BCS National Championship http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ BCS National Championship en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:05:05 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Ultimate football road trips: Catching the NFL and Cougars, Utes or Aggies in one weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601716/Ultimate-football-road-trips-Catching-the-NFL-and-Cougars-Utes-or-Aggies-in-one-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601716/Ultimate-football-road-trips-Catching-the-NFL-and-Cougars-Utes-or-Aggies-in-one-weekend.html If you are looking to cash in on a football-rich weekend this fall involving both college and NFL games, there are several... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:50:00 MDT BYU football: Five questions with a Notre Dame insider http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590949/BYU-football-Five-questions-with-a-Notre-Dame-insider.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590949/BYU-football-Five-questions-with-a-Notre-Dame-insider.html What type of team will BYU be facing when it travels to take on Notre Dame this Saturday? We asked Notre Dame insider Tim... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:40:01 MST College football re-rankings: BYU, USU move up in the BCS — Utah falls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589344/College-football-re-rankings-BYU-USU-move-up-in-the-BCS-2-Utah-falls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589344/College-football-re-rankings-BYU-USU-move-up-in-the-BCS-2-Utah-falls.html Where do the local teams stand after week 9 of the college football season? Also, find out what the national media thinks... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:30:00 MDT Re-ranking the college football teams: Where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week 8? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html After big wins and losses this week, where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week eight of the college football season? Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:15:00 MDT College football: 'Bama players dismiss talk of 3-peat, expectations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636643/College-football-Bama-players-dismiss-talk-of-3-peat-expectations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636643/College-football-Bama-players-dismiss-talk-of-3-peat-expectations.html Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron offers a primer for what it takes to fit in with the top-ranked Crimson Tide football team. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:52:33 MDT Roll Tide! Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636071/Roll-Tide-Alabama-No-1-in-AP-preseason-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636071/Roll-Tide-Alabama-No-1-in-AP-preseason-poll.html Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1. Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:00:00 MDT Utah State Aggies, BYU Cougars receive votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583947/Utah-State-Aggies-BYU-Cougars-receive-votes-in-the-USA-Today-Coaches-Poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583947/Utah-State-Aggies-BYU-Cougars-receive-votes-in-the-USA-Today-Coaches-Poll.html According to voters, the Utah State Aggies are just barely the best football team in the state of Utah. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:40:00 MDT BYU study shows Cinderella teams draw well in basketball's Final Four; could the same be true in Division 4 football? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583679/BYU-study-shows-Cinderella-teams-draw-well-in-basketballs-Final-Four-could-the-same-be-true-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583679/BYU-study-shows-Cinderella-teams-draw-well-in-basketballs-Final-Four-could-the-same-be-true-in.html It turns out that people really do love the Cinderella story in college basketball, according to a BYU study. Could the same... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:15:18 MDT Brad Rock: College Football Playoff already needs a makeover http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628183/Brad-Rock-College-Football-Playoff-already-needs-a-makeover.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628183/Brad-Rock-College-Football-Playoff-already-needs-a-makeover.html It makes sense that the people who took 20 years to organize a college football playoff would also have trouble naming it. So... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 22:30:00 MDT Brad Rock: College Football Playoff already needs a makeover http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579095/College-Football-Playoff-already-needs-a-makeover.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579095/College-Football-Playoff-already-needs-a-makeover.html Organizers are still lacking in the imagination department when it comes to naming championships. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 15:36:27 MDT BCS to be replaced by system to be named 'College Football Playoff' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627814/BCS-to-be-replaced-by-system-to-be-named-College-Football-Playoff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627814/BCS-to-be-replaced-by-system-to-be-named-College-Football-Playoff.html The Bowl Championship Series will be replaced by the College Football Playoff. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:15:00 MDT Will the Minnesota Vikings take Manti Te'o with one of two 1st-round picks? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627697/Will-the-Minnesota-Vikings-take-Manti-Teo-with-one-of-two-1st-round-picks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627697/Will-the-Minnesota-Vikings-take-Manti-Teo-with-one-of-two-1st-round-picks.html EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:31:16 MDT Sites soon to be settled for BCS college football playoff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627699/Sites-soon-to-be-settled-for-BCS-college-football-playoff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627699/Sites-soon-to-be-settled-for-BCS-college-football-playoff.html With the how and when of college football playoffs determined, it's time to lock in the where. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:25:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Deer-antler spray remedy for Utes, Cougars, Jazz, Aggies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572048/Deer-antler-spray-remedy-for-Utes-Cougars-Jazz-Aggies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572048/Deer-antler-spray-remedy-for-Utes-Cougars-Jazz-Aggies.html A product taken from the tines of deer in New Zealand could cure all our ills. If it's good enough for the SEC, its good... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:43:21 MST Rock On: Musberger makes a web(b) discovery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620247/Rock-On-Musberger-makes-a-webb-discovery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620247/Rock-On-Musberger-makes-a-webb-discovery.html Athletes say the wackiest things when they're disinterested. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:45:00 MST AP source: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619866/AP-source-Eagles-interview-Notre-Dames-Kelly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619866/AP-source-Eagles-interview-Notre-Dames-Kelly.html The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:03:02 MST Dick Harmon: SEC, Alabama and titles? Get used to it, says book http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570320/SEC-Alabama-and-titles-Get-used-to-it-says-book.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570320/SEC-Alabama-and-titles-Get-used-to-it-says-book.html If you compare the resources of Alabama and other SEC schools, winning national championships will be a tough sell for other... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:00:00 MST Brad Rock: No reason to gloat over fall of Irish http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619715/No-reason-to-gloat-over-fall-of-Irish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619715/No-reason-to-gloat-over-fall-of-Irish.html Now that the national championship game is in the books, the big question is whether Alabama's 42-14 win over Notre Dame on... Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:35:00 MST It's Catholics vs. Protestants in BCS National Championship game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570102/Its-Catholics-vs-Protestants-in-BCS-National-Championship-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570102/Its-Catholics-vs-Protestants-in-BCS-National-Championship-game.html For those who like a little – or a lot of – faith with their football, tonight’s national championship game... Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:20:00 MST Will game live up to hype in BCS championship? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619620/Will-game-live-up-to-hype-in-BCS-championship.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619620/Will-game-live-up-to-hype-in-BCS-championship.html Sometimes, the buildup to a game can overwhelm what actually happens on the field. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 05:30:00 MST Notre Dame athletes helped after Alabama tornado http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618887/Notre-Dame-athletes-helped-after-Alabama-tornado.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618887/Notre-Dame-athletes-helped-after-Alabama-tornado.html David Jones saw the best of Alabama's community in the worst of times. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 16:30:00 MST BCS bonanza: Alabama will play Notre Dame in the BCS championship game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616857/BCS-bonanza-Alabama-will-play-Notre-Dame-in-the-BCS-championship-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616857/BCS-bonanza-Alabama-will-play-Notre-Dame-in-the-BCS-championship-game.html Alabama vs. Notre Dame. The BCS championship game couldn't get much bigger. The Crimson Tide locked up a spot in the title... Sat, 01 Dec 2012 21:38:25 MST There's a Big 4 at top of college football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614066/Theres-a-Big-4-at-top-of-college-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614066/Theres-a-Big-4-at-top-of-college-football.html Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame hold the top four spots in The Associated Press college football poll released... Sun, 28 Oct 2012 22:13:13 MDT Utah A.G. drops antitrust investigation of college football's BCS system for now http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565434/Utah-AG-drops-antitrust-investigation-of-college-footballs-BCS-system--for-now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565434/Utah-AG-drops-antitrust-investigation-of-college-footballs-BCS-system--for-now.html Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said he is ending his quest to break up college football's Bowl Championship Series... Sat, 27 Oct 2012 09:02:59 MDT Status of Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson still in question for Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564642/Status-of-Notre-Dame-quarterback-Everett-Golson-still-in-question-for-Saturday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564642/Status-of-Notre-Dame-quarterback-Everett-Golson-still-in-question-for-Saturday.html If No. 1 quarterback Everett Golson is not able to play Saturday for the fifth-ranked Irish (6-0) against BYU (4-3), Kelly... Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:41:21 MDT Florida in 2nd place behind Alabama in 1st BCS poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611643/Florida-in-2nd-place-behind-Alabama-in-1st-BCS-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611643/Florida-in-2nd-place-behind-Alabama-in-1st-BCS-poll.html Alabama and Florida are at the top of the season's first BCS standings, making it yet another all-SEC top two, with Oregon... Sun, 14 Oct 2012 21:53:35 MDT Randy Hollis: Season has turned into a nightmare for John L. Smith, Razorbacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608062/Season-has-turned-into-a-nightmare-for-John-L-Smith-Razorbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608062/Season-has-turned-into-a-nightmare-for-John-L-Smith-Razorbacks.html Five months ago, when John L. Smith abruptly bailed as Weber State's head football coach to take a much higher-profile (and... Sat, 29 Sep 2012 22:53:19 MDT Presidents approve college football playoff; BCS to end in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586130/Presidents-approve-college-football-playoff-BCS-to-end-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586130/Presidents-approve-college-football-playoff-BCS-to-end-in-2014.html College football will finally have a playoff. Come 2014, the BCS is dead. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:30:47 MDT In our opinion: A football playoff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765580131/A-football-playoff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765580131/A-football-playoff.html Some time later this year, officials with college football's Bowl Championship Series are expected to announce a four-team... Sat, 02 Jun 2012 00:00:00 MDT Doug Robinson: BCS has finally admitted what everyone knew all along http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579607/BCS-has-finally-admitted-what-everyone-knew-all-along.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579607/BCS-has-finally-admitted-what-everyone-knew-all-along.html So it was one big, long lie after all. Wed, 30 May 2012 19:24:20 MDT BCS takes big step toward college football playoff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571713/BCS-takes-big-step-toward-college-football-playoff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571713/BCS-takes-big-step-toward-college-football-playoff.html College football is on the verge of finally having a playoff, its own version of the final four. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:25:19 MDT What to watch for in NFL draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571543/What-to-watch-for-in-NFL-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571543/What-to-watch-for-in-NFL-draft.html The NFL draft begins Thursday night with the first round, continues Friday night with the second and third rounds, and runs... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:50:48 MDT Free agency helps, draft the key http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571332/Free-agency-helps-draft-the-key.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571332/Free-agency-helps-draft-the-key.html The haul in free agency and through trades has strengthened the Broncos, Bills and Bears. Now comes the lifeblood of any NFL... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:15:52 MDT What to watch for in NFL draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571329/What-to-watch-for-in-NFL-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571329/What-to-watch-for-in-NFL-draft.html The NFL draft begins Thursday night with the first round, continues Friday night with the second and third rounds, and runs... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 01:46:11 MDT Randy Hollis: One can hardly blame John L. Smith, but it is still wrong http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571219/One-can-hardly-blame-John-L-Smith-but-it-is-still-wrong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571219/One-can-hardly-blame-John-L-Smith-but-it-is-still-wrong.html Instead of giving something back to the university, all John L. Smith gave Weber State was a bunch of "Hogswash." Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:55:36 MDT Alabama's Williams switches spot on defensive line http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564476/Alabamas-Williams-switches-spot-on-defensive-line.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564476/Alabamas-Williams-switches-spot-on-defensive-line.html Jesse Williams is lining up in a new spot on Alabama's defensive line this spring. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 11:55:29 MDT Alabama extends Saban's deal, boosts pay http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563215/Alabama-extends-Sabans-deal-boosts-pay.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563215/Alabama-extends-Sabans-deal-boosts-pay.html Alabama coach Nick Saban has parlayed the Crimson Tide's second national championship in three years into a raise and... Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:15:14 MDT New Seahawks QB knows there will be competition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561221/New-Seahawks-QB-knows-there-will-be-competition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561221/New-Seahawks-QB-knows-there-will-be-competition.html When Matt Flynn came to visit the Seattle Seahawks, he wowed the staff with his personality and ability to understand... Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:46:43 MDT Iowa hires Greg Davis as offensive coordinator http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765554656/Iowa-hires-Greg-Davis-as-offensive-coordinator.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765554656/Iowa-hires-Greg-Davis-as-offensive-coordinator.html Former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis has found a new home at Iowa after a year out of the game. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:50:13 MST Bowl Championship Series leaders far from agreement on changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553263/Bowl-Championship-Series-leaders-far-from-agreement-on-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553263/Bowl-Championship-Series-leaders-far-from-agreement-on-changes.html Before there will be significant changes to college football's postseason and how to determine a champion, there are plenty... Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:58:58 MST Alabama fans gather to celebrate national title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217696/Alabama-fans-gather-to-celebrate-national-title.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217696/Alabama-fans-gather-to-celebrate-national-title.html Alabama fans have gathered to celebrate what coach Nick Saban called a "pretty damn special" accomplishment. Sat, 21 Jan 2012 15:25:38 MST Readers' forum: An honest playoff system http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215304/An-honest-playoff-system.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215304/An-honest-playoff-system.html The BCS is a bunch of crock. A championship cannot be determined by computers, sportscasters, coaches or college presidents.... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST