College Football

December 28, 2018 - 6:12 am
By Nick Shepkowski DALLAS -- Much has been made about No. 2 Clemson’s defensive line leading up to the College Football Playoff national semifinal in the Cotton Bowl against No. 3 Notre Dame on Saturday -- and understandably so. Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, a three-time All-American, could...
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December 27, 2018 - 8:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Christian Wilkins is here to put a smile on your face, whether you like it or not. For four seasons, Wilkins has been bringing the jokes, zingers and sneaky pinches on the bottom at Clemson. The 300-pound All-America defensive tackle famously celebrated the Tigers' 2016 national...
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December 27, 2018 - 8:03 pm
The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending...
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December 27, 2018 - 2:42 am
DALLAS (AP) — Clemson and Notre Dame weren't even a month into this season when they made unexpected quarterback switches while undefeated with seniors who had won a lot of games. Neither of those senior starters was even injured, but the Tigers and Fighting Irish decided to make early changes...
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December 26, 2018 - 3:22 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa have struck up a friendship over the past several weeks, which shouldn't be surprising considering how much time the quarterbacks have spent alongside one another in that span. They were in Atlanta together at a...
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December 26, 2018 - 2:30 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert says he'll return for his senior season. Herbert announced his decision Wednesday before the Ducks (8-4) left Eugene for the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara, California. Oregon plays Michigan State on Monday. "As we prepare for our bowl game, I would...
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December 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Two LSU football players were trying to sell an electronic item when one of them fatally shot an 18-year-old man trying to rob them, police said Sunday. A statement released by Baton Rouge police does not identify the players, but a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Clemson's Travis Etienne (9) runs past Pittsburgh's Dennis Briggs (20) during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C. Clemson plays Notre Dame on Dec. 29 in in college football playoff semifinal in Arlington, Texas. Etienne has 1,463 yards on 176 rushes (8.3 per carry) and 21 of Clemson’s 46 touchdowns on the ground. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
December 22, 2018 - 3:03 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame All-American cornerback Julian Love already knows all about Clemson. Blame his roommate. Love's roomie is Troy Pride Jr., another cornerback for the Fighting Irish, who will play Clemson on Dec. 29 in a playoff semifinal in Arlington, Texas. Pride is from Greer,...
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December 21, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 8 Michigan will be short-handed against No. 10 Florida in the Peach Bowl. Just not at quarterback. Shea Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. "There is absolutely nothing like playing in the Big House in front of the...
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December 19, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Zach Harrison is one of the most highly touted recruits in the country, and he goes to high school 15 miles from Ohio State. Yet not until Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, did the 6-foot-6, 245-pound defensive end commit to the Buckeyes, giving incoming coach Ryan Day his first...
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