1. The Pac-12 Must Improve Its Image Among College Football Fans

    What, exactly, is Pac-12 football? The Big Ten is grind-it-out power football with a Midwest tone. The Big 12 is prolific offenses with a Southwest feel. The SEC is balanced offenses, stingy defenses and passionate Southern fans...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,727 reads 8 comments

  2. A Game-by-Game Prediction of Notre Dame's 2013 Schedule Without Everett Golson

    Quarterback Everett Golson was suspended for Notre Dame's fall term due to "poor academic judgment," according to WNDU . This leaves Notre Dame without its starting quarterback going into fall camp...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,455 reads 79 comments

  3. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Conference's Best Defenses

    Stanford was the only Pac-12 football team to be ranked among the top 20 in total defense in NCAA Div. I last season. However, that does not mean the Pac-12 lacked great defenses...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,283 reads 23 comments

  4. Why UCLA's Schedule Will Make the Bruins a Title Contender

    Sporting News just came out with its 2013 preseason rankings and UCLA checked in at No. 20: UCLA is sort of the Pac -12’s version of Texas A&M; what was ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,813 reads 17 comments

  5. Is Notre Dame a Viable Transfer Option for Former Oklahoma State QB Wes Lunt?

    Notre Dame could be an option for Wes Lunt, the former Oklahoma State quarterback who is trying to find a new school to call home...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,289 reads 14 comments

  6. Could QB Gunner Kiel Return to Notre Dame in Wake of Everett Golson's Departure?

    Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame, according to multiple sources. This is a shocking development...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 14,722 reads 55 comments

  7. Does the Pac-12 Need to Upgrade Its Bowl Tie-Ins?

    The college football bowl schedule was released this week. ESPN's Kevin Gemmel laid out the Pac -12's portion of the schedule and nothing has changed: Dec. 21, Gildan New Mexico Bowl , 2 p...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,459 reads 8 comments

  8. 4 Bowl Games Kicking off Within 1 Hour of Each Other on Jan. 1? Ridiculous

    College football fans are going to be facing major decisions on January 1, 2014. The Football Bowl Association released its 2013-14 schedule and for the second consecutive year, four bowls kick off within one hour on New Year's Day...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,445 reads 2 comments

  9. Is 2013 the Year of the JUCO in the Big 12?

    Junior college transfers are becoming the most wanted men in college football. The reason is simple—they are playing at a higher level...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 650 reads 7 comments

  10. Thursday Mailbag: Who My No. 1 Team for This Season Is (and More)

    It is Thursday, and that means it is time to open the mailbag. With fewer than 100 days until college football kicks off on August 29, the fever is starting to infect fans. We're more than halfway to the finish line...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 102 reads 0 comments

  11. How Long Will Alabama's Run Last?

    Seven years. That is how long the Southeastern Conference has dominated college football, a streak led by Alabama, which has won three of the last four BCS titles...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 12,349 reads 80 comments

  12. Analyzing How 5-Star QB Max Browne Fits into USC Trojans Offense

    What do you do with a true freshman 5-star quarterback who is competing with two more experienced players at his position? Do you start him, redshirt him or lock him in as a reserve? ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 11,390 reads 17 comments

  13. Why Did WVU Coach Dana Holgorsen Let Ivan McCartney Back on the Team?

    Is West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen desperate? Or is he just a real nice guy who wants to give kids a second chance? Maybe it's both...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,591 reads 12 comments

  14. Why the Pac-12's Larry Scott Deserves to Be the Highest Paid Commissioner

    Pac -12 commissioner Larry Scott earned more than $3 million last year, making him the highest-paid "sitting college commissioner," according to the Wall Street Journal . Scott earned every cent of that paycheck...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 379 reads 4 comments

  15. Johnny Manziel Redux: How Have Previous Heisman Winners Fared the Next Season?

    Will Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny "Football" Manziel repeat his 2012 college football performance? Or will he suffer the dreaded sophomore slump? ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,526 reads 26 comments

  16. A College Football Coach at a Small School Shouldn't Have to Skydive for Toilets

    Has it really come down to this? Eastern Michigan head coach Ron English is willing to skydive if the school can raise $60,000 to upgrade its team's bathrooms, according to an ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 959 reads 1 comments

  17. Oklahoma State Coach Mike Gundy Hurting Reputation Over Wes Lunt Transfer

    Quarterback Wes Lunt wants to transfer from Oklahoma State. Head coach Mike Gundy is allowing it, but he has reportedly put severe restrictions in place. Gundy is taking a lot of heat...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,195 reads 50 comments

  18. Is Sports Illustrated Report on Penn State Damning or Much Ado About Nothing?

    A recent Sports Illustrated report has questioned the alleged decision by Penn State athletic director David Joyner to relieve Wayne Sebastianelli of his duties...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 495 reads 36 comments

  19. Could Notre Dame Football Be Left Without a Bowl Berth?

    A 7-5 bowl-eligible Notre Dame team may be spending this December in South Bend, Ind., instead of Honolulu, Hawaii, according to an ESPN report ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,964 reads 51 comments

  20. Pac-12 Needs to Follow UCLA's Lead and Schedule More High Profile Teams

    Pac -12 teams should start paying more attention to UCLA's scheduling philosophy. It may improve the league's image. UCLA has played Tennessee, Kansas State and Texas twice in the past five years...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 420 reads 39 comments

  21. Is This Mack Brown's Last Hurrah with Texas Football?

    What, exactly, is the head coaching forecast in Austin? Fair for the next four months, with a cold front forming if Texas has another ho-hum season. Head coach Mack Brown 's contract with the University of Texas runs through 2020...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,185 reads 68 comments

  22. Why Notre Dame Was Wrong to Cancel the Michigan Series

    Notre Dame will not be playing Michigan from 2015 to 2017. The school informed Michigan in September that it is exercising its three-year out clause and is taking a hiatus from the rivalry game series that was first played in 1887...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,026 reads 18 comments

  23. No Drama at USC This Year? That's Up to Lane Kiffin

    Lane Kiffin has thought about being a high school football coach. He wasn't serious about that career path, according to the Associated Press' Ralph D. Russo : I wonder if there's something to that peace of mind...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 397 reads 43 comments

  24. Mike Gundy and Duck Dynasty? Mike Gundy and Duck Dynasty

    Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy loves Duck Dynasty . No, not that Pac -12 team that has the retina-burning uniforms and hot cheerleaders...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,787 reads 4 comments

  25. New Big 12 Starting QBs and Who Will Have the Best Debut

    For six Big 12 teams; the 2013 season will usher in a new starting quarterback. For most conferences, this would be an unsettling prospect—that's a lot of unknowns in a conference known for prolific passing attacks...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,279 reads 7 comments