College Football

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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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2019, file photo, Bryson Dechambeau tees off on the ninth hole during round four of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. mbeau is the highest ranked player in the field at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, which kicks off the PGA Tour season Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Neville Hopwood, File)
September 11, 2019 - 1:45 pm
U.S. Presidents Cup team members were told to get out and play, and Bryson DeChambeau is eager to please. DeChambeau is heeding captain Tiger Woods' call for his eight players to stay sharp heading into the December matches. At No. 10, DeChambeau is the highest-ranked player in the world entered in...
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Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson (3) is attended to by teammates after being injured on a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Kentucky and Eastern Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
September 11, 2019 - 10:17 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This was supposed to be the year that the Southeastern Conference showcased its wealth of experienced quarterbacks up and down the league. Plans have changed for a number of schools. Injuries have wreaked havoc around the conference, forcing coaches to rely on newcomers...
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Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) celebrates after a 45-20 win over Stanford during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 10, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Freshman Kedon Slovis had fans at the Coliseum chanting "We love Slovis!" in the fourth quarter of his debut as USC's starting quarterback. He's just one of several newcomers to make an early impact this season in the Pac-12. Fellow freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels has also shown promise for...
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Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) runs a pass reception win for a 19-yard touchdown against New Mexico State during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
September 10, 2019 - 1:50 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy couldn't pass up the chance to work out with one of the NFL's best receivers, a guy he has been watching since high school. The Alabama star reached out to Antonio Brown over the summer on Instagram while both were training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. "I just...
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Maryland quarterback Josh Jackson (17) passes the football during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Will Newton)
September 09, 2019 - 12:15 am
Never known as a bastion of offense, the Big Ten is putting up points at a rate unmatched by any conference through the first two weeks of the season. The Big Ten team average is 40.5 points per game, largely because Penn State and Maryland each scored a national season-high 79 in Week 1. Maryland...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:49 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two women who accused Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus of sexual assault hired a prominent attorney to investigate university officials' decision to reinstate him following his acquittal. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Friday that the women have hired Colorado-based...
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