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  1. Michigan Wolverines are quiet Big Ten favorites - CFB

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner writes that the Michigan Wolverines are attacking defenses with an incredibly diverse offense, which makes them nearly impossible to prepare for. For that reason, KC argues, the Wolverines should be considered quiet favorites to win the Big Ten.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  2. College football - Penn State poised for success quickly under Ja...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner explains why James Franklin is putting Penn State on a fast track to success.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  3. Baylor beats Horned Frogs for Briles

    Jake Trotter

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Before Baylor's game at TCU, Bears running back Lache Seastrunk pulled his head coach to the side. "Coach Briles, I know you lost somebody," Seastrunk told him. "But you've gained 99 of us." On Wednesday, Art Briles lost hi...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  4. Bruins' backs solid in opening win

    Kevin Gemmell

    So this is what life without Johnathan Franklin looks like for UCLA: 345 rushing yards and five touchdowns. "I'll take that," said UCLA head coach Jim Mora. Uh, yeah. Granted, Nevada's rush defense wasn't exactly the '85 Bears. But for a UCL...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  5. Countdown to SEC kickoff: 24 days

    Chris Low

    If you were naming the two most influential head coaches in SEC football history, Bear Bryant and Steve Spurrier would be right there at the top of the list. It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that they rank 1-2 in terms of all-time SEC win...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. Franklin, Sumlin Bryant Award finalists

    Edward Aschoff

    Vanderbilt's James Franklin and Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin have been named finalists for the 2012 Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award. It really shouldn't surprise anyone that both made the cut. In Sumlin's first year as Texas A&M's head coa...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  7. Dykes replaces Tedford at California

    Ted Miller

    California has hired Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes, an offensive specialist, to replace Jeff Tedford as the Bears head football coach. Why is the 43-year-old with a 22-15 record coaching in Ruston, La., a good hire in Berkeley? For one, offe...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  8. Strong named to Bryant Award watch list

    Matt Fortuna

    Louisville's Charlie Strong is one of 18 head coaches on the watch list for the Paul Bear Bryant Award, given to the national coach of the year. A list of five to 10 finalists will be revealed in early December, with the winner being announced Jan...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  9. TideNation links: Perkins returns to sideline

    ESPN.com staff

    Alex Scarborough writes : Former Alabama head coach Ray Perkins, 70, who took over for Bear Bryant, hasn't coached since 2001. But he is back on the sidelines ... at a junior college in Mississippi. Also from Scarborough : Alabama has a talented gro...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  10. Parallels between Paterno and Bryant

    Adam Rittenberg

    When asked why he didn't retire from coaching, Joe Paterno often was reminded of his friend, rival and fellow coaching icon, Paul "Bear" Bryant. Paterno looked up to Bryant and coached against him five times (four times as a head coach, once as an...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  11. Another Baylor assistant leaving Waco?

    David Ubben

    Baylor already lost one assistant coach to a head-coaching job this offseason. The Bears may lose another. Associate head coach Brian Norwood is a candidate for both the Penn State and Hawaii jobs, a source told colleague Joe Schad. Earlier ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  12. Bear Bryant is no Crocodile Dundee

    Edward Aschoff

    BATON ROUGE, LA. -- Paul "Bear" Bryant has a special place in not just SEC but national college football lore. The legendary Alabama head coach still has godlike status in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and his name is synonymous with greatness throughout the ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  13. Tedford to be more involved in Cal offense

    Ivan Maisel

    In 2004, the Cal Bears averaged 492 yards of total offense and 36.8 points as they went 10-2. After that season, head coach Jeff Tedford began to delegate calling plays. They have never been as prolific again. This season, Tedford is going to return ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  14. Phil Bennett named defensive coordinator at Baylor

    Phil Bennett is leaving Pittsburgh to become the new defensive coordinator at Baylor.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  15. Lunch links: Hawkins grows mustache to support QBs

    David Ubben

    I'm headed to Waco today to check out the opening of Art Briles' spring workouts at Baylor. Heads up for more coverage of the Bears in the coming days. Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera updates us on the status of Colorado coach Dan Hawkins'...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  16. Tedford agrees to contract extension

    Ted Miller

    Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller California head coach Jeff Tedford has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him in Berkeley through the 2015 season, the school announced Thursday. Tedford has guided the Golden Bears to a 59-30 recor...

    Blog | January 01, 2009