SAN FRANCISCO, Sporting Alert – USC has been chosen by the media to win the Pac-12 college football title and has been predicted to edge out defending champion Oregon.
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has backed his third-string quarterback Cardale Jones to “play in the NFL,” but hinted that the sophomore might not be ready to make the advanced step up yet.
DALLAS (Sporting Alert) — Oregon enter Monday night’s NCAA college football championship game as the strong favorite against Ohio State, this according to the major bookies. The No. 2 Ducks, on Monday morning, were listed as a 6.5 point favorite at most NV sports books, which dipped slightly from the opening line of 7. Last week the line was at 5.
The inaugural NCAA college football playoff gets underway on New Year’s Day, as the nation’s top four ranked teams seek a place in the championship game.
No. 2 Oregon and No. 7 Arizona will meet in the 2014 Pac-12 Championship game on Friday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.
DALLAS, Tex. (Sporting Alert) — Alabama stayed No. 1 in the latest College Football Playoff top 25 rankings, but Florida State dropped to No. 4, despite being the only undefeated team in the poll.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Colorado entered the weekend as the overwhelming favourites and Mark Wetmore’s side held its head to win the 2014 NCAA National Cross Country Championships men’s title in Terre Haute, Indiana on Saturday.
NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — No. 1 Alabama was one of the teams that secured a victory in the NCAA College Football top 25 Week 13 action on Saturday, November 22. No. 4 Mississippi State (10-1) battered Vanderbilt 51-0; Ohio State (10-1), beat Indiana 42-27 to clinched the Big Ten East Division title; No. 7 Baylor (9-1) earned a 49-28 victory over Oklahoma State, but No. 8 Ole Miss (8-3) were stunned 30-0 by Arkansas (6-5).
The 2014 NCAA DI Cross Country Championships is set for Saturday at LaVern Gibson, with the likes of No. 1 Colorado, No. 3 Oregon and No. 4 Oklahoma State heading the list of teams hunting the men’s title. The women’s title race will include teams such as Michigan State, Oregon, Georgetown and Iowa State.
NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Mississippi State stayed No. 1 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, but Florida State dropped in the release on Monday night.