The 2018 Nebraska Cornhuskers became the first Huskers football team to lose its first six games. But the Huskers stormed back to win four and coach Scott Frost says this team is far ahead of last year’s pace.
Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder retired after 27 seasons. Snyder, the architect of one of the greatest turnarounds in college football history, often wrote notes of appreciation to opposing players and coaches and deserves the same from KSU fans.
The College Football Playoff bracket will be announced on Sunday. Put Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame in. Who’s the final team among Georgia, Oklahoma and Ohio State? The prediction here: Boomer Sooner
If favorites win conference championships on Saturday, the final spot on the College Football Playoff bracket could come down to Oklahoma or Ohio State. But Texas can eliminate OU with a Big 12 title game victory.
The Kansas Jayhawks hired former LSU coach Les Miles as their next football coach and he brings the credibility of a coach who has won a national championship and had great success at LSU and Oklahoma State.
Nebraska and Iowa State were forced to cancel their season football openers because of weather. The games are unlikely to be made up, but perhaps the Cornhuskers and Cyclones could schedule a game in KC.
The Missouri Tigers sailed past Tennessee-Martin 51-14 in the season opener, which was much different than last year’s opener when Missouri State hung 43 points on Mizzou. Drew Lock led the new offense.
The Chiefs released their first depth chart of the season in advance of the preseason opener, and there were few surprises. Drafted players Breeland Speaks and Tremon Smith are listed with the second string.
The Big 12 once had the most uncertain future of the major conferences. But the league is on sound financial footing and even brags about its schedule structure. Winning more national championships is now the objective.
ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas visited the NAIA in Kansas City this week and said the Commission on College Basketball, headed by Condoleezza Rice, ultimately failed by recommending the sport stick to a strict amateur model.
College basketball produced an invigorating NCAA Tournament and dominant champion in VIllanova. But the FBI investigation carries a cloud of uncertainty into the offseason. Here's a lookahead to the 2018-19 season.
Villanova meets Michigan in Monday's NCAA championship game, and the game matches programs that don't rely on one-and-done players. Experienced players such as Jalen Brunson and Moritz Wagner have carried their teams to the title game.
Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson have been playing basketball together since the third grade. Their dedication has paid off with an improbable run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.