| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Cyrus Jones Jr. needed only two words to make his college choice clear at Thursday night's Under Armour All-America game at Tropicana Field.
"Roll Tide" the star senior said as he replaced a Gilman visor with an Alabama baseball cap during his college...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The Next Level is a Recruiting Report feature that focuses on natives of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County and Howard County who appear on NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision rosters.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:46 PM
These games should be so tight, I'd be happy getting one of them right. I'll take Florida and Georgia to survive the weekend.
The Gators have gotten better every week, with Jeff Driskel validating...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The Ravens won’t announce their latest undrafted free agent class until the players officially pass physicals and sign contracts, which will happen at some point before the start of the rookie mini-camp in the second week of May.
But most –...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Last weekend, the Ravens drafted Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw to complement Terrell Suggs, the 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. But after today’s unfortunate news, Upshaw might have to try to replace him -- if not at his position, then...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:15 PM
No. 11 Oregon State at No. 14 Stanford
3 p.m. Saturday, Fox
Buzz: This outcome could hinge on the play of the backup quarterbacks. Stanford's Kevin Hogan and Oregon State's Cody Vaz have found themselves with increased playing time the last couple of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:30 PM
At Arkansas, Penn State
I'll point to two — for totally different reasons.
Arkansas' John L. Smith needs to win. Now. His contract runs a mere 10 months. In replacing the disgraced Bobby Petrino, Smith will...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Alabama has depth
College football seasons are marathons, not sprints. Teams begin the year in their shiny best, but by the end they can appear frayed.
That's where depth comes in. As good as USC is — and its talent...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Who better to ask about a college hurler than his pitching coach?
Lucky for us, the pitching coach for the Orioles’ first-round pick on Monday (fourth overall), Kevin Gausman, is a familiar name around here.
LSU’s second-year pitching...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Gators not so great
At No. 4, Florida has to be the most overrated team in the Top 25. No disrespect to the Gators, but what were voters thinking when they moved Florida up six spots from No. 11 after its win over then-...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Sometime around 2020 — maybe a little sooner, maybe a little later — we will get sick of the four-team playoff.
The gap between the No. 4 team in the country and the No. 5 team in the country will become too narrow, or it will become too...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Start with a 2-10 season, add an exodus of players, and then subtract two coordinators. What you would typically get from those undeniably negative ingredients is a football recruiting class ranked among the lowest of any BCS-level program in the country....