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Texas Tech QB Bowman will miss games with shoulder injury

Sep. 16, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore quarterback Alan Bowman will miss games because of a shoulder injury. Coach Matt Wells said Monday that Bowman "will miss several weeks" because of the injury sustained in a 28-14 loss at Arizona. The first-year Red Raiders coach didn't elaborate on the timing or...

Coan looks to lead balanced offense against No. 11 Michigan

Sep. 16, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new-look Wisconsin team will be set for Big Ten action when the 13th-ranked Badgers host No. 11 Michigan on Saturday. Specifically, junior quarterback Jack Coan and wide receiver Quintez Cephus add a fresh dimension to Wisconsin's arsenal compared to last season, when the Wolverines...

No. 24 Arizona State hoping to avoid letdown after big win

Sep. 16, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State picked up some impressive wins in coach Herm Edwards' first season, knocking off Michigan State, Southern California and rival Arizona. The Sun Devils opened this season by beating two teams they were supposed to beat. What they did over the weekend may have pushed them...

Pitt's Narduzzi: "No regrets" over decision to kick vs. PSU

Sep. 16, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi knows his decision to attempt a field goal instead of going for it on fourth down at the goal line late in a 17-10 loss to Penn State on Saturday will be talked about for years with the rivalry taking an indefinite break. Yet Narduzzi is adamant he did the...

No. 9 Florida turns to Trask, giving him 1st start since '12

Sep. 16, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask waited nearly seven years between starts, an unusual path that could have prompted the backup quarterback to leave Florida long ago. But Trask stuck around despite a coaching change, the emergence of Feleipe Franks and the increasingly popular use of the transfer portal....

Bring on the Irish: A historic game between the hedges

Sep. 16, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia players know it's a big game. They can read the polls. They can hear all the chatter around campus. That doesn't mean they're well-versed on Notre Dame's storied past. George Gipp? "Uhh, no," tight end Eli Wolf conceded Monday. The Four Horsemen? "That rings a little bit more...

Syracuse coach Babers optimistic despite 2 lopsided losses

Sep. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After two straight losses — by 43 points one week, 36 the next — Syracuse coach Dino Babers remains upbeat. "I think we're fine," Babers said Monday. "I think that we have an opportunity to win every game that we have from here on out. I think the big thing that we need...

Iowa says marching band subjected to 'inappropriate' actions

Sep. 16, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says it has contacted Iowa State after the Hawkeye Marching Band was subjected to "inappropriate actions" during Saturday's football game between the two rivals. The statement from Iowa athletic director Gary Barta on Monday did not include details and said...

Huskers' offense is all about big plays when it comes to TDs

Sep. 16, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When a Scott Frost offense is at its best, it's moving fast and generating big plays. Nebraska has scored 12 offensive touchdowns and two field goals through three games, and seven of those 14 possessions featured plays between 30 and 75 yards. There also have been plays of 60 and 61...

Taggart: Florida State DE Joshua Kaindoh out for season

Sep. 16, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Willie Taggart says junior defensive end/outside linebacker Joshua Kaindoh will miss the rest of the season with a lower-leg injury. Kaindoh had nine tackles and one sack in three games this season. He was carted off the field during Saturday's 31-24 loss at...