While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
Rivalry Week turned out to be just what the 2009 season needed. After weeks of predictability, Week 13 provided passion, intensity, upsets and close calls heading into the final stretch.
To the three R's most important in Texas and Oklahoma -- Red River Rivalry -- add a fourth. Both teams are looking for revenge.
Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow would tell you they are lucky to have college football. It turns out the reverse is true, too.
Old blood resides at the top of the polls. Established stars are back for more. If you like seeing college football history being made, then watch the 2009 season.
Sit down and read our St. Patrick's Day ode to the grass on the other side of the fence. What could be greener than that?
With so many games, it was easy to cull out the best (and worst) of the bowl season crop.
A couple of teams looked like championship-caliber squads on Saturday. One's easy: Texas. The other? Don't cringe: Ohio State.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle at the halfway point in the season, Penn State, Texas and Alabama are lined up in the I-Formation and ready to receive some midseason awards.
Normalcy? That's for other sports. Saturday was just the latest ride at college football's carnival. Plus: a review of the weekend and the awarding of helmet stickers.
Texas' formula started with some Colt McCoy. The Horns added a big dose of Jordan Shipley. That mixture proved explosive enough to spark No. 5 Texas past No. 1 Oklahoma in a thriller.
Texas QB Colt McCoy has evolved into the kind of player and leader that his teammates respect and believe in. Now, if they would only remember his name.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 7, the Oklahoma linebackers, Texas offense and Red River Rivalry are lined up in the I-Formation.
Thanks to the big boys of the Big 12 taking care of the business at hand, next week sets up as a great one. Plus: a review of the weekend and the awarding of helmet stickers.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 6, the Big 12 race, Nutty development at Ole Miss and Penn State's personality are lined up in the I-Formation.
The proven returning talent projects 2008 to be The Year of the Quarterback in the Big 12, but all of the signal-callers enter the season with something to prove.