1. Not 1 Player from Texas or Oklahoma on Phil Steele's All-America 1st Team?

    Certain Big 12 fans may want to look at Phil Steele's 2013 All-American team roster with eyes wide shut. Texas and Oklahoma failed to have any of their players named to his first team...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 11,833 reads 47 comments

  2. The Big Ten Does Itself No Favors with Weak Schedules for Its Top Teams

    For a conference dying to get its respect back, the Big Ten is not doing itself any favors. Its projected top four teams—Ohio State, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Michigan State—will be feasting on cupcakes this year...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,373 reads 164 comments

  3. State of CFB is Shaky when USC, Florida State, Nebraska are 'Surprise Teams'

    Phil Steele's 2013 College Football Preview is out and one of the biggest surprises in the magazine was his list of surprise teams...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,291 reads 12 comments

  4. Is New Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich Set Up for Success or Failure?

    When Chip Kelly agreed to become the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Oregon promoted offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich to replace him. He inherits a team with one of nation's most explosive offenses and national championship aspirations...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,120 reads 26 comments

  5. Should Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin Be More Hands-On with Johnny Manziel?

    Nothing good ever happens at 1:30 in the morning. Especially at 1:30 on a Sunday morning. For Texas A&M football fans in College Station, Texas, one little tweet at 1:38 a.m...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,865 reads 79 comments

  6. Do Brian Kelly and Jimbo Fisher's Tough Stances Help or Hurt Recruiting?

    Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly and Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said no. Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy said no, then changed his mind...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,739 reads 27 comments

  7. Charges Dropped Against Nation's Leading Rusher Changes Scope of Pac-12 Football

    Well, hello Arizona. Welcome to the party. The Arizona Wildcats got some outstanding news on June 17 when the Tucson City Prosecutor's Office dropped all charges against star running back Ka'Deem Carey...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,302 reads 5 comments

  8. Why Baylor Football is Suddenly Becoming a Player on National Recruiting Scene

    Remember when Baylor football was, well...Baylor football? The Bears were almost viewed as a bye week for most Big 12 teams. In 2007, then-Big 12 member Colorado beat Baylor 43-23...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,035 reads 22 comments

  9. From the WTH Dept: Oregon St., USC and Utah All Schedule Stanford for Homecoming

    Homecoming is special for fans. The alumni and students mingle during tailgates and regale in stories of campus life. It is a time for boosters to open up their checkbooks and show their undying support for their alma mater...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,079 reads 5 comments

  10. Phil Steele Magazine Has USC Football Ranked 6th, and That's Too High

    Phil Steele's annual preseason magazine is out, and he has ranked USC at No. 6. That is too high. Steele projecting USC as a top-10 team is probably based on talent, schedule and reputation...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,493 reads 84 comments

  11. The Mailbag: Will Auburn Turn Around Its Season And How Well Will The Pac-12 Do?

    It is Thursday, which means it is time for another dig through the mailbag to answer questions from football fans. This week, we have questions on SEC and Pac -12 football...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,914 reads 0 comments

  12. Should Miami Be Concerned About New Nevin Shapiro Revelations?

    Convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro is back in the news again. Shapiro claims he won 23 substantial bets on University of Miami football games as a result from inside information ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,668 reads 8 comments

  13. UCLA Makes Offer to 8th-Grader, and There Is a Method to the Madness

    UCLA has offered an athletic scholarship to quarterback Lindell Stone (Dawson Middle School, Southlake, Texas), according to an ESPN report. The 6' 2", 190-pound, 15-year-old just finished eighth grade...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,397 reads 17 comments

  14. How Bill O'Brien Is Getting the Nation's Best QBs to Come to Penn State

    When Penn State quarterback Steven Bench announced his transfer to South Florida on May 23, the quarterback depth on the Nittany Lions' roster looked emaciated...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 10,936 reads 16 comments

  15. Pac-12 Football: Toughest 1st-Year Coaching Debut Is Not Who You Think

    Three new Pac -12 head coaches will be debuting this year. Cal's Sonny Dykes , Colorado's Mike MacIntyre and Oregon's Mark Helfrich are all coaching for the first time at BCS schools...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,264 reads 10 comments

  16. Miami (Fla.) Quarterback Stephen Morris Talks About Loving A Sport He Once Hated

    "I hated it." Those are the words of a young man talking about college football. A man who plays quarterback at an elite school...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 9,567 reads 7 comments

  17. Will Texas A&M Continue to Kick Texas' Butt in 2014 Recruiting?

    If we were keeping score of the class of 2014 recruiting battle between Texas and Texas A&M, it would be Texas A&M 7 Texas 2, early in the second quarter...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 10,647 reads 276 comments

  18. Arizona State QB Taylor Kelly is Racing to Success

    Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly is a made man. The 22-year-old redshirt junior can no longer hide in obscurity after passing for 3,040 yards, 29 touchdowns and nine interceptions last season...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,804 reads 4 comments

  19. Why Brian Kelly Had to Name Tommy Rees Notre Dame's Starting QB Now

    After making a statement on May 28 that all three of his quarterbacks would have a chance to compete for the starting job in the fall, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly named Tommy Rees as his starting quarterback...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 9,475 reads 39 comments

  20. Should Mandate Be That Player Suspensions Occur in First Conference Game?

    Texas head coach Mack Brown announced on June 3 that two Longhorn wide receivers will be suspended for the first game of the season, according to an ESPN report...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,668 reads 8 comments

  21. Oklahoma's Bob Stoops Is Right to Support OK State's Mike Gundy over QB Transfer

    Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops recently defended rival Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy's transfer restrictions placed on quarterback Wes Lunt, according to ESPN's David Ubben ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,432 reads 13 comments

  22. Nine-Game Conference Schedule Gives Pac-12 a College Football Playoff Advantage

    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott knows one of the major factors the BCS selection committee will consider in selecting teams for the 2014 College Football Playoff will be strength of schedule...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,477 reads 8 comments

  23. Is Eliminating More Contact in College Football Practices a Good Thing?

    The Pac-12 will reduce the number of contact football practices per week, conference commissioner Larry Scott announced Tuesday on a teleconference with the media. The NCAA currently allows a maximum of five contact practices per week...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,199 reads 9 comments

  24. The Impact 5-Star DT Eddie Vanderdoes Will Have on UCLA

    Eddie Vanderdoes, a former Notre Dame commit and the No. 1 defensive tackle in the class of 2013, has decided to enroll at UCLA, it was announced Tuesday...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,091 reads 23 comments

  25. It Was Smart for the Big 12 to Dump the Pinstripe Bowl

    The Big 12 conference will be playing its last Pinstripe Bowl game against the American Athletic Conference (nee Big East) this year, ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports. The four-year deal between the two conferences will not be renewed...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,673 reads 2 comments