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FILE - Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham (3) plays against Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Last August, Micale Cunningham was recovering from a preseason knee injury that put him behind Jawon Pass on the depth chart. He returned to replace an injured Pass at midseason and didn't look back, passing for 2,065 yards and 22 TDs in 11 starts. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Week 3 Preview: ACC quarterback matchup tops light schedule

Sep. 18, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

The college football schedule is still looking light, with the Southeastern Conference a week away from starting and the Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conference still just warming up. For the teams that are playing, it's a chance to jump onto the main stage when otherwise they might have been relegated to side...

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) looks to fend off Texas defensive back Montrell Estell during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma State plays Tulsa this week. The game was initially scheduled Sept. 12, but was postponed five days before that to allow the virus-affected Golden Hurricane more time to prepare for the season. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

One week later, Oklahoma State ready to take on Tulsa

Sep. 17, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — One week after its originally scheduled season opener was supposed to take place, No. 11 Oklahoma State will finally take the field this weekend. After Tulsa had several players test positive for COVID-19 earlier in camp, the Golden Hurricane had requested an extra week of...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019 file photo Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy walks on the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma State has high hopes with Heisman contender Chuba Hubbard and star receiver Tylan Wallace. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Hubbard, No. 11 Oklahoma State host Tulsa to start season

Sep. 17, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

Tulsa at No. 11 Oklahoma State, Saturday at noon ET (ESPN). Line: Oklahoma State by 23½. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 41-27-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Running back Chuba Hubbard and receiver Tylan Wallace returned to Oklahoma State this season, giving the Cowboys high hopes. Their biggest goals likely...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2020 file photo, Baylor's new head football coach Dave Aranda addresses the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Waco, Texas.   Aranda will make his delayed debut as Baylor's coach in a quickly arranged and unexpected reunion of old Southwest Conference rivals. Baylor and Houston open this pandemic-altered season Saturday, Sept. 19,  with their first meeting since the SWC’s final season in 1995.  (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

Aranda delayed Baylor debut in unexpected SWC reunion vs UH

Sep. 17, 2020 1:25 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda will make his delayed debut as Baylor's coach in a quickly arranged and unexpected reunion of old Southwest Conference rivals. Baylor and Houston open their pandemic-altered seasons Saturday with their first meeting since the SWC’s final season in 1995. It comes only a...

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) looks to fend off Texas defensive back Montrell Estell during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. Oklahoma State plays Tulsa this week. The game was initially scheduled Sept. 12, but was postponed five days before that to allow the virus-affected Golden Hurricane more time to prepare for the season. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Big 12 has 2 games this week, 1 delayed and 1 just scheduled

Sep. 17, 2020 2:55 AM EDT

There are two unexpected games in the Big 12 on Saturday, which was initially scheduled as an open date for all 10 teams between the opening of the pandemic-delayed season last weekend and the start of conference games Sept. 26. THE GAMES — Baylor vs. Houston. The former Southwest Conference rivals are...

DE Tyree Wilson eligible at Texas Tech after NCAA waiver

Sep. 16, 2020 9:00 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sophomore defensive end Tyree Wilson has been granted an NCAA waiver that makes the former Texas A&M transfer immediately eligible to play for Texas Tech. Texas Tech announced the waiver Wednesday, four days after its season-opening win over Houston Baptist. Wilson will have three...

Oklahoma State to induct Thurman Thomas into Ring of Honor

Sep. 15, 2020 7:50 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas will be the first inductee into the Oklahoma State football Ring of Honor. The school announced Tuesday that Thomas will be honored on Sept. 26, when the Cowboys host West Virginia. His name and number will be unveiled atop the west end zone...

Kansas Jayhawk mascot sits in the empty stands during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Coastal Carolina in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Coastal Carolina defeated Kansas 38-23. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Big 12 feeling blue after 0-3 weekend against Sun Belt

Sep. 14, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Maybe the Big 12 Conference should have followed the lead of the Big Ten and Pac-12 and opted out of playing college football this fall. Or at least opted out of scheduling the Sun Belt. The lower-tier conference went 3-0 against the Power Five league over the weekend, a stunning...

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler throws a pass against Missouri State during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Norman, Okla. (Kyle Phillips/The Norman Transcript via AP)

STAT WATCH: Big 12 teams post top 3 passing totals of week

Sep. 14, 2020 2:30 AM EDT

Big 12 teams posted the top three passing totals of the weekend in the Football Bowl Subdivision, highlighted by Spencer Rattler's sensational debut and Sam Ehlinger's career night. Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech were the only FBS teams with over 400 yards through the air. They combined for 1,395, completing 97...

McCall leads Coastal Carolina to 38-23 whipping of Kansas

Sep. 13, 2020 2:18 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Coastal Carolina might want to start scheduling a trip to Kansas every season. Grayson McCall threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores, the Chanticleers forced the Jayhawks into three early turnovers, and the coach Jamey Chadwell's bunch rolled to a 38-23 victory early...