AP Player of the Year: QB Joe Burrow, first winner from LSU

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is The Associated Press college football player of the year in a landslide vote. Burrow, who has led the top-ranked Tigers to an unbeaten season and their...

Young, McFadden, White head to Hall of Fame without Heismans

NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Young put up dizzying dual-threat numbers at Texas before it was common in college football. Arkansas' Darren McFadden was one of the first great running backs ...

Old Dominion hires Penn State assistant Rahne as head coach

Old Dominion has hired Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne as its head coach. Rahne has been offensive coordinator at Penn State the last two seasons and on coach James Fran...

Analysis: 4 enough for now to keep CFP expansion talk quiet

College football always needs an argument when it comes to the postseason. This year, it was whether LSU or Ohio State should be the top seed in the four-team playoff. Four was enoug...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Who's in CFP is easy; But Who's No. 1?

Picking the four teams to play in the College Football Playoff should be pretty easy for the selection committee. Who is No. 1? There could be a lot of discussion about that Saturday...

AP Source: Ole Miss working to bring Kiffin back to SEC

A person familiar with the negotiations says Mississippi is working to hire FAU's Lane Kiffin to be its next head football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on conditio...

Ohio St, LSU, Clemson, UGA in CFP position; Utah, OU next

Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia. Utah was fifth, Okl...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Tide out; Harbaugh’s Ohio St problem

Sometimes it is just not your year. Even if you are the greatest dynasty in college football history. The playoff will be played without Alabama for the first time after Auburn won a...

National powers, fewer players define California football

BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) — On a typically perfect Southern California afternoon, bright sun and blue sky, the stars are out at St. John Bosco Prep football practice. The quarterback b...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Rivalry week with ranked matchups

Intense and tradition-rich rivalries are fun no matter the stakes. They get even juicer when both teams are ranked. This year rivalry week includes five matchups of ranked teams, tho...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Tua’s legacy and Alabama’s CFP hopes

Tua Tagovailoa changed Alabama football and became a star before he was even a starter. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, ESPN playoff reporter Heath...

College Football Picks: Scoreboard watching for CFP hopefuls

Pac-12 powers No. 6 Oregon and No. 7 Utah are on the road this weekend, trying to continue their march to a mega-meeting with huge playoff ramifications in the conference championship game next month....

LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia remain atop CFP rankings

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy ...

College Football Picks: Auburn at center of all down stretch

Over the next three weeks, Auburn will be in the middle of the action even though the Tigers are outside the playoff race. No. 13 Auburn plays two top-five playoff contenders in No. ...