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  • Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview

    Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview
    It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August.  Baseball?  The U.S. Open?  That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
  • Teel Time: Marshall intriguing test for Virginia Tech's rugged defense, suspect offense

    Teel Time: Marshall intriguing test for Virginia Tech's rugged defense, suspect offense
    Marshall went to Virginia Tech in 2002 nationally ranked and quarterbacked by a top-10 draft choice. The Thundering Herd boast neither trait this season but nonetheless present a curious test Saturday for the Hokies. Can Marshall and Rakeem Cato, the...
  • Better than winning the Heisman?

    Better than winning the Heisman?
    He'll never be a Heisman Trophy finalist, but that doesn't matter one bit to Northwestern's Brandon Williams. Rather, the longtime Wildcats holder has his eye on an even more coveted award, one so prestigious that it exists only in his imagination....
  • Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall

    Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
  • Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still seeking Alabama weakness

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still seeking Alabama weakness
    BLACKSBURG — Now that he's taken an in-depth look at No. 1 Alabama, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's overall impressions about what he's seen don't instill a ton of confidence that he's cracked the code for beating coach Nick Saban's team....
  • Beamer calls Alabama best team he's faced at Virginia Tech

    BLACKSBURG — Forty years ago, Virginia Tech absorbed an historic 77-6 beating from Alabama. Bear Bryant, his wishbone and houndstooth hat no longer define the program, but the Crimson Tide is no less formidable and iconic entering the teams' season-...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech defense smothers Alabama, earns Saban's praise

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech defense smothers Alabama, earns Saban's praise
    Virginia Tech’s defense Saturday impressed one of college football’s most respected defensive minds: Alabama coach Nick Saban. “Defensively they're one of the toughest groups that we played against,” Saban said after the Tide&...
  • Alabama cruises to 35-10 win against Virginia Tech in season opener

    Alabama cruises to 35-10 win against Virginia Tech in season opener
    ATLANTA — For nearly a quarter-century, Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer referred to his special teams return and coverage units as "pride and joy." They were the envy of every Football Bowl Subdivision program. Those days are over. In No. 1...
  • Bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule

     
    College football bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule begins with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 and ends with the BCS National Championship Jan. 7. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Nevada and Arizona Dec. 15 at 1pm ET on ESPN won’t be the most...
  • Brent Musburger drawn to A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend during ESPN’s Championship Game

     
    With Alabama jumping Notre Dame early in ESPN's telecast of the BCS Championship game last night, the only suspense the rest of the game was whether Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron's girlfriend was going to file a restraining order against...
  • 2013 BCS National Championship Game Monday on ESPN

     
    2013 BCS National Championship Game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide takes place Monday, Jan. 7, on ESPN. Two legendary college football programs collide at Sun Life Stadium in Miami as the No....