Washington State coach Ernie Kent had an easy time giving his team a grade after the Cougars beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Former Washington head coach Rick Neuheisel will join CBS Sports as a college football studio analyst, the network announced Tuesday
Washington tried to get back into the game with a rash of 3-pointers in the second half. The Huskies made 10, with Andrews hitting three, but they never got within single digits.
Andrew Andrews capped a career-high, 35-point game by draining a game-winning 3-point basket with 2.7 seconds left in Washington’s 87-84 victory over Washington State.
Make no mistake, the younger Payton is his own man.
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.
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.
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.
Hopes were high for this season after the Cougars went to their first bowl game in a decade in 2013. But they opened with consecutive losses to Rutgers and Nevada.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.