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Recent articles by Paul:

Start of SEC kickoff brings boost to college football season

This is Week 4 of the college football season, but the start of the SEC schedule provides a true kickoff to a campaign that has been bumpy so far. → Read More

Still waiting to start its season, LSU falls out of top 10 in latest NCAA Re-Rank 1-76

Before its first game, LSU is down four spots to No. 11 in the latest USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank after two of the Tigers' biggest stars opted out. → Read More

Top 10 Heisman Trophy contenders for the college football season

With so many major names no longer playing this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Heisman conversation centers on one quarterback. → Read More

Penn State doctor says 30-35% of Big Ten athletes positive for COVID-19 had myocarditis symptoms

Penn State doctor said roughly one-third of Big Ten athletes who contracted COVID-19 showed symptoms of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart. → Read More

On the 1-yard line? How and when Big Ten football could realistically return

If the White House can sway the Big Ten to aggressively pursue a season that begins this fall, how and when can the conference get back on the field? → Read More

ACC preview: Two teams is College Football Playoff is realistic possibility

With the field trimmed by the Big Ten's decision to not play, the ACC stands a good chance of getting two teams in the College Football Playoff → Read More

FCS powers will meet Saturday in first college football game of COVID-19 era

The wait is over for college football fans. The first game of the 2020 season matches Austin Peay and Central Arkansas on Saturday night. → Read More

College football players find voice with social justice demonstrations

Like pro athletes, college football players have used social media platforms and public events to protest against racism and social injustice. → Read More

Podcast: Former Georgia, Miami coach Mark Richt discusses risks of playing college football during a pandemic

The latest episode of the Inside the Amway Coaches Poll podcast discusses the Big Ten and brings on former Georgia and Miami head coach Mark Richt. → Read More

USA TODAY Sports college football preseason All-America team for 2020

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields are the biggest stars on USA TODAY Sports' preseason All-America teams. → Read More

College Football Playoff committee pushes back dates for weekly rankings and final selections

The College Football Playoff will issue its first rankings on Tuesday, Nov. 17, and the final rankings on Sunday, Dec. 20, the playoff announced. → Read More

Clemson, Alabama lead way in preseason NCAA Re-Rank 1-76

Clemson, Alabama and Georgia lead the USA TODAY Sports preseason college football rankings of all 76 teams set to play in 2020. → Read More

Ranking all the games on Week 1 of the SEC football schedule

The Southeastern Conference announced its Week 1 football schedule for the 2020 season Monday. A look at the best games set for Sept. 26. → Read More

Can the College Football Playoff go forward without Big Ten and Pac-12?

By opting to step back from this season, the Big Ten and Pac-12 have raised doubts over whether this season can end with the College Football Playoff. → Read More

Spring college football becomes focus for some conferences, but could it work?

With fall college football canceled in the Big Ten and Pac-12, a push to play in the spring has lead to alternatives solutions → Read More

Pac-12 announces it will not play college football this fall

Following in the footsteps of the Big Ten, the Pac-12 became the second Power Five conference to announce it would not play football this fall. → Read More

Now that Big Ten won't play football in fall, will other Power Five conferences follow?

The fallout of the Big Ten deciding to end college football in the fall will likely have a residual impact on the rest of the sport. → Read More

Big Ten will not play college football in fall

The Big Ten will not play college football this fall due to coronavirus concerns, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed. → Read More

Big Ten coaches push to delay decision on football in fall illustrates league's lack of unity

The push by college football coaches in the Big Ten to delay cancellation of the season illustrated the lack of cohesion among the league's leaders. → Read More

Updates on college football season: What will the Big Ten, SEC and Power Five leagues do?

There's uncertainty about the future of the college football season with the Big Ten possibly shutting down. Where things stand on key issues. → Read More