College Football

LSU running back Chris Curry (24) carries against Utah State defensive end Nick Heninger (42) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 09, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The explosive, spread-the-field passing game that LSU has been over-promising and under-delivering for years is finally reality. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated join AP's Ralph Russo to break down all of Week 7's big...
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Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) throws a pass over Auburn defensive end Nick Coe (91) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
October 09, 2019 - 12:32 pm
If this college football season was a television series, you could jump right in this weekend without needing to catch up on previous episodes. The first six weeks have been entertaining, sure, but really not much has happened. No plot twists. No significant new story lines. Take a glance at the...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron congratulates quarterback Joe Burrow (9) after he scored a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Florida and LSU appear poised to mount serious challenges in their respective Southeastern Conference divisions and two of the nation's best offenses reside in the SEC West. The stage is set for upcoming showdowns, a heated chase to the championship game and perhaps even a shootout or two in the...
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October 09, 2019 - 10:09 am
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico football coach has been fired and is facing criminal charges after authorities say a student used cellphone video to catch him taking money from a player's wallet. State Police arrested Miyamura High School coach John D. Roanhaus on Saturday following a review of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami, in Miami Gardens, Fla. There’s chaos in the ACC’s Coastal Division again. With the season’s midpoint near, the Atlantic Coast Conference race is shaping up with Clemson on one side and more Coastal unpredictability on the other. Bronco Mendenhall’s Virginia team holds first place in the division and he compares it to a carnival ride. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
October 09, 2019 - 8:37 am
Chaos is brewing in the ACC's Coastal Division once again. With the midpoint of the regular season approaching, the Atlantic Coast Conference race is shaping up with prohibitive favorite Clemson sitting atop the Atlantic Division and more unpredictability dominating the Coastal. Nothing can be...
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California quarterback Devon Modster, right, looks down field for an open receiver against Oregon during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct.. 5, 2019, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
October 08, 2019 - 4:04 pm
The nickname Conference of Quarterbacks has taken on a new meaning as injuries have led to a revolving door between starters and backups for many Pac-12 teams. From USC reaching down into its depth chart, to the absences of established veterans K.J. Costello at Stanford and Khalil Tate at Arizona,...
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Clemson's Logan Rudolph (34) blocks the pass attempt by Charlotte's Chris Reynolds during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 08, 2019 - 11:45 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — John Simpson is certain of two things about the new starters on the defensive line for No. 2 Clemson: They are tired of the questions and comparisons to last year's All-American group and "them boys are ready." Simpson, the starting left guard for the Tigers, would know. He...
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Oklahoma defensive lineman Neville Gallimore (90) tackles Kansas running back Pooka Williams Jr. (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 07, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A year ago, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops brought a shaky defense into the rivalry game with Texas. He was fired the day after a 48-45 loss to the Longhorns. This year, things appear to have changed under new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch. The Sooners are...
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Penn State defensive end Shaka Toney (18) sacks Purdue quarterback Jack Plummer (13) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
October 07, 2019 - 11:33 am
Big Ten defenses turned in three of the season's top five sack totals over the weekend, with Penn State leading the way with 10 against Purdue. Wisconsin had nine against Kent State and Michigan had eight against Iowa. Penn State took down Purdue's Jack Plummer 10 times, seven in the first half,...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA tournament college basketball in Pittsburgh. The NCAA is on its heels again, playing defense of its archaic amateurism rules after missing an opportunity to get out in front of an issue. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
October 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
The NCAA is on its heels again, playing defense of its archaic amateurism rules after missing an opportunity to get out in front of an issue. Five years ago, a federal judge ruled against the NCAA in an antitrust lawsuit brought by former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon, who claimed the...
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