Purdue Football Helmets to Honor Alum Neil Armstrong
If you’re watching the Purdue/Notre Dame game this weekend, you might notice something just a little different with the Boilermakers’ helmets.
College Football 2012 — Week Two Preview
Week One told us a few things. Like that Alabama is really, really good. This week, we don’t have any matchups between ranked schools, but we do have some intriguing games that should tell us a bit more about some of these teams. Wisconsin, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Florida all have challenging road games against BCS-conference opponents. Oklahoma and Stanford, who struggled last week, will try
Florida State Defensive Star Brandon Jenkins Out for Season
Less than one game into his senior year, Florida State defensive end Brandon Jenkins has already seen his season come to an end.
College Football 2012 – Week One Recap
After an off-season filled with scandal and controversy, seeing college football back on the field was a welcome sight. While early season games for Top 25 teams often feature blowouts of lesser opponents (and we certainly had several of those), this week we were also treated to a pair of matchups between Top 25 teams as well as some outstanding individual efforts. Some questions were answered, ot
Michigan RB Toussaint Suspended for Game Against Alabama
Michigan’s star running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been suspended for one game and will not make the trip with the team to Arlington, TX for the Wolverines’ big game against second-ranked Alabama at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday.
College Football 2012: Week One Preview
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. School is back in session. Everyone’s favorite team is undefeated. Every fan just knows their team is underrated and will be better than expected. And we can finally stop focusing on offseason scandals and politics. Yes, college football is finally back. With that, here is everything you need to know to be ready for week one action.
Get Familiar with the Rule Changes Coming to College Football So You’ll Be Ready for the New Season
Player safety has been a major point of emphasis at all levels of football in recent years. That trend will be noticeable with several changes coming to college football games this fall.
10 Burning Questions for the 2012 College Football Season
Andy Lyons, Getty Images College football is finally (almost) back! This is that magical time of year when every college football fan dreams of crisp fall days and really believes that his team will be “better than expected” this year. At least u ...
Alabama Dominates LSU, 21-0, To Win BCS National Championship
Second-ranked Alabama avenged its only loss of the season in a big way, shutting out #1 LSU, 21-0, in the Allstate BCS Championship Game Monday night. Alabama’s defense, which came into the game ranked first nationally in virtually every major category, showed just why it deserves to be national champions, holding the Tigers to just 92 total yards and five first downs while pitching the first shut
NCAA College Football Bowl Recap — Dec. 31-Jan. 8
While we can argue about whether or not the right teams were playing, it was hard to argue with the excitement of the BCS bowl games so far. Three of the four were decided either in the last seconds of regulation (Rose Bowl) or in overtime (Fiesta and Sugar bowls), while the fourth (Orange Bowl) shattered virtually every bowl game record on the books for offensive statistics. But the non-BCS games
Everything You Need to Know for the BCS National Championship
ALLSTATE BCS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: #1 Louisiana State (13-0) vs. #2 Alabama (11-1)
Penn State to Hire New England Patriots Offensive Coordinator Bill O’Brien as New Head Coach
Penn State is preparing to turn at least one page in the darkest chapter in school history, as ESPN reports the school has chosen New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien as the Nittany Lions’ new head coach. The official announcement is expected to come Saturday, but sources report that the deal is done and that O’Brien will officially resume his new role as soon as the Patriots se
West Virginia Crushes Clemson, 70-26, In Orange Bowl, Destroys Bowl Records
Clemson led West Virginia 17-14 after the first quarter of the Orange Bowl. But from that point on, it was all Mountaineers as West Virginia shattered record after record on their way to a 70-26 victory.
Michigan Outlasts Virginia Tech, 23-20 in Overtime, To Win Sugar Bowl
For the second time in as many nights, a missed field goal in overtime proved to be the deciding factor in a BCS bowl game. Michigan edged Virginia Tech, 23-20, after Hokies kicker Justin Myer missed a 37-yard field goal in the first overtime, allowing Michigan to kick a field goal of its own for the win moments later.
Oklahoma State Edges Stanford, 41-38, In Overtime to Win Fiesta Bowl
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck saved the best for last, going 27 for 31 for 347 yards and two touchdowns in what was probably his last college football game. But his stellar effort wasn’t enough as Cardinal kicker Jordan Williamson missed three field goals — including one at the end of regulation and another in overtime — and opened the door for Oklahoma State’s exciting 41-38 overtime win in Mo
Everything You Need to Know for the Orange Bowl
Streeter Lecka, Getty Images DISCOVER ORANGE BOWL: #23 West Virginia (9-3) vs. #15 Clemson (10-3) West Virginia closed the season on a three-game winning streak to win the Big East championship. While this may or may not be the Mountaineers’ final year in the Big East (depending on the outcome of two pending lawsuits), West Virginia is more than happy to represent the conference one last time in t
Oregon Squeaks By Wisconsin, 45-38, In Rose Bowl Shootout
The Rose Bowl between #5 Oregon and #10 Wisconsin was expected to be a shootout, and the two teams lived up to the hype in the highest scoring Rose Bowl in history. Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas had just two carries, but made them count on touchdown runs of 91 and 64 yards and the Ducks scored 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to secure a 45-38 victory.
Everything You Need to Know for the Sugar Bowl
While most of the BCS drama focused on the final poll and whether Alabama or Oklahoma State should face LSU in the championship game, the Sugar Bowl was not without its own share of controversy.
NCAA College Football Bowl Recap — Dec. 24-30
The second week of bowl season usually features some exciting games, and this year was no exception. Many of the games this week gave us wild plays, last-second finishes, great individual performances and, in the case of the Alamo Bowl, the kind of unstoppable offense that would make Bo Jackson in Super Tecmo Bowl proud. Here are all the highlights from the last week in college football.
Everything You Need to Know for the Fiesta Bowl
Although a late-season loss at Iowa State and a handful of poll votes kept Oklahoma State out of the national championship game, the Cowboys can still make their case for national respect, playing on the biggest stage in school history.