College Football

December 19, 2018 - 4:14 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa is optimistic that he will be fully recovered from ankle surgery and ready to play in the Orange Bowl. The Alabama quarterback and Heisman Trophy runner-up said his left ankle will be just fine for the College Football Playoff semifinal game with Oklahoma on...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame and Stanford face off during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame’s offensive line is preparing for its biggest challenge of the season. The Fighting Irish will face Clemson in a playoff semifinal at the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29. The Tigers have one of the best defensive lines in the country and the No. 2 defense overall. Notre Dame defensive line coach Jeff Quinn says his players know what they are up against, but are confident as they get their game plan together.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 19, 2018 - 2:51 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ask Notre Dame center Sam Mustipher a question and you will get a straight answer. So what does he think of the defensive front four the Fighting Irish will face Dec. 29 at the Cotton Bowl in the playoff semifinal against Clemson? "They're athletic, they're big, they're...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly watches during the Notre Dame Blue-Gold Spring college football game in South Bend, Ind. Brian Kelly is The Associated Press college football Coach of the Year, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, becoming the third coach to win the award twice since it was established in 1998. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)
December 17, 2018 - 10:09 pm
Notre Dame's Brian Kelly is The Associated Press college football Coach of the Year and the third coach to win the award twice since it was established in 1998. Kelly received 16 of 58 first-place votes from AP college football poll voters and 81 total points. Alabama's Nick Saban was second with...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018 file photo Georgia tight end Luke Ford (45) and Georgia tight end Charlie Woerner (89) head to the locker room after losing to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference Championship game in Atlanta. A year ago, Georgia was getting ready for the College Football Playoff. The team missed out on the four-team playoff field after another bitter loss to Alabama, forcing it to settle for the Sugar Bowl as a consolation prize. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, file)
December 17, 2018 - 6:23 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A year ago, Georgia was getting ready for the College Football Playoff. Now, it feels like the Bulldogs are preparing for the Letdown Bowl. Georgia missed out on the four-team playoff field after another bitter loss to Alabama, forcing it to settle for the Sugar Bowl as a...
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Straight Up With Sturg
December 17, 2018 - 2:19 pm
Things I've heard in the last week as Clemson makes their fourth consecutive appearance in the College Football Playoff.... "Clemson wouldn't win nine games in a real conference like the SEC"; "Notre Dame is too big for a conference and therefor too big for Clemson"; "if they played a real schedule...
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December 13, 2018 - 12:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Retiring Ohio State coach Urban Meyer isn't easing out of the job just yet, not as long as there's one more game to win. Buckeyes players said this week that Meyer has been at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center for every practice and is fully engaged in preparations for the Rose...
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December 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Alabama, Clemson, and everyone else…right? That is what we were led to believe at the start of this season, but despite Alabama and Clemson still being undefeated and atop of the rankings, things are anything but predictable. Let’s start with the #1 versus #4 matchup between the Alabama Crimson...
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December 06, 2018 - 2:11 pm
The South Carolina Gamecocks wrapped up their regular season this past Saturday, when they defeated the Akron Zips 28-3. The win gave the Gamecocks their 7th win of season, bringing their overall record to 7-5. The conclusion to the regular season means it is bowl season, and the Gamecocks are...
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Mike Venditti
November 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Crushing. Inexcusable. Frustrating. These are all words that us South Carolina faithful have used to describe the Gamecocks' 35-31 loss to the Florida Gators last Saturday in The Swamp. Carolina seemed to snatch defeat from the hands of victory as they blew a late lead in Gainesville and allowed...
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Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) celebrates 2018 CFP national championship / UCF Knights wide receiver Emmanuel Logan-Greene (7) celebrates after defeating the Memphis Tigers.
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Kyle McCann
January 09, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Nick Saban and Alabama won the College Football Playoff on Monday night, but UCF is proclaiming themselves national champions. What would happen if the two teams squared off? #TheRally
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