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Kentucky hosts FCS UT Martin, seeking bowl eligibility

Nov. 22, 2019 10:44 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — All that stands between Kentucky and bowl eligibility is UT Martin. If the Wildcats (5-5) can avoid a letdown and get a win against FCS-level UT Martin (7-4) in Saturday’s nonconference matchup they will be heading to a bowl game for a fourth consecutive season. Though the...

Virginia coach says Cavaliers not looking past Liberty

Nov. 22, 2019 10:33 AM EST

Virginia is on upset alert heading into its game against Liberty. The Flames (6-4) are one victory away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time in program history. The Cavaliers (7-3), meanwhile, have already secured a bowl spot and after hosting Liberty will take on No. 25 Virginia Tech with the...

No. 25 Hokies, Pittsburgh meet in critical ACC Coastal clash

Nov. 22, 2019 10:26 AM EST

Pittsburgh and No. 25 Virginia Tech will meet in a pivotal ACC Coastal Division clash this weekend. The Panthers (7-3, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) and Hokies (7-3, 4-2) both head into Saturday’s game with a chance to capture the division, although the crown won’t be determined until after...

No. 4 Georgia looks to get more offensive against Texas A&M

Nov. 22, 2019 10:16 AM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s offense has a chip on its shoulder. Yes, the No. 4 Bulldogs are again in prime position to make a run at the College Football Playoff. But, heading into the home finale against No. 24 Texas A&M on Saturday, there’s a bit of grumbling about an offense that has...

Mac Jones leads No. 5 Alabama against Western Carolina

Nov. 22, 2019 10:06 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The fifth-ranked Alabama officially begins the remainder of its football season without Tua Tagovailoa when FCS Western Carolina visits Bryant-Denny Stadium, five days after the team’s star quarterback had surgery on his right hip. Alabama (9-1) remains fifth in the College...

Thomas has No. 23 App State eyeing Sun Belt title again

Nov. 22, 2019 9:51 AM EST

Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas vowed that the Mountaineers would bounce back after getting upset three weeks ago by rival Georgia Southern, a loss that threatened to tarnish an otherwise memorable season. And bounce back they have. The No 23 Mountaineers (9-1) have won back-to-back games over South...

Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Nov. 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship Subdivision program Abilene Christian. The Bulldogs (4-6) must win their final two games to become eligible for a 10th consecutive bowl appearance. The matchup with Abilene Christian...

Sandusky expected in court for new sentencing in abuse case

Nov. 22, 2019 6:23 AM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected in a Pennsylvania courtroom to be resentenced after an appeals court said mandatory minimum sentences had been improperly applied against him. The 75-year-old Sandusky will be resentenced Friday by Judge Maureen...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Tua’s legacy and Alabama’s CFP hopes

Nov. 22, 2019 4:47 AM EST

Tua Tagovailoa changed Alabama football and became a star before he was even a starter. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, ESPN playoff reporter Heather Dinich joins AP’s Ralph Russo to discuss Tagovailoa’s legacy and Alabama’s present without him. Can the Tide still make the...

No. 20 Boise State dealing with injuries to top 2 QBs

Nov. 22, 2019 4:02 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Boise State is moving closer to yet another Mountain West Conference championship game appearance. This time, the 20th-ranked Broncos have to do it with uncertainty at quarterback. Starter Hank Bachmeier and backup Chase Cord were sidelined with injuries in Boise State's 42-9 win over...