| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:36 PM
USF President Judy Genshaft is misleading state legislators about UCF...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Given the results of the other games around the conference last weekend, even Florida's 38-10 loss to Alabama wasn't enough to drop the Gators in a poll of SEC beat writers. Florida remained at No. 4 this week after South Carolina lost to Auburn. One...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Facing a top-five opponent with an unbeaten record, any team would want to be at home. And after getting throttled 31-6 in Tuscaloosa last year, it's no surprise that the Gators would rather face the third-ranked Tide (4-0, 1-0 SEC) in The Swamp. But...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Saturday morning update. Here are the actual poll results.
Tech 13th, just where I had 'em.
Call me fortunate, misguided or both, but I’m serving as Virginia’s representative on the Associated Press...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Consider me Virginia's designated piñata, DP for short, this college football season. Translation: I'm the state's voter on the Associated Press' top 25.
The AP was desperate enough to ask, and I was gullible enough to accept, knowing full well how...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:20 AM
A Tuesday afternoon update now that the poll has been released:
Virginia Tech jumped from 13th to 11th, passing Oregon, which lost to LSU, and South Carolina, which defeated East Carolina.
As you can tell from Monday's post, I kept the Hokies at No. 13....
| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Turns out I wasn’t the only one unimpressed by Virginia Tech’s 17-10 victory at East Carolina on Saturday.
The Hokies fell from 11th to 13th in the Associated Press poll released Sunday afternoon.
As you’ll see on my AP ballot here,...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2011
Chris Relf threw three touchdown passes, Vick Ballard ran for three scores and No. 21 Mississippi State overwhelmed Michigan 52-14 Saturday in the Gator Bowl.
The 38-point drubbing was the worst bowl loss in Michigan's storied history and may have sealed...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Time was when beating Wake Forest did nothing for a college football team’s national profile. But Virginia Tech’s 38-17 victory in Winston-Salem on Saturday night was arguably the Hokies’ most impressive this season.
They rolled an...
| May 21, 2011
The LSU Tigers will not play in the SEC tournament.
Mississippi State scored twice in the bottom of the ninth Friday night to beat the Tigers, 6-5.
The Tigers led 5-0 after scoring 4 times in the third inning. But, with one out in the 9th, the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:39 AM
It didn’t take much to get Florida starting pitcher Alex Panteliodis fired up for Sunday’s NCAA regional game at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.
He just looked at the tourney schedule, which read Florida vs. Miami.
“Something sparks me...