USC coach Lane Kiffin took responsibility for the Trojans' historically poor season and acknowledged that he is a coaching work in progress.
The BMOC surveys BCS campaigning, firing season, realignment's next move and more.
The BMOC surveys realignment, the coaching carousel, Michigan-Ohio State and more.
The BMOC surveys the Palouse, perfection, DeflateGate and more.
The BMOC surveys Oregon's prolific offense, the Heisman Trophy race and more.
The computers underrated Oregon through its first eight games of the season. After thrashing the USC Trojans, Gene Wojciechowski writes, the Ducks have earned an apology.
After Alabama plays LSU and Oregon plays USC on Saturday, the BCS race will either settle down or find itself in chaos.
The BMOC surveys Kansas State and coach Bill Snyder, the Heisman race and more.
The BMOC weighs in on Notre Dame's ACC alliance, Matt Barkley's drop in the Heisman race, the wild ending to the Holy War and more.
The BMOC is on the scene with the Heisman Race, the Savannah State carnage, old-man football and more.
USC beat Syracuse, but the Trojans played like they were somewhere else. They will have to play better to stay in the conversation for a national title.
The BMOC weighs in on money grabs, the Heisman race, Penn State's future and Tennessee's receiving sensation.
Anything will be better than this past offseason. It was so miserable that a historic decision to start a four-team seeded playoff system became a news afterthought.
Lane Kiffin was despised by SEC fans (including Tennessee's) during his 14-month tenure at Rocky Top. But the USC head coach has experienced a transformation in Los Angeles.
Matt Barkley led USC through the program's darkest days. He's returned for his senior year to reap the rewards -- and have some fun.
The 2011 season ended in much the same way it began: with impressive performances from a litany of Heisman candidates, a few stunning upsets and a host of off-the-field issues. The BMOC wraps up the season that was.