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AP Top 25 Reality Check: How to use head-to-head results?

Oct. 14, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

Georgia beats Notre Dame in a close game at home. Georgia loses to unranked South Carolina in double overtime at home. Both Notre Dame and Georgia are 5-1. Which team should be ranked higher: Notre Dame or Georgia? In the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, the poll voters went with Notre Dame at No. 8...

STAT WATCH: Midseason leaders a mix of familiar, new names

Oct. 14, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A review of college football statistics at midseason shows a lot of familiar names at or near the top of the charts, and a few surprises, too. Oklahoma is on track to lead the nation in offense for a third straight year. Then there's LSU, which has ranked in the top 50 in offense only three other seasons since...

Clemson's Swinney changing starting kickers for Louisville

Oct. 13, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Apparently, not everything's perfect with No. 3 Clemson. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said backup kicker Steven Sawicki would start on Saturday against Louisville after starter B.T. Potter missed a 24-yard field goal try right before halftime against Florida State. It was Potter's second...

Muschamp: QB Hilinski has a knee sprain, should play

Oct. 13, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski has a sprained left knee, but was expected to play when the Gamecocks face No. 9 Florida on Saturday. Muschamp said Hilinski's injury was "nothing serious" and planned for him to start against the Gators this...

Outgoing NU President Hank Bounds gets $250K consulting deal

Oct. 13, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has hired its former president as a consultant for $250,000 a year to help raise money to build a new $155 million football and operations complex. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Hank Bounds will be paid with money from private donors for up to three...

AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10

Oct. 13, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past...

Pickup moving at high speed goes airborne, crashes into roof

Oct. 13, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Police say a Wisconsin man was arrested after crashing a pickup truck into the roof of a Beloit home. A news release from Beloit police says the 37-year-old man, of Beloit, was driving at a high rate of speed Saturday afternoon when his vehicle left the roadway, entered a...

No. 18 Baylor top tackler Johnston has season-ending injury

Oct. 13, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 18 Baylor will be without leading tackler Clay Johnston for the rest of the season after the senior middle linebacker injured his knee on a play where he had an interception. Baylor officials didn't elaborate Sunday, but they confirmed that Johnston had a season-ending injury....

At 3-3, Texas A&M and Fisher stuck in neutral

Oct. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's $75 million plan with Jimbo Fisher is stuck in neutral. The Aggies are 3-3 and out of the Top 25 for the first time this season after losing 47-28 at home to No. 1 Alabama. And while two of those losses have come against top-ranked teams, the Aggies appear no...

Smart wants Georgia players to look in mirror after loss

Oct. 13, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The first warning signs came in slow starts against Notre Dame and Tennessee. Georgia's full-fledged reality check arrived when another slow start ended with a double-overtime loss at home to unranked South Carolina. Coach Kirby Smart's new reality: Georgia isn't as dominant as it...