By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press
December 11, 2013 9:22 p.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- When second-year Colorado State Rams coach Jim McElwain got word his team was heading to the New Mexico Bowl, he gathered them in an auditorium to break the news. The ecstatic players broke out in cheers and began high-fiving each other.
By GREG BEACHAM, Associated Press
December 3, 2013 6:18 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steve Sarkisian confidently strode into the John McKay Center on Tuesday and immediately embraced both the lofty standards set by past Southern California coaches and the sky-high hopes of all Trojans football fans.