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File-Miami quarterback D'Eriq King (1) leaps for a second-quarter touchdown against UAB during an NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. King will lead Miami against Florida State Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP, File)

Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins

Sep. 25, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

The stakes have not recently been what they used to be for the Florida State-Miami rivalry, but the Seminoles and Hurricanes usually put on a good show. Before Miami won easily last year, the ‘Canes and ’Noles played five straight games decided by five points or fewer. A pandemic-altered college...

FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, a PAC-12 logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Oregon in Eugene, Ore. The Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors will meet Friday, Sept. 17, 2020, and be presented options for staging a fall football season, but Commissioner Larry Scott says a vote by the the CEO Group is not expected. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang, File)

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

Sep. 25, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The West Coast got back in the game Thursday night, The Pac-12 set Nov. 6 to start a seven-game season, joining the Big Ten in overturning August decisions to punt on fall...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson (10) runs into the end zone to score a touchdown as Oklahoma linebacker Brian Asamoah (24) and safety Pat Fields (10) defend during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 48-41. Thompson is now set to make his 29th career start when the Wildcats try to only their fifth win ever over a top-five team, this week against Oklahoma. This matchup will be in Norman. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

No. 3 Oklahoma looks to avoid another loss to Kansas State

Sep. 24, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

Last year, Oklahoma wasn’t fully focused on Kansas State. After the Sooners left Manhattan with a stunning loss that nearly cost them a shot at the College Football Playoff, there will be no such problem this year. Third-ranked Oklahoma will host the Wildcats on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both...

Brown, Watkins have big nights in UAB's 42-10 win

Sep. 24, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Brown rushed for three touchdowns in setting a UAB career record, fellow senior Austin Watkins Jr. had a career-high 183 yards receiving with a score, and the Blazers defeated South Alabama 42-10 on Thursday night. Brown, the second-leading active career FBS rusher behind...

North Carolina State running back Ricky Person Jr. (8) throws a 2-yard touchdown pass during the second half of the team's 45-42 victory over Wake Forest in an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

No. 20 Hokies finally getting started vs. the Wolfpack

Sep. 24, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

North Carolina State (1-0, 1-0 ACC) at No. 20 Virginia Tech (0-0, 0-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. ET (ACCN). Line: Virginia Tech by 7. Series record: Virginia Tech leads 27-18-4 WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Hokies and Wolfpack finally meet two weeks after they were originally scheduled to before a coronavirus outbreak...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano looks for a receiver during an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Knoxville, Tenn. Guarantano and the 16th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers are about to find out how much having the same offensive coordinator for consecutive seasons can help a quarterback. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

No. 16 Tennessee looks for seventh straight win in opener

Sep. 24, 2020 10:27 PM EDT

No. 16 Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network). Line: Tennessee by 3 1/2. Series record: Tennessee leads 26-10-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tennessee fans have plenty of enthusiasm that third-year coach Jeremy Pruitt has the Vols pointed back in their championship direction. A victory...

Texas' Sam Ehlinger (11) throws a pass against UTEP during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Ehlinger and No. 8 Texas open Big 12 play at Texas Tech

Sep. 24, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

No. 8 Texas (1-0) at Texas Tech (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (FOX). Line: Texas by 18. Series record: Texas leads 52-17. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Texas needs a quick start in the Big 12 as the Longhorns chase their first league crown since 2009. Texas looked good in its season opener but can't afford an early...

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2019 file photo, Central Florida linebacker Eriq Gilyard rushes the Stanford line during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Orlando, Fla.  Georgia Tech hosts Central Florida on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

No. 13 UCF opens AAC schedule by visiting East Carolina

Sep. 24, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

No. 13 Central Florida (1-0, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) at East Carolina (0-0, 0-0), Saturday at noon ET (ABC). Line: UCF by 27. Series record: ECU leads 10-8. WHAT’S AT STAKE? UCF is the preseason AAC favorite and is playing the second of two straight road games to open the season. The first was a...

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson (3) throws the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game againstr Eastern Michigan, in Lexington, Ky. Terry Wilson has waited for football's return even longer than most of his Southeastern Conference brethren. No. 23 Kentucky's quarterback will take the field again Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at No. 8 Auburn, returning from a knee injury that cost him almost all of last season. His Tigers' counterpart in the SEC's opening weekend is Bo Nix, coming off a strong freshman season.(AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)

No. 8 Auburn hosts No. 23 Kentucky on opening SEC weekend

Sep. 24, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

No. 23 Kentucky at No. 8 Auburn, Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 7 1/2. Series record: Auburn leads 26-6-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams have little margin for error if they're going to contend in their respective divisions, especially in a season where games could be postponed or canceled....

AP Sources: The Pac-12 will play football this fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring.

Sep. 24, 2020 7:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP Sources: The Pac-12 will play football this fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring.