Latest College football News

Jim Harbaugh taking Michigan team to South Africa in May

Feb. 19, 2019 3:03 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is taking Michigan's football team to South Africa in May. Director of football operations Mark Taurisani tweeted about the trip Tuesday. Like last year's visit to France , the Wolverines will not practice in South Africa. Harbaugh did have practices in Italy in 2017....

Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball

Feb. 18, 2019 9:24 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at...

Former Colorado football player fatally shot in dispute

Feb. 18, 2019 9:19 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A man fatally shot in a dispute over a parking space was an assistant principal for Aurora Public Schools and a former football player at the University of Colorado who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks. Arapahoe County sheriff's office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman says 46-year-old...

Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp 'all in' on baseball

Feb. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL...

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

Feb. 16, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. One Heisman Trophy winner to another. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray, who won...

Steve Sarkisian returns as Alabama's offensive coordinator

Feb. 15, 2019 5:12 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Steve Sarkisian is returning to Alabama as offensive coordinator, a position he held for the 2016 team for the national championship game loss to Clemson. Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Sarkisian and six other assistants on Friday, along with the promotion of Pete...

Vols shuffle staff, add Ansley as defensive coordinator

Feb. 15, 2019 4:26 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is spending big to give coach Jeremy Pruitt a more experienced staff with some familiar faces. Pruitt announced staff changes Friday that included the hire of Derrick Ansley as a defensive coordinator who will handle all defensive calls. Pruitt had called Tennessee's...

Former EMU football coach Rick Rasnick dies at age 59

Feb. 15, 2019 4:12 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Rick Rasnick, who coached Eastern Michigan's football team from 1995-99 and led the program to its last winning season for over two decades, has died. He was 59. The school says Rasnick died Wednesday. Rasnick coached EMU to a 6-5 mark in 1995, and the team's next winning season...

With Martz in charge, pro football returns to San Diego

Feb. 15, 2019 3:36 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly 51 years ago, Mike Martz took his future wife, Julie, on their first date to watch Don Coryell's San Diego State Aztecs at what was then called San Diego Stadium. "I can't tell you what section. It was behind the Aztecs' bench on the 50-yard line, about halfway up the stands on the...

Tirico chosen to host NBC's inaugural Indy 500 coverage

Feb. 15, 2019 12:28 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network's inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world. "I am thrilled to join our team as we cover one of...