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  1. Fiesta Bowl: Boise State Broncos-TCU Horned Frogs should be a sem...

    Pat Forde

    Boise State-TCU will be a great game, but think about what could have been in a playoff system.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  2. Stewart's résumé topped with Fiesta Bowl win

    Pat Forde

    West Virginia interim coach Bill Stewart completed an on-the-job interview for the ages in beating Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  3. Sooners not interested in playing the Fiesta foil role again

    Pat Forde

    One year after a flurry of gadgetry and gambling doomed Oklahoma to the losing side of one of the most extraordinary games in the sport's history, the Sooners return to the Fiesta Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  4. Recruiting date change could slow coaching carousel during bowl s...

    Pat Forde

    What does it say about coach Rich Rodriguez's commitment to the team, since he's now in Ann Arbor while his players are in the desert? What does it say about an ethically bankrupt system that makes the program architect's abandonment of his team before its biggest game perfectly understandable and increasingly common?

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2008
  5. Slaton's impact has transitioned from scary to scarce

    Pat Forde

    Five Mountaineers grace WVU's bowl media guide cover, but none is wearing No. 10. Steve Slaton was worth 1,000 yards again, but that cover picture is worth 1,000 words about the slippery RB's disappearing act.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2007
  6. Coaches, players embracing trickeration trend

    Pat Forde

    Gaga for gadget plays? Gung ho for going for it on fourth down? So is the bold breed of high-risk, high-reward coaches who are gambling with gusto.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2007
  7. Escaping college football's basement easier said than done

    Pat Forde

    The schools that rank in the bottom 20 of our list of the decade's top programs are all dreaming of becoming The Next Boise. But they also know that the reality of big-time football is a good deal less glorious, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2007
  8. Boise State-OU destroyed press box professionalism

    Pat Forde

    A trifecta of trick plays, a stunning upset and a postgame proposal make the 2007 Fiesta Bowl the best game I've ever attended.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2007
  9. Unconventional attack focuses on creating mismatches

    Pat Forde

    There is by the book, and then there is defy the book. Urban Meyer and the Gators have boldly embraced the latter to reach the title game.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2007
  10. Fiesta shockwaves might be felt for years to come

    Pat Forde

    The confetti has settled on the Fiesta Bowl. But what does Boise State's landmark win mean for the rest of college football? Pat Forde explores.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2007
  11. Broncos earn respect with improbable victory

    Pat Forde

    Cinderella joined forces with Lady Liberty during Boise State's Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma. The result was part fairy tale, part American Dream come true.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2007
  12. Upset payoff would be immense for Broncos

    Pat Forde

    Boise State crashed the elite BCS party to earn a shot at traditional power Oklahoma. If the Broncos bring down Goliath, the little guys of college football will be celebrating from coast to coast.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2006
  13. Buckeyes receiver Holmes says he'll enter NFL draft

    Pat Forde

    Ohio State wide receiver Santonio Holmes told reporters on the field that he was entering his name into the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2006
  14. Smith shines in BCS spotlight

    Pat Forde

    Troy Smith's performance against the Irish resembled a breakout showing by another No. 10 last year, and that bodes well for the Buckeyes' future, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2006
  15. And the Dashie goes to …

    Pat Forde

    From coaches of the year to players of the year to busts of the year to games of the year to dopes of the year, The Dash takes Maria's advice and hands out some hardware.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2005