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LSU hires Kelly away from Notre Dame to be Tigers next coach

Nov. 30, 2021 07:29 AM EST

LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse. The move was confirmed Monday night by a person familiar with...

Clemson wins 7th straight over rival South Carolina 30-0

Nov. 27, 2021 23:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson finished an unusual season in a very familiar way with a dominating win over rival South Carolina. Will Shipley ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Clemson's defense smothered the Gamecocks for its seventh-straight win in the Palmetto...

Only 1 thing mind of South Carolina's Beamer: Beat Clemson

Nov. 26, 2021 09:57 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has had the same message driven home nearly each day since taking the job last December: Beat Clemson. “That's what I've heard,” Beamer said. Hearing about beating Clemson and...

Bowl game, bragging rights at stake for rivals FSU, Florida

Nov. 26, 2021 09:47 AM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Running back Malik Davis, one of a dozen Florida players dealing with a second coaching change in their college careers, got a chance to address teammates earlier this week. His message was simple and succinct. “Even...

Michigan State gives Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year deal

Nov. 25, 2021 11:06 AM EST

Michigan State is giving Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year contract, making an aggressive move to keep a football coach who potentially could have left for LSU or the NFL. “I am honored to be a part of the Spartan process today, and for years to come," Tucker wrote...

Clemson waits out race for seventh straight ACC Atlantic

Nov. 22, 2021 14:26 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson did what it had to do for a chance to extend its run of ACC Atlantic Division titles. Now, it's out of the Tigers hands. They have to wait for this weekend's results to see what's next for them. Clemson (8-3, 6-2...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Superpowers flex with titles in sight

Nov. 21, 2021 10:51 AM EST

The superpowers asserted themselves over the upstarts Saturday. In a season that has been dotted with upsets and surprises, the most talented teams are rising to the top. No. 7 Michigan State and No. 13 Wake Forest have been good stories, but against...

No. 13 Wake Forest looks to wrap up ACC Atlantic at Clemson

Nov. 18, 2021 19:47 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 13 Wake Forest (9-1, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 10 CFP) at Clemson (7-3, 5-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Clemson by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Clemson leads 68-17-1. ...

No. 13 Wake Forest looks to end Clemson's ACC reign with win

Nov. 18, 2021 10:50 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 13 Wake Forest has a huge final step if it hopes to end Clemson's reign atop the Atlantic Coast Conference: end its 12-game losing streak to the Tigers. The Demon Deacons (9-1, 6-0 ACC) can win the ACC Atlantic with a victory Saturday at...

Clemson's Swinney: WR Ross will enter NFL draft

Nov. 17, 2021 20:43 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said leading receiver Justyn Ross will have surgery to fix the stress fracture in his foot then get ready for the NFL draft. Ross will miss Saturday's game against Wake Forest and the season-ending rivalry contest at...