October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
Kevin Hogan ran for a 5-yard touchdown with 4:29 remaining, and No. 16 Stanford used its stingy defense and a poorly timed fake punt by Washington to post a 20-13 win on Saturday.
Jared Goff threw seven touchdown passes before Cal used a rare defensive stop and a 34-yard field goal in double overtime from James Langford to snap a 15-game Pac-12 losing streak by beating Colorado 59-56 on Saturday.
Every season is different when it comes to the Heisman Trophy, but history suggests it will be very tough for Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper to have a legitimate shot at striking a pose in New York at the end of the season.
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Arizona got the ball back with less than a minute left and pulled off the miracle when Austin Hill, a senior who missed last season with a torn ACL, brought the ball down between five Cal defenders.
As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.
Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
Kevin Hogan threw for 216 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 15 Stanford rebounded from a frustrating loss to Southern California with a 35-0 win over Army on Saturday.
There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.
The annual battle between the California Golden Bears and Stanford Cardinal is one of college football’s oldest rivalries. Here are photos from the most recent editions of the Big Game.