Dennis
Dodd
CBSSports.com
Dennis Dodd is CBSSports.com's senior college football columnist. Get the latest college football stories from Dennis Dodd and CBSSports.com
1406165121
You can't blame the Pac-12 for being a little defensive. Commissioner Larry Scott feels says it plays the toughest schedule in college football. A national title in would help prove its supremacy.
1406070953
Oklahoma hasn't won the Big 12 outright since 2010. But after its win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, the Sooners are the pick to win the conference.
1405985013
There will be four playoff teams, and there are five power conferences. Without a conference title game (and its strength-of-schedule bump), the Big 12 begins this new era at a disadvantage.
1405961798
Texas A&M's Cedric Ogbuehi was allowed to collect $50,000-plus from the NCAA to help pay for an insurance premium. A&M and Ogbuehi took advantage of a little-known rule that allows for the cash to be paid to protect a player's draft position.
1405959832
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby criticizes the NCAA at his annual address, saying 'cheating pays' and that financial stress is coming.
1405787016
The Atlantic Coach Conference will be allowed to use biometric vests this season but it was turned down by the NCAA rules committee in a request to experiment with helmet cams and quarterback-coach communications.
1405714004
Key language was removed from negotiations between the College Football Playoff and the Cotton, Peach and Fiesta bowls. That may clear the way for the New Year's Six to finally sing contracts with the CFP.
1405705695
When an NCAA steering committee relented on a voting threshold, it probably saved a Power 5 conference mutiny.
1405632456
Chris Conley has been outspoken about college athletes being compensated fairly. The times do seem to be changing.
1405552200
Leonard Fournette might prove pretty quickly that he's the chairman of the running back-by-committee at LSU.

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.
 
Feedback
Have a comment for Dennis Dodd?
Your Feedback (required):

Latest Video

July 24, 2014
Ray Rice and his wife react to suspension (1:35)
1 July 24, 2014
Trade talks continue for Kevin Love
(4:38)
2 July 24, 2014
State of the Cowboys
(2:12)
3 July 23, 2014
Tom Coughlin talks Giants football
(8:43)