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Top 5 Most Ridiculed Mascots In College Sports

In modern sports, mascots are meant to provide more than entertainment for fans in the crowd. Through personification of the name of a team or organization, mascots are intended to display an identity, fierce and […]

09/17/2014

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Justin Worley #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to throw under pressure from linebacker Eric Striker #19 of the Oklahoma Sooners September 13, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes Statement

Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.

09/16/2014

Running back Tyler Rouse #35 of the Boston College Eagles tries to break away from linebacker Michael Hutchings #19 of the USC Trojans during the first half at Alumni Stadium on September 13 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (credit: Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Boston College Upsets No. 9 USC, 37-31

Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 — the Eagles’ first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.

09/13/2014

Jerry Neuheisel #11 of the UCLA Bruins throws against the Texas Longhorns at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 12 UCLA Survives For 20-17 Win Over Texas

UCLA backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw two touchdown passes, including a 33-yarder to Jordan Payton with 3 minutes left, and the No. 12 Bruins avoided an upset with a 20-17 win over Texas on Saturday night.

09/13/2014

Brett Hundley #17 of the UCLA Bruins throws against the Texas Longhorns in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UCLA QB Hundley Leaves Game With Apparent Left Arm Injury

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley hurt his left arm and left in the first quarter of the 12th-ranked Bruins’ game against Texas.

09/13/2014

Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up before the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: QB Marcus Mariota Hopes To End Oregon’s Heisman Drought

There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.

09/11/2014

Head coach Jim Mora of the UCLA Bruins prepares his team to take the field for their season opening game against the Memphis Tigers at Rose Bowl on September 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 12 UCLA Wins, But Continues Slide In Polls

Like so many once-trendy Hollywood nightclubs a short drive from campus, No. 12 UCLA has found out how quickly you can go from hot to not.

09/09/2014

Running back Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans scores a touchdown during the second quarter of the game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Battered Big Ten Is Beleaguered, But Not Beaten Just Yet

Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.

09/09/2014

Javorius Allen #37 of the USC Trojans is tripped up by Alex Carter #25 of the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Palo Alto, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

No. 14 USC Holds Off No. 13 Stanford, 13-10

Andre Heidari kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with 2:30 remaining, J.R. Tavai forced a fumble to end Stanford’s comeback bid and No. 14 Southern California held off the No. 13 Cardinal 13-10 Saturday.

09/06/2014

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USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Scolds Official From Sideline

Southern California athletic director Pat Haden was caught on television yelling at officials during the Trojans’ game at Stanford on Saturday.

09/06/2014

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Heisman Watch: Kenny Hill Thrilled But It Is A Long Season

If you did not know his name before Thursday, you undoubtedly know it now. Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill put on quite the show in his debut as the starting quarterback in the post-Johnny Manziel […]

09/04/2014

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UCLA RB Manfro Tears ACL, Out For Season

UCLA running back Steven Manfro will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL, a school spokesman said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans celebrates his touchdown pass to Adoree' Jackson #2 of the USC Trojans to take a 31-7 lead over the Fresno State Bulldogs during the second quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC’s Kessler Misses Part Of Workout With Toe Procedure, Will Play Saturday

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.

09/02/2014

College Football Spotlight: Big Ten Reputation On The Line For Michigan State

The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]

09/02/2014

USC wide receiver Darreus Rogers makes a catch in front of Fresno State linebacker Karl Mickelsen during the Trojans' 52-13 win over the visiting Bulldogs at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday/ (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC Debuts Up-Tempo Offense In 52-13 Victory Over Fresno State

Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian’s debut as the Trojans’ head coach.

08/30/2014

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Theo Riddick #6 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish gives Jawanza Starling #29 of the USC Trojans a stiff arm as he carries the ball during a 22-13 Notre Dame win at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 1 Notre Dame vs. USC

Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.

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