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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# College Football

This week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# College Football
2022 finalists UL to face DCU as Sigerson Cup semi-final draw made
UCC and TU Dublin will also go head-to-head, with a double-header in store in Carlow next week.
Last year
2022
# College Football
Sigerson Cup final to be shown live on TG4
NUI Galway take on UL next Wednesday evening.
All time
# punter
Kerry native Shanahan makes college football debut for Georgia Tech
David Shanahan played as a punter, kicking three times for an average of 52.7 yards.
# come on feel the illinois
'My Irish heritage is something I boast about' - the Dublin-born kicker chasing NFL dreams
James McCourt moved to Florida when he was eight and he’s enjoyed a remarkable season at the University of Illinois.
# Dublin bound
Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium
25,000 fans are expected to travel to Ireland for the game.
# Landmark
ESPN coming to Dublin to broadcast first-ever College GameDay from outside of America
‘We look forward to giving the great fans of Ireland and the thousands of Americans travelling to Dublin an unforgettable experience’, said an ESPN chief.
# Kick off
'The European headquarters of college football': A test of Ireland's credentials as sporting hosts
Padraic O’Kane of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic organising committee reckons the country is more than equipped to become a hub of the sport long into the future.
# College Football
Moloney's sensational late winner seals first O'Connor Cup title for DCU since 2011
DCU got the better of University of Limerick in a thrilling final at Abbotstown this afternoon.
# Aladrama
Alabama's National Championship hero won the game after nearly blowing their title hopes seconds before
It was an eventful night for Tua Tagovailoa.
# Cribs
This American university spent $55 million on a new football complex - the photos are absolutely outrageous
The 23,000-square foot weights room is only the start of it.
# comin atcha
This poor woman got a football straight to the face on live TV
She’s OK though!
# whoops
American football player completely forgets the rules, gifts opposition a touchdown
This is why you need to pay attention kids.
# College Football
Georgia Tech beat Boston College in a game that was far from a classic
It wasn’t always pretty in the Aviva.
# kickoff
Georgia Tech's 'triple-threat' the key to unlocking Boston College in Dublin
The two teams kick off their college football season in the Aviva tomorrow.
# Flag on the play
Deadline passes and Ireland's €56 million American football game is still unsanctioned
Though the organisers are confident it will be staged.
# Criticism
GAA accuses Department of Sport of making them 'look foolish' over American football game
A letter from Paraic Duffy to Minister Paschal Donohoe has emerged under a Freedom of Information request.
# Third Level
Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout
UCD, UL and Trinity make up this year’s semi-finals.
# Prospects
4 players from tonight's National Championship Game who could make a splash in the NFL
The biggest match-up in college sports takes place this evening.
# Fantasy Football
Fourth-downs just don't come any crazier than this
American football is getting more like rugby every day.
# OMG
There's no point in trying to describe this miracle touchdown. Just watch it.
Against all odds, Miami turned this kickoff return into the game-winning score.
# Kick six
One of the teams coming to play American football in Ireland made a stunning play last night
Georgia Tech stunned the previously undefeated Florida State last night.
# eye-catching
Move over NFL, this 15-year old just produced our new favourite catch
That’s good hustle.
# eat it jayhawk
This college marching band are in trouble for dissing their rivals with a phallic formation
Mature, real mature.
# Mean meme
American football team uses meme to distract opposition... and it works
Well played Minnesota, well played.
# big ambitions
One of college football's biggest teams has expressed an interest in playing in Ireland
And more big names could follow suit.
# Hope
Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?
The42 understands efforts are underway to ensure a game goes ahead.
# stumbling block
Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland
Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.
# blind faith
A blind kid who once inspired a college football team may end up playing for them
Jake Olson’s story shows that maybe anything is possible.
# Gametime
Will the Ducks fly together or can Ohio State ruffle their feathers?
College football’s National Championship Game takes place tonight.
# puppies puppies puppies
Everybody be cool... but Jimmy Fallon got a load of puppies to predict the college football decider!
If you don’t want to know the result, look away now.
# College Football
Oregon players will be punished for 'no means no' taunt
The chant was directed at Florida State QB Jameis Winston.
# Fo shizzle
New ESPN documentary about Snoop Dogg's college football prospect son
The five-part series will follow Cordell Broadus and his dad through the final year in high school.
# Kindergarten
American football coach makes players hold hands after fight
Curtis Johnson got the idea from dealing with his daughters.
# rocking out
The Ohio State Marching Band continue to put the Artane Boys' Band to shame
Up your game lads.
# Disgrace
College coach in firing line for fielding clearly-concussed player
The incident has been widely denounced.
# Fake Punt
Player fakes his own death on College football trick play
Spoiler: It doesn’t work.
# touchdown
Some quarterback trickery the highlight of week three of college football
Dan Prescott and Jameon Lewis, take a bow.
# Reel stories
Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry
After a weekend when college football came to town, take a look at one of its biggest rivalries.
# touchdown
Brilliant behind-the-back catch the highlight of college football's opening weekend
We take a look at some of our favourite plays from Saturday’s action.
# Preview
UCF Knights should slay Nittany Lions in Croke Park Classic
The Florida team’s attack will be too much for their more illustrious rivals at headquarters today.