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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons (11) celebrates a stop against South Carolina during an NCAA college football game, in Columbia, S.C. Simmons was selected to The Associated Press All-America team, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)

Clemson linebacker Simmons giving up senior year for NFL

Jan. 18, 2020 10:39 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's “Swiss Army Knife” linebacker Isaiah Simmons is going pro. Simmons is a 6-foot-4, 230-pound defender from Olathe, Kansas. He announced his decision Saturday on social media. Simmons won the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker. He was also a first-team...

Clemson running back Travis Etienne scores past LSU defensive lineman Rashard Lawrence during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Two-time ACC player of the year Etienne returning to Clemson

Jan. 17, 2020 8:22 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne is returning to Clemson for his senior season. Etienne, the 5-foot-10, 210-pound junior running back from Jennings, Louisiana, announced his decision on social media Friday. Etienne's teammate, cornerback A.J....

LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire breaks away from Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Edwards-Helaire among 7 LSU players entering NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2020 10:56 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dynamic running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, receiver Justin Jefferson and safety Grant Delpit are among seven players from LSU's national championship team who've stated their intention to enter the NFL draft. Offensive linemen Saahdiq Charles and Lloyd Cushnberry, and linebackers...

Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa, left, is blocked by Southern California offensive tackle Austin Jackson (73) during the first half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)

USC offensive lineman Austin Jackson will enter NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2020 9:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California left tackle Austin Jackson will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Jackson announced his decision Wednesday. Jackson was the anchor of USC's much-improved offensive line last season. The 6-foot-6 junior was named to the All-Pac-12 first team. Jackson's...

Mississippi State's Hill, Thompson staying for senior years

Jan. 15, 2020 8:32 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill and linebacker Erroll Thompson have decided to return to school for their senior seasons rather than enter the NFL draft. The decision represents a reversal for Hill, who had said last month he planned to enter the draft. Mississippi State...

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) celebrates his touchdown against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 63-28. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)

LSU probing Beckham's apparent on-field payments to players

Jan. 15, 2020 8:05 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has contacted officials from the NCAA and Southeastern Conference about Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s apparent cash payments to Tigers players on the field after the national championship game, a university spokesman said. LSU athletics spokesman Michael Bonnette...

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins scores against LSU during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Clemson's leading receiver Tee Higgins to enter NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2020 4:29 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's leader in receiving yards and touchdowns, Tee Higgins, is forgoing his final college season to enter the NFL draft. Higgins announced his decision Wednesday on social media. Higgins is 6-foot-4, 215-pound receiver from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He had 1,167 yards on 59 catches...

Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa greets his family after helping the team to a 49-24 win over Southern California during the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

Iowa star DE A.J. Epenesa announces he's entering NFL draft

Jan. 14, 2020 5:25 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa will enter the NFL draft after two of the most dominant performances of his career. Epenesa posted his decision on his Instagram page Tuesday, writing that his time with the Hawkeyes was everything he hoped it would be. “Over the last three...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) smiles after Clemson defeated Ohio State 29-23 in the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Trevor vs Justin; Bama vs LSU and other top stories in 2020

Jan. 14, 2020 2:01 PM EST

Six story lines that will define 2020: TREVOR VS. JUSTIN The first meeting between Georgia natives Trevor Lawrence of Clemson and Justin Fields of Ohio State produced a classic College Football Playoff semifinal. Both are entering their junior years, which most likely will be their final college seasons. If they...

LSU linebacker Divinity hoping to turn trouble into triumph

Jan. 12, 2020 3:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trouble off the field caused LSU senior linebacker Michael Divinity to miss the majority of one of the most extraordinary football seasons in school history. The team's 2018 co-leader in sacks even briefly quit the team in early November. But he decided to come back about two weeks...