College Football

New York Giants' Saquon Barkley (26) rushes past Cleveland Browns' Denzel Ward (21) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 10, 2018 - 12:04 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If first indications are accurate, the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants hit it right in taking Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley with the top two picks in the NFL draft. Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters and Barkley ripped off a dazzling 39-yard run...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts signs an autograph for Brody Bankston after the NCAA college football team's practice, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
August 08, 2018 - 7:17 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban responded Wednesday to quarterback Jalen Hurts, saying the QB's recent comments about his treatment by the staff aren't an issue for the team and won't have any bearing on the competition for the starting job. Hurts expressed some disappointment...
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August 08, 2018 - 12:18 pm
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...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2016 photo, Ohio State fans listen to a speaker at a rally in support of coach Urban Meyer outside Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State opened part of practice to the media on Tuesday, Aug 7, for the first time since coach Urban Meyer was put on paid leave, but other coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
August 07, 2018 - 1:06 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is trying to get back to business as usual while coach Urban Meyer is on paid leave, opening part of Tuesday's practice to the media even as coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. The first half hour of the Buckeyes' fourth practice was open for...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs through drills during their NCAA college football practice in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The former Ohio State quarterback played behind the dynamic J.T. Barrett for two seasons. Burrow will compete for a starting job with the Tigers, who are installing a spread attack under new offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 07, 2018 - 2:25 am
Coach Jim Harbaugh couldn't pass up a chance to deliver a coy response when asked about the quarterback situation at Michigan. Going by numbers alone, there may not be much of a contest. Mississippi transfer Shea Patterson could be the new starter behind center this season. Out of the SEC and into...
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North Carolina coach Larry Fedora makes comments during the NCAA college football team's media day in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Following an NCAA violation involving the sale of team-issued shoes, the university announced today that 13 football players will miss games during the 2018 season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
August 06, 2018 - 7:08 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Less than a year after emerging from a long run of NCAA issues, North Carolina is dealing with rule violations again — this time for football players selling team-issued shoes. The school announced Monday that 13 players will miss games serving suspensions for the secondary...
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Former NFL player Brian Urlacher admires a bust of himself before delivering his speech during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 04, 2018 - 9:19 pm
The latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens' separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Weapon X is now a Hall of Famer. Brian Dawkins, one of the hardest-hitting and most versatile safeties in NFL history, has been...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) speaks to media before a NCAA college football practice, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
August 04, 2018 - 4:58 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts finally got to give his own take on Alabama's much talked about quarterback situation. Since getting benched for the second half of the national title game, the two-year starter with the sparkling record has had to remain silent publicly about the situation...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, right, and then-assistant coach Zach Smith, left, gesture from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Ohio State expects to open fall camp as scheduled on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, but without coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, Aug. 1 over the handling of a longtime assistant who has been accused of domestic violence. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will be running the team while Ohio State investigates claims that Meyer’s wife knew about 2015 allegations of abuse against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith, who was fired last week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 04, 2018 - 9:53 am
Urban Meyer is insisting that he properly handled 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches at the time, though he acknowledged he was not forthright with reporters when questioned him last week about the claims. The assistant Meyer fired, Zach Smith, also spoke up...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, photo, Ohio State's Ryan Day stands on the field before the team's game against Oklahoma in Columbus, Ohio. Day was named acting coach Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Ohio State, after coach Urban Meyer was put on administrative leave. (Marvin Fong/The Plain Dealer via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 5:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest on Ohio State's investigation of coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic violence claims against an assistant coach (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Ohio State has opened fall practice without coach Urban Meyer. The team practiced without pads on Friday under acting...
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