Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson rolled No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.
Erickson, who posted a 179-96-1 records in his 23 years as a college head coach, was one of 15 members inducted Monday to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Class by the National Football Foundation.
Washington cornerback Byron Murphy says he will leave school early, enter NFL draft; was a 1st-team all-Pac-12 selection.
Eastern Washington, on the heels of its loss to North Dakota State on Saturday in the FCS Championship, finished second in both the American Football Coaches Association poll and the STATS media poll released on Monday.
By the time Eastern Washington reached the program’s second FCS national title game Saturday at Toyota Stadium – it fell 38-24 to juggernaut North Dakota State – the Eagles’ best redshirt freshmen and sophomores were seasoned commodities. Couple that with a proven junior class and key players returning from injury, and the 2019 Eagles should have the means to make another deep postseason run.
Alabama-Clemson IV, the third meeting with the national championship on the line, will be played Monday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Tide vs. Tigers might be getting old for some fans, but the latest chapter is a feature, not a bug, in the five-year-old playoff to Clemson coach Dabo Swinney.
Easton Stick had a hand in all five touchdowns that reigning champion North Dakota State scored on a sunny afternoon in Frisco, Texas. He ran three into the end zone and threw for two more. The Omaha, Nebraska, native finished with 121 yards on 18 carries and completed 13-of-19 passes for 198 yards.
Sam McPherson, who rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown in Eastern Washington’s 38-24 loss to North Dakota State in Saturday’s FCS title game, is fleet-footed, but not “elite fast” by his own admission.
California defensive back Bryce Turner has died after being hospitalized for a medical emergency during a non-team workout. He was 19.
As sure as your teenager brought the family car home with the gauge on “E” again, North Dakota State rules the clubby little realm of the Football Championship Subdivision, thanks to Saturday’s 38-24 victory over Eastern Washington. That’s seven times in eight years for America’s spoilsports.
West Virginia hired Troy’s Neal Brown on Saturday to coach the Mountaineers, landing the youngest of six coaches in the FBS who have won at least 10 games each of the last three seasons.
With every yard-churning, clock-eating drive Saturday in Frisco, Texas, the Bison took away opportunities – and ultimately hope – from an erratic Eastern Washington offense working for a lead that wouldn’t come.
Washington State running back James Williams, a redshirt junior from Burbank, California, announced Saturday he plans to forfeit his final season of college eligibility with the Cougars and will instead focus on preparing for the 2019 NFL Draft this April.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence earned the starting job over senior Kelly Bryant on the field and not in the staff meeting rooms.
Alabama quarterback and Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa says his sprained ankle is feeling good two days before the Crimson Tide play Clemson for the national championship.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli, the Big Sky Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, did not play in Saturday’s FCS national championship game against North Dakota State.
Seven times in the last eight years, various opponents have tried to stand in the way of the green and gold FCS machine known as North Dakota State.
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
Nobody could have envisioned the stupefying way they won their 2010 national championship – unless, of course, they’d reviewed the tapes of all the other games Eastern Washington’s Eagles won that season. It was, in fact, the only way they could win it.
It’s not Fargo, but it might as well be.
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