College Football

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, right, is forced out of bounds by Louisville safety Dee Smith after a short gain during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
September 01, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alabama doesn't rebuild. The Crimson Tide simply reload. College Football Playoff hero Tua Tagovailoa threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third in his first college start, helping top-ranked and defending national champions open the season with a 51-14 rout of Louisville on...
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Florida head coach Dan Mullen, left, talks with quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Charleston Southern Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
September 01, 2018 - 11:19 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen took a victory lap around Florida Field and then tossed his visor into the stands. If all goes according to Mullen's plan, it could be quite a souvenir someday. Feleipe Franks threw five touchdowns passes in the first half and Florida got the Mullen era off to...
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Fans at Memorial Stadium dance to music during a lightning and rain delay in the first half of an NCAA college football game between Nebraska and Akron in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
September 01, 2018 - 11:07 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first big weekend of the college football season was marred by weather problems across the country Saturday, with officials calling off games at Nebraska and Iowa State and delays hitting stadiums from the Air Force Academy in Colorado to the Southeast. Iowa State's home...
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Fans are asked to leave the stadium after lightning was spotted as Iowas State takes on South Dakota State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
September 01, 2018 - 10:41 pm
A night of miserable and dangerous weather put a damper on one of the most highly anticipated season openers in recent memory at Iowa State. The game against South Dakota State was canceled on Saturday night after a 2 ½-hour delay caused by lightning. The Cyclones made the announcement just before...
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Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley (9) throws a pass against Appalachian State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)
September 01, 2018 - 6:50 pm
STATE COLELGE, Pa. (AP) — Amani Oruwariye intercepted a Zac Thomas pass in the end zone and No. 10 Penn State held on to beat Appalachian State 45-38 in overtime on Saturday, exactly 11 years after the Mountaineers stunned Michigan in one of the biggest upsets in college football history. Miles...
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Maryland interim head coach Matt Canada, center, huddles with the team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 01, 2018 - 5:51 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — It was one of those rare occurrences when the sequel proved even more impressive than the original. Maryland emerged from a trying offseason with an emotionally charged 34-29 upset of No. 23 Texas on Saturday, shaking off a lengthy weather delay to provide Matt Canada a...
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Ohio State running back Mike Weber, left, scores a touchdown against Oregon State during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 01, 2018 - 3:48 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With coach Urban Meyer serving a suspension, new starting quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. had a record-setting day, throwing for five touchdowns as No. 5 Ohio State routed Oregon State 77-31 in the opener for both teams Saturday. After a preseason fraught with drama, the...
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Clemson's Cornell Powell (17) pulls in a reception while defended by Furman's Quandarius Weems during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
September 01, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson scored on all five of his drives as the Tigers opened their season with a 48-7 rout of Furman on Saturday. Even with Lawrence's impressive debut, going 9 for 15 for 137 yards and no interceptions...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor runs for a touchdown as Western Kentucky linebacker Masai Whyte (25) give chase during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
September 01, 2018 - 1:27 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor took the handoff and went left as the Wisconsin offensive line and three tight ends cleared a path to the end zone. The dynamic back waited patiently for the holes and weaved through traffic. The closest any defender got to tackling Taylor was when defensive...
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Michigan State's Cody White (7), LJ Scott (3), Matt Sokol (81) and Jordan Reid celebrate White's touchdown reception against Utah State during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
August 31, 2018 - 10:52 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State desperately needed a big play to avoid an upset and Felton Davis delivered. Davis made a fully extended, 31-yard catch to help set up Connor Heyward's second touchdown with 2 minutes left to put the 11th-ranked Spartans ahead and they held on to beat Utah...
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