Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
Fresno State will face Southern California in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Few quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
Head Coach Jim Mora and UCLA have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension.
Steve Sarkisian confidently strode into the John McKay Center on Tuesday and immediately embraced both the lofty standards set by past Southern California coaches and the sky-high hopes of all Trojans football fans.
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.
University of Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian has been hired to take the reins of the USC Trojans’ football team.
Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey was the Pac-12 offensive player of the year and UCLA two-way star Myles Jack was the offensive and defensive freshman of the year, the first time that’s happened since the awards were added in 2008.
Brett Hundley figured out the prime importance of UCLA’s annual crosstown showdown with Southern California when the Bruins quarterback won it last year on his first try.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
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. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
UCLA left tackle Simon Goines had surgery Sunday on a broken bone in his right leg, sidelining another key player for the No. 22 Bruins’ regular-season finale against Southern California.
The USC Trojans may get cold feet against Colorado.
If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.
Southern California linebacker Morgan Breslin had sports hernia surgery on Tuesday, coach Ed Orgeron says.