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Before Tom Herman takes over at Houston, let's look back in appreciation what he has done with Ohio State's quarterbacks during a trying season.
Bo Pelini swears like a sailor? So what, he's a football coach. More troubling is that his new boss, Jim Tressel, is a university president.
Big 12 coaches and ADs have long supported the concept of co-champions in the event of ties. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said it is time to address the issue directly in light of the league being left out of the first playoff.
Being left out of the first playoff has allowed the Big 12 to be tasked with providing a neutral officiating crew available for the first College Football Playoff Championship Game.
A high-ranking school source said Monday no contract has been signed between Houston and Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota validated all those Oregon uniform combinations and facilities with the result of hard work from the field. The redshirt junior won the 80th Heisman Saturday night.
Marcus Mariota, poised to lead Oregon in the first College Football Playoff, wins the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night.
Marcus Mariota will win the Heisman on Saturday night. The only question is by how much. Runners-up Amari Cooper and Melvin Gordon will be bystanders.
Long dormant in football, UNLV had to take risk. They did with the hiring of a high school coach. History says this will fail, but you can't blame the Rebels for trying.
CFP officials are quick to say these four-team playoff are for 12 years, but once too many teams get left out there's gonna be change.

Anyone in need of a credential from all the BCS title games? Dennis Dodd has them. In three decades in the business, he's covered everything from the Olympics to Stanley Cup to conference realignment. Just get him on campus in a press box in the fall. His heart lies with college football.
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