| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Sports, College Football, Sports Television Industry, Texas A&M, Stanford
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Take a picture of these rankings because, next week, they're going to look different. The pillow fighting is over as ranked schools move out of their nonconference comfort zones into the stretch of season feared most — real games in opposing...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Welcome to The Drive. The Orlando Sentinel’s quick look at some of the teams, players and storylines we’re keeping an eye on this week in college football. Here we go:
Conference USA is still looking for its first win over a...
| Oct 1, 2014
Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics.
In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Notre Dame gained a spot in the Associated Press college football poll without playing, climbing to No. 8 despite being idle Saturday.
The Irish (3-0) play Syracuse on Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J.
Florida State remained the top-ranked team in...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet.
No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Another big weekend of college football is here and there are lots of games to watch in a lot of different places.
Among the games that are being spotlighted include Notre Dame vs. Syracuse at the Meadowlands on Saturday night. ABC's lead team of...
| Aug 29, 2014
College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals.
It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Dale Tate passed away at his home in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, after a short and very brave battle with cancer. His family had gathered around him to say goodbye.
Dale was born on Dec. 16, 1932, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, where he grew up and graduated from...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Trevor Knight’s up-and-down freshman season at Oklahoma was capped off with a solid performance in a stunning upset of Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. That game earned him a spot in our sophomores to watch this upcoming college football season....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
If the college football playoff started today and the USA Today coaches' poll still mattered, Florida State would play Oregon in one semifinal with Alabama and Oklahoma pairing up in the other.
The Seminoles and Ducks would play in the Sugar Bowl on New...