Latest Ryan Day News

Comeback: Warren rebounds from rocky start leading Big Ten

Jul. 27, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Warren introduced Ohio State's Ryan Day at Big Ten media day, the final coach to take the stage at the two-day event, and the two men exchanged a hearty hug and smiles before posing for a photo. “I want to congratulate Commissioner Warren on a great...

Old-guy quarterbacks could give Big Ten different look

Jul. 27, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The story of Sean Clifford and Tanner Morgan's began on a seventh-grade football field. Their final scheduled matchup is Oct. 22 when Minnesota visits Penn State. In between, the two quarterbacks followed one another's journeys through high school...

Big Ten coaches relying heavily on revamped defenses

Jul. 26, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh watched his star-studded defense lead the way in winning last year's Big Ten title. He needs some new faces to emerge to make it two in a row — and he thinks he has the bodies. Just four months after losing Heisman...

Georgia's Smart gets 10-year extension, raise to $10.25M

Jul. 21, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Kirby Smart has agreed to a contract extension through the 2031 season, a 10-year agreement worth more than $110 million that makes him the latest coach to land the type of megadeal that is becoming increasingly common in college football. The deal...

Raise makes Ohio State's Day one of highest-paid coaches

May. 18, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

Ohio State is hiking Ryan Day's annual salary to $9.5 million as part of a two-year contract extension that will put him among the nation's highest-paid college football coaches. Day’s raise makes him the latest coach to crack $9 million per year, making him one of the highest-paid...