1. BCS Rankings: Houston Cougars Deserve National Championship Game Spot

    The BCS standings and National Championship Game matchup were thrown into utter disarray this weekend, as pretty much every non-SEC team with hopes of playing in the National Championship Game lost...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 2,349 reads 10 comments

  2. Iowa State Shocks Oklahoma State, Plunges BCS Standings into Chaos

    Wow. That's really all that anyone can say and think right now after witnessing perhaps the most monumental upset of the season...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 392 reads 1 comments

  3. Bob Davie Has Potential to Turn New Mexico Lobos into Winners

    The New Mexico Lobos have been the worst team in FBS-level college football over the last three seasons, to put it bluntly. So far this season the Lobos have only one win and posted identical 1-11 records each of the previous two seasons...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 1,515 reads 3 comments

  4. Arkansas State Football: Hugh Freeze Deserves Coach of the Year Award

    Author's Note: This is the fifth in a five-part series detailing coaches who deserve Coach of the Year Award consideration for the jobs they have done this season in turning around once-dismal programs ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 1,048 reads 3 comments

  5. Big East Expansion: Demands BYU Should Make Before Joining

    The Big East Conference is making a strong push to add BYU, and talk surrounding this push has increased in the past few days...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 1,225 reads 20 comments

  6. Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin Deserves Coach of the Year Consideration

    Author's Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series detailing coaches who deserve Coach of the Year Award consideration for the jobs they have done this season in turning around once-dismal programs ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 691 reads 5 comments

  7. Wyoming's Dave Christensen Deserves Coach of the Year Consideration

    Author's Note: This is the third in a five-part series detailing coaches who deserve Coach of the Year Award consideration for the jobs they have done this season in turning around once-dismal programs ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 490 reads 1 comments

  8. Louisiana-Lafayette's Mark Hudspeth Deserves Coach of the Year Consideration

    Author's Note: This is the second in a five-part series detailing coaches who deserve Coach of the Year Award consideration for the jobs they have done this season in turning around once-dismal programs ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 1,432 reads 4 comments

  9. Why Eastern Michigan's Ron English Deserves Coach of the Year Consideration

    Author's Note: This is the first in a five-part series detailing coaches who deserve Coach of the Year Award consideration for the jobs they have done this season in turning around once-dismal programs ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 1,839 reads 1 comments

  10. Idaho Vandals Running Backs Provide Bright Spot in Blowout Loss

    It's difficult to find positives in a blowout loss, especially when the loss drops your team's overall record to 2-8...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 326 reads 0 comments

  11. BYU Basketball: Utah State Loss Shows Need for Improvement in Perimeter Play

    The BYU Cougars and Utah State Aggies both faced rebuilding projects this season after losing several of their key players to graduation. Their matchup yesterday showed just how large of an impact those losses have had, especially on BYU...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 206 reads 3 comments

  12. Washington State Football: Is Coach Paul Wulff Back on the Hot Seat?

    During his first three seasons as the head coach of the Washington State Cougars, Paul Wulff amassed a record of 5-32. Despite repeated calls for him to be fired, Wulff was allowed to return for a fourth season as head coach...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 663 reads 0 comments

  13. Joe Paterno Fired: Timing of His Departure Both Right and Wrong

    Joe Paterno 's tenure as head football coach at Penn State ended on a sour note, as he was fired Wednesday...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 699 reads 2 comments

  14. Big East Expansion: Will UCF Scandal Affect Expansion Plans?

    The University of Central Florida Knights had the kind of day yesterday that they wish they could forget...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 4,793 reads 13 comments

  15. Big East Expansion: Pros and Cons of Possible BYU Move to the Big East

    It's no secret that the Big East conference and BYU are currently in talks with one another about possibly adding BYU to the conference as a football-only member...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 2,689 reads 6 comments

  16. Bowl Projections: Will the Iowa State Cyclones Make a Bowl This Season?

    Iowa State never has been a football powerhouse, but since hiring Paul Rhoads as head coach in 2009, the Cyclones have posted a respectable 17-17 record...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 804 reads 0 comments

  17. Kansas State Wildcats: QB Collin Klein Is the Toughest Player in the Nation

    Kansas State may have lost a thriller to Oklahoma State, but the blame for that shouldn't be directed anywhere near Kansas State QB Collin Klein ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 852 reads 1 comments

  18. Baltimore Ravens Have Talent, Lack Mental Toughness

    Right now there is no team in the NFL more enigmatic than the Baltimore Ravens . They have convincing wins over the Steelers , Jets and Texans, yet their two losses so far ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 441 reads 3 comments

  19. Big East Expansion: Why Isn't ECU Getting More Consideration?

    Boise State, Air Force, Navy, Army, Houston, SMU, and UCF. All of these schools have been talked about as serious contenders to join the Big East Conference— a conference that's looking to expand...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 6,549 reads 82 comments

  20. San Jose State TE Ryan Otten Not Getting the National Recognition He Deserves

    The John Mackey Award is given annually to the top tight end in FBS football. The list of recipients includes such notable names as Dallas Clark, Heath Miller and Marcedes Lewis...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 792 reads 4 comments

  21. College Football: Ranking All 15 FCS Conferences

    FCS football has 14 different conferences, plus a group of four independents. Eight weeks through the season, the contenders are beginning to separate from the pretenders, and a ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 3,711 reads 2 comments

  22. LSU vs. Alabama: We Know About Those SEC Defenses, but What About the Offenses?

    LSU vs. Alabama is being hyped as a "Game of the Century," and much of the allure of this particular game comes from the fact that both of these SEC defenses are ranked in the top five in almost every category...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  23. Sun Belt Football: Can Western Kentucky Earn First Bowl Invite?

    In 2002, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers won the FCS football championship (formerly known as I-AA). A few short years later, the program decided to move up to the FBS level. Since that ascension, few things have gone right for the Hilltoppers...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 734 reads 0 comments

  24. Riley Nelson Proving Why He's BYU's Starting QB, Even in Defeat

    Recurring nightmares are quite common in the sports world and are a constant source of pain for fans. Whether it be your favorite team losing in the playoffs to the same team every ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 540 reads 2 comments