| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:37 PM
You won't find senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard's greatness in any analytic study of NCAA statistics.
Thirty players have more interceptions than Dennard's four, and he's not listed among the leaders in pass breakups.
Three of his Michigan State...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The 16th and last season of the BCS standings kicked off Sunday with Alabama on top and a lot of commotion below.
Alabama, the two-time defending BCS champion, is the first BCS leader this year with an average of .984.
In a mini-shocker, Florida State...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:20 PM
On the first day Ed Orgeron became interim head coach of the USC football team, another coach, a former USC coach who had some success at the school, asked Orgeron if he wanted to chat and perhaps listen to some advice.
Orgeron looked at John Robinson...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The names became official Wednesday when the new College Football Playoff unveiled the 13-member selection committee in charge of picking future national champions.
Starting next year, the panel will replace the current BCS system and choose the top...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A tale of two locker rooms.
Jim Harbaugh met his Stanford team for the first time in 2007.
Bo McNally, a Stanford safety from 2006-09, recalled: "He said, 'Look, we're going to be champions here. If you don't think it's possible, we don't want you...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Jameis Winston story took a potentially significant turn Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Times reported that a Tallahassee police detective allegedly warned an alleged sexual abuse victim that her life could "be made miserable" if she pursued charges...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At first glance, sure, it seems USC is outrageously placing its wobbly football program in the hands of a guy who was part of the regime which sent it staggering.
How could the Trojans hire Steve Sarkisian when he is so closely tied to a coach they just...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing.
Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The heart palpitations have stopped.
The hand-wringing is over.
The sleepless nights were put to rest.
That wraps up Dan Guerrero's week.
The UCLA athletic director's worst fear was unfolding. Washington needed a football coach and Jim Mora, the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:05 PM
UCLA's problems along the offensive line grew a little worse Saturday.
Tackle Simon Goines broke a bone in his leg against Arizona State and underwent surgery Sunday. Goines' absence was not the sole reason the Sun Devils battered quarterback Brett...