| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Ed Orgeron tried to be Pete Carroll.
When he left USC to become Mississippi's head coach in 2005, Orgeron said he attempted "to do everything we did here with Coach Carroll."
It did not go as planned.
"Some of them worked and some of them did not,"...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:22 PM
North Texas visited Oklahoma on opening weekend in 2007 and was clobbered, 79-10.
A few days later, sitting in his home office a few blocks from where the wipeout took place, Barry Switzer said North Texas got what it deserved.
"They had no game...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
From the National Football Foundation: American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Nov. 21 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (18) UCF ESPN (Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Ponder) Sat., Nov. 23 12 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston ESPNews...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:22 AM
As we hear the cries and wipe the tears of UF fans everywhere, let’s not get too carried away with this whole “Woe is Gators” theme.
It dawned on me the other day when I saw some Gators magnetic helmet decals on the clearance aisle...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Arkansas associate head coach and Plantation native Charlie Partridge has been offered FAU’s vacant head coaching position and is expected to accept the offer, the Sun Sentinel has learned.
According to multiple sources close to the situation,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Jul 30, 2013
GAINESVILLE — Win and they will come, the adage goes.
But times have changed, even in the SEC where the league's streak of seven straight national championships has coincided with sagging attendance.
Take Alabama. Winners of the past two...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us.
Although many of the stories deserve...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Sun Bowls don’t determine national championships, or even showcase top-10 teams. But few, if any, cities take as much pride in their postseason game as this west Texas outpost hard by the borders of Mexico and New Mexico.
From the moment...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Crimson Tide fans, book your vacation plans to sunny California.
If that line sounds familiar, it's because I wrote it Oct. 12, 2012 — in a blog post after the Southeastern Conference released its 2013 schedule.
It was weird not knowing then...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Let the angels rejoice from the heavens. College football is back! To help get your football juices flowing, here are 25 reasons to be pumped for this season.
1. Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair taught us, "To be the man, you've gotta beat the man."...