August 15, 2017

CLEMSON, S.C. — It seems impossible for any Clemson fan to overlook 5-foot-11 Hunter Renfrow after his game-winning catch clinched the Tigers first national title in 35 years.

But there was Renfrow at a Brazilian steakhouse on Hilton Head this summer alongside bigger teammates —…

College football's targeting rule here to stay

August 13, 2017

In these times when so much divides Americans, the targeting penalty brings college football fans together.

Just about all of them hate it.

The targeting foul turns 10 this season, though the real rage against it did not start until 2013 when player ejections became part of the penalty. The rule…

Alabama, SEC trying to climb back to college football summit

August 08, 2017

Alabama and the Southeastern Conference are trying to climb back atop the college football mountain.

The SEC was toppled— at least temporarily — from that summit by the Atlantic Coast Conference last season. A powerhouse Crimson Tide team has a much shorter climb back after a down-to-…

Wolfpack's defensive front ready for leading role in 2017

August 07, 2017

RALEIGH (AP) — Kentavius Street knows what awaits for North Carolina State’s defensive line.

Stacked with experience and headlined by an NFL first-round prospect in Bradley Chubb, the Wolfpack’s front four could be the best symbol of the program’s steady maturation under…