Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
The five power conferences of college sports want more flexibility in providing financial support to athletes.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
University officials, who confirmed the severity of the injury on Wednesday, say Mettenberger will require surgery. His rehabilitation will take place when he would have been preparing for the NFL draft.
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.
LSU set the template for No. 5 Missouri. Keep Johnny Manziel in the middle of the field, and the Heisman Trophy winner can be contained.
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.
The rivalry has been renewed now that they’re both in the Southeastern Conference, though most of the players are too young to remember a time when their schools played annually.
Jordan Tolbert and Robert Turner led Texas Tech with 14 points apiece but the Red Raiders fell 76-64 on Thursday night in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Jake Waters and Daniel Sams each ran for two touchdowns and Waters passed for another score to lead Kansas State over No. 25 Texas Tech 49-26 on Saturday.
By now, we have taken a glance at some of the SEC’s Heisman hopefuls like Manziel, McCarron and Murray. But what about the league’s second highest-rated passer, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger?
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.