College Football

Washington quarterback Jacob Eason (10) passes under pressure from Boise State nose tackle Scale Igiehon (90) during the second half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game at Sam Boyd Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)
December 26, 2019 - 2:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington quarterback Jacob Eason announced Thursday he will skip his final year of college and enter the NFL draft. Eason started 13 games for Washington last season after beginning his college career at Georgia and transferring following his sophomore season. He threw for 3,132...
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LSU running back Tyrion Davis-Price (3) celebrates his touchdown run against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
December 26, 2019 - 2:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire was a no-show at both the Peach Bowl media day and the team's practice on Thursday, more signs that No. 1 LSU's leading rusher could miss the playoff semifinal because of his hamstring injury. LSU coach Ed Orgeron still holds out hope Edwards-Helaire could play...
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December 26, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson attended the same college as members of the Steinbrenner family and even got to meet "The Boss." That would be, of course, George Steinbrenner, the late New York Yankees owner known for his tempestuous nature who demanded World Series trophies and championship rings...
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File-This Dec. 14, 2019, file photo shows NCAA college football player and Heisman Trophy finalist, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow listening to questions from the media during a news conference before the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. Burrow is a hero on LSU's Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn't seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes,File)
December 26, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Peach Bowl: No. 1 LSU (13-0) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1), Saturday at 4 p.m., ESPN Line: LSU by 13 1/2 Series Record: Tied 1-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE The Tigers are playing in their first playoff semifinal. They will try to keep their high scoring going, even if they are without All-SEC running back Clyde...
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December 26, 2019 - 11:26 am
Pinstripe Bowl: Michigan State (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (8-4), Friday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Michigan State by 3½. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Wake Forest is one of nine schools to win a bowl game in each of the past three seasons and needs one more win to become just the...
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Michigan State's Kenny Willekes (48), Jack Saylor (54) and Jacub Panasiuk (96) warm up before an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
December 25, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Almost a year to the day after breaking his leg, Kenny Willekes is ready for his Michigan State swan song. As usual, he's trying to think of himself as an underdog. “Always," he said. "That's the way you've got to play, that's the mentality I play with. I play with a chip on my shoulder regardless...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the trophy following the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Virginia in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Clemson won 62-17. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 25, 2019 - 8:24 am
Former Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips made a deal with Dabo Swinney when he decided to make him the Tigers head football coach. “There were people that were very skeptical of that hire," Phillips recently recalled. “I said, 'Dabo, if it don't work out what's going to happen, you come...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 file photo, Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray (9) celebrates a tackle during an NCAA college football game against TCU in Norman, Okla. Major improvements on defense have pushed Oklahoma and Baylor into the Big 12 championship game. Oklahoma led the Big 12 in total defense during conference play after finishing last a season ago. Baylor led the Big 12 in scoring defense and ranked third in total defense in league play a year after finishing seventh in total defense and eighth in scoring defense.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 25, 2019 - 7:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray knows the Sooners' defense is preparing for its toughest challenge of the season and believes experience on the national stage will be a big factor. No. 1 LSU (13-0) enters the College Football Playoff semifinal in Saturday's Peach Bowl leading the...
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BYU quarterback Zach Wilson (1) loses the football on a hit by Hawaii defensive back Eugene Ford, right, as Wilson tried to leap into the end zone during the second half of the Hawaii Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, in Honolulu. Hawaii recovered the football in the end zone for a touchback. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
December 25, 2019 - 12:47 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich had this Hawaii Bowl all figured out, except for the details. He told his players there would be times when beating BYU seemed out of reach, but he wanted them to expect to win the game in the fourth quarter. And that's what happened Saturday in Aloha...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Fields, a sophomore and the Buckeyes’ Heisman Trophy finalist quarterback, said online classes allow him to split his time between studying at home or relaxing with Netflix and the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where besides football facilities there is a new lavish lounge for players that offers made-to-order meals, massage chairs, video games on big screens and a cryogenic chamber. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 24, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields may not be fully healthy when the second-ranked Buckeyes face No. 3 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. Fields said Tuesday his left knee is only 80 to 85% heading into Saturday's College Football Playoff semifinal in Glendale. He plans to wear...
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