College Football

FILE - This Sept. 17, 2016 file photo shows LSU head coach Les Miles watching from the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La. Miles is in negotiations with Kansas to take over the down-trodden Jayhawks, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press. Sports Illustrated was the first to report that Miles and Kansas athletic director Jeff Long were discussing a contract. It remains unclear when a deal will be complete. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 18, 2018 - 5:54 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles walked confidently to the podium and slipped on a familiar white hat. This one had "KU" embroidered across the front. The quirky and energetic coach who led LSU to the 2007 national title, after building a consistent winner at Oklahoma State, is back in the Big 12...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Army coach Jeff Monken stands with his team after an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Army is ranked for the first time since 1996, moving into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 23 on Sunday, Nov. 18, as it begins preparations to face rival Navy on Dec. 8. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
November 18, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Army is ranked for the first time since 1996, moving into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 23 on Sunday as it begins preparations to face rival Navy on Dec. 8. The Black Knights (9-2) have been edging toward the Top 25 in recent weeks, and they finally broke through. The rankings...
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Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre heads off the field after the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Utah won 30-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado has fired coach Mike MacIntyre on Sunday with the Buffaloes on a six-game losing streak in his sixth season at the school, and two years after he won AP coach of the year. Athletic director Rick George said in a statement he informed MacIntyre that the coach would not...
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Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew II (16) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
November 18, 2018 - 2:36 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — This record-setting season just keeps getting better for Gardner Minshew. Washington State's star quarterback broke a school mark with seven touchdown passes and the No. 8 Cougars routed Arizona 69-28 on Saturday night to boost their longshot bid for a spot in the College...
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Notre Dame players line up at the end zone to greet fans and cheer with them after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
November 17, 2018 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The band was an Aaron Judge moon shot away from the field, way up in the right-field bleachers of Yankee Stadium. Still, the Fighting Irish lined up in the end zone/outfield and sang the alma mater — just as they would have at Notre Dame Stadium — after dispatching No. 12 Syracuse...
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Southern California head coach Clay Helton, center, argues a call with a referee during the second half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 17, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than two years ago, Clay Helton left the Rose Bowl field in triumph after leading Southern California past Penn State in one of the most thrilling bowl games ever played. The Trojans' head coach left the same field Saturday by walking underneath a red-lettered sign...
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Florida running back Dameon Pierce (27) runs past Idaho defensive lineman Ben Taliulu for yardage during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
November 17, 2018 - 6:04 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida had more on its mind than just running up a big score against Idaho. Sure the 63-10 final score didn't hurt the No. 15 Gators' bid for a spot in a New Year's Six bowl game, but there was even more than that at stake. This was a game about the future, With a win all...
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Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald (7) passes against an on rushing Arkansas defender during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 17, 2018 - 4:12 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nick Fitzgerald barreled through a defender during the fourth quarter, crashing face-first into the ground before trotting to the sideline while removing a huge clump of grass and mud from his helmet. Two plays later, he was back on the field. And the quarterback's 19-yard...
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Harvard wide receiver Henry Taylor (28) stretches for a touchdown against Yale linebacker Noah Pope (30) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Fenway Park in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
November 17, 2018 - 3:28 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Stewart threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns before being wheeled off on a stretcher in the fourth quarter, leading Harvard to a 45-27 victory over Yale on Saturday at Fenway Park in the highest-scoring matchup in the 143-year history of The Game. The senior, playing his last...
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Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. (7) looks to pass during the first half of an NCAA football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 17, 2018 - 3:28 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Ohio State went to overtime to avoid one of the most stunning upsets in this college football season, defeating Maryland 52-51 Saturday when the Terrapins failed to convert a 2-point conversion after the potential game-tying touchdown. Favored by 14½ points,...
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