Nick Saban tries to find a comparable example for Johnny Football and Lane Kiffin tries to explain another curious incident at USC in this week's On The Mark Mailbag.
What's hot (and not) for the 2011 college football season?
Ranking the best and worst bowl games? Those decisions were no-brainers. The games in between were the fun part.
With most of the country's teams already reaching the midpoint of their seasons, here's what the BCS standings should include or exclude.
Old-time football -- bruising rushing attacks and black-and-blue defenses -- will win the day in the Knute Rockne Conference.
Bowl season has arrived, but not every game is created equal. See how Mark Schlabach ranks all 34 bowl games.
Consider the first week of October the calm before the storm. Starting on Saturday there's a slew of big matchups coming over the coming weeks that will help decide who plays in Miami.
The quarterbacks in the Ohio State-USC showdown will need to be on the mark this Saturday. Off the mark last week were Florida's running game and Syracuse coach Greg Robinson.
These might not be the biggest games of the 2008 season, but they offer some of the most intriguing story lines, writes Mark Schlabach.
Calm in the huddle. Cool under pressure. An air of confidence. Clutch players share similar traits, but can their "it" factor be defined?
With one week left in the regular season, On the Mark sorts through the surprises and disappointments of the most unpredictable college football season on record.
Navy's win for the ages was definitely on the mark. But Army's decision to drop a game against Georgia Tech was not.
Motivational ploys are tricky things. Mark Richt's tactic was on the mark. Florida's nonexistent running game was off.
USC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2007 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.