NCAA FB

  1. ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- No. 14 Michigan will start quarterback Shea Patterson in the season opener at No. 12 Notre Dame.
  2. Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly reveals what is different about the Irish QB situation from last year at this time. SOUTH BEND – The “Storm of the Warrior” lift was on a Friday last winter. Miles Boykin remembers it well. “We started by running and I couldn't even tell you how much we ran,”
  3. The Big 12 has missed the College Football Playoff in two of the four years it has existed, but Oklahoma came excruciatingly close last year to becoming the first Big 12 team to play for a national championship since 2009. Alas, it did not happen, and the Big 12 may once again be looking up on the rest
  4. This college football season doesn't lack in intriguing players. Here are the 25 non-quarterbacks Pat Forde is most excited to watch this fall.
  5. Oklahoma State's linebacking corps is in a year of transition. Transition to a new position coach in Jim Knowles. Transition to only playing two in the base package, versus three under Glenn Spencer. The transition of Justin Phillips to a middle linebacker position after Chad Whitener started there
  6. A week before Alabama and Georgia butted heads in last season's national title game, Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey already needed sizing for another championship ring. “For the first time in the College Football Playoff format, two teams from the same conference competed for the
  7. Ann Arbor – Chris Partridge, Michigan's safeties/special teams coordinator, described Maryland coach DJ Durkin as “intense” but said he never saw him cross the line while with the Wolverines. Durkin was Jim Harbaugh's defensive coordinator in 2015 before leaving for Maryland.  Durkin is on administrative
  8. Michigan defensive backs coach Mike Zordich spoke to the media on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Ann Arbor. Michigan safeties and special teams coach Chris Partridge said he didn't see suspended Maryland head coach and former U-M defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin cross the line during Durkin's
  9. No one in all of college football will grow, harvest and fire off hot takes better than Syracuse this year, if coaching is any indicator of hot-take success. Stephen A. Smith, trying to use his unique talent of shouting passionately about any topic for good, oddly offered a speech to the Orange football
  10. AUSTIN — The staff spun it as necessary, a sucker punch that served as the wake-up call this tattered program needed. But “Maryland 51, Texas 41” can't happen again. Not in Year 2, not with coach Tom Herman, staff members, and players all so adamant about the hard lessons learned in last year'