George Farmer #8 of the USC Trojans runs for a touchdown after his catch in front of Cole Luke #36 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the first quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kessler’s 6 TDs Lead USC Past Notre Dame, 49-14

Cody Kessler passed for 372 yards and threw two of his six touchdown passes to George Farmer.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2014

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

5 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.


USC coach Steve Sarkisian. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Every Day’s A Wild Day At USC

Bogus stories on rescuing nephews yesterday, racism claims today.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

USC safety Josh Shaw. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

USC Administrators Still Examining Differing Shaw Stories

Josh Shaw claims he saved his nephew from drowning, but that tale is being looked into.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

USC safety Josh Shaw. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

USC Looking Into Josh Shaw’s Heroic Story

The Trojans originally said Shaw injured his ankles saving a drowning boy. That might not be the case.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Ty Isaac. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Joliet Catholic Product Ty Isaac Is Transferring To Michigan

After leaving USC, it came down to Michigan and Illinois for Isaac.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Steve Sarkisian.  (Photo by Kevin Casey/Getty Images)

Steve Sarkisian Accepts USC Job

Washington’s Steve Sarkisian has accepted the Southern California coaching job, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

670 The Score–12/02/2013

Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish breaks a tackle by Su'a Cravens #21 of the University of Southern California Trojans at Notre Dame Stadium on October 19, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rees Throws For 2 TDs, Notre Dame Beats USC 14-10

Notre Dame has finally snapped its long, miserable home losing streak to USC.


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.


Andy Enfield. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dunk City Moving West: USC Hires FGCU’s Enfield

Southern California hired Andy Enfield as men’s basketball coach on Monday night after he took Florida Gulf Coast to the round of 16 of the NCAA tournament.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Cierre Wood #20 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the ball as he is tackled by Jawanza Starling #29 and Lamar Dawson #55 of the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 1 Notre Dame Beats USC 22-13, Earns Title Shot

Undefeated Notre Dame won its 12th regular-season game Saturday – a 22-13 victory against the USC Trojans – earning a spot in the BCS title game.


Wide receiver Josh Huff #1 of the Oregon Ducks carries for a touchdown on a 21 yard pass play against safety Jawanza Starling #29 of the USC Trojans in the first quarter at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

No. 2 Oregon Beats No. 18 USC 62-51

Kenjon Barner rushed for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, Marcus Mariota threw four TD passes, and No. 2 Oregon produced another landmark offensive performance in a 62-51 victory over No. 18 Southern California on Saturday night.


Lane Kiffin. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC Walk-On Loses Scholarship To Make Room For Linebacker Recently Released From Jail

Earning a scholarship is every walk-ons dream.

670 The Score–09/05/2012

Cam Newton

Muller: Auburn Cleared Of Violations, But Public Perception Won’t Change

The NCAA conducted over 80 interviews, four former players admitted to receiving improper benefits, and Cecil Newton came clean about shopping his son to the highest-bidder (roughly $200,000) for his football services. Then, 13 long months later, the boobs in Indianapolis could find no wrongdoing by Auburn University?

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Devin Hester. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: College ‘Scandals’ Don’t Really Exist

Shocking, right? Another major college sports program is now reported to have funneled dirty money from dirty boosters to dirty kids to do dirty things.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Cam Newton

Museum Returns Heisman Trophy To Reggie Bush’s Family

A San Diego museum has returned the Reggie Bush’s Heisman trophy to his family, even though Bush has been found ineligible for the trophy he received.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Terrelle Pryor

Dorfman: College Sports Scandals: We All Deserve Some Blame

These past few years on fall Saturday afternoons, I’ve found myself watching Ohio State football knowing the athletes in Columbus, Ohio represented the best college had to offer.

670 The Score–06/08/2011

2004 FedEx Orange Bowl

BCS Strips USC Of 2004 National Championship

The University of Southern California has been stripped of their 2004 National Championship by the Bowl Championship Series.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Auburn Tigers

Muller: Does The NCAA Need To Bring Back The Death Penalty?

There are plenty of other things that I should be focused on besides college football, but I just can’t help myself…college football is a complete mess.


Manti Te'o

No Regrets For Manti Te’o At Notre Dame

This hasn’t been the season that any Notre Dame player, coach or fan expected. But despite all of the negatives that have come from this season, Manti Te’o wouldn’t change his decision.