Darrell K. Royal And The Legacy Of A Legend


The immortals aren’t supposed to perish. Long after they’re done stalking a sideline, calming boosters and tolerating fans, the titans of college football dispense sage advice inside stadiums bearing their names. They are legends among us, kings of a sport […]

College Football Head Coaches In Trouble In 2012


With Idaho’s Robb Akey the first head coaching casualty of the college football season, it’s time to consider which men are forced to re-learn their kids’ names in January and which athletic directors need their jobs done for them by […]

Ten College Football Sleepers For The Remainder Of The Season

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Rant Sports Official College Football Top 25: Week Eight

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Throw Texas & Oklahoma In A Fry Pan For The Red River Shootout

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I’ve always enjoyed walking through the State Fair of Texas with someone experiencing it in mid-October for the first time. There’s the smell; part fried anything, part mystery carnival odor, part bloodlust and there’s the underlying feeling among those sharing […]

Top Ten Games Left On The 2012 College Football Schedule

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“What If” Scenarios For West Virginia Head Coach Dana Holgorsen

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Dana Holgorsen’s life, career ladder and offense provide as much speculation as they do fascination. It’s no coincidence then, that as the West Virginia Mountaineers occupy a top five ranking and sport a 5-0 record, the head coach draws more […]

Casey Pachall Saga Threatens Gary Patterson’s Relationship With TCU

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With an announcement slated for Tuesday on the suspension status of TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Casey Pachall, the waiting may be done but the whispering isn’t. Gary Patterson’s media luncheon can’t be very enjoyable in 2012 as the head coach […]

Texas, West Virginia And A Desolate Race

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Employment as a defensive coordinator in the Big 12 is a lonely existence. Appreciation and praise follows mostly after an exit – Will Muschamp – than at any time during a tenure. If the opposing team is kept under 40, […]

Around The Big 12: Week Six


Kansas State Wildcats: Perhaps guilty of an early malaise in a rivalry game, Bill Snyder’s team looked asleep during the first half of their tilt with Kansas. After intermission, John Hubert rushed for 4 touchdowns though and 56-16 sounds a […]

Shawn Eichorst Leaving Miami For Nebraska, Al Golden May Be Next

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Perhaps aware of the NCAA missile silos gathering coordinates on Coral Gables, Miami athletic director Shawn Eichorst resigned as athletic director and presumably will replace the retiring Tom Osborne at Nebraska. Eichorst lasted less than two years on South Beach […]

Oklahoma State-Texas Fumble Drama, Reviewing Pac 10 Precedent


In the midst of a report yesterday that the Big 12 apologized “profusely” to the Oklahoma State Cowboys for the fumble/non-fumble/touchdown call at the end of their game with the Texas Longhorns Saturday, the situation struck me as oddly familiar. […]