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Notre Dame makes quick, easy work of USC
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — A lot can change in 11 months. Five days fewer than that ago, USC ended Notre Dame’s miserable 2016 season with a 45-27 rout. The No. 13 Irish turned the tables Saturday, dispatching the...
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No. 15 Washington State leads Colorado by two scores after ugly first half
Ugly weather, ugly football. At least for No. 15 Washington State, they can say they held the lead. In a rainy, lackluster first half of football, the Cougars managed to head to the locker room up 14-0 over...
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West Virginia QB-turned-WR David Sills more than halfway to breaking single-season TD reception record
Sills has 15; Louisiana Tech's Troy Edwards totaled 27 in 1998.
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Notre Dame's win over USC a year in the making
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly explains that this win over USC has been a year in the making and something the Irish have been building towards since losing to the Trojans last year.
ND's Kelly: Beating USC is not crown jewel for us
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly explains that this win against USC was important, but it's not their "crown jewel." The Irish want to win more.
Kelly: Want us to act like we've been there before
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly breaks down his team's big win over USC, including calling Josh Adams "Eric Dickerson-like" and analyzing Brandon Wimbush's progress.
Wimbush: Adams makes things pretty easy
Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush talks about Josh Adams' ability to make things easier for his teammates following the Fighting Irish's win over USC.
No. 2 Penn State exacts revenge on No. 19 Michigan, advances to showdown vs. No. 6 Ohio State
The trajectory of Penn State’s program changed with last season’s loss to Michigan. That 49-10 drubbing in Ann Arbor dropped the Nittany Lions to 2-2 on the season and 2-6 dating back to the...
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No. 13 Notre Dame routs No. 11 USC to jump firmly into playoff mix
Wake up the echoes, Notre Dame appears to be for real this season — real, real good that is. The Irish throttled their intersectional rivals from Southern California on Saturday night, rolling to a 49...
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Josh Adams scores third rushing TD against USC
Notre Dame running back Josh Adams scores on a 14-yard touchdown run for his third score of the game.
Josh Adams breaks off 84-yard touchdown run
Notre Dame running back Josh Adams explodes for an 84-yard touchdown to put the Fighting Irish up 42-14 over USC.
Darnold tosses second TD against Notre Dame
USC quarterback Sam Darnold hits Deontay Burnett for a 16-yard touchdown in the second half against Notre Dame.
Wimbush scores on seven-yard TD scamper
Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush finds a hole and takes it in from seven yards out to extend the Fighting Irish's lead.
Darnold-to-Mitchell Jr. puts USC on the board
Sam Darnold connects with Steven Mitchell Jr. on a four-yard slant to give USC its first points of the game in the second half.
Chicago, Notre Dame band dazzle South Bend crowd
Chicago and the Notre Dame Marching Band perform at halftime in South Bend.
USC band 'Spirit of Troy' performs at halftime
USC's band "Spirit of Troy" takes the field and performs at halftime of the Trojans' showdown with Notre Dame in South Bend.
No. 13 Notre Dame rolling early to take big halftime lead over turnover-prone USC
There are bad starts, and there are starts like what No. 11 USC had in the first half of their rivalry game against No. 13 Notre Dame. Fumble on the first drive? Check. Shank a short field goal? Yep. Muff a...
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Penn State starts fast, but Michigan hanging around
On a white out night in State College, Penn State threatened to blowout Michigan early, but the Wolverines battled back to a 21-13 deficit at the break. Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead pulled...
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Brandon Wimbush keeps it for four-yard TD run
Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush cuts left and scores on a four-yard keeper to put the Fighting Irish up 28-0 in the first half.
Tennessee’s Rashaan Gaulden apologizes for flipping off Alabama fans
Some would say its the entire Vols program that should be apologizing for how low they've sunk under Butch Jones.
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Josh Adams punches it in from three yards out
Notre Dame running back Josh Adams bounces off a couple of tackles and pushes the Fighting Irish's lead over USC to 21-0.
Kevin Stepherson hauls in 23-yard touchdown
Notre Dame's Brandon Wimbush fires a 23-yard back-shoulder touchdown pass to Kevin Stepherson to push the Fighting Irish's lead to 14 points.
Late heroics save No. 9 Oklahoma on the road at Kansas State after wild second half
Just before the end of the first half, everybody was wondering if Baker Mayfield was 100 percent healthy. Just before the end of the second half, it became pretty clear he was doing just fine. The Sooners...
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WATCH: ‘Bama ‘bros brawl in stands during woodshedding of Tennessee
Those two showed more fight than the Vols did on the field, it seems.
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Wimbush connects with St. Brown for 26-yard TD
Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush fires a 26-yard dart to Equanimeous St. Brown to give the Fighting Irish a 7-0 lead over USC.
No. 8 Miami escapes at home vs. tough and gritty Syracuse
The No. 8 Miami Hurricanes remain undefeated for another week after grinding out a hard-fought victory against Syracuse.
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No. 1 Alabama matches series record with 11th straight win over Tennessee
Alabama extended its winning streak against SEC competition to 22 games.
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Scott Frost’s stock continues to rise as unbeaten and 20th-ranked UCF knocks off Navy
Knights have won first six games in a season for first time in program history, remains in good shape for Group of Five New Year's Six bid.
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No. 9 Oklahoma struggling on the road with Kansas State at halftime
It didn’t take long — two plays exactly — for No. 9 Oklahoma to realize that they will have their hands full against Kansas State on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats struck early and...
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Miami turns Syracuse turnovers into 13-3 halftime lead
Syracuse had four turnovers in the first half, but the Orange defense is preventing Miami from running away with this game so far.
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Tennessee hanging around with Alabama — and trailing by three TDs
It feels like Tennessee is hanging decently well with Alabama, and yet the score is 21-0 Tide at the break in Tuscaloosa. Such is life in the Third Saturday in October rivalry. Bo Scarborough lodged Alabama...
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Jimbo Fisher allows he ‘shouldn’t have said something’ to heckling fan
When a fan told Fisher to 'get new coaches,' the HC challenged the man to 'Walk your ass down here and say it."
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Army officially accepts Armed Forces Bowl invitation
The Black Knights have now qualified for bowls in back-to-back years for first time since 1984-85 seasons.
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Rutgers wins back-to-back B1G games for first time since joining the conference in 2014
The Scarlet Knights hadn't won back-to-back games in any league since 2012 prior to today.
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Texas throws away upset bid to No. 10 Oklahoma State in overtime
It wasn't pretty by any stretch of the imagination, but Oklahoma State will take the "W" anyway it can to remain in the Big 12 championship hunt.
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At 2-4, Florida State hasn’t been this bad halfway through a season since Bobby Bowden’s last year
With Jimbo challenging jeering fan to come on down, the Seminoles need to win four of their last five games just to become bowl-eligible.
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No. 5 Wisconsin remains perfect after win against Maryland
Wisconsin overcame a couple of early miscues to put together another solid victory on Saturday. At 7-0, the Badgers appear to be rolling back to the Big Ten championship game already.
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In upending Texas Tech, Iowa State off to best start since 2002
Dan McCarney's Cyclones went 6-1 that season en route to a 7-7 campaign.
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WATCH: Tim Tebow gives 36.5-point underdog Tennessee passionate pep talk ahead of Alabama game
Florida went 4-0 against UT during Tebow's time in Gainesville.
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Big 12 upset brewing in Austin? Longhorns tied 7-7 with Oklahoma State at half
Texas has a potential upset in the works at home against No. 10 Oklahoma State, but can the Longhorns continue to slow down the Cowboys offense in the second half?
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Wisconsin defense scores and bails out Badgers offense in first half vs. Maryland
The Badgers defense scored a touchdown and held Maryland to three points off two Wisconsin turnovers in the first half.
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LOOK: GameDay signs roast Jim Harbaugh ahead of Penn State game
When you are as high-profile as Jim Harbaugh has been — and when the off-field headlines don’t translate into the type of on-field success your fan base craves– you are the perfect target...
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Syracuse fans looking to help fellow fan who broke both legs celebrating upset of Clemson
The man has already undergone two surgeries to repair damage that also includes crushed ankle, dislocated kneecap.
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Louisville CB Jaire Alexander ruled out of FSU game after aggravating knee injury in practice
Alexander was second-team All-ACC last season, but knee issue has limited to three games in 2017.
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Bronx Bombers’ postseason success pushes Maryland-Rutgers game out of Yankee Stadium
Nov. 4 game would've been fourth for Scarlet Knights at home of the Pinstripes, will now be played in Piscataway.
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Wyoming to honor late Joe Tiller during Homecoming Game
Cowboys went 10-2 in Tiller's last season; UW hasn't won more than 8 games in a season in the 20-plus years since he left for Purdue.
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Notre Dame vs. USC: Who, what, when, where, why and by how much?
WHO? No. 13 Notre Dame (5-1) vs. No. 11 Southern Cal (16-1), two of 16 or 17 genuine College Football Playoff contenders, though the loser of this matchup will no longer be able to make that claim. WHAT?...
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Princeton 52, Harvard 17 highlights
The Tigers of Princeton demolished Harvard, becoming the first team since 1989 to score 50 or more points against the Crimson.
Army on cusp of rare back-to-back bowl seasons for first time since 1984-85
Army is one win away from becoming bowl-eligible for a second straight season. It also may make Jeff Monken a coach to watch in the coaching rumor mill.
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Ohio State unveils alternate helmet for Penn State game
The Buckeyes showed off the helmet to be used for their big game against the Nittany Lions next week.
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Big Ten lines up Thursday and Friday night football for 2018
The Big Ten has set aside a handful of games to be played during the week in 2018 to continue adding programming inventory for TV partners.
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Friday at 4: Bye Week Mailbag Part Two
The bye week mailbag went pretty well. In fact, there were many more questions than any reasonable word count could have allotted for. Then again, the internet is limitless, so clearly the constraint was...
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In statement, Mark Dantonio says LJ Scott’s ‘status will be affected for Saturday’s game, but he will play’
LJ Scott, arrested seven times in less than two years, leads No. 18 Michigan State in rushing heading into Week 8.
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Ragin’ Cajuns LB dismissed after felony identity theft arrest
A JUCO transfer, Ferrod Gardner had been expected to start at LB prior to a season-ending injury suffered in summer camp.
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ND's Kelly happy with defensive style of play
Notre Dame's Brian Kelly is happy that his team has rebounded from a poor 2016 season and believe it's due to changing his approach to better fit his players.
FAU will allow star WR with felony charges pending to return, play
Kalib Woods was easily the Owls' leading receiver last season.
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Texas RB Kyle Porter ‘probably’ out for Oklahoma State game
Porter is currently second on the Longhorns in rushing touchdowns and carries.
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Florida State (again) down a pair of WRs for Louisville game
Keith Gavin is third on the Seminoles in catches and receiving yards, while George Campbell is tops on the team at 20.3 ypc.
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Notre Dame without LB Greer Martini and with a hampered Dexter Williams
Irish coach Brian Kelly confirmed senior linebacker and captain Greer Martini will miss No. 13 Notre Dame’s matchup with No. 11 USC on Saturday. Martini suffered a meniscus injury in a practice last week...
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Shutout in first half, No. 25 Memphis tops Houston 42-38
The Wildcats were down 17-0 on the road at halftime.
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Washington State’s leading receiver suspended for Colorado game after reportedly getting a tad angry
While everybody on the Palouse is worried about Mike Leach following athletic director Bill Moos to Nebraska this week, a more pressing concern for Washington State is getting back on track and beating...
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Notre Dame LB Greer Martini out vs. USC
Greer Martini had been dealing with a knee injury he previously suffered in practice.
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Michigan State RB LJ Scott reportedly arrested (for a seventh time!) over driving without valid license
It seems the tumultuous offseason that Mark Dantonio has experienced dating back to last year is not ending with the 2017 campaign being well underway for his Spartans. That’s because the Michigan...
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BYU, East Carolina add two games to football series in 2022 and 2024
If you wanted to see BYU and East Carolina play some more football, congrats because this is your lucky day. Prior to the Cougars’ trip to Greenville this week, the two schools announced on Thursday...
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Ex-Alabama WR’s suit against Lane Kiffin, FAU dismissed
Antonio 'A.C.' Carter claimed he was misled regarding a job on FAU staff in order to benefit from his relationship with recruit.
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Things To Learn: Notre Dame’s defense to be tested by USC in ways it has not yet seen
Notre Dame could begin working themselves into the playoff picture with a win over No. 11 USC.
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Alabama WR Donnie Lee Jr. charged with domestic violence, dismissed
Verbal altercation turned physical and resulted in injuries to the senior walk-on's girlfriend.
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Phil Fulmer can feel Butch Jones’ pain
"I understand exactly where he is" the former Tennessee head coach said of the current Tennessee head coach.
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Irish legit title contender if they beat USC
Notre Dame is underrated and can show themselves as a legit title contender with a win over USC, says Chris Simms.
Florida loses starting DE to season-ending hip surgery
Jordan Sherit is currently second on the Gators in sacks and tied for third in tackles for loss.
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‘Health-related issue’ to sideline Oregon State WR Seth Collins indefinitely
Last season, converted QB was second on team in catches, receiving yards but has missed more than half of 2017 due to injury/illness.
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And In That Corner … The USC Trojans and turnover/touchdown-machine Sam Darnold
Of Notre Dame’s six games thus far this season, none of the opponents were necessarily-known commodities. Georgia has moved into prime playoff positioning by now, but as of the season’s second week, the...
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VIDEO: UCF head coach Scott Frost shows off wheels running the option as scout team QB
In terms of accomplishments as a college football player, few coaches have the resume of Scott Frost. After all, the now-UCF head coach won a national title back in 1997 with Nebraska and compiled a 24-2...
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Ohio State reportedly opting for all-gray alternate uniforms for Penn State game
Recruiting never stops, even for a blue-blood like Ohio State. That’s one reason why the team is reportedly set to go with an all-gray alternate uniform for the team’s biggest game of the year...
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ESPN apologized to Washington over cupcake stunt during broadcast
It seems that budding feud between ESPN, Washington and Huskies head coach Chris Petersen is starting to die down just a bit. ESPN has apologized to the school for a stunt on a broadcast two weeks ago...
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Athletic director Tom Jurich officially fired
Tom Jurich is officially out as Louisville's athletic director after a vote by the board of directors.
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Illini lose DB Tony Adams to season-ending shoulder surgery
Earlier this year, Tony Adams became the first true freshman to start at cornerback for Illinois since Vontae Davis in 2006.  A few weeks later, his season has ended on a much lower note. Lovie Smith has...
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Judge denies Jerry Sandusky’s request for new trial
The former Penn State coach is serving a sentence of at least 30 years after being found guilty on 45 of 48 child-sex-abuse charges.
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Notre Dame relies on QB Brandon Wimbush to keep drives alive despite passing struggles
Irish coach Brian Kelly declared Notre Dame junior quarterback Brandon Wimbush healthy for this weekend’s top-15 matchup with USC. Of course, anytime facing the No. 11 team in the country, Kelly wants to...
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Pitt kicker explains decision to kneel during National Anthem
The junior walk-on, who is white, says his college years have opened his eyes to 'white privilege' and social injustices.
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Starting USC DT Josh Fatu in concussion protocol after car wreck
Fatu is second on the Trojans in tackles for loss with seven.
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Given Scott Frost-Nebraska chatter, UCF announces funding initiative
Plan calls for raising at least $1.5 million annually to enhance football program's operating resources.
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Three-star 2015 BYU signee added to Utah roster, immediately eligible
Mika Tafua spent two years on an LDS church mission before joining the other side of the Holy War.
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Western Michigan’s three-pronged rushing attack down one for foreseeable future
LeVante Bellamy's 394 yards are third on the Broncos, while he leads the team at 8.0 ypc.
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Dana Holgorsen’s son commits to North Texas
Logan Holgorsen is a high school junior quarterback recruit for the Mean Green.
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Notre Dame can make statement vs. USC
Brian Kelly explains where the No. 13 Irish stand coming off their bye week leading up to a pivotal matchup against No. 11 USC in South Bend.
Big 12, Oklahoma lead the way on AP Midseason All-America team
Baker Mayfield and Orlando Brown were two of a national-best three Oklahoma selections on the inaugural AP Midseason All-America team.
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Auburn dismisses WR Kyle Davis
The true sophomore leads the Tigers with an average of 30 yards per catch.
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Mike Leach downplays rumors that have him following Bill Moos to Nebraska
'I don’t have any plans to do that and then they already have a head coach there and he’s a pretty good one.'
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QB Wimbush & Notre Dame RBs healthy; LB Martini not
After a week off from most football activities last week and a week off from schoolwork due to fall break this week, No. 13 Notre Dame is near full health for its primetime matchup with No. 11 USC on...
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Alabama five-touchdown favorite over Tennessee
Vols have lost by 35-plus points to Tide just four times in previous 99 meetings; two of those have come in last four years.
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Cal loses leading tackler to season-ending injury
Devante Downs is easily the Golden Bears' best and most productive player on the defensive side of the ball.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Navy falls, dropping undefeateds to only Georgia and Miami (FL)
One of the three heretofore remaining undefeated opponents on Notre Dame’s schedule fell this weekend, largely due to its own mistakes. All in all, Irish opponents went 7-4 but are expected to go 3-5 this...
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Urban Meyer’s wife apologizes after taking Twitter shot at Colin Kaepernick’s choices
'What-ever. He made his choices' she tweeted in response to Kaepernick filing grievance against NFL, while also praising Tim Tebow.
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Arkansas starting QB Austin Allen could miss another couple weeks
The senior would again be replaced by redshirt freshman Cole Kelley.
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Butch Jones says the most Butch Jones quote of all time
Jones's attempts attempts to keep his job are going to end up helping to push him out of his job.
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Houston Nutt settles lawsuit with Ole Miss
Neither side was happy with this outcome, and neither side pretended to be.
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Washington loses LT Adams, CB Miller for the season
Injuries are starting to take their toll on Chris Petersen's Huskies.
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Maryland AD Kevin Anderson to take 6-month sabbatical
Former Georgia AD Damon Evans will run the department in Anderson's absence.
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Former Penn State K Joey Julius to attend Nittany Lions-Michigan game
It will be Julius's first Nittany Lions game to attend as a fan as a Penn State student.
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Bryce Love draws even with Saquon Barkley on Bovada’s Heisman board
The Heisman Trophy race is a two-man race right now between Penn State's Saquon Barkley and Stanford's Bryce Love.
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Alabama remains Bovada’s national championship favorite, but Buckeyes are rising
The Ohio State Buckeyes continue to move up the board as a national championship contender.
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Clemson QB Kelly Bryant “responded well” to concussion protocol
Clemson's title hopes were given a scare Friday night with the loss of Kelly Bryant to a concussion, but he is already showing some positive signs according to Dabo Swinney.
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South Carolina RB Rico Dowdle heading to surgery
South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle could be done for the rest of the regular season after he undergoes surgery this week.
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Questions for the Week: Wimbush’s health & the unpredictability of college football
How was your weekend off? Did you catch up on some sleep? Perhaps rake those leaves you had been ignoring? Of course you didn’t, but let’s pretend you did. And as you did, you kept asking yourself … Will...
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Former Auburn FB Heath Evans: Fire Gus Malzahn, hire me
Somehow I doubt Auburn will take him up on the offer.
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Bryce Love update: Still ridiculous
Love would rank among the top 30 in rushing among all FBS teams.
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Nebraska hires Washington State AD Bill Moos
The red smoke is emerging from the top of Memorial Stadium, and it’s…. Bill Moos? Nebraska was widely expected to announce a full-time replacement for ousted AD Shawn Eichorst this week, and on...
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AP Poll: Alabama a unanimous No. 1, Penn State to No. 2 and Ohio State now the highest 1-loss team
Penn State has earned its first No. 2 ranking since 1999.
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Penn State, Georgia, TCU go 2-3-4 in latest Coaches’ Poll
Alabama is now a unanimous No. 1 among college football coaches.
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Go ahead and pencil J.T. Barrett into the Heisman discussion
The Ohio State quarterback is playing as well as anyone right now and has plenty of chances to shine ahead of him.
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No. 23 Stanford too much for Oregon as Cardinal wins fourth straight in a blowout
Oregon and Stanford have combined to produce some of the most memorable and nationally relevant Pac-12 games over the past few years. On a weekend filled with upsets and improbable results, could the two...
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No. 5 Washington becomes fourth Top 10 team to go down in Week 7
UW joins Auburn, Clemson, Washington State on the vanquished list.
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Arizona QB (QB!!!) Khalil Tate has rushed for 557 yards last two games
After setting FBS rushing record for QB in Week 6, Tate follows it up with 200-yard game in Week 7.
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Jackrabbit invades field, Bryce Love invades end zone as Stanford leads Oregon at half
Things got weird as the sun set on the Bay Area on Friday and Cal pulled off the upset of No. 8 Washington State on Friday night. A day later and much further South, things were equally strange even if the...
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No. 13 USC survives Sam Darnold turnovers to come back and beat Utah
On Saturday night, the many faces of Sam Darnold in 2017 were on display. There was the dazzling of course, throwing for 358 yards and three scores. There was the head-scratching, such as a trio of fumbles...
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WATCH: Dabo Swinney gets warm welcome as Alabama honors ’92 title team
Swinney won a title as a player at 'Bama and won his first as a head coach by beating his alma mater last season.
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No. 9 Ohio State looks like a contender in crushing Nebraska for second straight year
Ohio State and Nebraska did not belong on the same field, and that is a shame for all of us.
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Texas A&M boots its way past Florida in battle for second-tier SEC supremacy
The Aggies have put themselves in position to make a second-half run.
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No. 1 Alabama has no issues dispatching Arkansas to remain undefeated
No. 2 Clemson went down. No. 8 Washington State fell. No. 10 Auburn blew a big lead and lost. Could top-ranked Alabama see a scare as well? Not. A. Chance. The Crimson Tide looked like an emphatic choice as...
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Utah out front of No. 13 USC at halftime in key Pac-12 South clash
We’ve seen numerous top 15 teams lose, or come close to losing, and it might be time to add another squad to the upset alert. Utah has been making plays on both sides of the ball and jumped out to a...
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Ohio State blowing Nebraska off its own field
Urban Meyer may never admit it, but Ohio State played a perfect first half.
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No upset alert needed for Alabama as they are rolling over Arkansas at halftime
It’s been a weekend full of upsets around college football, could No. 1 Alabama also be in the mix to suffer an improbable defeat? No, not really. At least it seems that way given the way the Crimson...
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Florida leads Aggies in low-scoring affair
This one's ugly in more ways than one.
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AAC West undergoes shakeup as Houston, Navy fall in Week 7
Memphis takes the divisional lead courtesy of a three-point win over Navy.
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No. 6 TCU waits out two weather delays to defeat Kansas State
More than six hours later, TCU had its sixth win of the season.
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No. 12 Oklahoma hangs on to beat Texas and remain in Big 12, CFP races
Another Red River Rout turned into a Red River Classic.
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Late game heroics save No. 11 Miami again to help top Georgia Tech
If enough people call a game a trap game, is it still a trap game? It seemed so judging by the way No. 11 Miami struggled all day long with Georgia Tech. No worries for the Hurricanes though, because ...
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The streak continues: LSU comes back to beat No. 10 Auburn in Baton Rouge (again)
18 years. It’s been 18 looooong years since Auburn beat LSU in Baton Rouge, a streak that dates back to before Tigers on either side were even born. Despite their best efforts, the visitors from...
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Air Force overcomes 27-point deficit to knock off UNLV
With five rushing touchdowns, QB Arion Worthman triggered the second-largest comeback in the service academy's history.
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Pat Narduzzi, teammates support Pitt player’s decision to kneel during National Anthem
One of those teammates, though, questions the effectiveness of '30 seconds of fame making a statement."
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Weather pushes Akron-Western Michigan game to Sunday
Battle of MAC divisional leaders moved to the NFL's domain as four inches of rain deluged Kalamazoo and made playing impossible.
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WATCH: Gamecock QB Jake Bentley makes classy postgame gesture toward vanquished Vols QB
The state of South Carolina has done itself proud in the sportsmanship department the last 24 hours.
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Oklahoma opens up early lead, but Texas hanging around
One team has a fifth-year senior quarterback. The other has a true freshman. It shows.
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No. 10 Auburn holds comfortable halftime lead over LSU in Baton Rouge
It’s been nearly two decades since Auburn won in Baton Rouge and the visiting Tigers are making sure they reverse their fortune early on in their annual meeting with LSU on Saturday afternoon, jumping...
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Memphis DT Ernest Suttles charged with rape, dismissed
The fifth-year senior had started 19 of 38 games last three years and was listed as a co-starter prior to off-field issue.
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Midway through season, NC State sits alone atop ACC Atlantic
NCSU still has to face Clemson in a game that could determine the division's representative in the conference title game.
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West Virginia closes with 29 unanswered points to rally past No. 24 Texas Tech
Dana Holgorsen has now won four of five meetings against former player and colleague Kliff Kingsbury.
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Heat on Butch Jones intensifies as Tennessee falls to South Carolina
Vols fall to 0-3 in SEC play as the likelihood of Jones seeing 2018 as UT head coach continues to decrease.
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Maryland calls reports of Kevin Anderson’s ouster as AD ‘false’
Reports had the ousted Anderson on the university's payroll through August of next year in a settlement negotiated by Kevin Plank.
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Texas Tech leading West Virginia through one half
West Virginia has had no answer for the Texas Tech offense.
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Reports: Kevin Anderson out as AD at Maryland
Anderson had spent the past seven years heading Terrapin athletics.
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Report: Arkansas QB Austin Allen not expected to play vs. Alabama because of injured shoulder
Allen suffered injury in Week 6 loss to South Carolina, will be replaced by redshirt freshman making first career start.
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Miami starting corner Dee Delaney reportedly out 6-8 weeks
Delaney was a two-time FCS All-American CB before transferring to the Hurricanes this offseason for final season of eligibility.
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Boise State suspends player under investigation for alleged battery
An attorney for the alleged victim has already filed a civil suit against the walk-on freshman safety.
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Lightning strikes delay start of No. 6 TCU-Kansas State game
Start time pushed back almost an hour at Bill Snyder Family Stadium because of weather in the area.
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Penn State pulls offer from four-star 2018 commit reportedly involved in brawl with high school teammates
Dorian Hardy committed to Penn State in June, also holds offers from Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State among others.
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In defeat, Dabo Swinney shows his class
The Clemson head coach went into the Syracuse locker room to congratulate players on program's biggest win in years.
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Bye Week Primer: What to watch & what to read
This is Notre Dame’s bye week. Any “Who, what, when, where, why and by how much” ponderings do not really apply this week. Instead, it comes down to “What to watch” and “What to read.” Partly due to the...
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Cal beats up No. 8 Washington State in another freaky Friday night upset
Friday the 13th met #Pac12AfterDark and… you absolutely expected things to get freaky. Shovel passes getting picked off. Touchdowns with :00’s on the scoreboard. One yard punts. Protesters with...
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Another upset brewing in Berkeley? Cal leads No. 8 Washington State at halftime
One top 10 team has already gone down on a freaky Friday night, could another upset be brewing in Berkeley? Based on the first half, it sure seems like it. In smoky conditions not far from the Northern...
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Orange you glad? Syracuse shocks No. 2 Clemson to end nation’s longest active win streak
Friday the 13th lived up to its reputation for No. 2 Clemson. The Tigers lost their starting quarterback due to a concussion, saw their defense inexplicably get turned around in a track meet, had one of the...
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QB Kelly Bryant hurt as No. 2 Clemson struggling on the road, trails Syracuse at halftime
If there was going to be a trap game on Clemson’s schedule this season, you could probably point toward Georgia Tech’s visit at the end of the month. That might be a bit premature to say at the...
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Pac-12 confirms Washington State-Cal game will be played as scheduled despite air quality
After several days of wondering and looking at reports, it appears the Friday night game between Washington State and Cal in Berkeley is going to kick off. The Pac-12 issued a statement around 4:25 p.m. PT...
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UCF may need $14 million worth of repairs for rusty football stadium
The front-runner for the Group of Five bid this season heading into the weekend just might be Central Florida, which is undefeated and rolling up some mighty impressive victories under head coach Scott...
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Baylor fans reportedly dyed Oklahoma State fountain green ahead of Cowboys’ homecoming
College football fans love to get underneath their opponents skin but that just might backfire this week when Baylor visits Oklahoma State. That’s because it’s homecoming in Stillwater this week...
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Friday at 4: 40 predictions updated & 4 more for the next six weeks
It may be a common exercise, but that is because it is a logical one. What fun are season-long predictions if not checked on throughout the fall? For that matter, a time will come to tally results and...
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K-State expected to start Alex Delton at QB vs. TCU
Starter Jesse Ertz has been dealing with a knee injury, was replaced by Dalton in double-OT loss to Texas last Saturday.
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Starting FSU guard Landon Dickerson suffers second straight season-ending injury
Dickerson started the first four games at left guard this season, injured ankle in loss to Miami.
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North Carolina avoids NCAA sanctions in academic fraud case
Release of findings is culmination of an investigation that lasted three-plus years.
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Report: Penn State prepping for A&M to woo James Franklin
Franklin's buyout is reportedly just $2 million if he leaves the Nittany Lions after this season.
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Miami to be down three starters for Georgia Tech game
Two secondary starters and a starting O-lineman are out, while the Hurricanes' top deep threat in the passing game is questionable.
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A Notre Dame Bye Week Mailbag: On bowls, momentum & passing game struggles
This bye week mailbag starts off with a long answer. I’d apologize for that, but it would be insincere. The question was a valid one and I understand the thinking. That is why I took the time to dissuade it...
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Dabo Swinney heading to Alabama on Saturday for national championship celebration
This might get a little awkward, but Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is going to the Alabama game this weekend as Alabama honors its 1992 national championship team.
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Ex-USC LB Osa Masina pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge of sex-assault
Former Trojan Osa Masina will avoid having to sit in a state prison after taking a plea deal before going to trial for alleged sexual assault.
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Air quality concerns grow for Friday night game between Cal and Washington State
A pair of Pac-12 games this weekend could be threatened with some poor air quality as a result of wildfires in California.
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Pitt loses starting QB Max Browne to season-ending shoulder surgery
The former USC Trojan has also seen his collegiate playing career come to an end as well.
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Kelly Bryant cleared, will start for Clemson vs. Syracuse
The first-year starting QB suffered a sprained ankle in the Week 6 win over Wake Forest.
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‘Family health issues’ push Trevon Grimes to take leave from Ohio State
The wide receiver was a four-star 2017 signee who had three catches for 20 yards in two games this season.
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Les Miles returning to Death Valley as LSU honors 2007 title team
The festivities will come a little over a year after Miles was fired as the Tigers' head coach.
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In statement, Auburn labels report of academic impropriety ‘false… not supported by facts’
Auburn, as expected, pushes publicly against damning report.
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Johnny Unitas Award makes midseason cut to 20 QBs
Baker Mayfield headlines the cutdown for this latest award, won last year by Deshaun Watson.
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Notre Dame’s defense has limited scoring, but what keys have led to that?
In looking at some preseason predictions, this space speculated Notre Dame would give up between 23.6 and 25.1 points per game this season. That would have been in-line with last season’s final seven games...
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Urban Meyer expresses concern about number of night games on the road
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer would like to see a limit on how many games a team is forced to play in primetime on the road each season.
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P.J. Fleck wasn’t surprised Michigan State beat Michigan
You may have been slightly surprised when Michigan lost to Michigan State last weekend, but Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck almost seemed to expect it to happen.
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Report says Auburn tutor allegedly took final exam for “at least one football player”
An Auburn academic support staff member is accused by a former tutor of taking an online exam for at least one player from Auburn's 2016 football team.
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Houston Nutt tries filing lawsuit against Ole Miss once again
Former Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt has refiled his lawsuit against Ole Miss as his legal battle continues against his former employer.
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USC loses Marlon Tuipulotu to season-ending back surgery
The defensive tackle was a four-star 2017 signee who was the top-rated player in the state of Oregon.
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A statistical look at Notre Dame’s offense through six games compared to the past
Before the season, it was largely expected Notre Dame’s passing game would thrive. This thinking came from offensive coordinator Chip Long’s past, Irish head coach Brian Kelly’s tendencies and Notre Dame’s...
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Ohio State board bumps Urban Meyer’s pay up an extra $100k
Meyer will likely be the fourth-highest paid head coach in the FBS in 2017 at just north of $6.4 million.
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Tennessee appears ready to pull the trigger on change at QB
Only one SEC quarterback has a worse pass efficiency rating than Quinten Dormady.
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With punter injured, Baylor may turn to 285-pound defensive tackle
This season has been a comedy of errors for Baylor. But one of those errors could turn into genuine comedy. Baylor will have to navigate the rest of the season without punter Drew Galitz, who tore his ACL...
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In texts, Gary Andersen throws assistants under the bus, backs up a few times
Andersen was not shy about blaming his assistant coaches for the failures of Oregon State.
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Minnesota will be down four starters for Michigan State game
Gophers' secondary particularly hard hit as injuries knock out pair of starters on that unit.
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Western Michigan TE explains sister’s premature field rush and hug that went viral
The viral moment came in the midst of the highest-scoring game in FBS history.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Second half of schedule continues to look even more impressive
The back half of Notre Dame’s schedule toughened its outlook over the weekend, suffering only one loss, and that came on the road against the No. 2 team in the country. Overall, Irish foes went 8-3 (not...
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Josh Gordon says Baylor assistant helped him cheat drug tests
The wide receiver was dismissed in 2011 by the Bears after he failed a pair of drug tests.
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Lane Kiffin dips Twitter toes into Nick Saban’s ‘rat poison’ discussion
Kiffin ’warns’ his Owls, currently unbeaten in conference play, about swallowing media hype.
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Toledo loses leading receiver season-ending broken leg
Cody Thompson was a first-team All-MAC selection last season after his school-record 1,269 yards.
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Status of Arkansas QB Austin Allen in the air as No. 1 Alabama waits
When Alabama is waiting... does it really matter who plays quarterback?
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Gary Andersen, Oregon State part ways
Andersen was a weird fit at Oregon State from the start.
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Florida could be without five starters vs. Texas A&M
A depleted Florida team could be looking at a losing streak and a sub-.500 record soon.
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Tennessee suspends DT Darrell Taylor following reported practice altercation leaves teammate needing stitches
Suspended Vols defensive tackle Darrell Taylor is going to need to get in a few extra leadership reps before he can be reinstated by Butch Jones.
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Monday Afternoon Leftovers: Notre Dame has already exceeded many of 2016’s totals
Editor’s Note: Excuse the title change from the usual “Monday Morning Leftovers.” It’s bye week. These things happen. Halfway through the season, Notre Dame has already exceeded its win total from all of a...
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Odds for Round 3 of Alabama vs. Clemson are now on the board
The odds are Round 3 of Alabama vs. Clemson, Round 3 now on the board.
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Stanford running back getting serious Love from Bovada in Heisman race
If you have not stayed up to watch Stanford running back Bryce Love this season, you are missing quite a show. Is it enough to make a run for the Heisman Trophy?
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Texas Longhorns gave Bill Snyder a large birthday card
The Texas Longhorns wished Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder with a birthday card before handing him an overtime loss.
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