On The Mark welcomes the return of kickoff classic games, with opening-weekend headliners Georgia-Boise State and Oregon-LSU starting the 2011 season with a bang.
The Champs Sports Bowl has undergone eight name changes in a 21-year period. How does it happen at this pace? Well, start with sponsors that ink only short-term deals, and the bowls themselves, desperate for anyone to come in and pay the bills.
Greg Blue's success on and off the field will leave a lasting legacy, but he wants to make sure that includes one more win.
If this is the plan to settle the national title, then it's time to turn the BCS into blood sport.