| 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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:20 PM
ATLANTA -- Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Florida State is set to resume ACC play against Boston College.
The No. 8 Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC) opened their conference schedule with a 41-13 road victory against Pitt on Sept. 2. With two home games against outmatched opponents (Nevada and Bethune-...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Remember Saturday if Auburn goes on to beat Alabama and then wins the national title.
Remember the throw, the tip and the catch.
Remember how it never should have happened.
Remember that Auburn improved to 10-1 on a Hail Mary that rivals Doug...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Tom Bradley made it clear ahead of time that he didn't want to talk about Penn State, where he spent 37 years as a player and coach — serving as the Nittany Lions interim head coach for four games in 2011 after the Jerry Sandusky scandal...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Ohio State crushed Illinois, 60-35, on Saturday to record its 22nd consecutive victory.
It tied the school record for wins in a row -- and what a rush it was.
Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards while quarterback Braxton Miller added 184. Ohio State (10-0) ...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:08 PM
If I make it to Monday I will have covered all 16 national title games in the Bowl Championship Series era.
Someone, please, blow a kazoo.
It's been one crazy ride between Tennessee playing Florida State at the Fiesta Bowl in 1998 and this week's...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Rick Neuheisel was head coach at Colorado, Washington and UCLA, so the former Bruins quarterback knows his way around the Pac-12 Conference.
He also plays the guitar, and the Pac-12 Networks analyst is in the habit of penning and performing college-...