1. Big 12 Football: Conference Predictions for Every Conference Team

    Nine teams in the Big 12 received bowl berths last season. With an incredible 90 percent of its teams playing in the postseason, the Big 12 has made a statement...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 11,948 reads 46 comments

  2. Pac-12 Football: Predicting How Every Conference Team Will Finish in 2013

    Only two conferences sent two of their teams to BCS bowls last season: the Pac-12 and the SEC. Oregon beat Kansas State 35-17 in the Fiesta Bowl and Stanford beat Wisconsin 20-14 in the Rose Bowl game...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 6,134 reads 11 comments

  3. USC Football: Why the Trojans Better Not Overlook the Utah State Aggies

    USC fans are ostensibly counting on a 4-0 start before the Trojans travel to Arizona State on September 28. In the words of ESPN college football analyst Lee Corso , "not so fast, my friends...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,746 reads 48 comments

  4. Heisman Campaigns in the Preseason? Heisman Campaigns in the Preseason

    There are a little more than three weeks left until college football begins on August 29, but one aspect of the sport has already kicked off—the race for the Heisman Trophy ...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,495 reads 3 comments

  5. For Strength of Schedule's Sake, Pac-12 Has MUST Wins on Non-Conference Schedule

    If the USA Today Coaches Poll is correct, No. 1 Alabama will play No. 2 Ohio State on January 6 at the Rose Bowl in the final BCS Championship Game. In that scenario, the Pac-12 will be left out of the title game again...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,986 reads 38 comments

  6. Early Vote for College Football Comeback Player Could Be TCU QB Casey Pachall

    If TCU head football coach Gary Patterson names Casey Pachall as his starting quarterback, Pachall could be the Comeback Player of the Year in college football. Pachall has made some mistakes...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 2,791 reads 8 comments

  7. Brian Kelly's Contract Extension at Notre Dame Won't Prevent Flirting with NFL

    Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly 's agreement to a contract extension with the school is "imminent," according to an Associated Press report. Fighting Irish fans may want to tap the brakes before they start celebrating...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,622 reads 53 comments

  8. USC Football: QB Max Wittek Does Not Rule out Transferring If He Is Not Starter

    LOS ANGELES—The question had to be asked at the first day of USC's fall practice on Saturday. Because in the back of every Trojan fan's mind, it lingers...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 18,511 reads 76 comments

  9. Mailbag: Which Pac-12 Coach Will Not Be Coaching the Same Team in 2014?

    College football fans have an opportunity to ask questions about their favorite team or anything else related to college football every Thursday. David Kaufer asked a great question on Twitter...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 1,180 reads 5 comments

  10. USC Football's No. 24 Ranking in USA Today Preseason Poll Is Too Low

    USC squeaked into the USA Today Coaches' preseason poll that was released on Thursday, coming in at No. 24. This is a slap to the face of USC's football program. The Trojans are ranked below Northwestern, TCU and Boise State...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,003 reads 75 comments

  11. Stanford Football, Not Oregon, Is the True King of the Pac-12 North

    2012 was a very good year for Stanford football. The Cardinal posted a 12-2 record with victories over USC, UCLA (twice), Oregon and Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl game. The numbers suggest Stanford is the king of the Pac -12 North...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,965 reads 19 comments

  12. Oklahoma's New $75 Million Headington Hall Will Lure Football Recruits

    Recruits like flashy new things. Whether it be neon helmets, all-black uniforms or iPads available for every player in a lounge, they like new toys...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 9,073 reads 11 comments

  13. USA Today Coaches Poll: Expect Balance of Power Shifts with Big 12 Teams

    The USA Today Coaches poll will be released on Thursday, and Big 12 fans may want to prepare themselves for a major shift in the conference pecking order. Perennial powerhouses Oklahoma and Texas may be ranked lower than TCU and Oklahoma State...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,104 reads 22 comments

  14. Would Any Undefeated Pac-12 Team Earn BCS Nod over Unbeaten Alabama and Ohio St?

    The UCLA Bruins could go 13-0 this season and be left out of the BCS Championship if Alabama and Ohio State have the same record. Blame preseason polls...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 7,544 reads 92 comments

  15. Why Didn't Ohio State Completely Cut Ties with Former President Gordon Gee?

    Former Ohio State president Gordon Gee's retirement package was just announced, and it includes a five-year, $5.8 million payday, according to the Associated Press . Ohio State may have been embarrassed by Gee, but not enough to cut all ties...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,162 reads 21 comments

  16. Rushel Shell Transfer to West Virginia is a Big Get for Mountaineers

    West Virginia got some big news on July 26. Former Pittsburgh running back Rushel Shell will be transferring to West Virginia, according to an ESPN report...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 8,704 reads 4 comments

  17. Lane Kiffin's Decision to Close USC in-Season Practices to Media Penalizes Fans

    Lane Kiffin announced on July 29 that weekly practices during the football season will be closed to the media, according to the Orange County Register's Rich Hammond...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 4,854 reads 53 comments

  18. UCLA's Anthony Barr Sets the Tone for USC Rivalry with Media Day Comment

    UCLA began to shed its "gutty little Bruins'' image on November 17, 2012. On one play, linebacker Anthony Barr ended the college football career of USC quarterback Matt Barkley...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 5,627 reads 49 comments

  19. Nick Saban's Attitude on Uptempo Offenses Grating to Other Coaches

    When Nick Saban talks, the world stops revolving on its axis. Its inhabitants listen. His status among college football fans is at an all-time high. He earned it...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 13,034 reads 199 comments

  20. Pac-12 Media Day: Winners and Losers

    CULVER CITY, Calif. — Pac -12 media day was fast and flashy, just like the conference's image. Head coaches agreed that this is the league of quarterbacks. They also lobbed some proverbial softballs at each other...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 10,328 reads 21 comments

  21. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Says Oregon May Be Faster and That's a Scary Thought

    Culver City—Nothing has changed at Oregon, according to quarterback Marcus Mariota . Except there's one less voice yelling "faster, faster, faster." There is a new head coach, of course...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 10,037 reads 39 comments

  22. Lane Kiffin Will Have Only Himself to Blame by Calling Plays in 2013

    Culver City— One question was definitively answered at the Pac -12 Media Day on July 26. Head coach Lane Kiffin will be calling the plays...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,318 reads 68 comments

  23. Did the SEC Make Texas A&M Better, or Did Texas A&M Make the SEC Better?

    When Texas A&M joined the SEC last year, its fans heard the warnings from SEC fans. Welcome to big boy football, they'd say. The Aggies came, saw and conquered (almost) the entire conference...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 11,329 reads 121 comments

  24. Which College Football Teams Will be Hurt by New Targeting Rules?

    This season will be filled with tears for Big 12, Pac -12 and SEC fans. But they will not be tears of joy. The new penalties for targeting a defenseless player will be enforced in the 2013 season...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,780 reads 9 comments

  25. Big 12 Media Days: 4th-Place Preseason Prediction Shows How Far Texas Has Fallen

    The media covering the Big 12 have spoken with their ballots . Texas will finish fourth in the division. For Longhorn fans, that might as well be last place...

    Lisa Horne Written by Lisa Horne about over 1 year ago 3,940 reads 56 comments