| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Tyreke Johnson expects the attention now, so when LSU offered the Jacksonville Trinity Christian eighth-grader a scholarship Tuesday, it was exciting, but not really unusual for the young star.
It's also not unusual for LSU, which offered a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday.
Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Longtime USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron has been chosen to be the Trojans' interim football coach, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced at a Sunday afternoon news conference.
Orgeron replaces Lane Kiffin, who was fired after Saturday night's 62-41 loss...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
UCLA didn't play its best game of the season Saturday night against Cal but a solid victory and a series of shakeups helped lift the Bruins into the top 10 in Sunday's Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls.
UCLA climbed two spots to No. 9 in the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Clifton Garrett called LSU his favorite before the end of his junior year, but the Plainfield South linebacker wasn't about to bring a premature end to the recruiting process.
Life as the most sought-after player in Illinois provides opportunities to go...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:38 PM
While a large majority of the state's top prospects made their college choices before the season, Nos. 1 and 2 on the Rivals.com list did not.
Plainfield South's Clifton Garrett and Crete-Monee's Nyles Morgan , the No.3- and No. 5- ranked inside...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Last Saturday's wild Auburn-Alabama game on CBS was the season's most-watched college contest, drawing 13.8 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
That gives the "SEC on CBS" the three most-watched college football games of the season -- all featuring...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Auburn and Ohio State made it easy. The Tigers were that good, the Buckeyes that flawed, and as midnight approached Saturday, the teams most-deserving of clashing for the national championship were clear.
Florida State and Auburn.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Sportsbooks say the run of SEC domination in BCS championship games ends this year.
Depending on which Vegas-based or offshore sportsbook you visit, undefeated, No. 1 Florida State is between a 7.5-point and 9-point favorite versus No. 2 Auburn. Reports...