When Nick Saban tells ESPN that Deshaun Watson is the best college football player since Cam Newton and the Tigers should be the favorites to win the national title, who are we to disagree? The Tigers, who fell five points shy of Alabama in the national title game last year, have the ability on offense to run the regular-season table again.
Beckham Prescott, who has a rare disorder that affects the central nervous system, wanted some football players at his 4th birthday party. That’s when Corbin McCarthy entered Beckham’s life, soon followed by Ben Humphreys.
Sirk aggravated the left Achilles tendon injury he suffered in February. But backup quarterback Daniel Jones, a redshirt freshman, has quickly moved up the depth chart in fall camp and could start the Sept. 3 opener.
Middle Creek, No. 1 in The News & Observer area high school football rankings, overcame a wobbly first half to power past defending N.C. High School Athletic Association 3AA state champion Rocky Mount 37-25 on the road Friday night.
Sanderson senior linebacker Jesse Williams broke free to block a third-quarter Fuquay-Varina punt and Max Webster scored on the recovery from 24 yards out to lift the 25th-ranked Spartans to a 7-0 road upset.
Clayton wide receiver Devin Carter talks about his huge night including his 67-yard touchdown reception in the 4th quarter, which paved the way for a Comets victory. Carter had 15 catches for 211 yards and three touchdowns.
Clayton's Devin Carter has big night for Comets
Garner's Djimon Harris talks win over Cleveland
Duke redshirt freshman quarterback impresses during fall camp
Duke football players become "big brothers" to boy in hospital