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CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?

10/29/2013

TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Sean Mannion #4 of the Oregon State Beavers throws a pass during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on September 29, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The Beavers defeated the Wildcats 38-35. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Get To Know That Other Quarterback In Oregon, Sean Mannion

The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.

10/24/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22: The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the field to face the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Will Alabama, Florida State Reach The BCS Finish Line?

Will Alabama be the next and most significant victim of the SEC’s internal battle royal? Can Florida State avoid a letdown and represent the ACC in the biggest game of the year? This is what makes college football so interesting.

10/22/2013

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Eastern Michigan University Football Player Found Dead, Played For Simeon Academy

A former Chicago high school football star was fatally shot in a robbery near the campus of Eastern Michigan University.

10/18/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 02: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles rushes in the first half against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the game on September 2, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: FSU’s Jameis Winston Not A Victim Of Freshman Mistakes

It takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.

10/17/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: Roderick McDowell #25 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 38-35 at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Image

College Football Spotlight: Clemson, FSU Ready To Showcase The ACC’s Best

This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.

10/14/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

Tony Jones  is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Silverman: Northwestern Ready To Stand Up To Ohio State Bullies

Even the most devout pro football fans should pay attention to what’s going to happen in Evanston tonight when Ohio State comes calling on Northwestern.

670 The Score–10/05/2013

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 03: Teddy Bridgewater #7 of the Louisville Cardinals throws a pass during the game against the Temple Owls at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on November 3, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater Looks For Big Day At Temple

Teddy Bridgewater may be one of the best quarterbacks in the nation, but his best bet to become Louisville’s first Heisman Trophy winner in school history will come from putting up huge numbers and seeing other candidates take a stumble.

10/03/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks carries the ball against the Kansas State Wildcats during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Flying To Head Of The Flock

Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.

09/25/2013

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 7: Tajh Boyd #10 of the Clemson Tigers drops back for a pass during the game against the South Carolina State Bulldogs at Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Clemson’s Tajh Boyd Takes Center Stage Vs NC State

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.

09/19/2013

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Sports Verdict: Will Johnny Manziel Win Back-To-Back Heisman Trophies?

The lightning fast start of reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has a lot of people talking. The unbelievable statistics he is compiling this year rival that of any other player in the country.

09/19/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies poses with the Heisman Memorial Trophy after being named the 78th Heisman Memorial Trophy Award winner at a press conference after at the Marriott Marquis on December 8, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Manziel Looks To Provide Signature Moment Vs Alabama

This year’s Heisman Trophy race is already off to a fast start and as you might have expected, it is quarterbacks leading the way after just two weeks of play. Here is a look at last year’s Heisman winner heading into week three of the season.

09/13/2013

Nathan Scheelhaase. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Big Ten Needs B1G Games Every Week

I’m getting on board with the idea of the Big Ten spreading out its conference games throughout the entire season.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2013

Johnny Manziel.  (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Are You Not Entertained By Johnny Manziel?

To call Johnny Manziel an acquired taste is an insult to black coffee, Malört, and Southeast Asia.

670 The Score–09/04/2013

Illini helmet logo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Scheelhaase Leads Illini To 42-34 Victory Over SIU

Nathan Scheelhaase threw for career-best 416 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead Illinois to a 42-34 win over Southern Illinois. But the Illini had to hang on late to beat the Football Championship Subdivision school.

08/31/2013

Kain Colter. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Notre Dame 14th, NU 22nd In AP Preseason Poll

Notre Dame, coming off a 42-14 loss in the BCS championship game to Alabama, is No. 14.

08/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Coach Will Have More Wins This Season? Urban Meyer Vs. Nick Saban

Both Alabama and Ohio State are regarded as monstrously strong this year. Which coach will walk away with the most wins?

08/16/2013

Johnny Manziel.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Silverman: Johnny Football’s Profit-Seeking May Help Future College Athletes

The rules don’t allow it, but he may be unwittingly helping the cause of college athletes for generations to come.

670 The Score–08/06/2013

Everett Golson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

QB Everett Golson Says He Will Return To Notre Dame In Spring

Quarterback Everett Golson says he plans on returning to Notre Dame after being suspended for the fall semester for called poor academic judgment.

07/07/2013

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