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In this Nov. 29, 2014 photo, Alabama defensive back Landon Collins (26) breaks up a pass meant for Auburn wide receiver Marcus Davis (80) during the first half of the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Go into the bowl season with a chance to win the national championship. That's mostly been the case in recent years and no reason to think it won't happen again for these two teams. College football's most intense in-state rivalry has been wild the past two seasons with the Kick-6 going Auburn's way in 2013 and then a record-setting shootout being won by Alabama in 2015. The teams will meet Nov. 28, 2015 at Auburn.

The 6 most intriguing games of the season

Every game counts. Some games count more than others. These six games could shape the race for the College Football Playoff. Make time to see them and maybe consider seeing them in person. Here’s why […]


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UCLA suspends OL coach Klemm for 2 games after investigation

UCLA has suspended offensive line coach Adrian Klemm for its first two games and imposed additional recruiting restrictions on its football coaching staff after an investigation into Klemm’s recruiting practices. The Bruins announced the self-imposed […]


In this Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, Ohio State, right, and Oregon play during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Arlington, Texas.

25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams

Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the […]


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Chris Foster says Jim Mora would build a Trump-like wall around the Bruins if he could

UCLA Beat Writer for the LA Times Chris Foster joined The Home Team to give us the low down on UCLA’s freshman Josh Rosen’s prospects for winning the starting quarterback position versus Jerry Neuheisel. Chris […]


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5 things to watch as Bruins prepare for Sept. 5 opener

UCLA opens against Virginia at the Rose Bowl on Sept. 5. Here are five things to watch in Westwood and Pasadena this season: BRADLEY’S TURN: Tom Bradley has taken over for Jeff Ulbrich as defensive […]


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USC eager to test its bountiful talent in upcoming season

Since the first time Cody Kessler pulled on a Southern California jersey, the quarterback has known all about the impossible expectations that come with it. Kessler and his fellow Trojans don’t run from it. They’re […]


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TE Bryce Dixon returns to USC, but not to football team

Former Southern California tight end Bryce Dixon isn’t rejoining the football program despite his reinstatement as a student. USC announced its decision Thursday night on Dixon, who was expelled in May after the school investigated […]


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UCLA Bruins get to work away from home in San Bernardino

Jordan Payton realizes the Inland Empire’s summer weather can be a bit of a shock to UCLA’s newer players. With 18 returning starters, the Bruins’ top receiver is confident his team can handle the heat […]


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Plenty of new faces as USC opens fall camp free of sanctions

Southern California opened fall camp with familiar expectations and plenty of new faces. The Trojans were able to sign a full 25-man recruiting class in February after three years of NCAA sanctions. Add in four […]


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USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

Even before coach Pete Carroll’s dynasty had died, Southern California began a yearly cycle of sky-high preseason hopes and comparatively disappointing results. After Carroll left and the Trojans became hamstrung by NCAA sanctions for the […]