Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: This Power Five rift will go beyond the 2020 football season

The Power Five doesn’t feel as powerful as it did a couple of weeks ago. There’s division at play. And for some, no football. The Big 12, SEC, Big Ten, PAC-12 and ACC have historically represented a strong, united public face in major matters that have defined their sports — … Read More

NCAA calls off its fall championships, leaving football with the lone postseason still standing

Five months ago, the NCAA responded to the coronavirus pandemic by canceling the postseason competitions for its winter and spring sports. The organization won’t crown any champions this fall, either. On Thursday, the NCAA announced that it was axing championships for most of its Division I fall sports. The decision … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

How will the Big 12, SEC and ACC get through a football season?

No football for the Big Ten and Pac-12 this fall. Pigskin season is still a go for the Big 12, SEC and ACC. American-Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden weigh in on this week’s version of college football for 2020. 1. Are the Big 12, SEC and ACC smart … Read More

Game on: Big 12 moves forward with the season, lays out Texas’ new schedule for 2020

The Spanish Flu and two world wars couldn’t stop the University of Texas from playing football. So far, COVID-19 can’t, either. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced Wednesday the league would continue to move forward on starting the season and even released a new schedule. Athletes will now be tested … Read More

Bevo Beat

With new schedule, Texas opens Big 12 play Sept. 26 at Texas Tech, Oklahoma still Oct. 10

Texas will open the Big 12 portion of the season at Texas Tech on Sept. 26, the Big 12 announced Wednesday. But that could still change, and it’s possible there could still be no season at all. The Big 12 unveiled its new league schedule Wednesday, something that was already … Read More