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Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...

AP Player of the Year: QB Joe Burrow, first winner from LSU

Dec. 12, 2019 1:10 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is The Associated Press college football player of the year in a landslide vote. Burrow, who has led the top-ranked Tigers to an unbeaten season and their first College Football Playoff appearance, received 51 of 54 first-place votes from AP Top 25 poll voters and a total of 159...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow named Associated Press college football player of the year

Dec. 12, 2019 12:00 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — LSU quarterback Joe Burrow named Associated Press college football player of the year.

Florida-Virginia bowl matchup: 'a lot of orange and blue'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:41 PM EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall finds it amusing his Cavaliers have been designated the home team in the Orange Bowl. They're playing Florida, which ensures most of the crowd on Dec. 30 will be cheering for the “visitors." “This might be the most disproportionate home...

Kentucky's Lynn Bowden wins Hornung Award for versatility

Dec. 11, 2019 4:49 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky junior Lynn Bowden has won the Paul Hornung Award as college football’s most versatile player. He is the first Wildcat player to be honored by the Louisville Sports Commission. Bowden moved to quarterback at midseason after starting as a receiver and return...

Louisiana lawmakers get special access to football tickets

Dec. 11, 2019 2:37 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the middle of a record-breaking, undefeated LSU college football season, Louisiana's lawmakers have a special perk that gives them access to face-value, postseason game tickets that regular fans can't easily obtain before they hit the pricey secondary market. The longstanding...

Virginia Tech football adds home-and-home vs South Carolina

Dec. 11, 2019 2:10 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech and South Carolina have agreed to play a home-and-home football series in 2034 and 2035. Hokies athletic director Whit Babcock made the announcement Wednesday. The Hokies will travel to Williams-Brice Stadium to play South Carolina in 2034 with the Gamecocks making the...

Heisman Trophy candidates: Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young

Dec. 11, 2019 12:41 PM EST

A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by now. He grew up hoping to play for Nebraska, like his father and two brothers, but the Cornhuskers never showed interest. So he started his career at Ohio State, which...

AP source: UNLV offers head coach job to LSU's Dave Aranda

Dec. 10, 2019 9:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — UNLV has offered its vacant head coaching job to LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing and no announcement has been made. The offer...

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...