| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:22 PM
ESPN has been quite happy with its ratings for its college bowl game coverage, according to Variety. Wednesday's Rose Bowl featuring Michigan State's upset win over Stanford drew approximately 20 million viewers and a 17 percent increase over last year'...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:53 PM
MOBILE, Ala. — The Ravens' belief in the value of the Senior Bowl as a tool to compare draft prospects from all levels of college football was evident last April.
The team scouted half of its 10-player rookie draft class at the all-star game...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MOBILE, Ala. -- Jimmie Ward chuckled about it.
He wasn’t selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi high school football all-star game but here he was late Monday afternoon after the North’s practice for Saturday’s Senior Bowl at...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
MOBILE, Ala. -- Derek Carr and David Fales each threw touchdown passes and Auburn's Dee Ford had two sacks in the South's 20-10 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.
The showcase game for top senior NFL prospects was mostly dominated by...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Former Florida State quarterback Jake Coker is transferring to Alabama.
Alabama Coach Nick Saban announced Sunday that Coker has signed with the Crimson Tide.
“We think a lot of Jake and we are excited to have him join our team,” Saban...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
BLACKSBURG — Now that he's taken an in-depth look at No. 1 Alabama, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's overall impressions about what he's seen don't instill a ton of confidence that he's cracked the code for beating coach Nick Saban's team....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career)
Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...
| Aug 28, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Forty years ago, Virginia Tech absorbed an historic 77-6 beating from Alabama. Bear Bryant, his wishbone and houndstooth hat no longer define the program, but the Crimson Tide is no less formidable and iconic entering the teams' season-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Virginia Tech’s defense Saturday impressed one of college football’s most respected defensive minds: Alabama coach Nick Saban.
“Defensively they're one of the toughest groups that we played against,” Saban said after the Tide&...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:01 PM
ATLANTA — For nearly a quarter-century, Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer referred to his special teams return and coverage units as "pride and joy." They were the envy of every Football Bowl Subdivision program.
Those days are over.
In No. 1...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As much as you, me and a lot of people love football season, there's a city that loves it even more. It's Las Vegas because the action on the gridiron brings a lot of action to the sports books as Vegas remains one of the few places in the country where...