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Tim Tebow among first-timers on College Football HOF ballot

Jun. 06, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Tim Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making a first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation announced on Monday the players and coaches eligible for...

Lawmakers want Ohio State's 2010 football season restored

May. 19, 2022 11:06 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2010 season of the Ohio State University football team, vacated after a memorabilia-for-cash scandal, should be restored because of recent changes allowing college athletes to be compensated, under a symbolic resolution approved by House lawmakers. The...

Keeping schools out of NIL dealings opened door for boosters

May. 17, 2022 10:38 AM EDT

By trying to limit how much schools can help college athletes cashing in on their fame, the NCAA seems to have inadvertently opened the door for boosters to get a foothold in a burgeoning market. Now, as the NCAA and its highest-profile Division I member schools try to rein in...

Freeman turns attention to recruiting after 1st Irish spring

Apr. 26, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marcus Freeman couldn’t have wished for a better ending to his first spring as Notre Dame’s head coach. True freshman quarterback Steve Angeli’s 10-yard dash and dive to get the ball past the pylon on the final play for the touchdown gave the Gold a...

14 Big Ten players poised to break out in 2022

Apr. 25, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

A look at football players in the Big Ten this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall: EAST DIVISION INDIANA DL JH Tevis, senior. The Hoosiers need to punch up their play after finishing last in the league in sacks. Tevis impressed with...

Battle to be Longhorns QB the talk of Texas this spring

Apr. 23, 2022 03:26 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The biggest position battle in the Big 12 is at Texas quarterback. No position carries more expectations in pursuit of getting the once-proud Longhorns back to the top of the league. And none will be a bigger target of scorn if Texas can't get there. ...

Smith-Njigba ready for role as top receiver for Ohio St

Apr. 14, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jaxon Smith-Njigba was one of the Ohio State receivers who weren't getting a lot of attention at this time last year. All the national buzz was about NFL prospects Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson. Smith-Njigba, the starting slot receiver for the Buckeyes as a...

For new coach Freeman, Notre Dame success starts in trenches

Apr. 11, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Prior to his first spring practice as Notre Dame head coach, Marcus Freeman didn’t mince his words to his Fighting Irish. “I kind of told them in the team meeting, I have a vision and identity I want for our team,” Freeman recalled. “And that’s to...