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On College Football: On National Signing Day, Football Recruits Discover a New Tactic: Patience

An early signing period in December has affected college football recruiting, giving the prospects who wait more leverage and helping the best programs.

A Sports Rodin Works in Bronze, and in Volume

Brian Hanlon is a prolific sculptor of sports-related statues, the guiding hand behind an assembly line that starts in a New Jersey chicken coop.

Remembering Keith Jackson: A Visit to Michigan With the Broadcaster

In 1998, when Jackson was making what turned out to be premature retirement plans, a Times reporter chronicled a game day with him in Ann Arbor.

How Tua Tagovailoa Stepped Up, Dropped Back, and Saved Alabama

Confident and capable, Tagovailoa arrived just in time to deliver Alabama’s latest national championship.

Recognize That Tune? It’s the Northern Accent of Georgia Football

Georgia’s unofficial fight song borrowed its melody from “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” which was a rallying cry for the North during the Civil War.

What Makes a Nick Saban Quarterback

Alabama has been the dominant team in college football for a decade, and yet the Crimson Tide have not produced an elite N.F.L. quarterback recently.

Carmen Cozza, Hall of Fame Football Coach at Yale, Dies at 87

In one stretch, Cozza’s Bulldogs won seven of eight Ivy League titles and in an unbeaten season played a memorable finale against Harvard.

On College Football: An Unrelenting Georgia Wears Down Oklahoma in a Clash of Styles

After climbing back from a deep first-half deficit, the Bulldogs had reason to be confident as they closed out a semifinal victory in double overtime.

Oklahoma’s Offense Is Packed With Mike Leach’s D.N.A.

Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley is a disciple of the man who revolutionized college football. He’s got plenty of company. Can his system win?

On College Football: Howard Schnellenberger’s Legacy Gets a Shine This Postseason

The man who built football programs at Miami, Louisville and Florida Atlantic is lapping it up this bowl season, even if he isn’t in the Hall of Fame.

What Makes James Madison’s Coach Nervous? Almost Every Play

An interview with Mike Houston, who has led the Dukes back to the Football Championship Subdivision final. They will face North Dakota State, which won five titles from 2011 to 2015.

Dabo Swinney Creates the Un-Alabama at Clemson

Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney played for Alabama and now plays against them for the third straight playoff. His strategy? Be the opposite of Nick Saban.

National Signing Day: Clemson Lands QB Trevor Lawrence

Wednesday is the first day of the national signing period, a new event in the crowded college football calendar.

Tommy Nobis, Star Linebacker and the First Falcon, Dies at 74

Nobis, the Atlanta expansion team’s No. 1 pick, had a stellar career playing for a losing franchise. He was cognitively impaired in later years.

Army 14, Navy 13: Kick Is Wide, and Army Beats Navy in the Snow

Army won its first Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy since 1996 on Saturday when Navy missed a field-goal attempt on the game’s final play.

Ron Meyer, Who Coached S.M.U. to a Football Title, Dies at 76

Under Meyer, the Mustangs reigned in 1981 but were soon stained by a recruiting scandal. He later coached the Patriots and Colts in the N.F.L.

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