| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The University of Miami football program's long nightmare might be over.
Or will it?
The NCAA has announced it will finally make a ruling on the Miami case Tuesday morning.
The NCAA has alleged 72 players received more than $170,000 from former...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Rankman's pipe dream of Stanford and Northwestern meeting in the BCS title game at the Rose Bowl is over. Gone is the utopian idea two schools with integrity and academic standards might also compete on football's grandest stage. We're left now with a No....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:35 PM
There will be plenty of fresh faces at Florida State games this season and one very old one.
After years of irreconcilable differences, former coach Bobby Bowden has agreed to be honored at the football kingdom he built from scratch in the 1970s....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
The world in 1959 was introduced to the famed Mercury 7 astronauts, who led America's epic race to the moon.
They were "The Right Stuff."
The world on Wednesday was introduced to an inaugural 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:45 PM
And they call this progress?
The vagaries of modern football have already strip-mined us of great rivalries such as Texas vs. Texas A&M and Kansas vs. Missouri, with others on the way.
Conference realignment and financial concerns have made schools...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0)
9 a.m., ESPN
Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football.
1. Stanford avoided a first weekend upset because its season doesn't begin until next Saturday against San Jose State. Watch out, though, because last year's game was 17-17 in the fourth quarter before...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 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 Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Stanford and Oregon continue to form a Pac-12 sandwich around Alabama after combining for 110 weekend points as the Crimson Tide held Ole Miss pointless. Oklahoma has moved up 12 spots since opening day in a rebuttal to Rankman's preseason evaluation....
| 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...