College Football

Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt watches from the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia State, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
September 04, 2019 - 8:01 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With several SEC teams reeling from opening-week flops the Southeastern Conference didn't look like "top to bottom" the best league in the country as its coaches have long proclaimed. Only the top teams did their part. SEC teams in the bottom portion of the standings are...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Miami quarterback Tate Martell (18) throws the ball during an NCAA college football practice in Coral Gables, Fla. The vast majority of graduate transfers came through the transfer portal without much issue. A few underclassmen received waivers from the NCAA to play right away. Others must spend a season on the sideline after the governing body denied their requests. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP, File)
September 04, 2019 - 7:35 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division could serve as a case study for the extremes of college football's transfer spectrum. At one end is Miami, where the NCAA allowed quarterback Tate Martell to play immediately after coming in from Ohio State. At the other is...
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September 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Medical examiners say a Northern Arizona University offensive lineman died of an opioid overdose. Authorities found Malik Noshi unresponsive in his Flagstaff home on July 7. An autopsy report released Tuesday listed the cause of death as acute fentanyl intoxication and the...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, right, runs up field as teammate Nicholas Petit-Frere, left, blocks Florida Atlantic defensive end Tim Bonner during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Florida Atlantic 45-21. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 03, 2019 - 1:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields accounted for five touchdowns in his debut as Ohio State's starting quarterback, but his coach's favorite play was when the sophomore scrambled out of the pocket and threw the ball out of bounds to avoid a sack in the second quarter. That showed that the Georgia...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne runs down the sideline for a 90-yard touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
September 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence isn't worried and says no one should worry, either. "I am pretty hard on myself, but I see the big picture," he said. "I didn't play my best, but we won the game." Lawrence is confident he'll improve this week when the Tigers (1-0), who...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) greets a fan following an NCAA college football game against Houston in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Oklahoma won 49-31. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
September 02, 2019 - 12:53 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama players kept an eye on former teammate Jalen Hurts' debut as Oklahoma's quarterback. They came away pleased, but not really surprised. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, meanwhile, said he didn't get to watch the fourth-ranked Sooners' 49-31 romp over Houston Sunday...
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Maryland head coach Michael Locksley, left, shakes hands with Howard head coach Ron Prince after an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 79-0. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 02, 2019 - 12:57 am
It's the time of year when mismatches skew statistics. That said, there was some prodigious production worth noting in Week 1. Maryland and Penn State each scored 79 points in their openers, tied with Fresno State last year and Missouri in 2016 for the highest total since UNLV hung 80 on Idaho...
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Southern California quarterback JT Daniels is carted off the field after being injured during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Fresno State Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 01, 2019 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback J.T. Daniels will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament and the meniscus in his right knee during the Trojans' opener. Coach Clay Helton confirmed the severity of his sophomore starter's injury Sunday night. USC (1-0) plans to start...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, New Mexico coach Bob Davie walks off the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Wyoming in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico says Davie was taken to the hospital after what it called “a serious medical incident,” following the team’s he team’s game Saturday night, Aug. 31, against Sam Houston State. Athletic director Eddie Nunez released a statement after the Lobos won 39-31 at home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nunez said the university will release more information as it becomes available. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
September 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie, rushed to an Albuquerque hospital after his team's season-opening victory over Sam Houston State with "a serious medical incident," said Sunday he expects to make a full recovery. School officials still haven't disclosed Davie's ailment. There...
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Ohio State defenders Baron Browning, top, and Jashon Cornell, tackle Florida Atlantic receiver Willie Wright during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 01, 2019 - 1:20 pm
To fix a defense that statistically was the worst in Ohio State history, new coach Ryan Day went to the wedding planners' playbook: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. There are much tougher tests to come for the fifth-ranked Buckeyes. But against Florida Atlantic, the...
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