College Football

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake celebrates with fans on the field after defeating Southern California on an interception in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/George Frey)
September 14, 2019 - 6:09 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU should be getting accustomed to coming from behind to beat traditional powers. Dayan Ghanwoloku intercepted a tipped pass in overtime after Jake Oldroyd kicked a 43-yard field to give the Cougars the lead, and BYU held on to beat No. 24 Southern California 30-27 on Saturday...
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North Carolina running back Michael Carter (8) leaps over Wake Forest defensive back Nasir Greer (3) and North Carolina wide receiver Dyami Brown (2) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Wake Forest won 24-18. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 14, 2019 - 10:38 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference said Saturday the replay official erred on the final play of the North Carolina-Wake Forest game by failing to initiate a review that would have put one second back on the clock. League supervisor of football officials Dennis Hennigan said in a...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) carries in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans are accustomed to nonconference matchups featuring programs going in different directions. They just usually don't involve names such as Oklahoma and UCLA. The fifth-ranked Sooners (2-0) head to Los Angeles this weekend on a roll as they attempt to reach the College Football...
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Maryland head coach Michael Locksley shakes hands with Syracuse head coach Dino Babers after an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Will Newton)
September 13, 2019 - 7:53 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary. The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the past two times these teams have met and will have a packed and roaring Carrier Dome on its side. "It's always...
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Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, left, and Luke Price celebrate Lawrence's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
September 12, 2019 - 11:38 pm
For the second time in three years, there isn't a game in which ranked teams face each other, but there are still some interesting matchups as the season enters its third weekend. The last time there was an unranked weekend was Oct. 14, 2017. That might not be good news for No. 1 Clemson because it...
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Matthew McConaughey salutes the crowd during ESPN's College GameDay broadcast on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
September 12, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Fox has gotten into the pregame show game with Urban Meyer highlighting a lineup filled with big names. How has the "Big Noon Kick Off" done in the early going as it tries to challenge ESPN's "College GameDay?" On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, veteran...
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Illinois linebacker Milo Eifler (5) and Illinois defensive lineman Oluwole Betiku Jr. (47) reach to take possession of a ball fumbled by Connecticut quarterback Jack Zergiotis (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
September 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm
The pool of elite Big Ten defensive linemen looks to be getting deeper. The play up front traditionally is strong across the conference, and a sampling of 2020 NFL mock drafts shows as many as four Big Ten defensive linemen listed as first-round picks. Now comes Illinois defensive end Oluwole...
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Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman cheers on his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Bowling Green Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 12, 2019 - 12:02 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State rolled past Nicholls to begin Chris Klieman's tenure with the Wildcats in style, then trounced Bowling Green last weekend to keep the momentum going. Time for the first big test of the season. The Wildcats head to Mississippi State for a Big 12-SEC showdown on...
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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson reacts on the sideline as his team plays against Utah State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 12, 2019 - 11:50 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest and North Carolina officials felt Atlantic Coast Conference schools located about 80 miles apart in the same state should not go seven years without playing each other because of scheduling issues created by expansion. So they're doing something never before...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers (3) stretches out for extra yardage after catching a pass as Notre Dame safety Nick Coleman (24) defends in the first half of the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game in Arlington, Texas. Amari Rodgers was about the only one around Clemson last March who thought he wouldn’t miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
September 12, 2019 - 8:42 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Amari Rodgers was about the only person around Clemson in March who thought he wouldn't miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The Tigers starter, second on the national champions with 55 receptions in 2018, told anyone who would...
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