College Football

Ohio State hires former IU head coach Kevin Wilson

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Ohio State has hired former Indiana coach Kevin Wilson to help direct the struggling offense.Read more

Saban: Scarbrough broke bone in leg, won't need surgery

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama tailback Bo Scarbrough fractured a bone in his lower right leg in the national championship game. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Tuesday that Scarbrough's injury won't require surgery and that he's expected to fully recover. Scarbrough was injured late in the third quarter of Monday night's 35-31 loss to Clemson and didn't return. He had run for 93 yards with first-half touchdowns of 25 and 37 yards.Read more

Swinney: Penalty on final TD should've been called on 'Bama

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says there should have been a foul called on the Tigers' game-winning touchdown against Alabama, and it should have been called on the Crimson Tide. Swinney said Tuesday that there was defensive pass interference on Clemson receiver Artavis Scott, who made contact with his defender and created some traffic that another Alabama defensive back got caught in on Hunter Renfrow's 2-yard TD catch with a second left Monday night.Read more


Vols name Gullickson director of strength and conditioning

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has hired former NFL strength coach Rock Gullickson as its director of strength and conditioning. Vols coach Butch Jones said In a release Tuesday that he has "personally known Rock for more than 20 years and know what he stands for as a coach and a person." In addition to his football duties, Gullickson will oversee strength and conditioning for all 20 of the school's sports programs.Read more

Swinney: Penalty on final TD should've been called on 'Bama

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says there should have been a foul called on the Tigers' game-winning touchdown against Alabama, and it should have been called on the Crimson Tide. Swinney said Tuesday that there was defensive pass interference on Clemson receiver Artavis Scott, who made contact with his defender and created some traffic that another Alabama defensive back got caught in on Hunter Renfrow's 2-yard TD catch with a second left Monday night.Read more

As Clemson celebrates a title, so does the ACC

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The national champions. The Heisman Trophy winner. More bowl wins than any other league. Such was the Atlantic Coast Conference's mark on college football this season, and all that prompted Clemson coach Dabo Swinney to let the other leagues in America in what's apparently no longer a secret. "You don't want to play a team from this conference," Swinney said Tuesday, a day after Clemson beat Alabama 35-31 for the national championship. "You just don't."Read more

No. 9 Wisconsin OL Ryan Ramczyk entering NFL draft

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Junior Ryan Ramczyk is entering the NFL draft after one season at Wisconsin, where he emerged from Division III transfer to All-American left tackle. Ramczyk posted his decision on Twitter on Tuesday. Ramczyk transferred from Wisconsin-Stevens Point after the 2014 season. He redshirted with the Badgers in 2015 before sliding into the left tackle position this season. The athletic, 6-foot-6 Ramczyk immediately became an anchor on the front five.Read more

Swinney: Penalty on final TD should've been called on 'Bama

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says there should have been a foul called on the Tigers' game-winning touchdown against Alabama, and it should have been called on the Crimson Tide. Swinney said Tuesday that there was defensive pass interference on Clemson receiver Artavis Scott, who made contact with his defender and created some traffic that another Alabama defensive back got caught in on Hunter Renfrow's 2-yard TD catch with a second left Monday night.Read more

Now, it's Alabama that wants to pull a Clemson

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bo Scarbrough and Ryan Anderson sat side by side in Alabama's somber, mostly silent locker room, their shoulders hunched over. Anderson stared glumly at his phone. Scarbrough kept his head down. There was nothing to say. Both the tailback Scarbrough and senior linebacker Anderson delivered big games in Alabama's 35-31 last-second fall to Clemson. They had wanted a celebration. Instead, they got an unfamiliar feeling: loss.Read more


Now, it's Alabama that wants to pull a Clemson

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Alabama players want to pull a Clemson. They hope to carry the pain of losing a down-to-the-last-breath national championship game and use it to fuel a major comeback. That was the tone in a somber locker room in the early hours Tuesday for following a 35-31 loss to the Tigers on a last-second touchdown. Like Clemson last year, the Crimson Tide (14-1) entered the game undefeated and will be among the preseason favorites for another title game trip.Read more

Deshaun Watson isn't worried about where he goes in draft

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Deshaun Watson's next stop is the NFL. That doesn't mean the Clemson quarterback is thinking about where he'll go in the NFL draft. Watson says he's focused on improving, and not his chances of going No. 1 overall. Watson is skipping his senior season at Clemson to go pro, making that decision after going 32-3 as the Tigers' starter and earning his degree. Watson said Tuesday he won't "get caught up in the hype of the draft and the first pick and all that stuff. God has a plan for me."Read more