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Smith-Wade delivers big play on defense, National beats American 16-7 in Senior Bowl

Feb. 03, 2024 17:54 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Washington State cornerback Chau Smith-Wade returned an interception 83 yards in the final two minutes to set up a decisive score and secure the National's 16-7 victory over the American team in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. In a game dominated by the defenses,...

Senior Bowl features well-traveled QBs, other top prospects

Feb. 02, 2024 06:05 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Senior Bowl quarterbacks are a well-traveled group, most of whom have moved from one Power Five program to another. Led by Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. and Oregon’s Bo Nix, all seven have spent this week leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl working...

Senior Bowl and NFL draft class loaded with transfers from Penix to Nix to Schrader

Jan. 31, 2024 18:28 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Quarterbacks Michael Penix Jr. and Bo Nix became Heisman finalists after heading to other schools. Cody Schrader went from Division II to Southeastern Conference stardom. They’re far from alone at the Senior Bowl, where a number of NFL prospects transferred at...

Former Washington State QB Cam Ward says he's transferring to Miami

Jan. 13, 2024 19:41 PM EST

Cam Ward, who finished fourth among all FBS quarterbacks in passing yards per game this past season, announced his commitment to Miami on Saturday night. Ward is transferring in from Washington State, making that decision almost two weeks after saying he would forgo his final year of...

Questions surround Aidan O'Connell's future with the Raiders as he prepares for Broncos

Jan. 03, 2024 20:59 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Raiders not only will have a major decision to make soon on interim coach Antonio Pierce, but Las Vegas management also will have a call to make on quarterback Aidan O'Connell. Drafted in the fourth round out of Purdue last year, O’Connell became the...

Oregon's Bo Nix ends 5-year college odyssey as one of most productive QBs in NCAA history

Jan. 01, 2024 17:31 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bo Nix rolled out to his right early in the second quarter while calmly surveying the field before flinging the ball across his body and into the end zone — a perfectly placed dart to Gary Bryant Jr. for a 2-yard touchdown. The Oregon quarterback exuded the...

Nix closes career with 5 TD passes, No. 8 Oregon rolls over Liberty 45-6 in Fiesta Bowl

Jan. 01, 2024 17:30 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon's expectations for a national championship in its final Pac-12 season fell six points short. Behind a record-setting quarterback, the Ducks will head east to the Big Ten with a big trophy in tow. Bo Nix threw for 363 yards and five...

No. 18 Liberty to face stiffest test yet against No. 8 Oregon in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 31, 2023 13:08 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 18 Liberty rolled through its sixth season as a Division I program undefeated, earning a spot in Monday's Fiesta Bowl. Awaiting the Flames in the desert is something unlike anything they've faced, maybe ever: the big, bad Oregon Ducks. ...

Transfer portal presents challenges to coaches in retaining players, not just recruiting them

Dec. 17, 2023 12:06 PM EST

College recruiting may start in the homes of the high school player but more than ever it never really stops once they are on campus. Job 1: Recruit. Job 2: Retain. The ready opportunities for players to transfer makes it even more important for coaches around the...

Alabama's Milroe, Georgia's Beck and Oregon's Gabriel will head into 2024 with Heisman Trophy hype

Dec. 10, 2023 10:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The day before Jayden Daniels won the Heisman Trophy he was asked if he would return to LSU for another season next year. “I can't,” he said. Oh, right. The careers of college quarterbacks might feel endless these days, but even...