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POLL ALERT: Alabama reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25, Georgia slips to No. 3; Michigan stays at No. 2, Cincinnati is No. 4

Dec. 05, 2021 11:37 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Alabama reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25, Georgia slips to No. 3; Michigan stays at No. 2, Cincinnati is No. 4.

AP Top 25: Alabama reclaims No. 1; Georgia slips to No. 3

Dec. 05, 2021 11:30 AM EST

Alabama will head into the postseason the same way it started the regular season: No. 1 in the nation. The Crimson Tide reclaimed the top spot in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday after beating previously top-ranked Georgia. ...

AP source: Oklahoma targeting Clemson's Venables as coach

Dec. 05, 2021 10:39 AM EST

Oklahoma is targeting Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables to be its new head coach, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Oklahoma was “going hard after” Venables and an agreement could be reached later Sunday, said the...

Wake Forest coach: NCAA should review rules on fake slides

Dec. 05, 2021 09:53 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said the NCAA needs to review its rules on whether quarterbacks should be allowed to “fake slide” after escaping the pocket. Clawson’s statement came after his team’s 45-21 loss to Pittsburgh in the Atlantic...

Cal's defense rises up, hands USC fourth straight loss

Dec. 05, 2021 03:20 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Trey Paster scored on a 55-yard fumble return in the second quarter, California’s defense made a clutch stop near the goal line, and the Golden Bears held off Southern California 24-14 in the season finale for both teams. Christopher Brooks...

No. 17 Pitt rolls by No. 18 Wake Forest 45-21 for ACC title

Dec. 05, 2021 01:34 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Erick Hallett II saw the receiver running to his side and knew the ball was coming his way. He cut in front to snag a jumping interception and began sprinting for the end zone with the ball clutched in his right hand — then extended the ball as...

Davis, S. Dakota St. eliminate No. 4 seed Sac State, 24-19

Dec. 05, 2021 01:23 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Davis had 19 carries for 108 yards and two touchdowns, Pierre Strong added 73 yards rushing and a score, and South Dakota State beat No. 4 seed Sacramento State 24-19 on Saturday night in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Un-seeded...

No. 2 Michigan takes Big Ten in rout, makes playoff pitch

Dec. 05, 2021 01:01 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan ignored the preseason predictions, the early poll snub and especially the critics who thought the program’s best days were long gone. Instead they set out to prove everybody wrong. On Saturday, they did. Hassan Haskins...

Pitt QB Pickett's stock surging after ACC championship

Dec. 05, 2021 00:44 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett has the records — and now he has an Atlantic Coast Conference championship to go along with them. Pickett’s ascent to a likely Heisman Trophy candidate and a prospective first-round NFL draft pick took another big...

CFP Takeaways: Bearcats belong; Tide proves doubters wrong

Dec. 05, 2021 00:31 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati proved it belonged, Alabama showed it should never be doubted and Jim Harbaugh finally delivered Michigan fans the season they have been craving. The College Football Playoff picture easily fell into place Saturday as the Bearcats...