Hoge On College Football: Seriously, What Is Going On In Champaign?Having co-coordinators in college football is not uncommon, but I've never heard of two coordinators splitting up the play-calling by down.
Hoge On College Football: Penn State In Good Hands With Bill O'BrienPenn State needed someone crazy enough to take this job -- someone convinced they could save Penn State football when all logic said they couldn't.
Hoge On College Football: Gene Smith Robbed Ohio State (And Big Ten) Of 2012Sure, Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel caused the mess, but Smith's careless decision to play in the Gator Bowl last year likely cost Ohio State a chance at the National Championship this season.
Hoge On College Football: Illini Fans Might Deserve Better, But Shouldn't Expect ItI'll never criticize fans for demanding the very best. They put their hard-earned money into the program and it should go after the very best. But Illini fans also shouldn't be surprised when the result is Tim Beckman.
Hoge On College Football: Pressure Building At IllinoisMike Thomas struck out multiple times in his pursuit of a football and basketball coach and so far, his football hire looks like a disaster.
Hoge On College Football: Notre Dame In BCS Title Conversation?This will come off as crazy talk to most, but don't be surprised to see Notre Dame in the middle of the national championship conversation in November.