Bruce Feldman makes his Week 5 picks. He likes Bama and Oregon in the marquee games of this weekend, but he scatters a few surprises along the way -- one in the ACC, one in a prime-time game, and more. Plus: a change in philosophy for UGA.
Bruce Feldman ruminates on a recent study showing Ohio State spends more on its football program than any other major university, as well as looking at another online resource claiming Nick Saban has overtaken Urban Meyer as the SEC's premier coach.
If the powers that be in college football are smart, they'll get these rivalries in place. After all, who wouldn't want to see Alabama lock horns with USC every year? That and other top options, such as Notre Dame and Florida.
Bruce Feldman returns from a crashed-laptop-induced hiatus to blog about several topics: the expectations for Bama in 2010, why Lane Kiffin and actor Jon Favreau are somewhat similar and out-of-conference scheduling. Dive in.
Bruce Feldman returns from a crashed-laptop-induced hiatus to blog on several topics: the expectations for Bama in 2010, why Lane Kiffin and Jon Favreau (the actor) are somewhat similar, and out-of-conference scheduling. Dive in.
The SEC is as close as it gets to the NFL. In fact, an "Outside the Lines" examination of the big money behind the nation's top college football conference finds just one significant difference: The players get scholarships instead of paychecks.
Tim Tebow made millions for the University of Florida in exchange for his $13,000-a-year scholarship. Was it a fair trade? How much are players such as Tebow, Colt McCoy and Sam Bradford really worth to their schools?