1. Mailbag Q&A: What's Up with the West Virginia Mountaineers?

    West Virginia held its annual spring game last Saturday, and the blue squad (defense) defeated the gold squad (offense) 41-33. Most coaches would be thrilled that the defense dominated any type of game since, you know...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,816 reads 9 comments

  2. Never Say Never, Sure, but Oklahoma Will Never Leave the Big 12 for Big Ten

    Interesting news came out of the Omaha World-Herald this week regarding the Big Ten reportedly looking at a few schools as targets for future expansion: As a sidenote , two ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,479 reads 32 comments

  3. Does Les Miles Have a Point About Not Wanting to Play Florida?

    The SEC head coaches held a teleconference with the media Wednesday and one of the talking points was LSU head coach Les Miles ' continued mission to remove Florida as LSU's permanent cross-division opponent...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 285 reads 15 comments

  4. College Football Playoff 2014: Will Selection Committee Be as Bland as the Name?

    The suits in charge of the BCS have been hard at work all spring coming up with a name for your new college football playoff system. And after what surely must have been spirited discussions, the suits decided on the name...

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  5. The Insider's Guide to Oregon Football's Offense

    Speed kills in football. But how, exactly, does it kill? Sometimes simplicity is the best formula, and Oregon has that philosophy down to a science. The Ducks really don't run a complicated offense, but they do run it almost flawlessly...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 10,562 reads 10 comments

  6. Will the ACC's Grant of Media Rights Deal Really Stop Further Realignment?

    The Atlantic Coast Conference presidents on Monday approved an agreement that basically ensures that the league controls all the schools' media rights through the 2026-27 season...

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  7. What UCLA Fans Should Expect from the Bruins' Spring Football Game

    College football fans usually have high expectations every spring, but Bruin fans should have even higher expectations than normal when they converge on the Rose Bowl this Saturday for UCLA's spring game...

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  8. Why Washington Will Be a Player in Football This Year

    Who let the dogs out? Steve Sarkisian and his Washington Huskies did over spring practice. Sort of. While defense dominated Saturday's spring game, there's a good reason for ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,480 reads 15 comments

  9. No Reason to Panic over USC Losing 4-Star OL Commitment

    USC fans received a little bit of shocking news over the weekend when 4-star lineman Casey Tucker (Hamilton High, Chandler, Ariz.) officially opened up his recruitment...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,319 reads 19 comments

  10. Pac-12 Football's Dark-Horse Heisman Candidates for 2013

    We are a little less than eight months away from the 2013 Heisman Trophy award presentation. Texas A&M quarterback Johhny Manziel, the 2012 winner, will certainly be a front-runner, ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,202 reads 16 comments

  11. Why West Virginia Is Best Transfer Option for Ex-Florida State QB Clint Trickett

    Florida State quarterback Clint Trickett is transferring, according to ESPN and other media outlets, and is reportedly considering South Florida and West Virginia...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,537 reads 8 comments

  12. Tracing the Evolution of the Heisman Trophy Award

    Almost 70 years ago, Doc Blanchard (1945) and Glenn Davis (1946) won back-to-back Heisman Trophies for Army. Back in the day, the running game equaled power football. And it still does...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,161 reads 4 comments

  13. How Should College Football Coaches Handle 'Negative Recruiting'?

    Recruiting is a difficult and tough business. And college football recruiting has become more cutthroat as the jackpot bulges with astronomical payouts to schools in BCS bowls...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,060 reads 1 comments

  14. UCLA Football: Is Pitt RB Transfer Rushel Shell a Difference Maker?

    Pittsburgh running back Rushel Shell has reportedly decided to transfer to UCLA. Both ESPN and the Los Angeles Times are reporting that the freshman will be taking his talents to Westwood , Calif...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,631 reads 0 comments

  15. Do Spring Football Games Have an Impact on Top 25 Preseason Rankings?

    We flock to them like pilgrims. College football spring games are an important annual celebration of the quasi-halfway mark between the end of college football and the beginning of a new season...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,669 reads 6 comments

  16. Pros and Cons of Running a 2-QB System in College Football

    Right about now, a number of college football coaches are starting to mull over using a two-quarterback system...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,406 reads 2 comments

  17. New Documents Show Oregon Football Could Be in Deep Trouble

    A report outlining new details in the NCAA's investigation of the Oregon Ducks football program was made public by KATU-TV on Monday...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 41,423 reads 155 comments

  18. Breaking Down USC Football's Official Post-Spring Depth Chart

    USC head football coach Lane Kiffin released a post-spring game depth chart on Monday and there weren't a lot of surprises...

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  19. USC Football: Marqise Lee Wants to Catch Every Ball in 2013 and He's Not Kidding

    LOS ANGELES—The Trojans' spring game is over and now the four-month countdown until the first college football game of the season kicks off on August 29 has started...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,157 reads 8 comments

  20. USC Football Spring Game 2013: Pedal-to-the-Metal Offense Impresses, QBs Shine

    Los Angeles, Calif—On an overcast day in front of 15,284 anxious fans in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC closed out its spring camp with the Cardinal offense beating the White defense, 42-36...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,628 reads 9 comments

  21. Will Notre Dame Transfer QB Gunner Kiel Thrive at Cincinnati?

    Gunner Kiel has found a home. The former Indiana commit, former LSU commit and soon-to-be-former Notre Dame freshman quarterback has reportedly decided to transfer from Notre Dame to Cincinnati...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,547 reads 19 comments

  22. USC Football: Making the Case to Turn Receiver Marqise Lee into a Cornerback

    LOS ANGELES—On Thursday the USC Trojans held their last spring practice before their spring game this Saturday and two things jumped out right away, even to the most casual observer...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,768 reads 15 comments

  23. Why the Oregon Ducks Are the Most Balanced Team in the Pac-12

    When you think of a balanced team, you think of a team that is equally strong on both sides of the ball. There is a lot of balance in the Pac -12—without a couple of teams—yet ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,699 reads 26 comments

  24. Big 12 Football's Dark-Horse Heisman Candidates for 2013

    Since 2000, four Big 12 football players have won the Heisman trophy: Eric Crouch (Nebraska), Jason White (Oklahoma), Sam Bradford (Oklahoma) and Robert Griffin III (Baylor)...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,932 reads 13 comments

  25. Which Pac-12 Football Program Is Headed in the Wrong Direction?

    Twelve years. That's how long it's been since the Washington Huskies have appeared in a Rose Bowl game. That number also represents a span of time in which Seattle has seen four ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,605 reads 29 comments