Clemson’s Swinney changing starting kickers for Louisville
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Apparently, not everything's perfect with No. 3 Clemson.
Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said backup kicker Steven Sawicki would start on Saturday against Louisville after...
AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10
NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers...
No. 2 Clemson pounds Florida St 45-14 for 21st straight win
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson had a dominant answer for those doubting whether the defending national champions could live up to the hype.
Clemson board gives initial approval for stadium renovations
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's board of trustees has given initial approval for improvements to the football stadium that will cost between $60-$70 million. Once approved, the updates are expected...
Florida State, RB Akers seek to end No. 2 Clemson’s streak
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Cam Akers doesn't plan to leave any crumbs on his plate this season.
Florida State's dynamic tailback is second in Atlantic Coast Conference rushing and leads the league...
No. 2 Clemson looks to regain ACC swagger after close call
Florida State (3-2, 2-1 ACC) at No. 2 Clemson (5-0, 3-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
FSU-Clemson matchup tops ACC’s Week 7 schedule
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 7:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Florida State at No. 2 Clemson. The stakes might not be as high as they were earlier this decade,...
College Football Picks: First can’t-miss slate of season
If this college football season was a television series, you could jump right in this weekend without needing to catch up on previous episodes.
All-America Watch: No. 2 Clemson reloads on D-line
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — John Simpson is certain of two things about the new starters on the defensive line for No. 2 Clemson: They are tired of the questions and comparisons to last year's...
QB Blackman to start for Florida State, Hornibrook will play
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Coach Willie Taggart says James Blackman will start for Florida State against Clemson.
But Taggart also said Monday that there is a game plan for using Alex...
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Super 6 has rankings on lockdown
Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State, LSU and Oklahoma. Call them the Super Six.
After six regular-season Associated Press college football polls the top six teams are the same teams that...
AP Top 25: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th
Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory.
No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson held their spots...
Troy heads to Missouri with another upset in mind
Among the many reasons former Troy coach Neal Brown earned the job at West Virginia was his success against programs from Power Five conferences, including a win at Nebraska last...
College Football Picks: Elite teams rolling, nary an upset
The top six teams from The Associated Press preseason poll are still the top six teams as the calendar turns to October.
The order is a little different, but it has been a chalky start to...
No. 2 Clemson say they’ve been here before after close call
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has taken a step back in the rankings and many of the Tigers are saying that's not a bad thing.
The second-ranked Tigers slipped from their perch atop the polls...
UNC’s Brown: No regrets over 2-point try in Clemson loss
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Mack Brown says he doesn't regret going for a failed 2-point conversion late to upset then-No. 1 Clemson.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Field closes in on Tide and Tigers
The college football season started with the general consensus that Clemson and Alabama, winners of the last four national champions, were a cut above the rest of college football.
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- The Spokesman-ReviewEastern Washington’s Eric Barriere, Jacksonville State’s Zerrick Cooper set for showdown of elite FCS quarterbacksSeptember 13, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchWVU QB race 'still a long way to go'August 6, 2019
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AP Top 25: Alabama jumps to No. 1 after Clemson close call
Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, replacing preseason No. 1 Clemson after the Tigers had a close call.
Swinney knows No. 2 Clemson must improve after close UNC win
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Clemson is still unbeaten, still on course to claim another Atlantic Coast Conference championship along with a trip to the College Football Playoff.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: No. 1 Clemson ... but for how long?
Clemson might relinquish the No. 1 ranking on Sunday when the new AP Top 25 is released, and Trevor Lawrence is probably already out of the Heisman Trophy race.
No. 1 Clemson stops 2-point conversion, beats North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The ball sat on the 3-yard line, forcing top-ranked Clemson into the most unexpected of positions.
Get a stop, or lose the lead late against heavy underdog North...
No. 1 Clemson aims to keep rolling in trip to North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina hasn't had many chances like the one it will have Saturday.
That's when reigning national champion Clemson visits Chapel Hill, marking a rare...
No. 1 Clemson comfortable building depth, not player resumes
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence knows sitting and watching when the Tigers have big leads is no way to win a Heisman Trophy.
No. 1 Clemson looks for 20th straight win against Tar Heels
No. 1 Clemson (4-0, 2-0 ACC) at North Carolina (2-2, 1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Tar Heels must fix 1st-half troubles with No. 1 Clemson next
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina keeps finding itself in close games and outplaying its opponents in the fourth quarter. The problem is the Tar Heels also keep putting themselves in...
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Are there quality losses?
The value of a loss can be tricky to quantify for AP Top 25 voters.
For the first time this season, the AP college football poll presented by Regions Bank was given a good shake. Seven...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
No. 1 Clemson blasts Charlotte 52-10 for 19th straight win
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney was happy with the final score. He was even more pleased with how many of his players contributed to the top-ranked Tigers 19th straight...
No. 8 Auburn faces big road test at No. 17 Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After playing their first big game of the season on the road at top-ranked Clemson, the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies get their next test in front of their home crowd when...
Swinney sounding upset alert for No. 1 Clemson vs Charlotte
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is on high alert for his team's game against Charlotte, even with the No. 1-ranked Tigers taking on a 49ers program that's only played Division I...
South Carolina tries to keep success against Missouri going
The only player on the Missouri roster who knows what it's like to beat South Carolina is Kelly Bryant, and the quarterback transfer didn't even accomplish the feat with the Tigers.
Syracuse aims to get back on track vs Western Michigan
There's usually no looking back in football, but for Syracuse a second straight lopsided loss can tend to linger, especially because the opponent was top-ranked Clemson.
No. 8 Auburn visits No. 17 Texas A&M to open SEC play
No. 8 Auburn (3-0) at No. 17 Texas A&M (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Top 10 showdown as Georgia hosts Irish between the hedges
No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS).
No. 1 Clemson brings 18-game win streak vs. Charlotte
Charlotte (2-1) at No. 1 Clemson (3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m EDT (ACCN).
College Football Picks: Michigan tries to change narrative
There is a strong temptation in college football to define teams early in the season, especially when a traditional power delivers a high-profile clunker.
Penalty trouble puts FSU, Miami, Syracuse in early ACC hole
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams expected to contend for division titles.
Struggling South Carolina faces crucial 2-game stretch
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's players understand the early challenge they have to prevent their season from fully spiraling out of control.
No. 1 Clemson looking for consistency from offensive leaders
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott doesn't see anything wrong with the top-ranked Tigers' attack that a little time won't fix.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Gap between elite and rest grows
Before the season there was talk of a clear dividing line in college football between the elite programs, true national championship and perennial playoff contenders, and everybody...
Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was forced to be a spectator a year ago when a hard hit to the helmet knocked him out in the second quarter of his first college start....
Former Syracuse star Tim Green has his No. 72 retired
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-America defensive lineman Tim Green had his No. 72 jersey retired at halftime of the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson.
Bring on the noise: Syracuse awaits No. 1 Clemson at Dome
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary.
The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the...
Week 3 preview: No ranked matchups but plenty of intrigue
For the second time in three years, there isn't a game in which ranked teams face each other, but there are still some interesting matchups as the season enters its third weekend.
No. 1 Clemson visits Syracuse in key ACC matchup
No. 1 Clemson (2-0, 1-0 ACC) at Syracuse (1-1, 0-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Clemson WR Rodgers has rapid return from ACL surgery
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Amari Rodgers was about the only person around Clemson in March who thought he wouldn't miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right...
No. 1 Clemson’s trip to Syracuse headlines ACC weekend
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 1 Clemson at Syracuse. This one might've had a bit more juice a week ago, but the Tigers' trip...
Once again, ACC is top-ranked Clemson ... and everyone else
BOSTON (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers has to look outside the Atlantic Coast Conference to find a comparison for the Clemson team that ran the table last year and blew out Alabama in the...