Posts Tagged ‘USC Trojans’

Washington 16, USC 13

In college football on September 21, 2009 at 9:38 pm

USC v Washington

I saw the last 12 or so minutes of Washington’s pulsating defeat of USC this past Saturday. Quarterback Jake Locker did a solid job leading the Dawgs to victory. The last time I saw him play was in 2007, when the Huskies visited Hawaii and lost to the Warriors, 35—28. In that game, Locker made several big plays, but he looked a lot steadier versus the Trojans. The West Coast’s answer to Tim Tebow appears to be throwing with much more confidence and accuracy. With momentum on their side, 24th ranked Washington now travels to Stanford for a very winnable game. Read the rest of this entry »

The BCS fix

In college football on August 15, 2009 at 12:22 pm

FedEx BCS National Championship Game - Oklahoma v Florida

After much thought, I’ve come up with three suggestions that would improve the overall FBS college football experience and give non-BCS teams a much better shot at playing for a national championship. I do not support the idea of a national playoff tournament. The basic premise of my new system would essentially be the nuts and bolts of the existing BCS system, but with a few twists. Here are the suggestions: Read the rest of this entry »