Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship, has died. He was 84. His death was announced Monday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Details were not disclosed. McDonald was a two-time All-American from Oklahoma who played 12 NFL seasons for five teams and was a six-time Pro Bowl selection. When he retired in 1968, he ranked second in league history in touchdown catches,...SFGate
Highly touted freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence will start for No. 3 Clemson (4-0, 1-0 ACC) on Saturday when the Tigers face Syracuse (4-0, 1-0 ACC) at home, the team announced Monday.U.S.
A new NCAA policy that makes it easier to redshirt football players comes with an unintended consequence: Players now can choose to save their eligibility by leaving teams after participating in four games, with plans to transfer and use the saved year at a new school. Several upperclassmen who would have been out of eligibility had they kept playing this season already have taken this route, including Oklahoma State receiver Jalen McCleskey, a senior with 167 career catches. The new rule took...SFGate
Northwestern Wildcats running back Jeremy Larkin retired from playing football after doctors diagnosed him with cervical stenosis, the school announced Monday...Bleacher Report
After another impressive victory Saturday, Alabama is now the overwhelming favorite to win the 2018 national championship in college football...Bleacher Report
The Stanford Cardinal own bragging rights in the recent rivalry with Notre Dame, winning seven of the last nine meetings straight up, going 5-4 against the spread...Bleacher Report
If you looked closely at last Friday’s UCF-Florida Atlantic football game, you’d see all the ties to South Florida and more. FAU running backs coach Kevin Smith is UCF’s all-time … Click to Continuemiamiherald
The Clemson Tigers are making a change at quarterback ahead of their game against Syracuse on Saturday, naming Trevor Lawrence the starting quarterback over Kelly Bryant, per Matt Fortuna of The Athletic...Bleacher Report
The SEC has three teams among the top five in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll, but it is the conference mate at No. 17 that is sticking out most.U.S.
Junior defensive end Trevon Hill was dismissed from the Virginia Tech football team Sunday. According to ESPN.com's David M...Bleacher Report
Alabama beat Texas A&M 45-23 on Saturday, moving to 4-0 on the season and almost assuredly guaranteeing the Crimson Tide will enter next week as the top team in the country...Bleacher Report
Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes and run for a fifth score as previously winless Old Dominion pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the college football season with a 49-35 triumph over 13th-ranked Virginia Tech in Norfolk, Va.U.S.
The No. 7 Stanford Cardinal overcame a 24-7 deficit to beat the No. 20 Oregon Ducks 38-31 in overtime at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday...Bleacher Report
There are several payoffs to Old Dominion’s 49-35 shocker at home over No. 13 Virginia Tech on Saturday in Norfolk, Va., beyond the obvious that for those who put down $100 on the Monarchs to win saw as much as a $3,000 return. It can make some media folks look more regal and less hokey. The proliferation...latimes.com
No. 1 Alabama continues to roll in the 2018 season, moving 4-0 with a 45-23 win over No. 22 Texas A&M...Bleacher Report
Quarterback Dwayne Haskins threw five first-half touchdown passes Saturday to lead the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes to a 49-6 blowout victory over the Tulane Green Wave at Ohio Stadium in Columbus...Bleacher Report
Miami Hurricanes quarterback N'Kosi Perry speaks to the media after defeating Florida International University 31-17 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Saturday, September 22, 2018. … Click to Continuemiamiherald
With Scott Frost and the Nebraska Cornhuskers getting blown out of the Big House against the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, one company took full advantage of the moment...Bleacher Report
Iowa State honored the life of golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena on Saturday ahead of the Cyclones' football game against the Akron Zips...Bleacher Report
Junior Miles Sanders rushed for career bests of 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 10 Penn State to a 63-24 victory over host Illinois on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.U.S.
The University of Maryland announced head football coach DJ Durkin will remain on administrative leave after the findings of an investigation into the death of offensive lineman Jordan ...Bleacher Report
Wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers and his half-brother, defensive back Jayvaughn Myers, have left the Auburn Tigers' football program, coach Guz Malzahn confirmed.U.S.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri quarterback Drew Lock is mad. Mad about a lot of things, really. "If I didn't have this edge," he says from inside an empty meeting room at the team's ...Bleacher Report
ESPN College GameDay next lands at Autzen Stadium for a massive Pac -12 showdown between the No. 7 Stanford Cardinal and No. 20 Oregon Ducks. Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit , Lee Corso and Co...Bleacher Report