We are through the noon starts and the bowl projections have already had some major shifts.
Several programs have filled their high-profile jobs with big name coaches. It didn't take long for several high-profile college football jobs to secure new head coaches. How did these programs do? We grade the recent hires.
Remember when Fresno State and Northern Illinois were going to battle to become the BCS buster? Both of those stories have ended and thanks to Bowling Green's blowout win over the Huskies in the MAC Championship, UCF fans may feel the biggest sting.
After eight seasons where he built Boise State into a BCS buster, Petersen decides to leave to coach the Huskies in the Pac-12. After eight seasons where he built Boise State into a BCS buster, Chris Petersen decides to leave to coach the Washington Huskies.
The final weekend of the college football regular season provided some seismic shifts in the BCS bowl picture. It started with the Ohio State Buckeyes, who suffered a 34-24 defeat to Michigan State in the Big Ten title game and lostShow More Summary
The 2013-14 BCS bowl games will act as a final send-off for many collegiate players, but a select few are headed to the 2014 NFL draft to test the waters at the professional level. Much can be determined about the stock of said players by their final performance before making the jump. Show More Summary
It's back to history class in anticipation of the upcoming presentation of the 2013 Heisman Trophy, as we take a look at some of the closest votes in the award's storied history. Winning the bronze statue is akin to winning a college football MVP trophy, but tradition makes it so much more than that. Show More Summary
Solomon Thomas is a beastly defensive end who is already 6'3" and nearly 260 pounds. With his powerful frame and great strength, Thomas could grow into a defensive tackle in a year or two. He isn't an explosive pass-rusher, but rather a defensive lineman who excels at punching blockers at the point of attack and stopping the run. Show More Summary
Pac -12 football is amid a conference-wide renaissance that is just getting started. Commissioner Larry Scott touted the overall strength as one of the conference's defining qualities during his press conference Saturday, and the numbers...Show More Summary
The announcement of the full bowl schedule always kicks off weeks of speculation and a holiday season full of must-win college football games. However, not all bowl games were created equal. Please place me in a cryogenic state and unfreeze...Show More Summary
The Fiesta Bowl between Baylor and UCF is predicted to be one of the most lopsided games during this year's BCS bowl slate, with the Bears favored by 17 points over the Knights, according to Vegas Insider. But major upsets are not uncommon...Show More Summary
The 2013 season for Jim Mora and the UCLA Bruins should be labeled as a success. Mora's extremely young team managed to go 9-3, culminating in a blowout 35-14 victory over crosstown foe Southern Cal in the Coliseum. On the basis of beating...Show More Summary
Southern Miss football coach Todd Monken just won serious recruiting points with his classy gesture for his graduating seniors. According to Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com, Monken bought all of his graduating seniors a suit. The...Show More Summary
History was made, records were set and a new gold standard was established for Pac -12 football throughout the conference's 2013 season. The playmakers responsible for an outstanding campaign deserve recognition with the regular season now in the books. Show More Summary
These are more than just 34 exhibition games and a championship. The bowl season is the last serving of college football you will have for the foreseeable future. And yes, despite the sport's strong public stance against it—which is worth a laugh or nine—the bowl season is about gambling. 35 games means 35 point spreads. Show More Summary
The 2013 SEC Championship Game was a special one. Yes, it was competitive and exciting. Yes, it had more offense than ever before. That's not what made it truly special, though. Auburn, the victor and soon to play for the national championship, won just three games a year ago and is riding on the back of a first-year head coach. Show More Summary
No. 1 Florida State took down No. 20 Duke on Saturday, Dec. 7, to win the ACC title and lock up a bid to the BCS National Championship Game. Fisher's son Trey felt his dad deserved some Gatorade recognition, so he improvised. Hat tip to @ gifdsports for the GIF and Nick Schwartz of FTW for the find. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
For the first time since 1994 we have six Heisman Trophy finalists. Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, AJ McCarron, Andre Williams, Tre Mason and Jordan Lynch will all be headed to New York's famed Radio City Music Hall this weekend. ESPN will air the Heisman Trophy ceremony at 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Clemson continues to put together an impressive group of 2015 recruits, as Phil Kornblut of GoUpstate.comt reports that 247Sports.com 4-star defensive back Tanner Muse committed to the program on Sunday night. There were likely many reasons why Muse committed this early in the process, but the fans were the No. Show More Summary
The first award for Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn is already in the books. According to Charles Goldberg of AuburnTigers.com, the first-year Auburn coach was named SEC Coach of the Year by the Associated Press after his team won...Show More Summary