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Doeren key at NC State is finding quarterbacks

Doeren key at NC State is finding quarterbacks

We know by now second-year North Carolina State football coach Dave Doeren can find quarterbacks. After all, finding lightly recruited Jordan Lynch at Northern Illinois landed him in a power conference with the N.C. State job. Doeren developed Lynch into a Heisman Trophy...

Clinton Jones overdue for College Football Hall of Fame

Clinton Jones overdue for College Football Hall of Fame

Michigan State football fans rejoiced for two reasons last May when Percy Snow was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame:The 1989 Butkus Award and Lombardi Award winner as a senior in and 1988 Rose Bowl MVP (1987 season) earned enshrinement in the Hall.Snow’s election and...

Michigan State takes page from Stanford in Rose Bowl

Michigan State takes page from Stanford in Rose Bowl

The irony of the 100th Rose Bowl turned out that Michigan State defeated Stanford, a team making its fourth straight BCS bowl trip, at its own game. Stanford’s defense philosophy, first employed on The Farm by Jim Harbaugh and continued by David Shaw when he succeeded his boss...

Taggart visits hallowed ground at Spartan Stadium

Taggart visits hallowed ground at Spartan Stadium

Willie Taggart’s mind will be preoccupied finding a way for USF to steal a football victory from favored Michigan State when the Bulls' new head coach trots onto the field Saturday at Spartan Stadium. But along the way from Taggart's South Florida hiring on Dec. 9 to the...

No small roles in the Game of the Century

No small roles in the Game of the Century

In real life, Mike Burgener is a former Marine that plays a teacher and a coach at Rancho Buena Vista High in Vista. He's also a USA Weightlifting coach.His students can’t comprehend this, but in college football history he played a small role in the 1966 Game of the...