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Oregon's Sewell opts out of the season for NFL Draft

Sep. 8, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell, who won the Outland Trophy as a sophomore last season, has decided to opt out of the season to prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3, 330-pound Sewell is expected to be one of the top picks in the draft. “The love and support I received...

FILE - Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker (2) tosses the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Hooker emerged last season as a reliable decision-maker, finishing with 13 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Fuente, Hokies optimistic with many key players returning

Sep. 1, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

Virginia Tech will take on a different look in the fifth season of the Justin Fuente era. Longtime defensive coordinator Bud Foster has retired and replaced by a former Hokies defensive back, Justin Hamilton. One of the team’s top players, defensive back Caleb Farley, decided not to play to focus on his...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, Vincent and defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have announced they won’t be playing this season. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

PICK SIX: LSU quartet heads list of players opting out

Sep. 1, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

LSU knew all along it would have to try to defend its national title without Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow and four other first-round draft picks. It turns out they’re also missing a few notable players who weren’t in the most recent draft. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence looks to pass against LSU during the second half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The top-ranked Tigers are 29-1 over the past two seasons and have won five straight ACC championships. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

No. 10 Notre Dame joins ACC race to unseat No. 1 Clemson

Sep. 1, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

The goal has long been simple for football independent Notre Dame: win big against a coast-to-coast schedule and earn a shot to play for a national championship without having to be tied to a league. Things have changed amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 10th-ranked Fighting Irish's drive to reach this year's...