College Football

December 23, 2018 - 11:14 am
Two LSU football players were trying to sell an electronic item when one of them fatally shot an 18-year-old man trying to rob them, police said Sunday. A statement released by Baton Rouge police does not identify the players, but a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press...
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December 22, 2018 - 9:43 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 in the Dollar General Bowl on Saturday night. Troy (10-3) secured the hard-fought win on Davis' 20-yard touchdown run with 3:09 remaining, a play...
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Army quarterback Luke Langdon (9) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Glen Coates (6) against Houston during the first half of Armed Forces Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
December 22, 2018 - 7:54 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. initially ran right before cutting back the other way and eluding a tackler. He sent two other defenders sliding to the ground when he switched directions again and took off toward the end zone. That nifty 77-yard run was one of his Armed...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:24 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jamie Newman's season started on a sour note and finished on a sweet one. Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest's comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday. The quarterback who lost...
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BYU coach Kalani Sitake receives the the trophy full of potatoes from Kevin McDonald, executive director of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, after BYU's 49-18 win over Western Michigan in the NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)
December 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl pregame press conference Thursday, BYU coach Kalani Sitake set high expectations when asked about how he thought quarterback Zach Wilson would play. "Perfectly," Sitake said jokingly. "That's what I'm praying for, perfect play from everyone."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017, file photo, Miami head coach Mark Richt enters the field during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract each year. As college football’s early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn’t in the top 30 of the team standings in composite rankings of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
December 21, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract. As college football's early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn't in the top 30 in composite rankings...
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December 21, 2018 - 5:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 8 Michigan will be short-handed against No. 10 Florida in the Peach Bowl. Just not at quarterback. Shea Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. "There is absolutely nothing like playing in the Big House in front of the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, Florida International running back Anthony Jones catches a pass during an NCAA college football practice at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium, in Miami. Jones and a teammate were hurt in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 6, 2018. Jones' wounds have healed and he's playing in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, Dec. 21, as FIU takes on Toledo. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 3:20 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Anthony Jones rushed for three touchdowns to complete his comeback story, and Florida International survived a horrible start to defeat Toledo 35-32 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl. Jones missed much of the season after being one of two FIU players who were injured in a drive-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar appears for his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Wanted: a host for the sixth annual Newby awards. Yes, we're in a bit of a bind, though nothing like the good folks at the Academy Awards. You see, we never even got to the point where Kevin Hart accepted the honor, then had to withdraw because people capable of working the screengrab function...
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Marshall coach Doc Holliday holds up the trophy after Marshall defeated South Florida 38-10 in the Gasparilla Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 20, 2018 - 11:39 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a family affair as Marshall ended the season with another bowl victory. Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, cousin Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. "It's fun to get to play...
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