Tag: College Football

AP Max Becherer

NFL Draft Takes Most Early Talent from LSU, Bama

While college seniors prepare for graduation in the coming weeks, the following student-athletes chose to instead enter this week’s NFL draft before their senior year of college football. We took a look at the teams hurt the most by talented players leaving early.

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Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough: ‘F*** Trump!’

President Donald Trump is in attendance for Monday’s National Championship game and Alabama Crimson Tide running back Bo Scarbrough is not happy about it. Before the game with Georgia started, Scarbrough was caught on camera walking in from pregame warmups yelling,

AP Mayfield

Oklahoma Football-Hoops Duo Challenge Tebow-Horford for Greatest of Century

The overwhelming Heisman Trophy vote for Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, coupled with new Value Add Basketball Rankings showing Oklahoma’s Trae Young as the best basketball player of the century so far; gives the Sooners a chance to challenge Florida’s Tim Tebow and Al Horford as the greatest football-basketball duo of the century.

AP Clemson

Clemson Cancels Open Intoxicants Rule if Tigers Make Championship Game

The Clemson Tigers have a chance to return to the college football national championship game for the third straight year, in hopeful anticipation of that event, the Clemson City Council has decided to relax its ban on open alcohol; in preparation for the celebratory mood the town will adopt if the Tigers continue to advance to the big game.

AP Brandon Dill

Arkansas Hires Chad Morris As New Football Coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has hired Chad Morris of SMU as its new football coach, a person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

AP Brynn Anderson

Alabama Joins Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia in Playoff

Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl. Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl semifinal a few hours earlier.

AP Tony Gutierrez

No. 2 Oklahoma Stakes Playoff Spot, 41-17 Over No. 10 TCU

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield threw four touchdowns and No. 2 Oklahoma staked claim to a playoff spot with a 41-17 win over No. 10 TCU in the return of the Big 12 championship game Saturday.

AP Mark Wallheiser

Jimbo Fisher Resigns at Florida State, Heads to Texas A&M

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jimbo Fisher, who coached Florida State to its third national title in 2013 and opened this season with his team ranked in the top five, is leaving to take the same job at Texas A&M.