Coronavirus testing a stress threat for athletic budgets

Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and...

Virus costly to draft prospects needing face time with teams

The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. ...

Buckeyes on top in Big Ten recruiting; Huskers best in West

Ohio State is back on top in Big Ten recruiting, with Ryan Day wrapping up his first full signing class Wednesday with a letter of intent from the two-time Michigan high school player of the year. ...

STAT WATCH: FBS record for TD passes among feats by Burrow

Joe Burrow won the Heisman Trophy, the national championship and set the Football Bowl Subdivision record for touchdown passes in a season. It probably won't bother him that Anthony...

Half-empty stadiums won't stop number of bowls from going up

Six bowls this season had their smallest crowds on record, with section after section of unoccupied seats a yawning indication of just how little buzz there can be for the long, long list of postseaso...

Heisman Trophy candidates: Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young

A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by no...

1 vs 2: LSU-Alabama is big, but loser still could make CFP

All eyes are on LSU-Alabama this week. It's the first matchup of Nos. 1 and 2 teams in The Associated Press Top 25 since the Tigers and Crimson Tide met in 2011. LSU and Alabama are ...

Huskers doing Spanish radio broadcast with eye toward future

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will be the first school in the Big Ten to offer a Spanish-language radio broadcast for a football game when the Cornhuskers play Northwestern on Saturday, and the hope i...

STAT WATCH: Hubbard's torrid run continues for Oklahoma St.

A year ago, hardly anyone outside the Big 12 had heard of Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard. One month into this season, the rest of the nation must be wondering how that could be. Hubb...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the AP Player of the Year

Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998. ...

AP Player of the Year finalists: Murray, Tagovailoa, Haskins

Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year. ...

Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl

Michigan and Florida will square off for the third time in three years when they meet in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 29 in Atlanta. For the eighth-ranked Wolverines (10-2, No. 7 CFP), the...

Old-time football: West Virginia team brings back dropkick

Ruan Venter learned how to dropkick playing rugby in his native South Africa and sometimes would do it for fun during football practices at NCAA Division II Shepherd University in West Virginia. ...

APNewsBreak: Kickoff fair catches not catching on

The new college football rule rewarding teams for making fair catches on kickoffs has not caught on like officiating supervisors expected and more changes could be made in 2019 to further reduce kick ...

STAT WATCH: Sun Devils' Benjamin 1st to break 300-yard mark

Eno Benjamin turned in the best rushing performance in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season and became the first Arizona State player to go over 300 yards when he ran 30 times for 312 against Ore...