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Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier’s sudden retirement announcement – or resignation, as he described it – prompted praise and criticism.Praise came from his career as the all-time winningest coach at South Carolina as well as at Florida, his alma mater. He won the 1966 Heisman...

Florida QB uses tired excuse for PED suspension

Florida QB uses tired excuse for PED suspension

Credit Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier for standing before the media and accepting blame for his NCAA one-year suspension.He said he was sorry he tested positive for a performance enhancing drug. He explained he was unaware the drug was contained in an over-the-counter...

Harbaugh personality was easy to read in San Diego

Harbaugh personality was easy to read in San Diego

Jim Harbaugh is America’s favorite football coach to psycho-analyze.Fans puzzle over Harbaugh running up the score on USC and Pete Carroll, slapping Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz on the back and playing touch football shirtless at a satellite recruiting camp in Alabama. Media...

Pitt slowly becoming a contender in ACC Coastal

Pitt slowly becoming a contender in ACC Coastal

Pittsburgh is now the Virginia state champion. The Panthers have beaten Virginia Tech and Virginia in back-to-back weekends.That, of course, is not enough to make for a successful season. But slowly – it’s too soon to say surely – first-year Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi has...

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Florida State won’t go away.Maybe that’s because Seminoles football coach Jimbo Fisher has done a better job coaching his team this year than in either of the past two seasons despite the records and titles collected in the 2013 or 2014 seasons. ... Click here for the rest...

Clemson climbs another hill in change of direction

Clemson climbs another hill in change of direction

Clemson’s home game tradition calls for the Tigers to assemble at the east end of Memorial Stadium atop “The Hill.” They touch “Howard’s Rock” for good luck and run down the hill for what famed broadcaster Brent Musberger once said was “the Most exciting 25 seconds in college...

ACC races shaping up with two games to circle Nov 7

ACC races shaping up with two games to circle Nov 7

The date to circle on the ACC calendar is Nov. 7. Not one but a pair of division showdowns will take place to ultimately decide two division titles.One is Clemson (4-0, 1-0) playing host to Florida State (4-0, 2-0). The other is Duke (4-1, 2-0) bussing a few miles down the...

Clemson last ACC hope for College Football Playoff

Clemson last ACC hope for College Football Playoff

For the second straight year Clemson came off a bye week with a chance to upset a marquee opponent and join the early College Football Playoff conversation.The opportunity was squandered a year ago with a 23-17 loss in overtime to No. 1-ranked Florida State playing without...

Marquise Williams bounces back in North Carolina rally

Marquise Williams bounces back in North Carolina rally

The old Marquise Williams returned to North Carolina’s huddle Saturday in Atlanta. And because he did, the Tar Heels could celebrate for the first time this year despite winning their fourth game of the season.Williams compiled 329 total yards rushing, passing and receiving and...

Louisville and NC State fooled us with early records

Louisville and NC State fooled us with early records

Each year college and pro football fans need to be reminded that early games don’t always give us an accurate forecast for the remainder of season.In the NFL, it’s the preseason games that can be deceptive. In the college, records often even out once conference play begins and a...