| Sep 25, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Glad to see so many of my fellow Associated Press poll voters elevated LSU to No. 1 this week.
For the second time in three weeks, the 25 teams on my ballot mirror the poll results.
Virginia Tech faithful likely will take issue with my voting the No. 11...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 12:19 PM
For much of this season, I’ve annoyed Virginia Tech partisans by voting the Hokies lower than most on my weekly Associated Press top-25 ballot. After Saturday’s anemic 23-3 loss to Clemson, I’m guessing most will forgive me for having...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 9:05 AM
The ACC was one snap away from its preseason division favorites vanishing from the top 25 Saturday. But Logan Thomas’ last-minute, fourth-and-1 touchdown from 19 yards out gave Virginia Tech a 38-35 victory over Miami and kept the Hokies in the...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 3:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports, after it doubles the exit fee for current members to $10 million.
An official in the Big East,...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Auburn finished No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, completing an unprecedented climb to its first national title in 53 years.
The Tigers led the Top 25 following a 22-19 victory against Oregon in the BCS championship Monday night....
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Washington has announced its first opponent for
when Husky Stadium reopens in 2013: Boise State.
The Huskies and Broncos announced a home-and-home series on
Wednesday. The Broncos will be Washington's first opponent when
Husky Stadium is finished...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Bowl Championship Series honchos will convene in south Florida next week — stunning the venue isn’t Toledo or Toano — for another brainstorming session aimed at an eventual re-tooling of major college football’s abominable...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:30 AM
It appears that the Western Athletic Conference might be going the way of the 8-track player or parachute pants.
Over the weekend, reports surfaced that the league was close to losing several members to rival conferences. UTSA, UT Arlington and Texas...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Rumors and whispers of local college conference membership shuffles could see the light of day beginning Wednesday, when George Mason's Board of Visitors holds its final scheduled meeting of the school year.
Mason and VCU are considering a jump to the...
| May 9, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole.
Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:28 AM
The Big East needs a new commissioner and, more important, a new television contract fast.
Boise State and Louisville reportedly are mulling their Big East exit strategies. And it’s pretty obvious those may not be the only two schools wary about...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Unlike recent weeks, the big movement in the latest Associated Press college football poll, and on Blog Boy’s ballot, was at the top of the heap, where previously undefeated Oklahoma and Wisconsin lost.
How far to drop the Sooners and Badgers?...