Florida freshman Russell has career-ending heart condition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida freshman defensive back Randy Russell, one of the state’s top recruits, says he has a heart condition that will end his football career.

Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its 11th college football national championship

ATLANTA (AP) Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its 11th college football national championship.

STATS FCS Top 25: Once again, North Dakota State is No. 1

(STATS) – When people break down North Dakota State, it’s easy to focus on the gaudy win totals, all the rushing yards and the great defensive statistics.

High-tech Atlanta stadium a hit with fans after early woes

ATLANTA (AP) Mercedes-Benz Stadium is about to be on perhaps its largest national stage – Monday night’s College Football Playoff title game – and fans say Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion facility is living up to the hype despite a series of construction setbacks that delayed its opening.

Saban, complacency-proof Alabama faces Georgia for title

ATLANTA (AP) Nick Saban’s greatest rival, his most persistent foe, is human nature. So far, Saban is winning that matchup.