Preview: Army vs Navy 2012

Army (2-9) vs Navy (7-4): 3pm ET on CBS/ March-On at 12pm on CBS Sports This year’s game marks the first time since 2005 that the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy (named for you-know-who) is on the line in the Army-Navy game.  The trophy is presented annually to the winner of the football games among the three Service […]

Recap Week 14 Pac-12 Championship: #8 Stanford beats #16 UCLA…smelling like roses

#16 UCLA (9-4, 6-3 Pac-12) vs #8 Stanford (11-2, 8-1) at Stanford Stadium: Stanford wins Pac-12 Title 27-24 Stanford kicker Jordan Williamson not only kicked Notre Dame into #1 for the first time in the history of the BCS, but also kicked Stanford into the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1999. And on […]

Recap Week 14: #17 Kent State was MAC’s best hope for a BCS Berth

#21 Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) vs #17 Kent State (11-2, 8-0 MAC): Northern Illinois Wins MAC Title 44-37 Northern Illinois might have had double the total yards that Kent State had (524 vs 260) thanks in part to their rushing game comprised of Jordan Lynch and Akeem Daniels, who rushed for 160 yds and […]

Recap Week 13 ASU vs UA: The Territorial Cup Trophy is back in Tempe!

Arizona State (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) beats #24 Arizona (7-5, 4-5 Pac-12): 41-34 in Tucson. A triumphant return: the Territorial Cup trophy comes back to Tempe. The Arizona State Sun Devils beat the University of Arizona Wildcats 41-34 in the Territorial Cup on Friday. In a signature win for Todd Graham’s first season as head coach […]

Recap Week 13: Standings Relatively Unchanged

Following Week 13, the rankings remained basically unchanged, with a few inevitable changes do to ranked opponents playing one another: Full standings can be found here. 1 Notre Dame 12-0 2 Alabama 11-1 3 Georgia 11-1 4 Florida 11-1 5 Oregon 11-1 6 Kansas State 10-1 7 LSU 10-2 8 Stanford 10-2 9 Texas A&M […]

Preview Week 13: Rivalry Games to Watch (Showdown Saturday on ABC)

Showdown Saturday on ABC 12:00 pm #19 Michigan (8-3, 6-1 Big Ten) at “#4” Ohio State (11-0) at Ohio Stadium.  The Buckeyes may be ineligible for post-season play (and BCS ranking, hence the “4” from the AP Poll is in quotes), yet they still remain one of just two teams in the nation that enter […]

ARIZONA vs Arizona State: TERRITORIAL CUP, Rivalry & Week 13 Preview

Arizona State at #24 Arizona, Arizona Stadium at 10:00 pm EST/7:00 pm PST on ESPN The Rivalry As rivalries go, the Territorial Cup is one of the most storied and passionate in the nation. It also lays claim to the oldest trophy in college football (yes, the Territorial Cup isn’t just a name, it’s an […]

ARIZONA STATE @ Arizona: TERRITORIAL CUP, Rivalry & Week 13 Preview

Arizona State at #24 Arizona, Arizona Stadium at 10:00 pm EST/7:00 pm PST on ESPN The Rivalry As rivalries go, the Territorial Cup is one of the most storied and passionate in the nation.  It also lays claim to the oldest trophy in college football (yes, the Territorial Cup isn’t just a name, it’s an […]

Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for?

I’m just thankful there’s football on this weekend because after Thanksgiving dinner, it gets boring—The College Football Girl’s mother As told by family and friends: I’m thankful for the “Little Giants” overtime win against Notre Dame.  To be in the stadium for that game, when no one expected that call.  Everyone expected [head coach Mark] […]

Flash back to 1993: The last time ND was #1 Explains Why Irish Fans are Excited, yet Fearful

November 13, 1993: “The Game of the Century” #1 Florida State at #2 Notre Dame.  100,000 people were on campus in South Bend, where current ND students numbered 10,000, to witness the top two teams in the nation battle it out in what was essentially a semifinal game.  The winner would certainly be playing for […]