Fields leads No. 4 Ohio State past Northwestern 52-3
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eyeing a playoff spot and a shot at the national championship, No. 4 Ohio State sure is locked in at the moment.
Justin Fields threw for four touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins...
No. 4 Ohio State looks to stay unbeaten against Northwestern
No. 4 Ohio State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) at Northwestern (1-4, 0-3), Friday at 8:30 p.m. EDT (BTN).
Pick Six: College football’s best moments at halfway point
The Southeastern Conference's West Division has the top two teams in the country in Alabama and LSU, defending national champion Clemson is right behind them and a host of others are lurking at...
Day impressed with toughness of Buckeyes at halfway point
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At the halfway point of the season, coach Ryan Day isn't assessing the performance of his Ohio State team purely by statistics, which, by the way, are pretty good across the...
Fields, Dobbins lead No. 4 Ohio St over No. 25 Michigan St
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields looked less like Superman and more like a mere mortal at times against No. 25 Michigan State on Saturday night. But that was bound to happen to the Ohio State...
Can No. 25 Michigan State slow down fourth-ranked Buckeyes?
No. 25 Michigan State (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) at No. 4 Ohio State (5-0, 2-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
No. 5 Ohio St. throttles Huskers 48-7 behind Fields, defense
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ohio State was supposed to get its first big test of the season at Nebraska. It hardly turned out that way.
Justin Fields threw for three touchdowns and ran for another,...
Justin Fields, No. 5 Buckeyes facing big test at Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Justin Fields has been sensational in four games. Now it's time to see what he can do in a hostile environment.
Fields leads fifth-ranked Ohio State into its toughest...
No. 5 Buckeyes will visit Nebraska looking to keep rolling
No. 5 Ohio State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) at Nebraska (3-1, 1-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Fields shines as No. 6 Ohio State trounces Miami (Ohio) 76-5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day says he's still trying to determine just how good the Buckeyes are after a fourth straight blowout win.
Ohio State picking up steam on the way to Big Ten slate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy.
Dobbins, Fields help No. 6 Ohio St. knock out Indiana 51-10
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins keep finding holes in opposing defenses.
Their ability to take advantage of them quickly is turning Ohio State's dynamic duo into an...
No. 6 Buckeyes pose big challenge for unbeaten Hoosiers
No. 6 Ohio State (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) at Indiana (2-0, 0-0), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX).
Fields, No. 5 Ohio State bury Cincinnati 42-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hopes for a shocking upset that Luke Fickell and Cincinnati carried with them up Interstate 71 didn't take long to dissipate into the late summer air at Ohio Stadium on...
Rolling Cincy will try to knock off No. 5 Ohio State
Cincinnati (1-0) at No. 5 Ohio State (1-0), Saturday at noon EDT (ABC).
New Ohio State QB readies for bigger challenge against Cincy
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields accounted for five touchdowns in his debut as Ohio State's starting quarterback, but his coach's favorite play was when the sophomore scrambled out of the...
Fields’ Day: New QB helps Ohio State roll over FAU 45-21
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields made some mistakes that quarterbacks make when they haven't played much. The much-ballyhooed Georgia transfer also showed flashes of how good he might be and...
Florida Atlantic will try to keep up with new-look Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Usually there is not a lot of drama in Ohio State's opening game against an outmanned opponent. But with a new head coach, a new starting quarterback and new defensive...
With new coach and QB, No. 5 Ohio State hosts FAU in opener
Florida Atlantic (5-7 last season) at No. 5 Ohio State (13-1), on Saturday at noon ET (Fox).
No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State’s starting QB
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day on Monday made official what most people figured was a foregone conclusion: Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the...
Unproven Ohio State quarterback ready for hype, expectations
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields knows all about heat. He grew up in Georgia.
But the pressure cooker in which the celebrated prep quarterback now finds himself is about to get turned...
Transfer, play right away? Don’t bank on it, NCAA cases show
A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away.
7 Big Ten teams will extend QB competitions into preseason
The week started with nine of the 14 Big Ten teams coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. The number was down to seven by Friday.
QB Baldwin signals intent to transfer from Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matthew Baldwin, the Ohio State quarterback who was expected to back up the highly touted Justin Fields this fall, said he intends to transfer.
Is there really a quarterback competition at Ohio State?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New coach Ryan Day is doing his best to convince everyone there's a quarterback competition at Ohio State.
He contends redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin, who spent last...
Huskers’ Martinez eyes encore to fantastic freshman campaign
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Adrian Martinez pulled off an incredible feat in his first season at Nebraska, something few who came before him had done at a place where football is a year-round...
AP Top 25 Podcast: Big Ten talk and surprise team encores
Ohio State is ready to unveil new quarterback Justin Fields at the Buckeyes' spring game.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bill Bender of the Sporting News joins AP's Ralph...
Georgia QB Fromm likes learning new tweaks to offense
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's offensive coordinator, top three wide receivers and a 1,000-yard rusher have all departed since the end of the 2018 season.
Justin Fields gets waiver to play immediately for Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields has been granted a waiver that will allow him to play immediately for Ohio State after transferring from Georgia.
The former five-star recruit transferred to the Buckeyes after he got stuck behind Jake Fromm on Georgia's depth chart.
Revamped NCAA waiver policy helps transfers play right away
Last year, a high-profile overhaul of NCAA transfer rules stopped short of creating free agency in college sports.
A much quieter change, however, helped quarterback Shea Patterson play for Michigan and will determine whether Justin Fields is eligible this fall at Ohio State. The modification to the waiver process can be seen as something of a compromise that has cleared the way for more athletes to switch schools and play right away.
QB Tate Martell says he is leaving Ohio State for Miami
Quarterback Tate Martell says he is transferring from Ohio State to Miami.
Martell announced on Twitter early Wednesday: "I'm a Hurricane."
Martell had entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal last week and was free to be approached by schools about a potential move.
Georgia kicker Blankenship to return for senior season
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship says he'll be returning to the Bulldogs for his senior season.
The specialist known for his thick glasses announced his decision on Twitter. He wrote, "I'm going to keep this short and sweet. Dawg Nation, I'M NOT GOING ANYWHERE."
QB Fields confirms transfer to Ohio State from Georgia
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields confirmed Friday night he is transferring to Ohio State following one season as Georgia's backup.
Fields' much-anticipated announcement gives new Ohio State coach Ryan Day a sublimely talented dual-threat passer to run his offense if Dwayne Haskins Jr. makes an expected jump to the NFL.
Georgia signs QB Mathis as Fields considers transfer
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Quarterback Dwan Mathis signed with Georgia on Wednesday after giving a verbal commitment to Ohio State, giving the Bulldogs crucial depth at the position as Justin Fields contemplates a possible transfer.
Power Transfer: Why Georgia QB Fields could make big move?
Georgia quarterback Justin Fields is on the transfer market, a move that could have a huge impact on and off the field.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, USA Today's Dan Wolken join AP's Ralph Russo to discuss why Fields is looking to move on and why the freshman might have a good chance to receive a waiver to play immediately for another team.
AP source: Georgia’s Fields listed in NCAA transfer database
Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields was listed Tuesday night in the NCAA's transfer database among the players who have notified their school of their intention to leave, a person with access to database told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NCAA's so-called transfer portal is not public. The person also provided a screenshot to the AP showing Fields listed in the database, with an NCAA identification number and a date initiated of Dec. 18, 2018.
AP source: Georgia freshman QB Fields plans to transfer
Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields has informed Bulldogs coaches he plans to transfer, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday night.
Georgia offense bracing for biggest test from Crimson Tide
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's offense is peaking just in time for its ultimate stress test against Alabama.
The No. 4 Bulldogs (11-1, No. 4 CFP) scored a combined 111 points in their final two regular-season wins over UMass and Georgia Tech. Georgia stacked an impressive string of eight consecutive quarters without a punt over its final three games.
Defense may be hard to find in Georgia Tech-Georgia shootout
ATLANTA (AP) — Defense may be in short supply when No. 5 Georgia, coming off its second-most total yards in school history, plays Georgia Tech, which has its triple-option offense on a roll.
Neither coach seems to think it'll be possible to slow down the other team in Saturday's state rivalry game.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson shook his head when reviewing the Bulldogs' 701 total yards in their 66-27 win over UMass last week.
Freshmen Fields, Cook power No. 5 Georgia past UMass, 66-27
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's playmakers feasted as if lined up at an all-you-can-eat buffet.
No worries. There was plenty of offense for everyone.
Freshman Justin Fields threw two scoring passes and ran for another touchdown, Tyler Simmons had rushing and receiving scores, and No. 5 Georgia protected its playoff hopes by overwhelming UMass 66-27 on Saturday in one of the biggest offensive games in school history.
Fromm throws 3 TDs, No. 7 Georgia beats No. 9 Florida 36-17
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jeremiah Holloman, Terry Godwin and Mecole Hardman were among the first wave of Georgia players to jump into the stands.
They screamed, danced and posed for pictures, frolicking in the aftermath of a second straight victory against rival Florida in the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party."
Their Jacksonville leap was a huge turnaround after their Baton Rouge flop.
Fromm throws 3 TD passes, No. 2 Georgia drops Vandy 41-13
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — For the first time this season, Georgia found itself trailing in a game.
It wasn't much of a crisis. The deficit lasted only 15 seconds.
Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes, including a 75-yarder to Terry Godwin, and No. 2 Georgia beat Vanderbilt 41-13 on Saturday night to gain momentum for a crucial stretch of four Southeastern Conference games.
Georgia dismisses baseball player amid alleged racist taunts
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia first baseman Adam Sasser has been dismissed from the baseball team amid allegations he shouted racist remarks at Bulldogs quarterback Justin Fields in Saturday's Tennessee-Georgia football game.
QB Fields sees bigger role as No. 2 Georgia seeks ‘identity’
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Five games into the season, No. 2 Georgia is averaging more than 40 points per game — and is still looking to find its stride offensively.
"I think right now we're still trying to find our identity on the offensive side of the ball," left tackle Andrew Thomas said Monday.
QB Fields runs for 2 TDs, No. 2 Georgia tops Vols, 38-12
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — There wasn't much offensive flair in what Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm described as a "ground and pound" game against Tennessee.
There was, however, a new mix at quarterback and that may have been the most notable action in No. 2 Georgia's 38-12 victory over the Vols on Saturday.
‘No plan’ on how No. 3 Georgia will use QBs vs. SCarolina
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm is Georgia's starting quarterback.
That's not up for debate.
Not yet, anyway.
The real question at the moment: How much playing time, if any, does that leave for touted freshman Justin Fields?
It looks like that will be a week-to-week discussion.
Fromm throws 2 TD passes as No. 3 Georgia routs Austin Peay
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A lopsided victory over FCS opponent Austin Peay wasn't enough to convince Georgia coach Kirby Smart his team is ready to defend its Southeastern Conference championship.
Next week's visit to SEC rival South Carolina will teach Smart much more about his Bulldogs.
Jake Fromm threw two scoring passes while sharing time with freshman Justin Fields and No. 3 Georgia showed off some new firepower in rolling past Austin Peay 45-0 on Saturday.
No. 3 Georgia’s opener could reveal plan for freshman Fields
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's opening game against Austin Peay could reveal much about coach Kirby Smart's plan for freshman quarterback Justin Fields.
QB Fromm looks to keep job, lead Dogs to another title run
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kirby Smart has recruited himself into yet another quarterback competition at Georgia.
For the third straight year, a highly regarded freshman is pushing the returning starter. Justin Fields, equipped to disrupt defenses as a runner and passer, was the big name of Smart's top-rated 2018 recruiting class .