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SMU adds Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley's brother as assistant

Jan. 21, 2020 6:52 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — SMU has hired Garrett Riley as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The younger brother of Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was set to be promoted to offensive coordinator at Appalachian State after serving as running backs coach in 2019. Like his older brother, Garrett Riley spent...

WR Theo Howard transfers from UCLA to Oklahoma

Jan. 13, 2020 4:57 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Receiver Theo Howard has transferred from UCLA to Oklahoma. Oklahoma announced Monday that Howard has signed a financial aid agreement and is attending classes. He will participate in spring practice and will have one season of eligibility with the Sooners. He will have a chance to...

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) runs against Oklahoma cornerback Woodi Washington (5) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 63-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

LSU's Joe Burrow, Justin Jefferson lead AP all-bowl team

Jan. 8, 2020 2:25 PM EST

Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU's College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season won’t end until...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates a touchdown against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Breathtaking: Burrow throws 7 TDs, LSU routs Oklahoma 63-28

Dec. 29, 2019 12:09 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers turned in a first half for the ages, a breathtaking offensive display even as their coordinator grieved a horrific tragedy from his box high above the field. This team from the bayou is truly something special. With one more victory, it will be a national...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs out of the pocket against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Oklahoma DB Radley-Hiles ejected from Peach for targeting

Dec. 28, 2019 5:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Oklahoma defensive back Brendan Radley-Hiles was ejected from Saturday's Peach Bowl for a brutal hit on LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire. With Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow scrambling toward the sideline, Radley-Hiles delivered the blindside shot to Edwards-Helaire coming out of...

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Jalen Hurts arrived at the Omni Hotel with the team in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. The Oklahoma Sooners will face the LSU Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday, December 28. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Burrow vs. Hurts: A tantalizing matchup at the Peach Bowl

Dec. 27, 2019 5:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow needed a year under his belt, along with a coaching change and a new wide-open offense, to really find his way at LSU. Jalen Hurts didn't have even that long to adjust, which makes his lone season at Oklahoma even more remarkable. Now, two transfer quarterbacks who left an...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Oklahoma definite outsider in this College Football Playoff

Dec. 26, 2019 3:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — No team in the College Football Playoff has claimed more national titles than Oklahoma. History, though, doesn't carry much weight in this year's field. The Sooners are the clear outsider. No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson have established themselves as the nation's best teams...

LSU running back Tyrion Davis-Price (3) celebrates his touchdown run against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU's Edwards-Helaire still mending, a no-show for media day

Dec. 26, 2019 3:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire was a no-show at both the Peach Bowl media day and the team's practice on Thursday, more signs that No. 1 LSU's leading rusher could miss the playoff semifinal because of his hamstring injury. LSU coach Ed Orgeron still holds out hope Edwards-Helaire could play against...

File-This Dec. 14, 2019, file photo shows NCAA college football player and Heisman Trophy finalist, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow listening to questions from the media during a news conference before the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. Burrow is a hero on LSU's Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn't seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes,File)

LSU's Burrow faces Oklahoma's Hurts in Peach Bowl semifinal

Dec. 26, 2019 2:23 PM EST

Peach Bowl: No. 1 LSU (13-0) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1), Saturday at 4 p.m., ESPN Line: LSU by 13 1/2 Series Record: Tied 1-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE The Tigers are playing in their first playoff semifinal. They will try to keep their high scoring going, even if they are without All-SEC running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire,...

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the trophy following the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Virginia in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Clemson won 62-17. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Perfect fit: Playoff teams' in-house hires getting it done

Dec. 25, 2019 9:24 AM EST

Former Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips made a deal with Dabo Swinney when he decided to make him the Tigers head football coach. “There were people that were very skeptical of that hire," Phillips recently recalled. “I said, 'Dabo, if it don't work out what's going to happen, you come...