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  • College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight

    No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences. Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
  • In 2013, college football spreads throughout the week

     In 2013, college football spreads throughout the week
    College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago. It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too." It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
  • These teams could be the last true Bowl Championship Series busters

    One of the unforeseen perks of the maligned Bowl Championship Series was the annual major-bowl quest of the mid-major. Will the last year of the BCS mean the last year of the underdog? Not necessarily, but the new College Football Playoff in two years...
  • Bowl projections: Florida State to Orange, Florida to Capital One

    Bowl projections: Florida State to Orange, Florida to Capital One
    After what can be termed a mild-upset Saturday, the OrlandoSentinel.com Bowl Projections had their first major shake-up of the season as four BCS bowls changed at least one participant. The BCS title game remained the same with Alabama and Oregon...
  • DeLand TE Gabe Schrade picks Texas State over FIU, Western Kentucky

    DeLand TE Gabe Schrade picks Texas State over FIU, Western Kentucky
    The pitch hurled at Gabe Schrade by Texas State tight ends coach Carter English must have been pretty darned impressive. So impressive that it only took seven days for Schrade to decide that San Marcos, Texas, is where his football future would take...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 116 FIU

    College Football Countdown: No. 116 FIU
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 125 to our projected No. 1 team. Today...
  • Conference realignment continues to mark college football landscape

    Conference realignment continues to mark college football landscape
    The latest conference realignment talk begins and apparently ends with the Atlantic Coast Conference. League officials thought they hit a home run with the addition of Notre Dame, which would be bringing all of its sports except football starting in...
  • College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for

    College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for
    To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013: 1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback? Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
  • 10 things we learned in Week One

      The college football season opened with a wild weekend that featured sloppy play, close calls and some startling upsets. Here’s a look at the top 10 things we learned during the weekend: 1. From the reaction of some members of the media, you...
  • FCS teams make headlines first week of season

    We’re accustomed to upsets in college football, particularly early in the season, when nobody knows anything and everyone tries to gain footing and determine where they stand. But the first weekend was remarkable, as a bunch of Football Championship...
  • Watch: Tennessee score 24 points on turnovers vs. Western Kentucky

    Watch: Tennessee score 24 points on turnovers vs. Western Kentucky
      For the second straight week, Western Kentucky was facing an Southeastern Conference foe with an inclination of pulling off another upset. The Hilltoppers, led by former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino, beat Kentucky 35-26 in Week 1 and were looking to...