Gophers
August 12

Georgia Bulldogs look for get over the hump in 2019

Georgia begins another season with the highest of expectations.
Gophers
August 12

Texas pressured to back up promise the Longhorns are 'back'

Texas had just demolished Georgia in the Sugar Bowl when quarterback Sam Ehlinger shouted to the Superdome rooftop the two words Longhorns fans until then had only been willing to whisper.
Vikings
August 12

Tagovailoa, Alabama retain same old championship hopes

Alabama is hardly immune to change, with an assemblage of new assistant coaches and the next wave of blue-chip prospects replacing the old ones.
Gophers
August 12

QBs not the only transfers expected to make impact

Most of the attention surrounding transfers this offseason justifiably has focused on the high-profile quarterbacks who have switched schools.Two former College Football Playoff starting quarterbacks…
Gophers
August 10
Florida head coach Dan Mullen coaches defensive back John Huggins during the fourth quarter in 2018

Florida dismisses troubled defensive back John Huggins

Florida defensive back John Huggins has been dismissed from the football program.
Vikings
August 9

'Redemption' is word for revamped Ohio State defense

The Ohio State defense seemed to hit rock bottom in a confounding loss to unranked Purdue in the eighth game last season.
Gophers
August 9

NCAA's agent certification process draws concern, criticism

There are concerns about the NCAA's new requirements allowing men's basketball players to sign with an agent during the NBA draft process while maintaining their…
Gophers
August 8
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa

Veteran quarterbacks abound in SEC, led by Tagovailoa, Fromm

It is the year of the veteran quarterback in the Southeastern Conference.
Gophers
August 7
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney

Clemson football flagged for 8 secondary NCAA violations

Clemson's national championship football program was flagged for eight secondary NCAA violations during a yearlong period from July 2018 through this past June.
Gophers
August 7

Making Micah: Parsons primed to be Penn State's next star LB

Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a freshman.
Vikings
August 6
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields runs a drill during practice

Unproven Ohio State quarterback ready for hype, expectations

Justin Fields knows all about heat. He grew up in Georgia.
Gophers
August 6

Nebraska aide relishing practices following cancer treatment

Jovan Dewitt's happy place is on the practice field, and he's never appreciated being there as much as he does now.
Vikings
August 6

Sarkisian inherits Alabama offense loaded with playmakers

Steve Sarkisian keeps hitting the jackpot when it comes to quarterbacks and other offensive playmakers.
Gophers
August 6

Florida's Mullen provides no clarity on absent DB Huggins

Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has "great clarity" regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins.
Gophers
August 6
Former Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith (left, with former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer in 2016) Meyer encouraged Smith to stay wit

Saban denies offering ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith job

Alabama coach Nick Saban denies offering a job to ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith last year, citing the results of a background check as the reason.
Sports
August 5
Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo stretches with the team during work outs for the NCAA college football training camp, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Annapol

Navy football drops motto for insensitivity toward gun violence

The Naval Academy's superintendent says the school's football team won't use "Load the Clip" as its motto amid concerns it was insensitive to victims of gun violence.
Vikings
August 5

Myles Bryant the 'old guy' in Huskies' overhauled secondary

Myles Bryant will be sitting in one of Washington's defensive meeting rooms, hear a reference made by defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake dating to 2016 and realize he and the coach are the only people in the room with any firsthand recollection of what happened.
Gophers
August 5

Coach KZ: While injured leg heals, Milton still leads UCF

Part of the pitch that lured McKenzie Milton from his home state of Hawaii to UCF was a pledge by then-Knights coach Scott Frost to put the quarterback on a path to a post-playing career in coaching.
Gophers
August 4
Cory Otterdahl with his sons Payton, Trevor, and Max

Reusse: Shot put or discus, three Otterdahl brothers let it fly

Brothers Payton, Trevor and Max Otterdahl starred at Rosemount and have moved on to promising careers in weight throwing.
Gophers
August 3

Minnesota QB Annexstad out indefinitely with foot injury

Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad has a foot injury that will sideline him indefinitely, ending for now the competition with fellow sophomore Tanner Morgan for the starting spot.