| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:36 PM
New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian will call plays for the Trojans, open competition at all positions — including quarterback — and has made the recruitment of offensive linemen a priority.
Those were some of the issues Sarkisian addressed...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:43 PM
ATLANTA — Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri in the Southeastern Conference title game Saturday in the Georgia Dome.
Auburn (12-1) is virtually assured of playing for the...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
There are 10 unbeaten major-college football teams and a couple potential interlopers trying to cram into the Bowl Championship Series title game at the Rose Bowl.
Oregon already got passed in the standings after scoring 62 points in a blowout win....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Take a snapshot of these rankings because they could look different next week. Florida State and Ohio State could be the new 1-2 if Louisiana State and Stanford take out the nation's leaders in Tuscaloosa and Palo Alto. Clemson's Tigers should be...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
No. 4 Ohio State (8-0) at Purdue (1-6)
9 a.m., BTN
Ohio State needs a quality win against a quality opponent to prove it belongs in the same sentence as Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. So what a lousy time for Purdue to show up on the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:42 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Michigan State shook up the BCS title chase again Saturday night.
The No. 10 Spartans regained the lead on Connor Cook's nine-yard touchdown pass to Josiah Price with 11:41 left and upset No. 2 Ohio State, 34-24, to take the Big Ten...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A mere three hours separate Auburn from Florida State. But where the Auburn folks come in with their iPhones and expensive sweaters, the Florida State fans show up all chicken-fried — big hair, big personalities. You know you're a Florida State fan,...