| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games on the same day.
It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976.
These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles, but...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
| 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-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:43 PM
It sounds strange but this could be the last chance any outsider has to take down the Southeastern Conference, winners of seven straight national titles and heavily favored to make it eight.
Next season, when the playoff replaces the Bowl Championship...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:04 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the news; A school bus traveling from Newtown, Conn., to Monroe stops in front of 26 angels along the roadside on the first day of classes for Sandy Hook Elementary School students since the Dec. 14 shooting; Rescuers hold on...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 3:45 PM
If you loved the Rose Bowl, you might also enjoy Monday night's Bowl Championship Series title game between Notre Dame and Alabama.
Think of this as a pumped-up version of Stanford versus Wisconsin, a defensive, clock-control matchup that ended in a 20-...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Many Big Ten greats never won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, awarded annually to the conference's best player. Apologies go out to Bubba Smith, Rod Woodson, Cris Carter, Pat Fitzgerald and Larry Johnson.
A lengthy list of Big Ten legends won the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Louisville coach Charlie Strong didn't have to deliver any extra motivational speeches the moment the Cardinals learned their bowl matchup.
His Louisville roster is peppered with players from South Florida who have spent years going head-to-head with...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...