| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:23 AM
When former Gilman star Cyrus Jones Jr. finished sorting through his 40-plus football scholarships following his senior season, he concluded Alabama was the right place for him.
This time of year, the big game in front of him, is why.
"One of the main...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Hurricanes blow 'em away
The 2001 Miami Hurricanes were by far the best national champion in the BCS era. They ran over just about everybody, including a talented Nebraska team in the Rose Bowl.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
The whispers reached Carroll Washington III like a game of telephone. Some said the Edmondson grad had gone to trade school. Another rumor placed him at a Division II university in Pennsylvania.
Speculation on the whereabouts of the quarterback who,...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:51 PM
FSU will live up to hype
For more than a decade, national analysts have clamored for Florida State to make its triumphant return to the BCS scene. The Seminoles have mostly disappointed them. But with a loaded defensive...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Chip Kelly attractive
The college coach who is the best bet to make the jump to the pros is Chip Kelly.
He came close a year ago when he was being wooed by the Bucs, but he decided to stay at Oregon. It is likely he will...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Barkley leads Trojans
Fresh off its two-year postseason bowl ban, USC is primed and ready to make a run at the Pac-12 championship. Quarterback Matt Barkley, a preseason Heisman Trophy favorite, is surrounded by so much...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:32 AM
When the Connecticut football team makes its way down the highway to face Maryland on Saturday, the drive for most of the players will simply mark another trip to another school for another game. But for Tim Willman, it means coming home.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:45 PM
An Irish blessing
Some day Notre Dame may call upon the ACC for a service. It will want a football conference to call home, and the ACC will oblige, right after it's done making snow angels in the $100 bills layering...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Growing up in Fulton and starring as a two-way lineman for Reservoir High School, Tim Willman had played plenty of football games in Maryland.
But he had never played a football game against Maryland until Saturday afternoon, when his visiting University...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the mood of Maryland's football program heading to West Virginia on Saturday as a four-touchdown...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:05 PM
When Towson athletic director Mike Waddell broached the idea with Rob Ambrose of taking his football team down to play LSU in Baton Rouge for the fourth game of the 2012 season, the Tigers' coach was decidedly lukewarm.
The initial discussion took...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at wide receivers.
The top prospects: Oklahoma State'...