Josh Rosen should ease up on the public displays of opinion and listen to his coach

When your college football coach compares you to a former Heisman Trophy winning freshman quarterback, you would take it as the highest of compliments. On the other hand, when that quarterback is Johnny Manziel, there could be a double meaning. Over the last two weeks, UCLA quarterback and a Heisman contender in his own right […]

TSS Roundtable: Which Program Will Come Out of Nowhere and Reach the College Football Playoff?

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s to for our staff to discuss college football’s hottest topics. Thus far, we’ve talked about the best coaching hires, the worst coaching hires, the biggest surprise team, the most disappointing team, impact transfers, intriguing quarterback situations, next year’s NFL draft and sleeping giants in college football. Last week, our staff debated whether the Big 12 […]

UCLA, Cal, and a fight for visibility in the Pac-12

The UCLA Bruins are not likely to win the Pac-12 South. The California Golden Bears will have to thread the needle — part of which means beating Stanford — in order to win the Pac-12 North. The two teams which will play in the Rose Bowl stadium on Thursday night should not be expected to […]

Josh Rosen wins, but BYU’s defense gave him a lot to think about

Prior to the season, UCLA head coach Jim Mora made waves when he attacked freshman quarterback Josh Rosen in the media. It turns out that Mora’s words may have had some validity, regardless of whether they were warranted or not. Rosen profoundly struggled for much of his team’s victory Saturday night against BYU, in a […]

Thoughts, Observations, and Things To Watch For In Week 3

Week three of the college football season looks like it’ll be an exciting one, featuring four games between top 25 opponents. Here are some notes, stats, and observations to pay attention to. Just how good is the Georgia Tech option attack, which averages 457.5 yards per game and a whopping 8.47 yards per carry? We’ll […]

Bloguin Top 50: No. 28 — UCLA

UCLA Bruins 2014 Record: 10-3 (won Alamo Bowl vs. Kansas State) 1 Burning Question: Is Josh Rosen ready to step right in to replace Brett Hundley? During his three seasons as starting quarterback for the Bruins, Brett Hundley was among the most entertaining players the Pac-12 had to offer. Now that Hundley is off to the […]

Which first year starter at QB is poised to have a breakout season?

March Madness hits this week, but don’t forget about college football as we roll out the second installment of our weekly roundtables. This morning, we are back as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and a rotating special guest in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. Last week we […]

A Glimpse at the Pac-12 Quarterbacks of 2015

The Pac-12 is known as a conference full of high powered offenses and that starts at the quarterback position. In 2014, the Pac-12 boasted Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota but the conference was very deep in QB talent. Cody Kessler, Brett Hundley, Sean Mannion, Connor Halliday and Anu Solomon are just some of the names […]