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From Tua to two-headed QB: Boldest college coaching moves ever

From Tua to two-headed QB: Boldest college coaching moves ever

With one bold calculation Monday night, Nick Saban further cemented his mug on the Mount Rushmore of college coaches.More than that, the arguments hailing him as the greatest of all time are a bit more concrete.Saban's decision to replace starting QB...
Published: 01/09/18
My final AP Top 25 ballot: Intrigue over UCF, Miami, USF and FAU

My final AP Top 25 ballot: Intrigue over UCF, Miami, USF and FAU

By now you know who won the national championship, and who else claimed one. Here's where other teams fell on my final AP Top 25 ballot.UCF, obviously, was tricky. I'm honored to be an AP voter, and I take the job seriously; that means I refused to p...
Published: 01/09/18
CFP roundtable: Who was the biggest off-the-radar star?

CFP roundtable: Who was the biggest off-the-radar star?

Our staff weighs in on the biggest off-the-radar star to emerge from the College Football Playoff national championship game:TUA TAGOVAILOAJoey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls: ‘Bama’s freshman QB certainly wasn’t on my radar at kickoff, but...
Published: 01/09/18
Which Bulls are bound for all-star games? Here’s your guide

Which Bulls are bound for all-star games? Here’s your guide

Around midnight this evening, the college football postseason will segue directly into all-star season, where the Bulls will be heavily represented.Currently, eight outgoing USF seniors are confirmed for various all-star games, starting with Sunday's...
Published: 01/08/18
Updated: 01/13/18
Let’s play Tua: Some background on ‘Bama’s freshman QB

Let’s play Tua: Some background on ‘Bama’s freshman QB

A few factoids on Alabama freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa, who has replaced Jalen Hurts (and engineered a touchdown drive) in the second half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium:Hails from Ewa Beach, HawaiiGraduated from Honolulu's Saint Louis School, alma mater of ...
Published: 01/08/18
Hello Dooley (and Dolly): Been a long time since Dawgs won national title

Hello Dooley (and Dolly): Been a long time since Dawgs won national title

Granted, plenty of football remains at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but the fact is, Georgia finds itself 30 minutes from its first national title in 37 years. For perspective on just how long that is, here's a snapshot of what was happening when the Bulld...
Published: 01/08/18
Georgia’s biggest fans? Try the local swim contingent

Georgia’s biggest fans? Try the local swim contingent

Melanie Margalis currently lives in Athens, Ga., home of her alma mater.The former Countryside High swimming standout, who won a relay gold medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics, is training at the University of Georgia.Despite being near campus – ...
Published: 01/08/18
Isaiah Wynn’s high school coach: ‘I knew he was going to be a Sunday kid’

Isaiah Wynn’s high school coach: ‘I knew he was going to be a Sunday kid’

Lakewood High coach Cory Moore will be watching with pride as his former player, Isaiah Wynn, takes the field for Georgia against Alabama in tonight's national championship game. Wynn played for the Spartans from 2010-13. Moore knows just how hard th...
Published: 01/08/18
SEC reigns at the College Football Playoff national championship

SEC reigns at the College Football Playoff national championship

ATLANTA – Greetings from the spectacular Mercedes-Benz Stadium, site of tonight's College Football Playoff national championship between Georgia and Alabama.Or, if you prefer, another SEC showcase."A special moment," SEC commissioner Greg Sanke...
Published: 01/08/18
Gov. Rick Scott proclaims Knights as “national champions”

Gov. Rick Scott proclaims Knights as “national champions”

UCF's shameless quest to be recognized as national champion formally has gone political — at least in Florida.On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott signed a proclamation indicating that "the UCF Knights are this season's best college football team and wil...
Published: 01/08/18