All things considered, which Pac-12 stadium is the best? The worst?
Fall Saturdays are special.
Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend in the fall, college stadiums become a staging ground for history.
The tight end position has evolved into a highly sought-after commodity at the NFL level.
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The tight end position has evolved into a highly sought-after commodity at the NFL level.
A lot of that has to do with the type of athletes who are suiting up and honing their craft in college. The really talented ones are an integral part of any offensive scheme and bolster a quarterback's confidence when dropping back in the pocket.
Here is a list of the top tight ends at the FBS level in 2013:
Which major powers should be embarrassed for these guarantee games?
Everyone likes to win on Homecoming. A quick warm-up game to start the season isn’t bad, either.
The problem is, every program has to pay the bills, too. Guarantee games, in which major programs shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars for games against overmatched opponents from the lower levels, are one of the downsides of college football.
The pecking order in the Pac-12 North is pretty clear. Oregon and Stanford should be the top two teams in the division, while Washington and Oregon State are likely battling for third place.
Washington had a disappointing 2012 season, as the Huskies had hopes of being a top-25 team. However, despite a much-improved defense, the offensive line struggled, and quarterback Keith Price was never able to get on track.
Illinois needs Nathan Scheelhaase to bounce back in 2013.
Most college football fans associate the word “hot seat” with coaching changes. While that term mostly applies to the men on the sideline, it can also factor into the discussion of quarterbacks. Every coach preaches competition under center in the spring, but the reality is only a handful of quarterback battles are really open.