College Football

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 18, 2019 - 12:42 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference pays big money to its coaches and that's one reason patience is often in short supply when things go wrong. But in a rare quirk, there were no new head coaches at the podium during SEC media days for the first time since 2006. Fans should embrace the...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney speaks during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 17, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Beyond Clemson, almost everything else about the Atlantic Coast Conference feels uncertain heading into this season. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, David Hale of ESPN joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the ACC. Defending national champion Clemson is the overwhelming favorite to...
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Boston College's AJ Dillon speaks during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 17, 2019 - 2:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston College's AJ Dillon was so good last year that he ranked among the nation's best rushers despite hobbling through an injury that sidelined him during stretches of multiple games. Travis Etienne was right with him near the top of the rankings, providing the ground-game...
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South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 17, 2019 - 2:37 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on SEC media days (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Will Muschamp believes this will be his best South Carolina team. If so, the Gamecocks might be able to reverse a trend of futility against ranked teams. Muschamp is 1-10 against Top 25 opponents with the Gamecocks over...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 17, 2019 - 12:23 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — It's easier for Alabama to be humble now. The Crimson Tide can thank Clemson for that, at least. There's nothing like a 44-16 drubbing in the national championship game to strip away any feelings of invincibility and self-satisfaction that come from scarcely getting challenged...
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Syracuse's Tommy DeVito speaks during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 17, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC media days (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Coach Dino Babers says Syracuse plans to adjust its play calling with redshirt sophomore Tommy DeVito under center. Devito replaces Eric Dungey, the school's all-time leading passer who helped put Syracuse football...
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July 16, 2019 Birmingham: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart holds his press conference at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel during SEC Media Days on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Birmingham. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
July 16, 2019 - 11:05 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Kirby Smart talks about Georgia taking "that next step." Quarterback Jake Fromm wants the Bulldogs "to get over the hump." In the Southeastern Conference, that step — or hump — is beating Alabama. Georgia has pushed the Crimson Tide to the brink in a Southeastern Conference...
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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger sits down for interviews during Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media day Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 16, 2019 - 4:01 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory. That doesn't necessarily mean the Longhorns are back just yet. "We weren't here to just have a...
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Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 16, 2019 - 2:02 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on SEC media days (all times local): 4 p.m. If Texas A&M is going to be among the best teams in the country this season, the Aggies are going to have to beat some of the nation's preseason favorites. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Tuesday during SEC media days that he...
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Kansas coach Les Miles speaks to the media on the first day of Big 12 NCAA college football media days Monday, July 15, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 16, 2019 - 8:07 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Les Miles sat for more than hour, a Kansas pin on his left lapel and his LSU national championship ring on his right hand, answering wave after wave of often repetitive questions as he closes in on his return to coaching — and the Big 12 — with the long-suffering Jayhawks...
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