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Past articles by Pete:

Sources: QB Quinn Ewers transferring to Texas

His choice of the Longhorns is a positive development for head coach Steve Sarkisian, who struggled in his first year as coach in Austin. → Read More

Sources: Ohio State QB Quinn Ewers to enter transfer portal

Ewers is expected to consider Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech for his next school, sources told Yahoo Sports. → Read More

Here's how Bearcats star Ahmad 'Sauce' Gardner got that nickname and why his skills have caught NFL eyes

Sauce’s emergence as the best corner currently playing in college football and a projected first-round NFL draft pick is also indicative of an underappreciated part of Cincinnati’s rise → Read More

Takeaways: After crushing Clemson, star Pitt QB reflects on 'beauty in the struggle'

In a transient era, Pickett is the model for staying power. And it’s likely not a coincidence that many of the season’s biggest stories aren’t of the five-star instant variety. → Read More

Takeaways: What should Tennessee's punishment be for ugly scene in Knoxville?

It doesn't get much uglier than what happened in Knoxville on Saturday night. The question is what's going to be done about it. → Read More

With blue bloods looking mortal, is this the year for college football chaos?

Saturday offered a reminder of all the equalizers that this season offers. And while it wasn’t a day of chaos, the confluence of close games made the favorites look fallible. → Read More

With epic upset of Ohio State, Oregon announces itself as a contender

No. 12 Oregon ran right past No. 3 Ohio State on Saturday to put the rest of college football on notice — even without two defensive stars, this Ducks team is legit. → Read More

McKenzie Milton's family, supporters had best view of QB's miracle return – 'I was really happy for him, but I was scared'

“I was really happy for him, but I was scared,” said his mother Teresa Milton. “His surgeon, his physical therapist, everyone, his trainers, were all in the aisles right here crying. We missed the next play.” → Read More

Once dead, UAB’s football future sparkles as 'one of the greatest stories' sprouting in football obsessed Alabama

Less than a decade after the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football program disbanded and returned, the program is improbably positioning itself to elevate further into college football’s mainstream. → Read More

With College Football Playoff change looming, a 12-team model leads the way

While popular sentiment has the College Football Playoff expanding to an eight-team tournament, that isn't the focus of the sport's power brokers. → Read More

Gonzaga's nightmare title game shows difficulty in going undefeated

The NCAA tournament is determined by matchups, but Gonzaga wasn't up for this one. “Being undefeated or us having lost eight games, it wouldn't have mattered.” → Read More

Baylor flips script, disrupts perfection with amazing run to NCAA title

Baylor captured history by completely dismantling Gonzaga, both delivering and erasing history with a devastating blow. → Read More

Tennessee's embarrassing fall capped with inevitable failure of Jeremy Pruitt and Phil Fulmer

Perhaps the saddest part of everything that’s happened at Tennessee is that it was completely predictable, as it tried to microwave the school’s glory years by bringing back Fulmer. → Read More

Everything's bigger ... including the risks? Texas opts for $24 million gamble on future

Weeks after getting a vote of confidence from athletic director Chris Del Conte, Tom Herman has been fired at Texas. Who's up next? And who's to blame if it doesn't work out? → Read More

Will Ohio State get revenge on Clemson? Opposing coaches break down College Football Playoff semifinal

What can Ohio State do this year to pull the upset? We spoke to 10 coaches and scouts familiar with Ohio State and Clemson to see how the teams stack up this season. → Read More

Northwestern CB Greg Newsome declaring for NFL draft

Newsome projects as a top-100 prospect in the 2021 NFL draft, the type of lanky and physical corner that scouts covet. → Read More

Notre Dame or Texas A&M? College Football Playoff committee facing critical decision

The Irish's playoff inclusion is in jeopardy after a blowout loss to Clemson. Meanwhile, Texas A&M rolled against a weak opponent. Which team has the better argument to make the four-team field? → Read More

Sarah Fuller's football career comes to an end as Vanderbilt-Georgia is canceled due to COVID-19

Vanderbilt has been dealing with COVID-19 issues, and the game is the last one on its schedule. → Read More

Could Donald Trump's appearance at Army-Navy be his final sporting event as president?

While he's been roundly booed at most other sporting events during his time in office, President Trump has been welcomed with cheers at college football games. Was Saturday's game his last appearance in the sports realm while president? → Read More

Florida coach Dan Mullen tests positive for COVID-19 days after pleas for fans to 'Pack The Swamp'

Mullen’s positive test comes amid an outbreak of staff and players that’s amounted to more than 20 positive tests. Florida’s game against LSU scheduled for Saturday had already been postponed. → Read More