KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s offensive linemen have taken their lumps over the last two years from opposing pass rushers, the media and even their own fans.
The Courier Journal and USA TODAY Network, in partnership with Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, have examined how much each public school in a Power Five conference has been spending to recruit athletes in football and men’s basketball.
College football begins Saturday. The real stuff, too. Not the disillusioned preseason pro football that has been on TV the past couple weeks.
The Alliance of American Football came and went so quickly — the league debuted with fanfare on Feb. 9 and closed its doors with far less pageantry on Apr. 2 — that it never officially crowned its one and only champion, leaving Orlando Apollos head coach Steve Spurrier to simply shoulder the decision-making process himself.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus returned to practice Wednesday, though he is not eligible to play in games yet at least in part because he lacks credits after he was expelled this spring amid sexual assault allegations.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 9 Notre Dame may find out this season that a stable full of running backs is better than one.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State has suspended quarterback Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges.
The Pac-12 won’t be kicking off football games in the morning this season, but the idea is not off the table.
Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida pass-rusher Jon Greenard twists his wrist and reveals a 3-inch scar on the back on his hand.