College Football

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Massachusetts in Athens, Ga. Notre Dame and Georgia. Two of college football's most storied programs meet for the first time in one of its most famed settings, a game that already feels special because of its historic ramifications but is also likely to have a huge impact on this year's race to the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
September 16, 2019 - 2:58 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia players know it's a big game. They can read the polls. They can hear all the chatter around campus. That doesn't mean they're well-versed on Notre Dame's storied past. George Gipp? "Uhh, no," tight end Eli Wolf conceded Monday. The Four Horsemen? "That rings a little...
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Notre Dame's Robert Hainsey (72), Julian Okwara (42), Ian Book (12) and Tommy Kraemer (78) sing after beating New Mexico 66-14 after an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly sensed his No. 7 Notre Dame team had a little extra bounce in its step Sunday morning and it wasn't because of its 66-14 victory over New Mexico 16 hours before. Playing a nationally televised game this Saturday night at No. 3 Georgia will do that for you. "Oh,...
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Clemson players Nolan Turner and Lyn-J Dixon celebrate a touchdown against Syracuse during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Steve Jacobs)
September 16, 2019 - 12:28 am
Before the season there was talk of a clear dividing line in college football between the elite programs, true national championship and perennial playoff contenders, and everybody else. Through three weeks of the college football season, not much has changed. No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3...
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Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) jumps over Tulsa cornerback Reggie Robinson II (9) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
September 16, 2019 - 12:08 am
There have been four 200-yard rushing games this season, and two of them belong to Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard. Hubbard ran for a career-high 256 yards on 32 carries against Tulsa on Saturday and moved from ninth to first on the national rushing chart with an average of 173.7 yards per game...
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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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