Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
Clemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday’s first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota’s eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.
Jameis Winston says he jokes with Jimbo Fisher about speculation the coach will leave Florida State for Texas, and says if it happens he’d want to go, too.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
It takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.
This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.
Brittney Griner caught the pass going toward the basket, took one more step without a dribble and finished with a one-handed slam dunk. As impressive as that play was, it was only the first of three dunks for Griner in her final home game for Baylor.
The Dallas Mavericks have announced the signing of former Florida State center and Air Force veteran Bernard James.
Florida State routed Texas A&M 23-9 on Sunday to force a third game in the Tallahassee Super Regional.
Derwin Kitchen scored 15 points with seven rebounds as Florida State took down Texas A&M, 57-50, in second-round action.