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The nearly three-decade drought of wide receivers failing to win the Heisman Trophy ended when Alabama senior DeVonta Smith was presented the award during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday night. Smith is the third player from Alabama to claim college football’s most prestigious award and the first receiver to win it since Michigan’s Desmond Howard …

After Ohio State walloped Clemson 49-28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Friday, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said it was clear the better team won. But that wouldn’t change Swinney’s mind on where he ranked the Buckeyes on his ballot in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Swinney took criticism …

Florida coach Dan Mullen said his team could have opted to not play in Wednesday night’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic based on player availability but chose to anyway because the players wanted to compete. Following a 55-20 blowout loss to No. 6 Oklahoma, Mullen said his depleted roster would have allowed the No. 7 Gators …

Illinois is hiring former Wisconsin and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema to lead its football program, the school announced Saturday. Bielema, 50, has spent the past three seasons as an NFL assistant, working this year for the New York Giants after two years with the New England Patriots. He had expressed interest in returning to the …

Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense didn’t disappoint in its SEC debut on Saturday as Mississippi State upset defending champion LSU 44-34 and quarterback K.J. Costello set a conference record for passing yards in a game with 623. The record previously was held by Eric Zeier of Georgia, who threw for 544 yards against Southern Miss …

The Buckeyes run onto the field for practice before the game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 28. Ohio State won 48-7. Credit: Amal Saeed | Former Photo Editor It’ll be a game of red light, green light for Big Ten teams this season.  The Big Ten’s decision Wednesday to reinstate the football season, …

The Southeastern Conference on Monday released the finalized 2020 fall football schedule. The week one matchups were released earlier in the day on the Paul Finebaum Show. Check out the schedules for both Alabama and Auburn below.WEEK ONEAlabama at MissouriKentucky at AuburnFlorida at Ole MissGeorgia at ArkansasMississippi State at LSUTennessee at South CarolinaVanderbilt at Texas …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is among several higher-profile college football players posting on social media that they want to play this season. Lawrence tweeted on Sunday: “Let’s work together to create a situation where we can play the game that all of us love. Not divide and argue. There is a way forward.” 1 Related …

Katy Berteau, the fiancée of Edward Aschoff, tweeted her thanks for the “outpouring of love” shown since the ESPN college football reporter’s death Tuesday after a brief illness. “I want to say thank you to everyone who has expressed their sympathies, condolences, and prayers for me and his family and friends,” Berteau wrote on Aschoff’s …

GRAPEVINE, Texas — This might be the shortest meeting the College Football Playoff selection committee has had to date, as the conference championship game results did the bulk of the work for them, whittling the field down to an obvious top four. Oklahoma got the win it needed over Baylor in the Big 12 conference …