| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Before Thursday night’s game in Atlanta against Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster may have occasion to cross paths in Bobby Dodd Stadium with Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson.
Foster has been in that spot before, and he...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The prospect of filling every seat at M&T Bank Stadium for Saturday's matchup between Maryland and West Virginia seemed promising when the game was first booked a little more than two years ago. Both the Terps and Mountaineers were coming off bowl games...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
— To illustrate a different way of thinking for Western Michigan football, P.J. Fleck walked across hot coals in a YouTube video.
To build tighter bonds at a program he envisions becoming the Boise State of the Midwest, Fleck and his assistants...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Last week: The University of Miami’s upset win over the University of Florida in front of 76,000 at Sun Life Stadium was the big story in college football, both locally and nationally. The win catapulted Miami back into the national spotlight and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:45 PM
And they call this progress?
The vagaries of modern football have already strip-mined us of great rivalries such as Texas vs. Texas A&M and Kansas vs. Missouri, with others on the way.
Conference realignment and financial concerns have made schools...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:22 AM
En route to the program’s first top-10 season, Virginia Tech’s defense scored seven touchdowns in 1995, including a 20-yard fumble return by tackle Jim Baron in the Sugar Bowl conquest of Texas.
The 1999 Hokies squad that went 11-0 during...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Among teams it has played more than 15 times, Penn State has unbeaten, untied records against two: Lebanon Valley and Indiana. The Lions went 20-0 against Lebanon Valley from 1905-35. They are 16-0 (vacated wins notwithstanding) against the Hoosiers...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings got a last-minute shipment of adjustments, edits and amendments.
They arrived in a packaged labeled "Saturday."
The last year of the BCS (sob, sob) is sure going to be fun.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:41 PM
After UCF knocked off No. 8 Louisville and put itself in the driver's seat in the AAC, I knew the bowl projections had to be updated heading into Saturday's games.
The Knights are now our pick to win the AAC and earn the automatic bid into the BCS where...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:11 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said earlier this week that UCF was a “sleeping giant.”
And then on Friday night, Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his undefeated, No. 8-ranked Cardinals not only...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Its ascension as a Top 25 programs has afforded Northern Illinois to be more selective in the recruiting process.
The Huskies honed in on Prairie Ridge offensive lineman Shane Evans last season and offered him a scholarship in January.