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Nebraska Upends No. 22 Georgia in Gator Bowl

Nebraska Upends No. 22 Georgia in Gator Bowl

Football Texture/iStockphoto(JACKSONVILLE) — The Nebraska Cornhuskers used two defensive stands in the closing minutes to hold off 23rd ranked Georgia for a 24-19 win in the Gator Bowl on Wednesday. It snapped a four-game losing streak to Southeastern…

Tim Tebow Joins ESPN as an Analyst, Still Wants to Play Quarterback

Tim Tebow Joins ESPN as an Analyst, Still Wants to Play Quarterback

Jared Wickham/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Even though Tim Tebow has signed on to be an analyst with ESPN, he still has the goal of playing quarterback in the NFL again.
The former Heisman Trophy winner signed a deal on Monday to join ESPN’s SEC Net…

Florida State Agrees to Five-Year Extension with Jimbo Fisher

Florida State Agrees to Five-Year Extension with Jimbo Fisher

Football Texture/iStockPhoto(NEW YORK) — Sorry Texas fans, Jimbo Fisher likely isn’t heading anywhere for a while. Fisher and Florida State have agreed upon a five-year contract extension.
Fisher’s new deal will keep him under contract through the 201…

Oregon Routs Texas in Mack Brown’s Farewell

Oregon Routs Texas in Mack Brown’s Farewell

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) –  Marcus Mariota threw for 253 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 10 Oregon to a 30-7 victory over Texas in the Alamo Bowl.
The Ducks (11-2) dominated from start to finish, but the win was overshadow…

Oregon State Wins the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl

Oregon State Wins the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(HONOLULU) –  Rashaad Reynolds scored two touchdowns, both on fumble recoveries as Oregon State routed Boise State 38-23 to win the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl.
The Beavers (7-6) snapped a five-game losing streak to hand the Br…

USC Trojans to Pursue Ed Orgeron Again

USC Trojans to Pursue Ed Orgeron Again

ThinkStock(LAS VEGAS) –  Steve Sarkisian may be the new head coach at USC, but if things go his way he would like to have two interim head coaches on his staff next season.
Sarkisian said over the weekend that he will reach out to Ed Orgeron and …

Colorado State Wins the Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Colorado State Wins the Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Banana Stock/Getty Images(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) –  Jared Roberts drilled a 41-yard field goal as time expired to lead Colorado State to a stunning 48-45 victory over Washington State in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.
Colorado State (8-6) overcame a 22-…

Phoenix, Tampa Set to Host National Title Games

Phoenix, Tampa Set to Host National Title Games

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Both Phoenix, Arizona and Tampa, Florida will host college football’s 2016 and 2017 national championship games.
The University of Phoenix Stadium, the home of the Arizona Cardinals and site of the Fiesta …

Nick Saban is Staying at Alabama

Nick Saban is Staying at Alabama

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — You can rest easy, Alabama fans, Nick Saban isn’t going anywhere. Despite being pursued by the University of Texas, Saban has agreed to stay at Alabama and has also agreed on a new contract with the school.
On …

Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel Says He’s Ready for the NFL

Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel Says He’s Ready for the NFL

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Even though he has yet to declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel says he’s confident he can play at the next level.
Manziel, a redshirt sophomore, are getting ready to play Duke…

Brown Claiming to Stay at Texas

Brown Claiming to Stay at Texas

iStockPhot​o/Thinksto​ck(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) – At a joint press conference to preview their upcoming appearance in the Alamo Bowl, Texas head football coach Mack Brown addressed rumors that he would be stepping down from his current job at week’s end.
“My situation has not changed,” said Brown, the 16-year head coach. “I’d like to sit down with (Athletic Director Steve Patterson) and (Texas President) Bill (Powers) and in the near future and talk about where we are going and where our program is going.”
Rumors had been swirling around Brown since the beginning of the season regarding his job security. Despite the distractions, Brown led the Longhorns to an 8-4 overall record and a 7-2 mark in Big 12 play. There has also been speculation that if Brown leaves Texas, he could be replaced by Alabama head coach Nick Saban.
The Longhorns will play Oregon in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec., 30 in San Antonio.
Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

UCONN Hires Diaco as Football Coach

UCONN Hires Diaco as Football Coach

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – Former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has agreed to become the new head football coach at Connecticut, the school announced Thursday.
The 40-year-old Diaco has reportedly signed a five-year cont…

Florida State, Auburn to Play for BCS Title

Florida State, Auburn to Play for BCS Title

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the final year of the BCS, Florida State and Auburn will play for the National Championship on Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif., at Rose Bowl Stadium. 
The top-ranked Seminoles capped off a 13-0 season with a …

Rice Wins First Conference Title in 56-Years

Rice Wins First Conference Title in 56-Years

iStockPhot​o/Thinksto​ck(HOUSTON, Texas) — The Rice Owls won their first outright conference championship since 1957 on Saturday by defeating Marshall 41-24 to win the Conference-USA title.
The Owls (10-1) pounded the Thundering Herd (9-4) on the ground, rushing for 250 yards on the day. Charles Ross ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns, tying the school’s single season record of 14. Running Back Luke Turner passed for two more scores as Rice jumped out to an early 14-0 lead.
The Herd tried to make a comeback and trailed by 11 at half. However, the Owls scored 14 unanswered points to put the game away.
Marshall had their five game win streak snapped in what was their first C-USA Championship Game appearance. Quarterback Rakeem Cato threw for 265 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

Auburn Rewards Head Coach Gus Malzahn with Six-Year Extension

Auburn Rewards Head Coach Gus Malzahn with Six-Year Extension

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(AUBURN, Ala.) — Auburn wasted no time in realizing they needed to keep head coach Gus Malzahn around for the long-term and they’ve done just that. The school has announced they’ve reach a six-year extension with the first-y…

Florida State Ranked No. 1 in Latest BCS Standings

Florida State Ranked No. 1 in Latest BCS Standings

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The BCS standings received quite a shakeup after an exciting weekend of play.
No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Ohio State have taken the top two spots in the standings with just one week remaining before the …

Auburn Shocks No. 1 Alabama 34-28 To Win The Iron Bowl

Auburn Shocks No. 1 Alabama 34-28 To Win The Iron Bowl

American Football Field Yard Lines/ iStockPhoto/ThinkStock(AUBURN, ALA.) –  Auburn’s wild season got even more exciting on Saturday when Chris Davis returned a missed field-goal attempt 109 yards for a touchdown on the final play to give the four…

Penn State Upsets No. 15 Wisconsin 31-24

Penn State Upsets No. 15 Wisconsin 31-24

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(MADISON, WI) –  Freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg threw for 339 yards and four touchdowns as Penn State topped No. 15 Wisconsin 31-24 at Camp Randall Stadium.
Hackenberg connected with Eugune Lewis on two of t…

No. 2 FSU Routs Florida 37-7

No. 2 FSU Routs Florida 37-7

Football Texture/iStockphoto (GAINESVILLE, FL) –  Jameis Winston threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns as No. 2 Florida State capped off an undefeated regular season with a 37-7 rout of Florida on Saturday.
The Seminoles (12-0, 8-0 ACC) are un…

Ohio State Edges Michigan 42-41 in Thriller

Ohio State Edges Michigan 42-41 in Thriller

Kirk Irwin/Getty Images(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) –  Michigan went for it all, and it proved to be costly.
Devin Gardner was intercepted by Tyvis Powell as the Wolverines (7-5, 3-5 Big Ten) went for a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 32 seconds remaining…

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