College Football

Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) is hoisted in celebration following his touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
September 23, 2018 - 2:06 pm
After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover. Five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos...
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Oregon's Justin Herbert drops back to pass against Stanford during the third quarter an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
September 23, 2018 - 1:55 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Stanford quarterback K.J. Costello watched as his overtime pass tumble in midair for an agonizing moment after it was tipped by tight end Colby Parkinson. "I saw the ball go in the air, held my breath, and then for Colby to come down with it was pretty awesome," said Costello,...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 23, 2018 - 12:16 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's College Football Playoff hopes were dangerously close to becoming bleak less than a month into the season. Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help the fifth-ranked...
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Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) makes a catch against Georgia Tech defensive back Tariq Carpenter (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
September 22, 2018 - 9:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With plenty of family and friends cheering him on, Trevor Lawrence certainly played like a starting quarterback. Now, the Clemson Tigers have to decide if it's time to push the talented freshman to the top of the depth chart. Lawrence claimed a leading role in Clemson's quarterback...
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Old Dominion quarterback Blake LaRussa avoids a sack by Virginia Tech's Jerrod Hewitt during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)
September 22, 2018 - 9:14 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead Old Dominion to a 49-35 upset of No. 13 Virginia Tech on Saturday in the Hokies' first game at the cross-state school that restarted its football program in 2009. LaRussa, who entered the game on...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer greets players during their warm before an NCAA college football game against Tulane Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Meyer is returning to his coaching duties after a three-game suspension. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 22, 2018 - 7:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw for 304 yards and five touchdowns in the first half and No. 4 Ohio State routed Tulane 49-6 on Saturday to mark coach Urban Meyer's return to the sideline following a three-game suspension. Haskins was nearly flawless, completing his first nine passes...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a touchdown pass against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
September 22, 2018 - 7:11 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa passed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 45-23 rout of No. 22 Texas A&M on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) easily passed the first test against a ranked team. Kellen Mond...
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Georgia defensive back Tyson Campbell returns a missouri fumble for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept 22, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 22, 2018 - 6:41 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart learned plenty in his days as an assistant under Alabama's Nick Saban. Among those lessons was a tendency to nitpick victories. After the second-ranked Bulldogs beat Missouri 43-29, Smart bemoaned his defense's inability to stop the run and some costly...
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Michigan running back Karan Higdon (22) scores on a 44-yard run as Nebraska defensive back Antonio Reed (25) defends in the first half of an NCAA football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 22, 2018 - 5:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan was very motivated to beat Nebraska, using Scott Frost's words against him. Karan Higdon ran for 136 yards and a touchdown in the first half to help the 19th-ranked Wolverines build a huge lead and they coasted to a 56-10 victory Saturday. In Frost's last visit to...
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Notre Dame's Ian Book (12) looks to pass against Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 22, 2018 - 4:39 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more, and No. 8 Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday. Book replaced Brandon Wimbush in the starting lineup and was 25 of 34 for 325 yards with touchdown passes covering 3 yards to Brock Wright and 7 yards to...
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