Archive for October, 2011

Tennessee vs Alabama: Report Card Grades for the Tide’s Win vs. Tennesee

Posted by Ian Berg on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Alabama started off slow against their bitter rival the Tennessee Volunteers. Going into the locker room at halftime, the score was tied at 6-6. The Crimson Tide eventually caught their footing in the second half, pushing through the Vols to an eventual 37-6 victory. Trent Richardson was held to less than 100 yards in the game and looked less than impressive from the running back position. Tennessee did all they could to crowd the box ...

Utah vs. California: Video Highlights

Posted by Bleacher Report Staff on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Utah vs. California: Video highlights of California's 34-10 win.Read more College Football news on

USC vs. Notre Dame: Irish Turnovers Lead to Another Roller-Coaster Defeat

Posted by Dan Scofield on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Turnovers have been the direct cause of many of Notre Dame's woes this season.Saturday night's rivalry matchup versus USC didn't turn out to be any different. The Irish found just about every way to give up the ball—and in almost every important situation.First it was backup Dayne Crist's costly goal-line fumble that led to a long touchdown recovery by Trojan defensive back Jawarza Starling.Shortly after, with the Irish driving with momentum, Tommy Rees was back on ...

Best and Worst of College Football Week 8

Posted by Ian Berg on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Every week, college football brings expectations and surprises. This week has not disappointed as two records have been set and realignment is again a hot topic. Some top teams have struggled while others have solidified themselves in their top positions with big wins. There were missed calls and delayed games to top off the performances this week.As the college football season has reached the bend and turned toward the finish line, let’s take a look ...

Illinois vs Purdue: Fighting Illini Drop Second Straight

Posted by Caileb Feik on October 22 2011 Add Comments
The Illinois Fighting Illini appeared to be on their way to one of the best seasons in school history after six games. Their 6-0 record marked the Illini’s best start since the 1951 squad started 7-0. Two weeks later, Illinois is sitting at 6-2 (2-2 Big Ten) with their chances at a conference championship and major bowl bid starting to diminish.The Purdue Boilermakers (4-3, 2-1 Big Ten) handed No. 23 Illinois their second loss in ...

Heisman Trophy Watch: Tracking the Top Contenders in Week 8

Posted by Matt Shetler on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Week 8 of the college football season features a ton of Heisman Trophy candidates in action; especially in the primetime slate of games in which Russell Wilson, Trent Richardson, Andrew Luck, Landry Jones and others were all in action.Who helped and who hurt their chances at taking home the Heisman in Week 8?Let's take a look at how the top contenders have fared.Begin Slideshow

BCS Rankings: Wisconsin Choking Away National Title Chances vs. Spartans

Posted by Austin Green on October 22 2011 Add Comments
The Wisconsin Badgers are trailing Michigan State 23-14 at halftime of tonight's game, and their national championship hopes are hanging in the balance.The 6-0 Badgers have been annihilating foes this season, but they can't stop the Spartans offense. Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins has been nearly flawless, completing 8-of-10 passes for 134 yards and a touchdown.Wisconsin's usually stifling defense has also given up several huge plays tonight. Le'Veon Bell busted out a 32-yard run earlier ...

USC vs. Notre Dame Video: Watch Irish Land Big Hit on Trojans

Posted by Josh Martin on October 22 2011 Add Comments
Apparently, Notre Dame's new helmets are just as strong as the old ones.The Fighting Irish debuted new head gear against arch rival USC on Saturday and wasted little time cracking Trojans wide receiver Brandon Carswell with their Golden Dome-inspired hats.Carswell pulled down a pass from Matt Barkley amidst a crowd at the 25-yard line in the second quarter and promptly paid dearly for the grab. Irish corner Jamoris Slaughter came up hard and fast with ...

Huskies vs. Cardinal: 4 Halftime Adjustments the Huskies Need to Make

Posted by Matthew Connolly on October 22 2011 Add Comments
In a high-octane battle of two of the Pac-12’s best, the Cardinal is leading the Huskies 38-14 heading into the half. While Keith Price and company have held their own against one of the nation's top teams, there are a few things they need to work on if they want to get back into the game.  1. Limit another fast start Stanford exploded out of the gates, charging downfield for a touchdown in only ...

College Basketball Coaching Carousel: 2011-2012 Edition

Posted by Mason Argiropoulos on October 22 2011 Add Comments
The 2011-2012 college hoops season is a few short weeks away, and in keeping with the annual tradition, many head coaches have rotated to a different program. Over 25 Division I schools will start this year’s campaign with a new face in front of the bench.  In case you had difficultly tracking each change, here is a rundown of all the changes in carousel format.  Begin Slideshow