| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The path to the College Football Playoff is a winding road and there are still twists and turns that need to be maneuvered before we find out who will make the final four.
Take a closer look at the 10 teams in the playoff picture and the potential...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:27 PM
This is the story of a journey that began 10 months ago.
The trip was filled with unexpected twists and turns. I'm not going to lie, there were some tears were shed, but, in the end, it was worth it.
For you see, it was 10 months ago that I began...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Rankman has no idea what's going on with that other ranking committee. Maybe Condi Rice is not listening to the Grantland Rice in the room, you know, the only former sportswriter on the selection board. Moving Texas Christian to No. 3 by dropping...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Only four schools will end up playing in the two most important games of the year. A handful of others will play the what-if game.
We've already learned that in the new college football playoff system there is a fiber-optic fine line between preparing...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The provocative pipe dreams of Bob Stoops, Chip Kelly, Jon Gruden, Jim Harbaugh and all of the other "sexy" names have now dissipated and left the Florida Gators with the reality of Jim McElwain.
When it became clear that UF Athletic Director Jeremy...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Alabama has had so many big-program moments it's hard for the Crimson Tide to keep track.
However, for Mississippi State this is it. Saturday is the most important day in the school's 115-year football history.
It took years of planning, and crafty...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:27 PM
I'm no fan of Notre Dame football. In fact my two main pleasures during the college season are rooting for Michigan -- my childhood team as well as my alma mater -- and rooting against Notre Dame.
But that said, given how closely they played No. 2...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
You might not have been able to see it even under the bright lights at Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday night, but it was there.
Some Florida State players could see it clearly in the reflection in the iconic gold helmets of the Notre Dame players they...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch.
The Fighting Irish didn't invent the forward pass, but certainly modernized it during a 1913 game against Army.
Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne practiced all summer while...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:13 PM
The first thing we wondered after Kansas State's huge win at Oklahoma on Saturday was why Bill Snyder agreed to play Auburn in September.
No. 14 Kansas State (5-1) took over sole possession of first place in the division-less Big 12 and appears to be...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Houston (6-4) at Southern Methodist (0-10)
9 a.m., CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)...