Sometimes a fan base gets what it wants and a hated coach is ousted. More often, the man trying to replace a beloved coach feels the wrath of the fans. In any case, when a coach leaves, emotions are raw -- and moving on is harder than it looks.
There's nothing better than cheering for a winning team. But if you can't win, taking your frustration out on a rival coach -- or your own -- is a time-honored tradition.
The appetizers are done, now the Trojans can taste the main course.
As the summer temperatures rise, so does the anticipation about the red-hot rivalries for 2009. Find out which ones will provide fireworks.
Loving to hate is the norm in college football. There's nothing you can say, but you can learn how to play the game. It's easy.
Which college football teams get fans' blood boiling? Mark Schlabach runs down the top 10 teams fans love to hate.
Pete Carroll's Pac-10 media day included a big dose of the one thing coaches hate more than red-zone turnovers: hyperbolic praise from the opposition.
How screwed up is the BCS? Style points will determine if USC or Michigan will play for the national title, writes Gene Wojciechowski.