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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announces his intentions to declare for the 2020 NFL football draft, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa says he is entering 2020 NFL draft

Jan. 6, 2020 3:40 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa put an end to the initial question about his future, announcing Monday that he is entering the NFL draft and closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury. Now the questions will be about where...

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says he is entering 2020 NFL draft, skipping his senior season

Jan. 6, 2020 12:14 PM EST
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says he is entering 2020 NFL draft, skipping his senior season.
Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) runs after a reception past Michigan linebacker Jordan Glasgow (29) during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Alabama's Jeudy, Wills declare for NFL draft

Jan. 4, 2020 6:31 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy and offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. They announced their decisions Thursday on Twitter and are projected as likely first-round picks. Jeudy, the 2018 Biletnikoff Award winner, finished...

Clemson safety Nolan Turner (24) celebrates after his interception against Ohio State during the final minute of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

AP Top 25 Podcast: Targeting, conspiracy theories and Tua

Jan. 2, 2020 4:23 PM EST

Debate about the targeting rule and officiating conspiracy theories came in the aftermath of the College Football Playoff semifinal. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Andy Staples joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss what can and cannot be done to make targeting better. And...

Alabama QB Tagovailoa tweets NFL decision coming Jan. 6

Jan. 1, 2020 8:39 PM EST

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa said on Twitter that he will announce Jan. 6 whether he will enter the NFL draft or return to college for another season. Tagovailoa is recovering from season-ending hip surgery and has not played since being injured at Mississippi State on Nov. 16. He had surgery two days...

Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) runs after a reception past Michigan linebacker Jordan Glasgow (29) during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Jeudy, Jones lead Tide past Michigan in Citrus Bowl, 35-16

Jan. 1, 2020 5:32 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy could have sat out Alabama's bowl game and still almost certainly would have been a first-round draft pick. He played instead — and if this was his finale, his stock likely soared. Mac Jones threw three touchdown passes, Jeudy became the first Alabama player to top...

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban walks off the field after losing to Auburn in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chris Shimek/The Decatur Daily via AP)

Saban vs. Harbaugh in the Citrus Bowl, with much at stake

Dec. 31, 2019 2:31 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nick Saban wants his players to know their final game will be unforgettable. His remains that way. It was in 1972, and Kent State lost. And that memory might bother Saban more than usual this week, considering he has come full circle. He is back exactly where that loss happened. Saban...

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 Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) runs against West Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Norman, Okla. Hurts was selected to The Associated Press All-Big 12 Conference team, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)

Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts enjoying final college season

Dec. 24, 2019 9:33 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Almost begrudgingly, Jalen Hurts is having some fun. His Oklahoma teammates and coaches have defended their quarterback when asked about Hurts seemingly aloof personality, saying there’s more to one of college football’s most successful players in recent years. Hurts has...

SEC wins signing day with 6 teams ranked in top 10

Dec. 18, 2019 9:12 PM EST

CONFERENCE: SEC BEST IN CLASS (based on 247 Sports composite rankings through Wednesday afternoon): Alabama, Georgia and LSU each landed at least two five-star players, led by the Crimson Tide signing Bryce Young, Chris Braswell and Drew Sanders. Young, the sixth-ranked player in the nation, is a dual-threat...