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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Addison (97), center rear, and Harrison Phillips, right, during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jets' Darnold working to put dismal season debut behind him

Sep. 17, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's feet weren't right at times. His arm misfired. And his mind seemed scattered. It was an ugly opening game for the New York Jets quarterback, and a performance that was alarmingly unexpected. “For me, it’s little things,” Darnold said. “It’s...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

No. 1 Clemson opens home season against The Citadel

Sep. 17, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

The Citadel (0-1) at No. 1 Clemson (1-0), Saturday at 4 p.m. ET (ACC Network). Line: Clemson by 44 1/2. Series record: Clemson leads 32-5-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Clemson is looking to stay perfect early in the remade, coronavirus impacted season. The Tigers will also look to stay healthy in their lone...

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talks with players after a defensive stop against Wake Forest during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Citadel embraces shot at No. 1 Clemson in revamped schedule

Sep. 17, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

Citadel coach Brent Thompson wasn't sure his team would ever get the chance to play this season, let alone take on the nation's top-ranked team. But he said the school stayed patient as the coronavirus pandemic altered the college football landscape and was ready to strike when the opportunity came to play at...

South Florida quarterback Jordan McCloud (3) breaks away from Citadel linebacker Marquise Blount (49) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

College Football Picks: AAC tries to plant flag in P5 turf

Sep. 16, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

Last week was the Sun Belt's time to shine. This week, the American Athletic Conference gets its chance to plant its flag. The conference that prides itself on being “Power Six” will get only a few opportunities to prove it this season. The Power Five conferences have decided to play mostly league...

FILE - New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson walks out onto the field during practice before an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Christopher Johnson felt the same way most Jets fans did Sunday night. Embarrassed. Frustrated. Angry. “It was a mess on Sunday,” Johnson said Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. “No question. I was not happy about that at all.”(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Jets' Johnson still believes in Gase, Darnold to lead team

Sep. 16, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christopher Johnson felt the same way most Jets fans did Sunday night. Embarrassed. Frustrated. Angry. “It was a mess on Sunday,” Johnson said Wednesday. “No question. I was not happy about that at all.” Still, New York's 27-17 season-opening loss at...

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the defense after a Wake Forest turnover in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

No. 1 Clemson building depth with highly touted newcomers

Sep. 15, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Like college coaches around the nation, Clemson's Dabo Swinney is always looking to build on his team's depth. That wasn't hard to do in the top-ranked Tigers opener as several highly-regarded freshmen played early and often in a win against Wake Forest. Defensive linemen Bryan Bresee and Myles Murphy combined...

Louisiana-Lafayette linebacker Tyler Guidry celebrates on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Louisiana-Lafayette won 31-14. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Fun Belt upset; Big Ten comeback?

Sep. 13, 2020 9:20 AM EDT

On the first Saturday of the college football season with Power Five conference teams playing, the Sun Belt was the star and the Big Ten grabbed headlines without even playing. What figures to be at best a weird season as teams try to navigate the coronavirus pandemic ramped up Saturday with 19 games, including a...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Lawrence, No. 1 Clemson dominate Wake Forest again, 37-13

Sep. 13, 2020 12:41 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said he's worked this offseason on being patient and taking what the defense is giving him instead of looking for the big play. It paid off Saturday night. Lawrence completed 22 of 28 passes for 351 yards and combined for three touchdowns, and...

No. 10 Notre Dame beats Duke 27-13 in ACC debut

Sep. 12, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams was ready to go in his starting debut at running back for Notre Dame. The No. 10 Irish rode the sophomore’s big day to a 27-13 victory over Duke on Saturday at rainy Notre Dame Stadium in the season and Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams....

FILE - North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Dyami Brown during the first half of the Military Bowl NCAA college football game against Temple, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. No. 18 North Carolina has plenty of hype with quarterback Sam Howell leading an offense full of returning playmakers for Mack Brown's second season. The Tar Heels open Saturday against Syracuse with a chance to prove the hype is deserved. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

No. 18 Tar Heels eager to see Howell's next act at QB

Sep. 11, 2020 1:25 PM EDT

Sam Howell rarely looked like a rookie at North Carolina last season, rolling to big yardage totals and throwing more touchdowns than any true freshman in Bowl Subdivision history. That’s why Mack Brown and his 18th-ranked Tar Heels are so eager to see the sophomore’s next act, starting with...