There were concerns on Saturday whether Case McCoy could lead the team to a win under the bright lights of the Rose Bowl and in front of a national television audience.
There were concerns whether the defense could step up and exert its will on a UCLA running game that has the ability to shred opposing defenses at will.
Each of these concerns were answered early on, as the Longhorns cruise 947 days
It was assumed that the 2011 season would be a struggle for new head coach Luke Fickell and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Yesterday’s 24-6 loss to the Miami Hurricanes sends the Buckeyes to 2-1 as they visit the Colorado Buffaloes next weekend in Boulder.
With the loss, Ohio State is unranked in the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since 2004. 947 days
Rantsports.com - Weird. I thought public visibility and opinion came with the whole “superstar” thing. I can’t understand why Talbot wouldn’t want the spotlight of hatred and boos he’ll surely receive in Pittsburgh (after his first game back at the Consol, where I’m assuming he’ll get a mixture of cheers and boos). 947 days
Sportige.com - Oklahoma got a big win over former no.5 Florida State to remain at the top spot of the College Football Rankings, LSU and Alabama switched 2 and 3 again while Ohio State, after being dropped by Miami, fell out of the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2004. 947 days
Rantsports.com - Coach Kirk Ferentz finally got a look at what he has in junior quarterback James Vandenberg. The Iowa offense was stagnant for much of the game until Vandenberg put some air under the ball and led the Hawkeyes back from a 21 point deficit with 18 minutes to go. 947 days
According to multiple sources this morning, including Alan Trubow, Randy Riggs, and Kirk Bohls of the Austin American Statesman, the University of Texas should join the PAC 12 within the week along with Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech– creating the first complete, 16-team mega-conference in collegiate sports.