College Football

BYU coach Kalani Sitake receives the the trophy full of potatoes from Kevin McDonald, executive director of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, after BYU's 49-18 win over Western Michigan in the NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)
December 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl pregame press conference Thursday, BYU coach Kalani Sitake set high expectations when asked about how he thought quarterback Zach Wilson would play. "Perfectly," Sitake said jokingly. "That's what I'm praying for, perfect play from everyone."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017, file photo, Miami head coach Mark Richt enters the field during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract each year. As college football’s early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn’t in the top 30 of the team standings in composite rankings of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
December 21, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract. As college football's early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn't in the top 30 in composite rankings...
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December 21, 2018 - 5:23 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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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, Florida International running back Anthony Jones catches a pass during an NCAA college football practice at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium, in Miami. Jones and a teammate were hurt in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 6, 2018. Jones' wounds have healed and he's playing in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, Dec. 21, as FIU takes on Toledo. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 3:20 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Anthony Jones rushed for three touchdowns to complete his comeback story, and Florida International survived a horrible start to defeat Toledo 35-32 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl. Jones missed much of the season after being one of two FIU players who were injured in a drive-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar appears for his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Wanted: a host for the sixth annual Newby awards. Yes, we're in a bit of a bind, though nothing like the good folks at the Academy Awards. You see, we never even got to the point where Kevin Hart accepted the honor, then had to withdraw because people capable of working the screengrab function...
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Marshall coach Doc Holliday holds up the trophy after Marshall defeated South Florida 38-10 in the Gasparilla Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 20, 2018 - 11:39 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a family affair as Marshall ended the season with another bowl victory. Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, cousin Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. "It's fun to get to play...
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December 20, 2018 - 5:35 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An affidavit alleges University of Kansas football player Pooka Williams punched a woman in the stomach and grabbed her by the throat earlier this month. The Lawrence Journal-World reported the 18-year-old woman showed the officer text messages from Williams admitting to...
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Ohio defensive lineman Kent Berger (97) and offensive lineman Austen Pleasants (60) hold the trophy with linebacker Evan Croutch (47) after the 27-0 win over San Diego State at the Frisco Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
December 19, 2018 - 11:43 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ohio running back A.J. Ouellette doesn't think of Frank Solich as the oldest head coach in FBS. He sees him as the guy who stuck around a smaller program long enough to run it for going on 15 years. Ouellette gave Solich and the Bobcats a little something to build on in his...
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Olentangy Orange's Zach Harrison announces that he will sign with Ohio State over Michigan and Penn State in front of family, friends and students at Olentangy Orange High School, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Lewis Center, Ohio. (Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 8:40 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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Hanahan High School football player Cooper Dawson, right, talks to the media after first letting his friend and fellow senior Kingsley Feiman announce that he would play football at Syracuse University on early signing day in Hanahan, S.C., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Brad Nettles//The Post And Courier via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 4:39 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When Cooper Dawson finally decided which college he would sign with, the senior defensive lineman from South Carolina let his friend Kingsley Feinman make the announcement. It was a moment to remember because Feinman was born with cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. "He's...
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