Redskins sign first-rounder Montez Sweat
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Montez Sweat to his rookie contract.
Sweat was the 26th overall pick. After taking Ohio State quarterback Dwayne...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if...
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class.
The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dwayne Haskins learned patience from waiting behind J.T. Barrett at Ohio State that he could need to lean on before he becomes the Redskins' franchise...
Redskins draft Ohio State WR Terry McLaurin in 3rd round
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins have provided Dwayne Haskins with a familiar target to begin his NFL career.
After selecting the Ohio State quarterback in Thursday's first round,...
Loading up in the trenches a now thing for NFL teams
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants finally found an heir apparent to Eli Manning and a couple potential starters for the defense in their first NFL draft with three first-round...
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins met Dan Snyder's son in high school in suburban Washington, and it began the path to being drafted by the Redskins.
QB Baldwin signals intent to transfer from Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matthew Baldwin, the Ohio State quarterback who was expected to back up the highly touted Justin Fields this fall, said he intends to transfer.
Redskins Draft Preview Capsule
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LAST SEASON: Redskins were cruising toward playoffs at 6-3 when QB Alex Smith broke right leg and injuries hit hard. Team went to Colt McCoy, Mark Sanchez and Josh...
Is there really a quarterback competition at Ohio State?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New coach Ryan Day is doing his best to convince everyone there's a quarterback competition at Ohio State.
He contends redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin, who spent last...
DENVER (AP) — Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Falcons all-time leading receiver Jalen Robinette is...
Quarterback Tate Martell has been ruled eligible to play for Miami this season and it is being hailed as a pretty big deal for the Hurricanes.
Shurmurs make NFL combine a father-son affair
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There's one quarterback at the NFL scouting combine that New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur has absolutely fallen in love with, and it's not Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Drew...
Justin Fields gets waiver to play immediately for Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields has been granted a waiver that will allow him to play immediately for Ohio State after transferring from Georgia.
The former five-star recruit transferred to the Buckeyes after he got stuck behind Jake Fromm on Georgia's depth chart.
Record 135 forgo college eligibility to enter NFL draft
NEW YORK (AP) — A record number of college football players will bypass their remaining years of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
QB Tate Martell says he is leaving Ohio State for Miami
Quarterback Tate Martell says he is transferring from Ohio State to Miami.
Martell announced on Twitter early Wednesday: "I'm a Hurricane."
Martell had entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal last week and was free to be approached by schools about a potential move.
AP source: Ohio State QB Martell signals he may transfer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell may be looking to transfer.
Martell has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, according to a person with access to the portal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the database isn't public.
Martell listing his name with the NCAA means schools are now free to talk to him about a potential transfer.
Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL draft
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins is NFL bound after one spectacular season as Ohio State's starting quarterback.
The third-year sophomore who rewrote the school record book had been expected to enter the draft and is a projected first-round pick.
QB Fields confirms transfer to Ohio State from Georgia
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields confirmed Friday night he is transferring to Ohio State following one season as Georgia's backup.
Fields' much-anticipated announcement gives new Ohio State coach Ryan Day a sublimely talented dual-threat passer to run his offense if Dwayne Haskins Jr. makes an expected jump to the NFL.
Ohio State’s Haskins savors Rose Bowl win, is mum on future
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins was celebrating in the locker room with his Ohio State teammates after the Buckeyes defeated Washington 28-23 in the Rose Bowl on Tuesday. As for the announcement everyone is waiting for, that will take a couple more days.
Ohio State tops Washington 28-23 in Meyer’s Rose Bowl finale
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Urban Meyer says he decided to end his remarkable coaching career at Ohio State partly because of the stress inherent in this high-intensity job.
After his Buckeyes blew most of a 25-point lead in the fourth quarter and had to recover a last-minute onside kick to win the Rose Bowl, anybody could understand why this 54-year-old coach can't wait to retire.
Buckeyes, Huskies face off in 105th edition of Rose Bowl
Rose Bowl: Ohio State (12-1) vs. Washington (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: Ohio State by 6 ½.
Series record: Ohio State leads 8-3.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Ohio State's Urban Meyer is ending his coaching career in the 105th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All. The three-time national champion coach leads another powerhouse Buckeyes squad against the Pac-12 champion Huskies, who are in the Rose Bowl for the first time in 18 years.
Ohio State’s Haskins, Washington’s Browning offer contrasts
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Rose Bowl will be final collegiate start for Washington's Jake Browning. Whether or not it will be for Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins remains a mystery.
Haskins' future has been as much a topic of conversation as Urban Meyer's final game as the Buckeyes' coach. The redshirt sophomore finished third in Heisman Trophy voting after leading the nation with 4,580 passing yards and 47 touchdowns while directing the Buckeyes (12-1) to a Big Ten title.
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15.
Who will challenge Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy in 2019?
Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma's Kyler Murray.
Ohio State makes Hartline permanent receivers coach
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brian Hartline has been promoted to permanent receivers coach at Ohio State.
Hartline, a former Buckeyes player and NFL veteran, was made interim coach when Zach Smith was fired in July because of domestic abuse allegations.
Under Hartline, Ohio State receivers achieved school records in receptions, yards and touchdowns behind quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr.
Tagovailoa out of boot to treat surgically repaired ankle
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was not wearing the walking boot he has been using to treat his surgically repaired left ankle at the Heisman Trophy presentation ceremony Saturday.
Tagovailoa is one of three finalists for the Heisman, along with Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. No. 1 Alabama plays No. 4 Oklahoma in a College Football Playoff semifinal on Dec. 29.
Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs
NEW YORK (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa rolled across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a black scooter with a little Alabama sticker on the front, his sprained left ankle in a gray plastic boot, safely propped up as he pushed off with his right foot.
The Crimson Tide quarterback and fellow Heisman Trophy finalists Kyler Murray of Oklahoma and Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State were on Wall Street on Friday to ring the closing bell on a day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 558 points.
The Latest: Tagovailoa leads Murray 2-1 in POY awards
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):
Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa topped Oklahoma's Kyler Murray in college football player of the year awards on Thursday, 2-1. Tagovailoa won the Walter Camp and Maxwell awards and Murray was named AP Player of the Year. Murray also won the Davey O'Brien as top quarterback. Tagovailoa was a finalists for that, too.
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the AP Player of the Year
Oklahoma's Kyler Murray won The Associated Press college football Player of the Year on Thursday, becoming the second straight Sooners quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998.
Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on 56 ballots submitted by AP college football poll voters and announced Thursday. Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. was third.
First-year starter Haskins waited, then broke records
WHO: Dwayne Haskins Jr.
YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Sophomore, QB, Ohio State
BIO: After a redshirt year, the New Jersey native who played prep ball in Potomac, Maryland, waited his turn behind J.T. Barrett last year. His legend grew as he came in the 2017 Michigan game after a Barrett injury and led the Buckeyes to a come-from-behind victory. He became the undisputed starter last summer when Joe Burrow transferred to LSU.
Confident Haskins says his numbers are deserving of Heisman
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was subtle, but that definitely was the Heisman Trophy pose that Dwayne Haskins Jr. struck in the end zone after throwing his fifth touchdown pass of the Big Ten championship game last weekend.
It wasn't quite the hey-look-at-me, Desmond Howard version, but it was an unmistakable Heisman stiff-arm, high-leg stance, even if just for a second.
Haskins, Bush receive top honors on AP All-Big Ten team
Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. is the offensive player of the year and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday.
Freshman receiver Rondale Moore of Purdue was voted newcomer of the year, and Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald was named coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to the Big Ten championship game for the first time.
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.
The winner will be announced Thursday. The finalists are the same as those for the Heisman Trophy, which will be presented Saturday.
Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years.
The finalists were announced Monday, hours after the deadline for 928 voters, including former winners, to submit their ballots.
Rose Bowl Matchup
Ohio State (12-1, Big Ten) vs Washington (10-3, Pac-12), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Pasadena, California.
Ohio State: QB Dwayne Haskins is the Big Ten's player of the year, leading the nation with 47 touchdown passes and 4,580 yards passing.
Washington: LB Ben Burr-Kirven averaged nearly 13 tackles per game for the Pac-12's stingiest defense.
Ohio St beats Wildcats for Big Ten crown, hopes it’s enough
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dwayne Haskins and Urban Meyer reveled in the victory celebration Saturday night.
Now the College Football Playoff selection committee gets to decide whether the Big Ten champions will continue dancing through the next six weeks.
Big Ten: Buckeyes’ Dwayne Haskins offensive player of year
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who set Big Ten records for passing yards and touchdowns in a single season, is the conference's offensive player of the year.
The Big Ten on Wednesday announced postseason offensive awards based on voting by coaches and media. Haskins has passed for 4,081 yards and 42 touchdowns, had four 400-yard passing games and became the first Ohio State quarterback with six TD passes in multiple games.
Haskins steps forward as a leader as Buckeyes hit stride
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins Jr. has been throwing touchdown passes and impressing NFL scouts all season, but Ohio State coach Urban Meyer thinks his quarterback became a fully legitimate leader once he showed he was willing to run the ball.
Buckeye blitz: No. 10 Ohio State blows out No. 4 Michigan
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — This season for Ohio State has been anything but normal, beginning with its celebrated coach suspended for three games.
There have been spotty performances and troubling trends on both sides of the ball. There has been constant speculation and questions about Urban Meyer's health and future.
After all that, it was business as usual against Michigan, and now the Buckeyes are right where they always expected to be.
Official scoring change gives Ohio State QB another TD pass
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An official scoring change in Ohio State's 62-39 victory over Michigan has credited Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins with a sixth touchdown pass in the game.
Last year’s Buckeyes hero goes at it again against Michigan
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Even if Dwayne Haskins Jr. never plays another down for Ohio State his name will live in Buckeyes lore.
Michigan will try to snap Ohio State’s streak in The Game
No. 4 Michigan (10-1, 8-0 Big Ten, No. 4 CFP) at No. 10 Ohio State (10-1, 7-1, No. 10 CFP), noon EST (Fox).
No. 4 Michigan may have edge on D against No. 10 Ohio State
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 4 Michigan has the nation's top-ranked defense with NFL-caliber players at each position group and one of the game's best coordinators calling the shots.
The Wolverines, though, have not been tested as much as they will be by No. 10 Ohio State and quarterback Dwayne Haskins on Saturday in the Horseshoe. And they know this edition of The Game will define their season.
No. 9 Ohio State survives in OT, beating Maryland 52-51
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Relentlessly zipping up and down the field, ninth-ranked Ohio State and upstart Maryland were racking up yards and points at a dizzying pace.
Finally, the Terrapins were presented with the chance to end it — one way or another.
A gutsy decision by Maryland interim coach Matt Canada did not achieve the desired results, and the Buckeyes avoided one of the most stunning upsets in this college football season by squeezing out a 52-51 victory in overtime on Saturday.
No. 9 Ohio State seeks 10th win in matchup with Maryland
No. 9 Ohio State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 10 CFP) at Maryland (5-5, 3-4), noon EST (ABC).
Line: Ohio State by 14½.
Series record: Ohio State leads 4-0.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
The Buckeyes are looking for their seventh consecutive 10-win season and to stay in the hunt for the Big Ten East title. The Terrapins need a win to become bowl eligible.
No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State
If all goes according to form, Ohio State would face Michigan on the last Saturday of the month, with a division title in the balance.
Before that, though, the Buckeyes have other challenges.
No. 8 Ohio State tries for another victory at Michigan State
No. 8 Ohio State (8-1, 5-1 Big Ten, No. 10 CFP) at No. 24 Michigan State (6-3, 4-2, No. 18 CFP), 12:05 p.m. EST (Fox).
Line: Ohio State by 3½.
Series record: Ohio State leads 31-15.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Ohio State is still on course for a season-ending showdown with Michigan that could decide the division title, but the Buckeyes first have to deal with a Michigan State team that has given them problems in recent years. A win this weekend would improve the Spartans' chances at a berth in the Rose Bowl.