College Football

File-This Nov. 24, 2018, file photo shows Clemson's Christian Wilkins doing the Heisman pose after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina, in Clemson, S.C. 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 championship with a split and flashed a Heisman pose after a touchdown run this season. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
December 27, 2018 - 7:59 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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Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence stretches during team practice at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Clemson is scheduled to play Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff Saturday. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
December 27, 2018 - 7:17 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension Thursday for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending the talented junior's college career. Lawrence is one of three Clemson...
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Duke quarterback Daniel Jones (17) sets to pass against Temple during the first half of the Independence Bowl, an NCAA college football game in Shreveport, La., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 27, 2018 - 4:22 pm
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Daniel Jones threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns, T.J. Rahming caught 12 passes for 240 yards and two scores, and Duke blew past Temple 56-27 in the Independence Bowl on Thursday. Duke (8-5) snapped a two-game losing streak by putting on an offensive show. The Blue Devils...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray holds the Heisman Trophy after winning the award in New York. The latest statistical surge has been led by the quarterbacks who will play in the Orange Bowl semifinal on Jan. 29, when No. 1 Alabama faces No. 4 Oklahoma. Both Heisman Trophy winner Murray (205.72) of Oklahoma and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa (202.30) are on pace to break the record for passer efficiency rating set by former Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (198.92) last season. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
December 27, 2018 - 11:38 am
The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 12:35 p.m. Oklahoma was going to practice on Thursday at a South Florida high school field. Instead, the Sooners are going indoors — to the bubble that is part of Nick Saban's legacy with the Miami Dolphins. With...
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TCU place-kicker Jonathan Song (46) connects for the game-winning field goal from the hold of Adam Nunez (29) as California's Traveon Beck (22) tries in vain to reach the ball during overtime of the Cheez-It Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Phoenix. TCU defeated California 10-7. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
December 27, 2018 - 12:52 am
PHOENIX (AP) — TCU swapped kickers after California called a timeout at the end of regulation — and missed. Faced with a similar decision in overtime, the Horned Frogs stuck with their original kicker. Jonathan Song delivered on his second-chance kick, ending a strange night in the desert. Song...
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Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) throws a pass during the first half of the Quick Lane Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 26, 2018 - 7:32 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mohamed Ibrahim ran for career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 34-10 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in the Quick Lane Bowl. The Golden Gophers (7-6) won three of their last four games, and Ibrahim had a lot to do with that. The redshirt...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill watches players before an NCAA college football game between Kansas State and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. McNeill spent years coaching defense for Mike Leach at Texas Tech before becoming a head coach at his alma mater, East Carolina. After being fired at ECU, coach Lincoln Riley brought McNeill to Oklahoma in 2017. Riley then turned to the 60-year-old McNeill to try to stabilize a defense that continued to struggle after Mike Stoops was fired following the Texas game in October. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 26, 2018 - 5:14 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables began his coaching career at Kansas State in the mid-1990s, trying to come up with ways to stop Nebraska's power option. The Cornhuskers were predictable, but often darn near unstoppable. So as far as Venables is concerned, coaching...
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Boston College running back AJ Dillon (2) scores a touchdown ahead of Boise State cornerback Tyler Horton (14) during the first half of the First Responder Bowl NCAA football game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
December 26, 2018 - 2:46 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl between No. 23 Boise State and Boston College has been canceled because of the threat of severe weather after a delay of nearly an hour and a half. The game was stopped with BC leading 7-0 with 5:08 remaining in the first quarter Wednesday at Cotton...
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File- This Sept. 8, 2018, file photo shows Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush looking to pass against Ball State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Wimbush is practicing with Notre Dame to be the No. 2 quarterback for the third-ranked Fighting Irish in the Cotton Bowl amid questions about his future with the team after the College Football Playoff. There have been several media reports indicating that Wimbush has notified Notre Dame that he intends to transfer. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
December 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Brandon Wimbush is practicing with Notre Dame to be the No. 2 quarterback in the Cotton Bowl amid questions about the former starter's future with the third-ranked Fighting Irish after the College Football Playoff. Several media reports say Wimbush has notified Notre Dame that he...
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December 24, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says star defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and two other players failed NCAA tests for performance enhancing drugs and might not play in the Cotton Bowl against No. 3 Notre Dame. Swinney said at a news conference Monday at AT&T Stadium that the...
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