James Franklin, 41, who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill O’Brien as Penn State’s newest head football coach.
Question his quarterbacking skills all you want. But when it comes to college football, the former Heisman Trophy winner knows his stuff.
Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.
With No. 1 Florida St. and second-seeded Auburn set to battle it out tonight at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena to decide college football’s national championship, Boomer and Craig took a few minutes to handicap the game and come up with a wager…
Hello, Trevor. Farewell, AJ. Trevor Knight’s final start as a freshman sent Oklahoma’s expectations soaring into 2014 while bringing a sour end to AJ McCarron’s otherwise charmed Alabama career.
Texas wants to send off coach Mack Brown a winner after 16 seasons of success. The Longhorns’ head coach is 10-4 in bowl games at Texas, and hasn’t lost one since the 2009 national championship game to Alabama.
Tommy Rees passed for 319 yards in his final college game, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals and No. 25 Notre Dame muddled through a 29-16 victory against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
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 capable if the right coach is brought in.
Texas head coach Mack Brown is retiring after 16 seasons, with his final game to be the Dec. 30 Alamo Bowl against Oregon.
Navy beat Army 34-7 on Saturday for its 12th consecutive victory in the series. Keenan Reynolds’ 29th rushing touchdown broke the single-season mark for a quarterback.
In all likelihood, Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will walk away with the prestigious award. The 19-year-old has thrown for 38 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions, completing 68 percent of his passing attempts.
Winston: “I knew I did nothing wrong. I knew I could respect the process and I’d eventually be vindicated. It was more about me being silent for my family because I didn’t want to put my family in those situations.”
The Navy Midshipmen has not only defeated Army 11 straight times — they’ve won 13 of the last 14.