| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer stole a prospect out of the University of Miami's backyard Tuesday afternoon.
Dwyer wide receiver Johnnie Dixon gave a verbal commitment to Ohio State during a brief ceremony at his high school, picking the Buckeyes over...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:04 AM
The Florida Gators have hired University of New Mexico assistant Coleman Hutzler to coach outside linebackers and special teams, UNM confirmed tonight.
The move, reported by both FootballScoop.com and CoachingSearch.com, will reunite Hutzler with...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston — in my humble opinion as a Heisman voter — will become the second consecutive freshman to win the sports world's most prestigious individual award tonight. Why?...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:55 PM
The sands of sports shift quickly in Los Angeles. A day passes and the landscape is brand-new.
Steve Sarkisian is the new horizon, the new big story. Brett Hundley is the soon-to-be-biggest buzz.
We live at warp speed. Technology promotes it and we...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Rivalry week should be cutthroat, not complicated. "Yeah, buts" have no place in this basic tenet of mutual disdain.
One does not hesitate when a frat brother says, "We're going to paint their cow blue and green. You in?"
You are always in. There is...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Now that your heart rates have retreated to somewhere near normal, didn’t we tell you the Bowl Championship Series (almost) always works out?
Shoot, after days like Saturday, why are they even scrapping it for next season’s playoffs?
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Sunday night I was emailed the last Bowl Championship Series standings ever assembled.
I didn't cry, but I sniffled.
The standings were compiled and delivered, seven Sundays a season, by the National Football Foundation. You could click the short-form...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:23 PM
USA Today on Wednesday released its annual database of college football coaches' salaries. The SEC had three of the four highest-paid coaches in the country, with Alabama's Nick Saban topping the list at more than $5.5 million. Check out the......
| Nov 11, 2013
What if the game you live for threatens to take your life? That's a question some NFL coaches would probably ask themselves right now, if they weren't spending so much time preparing for Sunday.
This past week saw two head football coaches fall victim to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Running off at the typewriter. …
We already know there is a 99.9 percent chance Florida State is going to be in the BCS National Championship Game by virtue of Oregon going down to Stanford on Thursday night, but I've got news for you: The...