| 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 1, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Leave it to Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron to put everything in perspective.
"Football is just a game," he said after Saturday's last-play loss to Auburn. "It's not life."
Leave it to senior Auburn administrator Jay Jacobs to boil the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:56 AM
The recreation vehicles pulled in early at Auburn for Saturday's big Iron Bowl showdown against Alabama.
Never mind that the game is next Saturday.
Kirk Sampson, Auburn's sports information director, tweeted a photo of RVs taking their positions in...
| Nov 24, 2013
The NFL Network aired a terrific documentary this week commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the forward pass.
Georgia Southern obviously didn't watch it.
In a game that would have made Darrell Royal and Woody Hayes proud, Georgia Southern of the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
This is the latest offering in an occasional series: "Things that should keep Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott up at night."
If you started a playoff next month using the top four division champions based on Jeff Sagarin's ratings Sunday in USA Today,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Alabama Coach Nick Saban addressed the Yahoo allegations that one of his star former players, D.J. Fluker, received impermissible benefits while attending college.
Saban on the Yahoo article: “I didn’t read the article, I just came from...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Katherine Webb is an Auburn graduate who will be cheering for bitter rival Alabama during the Iron Bowl at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.
Of course, that's because she's dating Crimson Tide star quarterback AJ McCarron. But don't expect that to matter...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Ed Orgeron removed his sideline headset during the final seconds of USC's victory at California last week and grasped hands with tailback Javorius Allen.
"It's been a loooong time coming," Orgeron sang heartily in his Cajun drawl.
"Change gonna come,"...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:31 AM
There's something missing at the top of this week's college football polls: Alabama.
Auburn's stunning, last-play victory over the two-time defending national champion has reshaped the last week of the season.
Florida State and Ohio State, the last...
| Nov 16, 2013
Adding to the mysteries in your column is Rankman slotting in USC as No. 25. If a 7-3 Notre Dame team that beat No. 14 Michigan State and No. 22 Arizona State doesn't deserve to be ranked (and they don't), then how can a 7-3 USC team that lost to Notre...