The Florida State Seminoles have teased national writers and fans the last few years as being ready to compete for a national championship. Loaded with talent, the Noles always got tripped up by some team that shouldn’t have beaten them. Not this year.
The last time Miami Hurricanes fans heard about a Yahoo! Sports investigation, it opened Pandora ’s Box against the U and led to a NCAA investigation that is still going. But this time, Yahoo! has revealed a bombshell investigation against the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide and other SEC schools.
If you want to see some of the best football in the area, it’s not at Sun Life Stadium; it’s probably at Traz Powell Stadium in Miami.
Although many outsiders believe last year’s 11-win season and trip to the Sugar Bowl were flukes, the Florida Gators see them as the framework for more success — including a trip to Atlanta for the SEC title game in 2013.
It’s been a few years since Steve Spurrier was honored in the Sunshine State, but Governor Rick Scott did just that Thursday when he named Spurrier a “Great Floridian.”
A bill to help renovate Sun Life Stadium got one step closer to the end zone Friday after the House Finance and Tax Subcommittee passed a new sales tax rebate and hotel bed tax for upgrades to the decades old stadium.
The best news in college football for the coming season will be that it’s the final year of the Bowl Championship Series. That means starting January 1, 2015, a four team playoff will commence and it will start in the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban had made it look easy since taking over the Tide, leading the team to three national championships in four years thanks to Monday night’s shellacking of Notre Dame. But for Saban, the time to celebrate is brief as he’s already looking to next season.
When Alabama took its opening drive and ran right through Notre Dame’s defense in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, little did the more than 80,000 fans at Sun Life Stadium know it was the beginning of a massive crimson tidal wave.
The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the Bowl Championship Series national championship game with most oddsmakers and media pundits picking them to beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. But if there’s one thing the BCS has taught everyone is that its full of surprises.