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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announces his intentions to declare for the 2020 NFL football draft, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa says he is entering 2020 NFL draft

Jan. 6, 2020 3:40 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa put an end to the initial question about his future, announcing Monday that he is entering the NFL draft and closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury. Now the questions will be about where...

Minnesota running back Rodney Smith (1) runs past Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Johnson lifts No. 16 Minnesota over No. 9 Auburn in Outback

Jan. 1, 2020 7:04 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the clock winding down on a dominating performance in the Outback Bowl, Minnesota fans broke into a chant of “Row The Boat, Row The Boat, Row The Boat." The never-give-up mantra coach P.J. Fleck used to help change the culture of Golden Gophers football continues to inspire a...

Minnesota, Auburn meet for 1st time in Outback Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 4:32 PM EST

Outback Bowl: No. 16 Minnesota (10-2, 7-2 Big 10) vs. No. 9 Auburn (9-3, 5-3 SEC), Wednesday, 1 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 7. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE The last time Minnesota finished the season in the AP Top 25 was 2003, when it beat Oregon in the Sun Bowl and wound up No. 20 in...

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck right, celebrates with wide receiver Tyler Johnson (6) after catching a touchdown pass during the second half of an NCAA football game against Northwestern Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Evanston, Ill. Minnesota won 38-22. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Minnesota tests progress against Auburn in Outback Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 4:32 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — P.J. Fleck and No. 16 Minnesota relish the challenge of facing ninth-ranked Auburn in the Outback Bowl. The 39-year-old architect of one of the biggest turnarounds in college football has the Golden Gophers (10-2) in a New Year’s Day game for just the second time since Minnesota...

Auburn's Derrick Brown wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

Dec. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EST

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Derrick Brown of Auburn has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy given to the nation's top defensive player who excels in both performance on the field and character off it. The senior defensive tackle received the award from Hall of Fame safety Ronnie Lott on Sunday night at the Pacific...

Arkansas coach Chad Morris heads to the locker room after the Razorbacks' 45-19 loss to Western Kentucky in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Auburn hires ex-Arkansas coach Chad Morris to run offense

Dec. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Arkansas coach Chad Morris is staying in the Southeastern Conference Western Division as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the hiring on Tuesday a month after Arkansas fired his longtime friend. Morris failed to win an SEC game in nearly two full...

ADDS THE CHILDREN'S NAMES - Eliah Drinkwitz walks to the stage to be introduced as the new NCAA college football head coach at the University of Missouri, with his children Emerson, 6, left, and Addison, 9, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Drinkwitz becomes the 33rd head football coach at Missouri after coaching the 2019 season at Appalachian State. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

New Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz predicts success

Dec. 10, 2019 2:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz was saying all the right things after being introduced as the new football coach at Missouri, laying out his vision for the once-proud program with unwavering confidence and bold proclamations. Then the former Appalachian State coach made a minor slip-up. “Our...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) looks to pass against Georgia during an NCAA college football game for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Auburn defensive back Roger McCreary (23) celebrates after Alabama place kicker Joseph Bulovas, right, missed a field goal that would've tied the score late in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won 48-45.  (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Ninth-ranked Auburn and Minnesota to meet in Outback Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EST

No. 9 Auburn (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 16 Minnesota (10-2, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. LOCATION: Tampa TOP PLAYERS Auburn: QB Bo Nix, 2,366 yards passing, 15 TDs. Minnesota: WR Rashod Bateman, 1,170 yards receiving, 11 TDs. NOTABLE Auburn: The Tigers knocked rival Alabama out of the playoff with a 48-45 win in the Iron...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is carried off the field by teammates Tyler Shelvin (72) and Zach Von Rosenberg (38) after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Offense vs Defense: No. 1 LSU vs No. 4 Georgia for SEC title

Dec. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (12-0, 8-0 SEC, No. 2 CFP) vs. No. 4 Georgia (11-1, 7-1, No. 4) in Atlanta, Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: LSU by 7. Series record: LSU leads 17-13-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Georgia needs to knock off the unbeaten Tigers to earn a berth in the four-team College Football Playoff. If the Bulldogs lose,...