Archive: College Football
Newspapers, including this one, should stop calling the NFL's organized offseason sessions "voluntary workouts." That's a lie. They're anything but voluntary. And if you think otherwise, just listen to the coaches whining and begging and threatening players who don't attend...
By Michael Wilbon | March 26, 2010; 06:44 AM ET | Comments (39)
It's a totally unsatisfying end-of-season for most of us who want to see the championship decided by a playoff, like every other sport in every other division of NCAA competition. The next two weeks should be the best of the college football season, not the lead-up to a bunch of exhibitions.
By Michael Wilbon | December 11, 2009; 11:48 AM ET | Comments (0)
College football ends Saturday with roughly a dozen games, but only three of major consequences in terms of BCS games come January.
By Michael Wilbon | December 3, 2009; 04:57 PM ET | Comments (2)
As Charlie Weis and Bobby Bowden are shown the door, one wonders if once-dominant college programs will learn to temper their expectations.
By Michael Wilbon | December 1, 2009; 01:14 PM ET | Comments (4)
Aaaaaaah, the next-to-last week of the college football season. 80 teams will play their season finales, 14 are already finished for the year. And it seems half the schools playing are involved in those season-ending rivalry games, one of which...
By Michael Wilbon | November 27, 2009; 11:47 PM ET | Comments (0)
The best matchup of the weekend pits RB Ed Wesley and TCU against Utah -- the 5th- and 8th-ranked teams in the latest Index.
By Michael Wilbon | November 13, 2009; 11:30 AM ET | Comments (4)
Nick Saban and Alabama are No. 3 in Wilbon's rankings and are the only undefeated squad that has a tough game this week.
By Michael Wilbon | November 5, 2009; 03:04 PM ET | Comments (0)
There's no reason to change my rankings of a week ago. The SEC teams will stay at the top, even if they needed and received help (again) for the largely incompetent SEC officiating crews. What other conclusion is there to...
By Matt Brooks | October 30, 2009; 01:00 AM ET | Comments (2)
No changes in this week's top five, but Wilbon is finally vindicated for labeling the Hokies overrated.
By Michael Wilbon | October 22, 2009; 09:59 AM ET | Comments (4)
Big games all over the place, finally, highlight Week 7 of the college season.
By Michael Wilbon | October 14, 2009; 01:15 AM ET | Comments (3)
LSU looks like the fifth-best team in the nation, but the Tigers should knock off No. 1 Florida on Saturday night. Check out the index and rank the teams yourself ...
By Michael Wilbon | October 8, 2009; 10:59 AM ET | Comments (13)
The college football season has been a disappointment so far, but this week promises a few intriguing matchups between top teams. See where Wilbon ranks 'em.
By Michael Wilbon | October 1, 2009; 10:20 AM ET | Comments (1)
Thoughts on Tim Tebow's concussion, NBC's new in-studio odd couple and the always disruptive Terrell Owens.
By Michael Wilbon | October 1, 2009; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Wilbon Index ranks the top college football teams -- and Boise State is now in the top three.
By Michael Wilbon | September 23, 2009; 09:52 AM ET | Comments (9)
What to make of Week 2 of the NFL season and another weekend of college football games?
By Michael Wilbon | September 21, 2009; 09:22 AM ET | Comments (9)
Observations and musings from the weekend's college football action.
By Michael Wilbon | September 13, 2009; 10:23 PM ET | Comments (3)
Folks in the Buckeye State like Terrelle Pryor when he's playing quarterback, but not when he's excercising his First Amendment rights.
By Michael Wilbon | September 10, 2009; 01:41 AM ET | Comments (28)