College Football

October 10, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The USFL helped change professional football in just three years of existence. The spring league that featured such stars as Herschel Walker, Steve Young, Jim Kelly and future President Donald Trump is the subject of a new book by bestselling author Jeff Pearlman. "Football for a Buck: The Crazy...
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October 09, 2018 - 3:10 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — George Taliaferro, the star running back for Indiana who in 1949 became the first black player drafted by an NFL team, has died at 91. Senior associate athletic director Jeremy Gray said Tuesday the Hoosiers had spoken with Taliaferro's family about his death in Mason, Ohio...
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Texas running back Keaontay Ingram (26) breaks free against Oklahoma during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
October 08, 2018 - 11:07 am
Oklahoma fired defensive coordinator Mike Stoops on Monday after the Sooners struggled to stop Texas during their first loss of the season. Ruffin McNeill, the assistant head coach and defensive tackles coach, will be the defensive coordinator for the rest of the season. The No. 11 Sooners (5-1)...
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Notre Dame players celebrate a 45-23 win over Virginia Tech in an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 07, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-high eight teams in the latest Associated Press college football poll. After three teams in the top eight and eight ranked teams overall lost on Saturday, there was significant...
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FILE - In a Nov. 19, 2012 file photo, St. John's University head football coach John Gagliardi addresses the media after announcing his retirement in his 60th season as coach in Collegeville, Minn. Gagliardi died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, according to St. John’s University. He was 91. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — John Gagliardi, who won more games than any other college football coach with his unconventional methods at a small Minnesota school, has died. He was 91. St. John's University said Gagliardi died Sunday. A cause of death was not immediately known. Gagliardi retired in 2012 after...
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Utah's Tyrone Young-Smith, right, congratulates Jaylon Johnson (1) after Johnson scored a touchdown against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 07, 2018 - 1:24 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jaylon Johnson returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and Zack Moss ran for two scores, leading Utah to a 40-21 victory over No. 14 Stanford on Saturday night and its first Pac-12 win of the season. "All week we've been telling our whole team to believe and just...
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Virginia Tech quarterback Ryan Willis (5) is slammed to the ground on third down near the goal line during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 07, 2018 - 12:14 am
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Dexter Williams burst through the line, suddenly saw nothing but green in front of him and was gone. In a span of seconds, fans of No. 24 Virginia Tech went from roaring with certainty that the Hokies were about to make the kind of defensive play that can change a game to...
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Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill (8) breaks away from a attempted tackle by Auburn linebacker Darrell Williams (49) as he runs for a first down during the first half of their NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 6 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
October 06, 2018 - 10:03 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nick Fitzgerald ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns and Mississippi State's defense had another dominant performance in a 23-9 victory over No. 8 Auburn on Saturday night. Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) came into the game among the nation's top 10 in...
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