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USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 4 months 19 hours ago
There’s always a lot of drama when USC meets Notre Dame. They are two of college football’s most historic programs and the game often has national ramifications. Also, there a number of recruits every year that are considering both schools. Related: 15 Facts About the Notre Dame vs. USC Rivalry You May Not Know However, the main talking point on this Saturday’s...

Pac-12 Week 7 Predictions: Utah Hosts Arizona State, UCLA and USC Look for Road Wins

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 day ago
The Pac-12’s Week 7 slate should be among the best from Power 5 conferences in college football this weekend. The action kicks off on Thursday night with UCLA visiting Stanford in a potential preview of the Pac-12 Championship. The Bruins lost to Arizona State in Week 5 and need a win against the Cardinal to keep pace with Utah in the South Division. Speaking of the Utes, coach Kyle...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 days ago
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State. Saturday’s slate is filled with meaningful matchups and key...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 days ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is still two months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on Dec. 31 this...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 7

By J.P. Scott, 4 months 2 days ago
Week 6 gave us plenty of outrageousness, however, much of it took place away from the field. A couple of coaching vacancies and the loss of a starting quarterback on a contender due to PEDs dominated the headlines. Week 7 is set up to be just as outrageous, with a huge slate of matchups in every conference. We have teams jockeying for position in tight division and conference races,...

College Football's Top 10 Coordinators on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 days ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position. As with any coaching...

Fired Steve Sarkisian's Mental and Physical Health More Important than Coaching at USC

By Josh Webb, 4 months 3 days ago
The University of Southern California’s football program has once again made headlines for all the wrong reasons. On Monday, it was announced that Trojans head coach Steve Sarkisian had been sent home from practice and placed on indefinite leave when it became clear to athletic director Pat Haden that Sarkisian was "not healthy." Then on Tuesday, Haden made Sarkisian's leave...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Steve Sarkisian at USC

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 4 days ago
USC has terminated coach Steve Sarkisian just 18 games into his tenure as the program’s head coach. The move to terminate Sarkisian’s contract comes one day after the second-year coach was placed on leave. The Trojans went 12-6 under Sarkisian’s watch and are 3-2 through five games in the 2015 season. This is an important hire for athletic director Pat Haden. By the start...

Steve Sarkisian Taking Leave of Absence as USC's Head Coach

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 5 days ago
USC coach Steve Sarkisian will take an indefinite leave of absence. Athletic director Pat Haden announced the news on Sunday afternoon. Offensive coordinator Clay Helton will serve as the interim coach in Sarkisian’s absence. Helton previously served as the program’s interim coach in the 2013 Las Vegas Bowl. The reason for Sarkisian’s leave of absence was not revealed...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 5 days ago
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s action started with Texas’ upset over Oklahoma, and the afternoon slate didn’t disappoint with Tennessee’s thrilling fourth-quarter win over Georgia. And on Saturday night, Alabama held off Arkansas, Florida...