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Bears GM Poles expects Fields to be starting QB next season

Jan. 10, 2023 15:32 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles said he expects Justin Fields to be the team's starting quarterback next season and just about slammed the door on drafting one with the No. 1 overall pick. Poles left it slightly ajar Tuesday, saying he would have...

Raiders face many offseason questions, most notably at QB

Jan. 09, 2023 21:43 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When a team goes 6-11, the problems go beyond quarterback, and that's the situation the Las Vegas Raiders face. Coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler will need to figure out who replaces quarterback Derek Carr, how to bring back running back...

Gore's record performance headlines AP all-bowl selections

Jan. 05, 2023 09:40 AM EST

The son of one of the NFL’s most prolific running backs made quite a name for himself this bowl season. Southern Mississippi’s Frank Gore Jr. rushed for 329 yards – the most in any bowl game ever – to lead the Golden Eagles to a 38-24 LendingTree Bowl victory over Rice. The...

Alabama's Young, Anderson, Gibbs, Branch declare for draft

Jan. 02, 2023 16:19 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young won the Heisman Trophy and Will Anderson is a two-time winner of the Nagurski Trophy as the nation's top defensive player. Now, Alabama's two biggest stars are headed to the NFL, where teams can take up the debate over which one is the best —...

Young throws for 5 TDs, Alabama tops K-State in Sugar Bowl

Dec. 31, 2022 17:18 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryce Young's decision to opt in to the Sugar Bowl only enhanced his chances of cashing in as a pro. Young passed for 321 yards and five touchdowns in a game that other top NFL prospects might have skipped, and No. 5 Alabama responded to an early two-score...

Alabama, Kansas State clash for first time at Sugar Bowl

Dec. 30, 2022 16:58 PM EST

Sugar Bowl: No. 5 Alabama (10-2) vs. No. 11 Kansas State (10-3), Saturday, Noon Eastern (ESPN) FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: Alabama by 6 1/2. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Alabama seeks its 10th Sugar Bowl trophy in...

Alabama, Kansas St extol virtues of opting in at Sugar Bowl

Dec. 29, 2022 19:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In an age of opt outs in college football, the best NFL prospects for Alabama and Kansas State are opting in at the Sugar Bowl. Crimson Tide quarterback Bryce Young and edge rusher Will Anderson Jr. have high-first-round draft grades and could have minimized...

Alabama's Young, Anderson sticking around for Sugar Bowl

Dec. 19, 2022 14:21 PM EST

Bryce Young and Will Anderson Jr. decided they had unfinished business at Alabama, even if it isn't another shot at a national championship. The fifth-ranked Crimson Tide stars are sticking around for the Sugar Bowl on Dec. 31 against No. 11 Kansas State instead of joining other...

Heisman 2023: Maye? Harrison Jr.? Who challenges Williams?

Dec. 11, 2022 10:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After Caleb Williams won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the eighth player to do so for Southern California, he talked about how cool it will be to have his jersey retired at the school one day and to be able to take his place with other USC greats. “But as of right...

USC QB Caleb Williams voted AP Player of the Year

Dec. 08, 2022 21:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams is The Associated Press college football player of the year, becoming the school's first winner of the award since 2005 with his stellar debut season for the Trojans. Williams received 32 of the 46 first-place votes...