Every year, there’s a new crop of rising stars in college football’s coaching ranks ready to make an appearance on the national stage. Alabama's Nick Saban, Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher are names familiar across the nation with any fanbase. However, what about the next wave of stars that could be at BCS jobs...
College football's bowl season got off to a high-flying start
last Saturday with Southern California making the biggest statement
- and pushing itself inside the top 15 of the UPS Team Performance
Index - among four opening-weekend matchups featuring no shortage
of offensive fireworks.
Tulane appeared to have overcame a jittery start to its first
bowl game in 11 years, only to be stunned by a cruel ending to
kicker Cairo Santos' otherwise distinguished college career
Tulane is back in postseason play for the first time since 2002, when Chris Scelfo guided the Green Wave to the Hawaii Bowl after a 7–5 regular season. This time around, Tulane will be playing its bowl game in its home stadium, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The players no doubt would have preferred to leave the city of New Orleans, but any bowl is a good bowl for a program that averaged 2.9...
Nick Montana has a chance to play his first bowl game in the
same stadium where his famous father, Joe, won a Super Bowl.
Louisiana-Lafayette has a reputation to uphold at the Superdome,
but this year it'll have to do it against an opponent that calls
New Orleans home.
Alonzo Harris rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and
Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 23-7 on Tuesday night for
its fifth consecutive victory.
Terrance Broadway tied a career-best with four touchdown passes
as Louisiana-Lafayette welcomed Texas St. to the Sun Belt
Conference with a 48-24 defeat Saturday night.
Elijah McGuire rushed for 137 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead
Louisiana-Lafayette over Nicholls State 70-7. The Ragin' Caguns
celebrated their 500th all-time win (500-523-34) in 113 seasons of
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...