AG's College Football Report

First & 20: Mayfield's antics won't hurt him -- much

First & 20: Mayfield's antics won't hurt him -- much

Anthony Gimino

November 19 The Oklahoma quarterback apologized after his offseason arrest in Arkansas. He apologized after planting an OU flag at midfield after the Sooners won at Ohio State early in the season. He apologized after a FULL STORY

First & 20: Auburn streaking toward CFP spot

First & 20: Auburn streaking toward CFP spot

Anthony Gimino

November 12 Auburn, sitting with two losses while quietly drafting off the college football rankings leaders, is ready to slingshot past the traffic and make a pedal-to-the-metal run to the finish line. FULL STORY

First & 20: 10 remain in College Football Playoff hunt

First & 20: 10 remain in College Football Playoff hunt

Anthony Gimino

November 06 A wacky Saturday of college football -- aren't they all? -- whacked four playoff contenders: Ohio State, Penn State, Oklahoma State and Virginia Tech. They all sink to the second tier under the weight of their second losses of the season. FULL STORY

First & 20: Arizona offers new Heisman candidate

First & 20: Arizona offers new Heisman candidate

Anthony Gimino

October 30 You might not have seen him yet. He is a sophomore. He has played extensively in only four games this season. He plays for Arizona, picked to finish last in the Pac-12 South. He usually plays late at night, East Coast time. FULL STORY

First & 20: Notre Dame makes statement with big win

First & 20: Notre Dame makes statement with big win

Anthony Gimino

October 23 Notre Dame was a wreck last season, Brian Kelly was on the coaching hot seat, and the Fighting Irish seemed joyless after this season's Week 2 home loss to Georgia. FULL STORY

First & 20: Pac-12 hurting itself

First & 20: Pac-12 hurting itself

Anthony Gimino

October 16 Every league is a slave to television and its capricious kickoff times and the need for broadcast windows outside of those on Saturday. We get that. That's the new normal. But the Pac-12 -- twice this season -- has put one of its best teams in peril by scheduling FULL STORY

First & 20: Lone Star State rises again

First & 20: Lone Star State rises again

Anthony Gimino

October 08 Well, ahem, TCU already upset the Cowboys in Stillwater, and the Sooners broke a wagon wheel with Saturday's home loss to 30-point underdog Iowa State. FULL STORY

First & 20: Don't sleep on Wisconsin

First & 20: Don't sleep on Wisconsin

Anthony Gimino

October 01 Wisconsin is still just so Wisconsin. Great offensive line. Stop-me-if-you-can running game. Efficient passing attack. Stout defensive front seven. Perhaps you've seen this before. FULL STORY

First & 20: UGA's Fromm leads freshmen QB invasion

First & 20: UGA's Fromm leads freshmen QB invasion

Anthony Gimino

September 24 The weather has held back FSU’ eagerness to return to the field and get in the win column after losing the opener to top-ranked Alabama, but NC State won’t give a rip about that entering FULL STORY

First & 20: No more doubts about Clemson

First & 20: No more doubts about Clemson

Anthony Gimino

September 18 That's where the doubts about Clemson repeating as the national champion began. Bryant wasn't Deshaun Watson. Nobody was Deshaun Watson. FULL STORY