| Jul 16, 2014
Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
| 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 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Coach Jimbo Fisher says he doesn't really care who the Florida State Seminoles are playing Monday for the BCS national championship.
He contends that the game is no bigger because the No. 1 Seminoles are playing the No. 2...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:14 AM
As Ha Ha Clinton-Dix took the stage at New York’s Radio City Music Hall a few weeks ago to shake hands with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, best friend Dee Hart was right there in his best friend’s cheering section.
Hart was happy for his...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:55 PM
ATLANTA — What a tremendous break it was that the hotel I checked into did not have cable access to Thursday night's USC game at Hawaii.
It meant not having to watch a game most Trojans fans probably turned off.
It freed my remote to explore the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing.
Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The judge just threw the book at running back Jeremy Hill.
Thankfully for Louisiana State fans, it was the playbook.
With the legal system already backlogged and training camp approaching, District Judge Bonnie Jackson ordered Hill to 40 hours of...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:44 PM
There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved.
Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...