Cornelius Greene justified Woody Hayes' choice of him as the first black QB in OSU history when he led the Buckeyes to an undefeated season capped by a Rose Bowl victory.
USC has had the Sun Bowl blues, as it has lost its only two trips to El Paso, falling to Michigan State in 1990 and TCU in 1998.
No other team in the country can boast of having played the top three teams in the AP poll this season, but now it's a matter of what Michgain learned from losing in each of those three games.
With all the mini-controversies swirling around Lane Kiffin this season, Saturday's showdown with UCLA could have far-reaching implications.
USC can nip the UCLA resurgence in the bud, both on the field and on the recruiting trail, by beating the Bruins for a sixth consecutive time on Saturday.
The crosstown showdown between USC and UCLA has big implications, as a trip to the Pac-12 title game is at stake.
UCLA might have surpassed USC in the standings, but the Bruins will need to beat the Trojans in a big game this weekend.
USC controls its fate as it begins a stretch that will determine Rose Bowl and national-title aspirations.
If a shot at the BCS Championship is a bit far-fetched right now, a shot at the Rose Bowl isn't -- and that's exactly where the Trojans should be aiming.
Former Michigan star Bob Chappuis, the 1948 Rose Bowl MVP and a College Football Hall of Famer, died Thursday at the age of 89.
There's nothing not to like about the Rose Bowl. But for college football to evolve and move to a playoff, the Big Ten and Pac-12 have to release their grip on the fabeled game.
While USC fans wait on pins and needles for Matt Barkley's NFL decision, Matt Kalil's choice might be the most important.
In his keys to the game, Michael Rothstein writes of Michigan's need to focus on the road and control the Iowa offense.
Emmanuel Acho wanted to be the hub of Manny Diaz's defense, and has taken on being the defense's chief communicator.
With a powerful running game and savvy quarterback play against UCLA, Texas' offense is laying a foundation for success the rest of the season.
While the pressure of the family name is with Case McCoy and Jaxon Shipley, the duo is slowing trying to find their own path.