| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Johnny Football is dazzling and Alabama is still the team to beat. Got it.
Now it's time to look forward.
This week does not have many marquee games, but weeks like this can be sneaky good and still have an impact on the college football landscape....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 12 South Carolina (2-1) at...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Last week we witnessed a crazy barrage of upsets. Clemson, LSU, Texas A&M, Louisville, UCLA, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida all fell to supposedly inferior opponents. That Florida State-Clemson game was especially insane. All week long I’...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
This has been a good week. Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Welcome to the week 5 Take the Points column. This is a tremendous week for college football, and I can't wait to sit back and watch the action unfold. I'm closing on a house tomorrow and I've spent this entire week doing annoying busywork, so there's...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:23 PM
— There's something about playing in Wanner Stadium that brings out the best in the Bruton High football team.
Two weeks ago, Kapri Doucet scored four touchdowns at Wanner as the Panthers outlasted Warhill 42-21. Friday night, Bruton (4-2, 3-2 Bay...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:23 PM
With the Bay Rivers District football season at the halfway point, things have unfolded much as expected. Not only has Lafayette High lived up to its billing as favorite, the Rams have been at least as dominant as their 31-point average margin of...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Chris Fowler stepped on stage before a large crowd of football fans assembled on the shore of Lake Michigan on Saturday morning and addressed them like a preacher giving a sermon.
"We'll be back sooner than 18 years," the ESPN broadcaster said as the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:02 PM
— It's tough to win games when you only run four plays in one quarter.
Lafayette High's football team proved to be the exception to the rule Friday night, posting a 42-11 victory over rival Jamestown in a showdown at Wanner Stadium....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Like the series finale of "Breaking Bad," last weekend's college football slate was fantastic. With its victory over LSU, Georgia firmly planted its flag in the national title hunt. Alabama rolled Ole Miss, Notre Dame disappointed, Ohio State balled...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
We'll try this for a few Tuesday mornings to see if there's a comment constituency for regularly scheduled chatter about sports -- pro, college, recreational. Here's some chum for the waters: Major League Baseball's one-game play-in for each league's two....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:50 PM
We have our first fired head coach of the season and got a closer look at a slew of teams. Here are the top 10 things we learned during the latest college football weekend:
1. USC athletic director Pat Haden reportedly pulled Lane Kiffin off the team...