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No. 4 Oklahoma beats TCU 52-31 in Williams’ starting debut

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Caleb Williams had a big starting debut for No. 4 Oklahoma, throwing for 295 yards and four touchdowns and running for another score in the Sooners’ 52-31 victory over TCU on Saturday night. The freshman from Washington, D.C., unseated Spencer...

Hall, Purdy lead Iowa State past Kansas State, 33-20

Oct. 17, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Breece Hall rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns and Brock Purdy was an efficient 22-of-25 for 208 yards and a score as Iowa State downed Kansas State 33-20 Saturday night. The Cyclones gained 210 yards on the ground and 208 yards through the...

A-Smith 3 TDs, Baylor beats future B12 foe, No. 19 BYU 38-24

Oct. 16, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Abram Smith and Dillon Doyle were quite a 1-2 running punch for Baylor, providing future Big 12 foe and 19th-ranked BYU a glimpse at what the Cougars could face in their new conference. Smith ran for 188 yards with three touchdowns, while linebacker...

Colombi, Texas Tech run all over Kansas in 41-14 drubbing

Oct. 16, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Henry Colombi threw for a touchdown, ran for another as Texas Tech had four rushing touchdowns in a 41-14 win over Kansas on Saturday afternoon. Colombi was 14-for-20 passing for 124 yards and added 35 rushing yards while Jason Bean was 11-for-21...

No 12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat No. 25 Texas 32-24

Oct. 16, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a big early deficit on the road at Texas, Oklahoma State leaned on the two things that had kept the Cowboys undefeated so far: defense and a punishing run game that could grind out the final quarter. Eventually the Longhorns folded. Again. ...

No. 4 Oklahoma takes QB controversy into matchup with TCU

Oct. 15, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

TCU (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) at Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 16-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma has...

Week 7 preview: UGA looks to avoid another upset of No. 1

Oct. 15, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era. Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year...

Former Kansas football coach Beaty withdrawn from NCAA case

Oct. 14, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty is no longer part of an NCAA infractions case against the school, according to the independent agency investigating the case. Marc Quigley of the Independent Accountability Review Process' Complex Case Unit...

No. 19 BYU and Baylor both 5-1 for B12 preview with reunions

Oct. 14, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — There will be a Big 12 preview for BYU and personal reunions among several coaches when the 19th-ranked Cougars play at Baylor two years before they officially join the conference. Baylor coach Dave Aranda appreciates the longer-term view of becoming...

No. 19 BYU looking to rebound in Big 12 preview at Baylor

Oct. 14, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

No. 19 BYU (5-1) at Baylor (5-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Baylor by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A Big 12 preview for BYU, which will end...