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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 - 1:48 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 - 12:38 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)
August 31, 2018 - 11:27 pm
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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Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, left, is tripped by Michigan State's Matt Morrissey (10) and Josh Butler (19) 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 - 7:44 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Heyward scored his second touchdown with 2 minutes left to put No. 11 Michigan State ahead and the Spartans held on to beat Utah State 38-31 on Friday night. The Spartans trailed until the second quarter, built a 13-point lead late in the third and fell behind late...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) tries to get past Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray (9) and cornerback Parnell Motley (11) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Dallas. Ehlinger won the starter’s job over junior Shane Buechele. Texas faces Maryland on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
August 31, 2018 - 10:34 am
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A year ago, Texas didn't really know what to expect before playing its first game under coach Tom Herman. "There was an incredible amount of instability when we got here," Herman recalled. "You're talking about three head coaches in four years, four athletic directors in 4 ½...
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Central Florida running back Adrian Killins Jr. (9) runs the ball in for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Connecticut on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
August 30, 2018 - 10:11 pm
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 21 UCF has a new coaching staff — and an offense that looks very similar to the one that helped the Knights go undefeated a year ago. McKenzie Milton threw for 346 yards and tied a career high with five touchdowns as the self-proclaimed defending national champions...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University said Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, that the NCAA has cleared it of any rules violations in the Nassar sexual-assault scandal. Nassar pleaded guilty to assaulting girls and women while working as a campus sports doctor for Michigan State athletes and gymnasts in the region. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 30, 2018 - 8:56 pm
The NCAA cleared Michigan State University of any rules infractions in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal, the school announced Thursday. The school released a letter from Jonathan Duncan, the NCAA's vice president for enforcement, that addressed the Nassar case, as well as an investigation...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly walks on the field before an NCAA college football game against Miami in Miami Gardens, Fla. Notre Dame hosts Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 1, to open the college football season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The "end" of the Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry was a three-year soap opera that included accusations of cowardice and the "Chicken Dance" being played in the Big House. It was quite the drama, concluding in 2014 with a historic beat down. The "end," however, turned out to be...
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August 30, 2018 - 12:52 am
No games in the opening week of the 2018 college football season have quite the pizazz of last year's meeting between No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Florida State. But there still are enough interesting matchups to whet the appetite of fans starving for more football ever since the end of Alabama's...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio. Meyer’s current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception _ a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. Emails from the senior vice president for human resources show Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith were allowed to meet with the players and coaches last Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
August 28, 2018 - 4:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception — a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith...
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