College Football NEWS ARCHIVE

» Sunday, October 22, 2017

CFB notebook: School’s out for Summers

8:52 PM

Halfway through the 2017 season, Georgia Southern is looking for a new football coach after firing Tyson Summers on Sunday.

Georgia Southern fires football coach

5:56 PM

Halfway through the 2017 season, Georgia Southern is looking for a new football coach after firing Tyson Summers on Sunday.

Michigan drops out of AP poll

4:09 PM

Michigan dropped out of the Top 25 for the first time in two years, while Notre Dame jumped into the top 10 for the first time this season in the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday.

First and 20: Notre Dame’s win displays it is again a force

2:32 PM

Notre Dame was a wreck last season, Brian Kelly was on the coaching hot seat, and the Fighting Irish seemed joyless after this season's Week 2 home loss to Georgia.

Ole Miss QB Patterson tears PCL, out rest of season

12:35 PM

Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson will miss the rest of the season with a torn knee ligament, the school announced Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Penn State clobbers No. 19 Michigan

2:42 AM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Heisman Trophy candidate Saquon Barkley scored three touchdowns as No. 2 Penn State routed No. 19 Michigan 42-13 on Saturday night.

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Penn State clobbers No. 19 Michigan

1:59 AM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Heisman Trophy candidate Saquon Barkley scored three touchdowns as No. 2 Penn State routed No. 19 Michigan 42-13 on Saturday night.

» Saturday, October 21, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Alabama rolls past Tennessee

10:34 PM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It took a little while for Alabama to flex its muscles against Tennessee, but the Crimson Tide eventually showed why they are the No. 1 team in the nation.

NFL prospects leading undefeated Miami’s resurgence

8:32 PM

The Miami Hurricanes, undefeated and ranked eighth in the nation, are one of the best stories at the midway point of the 2017 season.

» Friday, October 20, 2017

USC defense braces for Notre Dame’s ground game

2:34 AM

No. 11-ranked USC relied on its defense to pick up the slack through the first half of the season.

» Thursday, October 19, 2017

Life in the fast lane: Michigan State’s Scott arrested again

6:56 PM

Michigan State running back LJ Scott was arrested earlier this week for driving with a suspended license, the seventh time the Spartans' leading rusher has been stopped for a license issue in the past two years.

Alabama’s Saban boots walk-on off team following arrest

4:55 PM

Alabama receiver Donnie Lee Jr. was dismissed from the football team by coach Nick Saban after being arrested on a domestic assault charge on Thursday.

Florida State set to host Louisville in unranked matchup

11:14 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Early in the season, Florida State vs. Louisville looked like a showdown with College Football Playoff implications, featuring a pair of Heisman-hunting quarterbacks.

» Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Stock Report: Michigan’s Hurst could be No. 1 senior

7:21 PM

Here is a look at NFL prospects who helped and may have hurt themselves this past weekend:

Auburn boots WR Davs off squad

1:48 PM

Auburn wide receiver Kyle Davis has been dismissed for violation of team rules, coach Gus Malzahn told reporters on Tuesday.

Washington State deals with loss, coaching rumors

12:02 PM

Washington State coach Mike Leach is preparing his 15th-ranked team to bounce back from last week's humbling loss at Cal while dealing with the questions surrounding a potential move to Nebraska.

QB Huntley nearing return for Utah

1:09 AM

Utah sophomore quarterback Tyler Huntley, out of action since hurting his shoulder at Arizona on Sept. 22, could be cleared to play this Saturday against visiting Arizona State.

» Monday, October 16, 2017

Arizona QB Tate taking Pac-12 by storm

11:04 PM

Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate is the newest college football sensation.

QB Ehlinger taking control of Texas offense

10:29 PM

AUSTIN, Texas -- For the first time this season, Texas coach Tom Herman was not asked during his Monday media availability who his starting quarterback would be that week.

Oklahoma looking for stronger finishes

10:05 PM

NORMAN, Okla. -- Building big leads hasn't been a recent issue for Oklahoma.

Ole Miss apologizes to Nutt as part of settlement

10:03 PM

The University of Mississippi reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against the school by former football coach Houston Nutt.

Cal LB Downs out for season

9:54 PM

Cal senior linebacker Devante Downs, who earned consecutive Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors this season, is out of the rest of the year, the school announced Monday.

Washington LT Adams (ACL), Miller (ankle) out for season

3:54 PM

The No. 12 Washington Huskies lost two starters to season-ending injuries in Saturday night's upset loss at Arizona State, including starting left tackle Trey Adams to a torn ACL, coach Chris Petersen said Monday.

Clemson being cautious with QB Bryant after concussion

2:51 PM

Clemson will be "cautious" during its bye week with quarterback Kelly Bryant, who suffered a concussion in Friday night's loss at Syracuse, coach Dabo Swinney said on a conference call Monday morning.

» Sunday, October 15, 2017

Nebraska names Moos as new AD

8:22 PM

Nebraska hired Bill Moos to be its athletic director on Sunday as it attempts to stabilize its football program.

Nebraska names Moos as new AD

5:28 PM

Nebraska hired Bill Moos to be its athletic director on Sunday as it attempts to stabilize its football program.

Alabama survives shakeup, stays atop AP poll

3:54 PM

A flurry of upsets caused a shakeup in the latest Associated Press poll as Alabama solidified its control of the top spot and Penn State moved up to No. 2.

First and 20: Pac-12 hurting itself

3:22 PM

If a Pac-12 team doesn't make the College Football Playoff, the league might have nobody to blame but itself.

Top 25 roundup: Arizona State knocks off No. 5 Washington

2:59 AM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State's defense sacked Jake Browning five times and shocked fifth-ranked Washington with a 13-7 upset win on Saturday night.

Top 25 roundup: No. 12 Oklahoma holds off Texas

12:52 AM

DALLAS -- A series that has produced so many tight games produced another Saturday as No. 12 Oklahoma built a big lead early and then hung on for a 29-24 win over Texas in the Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl.

» Saturday, October 14, 2017

LSU’s Chark picks perfect time to Flash elite skills

9:35 PM

At LSU, wearing the No. 7 jersey is a big deal.

Top 25 roundup: No. 12 Oklahoma holds off Texas

9:10 PM

DALLAS -- A series that has produced so many tight games produced another Saturday as No. 12 Oklahoma built a big lead early and then hung on for a 29-24 win over Texas in the Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl.

Top 25 roundup: No. 12 Oklahoma holds off Texas

8:58 PM

DALLAS -- A series that has produced so many tight games produced another Saturday as No. 12 Oklahoma built a big lead early and then hung on for a 29-24 win over Texas in the Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl.

Memphis dismisses DE Suttles after rape charge

6:28 PM

University of Memphis senior defensive end Ernest Suttles was dismissed from the team Saturday morning after Suttles was charged with rape.

» Thursday, October 12, 2017

Pitt QB Browne has season-ending shoulder surgery

3:37 PM

Pittsburgh quarterback Max Browne underwent season-ending surgery on his throwing shoulder, Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi announced Thursday.

» Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Auburn investigating allegation of academic fraud

8:58 PM

Auburn is investigating an allegation of academic fraud involving a part-time academic staff member and a football player.

» Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Stock Report: Damien Harris running like the SEC’s top running back

2:09 PM

A look at NFL prospects who helped and may have hurt themselves this past weekend:

Washington TE Bryant shows he’s ready to make impact

12:36 AM

Washington has been shy of reliable targets for quarterback Jake Browning.

» Monday, October 9, 2017

Iowa State looks to avoid letdown against Kansas

8:38 PM

This week is something new for coach Matt Campbell and the Iowa State Cyclones.

Michigan QB O’Korn aims for bounce-back performance

8:11 PM

John O'Korn certainly shouldn't receive all the blame for Michigan's five-turnover performance in last week's loss to Michigan State.

Starting QB up in the air for improving Texas

7:17 PM

AUSTIN, Texas -- After watching the video of Texas' 40-34 overtime win over Kansas State last week, Longhorns coach Tom Herman said he is excited about where the program is heading, especially in light of how his team beat the Wildcats and has improved through the first five games.

Oregon State, Andersen agree to part ways

4:56 PM

Head coach Gary Andersen and Oregon State have mutually agreed to part ways, effective immediately, the school announced on Monday.

» Sunday, October 8, 2017

Penn State up to No. 3 in AP poll

3:29 PM

Penn State equaled its highest ranking since 2008 when it moved up to No. 3 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll, released Sunday.

First and 20: Lone Star State rises again

2:40 PM

The state of the state of Texas football was bad last season. How bad was it?

Report: Michigan QB Speight has 3 broken vertebrae

11:57 AM

Michigan Wolverines quarterback Wilton Speight likely is out for the season with a back injury.

Stanford-Utah game offered plenty for NFL scouts

3:14 AM

The Pac-12 has a well-deserved reputation for producing quality NFL prospects at the skill positions but for the NFL scouts willing to stay up late Saturday night to watch Stanford visit Utah, the focus was not just on the nation's leading rusher, Bryce Love, but at defensive tackle, where members for both teams look like future early round picks.

Top 25 roundup: Iowa State shocks No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman

2:46 AM

NORMAN, Okla. -- Iowa State seemed to be in no position to win Saturday at No. 3 Oklahoma.

Top 25 roundup: Iowa State shocks No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman

12:37 AM

NORMAN, Okla. -- Iowa State seemed to be in no position to win Saturday at No. 3 Oklahoma.

» Saturday, October 7, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Iowa State shocks No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman

8:36 PM

NORMAN, Okla. -- Iowa State seemed to be in no position to win Saturday at No. 3 Oklahoma.

Top 25 roundup: Iowa State shocks No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman

5:37 PM

NORMAN, Okla. -- Iowa State seemed to be in no position to win Saturday at No. 3 Oklahoma.

» Friday, October 6, 2017

Georgia LB Patrick arrested on marijuana charges

4:56 PM

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested by police late Thursday night on a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge.

Georgia LB Patrick arrested on marijuana charges

11:30 AM

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested by police late Thursday night on a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge.

» Thursday, October 5, 2017

Hurricanes-Seminoles on schedule despite Nate

8:22 PM

Mother Nature already has forced Florida State to cancel one game and reschedule its game against Miami to Saturday.

Alabama DE Hand ruled out vs. Texas A&M

11:20 AM

Alabama defensive end Da'Shawn Hand has been ruled out of Saturday's game against Texas A&M with a strained MCL, coach Nick Saban announced.

Big Board: Barkley No. 1?

9:31 AM

Penn State's Saquon Barkley pushing for No. 1 overall on updated NFL Draft Big Board

» Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Clemson team, coaches rush to help accident victim

5:45 PM

Members of the Clemson football staff rushed to the aid of a student involved in a car accident following practice, the school announced.

» Tuesday, October 3, 2017

NIU’s Jones-Davis apologizes to SDSU’s Penny for eye gouge

1:38 PM

Suspended Northern Illinois linebacker Antonio Jones-Davis apologized to San Diego State standout running back Rashaad Penny for gouging his eyes during Saturday's game.

» Monday, October 2, 2017

Price takes over as UTEP’s interim coach

10:02 PM

Mike Price is returning to coach the Texas El-Paso football on an interim basis, the school announced Monday.

Jeff George Jr. installed as Illinois’ starting QB

9:50 PM

Jeff George Jr. will take over as the starting quarterback for Illinois, coach Lovie Smith announced Monday.

Texas, surprisingly, being carried by defense

9:41 PM

AUSTIN, Texas -- A third of the way into the regular season, Texas has become a defensive force, a situation no one predicted after the Longhorns returned basically the same defenders who suffered through statistically the worst two years in the program's history.

CFB notebook: O’Korn to replace Speight for Michigan

7:18 PM

No. 7 Michigan will start senior John O'Korn at quarterback with Wilton Speight sidelined for "multiple weeks" because of injury, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.

Autumn of Love: Stanford tailback soars

4:49 PM

It's difficult to impress seventh-year Cardinal head coach David Shaw, but running back Bryce Love keeps finding ways to do so. When the junior broke off touchdown runs of 61, 43 and 59 yards Saturday against Arizona State, Shaw could not decide which was his favorite.

Texas OT Williams to avoid surgery on injured knee

3:53 PM

Texas junior Connor Williams, rated the No. 1 offensive tackle prospect for the 2018 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com, will not undergo surgery for a knee injury, coach Tom Herman said Monday.

UCLA TE Wilson out for season with broken foot

3:17 PM

UCLA redshirt sophomore tight end Caleb Wilson, in the midst of a breakout year, will miss the rest of the season because of a broken foot suffered Saturday in a home victory over Colorado.

Michigan tabs QB O’Korn as starter

2:26 PM

No. 7 Michigan will start senior John O'Korn at quarterback with Wilton Speight sidelined for "multiple weeks" because of injury, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.

» Sunday, October 1, 2017

NIU’s Jones-Davis suspended for eye-gouging

10:03 PM

Northern Illinois linebacker Antonio Jones-Davis was suspended for one game after he intentionally gouged the eyes of San Diego State standout running back Rashaad Penny during Saturday's game.

CFB notebook: USC plummets in Top 25 poll

9:18 PM

The top four teams remain the same in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Sunday but last week's No. 5 team plummeted.

UTEP coach Kugler resigns after 0-5 start

9:08 PM

UTEP football coach Sean Kugler, whose team is off to a 0-5 start, announced his resignation Sunday in his fifth season after his hiring in 2013.

UTEP coach Kugler resigns after 0-5 start

5:21 PM

UTEP football coach Sean Kugler, whose team is off to a 0-5 start, announced his resignation Sunday in his fifth season after his hiring in 2013.

Southern Cal falls in AP poll

3:40 PM

The top four teams remain the same in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Sunday but last week's No. 5 team plummeted downward.

First and 20: Don’t sleep on Wisconsin

2:46 PM

That's it for September.

Oregon QB Herbert suffers broken left collarbone

11:21 AM

Oregon sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert suffered a broken left collarbone in Saturday night's 42-24 victory over California, according to Oregonian reporter Jen Beyrle.

Top 25 roundup: Troy stuns No. 25 LSU

2:48 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jordan Chunn rushed for 191 yards and one touchdown and Brandon Silvers threw for 157 yards and ran for a touchdown to power huge underdog Troy to a 24-21 upset victory over No. 25 LSU on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.

Top 25 roundup: Troy stuns No. 25 LSU

1:40 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jordan Chunn rushed for 191 yards and one touchdown and Brandon Silvers threw for 157 yards and ran for a touchdown to power huge underdog Troy to a 24-21 upset victory over No. 25 LSU on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.

Top 25 roundup: Troy stuns No. 25 LSU

12:30 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jordan Chunn rushed for 191 yards and one touchdown and Brandon Silvers threw for 157 yards and ran for a touchdown to power huge underdog Troy to a 24-21 upset victory over No. 25 LSU on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.