College Football

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban leads the team onto the field before the start of the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. For the second straight year, Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher will meet in a mentor-mentee matchup. All signs point toward Saban teaching him another lesson when top-ranked Alabama hosts 22nd-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:42 am
For the second straight year, Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher will meet in a mentor-mentee matchup. All signs point toward Saban teaching him another lesson when top-ranked Alabama hosts 22nd-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday in one of two games between Top 25 teams. The other has No. 7 Stanford at No...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, file photo, Ohio State's acting head coach Ryan Day directs warm-ups before an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Columbus, Ohio. No. 15 TCU gets another chance for the Big 12 against No. 4 Ohio State. The Horned Frogs and Buckeyes will play Saturday night at the home stadium of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State assistant Ryan Day earned an extra $487,000 for steering the Buckeyes during Urban Meyer's suspension. That's the amount of the lump-sum bonus the university will give Day for acting as head coach from Aug. 1 through last Sunday. Meyer served a three-game suspension...
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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer gestures while speaking at a press conference in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
September 17, 2018 - 3:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations families of players as a key step toward containing and repairing the scandal that led to his three-game suspension, a saga he describes as "a window in time I made an error." He acknowledged Monday...
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September 17, 2018 - 11:21 am
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
September 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — When LSU needed a big play, Joe Burrow delivered a touchdown pass. Late drive with the game on the line? LSU's new starting quarterback produced again. Burrow led the then-No. 12 Tigers to a 22-21 upset of then-No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in a game that made an early statement not...
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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) works to stay in bounds as he runs past Southern California linebacker Porter Gustin (45) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
September 16, 2018 - 1:38 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The cheers of "Texas Fight!" had likely never sounded louder, and the postgame singing of the "Eyes of Texas" had never sounded sweeter. At least not for Texas coach Tom Herman and this group of Longhorns. Texas gave Herman his biggest win in burnt orange and got one of the...
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Ohio State wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) runs for a touchdown as TCU defensive tackle Corey Bethley (94) fails on a tackle attempt during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
September 16, 2018 - 1:38 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Fourth-ranked Ohio State overcame the adversity of Urban Meyer's absence and its toughest test so far — and is still undefeated for the return of the suspended coach. Trailing No. 15 TCU and with star defender Nick Bosa in the locker room because of an apparent left groin...
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Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) runs past Mississippi defensive back Zedrick Woods (36) on his way to a 79-yard touchdown pass reception during the first half of their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Oxford, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
September 15, 2018 - 11:45 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama faced a rare bit of adversity Saturday night when Mississippi's first offensive play turned into a 75-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Ta'amu to D.K. Metcalf. The angst lasted a grand total of 11 seconds. Alabama wasn't going to let one play shake its...
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Oklahoma State quarterback Taylor Cornelius (14) throws in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boise State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 15, 2018 - 8:43 pm
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Finally, Taylor Cornelius has emerged from Mason Rudolph's shadow. The fifth-year senior ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to help No. 24 Oklahoma State beat No. 17 Boise State 44-21 on Saturday. Cornelius waited his turn for years behind Rudolph, who now is...
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LSU place kicker Cole Tracy (36) is hoisted on the shoulders of his teammates after kicking the winning field goal to defeat Auburn 22-21 during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
September 15, 2018 - 8:39 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron insisted he had no doubt Cole Tracy would make the winning kick, but setting it up was quite the adventure. Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference...
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