Measures for success vary between programs. While nothing less than a conference championship and potential berth in the College Football Playoff will suffice for the game’s upper echelon, reaching a bowl game is a major milestone for a much larger section of the college football landscape. Each Power Five conference has at least one program […]
Defending national champion Ohio State was a runaway choice to repeat as Big Ten champion in Cleveland.com’s preseason poll. It’s almost assured the Buckeyes will be a unanimous No. 1 when the Big Ten media days projections are released later this week. With all of one Big Ten loss in the last three seasons, not […]
Wake Forest football is an odd target for barbs, given the Demon Deacons are seven years removed from their last bowl appearance, finished 2014 3-9 and had the nation’s worst scoring offense save only SMU. And yet, here is poor Wake in the headlines because of it’s been mocked by Stephen Colbert and Indiana head […]
In this, the final week of January, conference play is in full swing around the nation, and the stakes only rise in the top college basketball games from here on out. Bubbles are starting to form around the college basketball landscape. Wednesday’s action features a few possible Big Dance participants with opportunities to head into […]
A 71-39 thrashing at Utah Sunday sent UCLA to 0-2 in Pac-12 play and 8-7 overall, virtually ensuring the Bruins will not qualify for the 2015 NCAA Tournament barring a run through the conference tournament. In that score — 71-39 — all the frustrations of a program playing in a half-empty arena, competing as much […]
When Indiana beat Missouri Saturday in Columbia, 31-27, it was the Hoosiers first defeat of a ranked opponent since 2006. The bigger picture for the Hoosiers after knocking off the defending SEC East champion and nation’s No. 18 team is the new milestone they’ve reached under head coach Kevin Wilson.
Welcome to the first College Football Huddle Writer Roundtable. Every Friday, college football writers sound off on the topic of the week. This week’s discussion: 2014-15 bowl outlooks for five teams that had their postseason bubbles burst in 2013. Is it buy or sell on bowl bids for the Tennessee Volunteers, West Virginia Mountaineers, Indiana […]