A look at the stories that are trending online for January 7, 2014
New Texas football coach Charlie Strong says he’s excited to lead one of the premier programs in the country, calling the Longhorns job a dream.
With the BCS’s 15-year rule atop college football about to close, let’s take a look back at the 10 worst head coach hires of the era – and see if we can learn anything from these disasters.
Each bowl game will carry a different storyline with its game, which helps to make each game unique. Colorado State has already served up one of the more unbelievable endings we will be sure to see this bowl season, with a wild rally against Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl. If that was a preview of things to come this bowl season, hang on tight!
Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is possible if the right coach is brought in.
The Heisman Trophy will be presented Saturday evening in New York City. Winston’s name should be at the top of the list as college football’s most impressive player from the start of the season through the championship games. Everything else after that is purely a guess.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
Fresno State’s Derek Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.