Clemson's Deshaun Watson making case in Heisman race

CLEMSON, S.C. - In the year of the running back, Clemson's Deshaun Watson is making a late push to...serious Heisman contender. The sophomore is chasing star running backs such as Alabama's Derrick Henry, Louisiana State's...

Georgia trying to fix red-zone offense

...down there."Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer called a pitch on second down to Sony Michel that the running back fumbled but recovered for no gain.On third-and-1, Georgia went shotgun and Michel again was stopped for no gain...

NFL to beef up stadium security in wake of Paris attacks

...can remain in the wild-card race if they can make corrections on offense.Wide receiver Julio Jones and breakout running back Devonta Freeman are putting up big numbers, but too often the offense has stalled in the red zone.The latest example...

Andrew Luck expected to miss at least a month

...optimistic that the second-year starter will be back in the lineup Sunday. Packers: Have tabbed James Starks as their top running back, replacing the slumping Eddie Lacy.Coach Mike McCarthy said before practice on Wednesday that Starks is the team's...

Bears knock off Chargers

...receiver Stedman Bailey has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. PATRIOTS: Placed running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington...

Colts' Andrew Luck to miss two to six weeks

...defense isn't so deep. Suspended: Running back Joseph Randle was suspended four...begins immediately. 49ers: Signed running back Travaris Cadet on Tuesday and released running back Pierre Thomas, who played sparingly...

Aquinas outlasts Stratford to take Region 7-A title

...racked up 537 yards of total offense, including 28 first downs. Nearly 400 of those yards came on the ground, where running back D'Angelo Durham teamed with Samford commitment Liam Welch to take control of things with a hard-to-stop ground...

Aquinas continues to roll on the road

...from last year's defeat to its main rial. "The Hephzibah loss last year really taught us a lesson," Butler senior running back Devon Robinson said. "You've got out to finish strong. That really hurt us last year."

Mississippi State, high school mourn deaths of father, son

...athletes of color on the team was tweeted out Saturday by several members of the football team, including starting running back Russell Hanbrough.Jonathan Butler has not eaten since Monday and met with Missouri President Tim Wolfe on Friday to...

Turnovers are slowing down Falcons in past four games

...trying to beat double teams in coverage. Putting two defenders on Jones has given more chances in the passing game for running back Devonta Freeman and tight end Jacob Tamme, who have combined for over 700 yards receiving and two touchdowns on 72 catches...