College Football

Georgia band members venture a closer look at Texas mascot Bevo before the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in New Orleans. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 2:25 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas football program's mascot, a large white and brown longhorn steer named Bevo, caused a stir at the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday when it knocked down its barricade and briefly charged in the direction of Georgia's mascot , a bulldog name Uga. Uga X, an English bulldog wearing a...
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In this Sept. 23, 2017, photo, freshmen Josh Seals, left, and Tyler Trent, wearing glasses at right, get set for Purdue's NCAA college football game against Michigan at Ross-Ade Stadium, in West Lafayette, Ind. Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. He was 20. (John Terhune/Journal & Courier via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 1:54 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old. His family confirmed the death to The Indianapolis Star . Trent wanted to be a sportswriter and was determined to...
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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) celebrates his second touchdown carry in the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia in New Orleans, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
January 02, 2019 - 12:52 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bevo's pregame strategy was to run right at the Bulldogs. Once the football started, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger took the same approach with outstanding results. Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia's offense in check, and the Longhorns...
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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, right, celebrates with quarterback Dwayne Haskins after Ohio State defeated Washington 28-23 in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 01, 2019 - 9:22 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Urban Meyer says he decided to end his remarkable coaching career at Ohio State partly because of the stress inherent in this high-intensity job. After his Buckeyes blew most of a 25-point lead in the fourth quarter and had to recover a last-minute onside kick to win the...
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January 01, 2019 - 8:33 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Monday about the Liberty Bowl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Oklahoma State set a Liberty Bowl record by gaining 637 total yards. Missouri gained 637 total yards to set the record. A corrected version of the story is below: Oklahoma State edges No...
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Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, center, congratulates wide receiver Charleston Rambo (14) after Rambo scored a touchdowns, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 01, 2019 - 6:49 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team. Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of...
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Penn State safety Nick Scott (4) stops Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) after a short gain during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 01, 2019 - 6:27 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Winning 10 games, beating Penn State on New Year's Day, and finishing in the Top 20 is no small deal for the Kentucky Wildcats. So when Mark Stoops took a seat on the podium flanked by linebacker Josh Allen and running back Benny Snell Jr. after Tuesday's 27-24 victory in the...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass against UCF during the first half of a Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 01, 2019 - 5:43 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Burrow watched the ball land in an opposing player's hands and immediately gave chase. Locked in on preventing a pick six, LSU's quarterback didn't see Joey Connors, Central Florida's 313-pound defensive lineman, bearing down on him. With a thunderous, blindside collision...
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Iowa defensive back Jake Gervase (30) reaches out to intercept a pass intended for Mississippi State wide receiver Stephen Guidry (1) during the second half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 01, 2019 - 4:44 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Iowa Hawkeyes lost a yard on the last play of the Outback Bowl, pushing their final rushing total to minus 15 yards, and didn't mind a bit. They ran the play from victory formation. Safety Jake Gervase's interception in the end zone helped preserve a late lead, and a ball-...
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UCF quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. (8) throws the ball away while being pressured by LSU linebacker Devin White (40) in the first half during the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
January 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — There will be no self-proclaimed national championship for Central Florida this year. LSU snapped UCF's 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory at the Fiesta Bowl on Tuesday, with Joe Burrow dissecting the Knights' secondary for 394 yards passing and four touchdowns. The...
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