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Ex-Texas A&M QB Calzada announces transfer to Auburn

Jan. 06, 2022 16:54 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Texas A&M quarterback Zach Calzada is transferring to Auburn. The junior posted on Twitter Thursday that he has committed to play for the Tigers. Calzada started 10 games for the Aggies last season after Haynes King was injured, passing for 2,185...

Virginia Tech, Maryland vie in Pinstripe Bowl, both at 6-6

Dec. 28, 2021 15:18 PM EST

Virginia Tech and Maryland have a tie to break in the Pinstripe Bowl. Both teams are 6-6 and the one that walks off the field Wednesday at Yankee Stadium with the victory will end with a winning record -- and a bit of a fresh start headed into 2022. “We haven’t had...

Rutgers to replace Texas A&M in Gator Bowl vs. Wake Forest

Dec. 23, 2021 23:38 PM EST

Rutgers will replace Texas A&M in the Gator Bowl against Wake Forest after an NCAA committee decided Thursday to adhere to an existing policy for making teams with 5-7 records bowl eligible. The NCAA football oversight committee also announced that any bowl can be moved to as...

AP sources: NCAA committee to consider replacing A&M in bowl

Dec. 22, 2021 23:15 PM EST

No. 23 Texas A&M won’t play in the Gator Bowl against No. 20 Wake Forest on Dec. 31 because of COVID-19 issues and season-ending injuries, but the Demon Deacons might still get a game. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night the...

ACC, Pac-12 revise forfeit plan for called-off league games

Dec. 22, 2021 16:42 PM EST

The Atlantic Coast and Pac-12 conferences are changing rescheduling policy to avoid assigning automatic forfeits for teams unable to play due to COVID-19 protocols. ACC athletic directors unanimously supported the change in Wednesday's first such announcement. The Pac-12 followed in...

Amid signing day chaos, SEC powers grab top recruits

Dec. 15, 2021 20:09 PM EST

Through all the changes to the college sports landscape with money-making opportunities for athletes and open transfers, one thing remains the same. A bunch of Southeastern Conference schools along with venerable programs like Ohio State and Texas are at or near the top of the...

Texas A&M joins 'Bama, Georgia in race for recruiting title

Dec. 14, 2021 12:25 PM EST

Alabama and Georgia are competing for the honor of having the nation’s top-ranked recruiting class at the same time they are preparing for their respective College Football Playoff semifinals. But there’s a third Southeastern Conference program that is assembling an equally...

Duke hires Texas A&M coordinator Mike Elko as football coach

Dec. 10, 2021 19:36 PM EST

Duke is turning to Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mike Elko to turn around its football program after a two-year slide and a winless Atlantic Coast Conference record. The school announced Elko's hiring Friday night, ending a nearly two-week process to hire the replacement for...

No. 20 Wake Forest, No. 23 Texas A&M face off in Gator Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 20:04 PM EST

No. 20 Wake Forest (10-3, ACC) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M (8-4, SEC), Dec. 31, 11 a.m. ET LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Wake Forest: Quarterback Sam Hartman has completed 59% of his passes for 3,924 yards and 36...

Araiza's booming punts carry No. 19 Aztecs to MWC title tilt

Dec. 01, 2021 20:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Standing in his own end zone, San Diego State’s Matt Araiza reached down for the low snap and — BOOM — lofted a punt that went over the head of the retreating San Jose State returner, landed at the 25-yard line and rolled to a stop at the 3. The...