Update: top player Murray adds O’Brien; Tua wins Camp

Football 12/06/18, 19:20

The Latest on college football awards Thursday night (all times local):7:15 p.m.AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback as ESPN's College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started it was announced that Alabama quarterback Tua ...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the Player of the Year

Football 12/06/18, 12:01

Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998.Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in voting by 56 AP college football poll voters who submitted player of the ...

Tagovailoa, Allen win coaches SEC player of year awards

Football 12/05/18, 15:29

Southeastern Conference coaches have named Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen as offensive and defensive players of the year.Kentucky's Mark Stoops is the SEC coach of the year in voting by league coaches announced on Wednesday.Texas A&M's Braden Mann is the pick as top special teams player ...

Player of the Year finalists: Murray, Tagovailoa, Haskins

Football 12/05/18, 11:20

Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year.The winner will be announced Thursday. The finalists are the same as those for the Heisman Trophy, which will be presented Saturday.Murray ...

Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins

Football 12/03/18, 19:02

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins are the Heisman Trophy finalists, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years.Tagovailoa has been the favorite for most of the season, but Murray and Haskins both finished strong. Unlike most ...

Tagovailoa produces everything but singular Heisman moment

Football 12/03/18, 15:43

Tua Tagovailoa hasn't produced a so-called Heisman moment this season.He didn't have one in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Hurt and not quite himself, the Alabama quarterback was sidelined for the climactic final minutes of the top-ranked Crimson Tide's comeback, 35-28 win Saturday over No. 6 Georgia in Atlanta.So Tagovailoa, ...

Hurts rallies No. 1 Alabama to 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia

Football 12/01/18, 19:58

In a dramatic twist on last season's national championship game, Jalen Hurts came off the bench to pass for one touchdown and run for another in the fourth quarter, rallying No. 1 Alabama to a 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday.Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts ...

Column: What happens if No. 1 Alabama loses to Georgia?

Sports 11/30/18, 18:40

If Alabama wins the Southeastern Conference championship game, there's little suspense.Nick Saban's dynasty — probably the greatest in college football history — heads back to the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 seed and an overwhelming favorite for its sixth national title in the past decade.But what happens if ...

Smart, Georgia facing Bama’s ‘elite group of skill players’

Football 11/29/18, 12:54

Kirby Smart's Alabama defenses routinely squared off in practice against Heisman Trophy-winning running backs and NFL-bound wide receivers.Still, the Georgia coach never saw a collection of offensive weapons during his days as the top-ranked Crimson Tide's defensive coordinator like he'll see Saturday when the teams meet in the Southeastern Conference ...

No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 Georgia return to scene of thriller

Football 11/25/18, 18:55

Hello again, Georgia and Alabama.For the second time in less than 11 months, the two Southeastern Conference powers are set to meet at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a championship on the line in a mentor-versus-protege coaching showdown. Tua Tagovailoa's back, too, this time as anything but an understudy.Kirby Smart's fourth-ranked ...

Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race away from Auburn, 52-21

Football 11/24/18, 19:12

Tua Tagovailoa threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 52-21 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.Tagovailoa and the Crimson Tide (12-0, 8-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) took over with an explosive third quarter, when the Heisman Trophy contender threw three ...

Auburn defenders bracing for Tagovailoa and ‘Bama offense

Football 11/22/18, 11:40

Deshaun Davis can't believe some of what he's seeing out of this Tua Tagovailoa-led Alabama offense.The Auburn linebacker and defensive leader's film sessions, which started shortly after last Saturday night's game, illustrate both the challenge of facing Tagovailoa and the top-ranked Crimson Tide's stylistic transformation.Auburn's defense is facing anything but ...

Tied at half, No. 1 Alabama romps past The Citadel 50-17

Football 11/17/18, 15:20

Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns but No. 1 Alabama struggled for 30-plus minutes before putting away The Citadel in a 50-17 victory on Saturday.The Crimson Tide (11-0), which had coasted against Southeastern Conference opponents, went into halftime tied 10-10 with the FCS Bulldogs (4-6).It wasn't until ...

No. 1 Alabama still running _ just not as dominant doing it

Football 11/15/18, 12:55

Alabama's offense can still try to play the neighborhood bully at times, just not quite so effectively as in recent seasons.Tua Tagovailoa and the top-ranked Crimson Tide's offense were not as high-flying as they had been when they ran up against two of the Southeastern Conference's top defenses. But 'Bama ...

Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Football 11/10/18, 21:23

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's shutout of No. 18 Mississippi State . And a chronically cranky knee again kept him from finishing the game. After tearing through the first two months of the season with what ...

Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0

Football 11/10/18, 19:59

Josh Jacobs ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass and No. 1 Alabama had its second straight shutout in a 24-0 victory over No. 18 Mississippi State on Saturday.With quarterback Tua Tagovailoa still battling a gimpy right knee, the Crimson Tide (10-0, 7-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) ...

Georgia tries to improve playoff hopes with win vs. Auburn

Football 11/08/18, 05:05

Here are some things to watch during Week 11 of the Southeastern Conference football season:GAME OF THE WEEKAuburn (No. 24 College Football Playoff) at No. 5 Georgia (No. 5 CFP): This rematch of last year's SEC championship game is important to Georgia's playoff hopes. If Georgia falls to Auburn for ...

Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama roll past No. 4 LSU, 29-0

Football 11/03/18, 23:30

Tua Tagovailoa threw two touchdown passes and ran 44 yards for a score in his toughest test this season, Alabama's defense stifled No. 4 LSU, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide remained unbeaten with a 29-0 victory Saturday night.Tagovailoa took the field wearing a brace on right knee, threw his first ...

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