College Football

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney answers questions at a news conference for the NCAA college football playoff championship game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 08, 2019 - 4:02 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dabo Swinney won't be celebrating for long. After leading Clemson to its second national title in three years, the coach is eager to get started on the next one. Swinney will be back in the office Friday — meeting with players, going over the schedule for offseason...
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The Clemson defense celebrates after stopping Alabama during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 08, 2019 - 2:40 am
Clemson finished the season ranked in the top 10 in three of the four major defensive categories and in two of the four on offense. The Tigers, who beat Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night, held the Crimson Tide to their fewest points since a 26-14 loss to...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 08, 2019 - 2:04 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — There will never be a definitive answer to the greatest team in college football history. That didn't stop Clemson coach Dabo Swinney from lobbying for his squad. The Tigers wrapped up the first 15-0 season by a major college football team Monday night with a dominating...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:53 am
The Clemson Tigers will be without Braden Galloway, Zach Giella, and Dexter Lawrence when they face off against Alabama for the National Championship on January 7th. The NCAA suspended the three young men before last week’s Cotton Bowl after each of them tested positive for a banned substance. Last...
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January 03, 2019 - 1:56 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clelin Ferrell fidgets in his seat, knowing how close — and how far away — to achieving what he returned to Clemson to capture: The national championship. The talented defensive end is near the top of most mock NFL drafts and was a first-round candidate this time a year ago...
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January 02, 2019 - 4:23 pm
When talking about the possibility of expanding the College Football Playoff, the word momentum gets tossed around a lot. Expansion seems inevitable. Why? Because playoffs always expand. But when? Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany told The Athletic last month he was ready to start talking about a...
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January 02, 2019 - 3:50 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson center Justin Falcinelli remembers the quiet, hollow feeling in the locker room after last year's Sugar Bowl loss to Alabama. He vowed not to forget it. Not that Falcinelli could have even he had wanted to. Clips of the 24-6 defeat to the Crimson Tide in last year's...
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January 02, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Houston hired West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers. Holgorsen was 61-41 and 33-30 in the Big 12 as he helped guide West Virginia through the transition from the Big East. Houston competes in the American Athletic Conference, which...
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January 02, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Alabama and Clemson will meet in the College Football Playoffs for the fourth year in a row, and the third time for the National Championship. Every year it seems like as soon as a College Football Champion is crowned, speculation and predictions swirl as to who will play in next seasons...
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January 02, 2019 - 2:54 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old. His family confirmed the death to The Indianapolis Star . Trent wanted to be a sportswriter and was determined to...
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