Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Louisville came out punching last week and did to Florida State what the GOAT did to Sonny Liston. Break-out star Lamar Jackson made the cover of Sports Illustrated while Bobby Petrino continues his remarkable career comeback from sordid mess he brought on himself. Rankman decided to forgo the legacy deference to Alabama and shuttle Louisville right to the top this week. See, we here at knee-jerk TMG like to be either three weeks ahead, or behind, on developing stories. We never like to be exactly “on” the story. Louisville broke Rankman’s poll vault record with its 14-position leap and the rest of the teams filed in respectfully like a queue at a London taxi stand. And now this… The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.
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Dufresne, spent 35 years at the Los Angeles Times covering numerous sports. Over the last two decades he emerged as their national college football and basketball columnist. He and his alter-ego Rankman have been putting college teams in their place ever since.
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