| 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
UCLA didn't play its best game of the season Saturday night against Cal but a solid victory and a series of shakeups helped lift the Bruins into the top 10 in Sunday's Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls.
UCLA climbed two spots to No. 9 in the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. The top two teams in the country put it all on the line this week… we wish. Top-ranked Alabama hosts an open house party against Chattanooga of the FCS and No. 2 Florida State welcomes in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Imagine this scene at ACC world headquarters in late August: Closing the monthly staff meeting, commissioner John Swofford reveals that entering conference championship week, the ACC will have three teams with at least 10 victories, including the nation&...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:25 PM
This past weekend, we witnessed one of the most shocking football-related things I've ever seen. No, I'm not talking about Alabama-Auburn, I'm talking about the death of Paul Walker. Lance Harbor is dead, man! Between that and the possibility of seeing...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The BCS lineup is all but a formality now that Sunday's college football polls confirmed what we knew late Saturday night: Florida State is No. 1 and Auburn is No. 2.
Those schools will meet for the last Bowl Championship Series title on Jan. 6 at the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Pac-12 football championship game 2013 date, time and TV channel: The BCS No. 7 Stanford Cardinal take on the No. 11 Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz., for the Pac-12 Championship Game for a berth in the Rose Bowl. ASU has lost three straight games...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...