UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley looks to pass during the first half of the Bruins' 44-30 victory over Washington on Saturday in Seattle. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

UCLA Among Big Movers In AP Top 25 Poll

Baylor, Arizona State and Ohio State all took big steps forward in The Associated Press college football poll after big wins, while UCLA moved up four spots to No. 14.

11/09/2014

UCLA v Washington

No. 18 UCLA Stays Undefeated On Road, Beat Washington 44-30

Slowing down UCLA’s Brett Hundley was going to be a difficult task for Washington even with dismissed cornerback Marcus Peters and star pass rusher Hau’oli Kikaha in the lineup.

11/08/2014

Washington's Marcus Peters is seen prior to a game earlier this season in Seattle. The junior cornerback has been dismissed from the Huskies, leaving them with a young defensive secondary when they face No. 18 UCLA on Saturday.(credit:  Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

UCLA Will Face Young Secondary After Washington Dismisses Peters

When UCLA visits Washington on Saturday, the Bruins will face three freshmen and a sophomore starter in the Huskies’ secondary.

11/06/2014

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 01: Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers rushes 2 yards for a touchdown against Chief Brown #8 of the Mississippi Rebels as the Rebels held a 24-21 lead in the third quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Oxford, Mississippi. Auburn defeated Mississippi 35-31. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s Campaign Fueled By Road Victories

Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.

11/06/2014

Running back Myles Jack #30 of the UCLA Bruins reaches the football over the goal line for a touchdown as cornerback Kenneth Crawley #2 of the Colorado Buffaloes during the third quarter at Folsom Field on October 25, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The Bruins defeated the Buffaloes 40-37 in double overtime. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

2 Multi-Position Players To Meet As UCLA’s Jack Faces Washington’s Thompson

At some point this Saturday, Washington’s Shaq Thompson will almost assuredly take a handoff, get through the pileup at the line of scrimmage and run headlong into UCLA’s Myles Jack.

11/04/2014

WACO, TX - NOVEMBER 01: Devin Chafin #28 of the Baylor Bears runs the ball against Ben Heeney #31 of the Kansas Jayhawks at McLane Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From Pretenders

Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.

11/04/2014

Paul Perkins #24 of the UCLA Bruins carres the ball during the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Rose Bowl on November 23, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 25 UCLA Sees Must-Win Game vs No. 14 Arizona

With No. 25 UCLA’s season getting grimmer by the week, Brett Hundley and coach Jim Mora just couldn’t bring themselves to embrace the usual football clichΘs about No. 14 Arizona’s visit to the Rose Bowl.

10/31/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 18: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs throws against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: TCU’s Trevone Boykin This Year’s Hidden Gem

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.

10/30/2014

Head coach Steve Sarkisian of the USC Trojans on the sidelines during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Trojans defeatred the Wildcats 28-26. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sarkisian Laments USC’s Lack Of Finishing Touch

Southern California has held a narrow lead in the final moments of a conference game four times this season.

10/29/2014

Nikola Jovanovic #32 of the USC Trojans passes under pressure from Dustin Thomas #13 of the Colorado Buffaloes during a first-round game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Colorado won 59-56. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

USC Will Rely On Newcomers For Hopes Of Improved Season

Southern California has no seniors, just three juniors and two eligible transfers in coach Andy Enfield’s second season.

10/29/2014

Zach LaVine #14 of the UCLA Bruins reacts after a foul during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Florida Gators at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Inexperienced UCLA Basketball Will Lean On Newcomers

Four starters lost, including three to the NBA draft. A slew of newcomers. There’s some instability at UCLA.

10/29/2014

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 18: Rakeem Cato #12 of the Marshall Thundering Herd is pursued by Giovani Francois #9 of the Florida International Panthers as he scrambles out of the pocket with the ball on October 18, 2014 at FIU Stadium in Miami, Florida.Marshall defeated Florida International 45-13. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Marshall’s Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New York

As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.

10/29/2014

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 25: Preston Smith #91 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates a sack during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Is There Really An SEC Bias Problem?

Is there is a bias toward the SEC that continues to have an impact on the polls? The thought has been around for some time now, but at some point even the most skeptical of college football fans probably needs to come to the realization that the best teams just happen to play in the SEC.

10/28/2014

Chad Wheeler #72 of the University of Southern California Trojans moves to block Stephon Tuitt #7 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on October 19, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated USC 14-10. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

USC Loses Wheeler For Season With Knee Injury

Southern California left tackle Chad Wheeler will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee.

10/26/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans throws a pass against the Colorado Buffaloes at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kessler Quietly Having Standout Year At No. 20 USC

Although Cody Kessler holds one of the highest-profile jobs in college football, his solid season as Southern California’s starting quarterback attracted surprisingly little attention until he threw seven touchdown passes last weekend.

10/22/2014

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