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FILE- In an April 13, 2019, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh walks out with players during the team's annual spring NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Harbaugh seems to be set up for success at Michigan in his fifth season, leading a program that is a popular choice to win the Big Ten. "That's where I would pick us," Harbaugh said. Some are predicting the Wolverines will earn a spot in the College Football Playoff to give them a chance to win a national championship for the first time since 1997. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 13, 2019 - 10:28 am
The power structure in the Big Ten could be in for a shakeup. Jim Harbaugh enters his fifth year at Michigan overdue for a breakthrough, and two-time defending conference champion Ohio State is transitioning from Urban Meyer to Ryan Day and replacing a first-round NFL draft pick at quarterback...
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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart watches drills during the team's first scheduled NCAA college football practice Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 02, 2019 - 3:13 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — If you're looking for a terser-than-usual response from Kirby Smart, just bring up how the last two seasons ended. The Georgia coach will shoot you a steely eyed glare that falls somewhere between disgust and disdain, then respond with a banal cliche that makes it clear you're...
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Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley answers a question during an NCAA college football media day news conference in Norman, Okla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Riley has done everything his first two years as Oklahoma's coach, including coaching two Heisman winners. But he hasn't won a national title. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
August 02, 2019 - 2:16 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lincoln Riley could take a few moments to stop and soak it all in. But that's not how he got so far, so fast. Riley has accomplished more at age 35 than most coaches do in a career. Barely two years into his run at Oklahoma, he has been to the College Football Playoff twice and...
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 24, 2019 - 9:46 am
Alabama and Georgia appear to be heading toward another high-stakes showdown in the Southeastern Conference. Or the College Football Playoff. Or both. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the SEC. What teams could stand in...
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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany walks away from the podium at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Chicago. Delany will retire on Jan. 1, 2020, with Minnesota Vikings executive Kevin Warren succeeding him. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 18, 2019 - 3:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Outgoing Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany kicked off his final Big Ten football media days Thursday by saying he thinks some serious mistakes made in the 1970s created problems today in college athletics. Delany, who is in his 31st and final year as commissioner, said the loss of the...
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Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley speaks on the first day of Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days Monday, July 15, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 15, 2019 - 5:14 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley has already won consecutive Big 12 titles and been to the College Football Playoff twice with different Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks in his two seasons as Oklahoma's head coach. The Sooners, with yet another transfer quarterback, are the preseason...
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June 05, 2019 - 10:44 am
In a June 4 story about new bowl agreements in college football, The Associated Press erroneously reported that starting in 2020 the Pac-12 would send its top team not participating in the College Football Playoff or New Year's Six games to the Las Vegas Bowl. According to the Las Vegas Bowl, the...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Braden Galloway celebrates a touchdown during their spring NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the school's appeal of their drug suspension. Clemson athletic spokesman Jeff Kallin said the school learned of the NCAA's decision on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
May 24, 2019 - 9:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the school's appeal of their drug suspension. Clemson athletic spokesman Jeff Kallin said Friday that the school learned of the NCAA decision on Wednesday...
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May 23, 2019 - 3:34 pm
College football's bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship. ESPN released Thursday a schedule for 35 bowl games to appear on its networks in December and...
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May 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm
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 discuss the future of the postseason system used to crown a champion. The four-team playoff turns six this season...
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