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ACC schedule highlights Clemson and Florida State

ACC schedule highlights Clemson and Florida State

If you overlooked last season’s crucial Clemson-Florida State showdown for ACC supremacy, you probably were watching the Alabama-LSU game instead. The ACC isn’t making that mistake again in 2016.The marquee matchup is set for Oct. 29 with Clemson traveling to Florida State, while...

Babers gaining recruiting momentum at Syracuse

Babers gaining recruiting momentum at Syracuse

Syracuse Coach Dino Babers is on his way to making a mark on the Orange’s downtrodden football program before the start of spring practice let alone the season opener.Babers is assembling a recruiting class in position to become Syracuse’s best in a decade, according to...

Chris Ash is not in Columbus anymore

Chris Ash is not in Columbus anymore

One vital element Chris Ash must understand as Rutgers’ newly hired football coach is he’s not in Columbus anymore.With 2016 recruiting winding down towards the February signing date, the former Ohio State defensive coordinator no doubt has learned by now that his former Big Ten...

Babers prepared when Syracuse opportunity knocked

Babers prepared when Syracuse opportunity knocked

Newly named Cleveland Brown head coach Hue Jackson appeared on ESPN’s Mike and Mike Show Thursday morning and shared some insight on why he is one of the few black head coaches in the NFL.His same theory helps explain why new Syracuse head coach Dino Babers has overcome the odds...

Duke Olympic sprint medalist Dave Sime passes away

Duke Olympic sprint medalist Dave Sime passes away

Olympic silver medalist Dave Sime, the grandfather of Stanford Heisman Trophy finalist Christian McCaffrey and Duke wide receiver Max McCaffrey, passed away Tuesday in Miami.Sime’s most accomplished sport was track, but he was a three-sport athlete at Duke whose name and athletic...

Renfrow shows walkon players can shine

Renfrow shows walkon players can shine

Alabama featured the Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry and Clemson fielded a Heisman Trophy finalist in Deshaun Watson. The combined rosters have 19 projected NFL draft picks. Others that will sign as free agents will push the total to over a couple dozen. There may be a...

McCorvey influence on Swinney transcends sports

McCorvey influence on Swinney transcends sports

One of the most influential yet least-known figures in the Clemson-Alabama national championship game is Woody McCorvey, a former assistant coach with ties to both schools.If you don’t know his name, you’re not alone, but his journey as an African-American assistant coach is a...

Five questions and five answers for the final game

Five questions and five answers for the final game

It’s finally here, the moment we’ve all been waiting for since spring football: The 2015-16 National Championship game.It was a crazy season, to put it lightly, and it all comes to a conclusion tonight. The second edition of the College Football Playoff was mostly a success...

Alabama NFL talent advantage not as large as perceived

Alabama NFL talent advantage not as large as perceived

One perception heading into the College Football Playoff National Championship is that the game breaks down to a match up between Clemson quarterback extraordinaire Deshaun Watson against the Alabama’s NFL talent.But that’s only partially true. ... Click here for the...

Mike Leach offers playoff idea that is crazy good

Mike Leach offers playoff idea that is crazy good

Forget the controversy that four teams is not enough for the College Football Playoffs. Forget the debate of expanding to eight schools.Washington State Coach Mike Leach wants 64 teams in an NCAA basketball-like football tournament.The four schools in this year’s semifinals...