| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Aaron Hernandez, the former University of Florida superstar tight end, was convicted of murder on Wednesday just two days after Lawrence Phillips, a former University of Nebraska superstar running back, was accused in a homicide.
Hernandez was found...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Alabama and Oregon locked up the top two bids easily, and early.
The hard part is now being finalized on lockdown in Grapevine, Texas, where a 12-person selection committee, ensconced in a boardroom at the Gaylord Resort Hotel, has volunteered to figure...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The first College Football Playoff is set, but not without some controversy.
Alabama, Oregon and Florida State easily punched their tickets to the Final Four after impressive wins during the weekend. Meanwhile, TCU, Ohio State and Baylor were left...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Members of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee have been disparaging and denigrating Florida State all season long by pretty much telling the American sporting public, "If there were any possible way we could keep the defending national...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:04 PM
As Illinois players hoisted the Land of Lincoln trophy Saturday in the middle of Ryan Field after their 47-33 throttling of Northwestern, coach Tim Beckman issued a direct order amid the delirium.
"Bring it to the fans!" he yelled.
Those fans in...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS — When a reporter asked Urban Meyer on Tuesday about the time he called Nick Saban's wife, the Ohio State coach was taken aback.
"That didn't sound right," Meyer said.
OK, a little context. After all, it was 25 years ago.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year.
That's an incredible amount of money.
But not nearly...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped.
Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
| 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...