| Jan 4, 2012
— Stanford's Jordan Williamson slouched in the chair at his locker. His shoulder pads, covered by his No. 19 jersey, tossed at his feet. He cried like a baby, which as a 19-year-old freshman kicker, is exactly what he is.
He clearly felt every...
| Aug 26, 2011
The Southeastern Conference must think it invented football. Winning five straight Bowl Championship Series titles, and seven out of the 13 played, can give you a superiority complex.
Never mind how much fortune, along with will and skill, was involved....
| Aug 26, 2011
Every year we must explain to students the "Five W's" of college football turnover.
Who? What? Went where? Why?
Things don't stay the same very long. Players cycle out every four or five years, and for coaches, the grass is usually greener anywhere...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:41 PM
It's hard to argue with results.
The Southeastern Conference has won five straight Bowl Championship Series titles and clearly is the most dominant conference in college football.
So it would make perfect sense that my prediction for this year's BCS...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Utah attorney general Mark L. Shurtleff recently wrote a commentary for the Arizona Republic arguing the Bowl Championship Series needs to be abolished.
He's certainly entitled to an opinion, one shared by many. But he's not entitled to make up his own...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The YouTube video just keeps going and going. Running back Jordan Todman is taking handoff after handoff, pitch after pitch, often carrying the ball deep into the opposition's secondary.
It was 2010 and Todman and his Connecticut team — led by...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
— There are rows of shiny footballs displayed on wooden shelves in the home of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall.
"Connecticut 23, Buffalo 0," is written in bold white letters painted on the brown leather. "1st Win As Head Coach. Sept. 18, 1999....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What does the addition of Notre Dame mean to the ACC and to Maryland?
Jeff Barker: For the ACC, it...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The NCAA is expected to announce signficant penalties against the Penn State football program Monday in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Several reports suggest that the Nittany Lions won’t become the second program to be...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:09 PM
The first months of a college athletic director's tenure are typically spent getting a feel for the landscape. For Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson, his first seven months included leading a major overhaul that included the messy divorce with a...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:11 PM
No one understands the threat Bethune Cookman University football poses to UCF's mission to win its first game of the season on Saturday better than Josh Reese.
Reese, a Miami native, played high school football with or against at least five athletes on...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:06 AM
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NCAAF Team Report - Baylor - INSIDE SLANT
Before Baylor traveled to Buffalo, Baylor coach Art Briles outlined his team's mission: win three games in 13 days.
It's been a busy early season -- if not a particularly challenging one --...