Thursday, December 14, 2017

Colleges

Miami’s climb started at the very bottom

Miami’s climb started at the very bottom

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The last time Miami met Clemson was one of the lowest points in Hurricanes history.It was Oct. 24, 2015. In front of a half-empty home stadium, Miami suffered a 58-0 loss — its worst ever.Clemson was a great team; Dabo Swinney’s Tig...
Published: 12/02/17
ACC reaction to Jimbo Fisher leaving FSU for SEC’s Texas A&M

ACC reaction to Jimbo Fisher leaving FSU for SEC’s Texas A&M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As Clemson coach Dabo Swinney left Friday’s news conference before the ACC title game, he brought up the other massive story in the league."So Jimbo took that job, huh?"Yes, Dabo. Yes, he did.Jimbo Fisher resigned from Florida State...
Published: 12/01/17
Jimbo Fisher leaves Florida State for Texas A&M

Jimbo Fisher leaves Florida State for Texas A&M

There was no single moment that led coach Jimbo Fisher to bolt Florida State University for Texas A&M. There was no Jim McElwain death threats incident — no "point of no return" crossed by one side or the other.This was a slow burn that grew into an ...
Published: 12/01/17
Florida State: Possible replacements for Jimbo Fisher

Florida State: Possible replacements for Jimbo Fisher

Now that Jimbo Fisher has officially left Florida State for Texas A&M, who will replace him in Tallahassee? Some potential candidates include: Oregon coach Willie Taggart: FSU has already started vetting the 41-year-old Palmetto native and former U...
Published: 12/01/17
Why linebacker Shaquem Griffin lived in UCF’s football facility

Why linebacker Shaquem Griffin lived in UCF’s football facility

ORLANDO — In lieu of a traditional preseason camp, he opted for a preseason cavern: dark, expansive and occasionally frightening.UCF senior linebacker Shaquem Griffin acknowledges being skittish in those initial nights of solitude inside the Wayne De...
Published: 11/30/17
Products of the IMG football factory

Products of the IMG football factory

Tyree St. Louis doesn’t have time to reflect on how quickly his career has taken off.Six years ago, he was playing his first snaps of organized football at Tampa Bay Tech. Now, the 6-foot-5, 305-pound junior has started 19 consecutive games at right ...
Published: 11/29/17
Updated: 11/30/17
Fennelly: Ride off into the Texas sunset, Jimbo

Fennelly: Ride off into the Texas sunset, Jimbo

Just go already.Fill your saddlebags with money and ride off to Texas A&M.That’s what I’d tell Jimbo Fisher if I was a Florida State fan.I’d get my butt down there, too, and say it to his face.Thanks for the national title. Thanks for Jameis. You hav...
Updated one month ago

FSU fan kicked out of Jimbo Fisher's radio audience

A Florida State fan was kicked out of Jimbo Fisher’s radio show audience on Wednesday night after questioning the coach’s loyalty to the Seminoles. Fisher, 52, has declined to comment on rumors he has been offered the vacant Texas A&...
Updated one month ago
Tom Jones’ Two Cents: Turmoil in Tally; panic on Rocky Top

Tom Jones’ Two Cents: Turmoil in Tally; panic on Rocky Top

Times columnist Tom Jones offers up his Two Cents on the crazy carousel of coaching changes in college football. Say it ain’t so In the craziest season of coaching changes in the history of college football, could FSU do the craziest thing of all and...
Updated one month ago
Miami’s Malik Rosier not the usual championship QB

Miami’s Malik Rosier not the usual championship QB

When Miami contends for championships, the Hurricanes historically have elite quarterbacks. Craig Erickson, Gino Torretta and Ken Dorsey won major awards during their careers. Bernie Kosar and Steve Walsh both finished in the top five in Heisman Trop...
Updated one month ago