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South Carolina LB Greene out 4-to-6 weeks with fractured hip

Sep. 29, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting linebacker Sherrod Greene will miss at least the next four-to-six weeks with a fractured hip. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp said Tuesday that Greene's injury was “unusual.” Greene is a 6-foot-1, 230-pound senior from Rocky Mount, North Carolina...

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) throws a pass against Arkansas during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Another week of Bulldogs playing: Who's at quarterback?

Sep. 29, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Get ready for another week of the Georgia Bulldogs playing: Who's at quarterback? Heading into a huge Southeastern Conference game between No. 4 Georgia and seventh-ranked Auburn, Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart is again taking a coy approach to who will get the start at the most prominent...

Tennessee's Will Brooks (35) and Deandre Johnson (13) converge on South Carolina quarterback Collin Hill (15) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Johnson helping No. 21 Tennessee answer pass rush question

Sep. 29, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

Senior linebacker Deandre Johnson is helping answer the questions about who would replace Darrell Taylor for No. 21 Tennessee. Johnson had a career-high 2 1/2 sacks, a career-high six tackles and a forced fumble helping Tennessee open the season beating South Carolina 31-27 for the Vols' first win in Columbia...

Florida tight end Kyle Pitts (84) breaks away from Mississippi linebacker Jacquez Jones (32) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. No. 5 Florida won 51-35. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

Kyle to Kyle gives No. 3 Florida potent passing combination

Sep. 29, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After the fourth and final Kyle Trask to Kyle Pitts touchdown at Ole Miss, “K2K” was trending on Twitter. What’s been a popular catchphrase around Gainesville for more than a year gained traction nationally. Now, it’s probably here to stay. Trask and...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. No. 5 Florida won 51-35. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

Mullen gets what he asked for, sort of, after breaking mark

Sep. 29, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier gave Florida coach Dan Mullen a small gift Monday, two days after the third-ranked Gators broke one of the Head Ball Coach’s offensive records. Spurrier delivered a bottle of wine to Mullen in the football office, making good on Mullen’s suggestion that...

Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, center, pulls down a reception between Missouri's Tyree Gillespie, right, and Ishmael Burdine, left, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 2 Alabama's electric WR Waddle taking on bigger role

Sep. 28, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

Jaylen Waddle has been one of the nation's most dangerous return men, and a big-play receiver since first stepping on the football field for Alabama. The only thing holding him back: Four star receivers, one ball. There's still only one ball for the second-ranked Crimson Tide, but Waddle is higher on...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) intercepts the ball from Georgia wide receiver George Pickens (1) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Atlanta.   LSU says Stingley Jr. has been ruled out of the No. 6 Tigers’ opener Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 against Mississippi State because of an illness. LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette says Stingley’s illness is not COVID-19 and that the sophomore is expected to rejoin football activities after concluding medical treatment evaluation by doctors.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Orgeron: LSU star defender Stingley expected back vs Vandy

Sep. 28, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

LSU All-America cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. could return to practice as soon as Tuesday and possibly play Saturday at Vanderbilt, coach Ed Orgeron said. Stingley, who also returns punts and is widely considered one of the top players in all of college football, missed LSU's season opening, 44-34 loss to...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Clemson during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Glendale, Ariz. When Fields got together with some of his teammates last Saturday to watch college football on TV, the mood was dark. “Distraught,” Fields said. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten back in poll, not on field

Sep. 28, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

There was no way this was going to turn out anything but odd, and it's not going to get easier going forward. The college football season will not have all 10 FBS conferences playing until the first week of November. In the Associated Press college football poll, however, all Division I teams that plan to play in...

Baylor running back Trestan Ebner, left, scores past Kansas safety Nate Betts in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

STAT WATCH: Baylor's versatile Ebner makes Big 12 history

Sep. 28, 2020 3:09 AM EDT

Trestan Ebner turned in a once-in-a-quarter-century performance. The Baylor senior became the first player in the 25-year history of the Big 12 to score three different types of touchdowns in a game, and the first FBS player since 1996 to score a rushing touchdown, a receiving touchdown and multiple return...

FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State, left, and Michigan players line up at the line of scrimmage in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten's third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference's regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

AP Top 25: Big Ten and Pac-12 return to most unusual poll

Sep. 27, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State and No. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks before they start playing, creating a Top 25 as unusual as this season. At the top of the rankings this week, Clemson remained No. 1 with 55 first-place votes, followed by Alabama at No. 2...