AP Top 25 Podcast: How you came to love college football?

The passion and pageantry that surrounds college football can be infatuating. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, eight people who cover the sport sha...

Without spring practice, football coaches try to fill void

Since taking over as Florida State coach in December, Mike Norvell has spent seemingly endless hours laying the foundation of his program. Winter is time for coaches to deliver a con...

USC invests in supporting Helton rather than replacing him

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bohn took over as athletic director at Southern California on Nov. 7. His first major assignment was to assess the state of the football program and determine whether Clay Helt...

Alabama's 5-star freshman QB getting acclimated to college

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Aside from being 2,000 miles away from his home in Southern California, the most challenging part of Alabama freshman quarterback Bryce Young's transition to college was dea...

AP Top 25 Podcast: The state of college football officiating

A tweak to targeting. Suggestions for replay review. An end to officials being hired and assigned by conferences. On this week's AP Top 25 College Football Podcast,...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Georgia's Smart move targets Alabama

Georgia coach Kirby Smart is trying to turn his program into the Alabama of the SEC East. His latest move to make that happen is hiring away from the Crimson Tide the man Nick Saban has entrusted with...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Next up on never-ending coaching carousel

More than a month after the season ended, at least one major college football team was still trying to find a head coach. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football P...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Big change proposed for NCAA transfers

Transfer rules could be changing in college sports in a big way. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss the Bi...

Top heavy: Handful of elite programs hoard most top recruits

McKinnley Jackson, a huge and talented defensive tackle from Mississippi, was one of the few five-star recruits whose college choice was a mystery coming into signing day. “I'll keep...

Signing day: Undecided blue chips, finish strong, best class

The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends. Most of the scholarships throughout the Bowl Subdivision are accounted for. Almost all the blue-chi...

NCAA's Emmert: 'Our job' to solve athlete compensation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert spoke for 20 minutes Thursday in a crowded ballroom at the Anaheim Convention Center, two huge video boards on either side of the stage showing his im...

AP Top 25 Podcast: What's next for NCAA's NIL policy?

NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is trying to figure out how it can allow athletes to be compensated for their fame, while still preserving its rules for amateurism. What's next in the deba...

Tua, Young among juniors granted eligibility for NFL draft

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Ohio State defensive end Chase Young and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor were among 99 juniors granted eligibility by the NFL into the draft. ...

AP Top 25 Podcast: LSU's historic run; What's next in 2020?

LSU won the national championship with a uniquely spectacular season from quarterback Joe Burrow. On the last AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Region...

TV audience up slightly from last year for CFP championship

LSU's national championship game victory against Clemson drew nearly 26 million viewers to ESPN, up slightly from last year's final. ESPN said Tuesday that viewersh...