8:49 PM ET UCF gave itself a parade and its players national championship rings to recognize its undefeated season, but Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't have much use for the Knights' claims. "I guess anybody has the prerogative to claim anything. But self-proclaimed is not the same as actually earning it," Saban told USA Today in a story published
May 10, 2018 OCALA, Fla. -- One of the Florida Gators ' top football recruits was released from jail early Wednesday after allegedly kicking a woman's car and breaking her cellphone during an argument. Justin Watkins , a four-star prospect and incoming freshman from Clermont's East Ridge High School, was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor complaint
1:45 PM ET ATHENS, Ga. -- Andy Johnson, who starred as Georgia 's quarterback before going on to play running back with the New England Patriots for nine seasons, has died after a long illness. He was 65. Georgia issued a statement saying Johnson died early Wednesday in Athens. Johnson took over as the Bulldogs' starting quarterback in 1971 and led
4:58 PM ET Jim Harbaugh has never won a Big Ten title and hasn't defeated Ohio State since becoming Michigan 's football coach in 2015. But if any Wolverines fans are unhappy with Harbaugh, athletic director Warde Manuel is not one of them. Manuel, speaking Tuesday at a meeting of Big Ten athletic directors, says he wants Harbaugh and basketball co
12:07 PM ET Alabama and Texas have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2022 and 2023. The Crimson Tide will travel to Texas on Sept. 10 in 2022. The Longhorns will return the trip to Tuscaloosa on Sept. 9 in 2023. Because of this agreement, Texas and Ohio State have moved their previously scheduled home-and-home series back to 2025 (Austin) an
May 4, 2018 BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns felt nothing but certainty when they made quarterback Baker Mayfield the first pick in the NFL draft. Concerns about size and behavior had been answered for a few weeks before the card was turned in; Mayfield’s tape and interviews told the Browns what they needed to know. "The guy knows how to play the
May 11, 2018 LOS ANGELES -- Former USC assistant football coach Todd McNair's defamation trial against the NCAA is now in the hands of the jury. During closing arguments Friday, McNair's attorney, Bruce Broillet, called for an award of roughly $27 million in actual damages. The figure does not include potential punitive damages and was scoffed at b