1. San Francisco 49ers: The Best Secondary in the NFL for 2013?

    The San Francisco 49ers secondary was excellent for most of 2012. Perhaps their biggest letdown came against the Patriots during Week 15 of the regular season, when they were almost outplayed in the second half of that game...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 1 year ago 7,840 reads 52 comments

  2. Oregon Ducks Lose Coach: Did Chip Kelly Leave to Avoid Sanctions?

    Chip Kelly is off to the NFL according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen . He is the guy the Philadelphia Eagles really wanted...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 1 year ago 6,445 reads 24 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: 2013 NFL Draft with Compensatory Picks

    First of all, congratulation to the 49ers for getting to the NFC Championship game. And...congratulations to the team for winning their division. Great effort. The 49ers have tons of picks in 2013...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 1 year ago 34,674 reads 85 comments

  4. Pac-12 Football: Eight Teams Will Go Bowling, the Most in Pac-12 History

    Nine Teams? No! But the Pac-12 just might send eight teams to bowl games this year—something never done before. To be fair, it has been a short history so far, but 8 teams from 1 conference is still great...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about almost 2 years ago 727 reads 4 comments

  5. UCLA Football: The Bruins Could Go into October with a 5-0 Record

    UCLA played well against a good Rice team in their opening weekend, then went on to thrash No.16 Nebraska in week two, and followed it up in week three when the offense stumbled just a bit against Houston (but the Bruins still won by a large margin)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 844 reads 4 comments

  6. UCLA Football: Was UCLA's Offense Playing Peek-a-Boo Against Houston?

    What a difference a week can make. The Bruins looked sharp against a tough Nebraska and sloppy versus an "easy" Houston. The Bruins punked the then-No.16 Nebraska Cornhuskers in the second game of the year...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,710 reads 1 comments

  7. Houston at UCLA: Latest Spread Info, Injuries, and Prediction

    UCLA upset Nebraska last week and goes for a 3-0 start under Coach Mora when it hosts Houston Saturday night (10:30 pm Eastern)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,289 reads 0 comments

  8. UCLA Football: Is DC Lou Spanos Better Than DeWayne Walker?

    Lou Spanos is UCLA's Defensive Coordinator. Have you heard much about Lou? That's what I thought. Me either—until after those adjustments against Nebraska last week...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,064 reads 0 comments

  9. UCLA Football: The Top 5 2013 NFL Draft Prospects from UCLA

    Quick....who was the last first-round NFL draft pick from UCLA? Come on...it was a tight end in 2006 who went to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Still don't know? It's okay, you can look at the picture...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 3,337 reads 7 comments

  10. Pac-12 Football: Mid-September Pac-12 Recruiting Rankings for 2013

    I keep saying "look out for UCLA." The Bruins are coming! If not this year, then next. The Bruins top this recruiting list (for gains) again this month. UCLA will be No. 2 in recruiting in the Pac-12 by February 2013...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 3,567 reads 11 comments

  11. UCLA Football: Do the Bruins Lead the Style-Points Battle in the Pac-12?

    UCLA jumped into the AP Poll. The Bruins are now No. 22. Should UCLA be higher? Only because Nebraska was No. 16. And Rice kicked butt this weekend. Forget where UCLA is ranked in the AP Poll; how do they rank within the PXII South? USC is No...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 601 reads 2 comments

  12. UCLA Week Two: Can QB Brett Hundley and the Bruins Upset Nebraska at Home?

    When Nebraska and UCLA clash this weekend at 4:30 PM (PST), it is a game that most football fans expect the Cornhuskers to win. No...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,446 reads 29 comments

  13. UCLA Football: Falsely Reported Win over Oregon Is a Sign of Times to Come

    The Associated Press accidentally sent a dummy story through the wire reporting that UCLA beat Oregon last Saturday, Aug 25th in the opening week of college football, as reported by Deadspin (h/t Graham Watson of Yahoo! Sports)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,706 reads 38 comments

  14. 2013 Football Recruiting: Mid-August Pac-12 Recruiting Rankings

    Probable April 2013 Pac-12 Recruiting Headlines: 1. UCLA's recruiting surprises the Pac-12. 2. What happened to Oregon's recruiting? 3. USC's recruiting is unbelievable! 4. Washington out-recruits Oregon...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 4,659 reads 41 comments

  15. Penn State Football: How Many Players Have Transferred or Decommitted?

    The new Penn State coaching staff will have to deal with situation "EXODUS." Updated: 8-5-12 for Justin Brown and Will Fuller Updated: 8-7-21 for Zach Bradshaw Updated: 8-8-12 ...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 14,902 reads 7 comments

  16. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Wide Receivers: USC Dominates the Conference

    There is a good reason why USC is projected to be the preseason No. 1 team in the nation this year. They have the best quarterback in the country and he is protected by one of the best offensive lines in the nation...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,026 reads 12 comments

  17. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Tight Ends: What Is a Fourier Transform?

    A Fourier [foor-ee-ey] transform is a mathematical function that expresses the function of time as a function of frequency. But at UCLA, it is Joseph Fauria [foor-ee-ey]...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,445 reads 8 comments

  18. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Running Backs: Where Are Curtis McNeal and USC?

    Many analysts will look at last year’s football statistics and give you their preseason picks based on who is returning and where they rated in the previous season...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,636 reads 14 comments

  19. USC's Run for the 2012 National Championship: Running in the Redd

    Silas Redd is an All-Big-Ten Second Team running back who plays for Penn State. There is no doubt he is a great running back. As a sophomore in 2011, Silas ran for 1,241 total yards and ranked 29th nationally for running backs (with 95 YPG)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,781 reads 12 comments

  20. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Quarterback: Matt Barkley Is the Conference Favorite

    That article title is an understatement. USC’s quarterback Matt Barkley is actually a favorite to win the Heisman Trophy and several other awards...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,475 reads 0 comments

  21. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Centers: USC's Khaled Holmes Leads the Conference

    Is it possible that an offensive center could win the Outland Trophy as best lineman in the nation? Or the Pac-12's best lineman award in the Morris Trophy ? It is if your name is Khaled Holmes...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,362 reads 4 comments

  22. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Offensive Guards: Why USC Isn't First Team

    USC is projected to be the preseason number one team in the nation this year. Quarterback Matt Barkley is the Heisman favorite. To achieve this level of consideration, USC must have a great offensive line...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 107 reads 2 comments

  23. 2012 All Pac-12 Picks for Offensive Tackles: Why USC Has the Best Pair

    It is not surprising that USC has two of the top offensive tackles in the Pac-12. Stanford is a close second with a pair of really good bookends...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 2,227 reads 2 comments

  24. Pac-12 Recruiting, Who's Left: Best of the Rest from the West (4-Stars)

    There are at least 34 '2013' 4-star prospects from the western states who have not commited as of mid-July. USC only has a few more open slots, so the 'Trojan 4-and-5-star feasting' is nearly over...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 1,863 reads 0 comments

  25. 2013 Football Recruiting: Mid-July Pac-12 Recruiting Rankings

    Here are the current July 10th Scout.com recruiting standings that highlight the Pac-12 rankings. USC being on top is not a surprise. Washington and UCLA moving so far up are both a surprise...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about 2 years ago 5,342 reads 23 comments