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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

Miami Hurricanes.  (credit: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Miami’s NCAA Saga Comes To An End With Sanctions

When the NCAA’s long-awaited decision arrived Tuesday morning, Miami athletic director Blake James realized it was what he expected all along.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

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

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

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

Statue of Joe Paterno.  (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NCAA Move Slaps Down “JoeBots”

Hard work by conscientious adults against a poisoned Penn State culture has been rewarded.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Responses To NCAA Reducing Penn State Penalties

Here are responses to the decision by the NCAA to gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State in response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal:

670 The Score–09/24/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

NCAA To Restore Penn State Football Scholarships

Penn State officials say they are gratified by the NCAA’s decision to gradually restore football scholarships taken from the school following the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

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

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

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

NCAA President Mark Emmert. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NCAA Getting Out Of Jersey-Selling Business

The NCAA is getting out of the jersey-selling business.

670 The Score–08/08/2013

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

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

Report: NCAA Investigating Manziel Over Autographs

ESPN says the NCAA is investigating whether Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was paid for signing hundreds of autographs in January.

670 The Score–08/05/2013

John Beilein. (Credit: Getty Images)

Michigan Signs Beilein Through ’18-19

Michigan coach John Beilein isn’t going anywhere soon.

07/17/2013

A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Where Is The Way To Wisdom In DePaul’s New Basketball Arena?

For the sake of a staggering basketball program and lining some already stuffed pockets, the end game is many people—kids mostly—not being shown the way to wisdom.

670 The Score–07/10/2013

Oregon Ducks helmet.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Oregon Put On Probation, Loses Scholarship

The NCAA has taken away a scholarship for each of the next three seasons and placed Oregon’s football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly.

670 The Score–06/26/2013

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Penn Staters Keeping Scandal Fresh

After more than a year and a half, the only person not still actively involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal is Jerry Sandusky.

670 The Score–06/08/2013

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