Daylen Baldwin’s first Michigan football media availability

Sept. 14, 2021 • Daylen Baldwin —————————————- In accordance with Michigan football policy, the media isn’t allowed to upload more than 5 minutes of footage from any press conference. But we found our way around that....

College football rankings: Let’s welcome Florida State and Kansas back to The Bottom 25

25. Ball State1-1Ball State is the first of six MAC teams in the rankings this week, which I love to see. I’ve always thought of the MAC as the official conference of The Bottom 25. The...

Alcorn State’s Saturday game in doubt because it doesn’t have an athletic trainer

For Alcorn State’s football program, traditionally one of the best among the Historically Black Colleges and Universities that play in the Southwest Athletic Conference, this weekend’s game at South Alabama is a significant financial deal. As...

The Monday After: With Clay Helton’s fate sealed, USC must smarten up when evaluating next hire

I’m not here to call for USC to fire coach Clay Helton. I’ll leave that to local columnists and former players. It doesn’t need to be said in this space, because let’s be honest, Clay Helton has...

After impressive summer, Michigan State football’s Jeff Pietrowski makes most of 1st start

EAST LANSING — Jeff Pietrowski lined up at right defensive end, in his first collegiate start for Michigan State football. His first time playing in front of the Spartan Stadium crowd, already roaring from a first-play...

USC coaching candidates: Luke Fickell, Bob Stoops, Chris Petersen among names to replace Clay Helton

Clay Helton is gone and there is one obvious candidate to replace him. Luke Fickell was the best hire of athletic director Mike Bohn’s career. That was at Cincinnati. Now Bohn has a chance to bring...

10 names to watch for USC job after Clay Helton’s firing

The USC brass made it resoundingly clear its expectations of the program by firing Clay Helton after the season’s second week. USC fired its third straight coach in the middle of the season, ending Helton’s tenure...

USC fires coach Clay Helton two games into seventh season leading Trojans

USC fired coach Clay Helton on Monday just two days after it fell 42-28 as a double-digit favorite at home against Stanford. He was two games into his seventh season as the Trojans’ coach. Helton was...

Gators just outside top 5 in latest College Football Power Index update

Florida is ranked sixth on ESPN’s College Football Power Index after two weeks of play. The Gators moved up two spots after Texas lost to Arkansas and Texas A&M struggled against Colorado. ESPN gives a projected...

College football odds, lines, picks, predictions for Week 3, 2021: Model backing Notre Dame, Cincinnati

The Week 3 college football schedule brings an intriguing mix of conference and non-conference matchups. The top game is the SEC on CBS showdown between No. 1 Alabama and No. 11 Florida at 3:30 p.m. ET...