• ‘Team of adversity:’ Injury-riddled Wofford finds way to win

    In this Sept. 10, 2016, file photo, Wofford head coach Mike Ayers looks up at the score board in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. Sometimes Wofford coach Mike Ayers can’t fathom what his team has accomplished, given the adversity the Terriers have faced all season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sometimes Wofford coach Mike Ayers can’t fathom what his team has accomplished, given the adversity the Terriers have faced all season.

  • Watson’s trip to Heisman Trophy stage bumpier than 2015

    In a Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) looks to pass during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football gam against Virginia Tech, in Orlando, Fla. Watson acknowledges things have not been as free and easy at returning to the Heisman Trophy stage as it was getting there a year ago, when he finished third in the balloting. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — He doesn’t flash that easygoing smile as frequently. His play gets scrutinized and picked apart more, because many of the folks who gushed about Deshaun Watson’s game a season ago now focus on the overthrows and critical interceptions.