1. Big East Football's Future: Are 10 or 11 Conference Games a Reality?

    West Virginia AD Oliver Luck is not afraid to speak his mind. When he realized Bill Stewart could never lead the Mountaineers to a championship, he crafted a plan to rid WVU of the Mouth of Morgantown...

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  2. College Football 2011: The 20 Spring Practice Sites We'd Like To Spy on Most

    It has become more common in recent years for coaches to close spring college football practices. It cuts down on distractions and allows for a level of privacy that many coaches desire...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about almost 4 years ago 7,821 reads 53 comments

  3. WVU Football: Breaking Down the Mountaineers' 2011 Schedule

    West Virginia's 2011 football schedule was recently released, and after an initial look at the slate, it's not clear what kind of season the Mountaineers will have. WVU's first five games are all non-conference matchups...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about almost 4 years ago 2,443 reads 4 comments

  4. College Football: To Cement Their Legacies, These 10 Coaches Need a Title

    Do coaches really care about their legacy? You darn well better believe it. Paul "Bear" Bryant was a hard-nosed, demanding coach, but he also cherished the fact he won six national ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about almost 4 years ago 3,044 reads 24 comments

  5. SEC Dominance? Here Are 10 Teams That Could End the Run

    Has it really been five straight for the SEC? That's right. Starting with Urban Meyer's Florida Gators in 2006 up to Gene Chizik's Auburn Tigers in 2010, the SEC has owned the BCS championship...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about almost 4 years ago 3,161 reads 36 comments

  6. Bowl Matchups 2010-11: Ranking the Defenses of the BCS Bowl Teams

    The belief that defense wins championships may be true most of the time. In this year's BCS Championship Game it will be the offenses of No. 1 Auburn and No. 2 Oregon on display most of the evening...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,944 reads 17 comments

  7. Bowl Matchups 2010-11: Power Ranking the Offenses of the BCS Bowl Teams

    When you pit nine of the best teams in the nation—and Connecticut—against each other, it goes without saying that you are comparing some of the best talent in college football...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 2,774 reads 15 comments

  8. Miami Hurricanes: Did They Hit a Home Run by Hiring Al Golden?

    Miami AD Kirby Hocutt promised a home run hire to replace Randy Shannon. Is Temple's Al Golden enough splash? For some Hurricanes' fans it won't be enough. Some will feel it's not much of an upgrade over Shannon...

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  9. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: UCLA's Neuheisel Just Can't Stay Away

    This late in the year you're not going to get much movement at the top of the Hot Seat Rankings, unless of course coaches resign or get fired...

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  10. West Virginia Football: Bill Stewart's Coaching Future off Life Support

    It has only taken 10 games to figure this out: West Virginia can be both awesome and lifeless at the same time...

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  11. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Indiana's Lynch Next on Chopping Block?

    Soon after posting the hot-seat rankings last week and placing Dan Hawkins on top, Colorado fired the embattled coach. So who will get the kiss of death this week? New Mexico's Mike Locksley is an easy target...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 2,534 reads 12 comments

  12. College Football Rankings: 10 Teams That Will Upset the Apple Cart

    It's the time of year when college football memories are made. Remember when four-touchdown underdog Pittsburgh went into Morgantown and crushed West Virginia's hopes of playing ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 4,079 reads 50 comments

  13. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Hawkins' Era Coming to an End In Boulder

    It wasn't going to be easy to knock New Mexico's Mike Locksley from the top spot, but it has happened. The Lobos actually recorded a victory over Wyoming. Meanwhile, a coach to be named later, who probably won't be residing in Boulder, Colorado...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 2,636 reads 4 comments

  14. BCS Rankings: Ten Reasons Why TCU Is the Best-Coached Team in America

    For TCU, it all could have fallen apart with a tough road game at Utah on Saturday. The Mountain West Conference championship, along with an outside shot of playing for the BCS ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 1,088 reads 28 comments

  15. College Football: Predicting the Most Shocking BCS Rankings on Sunday

    For the past few weeks, college football fans — along with college coaches and players — have huddled around the TV each Sunday night to watch the latest BCS Rankings as they were unveiled on ESPN...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,553 reads 5 comments

  16. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Hello, Brian Kelly

    This week's Hot Seat has a number of new faces, including Notre Dame's Brian Kelly, who is struggling big-time in his first year in South Bend...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 4,292 reads 74 comments

  17. WVU Football: Top Choices To Replace Bill Stewart

    Driving home from work Friday evening, I listened to the West Virginia-Connecticut pre-game show. When Tony Caridi, voice of the Mountaineers, asked coach Bill Stewart how WVU would ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 10,924 reads 86 comments

  18. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: WVU's Bill Stewart Makes Another Cameo

    The count is up to two. That's right, two coaches who were pretty much staples on the hot seat this season have been fired. First it was Minnesota's Tim Brewster, and now North Texas ended the Todd Dodge experiment...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 4,029 reads 17 comments

  19. WVU-Syracuse: Better Coach Comes Out on Top

    Frustrated? Of course. Surprised? Not in the least. You can trace today's WVU loss to Syracuse to Jan. 4, 2008—the day former AD Ed Pastilong and W.Va. Gov...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 2,541 reads 13 comments

  20. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Locksley, Wulff, Hawkins, Who Gets It Next?

    At least one coach who has been on the hot seat all season can finally come off for good. Following Minnesota's sixth consecutive loss (28-17 to Purdue), the university fired embattled coach Tim Brewster...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,115 reads 45 comments

  21. BCS Rankings 2010: Breaking Down the West Virginia Mountaineers

    It's highly unlikely West Virginia's players and coaches sat around all day concerned about where the Mountaineers would rank in the first BCS Rankings 2010...

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  22. BCS Rankings 2010: 11 Teams Rooting Against Notre Dame the Rest of the Way

    We've all heard how a good Notre Dame team is good for college football. Actually, the Irish have been pretty average since about 1994, and college football is as strong as ever...

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  23. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: One Loss Means Rich Rodriguez Is On Notice

    Where are all of the Ron Zook haters now? OK, Zook may not lead Illinois to a bowl game, and when all is said and done he may be done in Champaign, but this weekend's upset at Penn ...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,055 reads 25 comments

  24. WVU vs. UNLV: Trying to Get Excited About Saturday's Game

    West Virginia is apparently paying UNLV around $750,000 to travel across the country for an apparent throttling by the heavily favored Mountaineers. This is far cheaper than the $1...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 526 reads 6 comments

  25. College Football Hot Seat Rankings: Mark Richt of Georgia Jumps to Top of List

    A win here and a loss there is all it takes to get on or off the coaching hot seat each week. Colorado's Dan Hawkins, a man who appeared destined for unemployment, is 3-1 and has a shot at getting the Buffaloes into a bowl game...

    Tom Perry Written by Tom Perry about 4 years ago 3,662 reads 19 comments