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Hoosiers name Georgia's Warren new defensive coordinator

Jan. 26, 2021 12:13 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren has been hired as the new defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Indiana. Warren replaces Kane Wommack, who took the South Alabama head coaching job after two seasons in charge of Indiana's defense. Warren inherits a unit...

Auburn's Harsin hires Mike Bobo, Derek Mason as coordinators

Jan. 7, 2021 7:45 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn's Bryan Harsin hired former head coaches as his coordinators on Thursday, bringing in Mike Bobo to run the offense and Derek Mason to lead the defense. The new Tigers coach, previously the coach at Boise State, first announced he had hired his former Mountain West Conference...

FILE - Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) gets past Notre Dame linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (6) and cornerback Clarence Lewis (26) on his way to the end zone for a touchdown in the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, in this Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, file photo. The Heisman Trophy winner caught seven passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama beat No. 4 Notre Dame in a College Football Playoff semifinal.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

Alabama's Smith, Ohio State's Fields lead all-bowl team

Jan. 7, 2021 1:35 PM EST

Alabama and Ohio State advanced to the championship game in part because their best players delivered huge performances in their respective semifinals. Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith caught three touchdown passes in No. 1 Alabama’s 31-14 Rose Bowl rout of No. 4 Notre Dame. Justin Fields shook off an...

Chattanooga fires football assistant after 'appalling' tweet

Jan. 7, 2021 11:57 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga has fired an offensive line coach following a social media post disparaging both the state of Georgia and Stacey Abrams as “Fat Albert." In the tweet caught by screen grabs, Chris Malone posted on Twitter on Tuesday night: “Congratulations to the state GA...

Georgia quarterback JT Daniels (18) and Stetson Bennett prepare to play Cincinnati in the NCAA college football Peach Bowl game on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Georgia QB Daniels coming back; DE Herring, C Hill NFL bound

Jan. 5, 2021 7:52 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia quarterback JT Daniels will be returning for another season between the hedges. Daniels announced Tuesday on Twitter that he's coming back to the Bulldogs after starting the final four games of the 2020 season. Georgia won them all to finish 8-2, including a victory over...

Georgia wide receiver George Pickens (1) is hit by Cincinnati cornerback Arquon Bush (9) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

No. 6 Cincinnati comes up short as unbeaten season ends

Jan. 1, 2021 6:35 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Cincinnati came oh so close to toppling a Power 5 opponent on a big stage. The sixth-ranked Bearcats blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter of the Peach Bowl on Friday, losing their perfect record when Jack Podlesny kicked a 53-yard field goal in the final seconds of Georgia's 24-21...

Georgia place kicker Jack Podlesny, offensive player of the game, stands with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart after the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. Georgia won 22-21. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Podlesny's FG lifts Georgia past Cincinnati in Peach Bowl

Jan. 1, 2021 5:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jack Podlesny told Georgia coaches before Friday's Peach Bowl that he felt confident attempting field goals from as long as 55 yards — a full 4 yards past his career best. Podlesny made good on his claim, kicking a 53-yard field goal with three seconds remaining, and No. 11 Georgia...

FILE - Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell shouts instructions to his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Central Florida in Orlando, in this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, file photo. Fickell knew he might surprise some by suggesting No. 11 Georgia is the best team Cincinnati has faced in his four seasons as head coach. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

No. 6 Cincinnati an underdog in Peach against No. 11 Georgia

Dec. 31, 2020 12:53 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Luke Fickell knew he might surprise some by suggesting No. 11 Georgia is the best team Cincinnati has faced in his four seasons as head coach. After all, then-No. 5 Ohio State crushed the Bearcats 42-0 early in the 2019 season. Cincinnati has another opportunity against what he refers to as...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder runs for a touchdown against Memphis during the first half of an NCAA college football game for the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder is known for his dual-threat skills. JT Daniels has used his arm strength to add balance to Georgia's attack.The two quarterbacks also boast impressive football intelligence, and that may be the biggest reason neither has lost a game as a starter this season as they prepare to meet in Friday's Peach Bowl.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Unbeaten No. 6 Cincinnati to face No. 11 Georgia in Peach

Dec. 31, 2020 12:48 PM EST

Peach Bowl: No. 6 Cincinnati (9-0, No. 8 CFP) vs. No. 11 Georgia (7-2, No. 9 CFP at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Friday, 12:30 p.m. EST. Line: Georgia by 7. Series record: Georgia leads 2-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE American Athletic Conference champion Cincinnati is trying to complete its first undefeated...

Georgia quarterback JT Daniels throws during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder is known for his dual-threat skills. JT Daniels has used his arm strength to add balance to Georgia's attack. The two quarterbacks also boast impressive football intelligence, and that may be the biggest reason neither has lost a game as a starter this season as they prepare to meet in Friday's Peach Bowl.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Ridder, Daniels put winning streaks on line in Peach Bowl

Dec. 29, 2020 4:53 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder is known for his dual-threat skills. JT Daniels has used his arm strength to add balance to Georgia's attack. The two quarterbacks also boast impressive football intelligence, and that may be the biggest reason neither has lost a game as a starter this season as...