| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at email@example.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:00 PM
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Nevada (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4)
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: New Orleans
The buzz: The Ragin' Cajuns may as well book permanent reservations for the New Orleans Bowl. Louisiana-Lafayette is making its...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Quote of the day: "Nobody has reached out, but that's all right. I'm just the all-time leading scorer at the university."
-- LenDale White, on Saturday's incident at the Coliseum
USC, ranked 20th, plays Utah on Saturday at the Coliseum.
USC -- 5-2...
| Oct 1, 2014
Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics.
In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:50 PM
USC has a record of 33-17 in bowl games but is playing in the Holiday Bowl for the first time. Nebraska is 1-2 in the Holiday Bowl and 25-25 overall. The Cornhuskers lost to a Steve Sarkisian-coached Washington team, 19-7, in the 2010 Holiday Bowl....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The Pac-12 Conference got another surprise Wednesday when Gary Andersen left Wisconsin to replace Mike Riley as Oregon State's coach.
Unless USC plays Oregon State in the Pac-12 title game, Trojans Coach Steve Sarkisian won't face off against Andersen...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The baddest athletic director in the land won’t waste time wondering why Wisconsin has turned into a farm team for other programs.
No, Barry Alvarez has a job to do — and that’s to replace Gary Andersen, who shocked his players...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:06 PM
How will FSU’s offense do against Oregon’s defense?
Because the Ducks have such a high-powered offense, their defense is underappreciated on a national level and is considered a weakness.
While FSU’s offense – led by Jameis...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Fact of the day: Leonard Williams was the only USC player selected to a Walter Camp All-America team. Three players were selected from Oregon, two from Utah and Washington and one from Arizona, Stanford and UCLA.
Williams was a second-team selection....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Paul Perkins is dull. He remains a beige running back in a Technicolor college football world.
Ask the UCLA sophomore about his breakout season and he'll launch into a sermon about the offensive line that lacks only a tambourine and Salvation Army band....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:32 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...