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Clemson at No. 23 Pitt highlights ACC action this week

Oct. 21, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 8: GAME OF THE WEEK Clemson (4-2, 3-1) at No. 23 Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0). It marks the first time in the brief series history — it's tied 2-2 — that Clemson will face Pitt on the...

UCLA hosts No. 10 Oregon in Pac-12's top game of the week

Oct. 21, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 10 Oregon (5-1, 2-1) visits UCLA (5-2, 3-1) in what will be one of the top national games of the weekend. ESPN’s “College GameDay” will originate from...

Brice, Appalachian State upset No. 14 Coastal Carolina 30-27

Oct. 21, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Chandler Staton kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired and Appalachian State knocked off 14th-ranked Coastal Carolina 30-27 on Wednesday night. Chase Brice threw for 347 yards and two touchdowns, and Malik Williams had a monster game with 10...

Sooners try to continue dominance over Kansas

Oct. 20, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan (AP) — Caleb Williams is the starting quarterback at No. 3 Oklahoma. The freshman hopes to go out and be himself. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley put Williams in two weeks ago against Texas and he led a comeback for a 55-48 victory. After replacing Spencer...

Rolovich lawyer calls coach's firing 'unjust and unlawful'

Oct. 20, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich's termination for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccination was unlawful and an attack on his Catholic faith, his attorney said Wednesday. Attorney Brian Fahling also said in a statement that Rolovich intends to take legal...

AP sources: 6 C-USA schools apply for AAC membership

Oct. 20, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

The American Athletic Conference's latest rebuild leaves Conference USA in a precarious position. Six schools from Conference USA — UAB, UTSA, Rice, North Texas, Charlotte and Florida Atlantic — have applied for membership with the American and are expected to be...

No. 21 SMU tries to get to 7-0 in primetime game vs Tulane

Oct. 20, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

Tulane (1-5, 0-2 American) at No. 21 SMU (6-0, 2-0), Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: SMU by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: SMU leads 14-13. WHAT’S AT STAKE? SMU is undefeated...

Aggressive approach paying off for Wisconsin LB Leo Chenal

Oct. 20, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When you grow up in a family of 16 siblings, you do what it takes to stand out from the crowd. That helps explain the approach that has enabled Wisconsin linebacker Leo Chenal to develop into one of college football’s most prolific tacklers. ...

LB Jake Hansen's career at Illinois ends after knee surgery

Oct. 20, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen will miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery. Hansen, who was injured in the second quarter against Wisconsin on Oct. 9, made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter. “It pains me...

Corral, Stoops spice up SEC while 'Bama, 'Dogs lead the pack

Oct. 20, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

Georgia and Alabama could be heading for another showdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Eight of the past nine Southeastern Conference championship games have featured either the Bulldogs or the Crimson Tide -- or both. Halfway...