ESPN announces ‘Pat McAfee Show’ will join afternoon lineupMay 17, 2023 GMT
Pat McAfee's show is moving to ESPN as part of a new multiyear deal announced Tuesday.
McAfee first joined ESPN as a college football analyst for its Thursday night games in 2019. He returned to the network last year and became part of the “College GameDay” crew as well as hosting some alternate presentations of ESPN games, including the CFP National Championship.
NFL draft Day 3: All-Americans, Heisman finalists on boardApril 29, 2023 GMT
In today's pass-happy NFL, you can never have enough cornerbacks.
So the strategy on Day 3 often seems to be: If in doubt, take a corner.
Heading into Saturday's final four rounds, two of the best players on the board regardless of position are cornerbacks.
Notre Dame transfer QB Buchner commits to Alabama and ReesApril 27, 2023 GMT
Notre Dame transfer quarterback Tyler Buchner committed on Thursday to Alabama, where he will be reunited with former Fighting Irish offensive coordinator Tommy Rees.
“Sometimes life brings opportunities that are beyond anything you can imagine and that is what has happened today,” Buchner said in a Twitter post.
Bengals pick up 5th-year option on QB Joe BurrowApril 25, 2023 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals exercised the fifth-year contract option for star quarterback Joe Burrow on Tuesday as they move toward signing him to a long-term deal.
The Bengals said in a statement that they took the “mechanical step” with Burrow and his representatives, who have had talks with the team about his future.
Defensive players again rising to top of NFL’s draft classMarch 1, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Anderson Jr. believes he's the best defensive player in this year’s NFL draft.
Heck, he might even be this year's top overall pick.
And the former Alabama star insists he's willing to do whatever he must to earn both accolades — even working out at this week's NFL annual scouting combine in Indianapolis.
Georgia’s Dumas-Johnson charged with reckless drivingFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson, the second-leading tackler for 2022 national champions, was arrested Wednesday on charges of reckless driving and racing.
According to Athens-Clarke County jail records, Dumas-Johnson was released Wednesday evening after posting a combined bond of $4,000 — $2,500 for allegedly racing on highways/streets and $1,500 for alleged reckless driving.
Column: Take that, all you imaginary haters!February 17, 2023 GMT
Forget the U.S. hockey team knocking off the mighty Soviets at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
That shocking upset doesn't come close to the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl against all imaginary odds.
Some Super Bowl players claimed by more than one schoolFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts played three seasons at Alabama and led the Crimson Tide to a national title game appearance as a freshman. He accounted for 53 total touchdowns and was a second-place Heisman finisher during his lone season with Oklahoma.
Busy college football recruiting period called ‘total chaos’February 2, 2023 GMT
The first Wednesday of February used to be the biggest day on the calendar for college football recruiting. Now it is an afterthought.
The December signing period, which is now when nearly all major prospects finalize their plans, is still relatively new but is causing enough headaches for busy coaches that many are trying to think of an alternative.
New OC Riley looks to push Clemson offense into next gearFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Garrett Riley is almost familiar with his new facility at Clemson — emphasis on almost.
Georgia’s Bennett arrested in Texas for public intoxicationJanuary 29, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett, who led the Bulldogs to their second straight national championship, was arrested early Sunday after police said he was intoxicated and banging on doors.
Georgia: SUV in crash was for recruiting, not personal useJanuary 28, 2023 GMT
Georgia athletic department officials say the vehicle involved in a crash that killed a football player and employee on Jan. 15 was to be used only for recruiting activities, not personal use.
The University of Georgia athletic association provided that information in a statement to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying personal use of the SUV was “strictly prohibited.”
Georgia AD: Car crash victims not on university dutiesJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
In Georgia's most extensive comments on the wreck that killed football player Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member, athletic director Josh Brooks said Tuesday the two were not on department business at the time of the incident, which occurred after the Bulldogs celebrated their second straight national title.
Top-seeded Eagles start playoff run against GiantsJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK GIANTS (10-7-1) at PHILADELPHIA (14-3)
Saturday, 8:15 p.m., FOX
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 71/2
UGa football player killed in wreck after title celebrationJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
Georgia offensive lineman Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member were killed early Sunday in a car wreck, the school said, just hours after the Bulldogs celebrated their second straight national championship with a parade and ceremony.
Georgia celebrates back-to-back titles with another paradeJanuary 14, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart had a good-natured complaint to fans when celebrating the Bulldogs' back-to-back national championships with a parade and ceremony for the second straight year on Saturday.
Georgia TE Washington, CB Ringo headed to NFL draftJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Two Georgia players, tight end Darnell Washington and defensive back Kelee Ringo, are headed to the NFL draft after helping the Bulldogs win their second straight national title.
Dawgs for 3?: Georgia has chance to make football historyJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
Kirby Smart has spent the past 16 years coaching at the top two powerhouses of this era in college football, so he already knew the question on everybody's mind the morning after his Georgia Bulldogs won their second straight College Football Playoff championship game.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Record churn in rankings ... againJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
For the second straight year, there was a record number of teams that started the season ranked in the AP Top 25 and finished it unranked.
The final Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank was released early Tuesday and back-to-back champ Georgia was a unanimous No.
No. 1 Georgia bullies TCU 65-7 to win 2nd consecutive titleJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stetson Bennett flashed a wry grin as he walked off the field, stopping to hug coach Kirby Smart as the crowd roared.
It was all standing ovations and sideline snacks in the fourth quarter of the most lopsided bowl season game in college football history.
Georgia becomes 12th back-to-back champ in AP Top 25 historyJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Georgia was No. 1 in the final Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, becoming the 12th back-to-back national champion in the history of the rankings after routing TCU on Monday night.
TCU’s dream of winning CFP title quickly became a nightmareJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — TCU coach Sonny Dykes sensed something wasn't right with his team when they came into the locker room after pregame warmups for Monday night's College Football Playoff championship game against Georgia.
TCU’s CFP title game run came at a perfect time for Big 12January 10, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TCU's unlikely run to the College Football Playoff championship came at a most fortuitous time for the Big 12.
“If you think about where this conference was 18 months ago, and the uncertainty and the lack of stability and you fast forward to today, it’s a game changer for us,” Commissioner Brett Yormark told AP at Saturday's CFP media day.
Dykes, Smart stump for changes to recruiting calendarJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The College Football Playoff championship on Monday night is the biggest game of TCU coach Sonny Dykes’ career. But it didn’t have his full attention this week.
“Look, we were preparing this week for a national championship game and we had six transfers on campus on an official visit.
No. 1 Georgia tries to launch dynasty against emboldened TCUJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart was part of college football's greatest dynasty as an assistant for Nick Saban at Alabama and now is on the verge of launching his own.
After going through the Crimson Tide last season to win Georgia's first national title in 41 years, Smart's top-ranked Bulldogs are back in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night against No.
No. 1 Georgia faces No. 3 TCU for CFP national championshipJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
No. 1 Georgia (14-0) vs. No. 3 TCU (13-1) at Inglewood, California, Monday, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: Georgia by 12 1/2.
Georgia coach Smart’s father unable to attend CFP title gameJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart said his father, former high school football coach Sonny Smart, won’t be at the College Football Playoff national title game because of health issues.
“It hurts me that he and my mom won’t be here,” Kirby Smart said Saturday, during CFP media day.
Stars matter? Georgia, TCU both excel in player developmentJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Based solely on the recruiting rankings, this national championship game between No. 1 Georgia and No. 3 TCU is the most lopsided in the nine-year history of the College Football Playoff.
CFP Notebook: Hamlin’s collapse resonates with TCU, GeorgiaJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest during a game on Monday night, Georgia safety Javon Bullard was terrified by the sight of an NFL player having to be resuscitated.
TCU’s Demercado gets to wrap up collegiate career at homeJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TCU’s Emari Demercado grew up in Inglewood, California, and saw the Hollywood Park property transformed from an old race track to a multi-billion dollar development that includes SoFi Stadium.
Dawgs’ Jalen Carter aims to wreck one last game in CFP finalJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Carter had never been as far away from home as he was Saturday morning, when he woke up in Southern California's winter sunshine with a sense of wonder.
“I saw some hills with snow on them for the first time,” Carter said, recalling his view of the San Gabriel Mountains behind downtown Los Angeles.
CFP matchups: Runnin’ Duggan; UGA’s TEs; Quentin vs. KeleeJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
TCU is looking to pull another upset. Georgia is trying to win a second straight national title.
The third-ranked Horned Frogs and top-ranked Bulldogs face off in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night at Sofi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
Georgia’s Bennett applauds TCU’s Duggan as ‘A-plus dude’January 3, 2023 GMT
Georgia's Stetson Bennett and TCU's Max Duggan share similar stories as quarterbacks who needed to disprove doubters before finding starring roles for next Monday's national championship game.
Nabers helps No. 16 LSU rout Purdue 63-7 in Citrus BowlJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — LSU has had plenty of talent come through its receiver room in recent years: Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry. Ja’Marr Chase and Justin Jefferson. For most of this season it was Kayshon Boutte.
QB Bennett: Georgia must fix mistakes to win another titleJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia is far from satisfied, despite being unbeaten and one win away from back-to-back national championships,
Coach Kirby Smart and quarterback Stetson Bennett said Saturday night's 42-41 College Football Playoff semifinal win over Ohio State showed flaws the Bulldogs must fix in practice this week.
Duggan vs. Bennett: 2 onetime underdogs fight for CFP titleJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — TCU thought so much of Max Duggan at the beginning of the season that he lost his job. Georgia seemed like it spent years trying to give its starting quarterback job to anyone not named Stetson Bennett.
Defending champion Georgia vs. Cinderella TCU for CFP titleJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
After the best semifinal day in the nine-year history of the College Football Playoff, the title game will match the defending national champion against the closest thing the sport has had in years to a Cinderella team.
No. 1 Georgia rallies to beat No. 4 Ohio State 42-41 in semiJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Kirby Smart will ask his Georgia players to execute better when the Bulldogs play for second straight national championship next week, but the coach knows he can't ask his players to be more resilient.
TCU’s defense holds on in Fiesta Bowl win over MichiganJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — TCU's defense, built for speed, turned off Michigan's power in a dominating first half.
When the Fiesta Bowl turned into a touchdown party, the Horned Frogs kept the lights on just long enough to earn a chance to play for their first national championship since 1938.
No. 3 TCU upsets No. 2 Michigan 51-45 in wild CFP semifinalJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — TCU's wild ride has one more stop.
The Horned Frogs are headed to Sofi Stadium in Inglewood, California, about 10 miles from Hollywood, just about the perfect place to end a storybook season for the most improbable College Football Playoff team.
No. 3 TCU beats No. 2 Michigan 51-45 in CFP semifinalJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Max Duggan accounted for four touchdowns, TCU returned two interceptions for scores and the third-ranked Horned Frogs withstood a frenetic second-half surge by No. 2 Michigan to win the Fiesta Bowl 51-45 on Saturday night and advance to the College Football Playoff national championship.
Peach Bowl: Defending national champ Georgia faces BuckeyesDecember 30, 2022 GMT
College Football Playoff
Peach Bowl: No. 1 Georgia (13-0) vs. No. 4 Ohio State (11-1), Saturday, 8 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: Georgia by 6.
Ohio State dogged by Michigan loss during Peach Bowl prepDecember 28, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — More than one month later, Ohio State players still can't seem to shake their one loss of the season.
Even though they're playing for a shot at the national championship in the Peach Bowl's College Football Playoff semifinal against No.