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Bianchi: Sporting News ranking is insult to Jimbo Fisher

Bianchi: Sporting News ranking is insult to Jimbo Fisher

Running off at the typewriter … I nearly spewed coffee out of my nose Friday morning when I was reading the Sporting News rankings of college football coaches and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher was listed at — I swear I'm not kidding — No. 19. Surely, my good buddy Matt Hayes, the Sporting News columnist who compiled the list, made some sort of typographical mistake by ranking coaches like David Cutcliffe (Duke), Brett Bielema (Arkansas) and Gary Pinkel (Missouri) ahead of Jimbo, right? Nope. "Gene Chizik won a national championship, too," Hayes said later Friday when I challenged him on the Jimbo ranking. "… I've talked to a lot of...

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