How do you think Bo Pelini would feel about his Nebraska Cornhuskers throwing two interceptions in the first half of Friday's loss to Iowa? He would be happy about it? Seriously. Quint Kessenich of ESPN is on the receiving end of this one.
Former Washington coach Don James died early Sunday at the age of 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. "The Dawgfather" is being remembered as a disciplinarian with an acute attention to detail, but he also could be a prankster.
Watch this 1992 April Fools' Day package that aired on KSTW-TV in Seattle after the Huskies completed a 12-0 season and won a share of the national championship. James, whose popularity was at a peak, was set to become coach of the hated Los Angeles Raiders.
Did Iowa State linebacker Jeremiah George strip the ball from Texas' Johnathan Gray at the Cyclone 1-yard line with 1:08 left in Thursday night's game? Iowa State's Paul Rhoads expresses his displeasure over the call in the postgame news conference.
USC fans used to fill the L.A. Coliseum in the Pete Carroll era. Under Lane Kiffin, those who showed filled the stadium with boos.
The unpopular coach was on the job for 43 games, the last being Saturday night's 62-41 loss at Arizona State.
His firing came early Sunday morning in a parking lot at L.A. International Airport. After players and staff had departed the team charter and boarded buses for the trip to campus, Kiffin was reportedly asked to depart. He wanted the bus to remain, but a school administrator motioned for it to depart.
Athletic director Pat Haden was waiting for Kiffin, and he told the coach that he was fired.
Kiffin, 38, compiled a 28-15 record as USC coach.
The reaction around Los Angeles is varied. Here's a sample of what they are saying:
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Kiffin never really had a chance. Crippling NCAA sanctions were too much to overcome. The Trojans took only 56 scholarship plays to Saturday night's game at Arizona State, well short of the NCAA maximum of 65. It got so bad the Trojans had to play Robby Kolanz, who worked in the school's sports information office last year, at receiver.