| 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
| 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...
| 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 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
I really don't like the idea of college football games on Friday night.
To me, Friday nights belong to the high school kids.
That's the way it has been as long as I can remember and the way it should always be.
And yet, more and more college games...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:18 PM
FORT WORTH — Trevor Knight and No. 4 Oklahoma were walking off the field at No. 25 Texas Christian with their first loss of the season a few minutes after No. 3 Alabama had lost.
No. 2 Oregon and No. 6 Texas A&M had already opened October with...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:46 PM
How long has it been since the state of Mississippi was relevant in the Southeastern Conference?
Consider: The state's last SEC championship was in 1963, when Ole Miss won it. Man had not yet been to the moon, Mississippi State still hadn't integrated...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Auburn jumped to the top of this week’s FWAA/NFF Grantland Rice Super 16 poll after a chaotic weekend in college football that saw eight teams previously ranked in the poll lose.
The Tigers (5-0) jumped three spots from last week after earning...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The Ravens are re-signing veteran cornerback Dominique Franks, according to a source.
The Ravens need depth at the position with Asa Jackson sidelined for several weeks with a severely sprained toe injury. Jackson could be out for six to eight weeks,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week's rankings went through the paper shredder. Not only did the Super 16 get jumbled, but three of the "first four out" teams also lost: USC, Wisconsin and Nebraska. The rankings have gone through such a remodel they should be featured on "Love...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1)
9 a.m., Channel 2
This game is...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
College football legend Barry Switzer admits he worked with the local authorities to keep misdemeanor crimes committed by his players hidden from the public while he was head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners more than 25 years ago.
Switzer, who won three...