College Football

Just Asking: Could Big 10 get shut out of Final Four?

Ten questions going into the last month of the college football regular season. 1. If the first week of the college football rankings don’t mean anything why have rankings this early? A. The selection  committee rankings were released on Tuesday?  Lots of chatter–Notre…

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Too early for Playoff rankings

The first College Football Playoff poll chosen by the 12 member selection committee will come out on Tuesday. It will not contain many surprises. But it will generate controversy and spawn arguments and hysteria in some quarters. It is also a…

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Mr. CFB: Enough of Jameis

By Tony Barnhart Jameis Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, is an embarrassment to himself, his family, his teammates, his coaches, his university and everybody who cares about college football. And yes, that includes the media who cover it. When…

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No Heisman repeat for Winston

Another college football season, another year of Awards, Games of the Year, Decade, Century and assorted other trends and moments. Here’s what our crystal ball says will happen during the 2014 college football season. FSU, with a presumed No.1 ranking,…

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Ducks should fly to Top in Year one of CFP

By Mark Blaudschun The BCS is gone–after 16 wild and sometimes controversial seasons. Now we have the CFP–College Football Playoffs, which for now (look for an expansion to 8 teams by year 5) means a 4-team event after the regular…

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Slive, Delany the real power brokers in CFB

They have been an unofficial tag team for more than a decade. In the world of college football, nothing of significance happens without the tacit approval of Jim Delany and Mike Slive. Surely, you have heard of them. Delany, the…

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