...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:20 PM
It was difficult penning this weekend wrap-up column without sneaking a glance toward next weekend.
After a tip jar stuffed with payday games like Louisiana State versus New Mexico State, LSU vs. Sam Houston State and LSU vs. Louisiana Monroe, college...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:32 PM
TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; CBS-2.
Line: Texas A&M by 91/2.
Records: Arkansas 3-1, 0-1 SEC; Texas A&M 4-0, 1-0.
Last meeting: Texas A&M won 45-33 on Sept. 28, 2013, in Fayetteville.
On the offensive: Bret Bielema has turned Arkansas into down-...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:08 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Hours before kickoff at Razorback Stadium, the video scoreboard flashed larger-than-life images of former Arkansas football notables such as Dan Hampton, Lance Alworth and, yes, even Jerry Jones.
Only the names seemed to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The road has been kind to Northern Illinois over the last few years, so the Huskies are determined to transform Saturday night's 52-14 blowout loss at Arkansas into a positive.
NIU had won a national-best 17 straight road games before running into the...