Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
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.
Pitt Panthers defensive tackle Aaron Donald is receiving a big honor.
CBS Sports college football analyst Tony Barnhart says the Alabama/Auburn game this past weekend may be in the top three finishes ever in college football.
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.
Bob Pompeani talked about candidates for the Heisman Trophy with Chris Huston of NBCSports.com.
Tab Douglas reviewed the Pitt loss to Miami with Jerry DiPaola of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Stacy Coley hauled in a pair of touchdown passes and zig-zagged 73 yards on an end around for another score as Miami kept its slim hopes for a spot in the ACC title game alive with a 41-31 victory over Pitt on Friday.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
Pitt Defensive Tackle Aaron Donald joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller after this afternoons practice session to discuss his season and what it’s like having his name even mentioned amongst the candidates for the Heisman Trophy.
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.
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.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer returned two punts for touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 4:46 remaining as the Tar Heels held off Pittsburgh 34-27 on Saturday.
James Sims rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Kansas snapped a 27-game Big 12 losing streak Saturday with a 31-19 victory over West Virginia.