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Boston College wide receiver CJ Lewis (11) makes a touchdown reception against Louisville cornerback Kei'Trel Clark during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston College backups help beat Louisville 34-27

Nov. 28, 2020 8:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley thinks he spotted a tear in starter-turned-backup quarterback Dennis Grosel's eye after the game. The BC junior, who started in 2019 but lost his job to Phil Jurkovec this year, threw for two touchdowns after the Notre Dame transfer was injured and added a...

Michigan State's Jayden Reed (5), Jalen Nailor (8) and Tyler Hunt (97) celebrate Reed's touchdown reception against Northwestern during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Michigan St holds off No. 11 Northwestern for a 29-20 win

Nov. 28, 2020 7:43 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Matt Coghlin made a tiebreaking 48-yard field goal with 3:35 left, and Michigan State handed No. 11 Northwestern its first loss of the season with a 29-20 victory Saturday. The Wildcats (5-1, 5-1) were coming off a 17-7 victory over Wisconsin that put them in contention for a...

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) stiff-arms Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe (0) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban

Nov. 28, 2020 7:43 PM EST

TUSCLAOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Once the Iron Bowl kicked off, Nick Saban was just another passionate, heavily invested fan who was powerless to help his team win. His team still won — big . Mac Jones passed for 302 yards and a career-high five touchdowns, highlighted by two long ones to DeVonta Smith, and...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) makes a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 4 Clemson, QB Lawrence throttle Pittsburgh 52-17

Nov. 28, 2020 7:40 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw for 403 yards and two touchdowns in his first game in five weeks — and likely last one at Death Valley — as No. 4 Clemson throttled Pittsburgh 52-17 on Saturday. Lawrence hadn't seen the field on game day since beating Syracuse on Oct. 24. He tested...

Appalachian State center Noah Hannon (60) and wide receiver Malik Williams celebrate Williams touchdown reception against Troy in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Boone, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Thomas throws for 4 TDs, App State downs Troy, 47-10

Nov. 28, 2020 7:21 PM EST

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Zac Thomas passed for 279 yards and matched his career high with four touchdown passes as Appalachian State defeated Troy 47-10 on Saturday, rebounding from a loss at No. 16 Coastal Carolina. The Mountaineers (7-2, 5-1) have not lost back-to-back games since 2017. The win keeps...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Nov. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon...

Coastal Carolina's Fred Payton (9) runs against Texas State during the second half of an NCAA college football game in San Marcos, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

No. 16 Coastal Carolina tops Texas State, wins Sun Belt East

Nov. 28, 2020 7:16 PM EST

SAN MARCOS. Texas (AP) — Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell was apprehensive because he is aware that when it rains, it pours. Coming off their most emotional victory of the season, the No. 16 Chanticleers were on the road facing a Texas State team looking for a bright spot in a dismal season. To make...

McCormick runs for record 251 yards, UTSA beats North Texas

Nov. 28, 2020 6:51 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sincere McCormick ran 23 times for a program-record 251 yards with two TDs to help UTSA beat North Texas 49-17 on Saturday. It was the first 200-yard rushing game in UTSA’s 10-year history as McCormick broke his own single-game record of 197 yards rushing that he set in the season...

Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Levi Lewis (1) scores a touchdown against Louisiana-Monroe defensive lineman Seth Mason (94) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Monroe, La., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Lewis accounts for 5 TDS, No. 23 ULL beats ULM 70-20

Nov. 28, 2020 6:37 PM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — Levi Lewis passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more in less than three quarters, and No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette routed winless Louisiana-Monroe 70-20 on Saturday. Running backs Trey Regas and Elijah Mitchell each rushed for more than 90 yards and scored one touchdown apiece for...

Buffalo's Patterson ties FBS record with 8 rushing TDs

Nov. 28, 2020 6:25 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaret Patterson ran for eight touchdowns to tie an FBS record and became the fourth major-college football player to have a 400-yard rushing game as Buffalo beat Kent State 70-41 on Saturday. Patterson was wearing the No. 41 jersey instead of his usual 26, an honor in the Buffalo...