Stories tagged: college football
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Easton Stick’s five touchdowns pace North Dakota State in 38-24 national title win over Eastern Washington
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.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington, Dallas safety Matt Johnson hopes Eagles, Cowboys make Saturday a day to remember
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
It’s not Fargo, but it might as well be.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
Eastern Washington wasn’t expected to win a Big Sky Conference title – let alone reach the FCS national championship game – when its most recognizable figure, All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Quarterback Justin Fields confirmed Friday night he is transferring to Ohio State following one season as Georgia’s backup.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Dual-threat sophomore Eric Barriere the next star in long line of decorated Eastern Washington quarterbacks
Erik Meyer, the first in Eastern Washington’s string of All-American quarterbacks since 2005, nearly swallowed his whistle the first time he saw Eric Barriere operate.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
George Welsh, who coached football at Virginia for 19 years and retired as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s career victories leader, has died.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Oklahoma has hired Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Playoff games between Clemson and Alabama that determine college football’s champions have become as regular an occurrence in the winter as Golden State-Cleveland NBA Finals matchups are each spring.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
From Lamonte McDougle to Mike Leach’s reunion with Dana Holgorsen, 19 reasons to follow Washington State in 2019
Officially, WSU doesn’t kick off again for another 240 days, but it’s never too early to peer into the future.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli donned a game jersey and red football pants Thursday as he posed for a team picture at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 12:54 a.m.
Blueprint to beat the Bison: Eastern Washington will have to slow North Dakota State rushing attack, force turnovers
Some of the most proven coaches in the country have burnt the midnight oil looking for Bison frailties, but their searches were often fruitless.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Official, unofficial watch parties give local Eastern Washington fans plenty of viewing options for national title game
The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association is hosting two official viewing parties for Saturday’s game, which kicks off at 9 a.m. PT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Please consider funding a budget bump that will entice North Dakota State into battle with the Alabamas and Washington States of the college universe, and save the rest of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Longtime Washington State Director of Football Operations Antonio Huffman leaving Cougars for Texas Tech
The former Red Raiders cornerback was a three-year starter for Leach at Tech and returns to his alma mater more than 10 years after his playing career ended. Formerly the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:22 p.m.
Tickets for the CFP title game between Alabama and Clemson have never been cheaper.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 1:12 p.m.
Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama outdueled Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl to earn his spot as the quarterback of The Associated Press …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:58 a.m.
Clemson All-American defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is grateful for the journey he has taken during his final college season. But he says he hasn’t reached his destination yet. The second-ranked …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Nick Saban showed he’s capable of derring-do in Alabama’s past two national championship game wins. The coach famed for his scowl, his process and his meticulous down-to-the-tiniest detail nature has …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8 a.m.
The satisfying simplicity of sports is in the definitive result. A game is played. There is a winner and a loser and the winner gets a reward.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Eight years after meeting in the 2010 FCS quarterfinals, Eastern Washington and North Dakota State are the gold standard of the decade.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
When Eastern Washington clipped Delaware 20-19 in the 2010 FCS national title game, it prevailed without one of the most electric players in the country.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
UW didn’t look prepared for Tuesday’s Rose Bowl, coming out flat in the first half and punting on six of its first seven drives en route to its third consecutive …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Houston hired West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Washington safety Taylor Rapp has declared for the NFL draft, giving up his final year of eligibility after being a second-team AP All-America selection.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old.
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 5 p.m.
Safety Jake Gervase made an interception in the end zone to help preserve a late lead, and ball-hawking Iowa Hawkeyes beat No. 18 Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl 27-22 …