| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturay's menu of games:
North Texas (2-1) at No. 9...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:30 AM
This is your mid-morning wake-up wipeout update.
Several top teams are padding stats today with games against inferior opponents.
No. 4 Ohio State, as expected, is just destroying Florida A&M. The Buckeyes led after the first quarter, 34-27. That is,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
| Sep 22, 2013
Ohio State and Louisville were expected to have easy games, but this was ridiculous.
The fourth-ranked Buckeyes and seventh-ranked Cardinals crushed two outmanned Florida schools by the combined score of 148-0.
Ohio State defeated Florida A&M, 76-0;...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:08 PM
If you're fascinated by up-tempo college football offenses, here's an early-season survey of just how fast, or slow, your favorite team is playing.
The study examines the first three weeks of the season so does not include last weekend's slate of games....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Oklahoma and Notre Dame tried their best, but it was remarkable, really, how much Saturday sunlight splashed on the Southeastern Conference.
It followed a week when the SEC unveiled "Book of Manning" with all its drippy-syrup Southern comfort and teary-...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Off we go into the last season of the Bowl Championship Series, an era that has seen Rankman pluck No. 1 names like Leland Stanford out of the Oklahoma State Cowboy's hat. Longshot choices have been made dating to the pre-BCS year of 1997, when Gerber-fed...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The judge just threw the book at running back Jeremy Hill.
Thankfully for Louisiana State fans, it was the playbook.
With the legal system already backlogged and training camp approaching, District Judge Bonnie Jackson ordered Hill to 40 hours of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Florida's offense last year was uglier than a wicked witch from Oz.
Some weeks, the police should have secured the huddle's perimeter with caution tape and given the admonition, "Move along folks, there's nothing to see here."
The only thing worse...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Georgia is slotted at No. 5 because that's how many yards the Bulldogs fell short last year of playing (and we presume beating) Notre Dame for the national title.
That's less than three fathoms, if you can fathom that.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Looking for this summer's antithesis to Johnny Football? Try Teddy Ballgame.
Teddy Bridgewater is a Heisman-worthy quarterback who signs many autographs. If they somehow get on EBay, well, it wasn't by design. There are no reported stories of five-...