Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period.
Dez Wells scored 16 points, including a tying 3 with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and No. 12 Maryland earned a 68-66 double-overtime win over Michigan State on Tuesday night in the Terrapins’ first-ever Big Ten game.
J.C. Coleman ran for 157 yards and a touchdown, and Virginia Tech harassed and ultimately injured Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel while rolling to a 33-17 victory Saturday in the Military Bowl.
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
Players for the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team came out to the court Wednesday night for warm-ups sporting “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Stanford and Maryland will play in the Foster Farms Bowl in Santa Clara, California, on Dec. 30.
Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
Playing as a Top 25 team for the first time under coach Mark Turgeon, 21st-ranked Maryland ran into an old foe that administered a lesson or two in the art of playing defense.