| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The text message came midway through the third quarter of UCF's historic, euphoric Fiesta Bowl victory over Baylor on New Year's night.
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was obviously enthralled.
"You watching UCF?" Van Gundy texted excitedly....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
*Correction updated: The Florida Gators game against Georgia Southern will count towards UF's bowl eligibility since the NCAA allows one FCS result.
Things have gotten a little more complicated for Ryan Sousa.
The standout Orlando Lake Nona wide...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Running off at the typewriter. …
We already know there is a 99.9 percent chance Florida State is going to be in the BCS National Championship Game by virtue of Oregon going down to Stanford on Thursday night, but I've got news for you: The...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Coach Jimbo Fisher says he doesn't really care who the Florida State Seminoles are playing Monday for the BCS national championship.
He contends that the game is no bigger because the No. 1 Seminoles are playing the No. 2...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Florida Gators and some of their frothing-at-the-mouth, fire-the-coach football fans don't want to hear this, but they need to hear it.
They need to hear that they would be a whole lot better off if they were more like UCF.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:57 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Coaches still searching for leaders and playmakers often rationalize by praising their depth. So when Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly took that tack Thursday at the team's media day it only guaranteed Irish fans they will want to...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:13 PM
In his second year on the job, coach Will Muschamp won 11 games, beat Florida State, took the Florida Gators to a BCS bowl and had UF in contention for a spot in the national championship game until the final weekend of the regular season.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:27 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — On the final Orange Bowl of this BCS era, they got an old-fashioned match-up for college football, one where you could watch the play without soiling your soul in the process.
This, you see, was the lone BCS bowl you could watch...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
University of Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley did the right thing when he came out earlier this week and let it be known that Will Muschamp will be back next year as the coach of the Gators no matter how...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:42 PM
— The NFL knew what is was doing last spring when it put its schedule together and came out with the Philadelphia Eagles playing on national television in a Week 1 Monday night game.
It knew that Philly's dynamic new head coach, Chip Kelly, would...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Their teams have won six straight national championships. So Southeastern Conference football coaches and presidents have earned the right to be a little chirpy.
But some of the blather coming from last week's SEC meetings in Destin, Fla., stunk worse...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Just as predicted, the sun rose over paradise Tuesday morning.
Life goes on.
But that won't make the tape from Monday night any easier to watch.
It may take some healing time for the Notre Dame football team to come to the realization of what...