college football

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 - 9:19 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 - 9:07 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 - 8:41 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's Amani Oruwariye (21) intercepts a pass intended for Appalachian State's Corey Sutton (2) in the end zone during overtime of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Penn State won 45-38 in OT. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)
September 01, 2018 - 6:53 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — After squandering a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead to a program with a history of being a giant killer, things grew tense in Happy Valley. Not for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley. The Heisman Trophy hopeful led a game-tying drive with less than a minute to go to force...
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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 - 3:51 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 - 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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