College Football Picks: Stanford-Oregon, Heisman showcase

Heisman Trophy winners need Heisman moments and at least a few big-stage games to bolster their resumes on the way to New York. The early season chatter has mostly been dominated by ...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Pac-12 in spotlight with Stanford-Oregon

No. 7 Stanford and No. 20 Oregon is the highlight game of the weekend in college football, but it's hard to assess the Ducks. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , guest...

AP All-America Watch: BC's Brown, Ok St's Brailford bust out

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released a preseason All-America team and will put out a midseason team. The ful...

Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season

With an eye toward player safety and scheduling flexibility, the NCAA last year considered ways to lengthen the college football season so every team would have 14 weeks to play 12 games every year. ...

AP Top 25 Podcast: ESPN's Stanford Steve on Ohio State-TCU

No. 4 Ohio State plays No. 15 TCU in its last game before coach Urban Meyer's suspension ends, highlighting the week three college football schedule. Steve Coughlin, better known as ...

College Football Picks: No. 17 Boise State gets a big chance

The ceiling for teams outside the Power Five in the College Football Playoff race seems to be set pretty low — as any Central Florida fan will be quick to point out. Maybe Boise Stat...

AP All-America Watch: Kansas' stopper; CU's breakout star WR

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released a preseason All-America team and will put out a midseason team. The ful...

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Up with UGA; Down on Notre Dame

Fooled you. There is a lot of that at the beginning of the college football season as teams shuffle in and out of the AP Top 25 . Good win? Bad loss? Hard to tell. ...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Already looking ahead to Georgia-'Bama

Two weeks into the season and it is already tempting to start pondering another Georgia-Alabama game in Atlanta with big stakes. The loudest statements are made on the road and No. 3...

College Football Picks: Conference bragging rights on line

The first few weeks of the season often set the tone for which conference will be deemed best for the rest of the season. It's a debate that can be both fun and tedious. Does it real...

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Auburn, Boise State are under-ranked

The worst part of college football's week one overreactions is that they linger. Texas can't make up for losing to Maryland by beating Tulsa this week. Michigan fans won't feel bette...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Pac-12 down not out after UW loss

Washington lost the game the Pac-12 needed to win. At least that's how the showdown with No. 9 Auburn was billed all offseason. In a neutral site game that was anything but, the sixt...

No. 14 Michigan out to change narrative vs No. 12 Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Michigan could really use a change in the conversation. Since the Wolverines ended last season by taking the one-two punch of losing yet again to rival Ohio S...

At Notre Dame, Kelly and Swarbrick provide rare stability

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly has coached 103 games at Notre Dame and athletic director Jack Swarbrick has attended every single news conference afterward. The two will often h...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS: Michigan, Auburn, Miami start fast

After a quiet offseason in college football, the final month leading up to kickoff was dominated by scandals. As lousy as off-the-field issues can be in the sport, and the topics wer...