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Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings (15) holds the trophy next to wide receivers Marquez Callaway (1) and Josh Palmer (5) after the team's 23-22 win over Indiana in the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee scores twice late to stun Indiana 23-22 in Gator

Jan. 2, 2020 11:44 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee sure knows how to get out of a huge hole. The Volunteers scored twice in a 30-second span late, using an onside kick to help escape a 13-point deficit, and then held on to stun Indiana 23-22 in the Gator Bowl on Thursday night. The rally was indicative of Tennessee's...

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin stands on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Towson in College Park, Md. Former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin, who was fired during the 2018 season following the death of a player who had collapsed during offseason conditioning drills, was hired Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, as an assistant by Mississippi. Durkin, who spent last season as a consultant with the Atlanta Falcons, will join new Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin's defensive staff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Ole Miss hires former Maryland coach Durkin as assistant

Jan. 2, 2020 6:48 PM EST

Former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin, who was fired during the 2018 season following the death of a player who had collapsed during offseason conditioning drills, was hired Thursday as an assistant by Mississippi. Durkin, who spent part of this past season as a consultant with the Atlanta Falcons, will join new Ole...

Virginia safety Chris Moore (7) reacts as Florida running back Lamical Perine (2) scores during the first half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Perine leads No. 6 Gators past Virginia 36-28 in Orange Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 12:52 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lamical Perine scored on a 61-yard run in the opening minute and didn't stop until he climbed onto a platform for the postgame ceremony to receive the Orange Bowl's most valuable player trophy. Perine totaled 181 yards rushing and receiving with three touchdowns Monday to help...

Virginia  offensive tackle Ryan Nelson (54) lifts quarterback Bryce Perkins (3) as they celebrate a score during the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Florida, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Perkins' brilliant Virginia run ends with Orange Bowl loss

Dec. 31, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Perkins’ last game at Virginia was a loss. It shouldn’t be how he gets remembered. Perkins’ college career ended Monday night, when the Cavaliers were defeated 36-28 by Florida at the Orange Bowl. His numbers were stellar, as usual — 28 of 40...

Virginia wide receiver Hasise Dubois (8) scores a touchdown against Florida defensive back Marco Wilson (3) during the first half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Perine leads No. 6 Gators past Virginia 36-28 in Orange Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 12:00 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lamical Perine scored on a 61-yard run in the opening minute and didn't stop after that, totaling 181 yards rushing and receiving with three touchdowns Monday to help No. 6 Florida beat Virginia 36-28 in the Orange Bowl. Perine carried 13 times for a career-high 138 yards rushing...

Virginia will seek Orange Bowl upset against No. 6 Florida

Dec. 29, 2019 9:58 PM EST

Orange Bowl: Florida (10-2) at Virginia (9-4), Monday at 8 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Florida by 14 1/2. Series record: Florida leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Gators can finish with 11 wins, which would be their highest total since 2012. They have a chance to finish in the Top Ten in consecutive seasons for the first...

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Bronco Mendenhall, left, and Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen, right, pose for a photograph during a news conference for the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Florida plays Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 30. (AP Photo/Mario Houben)

Cavs try to take 'next step' in Orange Bowl against Gators

Dec. 29, 2019 2:12 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — University of Virginia junior Charles Snowden recalls that when he first arrived on campus, new acquaintances were disappointed to learn he was a linebacker rather than a power forward. “I was 6-7 and 190 pounds, real skinny," Snowden said. "And people would say, ‘Are you on the...

This undated photo provided by ESPN images shows ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff. The sports network announced Aschoff died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 after a brief illness. Aschoff joined ESPN in 2011 as part of the SEC blog network, which covers the NCAA Southeastern Conference. During the past three seasons, Aschoff reported from college campuses across the U.S. for ESPN.com, SportsCenter, SEC Network and ESPN radio, ESPN reported. He was both a television and radio sideline reporter during games.  (Rich Arden/ESPN Images via AP)

ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff dies at 34

Dec. 25, 2019 12:22 PM EST

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff, known for his outgoing and friendly personality, dapper dress and great love of sports, has died. He was 34. The sports network announced Aschoff died Tuesday after a brief illness. "We are very sorry to have to share the devastating news...

Mississippi head coach Lane Kiffin discusses the team's signing class during a press conference at the Manning Center, in Oxford, Miss. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)

After-Kiffin era starts for FAU against SMU in Boca Bowl

Dec. 20, 2019 11:06 AM EST

Boca Raton Bowl: SMU (10-2) vs. Florida Atlantic (10-3), Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m. EST. (ABC) Line: SMU by 3.5. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE SMU could reach 11 wins for the first time since 1982, and FAU could match a school record with its 11th win — first reached in 2017, Lane...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal, right, celebrates with offensive lineman Shane Lemieux (68) after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship, in Santa Clara, Calif. Cristobal was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...