Cotton Bowl Game

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
December 29, 2018 - 9:13 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson beat No. 3 Notre Dame 30-3 on...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) looks to pass, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
December 29, 2018 - 8:41 pm
The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 11:40 p.m. Kyler Murray won't go away. Oklahoma's quarterback scored on an 8-yard keeper with 4:23 left, and the Sooners are within 11 points again at the Orange Bowl. It's Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34...
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Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney share a laugh after the NCAA Cotton Bowl football coaches' news conference in Dallas, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Notre Dame is scheduled to play Clemson in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff Saturday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
December 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The question was about sustaining high-level success in college football and Dabo Swinney's answer lasted 3 minutes, 40 seconds. Brevity is not the Clemson coach's strong suit. Swinney talked about how people make the program, continuity leads to consistency, and how it can't just be...
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Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence, left, and defensive end Clelin Ferrell talk as honorary captain Layton Horner, center, stands by during a hospital visit at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Clemson will play against Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
December 27, 2018 - 5:03 pm
The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending...
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The First Responder Bowl between Boston College and Boise State was canceled due to weather and was designated a no contest after multiple lighting delays Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
December 26, 2018 - 4:53 pm
DALLAS (AP) — No. 23 Boise State's first appearance at historic Cotton Bowl Stadium turned into what is believed to be the first bowl game called off because of weather. The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl between the Broncos and Boston College was canceled because of the threat of severe weather...
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File- This Sept. 8, 2018, file photo shows Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush looking to pass against Ball State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Wimbush is practicing with Notre Dame to be the No. 2 quarterback for the third-ranked Fighting Irish in the Cotton Bowl amid questions about his future with the team after the College Football Playoff. There have been several media reports indicating that Wimbush has notified Notre Dame that he intends to transfer. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
December 26, 2018 - 11:00 am
DALLAS (AP) — Brandon Wimbush is practicing with Notre Dame to be the No. 2 quarterback in the Cotton Bowl amid questions about the former starter's future with the third-ranked Fighting Irish after the College Football Playoff. Several media reports say Wimbush has notified Notre Dame that he...
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