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, former longtime NFL...
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...
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 Podcast, Adam Rittenberg...
From NCAA investigator to college athlete advocate.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, AP's Ralph Russo is joined by Tim Nevius, a former Division I baseball player who worked...
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.
Time to sign for college football recruits.
The early signing period is three years old and it's already become The signing period in college football.
The stakes are huge in college football both on and off the field this week.
Championship weekend will determine conference title and College Football Playoff spots. Off the field, schools...
As college football becomes more of a national sport, with so much focus on the national championship race and the playoff, rivalry week takes on a different meaning.
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 Heather Dinich joins AP’s...
The Florida State job is open and Southern California probably will be soon, too.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Paul Myerberg of USA Today joins AP's Ralph Russo to...
LSU is the new No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and the College Football Playoff rankings are about a week away from debuting.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions...
Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa has an injured ankle and how quickly he recovers could help shape the rest of the college football.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , USA Today...
Clemson has slipped to No. 3 behind No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU in the AP Top 25. Do the Tigers deserve better after two national championships in three seasons?
The explosive, spread-the-field passing game that LSU has been over-promising and under-delivering for years is finally reality.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by...
A new California state law could force the NCAA to make a big change to its rules for amateurism. How is that going to work?
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by...
Early in the season it can be difficult to know what to make of teams and results. Who is ranked too high? Who is underrated?
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bill Connelly...
Fox has gotten into the pregame show game with Urban Meyer highlighting a lineup filled with big names.
How has the "Big Noon Kick Off" done in the early going as it tries to challenge...
The first weekend of the college football season featured an epic collapse by Florida State and an embarrassing loss by Tennessee.
With two second-year coaches still trying to win over fan...
Winning a Heisman Trophy takes a great season and a great story.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, presented by Regions Bank, Heisman historian Chris Huston joins AP's Ralph...
Voting in the AP Top 25 is a mix of art, science and hunch, and it's especially tricky when it comes to the preseason poll.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Rece...
Oregon is on the rise. Utah might have its best team since joining the Pac-12. Washington has a new former five-star quarterback. And USC has a coach planted firmly on the hot seat.
There is much uncertainty among the Big Ten East superpowers heading into this season. Meanwhile, optimism abounds in the Big Ten West, where just about every team can make the case that it's a...
Just about every college football argument eventually gets around to somebody exclaiming: "Y'all ain't played nobody."
But has all the talk about strength of schedule gotten mind-numbing...
There are 76 former major-college football stars eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year, and whittling down the list to a class of about 12 players is almost impossible.
Former Baylor coach Art Briles has returned to coaching football in the United States, landing a gig at a mid-sized East Texas high school.
The College Football Playoff hits middle-age this season. Where does it go from here?
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Heather Dinich joins AP's Ralph Russo to...
There are 27 head coaches starting new jobs in major college football this season. Which ones are most likely to have successful tenures?
On the last AP Top 25 College Football Podcast ,...
Not all new coaches face the same challenges in college football.
Who has the toughest task ahead of him in 2019? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bruce Feldman of Fox...
Jalen Hurts is now at Oklahoma and apparently he is bringing a bit of Nick Saban's process to the Sooners.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , George Schroeder of USA Today...
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.
The madness of March has already begun with conference tournaments in full swing and Selection Sunday looming.
The latest edition of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast is a basketball...
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is not so short and Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat is very fast.
While those were the big takeaways from the NFL combine, plenty more was...
The 2019 college football season is seven and a half months away. Time to start projecting.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Bill Connelly of SB Nation joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about the release of the S&P+ projections for next season. Connolly's metric combines returning production, recruiting rating and recent results to rate the best teams for the coming season.
The NCAA has handed down harsh penalties recently to two college basketball players and the University of Missouri.
The recipients are up in arms, claiming excessive punishment, but it was only last year when the calls for the NCAA to get tougher on cheats were coming from all directions.
There are still blue-chippers to sign and holes to fill for some traditionally strong program.
Veteran sports writer Ivan Maisel of ESPN has taken on the task of telling the tale of college football, starting from the very beginning.
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is considering a football career instead of baseball, but what kind of an NFL prospect is the undersized quarterback?
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Tom Luginbill joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Murray's choice. Luginbill says if Murray was four inches taller he would have been the best quarterback prospect he has ever seen coming out of high school.
Georgia quarterback Justin Fields is on the transfer market, a move that could have a huge impact on and off the field.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, USA Today's Dan Wolken join AP's Ralph Russo to discuss why Fields is looking to move on and why the freshman might have a good chance to receive a waiver to play immediately for another team.
The early signing period begins next week, when most schools will secure the majority of their 2020 freshmen classes.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Mike Farrell, the national recruiting director for Rivals, joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss year two of the early signing period. How have coaches and players adjusted to having most of the recruiting process done six weeks earlier than it used to be?
Get ready for the bowl season with a preview from the Cure Bowl to the Sugar Bowl.
On the latest Top 25 College Football Podcast, AP poll voter Matt Brown from The Athletic joins the AP's...
No. 11 Central Florida has won 22 straight games and is making a run at another major bowl bid. ESPN's "College GameDay" is coming to the schools' Orlando, Florida, campus this week
Multiple screens for viewing multiple games and Twitter handy for updates everywhere else.
The Red River Rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma has not been this significant in years.
The 19th-ranked Longhorns and No. 7 Sooners meet Saturday in Dallas and the winner is positioned to the Big12 front-runner. This week on the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , USA Today's George Schroeder joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the big games of week six, including Texas-Oklahoma, where Schroeder will be.
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 Stanford Steve on ESPN SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt, joins the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast to preview the big games — and look for some off-the-radar games that might be worth a wager.
The most fascinating quarterback competition in the country got off to a rocky start this preseason when Jalen Hurts called out Alabama coaches last week.
On the last episode of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the Southeastern Conference and discuss that budding QB controversy with the Crimson Tide.
The Big Ten features maybe the most interesting division in college football and one of the biggest divisional favorites
Clemson is a heavy favorite to win its fourth straight Atlantic Coast Conference championship, and there is a real chance the Tigers could be driving for another playoff spot with a freshman quarterback.
Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL.
Who will be the Sooners' biggest challengers in their run for a fourth straight conference championship and third College Football Playoff appearance in the last four seasons? Max Olson of The Athletic tells AP college football writer Ralph Russo that West Virginia is most likely to knock off Oklahoma — though the margin between the top and middle of the Big 12 is thin.
Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void in player development but it is not trying to be an alternative to college football.
In four seasons of the College Football Playoff a total of nine programs have filled the 16 semifinal spots. Which teams could be next to crack into the football's final four?
AP voter Matt Brown, an editor and writer for The Athletics' All-American vertical, says Michigan or Penn State are among the most likely to be a first-time playoff participant. AP college football writer Ralph Russo suggests another Big Ten team or maybe Miami.