Bowl Championship Series

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) reaches up to catch a ball that was tipped by Notre Dame cornerback Donte Vaughn (8) in the end zone for a touchdown late in the first half of the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
December 29, 2018 - 9:40 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Notre Dame missed out on a big early game-turning play by the very nose of the football. The Fighting Irish defense missed having All-America cornerback Julian Love on the field when Clemson took over the Cotton Bowl. When the third-ranked Irish needed just about everything...
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Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham (8) scrambles from Purdue safety Brennan Thieneman (38) in the first half of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 28, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in his final college game , and Auburn routed Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl on Friday. Auburn (8-5) rolled in the finale of a season that opened with a top-10 ranking, stumbled a bit in the middle and concluded...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) celebrates with teammates after Wisconsin defeated Miami 35-3 in the Pinstripe Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 27, 2018 - 9:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Taylor played tour guide for his Wisconsin teammates who had never visited New York. They hit the usual landmarks with trips to Lincoln Center and Times Square. Taylor even gave his buds a taste of the luxe life with a window-shopping jaunt along Fifth Avenue. "It's real...
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Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence, left, and defensive end Clelin Ferrell talk as honorary captain Layton Horner, center, stands by during a hospital visit at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Clemson will play against Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
December 27, 2018 - 8:03 pm
The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:39 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Retiring Ohio State coach Urban Meyer isn't easing out of the job just yet, not as long as there's one more game to win. Buckeyes players said this week that Meyer has been at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center for every practice and is fully engaged in preparations for the Rose...
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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 04, 2018 - 6:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Urban Meyer walked off the field after Ohio State routed Michigan, he was pondering his future and when to make a decision about when to call it quits. The 54-year-old Meyer, in fact, had been thinking about retiring since the middle of last season. The pain from headaches...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer holds his hands to his head before an NCAA football game against Maryland in College Park, Md. Urban Meyer, the highly successful football coach who won three national championships and sparked controversy and criticism this season for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant, will retire after the Rose Bowl, the Ohio State University announced Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Ohio State didn't immediately say why Meyer was stepping down after seven years at Ohio State and an 82-9 record, but the 54-year-old coach has previously cited health concerns. He has an arachnoid cyst in his brain that causes severe headaches. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
December 04, 2018 - 2:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's retirement: (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is explaining his reasoning to retire after the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. He says the headaches he suffers from the cyst that he has in his brain became severe last...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney raises the trophy after Clemson won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 02, 2018 - 2:33 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clemson is getting a new bowl experience and a playoff first-timer for its fourth consecutive College Football Playoff appearance. The ACC champion Tigers (13-0, No. 2 CFP) will play Notre Dame (12-0, No. 3 CFP) in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29 at AT&T Stadium. "We've got...
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Clemson's Christian Wilkins (42) laughs with head coach Dabo Swinney in the closing seconds of the second half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 02, 2018 - 12:52 pm
The Latest from college football's bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 12:45 p.m. Clemson is making its fourth College Football Playoff appearance with a new bowl experience against a first-timer in the four-team playoff. The ACC champion Tigers (13-0, No. 2 CFP) will play Notre Dame (12-0,...
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Washington coach Chris Petersen, center left, and defensive back Byron Murphy, center right, celebrate after Washington defeated Utah 10-3 in the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 01, 2018 - 12:44 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — On a night when neither offense could do much of anything, it was only fitting that a pass that bounced off a receiver's hands and leg turned into the winning play. Byron Murphy returned a deflected interception 66 yards for the game's only touchdown to lead No. 10...
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