| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Inside linebacker C.J. Mosley had some tough classes at the University of Alabama, but nothing as hard as learning about playing in the National Football League.
Mosley has been on a crash course since the Ravens drafted him in the first-round (17th...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Tyreke Johnson expects the attention now, so when LSU offered the Jacksonville Trinity Christian eighth-grader a scholarship Tuesday, it was exciting, but not really unusual for the young star.
It's also not unusual for LSU, which offered a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Big-foot conferences and the NCAA bank hundreds of millions annually in television revenue. Coaches, commissioners and athletic directors reside in Rocky Mountain-high tax brackets. Jerseys and video games jump from the shelves.
Meanwhile, the linchpins...
| Oct 6, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's wide receivers combined to catch four passes in a season-opening loss to Alabama. Sure, the Crimson Tide is the two-time reigning national champion and is coached by defensive savant Nick Saban, but the Hokies dropped...
| Dec 15, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself.
Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
When people hear about Jacques Patrick, with his 50 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers, it all sounds glamorous.
He leads the life of a high school football star. College football fans want him to play for their school. They all laud him...
| Jan 26, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football's three new staff members arrive with a Super Bowl ring, national championship bling and Tom Brady's cell number, respectively. They appear to be smart, affable and demanding.
Now we'll see if they can coach....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In a recent scientific analysis Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and Howie Roseman would no doubt totally agree with, the man they recently hired to coach their team has been rated the best college football coach of the last decade. According......
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
College Football Kickoff 2013: North Carolina at South Carolina, Alabama vs. Virginia Tech and a roundup of opening weekend college football highlights. College football season kicks off on Aug. 29 with a Thursday night matchup at Williams-Brice Stadium...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
RJ Bell of Pregame.com has offered a look at how the recent trends say this weekend's NFL games are going to go. The last fact RJ provides, talking about how the last four Super Bowl champs were the Eagles opponent in Philly's home opener, is amazing....