MOBILE, Ala. - The questions came at Tim Tebow like a blitzing linebacker - about his mechanics, ball placement, footwork, release. All that technical stuff that the Florida quarterback will continue hearing about as he tries to transition to the NFL.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton was determined to hold Derek Dooley's introductory press conference the same day he hired the coach. Hamilton wanted the Volunteers fans to form their opinions of the new coach based on Dooley's own words.
Newly hired defensive coordinator Todd Grantham can leave Georgia to become an NFL or college head coach without paying a buyout, but resigning for any other reason including for another assistant coaching job could come with a hefty price tag.
LOS ANGELES --- Lane Kiffin rolled into his dream job at Southern California with a wave of promises and praise Wednesday night, vowing to run a squeaky-clean program even while immediately fending off questions about his staff's first day on the job.
ORLANDO, Fla. --- Oregon State coach Mike Riley won't stop disciplining players just because three of his colleagues were recently forced out after allegations of player abuse. Those accusations, however, might give him pause.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida has two more underclassmen headed to the NFL and one junior sticking around another season. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap and center Maurkice Pouncey announced their intentions Monday, joining cornerback Joe Haden and tight end Aaron Hernandez in leaving early.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will remain with the national champion Crimson Tide. Coach Nick Saban announced Monday that Smart chose to remain at Alabama after being offered the same position at Georgia.
LOS ANGELES --- Pete Carroll loves challenges and the NFL game. The Seattle Seahawks offered both. Carroll ended his nine-year tenure with Southern California on Monday, leaving behind a program facing multiple woes for a lucrative deal to coach the Seahawks.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. --- Nick Saban cracked a few jokes and even some smiles, deadpanning about the players' poor execution of his celebratory Gatorade bath. And it didn't take long for him to start looking ahead to the challenges Alabama faces.
PASADENA, Calif. --- Texas quarterback Colt McCoy hurt his passing shoulder on the Longhorns' first drive of the BCS Championship game Thursday night, knocking him out of the biggest -- and final -- game of his record-setting college career.