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Recent articles by Paul:

How USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll could look after Week 8 with two more top-10 upsets

There were two more top-10 upsets in college football's Week 8, and monster matchups between the SEC and Big Ten promise more poll shakeups in future. → Read More

Handing out midseason awards for 2021 college football season

An eventful college football season has completed Week 7, which means its time to start handing out first-half awards for players, coaches and teams. → Read More

Ed Orgeron, LSU football parting ways; coach will be owed buyout of nearly $17.8 million

Promoted from interim coach early in the 2016 season, Ed Orgeron has gone 49-17 at LSU, with one SEC championship and one historic national title. → Read More

TCU-SMU kerfuffle over plant-the-flag scuffle escalates

TCU coach Gary Patterson has blamed members of the SMU traveling party for Saturday's incident, during which an assistant coach suffered a concussion. → Read More

USC coaching search will include the biggest names and best teams in college football playoff chase

The USC opening will be the thread that links together the biggest coaches and best teams in the chase for the College Football Playoff. → Read More

Winners and losers from Week 2 in college football: Oregon, Iowa and South Carolina earn praise

Even with wins on the field, Notre Dame and Texas A&M find themselves on the losing end after a wild Week 2 that saw several unexpectedly close games. → Read More

College football Week 1 QB rankings: Alabama's Bryce Young tops list, while Matt Corral has breakout performance

Alabama's Bryce Young leads three SEC quarterbacks among the top 10 in the nation after college football's Week 1. → Read More

Big 12 Conference selects four new schools to join league: BYU, Houston, Central Florida and Cincinnati

While BYU has national appeal, the three additions from the American Conference would push the Big 12 into large markets in Ohio and Florida. → Read More

Preseason power rankings: Big 12 touts big three at the top in Oklahoma, Iowa State and Oklahoma State

Oklahoma's defense finally could match their offensive talent with Spencer Rattler back under center. The Sooners top the Big 12 power rankings. → Read More

College football power rankings: Big Ten chock full of talent, but will anyone beat Ohio State?

To get back into this year's College Football Playoff championship game, OSU will have to get past Oregon, Penn State and the West division winner. → Read More

SEC votes to admit Texas and Oklahoma, expand to 16 teams

The focus for the SEC now shifts to how quickly — and at what financial cost — the conference can add Texas and Oklahoma. The goal is July 1, 2025. → Read More

Big 12 sends ESPN cease and desist letter as commissioner says network wants to 'destabilize' conference

The Big 12 Conference has sent ESPN a letter demanding the network refrain from communicating with its current membership or with other FBS leagues. → Read More

Texas, Oklahoma leaving Big 12 Conference as college football shake-up begins

The schools did not specify which conference they intend to join, but all signs point to the Southeastern, which would swell to 16 teams. → Read More

Report: Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, 'Coach K,' will retire after upcoming season

Mike Krzyzewski, 74, is the winningest coach in college basketball history with 1,170 victories, with all but 73 coming with the Duke Blue Devils. → Read More

Opinion: Colt Brennan left mark on college football landscape and NCAA record books with prolific passing game

Colt Brennan, the former University of Hawaii quarterback, was well ahead of his time. He entranced a national audience before age of social media. → Read More

NCAA president Mark Emmert will meet with college basketball players behind #NotNCAAProperty

The hashtag #NotNCAAProperty has exploded on social media. College basketball players want to talk about inequality between tournaments, NIL issues. → Read More

Expect the unexpected as most unpredictable NCAA Tournament opens against backdrop of pandemic

The NCAA has several COVID-19 protocols in hopes of preventing issues. This unique plan will be the backdrop for most unpredictable tournament ever. → Read More

March Madness 2021: NCAA Tournament bracket analysis, team capsules for Midwest Region

USA TODAY Sports breaks down the Midwest Region bracket in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, with team-by-team capsule previews. → Read More

NCAA Tournament will look different this year. Will fans still watch?

With March Madness looming, there's the potential for an NCAA Tournament bracket lacking some of the biggest names in the history of the sport. → Read More

NBA TV will televise two HBCU basketball games in honor of Black History Month

NBA TV will broadcast its first college games Monday when Jackson State and Grambling State face off in men's and women's basketball Monday. → Read More