• Panel approves Coastal Carolina stadium expansion

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state panel has approved expansion of Coastal Carolina’s football stadium over the objection of Gov. Nikki Haley.

  • Georgetown College tries to move on after player’s death

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Georgetown College coach Bill Cronin knows each of his players will grieve Colson Machlitt in his own way.

  • In this Nov. 7, 2015, file photo, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after their 23-17 win over Florida State in an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25. Clemson is No. 2. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)

    Clemson football coach made impermissible FaceTime call

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s athletic department reported 15 violations to the NCAA in the past year, including three by the defending Atlantic Coast Conference football champions.

  • The California Golden Bears' head coach Sonny Dykes, right, and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors' head coach Nick Rolovic, left, accept gifts of surfboards from New South Wales state Minister for Trade and Tourism, Stuart Ayres, in Sydney, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, ahead of their opening college football game of the season in Sydney on Saturday. The game, with Cal designated as the home team, will be the first college football game played in Sydney and the first significant American football game played in Australia since 1999. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

    SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.

  • In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, Utah's Cory Butler-Byrd celebrates after scoring against California during an NCAA college football game in Salt Lake City. Suspended Utah receiver Butler-Byrd has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief after authorities say he damaged a university police patrol car and building last month. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Butler-Byrd's guilty plea is part of a deal with prosecutors that allows the senior to have his record cleared if he has no additional criminal charges in the next year, undergoes mental health counseling and pays about $1,700 in restitution. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

    Utah partially reinstates Butler-Byrd after guilty plea

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has partially reinstated suspended receiver Cory Butler-Byrd a day after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for damaging a police car and building last month.

  • This photo released by the St. Joseph County Jail shows Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler. Butler was jailed Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016,  after a police officer said the player punched and slammed him to the ground outside a bar, Officers had to use a stun gun to subdue Butler in the altercation outside the Linebacker Lounge in South Bend, according to a probable cause affidavit. ( St. Joseph County Jail  via AP)

    Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Notre Dame cornerback taken into custody after allegedly punching a police officer and slamming the officer to the ground has been formally charged with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official.

  • Taysom Hill named BYU’s starting QB

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Taysom Hill will begin his final year at BYU as the Cougars’ starting quarterback.

  • Roullier and Rush center Wyoming’s new-look offensive line

    LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — One’s a senior whose name can be found on both the Mountain West preseason all-conference team and the Outland Trophy watch list.

  • FILE -- In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Middle Tennessee quarterback Brent Stockstill drops back to pass during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The father-son combination of Stockstill and head coach Rick Stockstill give the Blue Raiders plenty of reason for optimism. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

    Coach’s son erases Middle Tennessee’s issues at quarterback

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — College coaches are busy enough that being with family can be challenging. Now football is giving Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill the opportunity to spend some quality time with his son, his starting quarterback.

  • In this Dec. 29, 2014, file photo, Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown going through drills during practice at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The departure of the Ohio State’s 3 best receivers makes for a jumbled depth chart as the Buckeyes prepare for the 2016 season. There is lots of talent and potential, definitely _ this is Ohio State, after all _ but not a lot of guys who have highlight videos yet. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

    Inexperienced WRs trying to make an impact with Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Ohio State receivers Michael Thomas, Jalin Marshall and Braxton Miller departed for the NFL, they took with them 80 percent of the team’s passing-game production from last season.