1. With great fanfare 19 years ago, Joe Paterno of Penn State became the first coach to win every major bowl (Rose, Sugar, Orange, Fiesta and, for you oldsters, the Cotton). With a lot less fanfare, Bob Stoops of Oklahoma has a chance to match Paterno if the No.
about 702 days ago | Ivan Maisel | Florida State Seminoles
The hits keep coming for the Pac-12. First, the nation's deepest and most ambitious conference in terms of scheduling gets just one BCS bowl team. Then it doesn't have a Heisman Trophy finalist, even with two candidates who are superior to the players who were invited.
We're still 11 days from the first bowls, but that doesn't mean we can't talk about them. Here's some bowl chatter - and some other stuff - from across the SEC. Check out the gift bounty that will be available to the players for participating in the various bowl games.
about 718 days ago | David Ching | Texas A&M Aggies
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Finally we've stumbled upon an award that likely won't cause too much debate. Well, maybe. One can dream, right? Whether you believe Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron deserves an invite to New York for the Heisman Trophy or not, it's hard to argue with his winning the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Monday.
about 719 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Might be a good idea for Jordan Lynch to shop for flights to New York. Connor Cook used the time during the bye week to watch extra film on Nebraska ahead of Michigan State's huge showdown on Saturday.
about 744 days ago | Austin Ward | Penn State Nittany Lions
1. On the ESPNU College Football podcast on Tuesday, I asked Tom Luginbill, our Senior National Recruiting Analyst, to name the head coaches who are the best in the living room, the guys who do the best job of convincing mama to give them her baby.
Quality over quantity, right? After a relatively uninteresting slate of games last weekend, there are two very telling conference matchups this weekend. Iowa-Minnesota and Ohio State-Wisconsin are must-watch games for any Big Ten fan.
about 791 days ago | Josh Moyer | Ohio State Buckeyes
We're past the quarter pole of the Big Ten season, and the predictions race is all even at 40-6. It's Week 5 on the schedule, but there are only four games involving Big Ten teams, as half of the league is off.
about 793 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes