College Football NEWS ARCHIVE

» Sunday, September 24, 2017

Top 25 roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

2:28 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

CFB roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

1:13 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

» Saturday, September 23, 2017

CFB roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

11:33 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

CFB roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

8:49 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

CFB roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

6:27 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

Draft scout: N.C State’s Chubb stars, Florida State’s James stumbles

6:17 PM

Led by pro prospects Bradley Chubb and Jaylen Smith, North Carolina State outlasted No. 12 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday, winning 27-21 in a contest sure to shake up the polls and potentially NFL scouts' rankings.

CFB roundup: NC State knocks off No. 12 Florida State

4:07 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ryan Finley threw a pair of touchdowns as North Carolina State upset No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday.

» Friday, September 22, 2017

Rashaad Penny runs Aztecs into Top 25

1:00 PM

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny racked up 32 carries in a 20-17 victory over Stanford last Saturday, marking a personal high -- not just in college, but high school, as well.

» Thursday, September 21, 2017

LSU’s Orgeron: RB Guice will play after all

9:20 PM

One day after ruling Derrius Guice out of the Saturday game against Syracuse, LSU coach Ed Orgeron reversed his field and said the star running back would play.

CFB notebook: Nebraska fires AD Eichorst

7:56 PM

Nebraska fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Thursday, five days after the football program's embarrassing home loss to Northern Illinois.

Nebraska fires AD Eichorst after loss to No. Illinois

7:39 PM

Nebraska fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Thursday, five days after the football program's embarrassing home loss to Northern Illinois.

Clemson K Huegel suffers season-ending ACL injury

7:04 PM

Clemson kicker Greg Huegel is done for the season after suffering a torn ACL at the end of Wednesday night's practice.

Nebraska fires AD Eichorst after loss to No. Illinois

5:19 PM

Nebraska fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Thursday, five days after the football program's embarrassing home loss to Northern Illinois.

Nebraska fires AD Eichorst after loss to No. Illinois

3:03 PM

Nebraska fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Thursday, five days after the football program's embarrassing home loss to Northern Illinois.

LSU’s Orgeron: RB Guice will not play vs. Syracuse

12:00 PM

LSU running back Derrius Guice has been ruled out of Saturday's game against Syracuse, coach Ed Orgeron said on his radio show.

Stock Report: Scouts excited over progress of Mississippi State QB Fitzgerald

2:28 AM

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

Scout’s Eye, Week 4: CFB handbook for NFL fans

2:02 AM

Concerned about that 0-2 NFL team? Here is your key to window shopping during some of this week's college football games.

» Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Division II player dies from in-game injury

12:24 PM

Midwestern State football player Robert Grays died following injuries while making a tackle in last weekend's game, the university announced Wednesday. He was 19.

Big Board: Clemson defenders on the rise

9:52 AM

Deshaun Watson and an extraordinary group of draft-eligible skill position talent earned the spotlight last season for the national champion Clemson Tigers.

» Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Texas Tech earns passing grade so far

1:05 PM

Texas Tech, and specifically Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury, faced an uphill battle when this season began.

Optimism at Purdue as Michigan looms

12:52 PM

It says something about the recent state of Purdue football that a road victory over arguably the worst team in the SEC may have the program in the most optimistic place it's been in a decade.

Saban: No panic about Alabama defense

12:42 PM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban said he didn't like how the defense finished against Colorado State.

» Monday, September 18, 2017

CFB notebook: Michigan WR Black headed for surgery

7:16 PM

Michigan freshman wide receiver Tarik Black will need surgery after suffering a cracked bone in his foot, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.

QB Surratt staking claim as North Carolina starter

4:53 PM

Though coach Larry Fedora was reluctant to name him the full-time starter, it would take some sort of unforeseen development in practice for Chazz Surratt not to be the starter at quarterback when North Carolina hosts undefeated Duke on Saturday.

No. 5 USC faces former assistant at Cal

4:38 PM

On the heels of a thrilling, double-overtime win over Texas, No. 5 USC will see a familiar face on its first road trip of the 2017 season.

South Carolina WR Samuel sidelined with leg injury

3:20 PM

South Carolina will be without its best offensive playmaker, junior receiver Deebo Samuel, for an "extended period of time," coach Will Muschamp said on a conference call Monday morning.

Texas T Williams out indefinitely with knee injuries

2:58 PM

Texas standout left tackle Connor Williams will be out indefinitely after suffering sprained knee ligaments and a meniscus tear that will require surgery, the school announced Sunday night.

Washington State LB Pelluer out for season with broken foot

2:41 PM

Washington State middle linebacker Peyton Pelluer will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken bone in his left foot on Saturday, according to multiple reports.

Michigan WR Black set to undergo foot surgery

1:49 PM

Michigan freshman wide receiver Tarik Black will need surgery after suffering a cracked bone in his foot, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.

Auburn backup QB White dismissed following arrest

1:18 PM

Auburn backup quarterback Sean White was dismissed from the team following his arrest for public intoxication, coach Gus Malzahn announced Monday.

» Sunday, September 17, 2017

Clemson moves up to No. 2 behind Alabama

3:45 PM

Defending national champion Clemson sits at No. 2 in the latest Associated Press poll released Sunday.

First and 20: Clemson has another star QB in Bryant

2:21 PM

About the only thing most people knew in the offseason about Kelly Bryant was that he wasn't Deshaun Watson.

First and 20:

1:59 PM

About the only thing most people knew in the offseason about Kelly Bryant was that he wasn't Deshaun Watson.

CFB roundup: No. 24 Florida jolts No. 23 Tennessee on Hail Mary

3:21 AM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Sophomore Tyrie Cleveland hauled in a 63-yard touchdown catch on a Hail Mary pass from Feleipe Franks to give No. 24 Florida a 26-20 win over No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

CFB roundup: No. 24 Florida jolts No. 23 Tennessee on Hail Mary

12:44 AM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Sophomore Tyrie Cleveland hauled in a 63-yard touchdown catch on a Hail Mary pass from Feleipe Franks to give No. 24 Florida a 26-20 win over No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

» Saturday, September 16, 2017

CFB roundup: No. 24 Florida jolts No. 23 Tennessee on Hail Mary

9:13 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Sophomore Tyrie Cleveland hauled in a 63-yard touchdown catch on a Hail Mary pass from Feleipe Franks to give No. 24 Florida a 26-20 win over No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

Oklahoma State’s Rudolph shows NFL form in rout of Pitt

6:16 PM

Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph made a strong statement to Heisman voters and NFL scouts Saturday, throwing for 423 yards and five touchdowns in the first half as the visiting Cowboys crushed Pittsburgh 59-21.

» Thursday, September 14, 2017

College football notebook: South Florida rearranges schedule

8:44 PM

The University of South Florida, which had to cancel last week's American Athletic Conference opener at Connecticut because of concerns over Hurricane Irma, has made multiple changes to its schedule for the rest of the season.

Army grants extension to Monken

5:36 PM

Army signed coach Jeff Monken to a multiyear contract extension, the school announced Thursday.

Game of the Week: Clemson at Louisville

1:26 PM

Big games don't faze Clemson coach Dabo Swinney. In fact, he relishes meetings like the one his third-ranked Tigers face Saturday when they open Atlantic Coast Conference play at No. 14 Louisville.

South Florida alters schedule in wake of Hurricane Irma

12:51 PM

The University of South Florida, which had to cancel last week's American Athletic Conference opener at Connecticut because of concerns over Hurricane Irma, has made multiple changes to its schedule for the rest of the season.

Cougars to sport ’Houston’ nameplates in wake of Hurricane Harvey

10:50 AM

The Houston Cougars will wear nameplates on the back of their jerseys featuring "Houston" when they play Rice on Saturday.

» Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Stock Report: Mayfield plants his flag to be the top-rated senior quarterback

5:39 PM

A look at NFL prospects who helped themselves - or didn't - in college football last week.

Seminoles return to practice after Hurricane Irma layoff

2:09 PM

The 11th-ranked Florida State Seminoles returned to practice after a five-day layoff due to Hurricane Irma.

» Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Nebraska defense not half bad in Oregon loss

8:58 PM

Tanner Lee was a turnover machine, while the defense, in the first half, was historically inept in Nebraska's 42-35 loss to Oregon, but it's easy to come away impressed by the potential of this Nebraska squad.

Oklahoma State puts RB Hill in the passing lane

8:35 PM

It could be that James Washington is simply a decoy.

K-State (2-0) takes its act on the road

8:17 PM

Even after the Big 12 passed a resolution requiring its members to schedule at least one Power-5 opponent each season in nonconference play, Bill Snyder exercised caution.

Kansas tries not to get smacked again by MAC

7:56 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas looked lifeless in allowing 24 consecutive first-half points, mounted two quick touchdown drives to begin the second half and then looked spent.

Mountaineers show resilience after opening loss

7:40 PM

If there was any doubt that West Virginia is going to be a force with which to be reckoned this season, a look at the Mountaineers' 56-20 dismantling of hapless East Carolina last Saturday in Morgantown showed how powerful they will be when everything, and every one, comes together.

QB Stanley steps up in pocket for Iowa

7:23 PM

Iowa came into the season with one of its biggest unsolved mysteries at the quarterback position, but Nate Stanley changed the question mark into an exclamation point at least for one Saturday and possibly moving forward.

Red Raiders try to exorcise demons against Sun Devils

7:16 PM

Texas Tech created some good vibes by how well its defense and running game performed in a season-opening win over Eastern Washington on Sept. 2.

CFB notebook: South Florida to host Illinois as scheduled

6:37 PM

South Florida's home game on Friday night against Illinois will be played as scheduled.

Penn State, Franklin offer a little payback

6:31 PM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- In a way, this game is a thank you, from Penn State to Georgia State's 8-year-old football program.

Minnesota felt at home on road against Oregon State

5:59 PM

After a lackluster 17-7 win over Buffalo at home in the season opener, Minnesota roared back with an impressive and memorable 48-14 triumph at Oregon State.

Wisconsin limping along despite 2-0 start

5:37 PM

MADISON, Wis. -- Heading into a key road showdown against BYU, the Wisconsin Badgers' injury report is quite extensive for this early in the season.

Can Illini run with the Bulls?

5:14 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Fighting Illini of Illinois admitted they were insulted before last week's game because they were 6½-point underdogs against Conference USA opponent Western Kentucky.

OC Kill returns to Rutgers after suffering seizure

4:05 PM

Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill was back handling his duties on Tuesday, two days after suffering a seizure related to his battle with epilepsy.

California RB Watson to miss rest of season

11:11 AM

California senior running back Tre Watson will miss the remainder of the season with an apparent right leg injury, the school announced.

South Florida to host Illinois as scheduled

10:30 AM

South Florida's home game on Friday night against Illinois will be played as scheduled.

Purdue’s Brohm just wants to have fun

3:16 AM

Two games is far too short to judge a coaching change, but one thing seems clear about Purdue football under Jeff Brohm -- it's a lot more fun, for the players and the fans.

INSIDE SLANT

2:45 AM

Morgan State welcome sight for Knights

Michigan RB Isaac finally fulfilling potential

2:35 AM

Ty Isaac's production has been a major disappointment throughout his college career.

Washington’s Pettis working his way toward record

2:07 AM

Dante Pettis tied the Pac-12 record for punt return touchdowns in the season opener and broke it in the second game.

Rodriguez: No QB controversy for Arizona

1:52 AM

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Before the season started Rich Rodriguez emphatically poked fun at the old adage that if a team has two quarterbacks it has none. He likened quarterbacks to slices of pizza, mentioning that two slices of pizza is always going to be better than one.

No. 2 Sooners try to avoid letdown

1:48 AM

NORMAN, Okla. -- In the locker room after then-No. 5 Oklahoma finished off a 31-16 win over then-No. 2 Ohio State, Sooners coach Lincoln Riley had a very clear message for his players.

Texas reboots ground game heading into USC game

1:47 AM

AUSTIN, Texas -- There's nothing like a blowout win over an overmatched opponent to rekindle hope, but Texas' 56-0 home victory over San Jose State on Saturday felt like more than just the administering of a token beat-down.

» Monday, September 11, 2017

Florida International-Indiana game called off

10:23 PM

Indiana's home football game against Florida International on Saturday has been canceled, Hoosiers athletic director Fred Glass said in a statement Monday night.

Louisville loses RB Smith (foot) for season

8:41 PM

Louisville reserve running back Jeremy Smith is done for the season due to a fractured bone in his right foot, Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino said Monday.

CFB notebook: Ga. Tech-Central Florida game canceled

6:33 PM

Georgia Tech's game at Central Florida on Saturday has been canceled in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the schools announced Monday.

Georgia Tech-UCF game canceled due to Irma

4:46 PM

Georgia Tech's game at Central Florida on Saturday has been canceled in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the schools announced Monday.

Rutgers coordinator Kill suffers ’minor’ seizure

3:56 PM

Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill suffered a minor seizure Sunday and remained hospitalized, head coach Chris Ash said Monday.

SEC assessing Tennessee-Florida site due to Irma

3:20 PM

The Southeastern Conference is discussing the effects of Hurricane Irma on the ability of No. 24 Florida to host No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday in Gainesville, Fla.

Baylor switching QBs after 0-2 start

3:10 PM

The Baylor Bears are making a quarterback change after starting out 0-2, including a shocking upset loss to Liberty.

LSU’s Key cleared to play after shoulder surgery

2:30 PM

No. 12 LSU is expecting to have All-SEC outside linebacker Arden Key back from injury for its conference opener at Mississippi State on Saturday, coach Ed Orgeron said Monday.

Oklahoma QB Mayfield apologizes for celebrating on Ohio State’s field

2:29 PM

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield apologized Monday for celebrating the 31-16 victory over Ohio State by planting a Sooners flag at midfield at Ohio Stadium.

» Sunday, September 10, 2017

Missouri fires defensive coordinator Cross

8:33 PM

Missouri fired defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross on Sunday after the team allowed 74 points in its first two games.

Oklahoma now No. 2 in poll after beating Ohio State

3:18 PM

The Oklahoma Sooners moved up to No. 2 in the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday after their impressive victory over Ohio State.

First and 20: Sooners deliver statement by slaying Buckeyes

2:12 PM

Filed under things we did not think we'd see: Casual Bob Stoops, shirt untucked, standing in a suite at Ohio Stadium, first-pumping the play of the Oklahoma Sooners in their victory over Ohio State.

Top 25 roundup: Jackson, No. 17 Louisville topple UNC

3:41 AM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Lamar Jackson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more as No. 17 Louisville defeated North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Jackson, No. 17 Louisville topple UNC

2:05 AM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Lamar Jackson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more as No. 17 Louisville defeated North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday.

» Saturday, September 9, 2017

Florida State-Miami game rescheduled for Oct. 7

8:53 PM

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Saturday that the Miami-Florida State game will be rescheduled to Oct. 7 because of the potential impact from Hurricane Irma.

Top 25 roundup: Jackson, No. 17 Louisville topple UNC

8:42 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Lamar Jackson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more as No. 17 Louisville defeated North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday.

CFB noteook: McQueary says Paterno heard earlier Sandusky complaint

6:50 PM

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno reportedly told former assistant Mike McQueary in 2001 that it wasn't the first time that he had learned that Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused children, per a 2011 Pennsylvania State Police report.

Top 25 roundup: Jackson, No. 17 Louisville topple UNC

5:25 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Lamar Jackson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more as No. 17 Louisville defeated North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday.

McQueary: Paterno confessed knowledge of Sandusky behavior

5:08 PM

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno reportedly told former assistant Mike McQueary in 2001 that it wasn't the first time Paterno was hearing Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused children, per a 2011 Pennsylvania State Police report.

Louisville’s Jackson flashes improved NFL passing skills

5:06 PM

As he did a season ago in becoming the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy, Louisville's Lamar Jackson was a dynamic dual threat in a 47-35 win over North Carolina on Saturday, throwing for three touchdowns and running for three more.

Miami-FSU game likely to be postponed

3:18 PM

The Miami-Florida State game, set for Sept. 16 in Tallahassee, is likely to be moved to Oct. 7 because of the potential impact from Hurricane Irma, the Tallahassee Democrat reported Saturday morning.

Boston College C Baker out for season

1:47 PM

Boston College senior center Jon Baker, who had started a team-high 27 consecutive games, will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury, the school announced Saturday morning.

» Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma forces UF, FSU, USF to cancel games

11:37 PM

The threat of Hurricane Irma led the University of Florida, Florida State University and University of South Florida to postpone their scheduled college football games Saturday.

College football notebook: UF, USF postpone games due to Irma

7:47 PM

The threat of Hurricane Irma led the University of Florida and University of South Florida to postpone their scheduled college football games Saturday.

Hurricane Irma forces UF, USF to cancel games

7:02 PM

The threat of Hurricane Irma led the University of Florida and University of South Florida to postpone their scheduled college football games Saturday.

Florida-Northern Colorado game cancelled due to Irma

6:10 PM

Saturday's contest between host Florida and Northern Colorado was canceled on Thursday due to the dangers of Hurricane Irma.

Memphis LB Dillon (shoulder) to miss rest of season

12:21 PM

Memphis linebacker Jackson Dillon will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury, coach Mike Norvell announced.

Florida WR Robinson out indefinitely with heart issue

10:39 AM

Florida freshman wide receiver James Robinson has been sidelined indefinitely because of a heart issue.

GameScout: CFB Top 25 capsules

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» Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Arizona State’s Ball retires from football because of seizures

7:53 PM

Arizona State senior safety Marcus Ball announced on Wednesday that he will retire from football as he continues to battle what he termed uncontrollable epileptic seizures.

Florida State moves kickoff against ULM to noon

11:05 AM

Florida State moved the kickoff time of Saturday's game in Tallahassee, Fla., against Louisiana-Monroe to noon ET due to Hurricane Irma.

No. 16 Miami cancels game at Arkansas State

9:52 AM

No. 16 Miami will not play at Arkansas State this weekend as scheduled due to the anticipated extreme impact of Hurricane Irma.

» Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CFB notebook: Texas A&M’s Sumlin responds to criticism

7:19 PM

Embattled Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin sidestepped criticism by a board of regents member and said he doesn't pay attention to outside analysis.

Texas A&M’s Sumlin responds to criticism

4:58 PM

Embattled Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin sidestepped criticism by a board of regents member and said he doesn't pay attention to outside analysis.

Alabama still No. 1; Florida State drops seven spots

3:29 PM

Florida State plummeted seven spots to No. 10 in The Associated Press college football poll after dropping its opener to Alabama and losing quarterback Deondre Francois to a season-ending knee injury.

Tennessee WR Jennings dislocates wrist

1:45 PM

Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings is expected to be sidelined as many as 12 weeks with a dislocated wrist, VolQuest.com reported on Tuesday.

Maryland QB Pigrome (torn ACL) out for season

12:52 PM

Maryland's biggest victory in several seasons came with a high cost.

Texas A&M QB Starkel, S Wilson undergo surgery

10:24 AM

Texas A&M quarterback Nick Starkel and senior free safety Donovan Wilson each underwent surgery and are expected to be sidelined for an extended period of time, coach Kevin Sumlin announced on his weekly radio show.

Longhorns look to build on positives

10:17 AM

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas rebuilding efforts won't be a quick fix, but a 51-41 loss to Maryland was still a shock to new Longhorns coach Tom Herman and his staff.

» Monday, September 4, 2017

Washington seeks faster start against Montana

11:36 PM

Washington coach Chris Petersen knows the club's season-opening victory over Rutgers wasn't aesthetically pleasing.

ASU’s Graham tries new approach on defense

11:11 PM

Arizona State coach Todd Graham, coming off a 5-7 season, exclaimed, "1-0, baby!" after last week's too-close-for-comfort 37-31 win over visiting New Mexico State.

Freshman RB Dobbins impresses in Buckeyes’ debut

10:51 PM

The buzz after Ohio State's 49-21 victory over Indiana in last week's season opener was the emergence of freshman running back J.K. Dobbins.

Michigan’s Harbaugh sticking with Speight

10:45 PM

Wilton Speight knows the leash is looming, but at least the Michigan junior quarterback didn't lose his starting gig.

CFB notebook: A&M coach Sumlin draws ire of regent member

6:02 PM

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin has faced criticism for late-season implosions, but blowing a 34-point lead and losing to UCLA on Sunday might have been the final straw for a school regent.

Riley not worried about Nebraska defense

5:56 PM

Nebraska would seem to have quite a bit of work to do on defense in its second game.

Fisher confirms QB Francois suffered torn patellar tendon

5:06 PM

Florida State coach coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed Monday that quarterback Deondre Francois suffered a torn patellar tendon in Saturday night's loss to top-ranked Alabama and announced that freshman James Blackman will take Francois' place.

Texas A&M regent calls for Sumlin’s firing

4:27 PM

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin has faced criticism for late-season implosions but blowing a 34-point lead and losing to UCLA on Sunday might have been the final straw for a school regent.

Florida looking to get offense on track

4:19 PM

Florida fans were hoping that the offense would take a positive turn in Jim McElwain's third season as head coach.

Oklahoma CB Parker out for season with knee injury

3:44 PM

Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Parker will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, coach Lincoln Riley announced Monday.

Georgia QB Eason out against Notre Dame with knee injury

3:15 PM

Georgia coach Kirby Smart confirmed Monday that quarterback Jacob Eason will miss this Saturday's game against Notre Dame with a sprained knee ligament.

Alabama loses OLBs Lewis and Miller to season-ending injuries

2:40 PM

The season is over after one game for two Alabama outside linebackers.

» Sunday, September 3, 2017

Florida State QB Francois out for season

8:41 PM

Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois is expected to miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a patellar tendon injury in his left knee, multiple outlets reported on Sunday.

First and 20: Alabama’s dominance is same old story

2:37 PM

Death, taxes and the Alabama defense.

Florida State QB Francois suffers knee injury

9:31 AM

The status of Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois is uncertain after the sophomore suffered a potentially serious knee injury during the Seminoles' 24-7 loss to Alabama on Saturday night.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Alabama handles No. 3 Florida State

2:37 AM

ATLANTA -- No. 1 Alabama forced three turnovers, sacked Deondre Francois three times, blocked two kicks and held No. 3 Florida State to 40 yards rushing in a 24-7 victory Saturday night before 76,330 at the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Calvin Ridley caught a 53-yard touchdown pass and two-point conversion from Jalen Hurts, and Damien Harris had an 11-yard run and a blocked punt.

Blue-chip NFL talent showcased on Alabama’s defense

1:43 AM

While it may not have quite lived up to its billing as the greatest opener in college football history, viewers were treated to a slugfest featuring a ridiculous number of future early NFL draft picks Saturday as top-ranked Alabama beat No. 3 Florida State 24-7 in a game much closer than its final score indicated.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Alabama handles No. 3 Florida State

12:54 AM

ATLANTA -- No. 1 Alabama forced three turnovers, sacked Deondre Francois three times, blocked two kicks and held No. 3 Florida State to 40 yards rushing in a 24-7 victory Saturday night before 76,330 at the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Calvin Ridley caught a 53-yard touchdown pass and two-point conversion from Jalen Hurts, and Damien Harris had an 11-yard run and a blocked punt.

» Saturday, September 2, 2017

USC’s blind snapper sets up final point

11:03 PM

There will be debates over how well USC's Heisman Trophy candidate, quarterback Sam Darnold, played in Saturday's season-opening, 49-31 win over Western Michigan University, but there is no controversy over the single most dramatic moment in the game.

Top 25 roundup: Clemson romps, USC escapes upset bid

10:43 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. -- No. 5 Clemson amassed 665 yards of offense en route to a 56-3 victory against Kent State in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Clemson, Penn State romp in openers

8:21 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. -- No. 5 Clemson amassed 665 yards of offense en route to a 56-3 victory against Kent State in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Clemson, Penn State romp in openers

5:45 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. -- No. 5 Clemson amassed 665 yards of offense en route to a 56-3 victory against Kent State in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.

Top QB prospect Allen has so-so debut for Wyoming

5:19 PM

Wyoming redshirt junior quarterback Josh Allen, a trendy top 10 pick in early 2018 NFL mock drafts, did not enjoy the 2017 debut he would have liked, melting down in the second half with two ugly interceptions as his Cowboys were corralled 24-3 in Iowa City on Saturday by All-Big Ten linebacker Josey Jewell and the Hawkeyes.