1. Is Calling Your Kansas Team 'a Pile of Crap' the Way to Recruit, Charlie Weis?

    Kansas head coach Charlie Weis stole the show Monday at Big 12 Media Days. As detailed by the conference's official website, Weis was asked how he recruited prospects and he replied, ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 4,268 reads 26 comments

  2. ACC Media Days is Generating No Buzz, and that's the ACC's Fault

    If you missed the beginning of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Media Days, you were not alone. Day 1 of ACC Kickoff began on Sunday, July 21. It is not being televised live...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 2,534 reads 10 comments

  3. ACC Media Days 2013: Is This the Year Clemson Buries the Choke Label?

    The Clemson Tigers have been dragging an anchor tethered to their cleats for decades. Heartbreaking losses, an embarrassing blowout and unmet expectations have dogged Clemson since its 12-0 team won the national championship in 1981...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 5,436 reads 130 comments

  4. Mailbag Q&A: Who Will Play in and Win the Pac-12 Championship?

    It is Thursday, which means it is time to dig in the mailbag and answer some college football questions. Some fans are already thinking about the postseason. It is hard to jump to December when one down of football has not been played...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 1,630 reads 10 comments

  5. What Is Vertical Set Blocking and Why Cal's Sonny Dykes Thinks It Will Work

    Head coach Sonny Dykes will be testing Cal football fans' patience when he debuts his new offensive sets this fall. One of the biggest changes will the insertion of vertical set blocking...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 4,340 reads 12 comments

  6. What to Look For at Big 12 Football Media Days

    There should be plenty of pop, sizzle and mystery when Big 12 coaches and players head to Dallas for Big 12 Media Days on July 22-23. Oklahoma State was picked by Big 12 media representatives to win the conference...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 3,889 reads 11 comments

  7. What to Look for at Pac-12 Football Media Day

    The Pac -12 will hold its annual college football media day at the Sony Studios Lot in Culver City, Calif. on Friday, July 26. The one-day affair runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT with 12 coaches and 24 players answering questions from the media...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 3,503 reads 15 comments

  8. SEC Media Days Should Limit the Circus and Cut to Two Days

    The annual circus known as SEC Media Days rolled into Hoover, Ala., on July 16 and will continue until July 18. So far, it has been a long, drawn out dud...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 971 reads 7 comments

  9. Bobby Bowden's New Gig Sure Sounds like FSU's way of Saying Sorry, Doesn't It?

    Bobby Bowden is back at Florida State. No, not as a head coach. But Seminole fans will start seeing Bowden at football games and in marketing campaigns starting next year...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 9,821 reads 15 comments

  10. Will Poor Non-Conference Schedules Bring Down Big 12's Strength of Schedule?

    Three Big 12 teams scheduled great non-conference games for the 2013 season. TCU vs. LSU, Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame and Oklahoma State vs. Mississippi State are compelling matchups...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 4,255 reads 37 comments

  11. Who are the Best Options to Give Former Auburn RB Michael Dyer Another Chance?

    Michael Dyer has a BCS Championship ring. He also has two years of eligibility and a checkered past. Should anyone take a chance on him? And if so, who? The former Auburn running back is 22 years old and has burned opportunities at two schools...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 5,359 reads 1 comments

  12. With QB Keller Chryst's Commitment off the Table, Who Should USC Go After?

    USC will be searching for another quarterback prospect after 5 -star quarterback Keller Chryst recently committed to Stanford. His decision was not unexpected as t he Palo Alto resident has ties to the school...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 6,555 reads 36 comments

  13. College Football: Will Big 12 Dent the SEC's Strength of Schedule in 2013-14?

    The Big 12 could water down the Southeastern Conference's strength of schedule with a 1-2 punch on college football's opening weekend...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 9,902 reads 72 comments

  14. Why Sept. 14 Looms as a Potentially Scary Day for Pac-12 Football

    On September 14, Pac -12 football will define its season. One day, 11 games and a potential for rising respect is on the line. So is an embarrassing black eye. The league could have a banner day, going 11-1...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 13,031 reads 33 comments

  15. 5-Star QB Keller Chryst's Commitment Shows Stanford Is A Pac-12 Powerhouse

    Five-star quarterback Keller Chryst has committed to Stanford University , according to ESPN's Blair Angulo . In a tweet on June 28, Angulo noted that Chryst 's announcement came via text message...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 4,162 reads 14 comments

  16. Does Oregon's Punishment Encourage Schools to Cheat Then Cooperate with NCAA?

    The result of the NCAA's investigation of the Oregon football program proves one thing. It pays to cooperate with the NCAA...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 2,892 reads 35 comments

  17. Mack Brown, Texas Score Big Over Texas A&M with Commitment from Twin Brothers

    Texas had a very good day. The Longhorns picked up commitments from 4-star receiver Armanti Foreman and 3-star running back D'Onta Foreman on June 27...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 17,423 reads 73 comments

  18. 5-Star Lorenzo Carter's Drive-Through Comment on Ohio State Poor Look on Urban

    Ohio State is in recruiting news again. The Buckeyes kick off the 2013 season against Buffalo on August 31. Two months seems so far away...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 28,595 reads 208 comments

  19. Is USC or Notre Dame the Real Winner of Extending Rivalry Series?

    The University of Southern California and University of Notre Dame have announced their football series extension through the 2023 season. USC and Notre Dame fans can both claim to be the winner...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 6,915 reads 41 comments

  20. Can Pac-12's Newest Members be Competitive in Time for College Football Playoff?

    The honeymoon is over for Colorado and Utah. As the schools enter their third full year as Pac-12 members, projections of how they will fare when the College Football Playoff begins in 2014 are in order...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 5,499 reads 10 comments

  21. Oregon's Punishment from NCAA More on Coaches Than Players, and That's Right

    Wednesday's Judgment Day for the Oregon Ducks turned out to be a laugher . The NCAA's Committee on Infractions' final decision on Oregon came and went with little effect on the team and that is a good thing...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 4,283 reads 24 comments

  22. Arizona State Could be the Pac-12 South Division's Fly in the Ointment

    Arizona State may be the next team to throw the Pac -12 South into chaos. Bring it. Chaos is good for college football. The UCLA Bruins have been back-to-back South champions ever since the league began holding a conference championship in 2011...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 2,111 reads 6 comments

  23. Devin Gardner Saying Michigan Will Beat Ohio State Is No Big Deal

    College football media days are still to come and already the smack is flying between rival teams. Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner was recently asked by radio host Bill Simonson of WBBL 107...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 14,387 reads 110 comments

  24. Cal's Stadium Renovation Debt Shows Schools Need to Keep Football in Perspective

    The University of California at Berkeley has a pristine academic reputation. Smart students go there. However, the institution's leaders made a dumb decision that they and possibly their students will be paying for dearly...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 5,776 reads 9 comments

  25. O'Brien's $1M Raise Won't Stop Penn State Coach from Going to NFL, But it Helps

    One year and a surprising 8-4 record later, Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien is getting a $1 million raise. O'Brien has turned the frown in Happy Valley upside down and will be rewarded with a pay package of more than $3...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about 1 year ago 6,978 reads 35 comments