College Football

Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliott is doused after defeating Tennessee in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
September 06, 2019 - 11:46 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Let's face it: When the school on your diploma is Georgia State, you don't get a lot of chances to brag about your alma mater's athletic prowess. When others are talking football, you're pointing to enrollment figures (yeah, your team is pretty good, but we've got more students!). So...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass during an NCAA football game against Georgia Southern in Baton Rouge, La. The LSU defense is dotted with players projected as future NFL first-round draft picks. And the Tigers unveiled a new up-tempo offense last week that saw Burrow tie a school record with five touchdown passes in the first half. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)
September 06, 2019 - 10:25 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The last time Texas faced an SEC opponent, the Longhorns romped and quarterback Sam Ehlinger roared: "We're back!" Fast forward nine months and the biggest game in Austin in more than a decade will measure just how far they've come. And maybe how far they still have to go. And...
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BYU wide receiver Aleva Hifo (15) is tackled by Utah linebacker Francis Bernard (13) during the first half during an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/George Frey)
September 06, 2019 - 10:11 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's defense already looks as strong as advertised. The No. 14 Utes come into their home opener against Northern Illinois on Saturday tied for first nationally in defensive touchdowns. Their ability to force turnovers and convert those miscues into points played a key role...
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Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell watches players get ready for the team's NCAA college football game against UCLA on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 8:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Buckeye Luke Fickell returns to Ohio Stadium for the first time since he took the Cincinnati job in 2016. There are plenty of story lines and Fickell is at the center. The third-year Bearcats coach played five years at Ohio State in the early 1990s and was a member of...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Two people have been arrested for flying a drone over Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor during the Wolverine's football season opener against Middle Tennessee State. The drone was reported about 10:17 p.m. Saturday. University Deputy Police Chief Melissa Overton says Thursday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Iowa State wide receiver Deshaunte Jones (8) is brought down by Northern Iowa's Trevon Alexander (36), Christian Jegen (21) and Spencer Perry (8) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State needed triple overtime to beat Northern Iowa 29-26. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney, File)
September 05, 2019 - 12:00 pm
The Big 12 is off to an imperfect start, even though every team won its opener for the first time since 2012. West Virginia got outgained by James Madison, and Kansas needed a touchdown in the final 2 ½ minutes to beat another FCS team in Les Miles' return to coaching. Iowa State, ranked in the AP...
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FILE - In this Sept. 31, 2019, file photo, Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis is shown during an NCAA college football game against Fresno State, in Los Angeles. Slovis couldn't believe he woke up last Sunday as Southern California's starting quarterback. With J.T. Daniels out for the season, the freshman backup is improbably in charge when the Trojans face No. 23 Stanford's tough defense. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
September 04, 2019 - 4:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kedon Slovis enrolled early at Southern California this year as an unheralded recruit expected to provide quarterback depth in the seasons ahead. Slovis quietly wanted a whole lot more for himself, and he wanted it to happen a whole lot quicker. He never imagined it quite this...
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Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) throws to a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia State, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
September 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
The first weekend of the college football season featured an epic collapse by Florida State and an embarrassing loss by Tennessee. With two second-year coaches still trying to win over fan bases with high standards for their favorite programs, how will the Seminoles and Volunteers bounce back? Is...
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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2018, file photo, Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore carries the ball against Auburn in the first half of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game in Nashville, Tenn. Moore understands his record-breaking freshman season is history. He wants to put even more pressure on opponents by chasing bigger goals and finding new ways to take advantage of a Purdue offense perfectly tailored to his skill set. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
September 04, 2019 - 9:23 am
WEST LAFAYETE, Ind. (AP) — Rondale Moore understands his record-breaking freshman season is history. He wants to put even more pressure on opponents by chasing bigger goals and finding new ways to take advantage of a Purdue offense perfectly tailored to his skill set. "I think this year, it's more...
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September 04, 2019 - 8:25 am
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — In a story Sept. 3 about Auburn's dramatic wins under coach Gus Malzahn, The Associated Press erroneously reported the score and year of Auburn's victory over LSU when Danny Etling took the snap and threw an apparent last-play touchdown pass. That happened during Auburn's 18-13...
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