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Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, center, pulls down a reception between Missouri's Tyree Gillespie, right, and Ishmael Burdine, left, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 2 Alabama's electric WR Waddle taking on bigger role

Sep. 28, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

Jaylen Waddle has been one of the nation's most dangerous return men, and a big-play receiver since first stepping on the football field for Alabama. The only thing holding him back: Four star receivers, one ball. There's still only one ball for the second-ranked Crimson Tide, but Waddle is higher on...

Alabama city removes Confederate monument following vote

Sep. 28, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city has removed a 115-year-old Confederate monument following a vote by city leaders that was prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and the legacy of the Civil War. Workers with the city of Anniston began removing the stone obelisk from the grassy median...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Clemson during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Glendale, Ariz. When Fields got together with some of his teammates last Saturday to watch college football on TV, the mood was dark. “Distraught,” Fields said. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten back in poll, not on field

Sep. 28, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

There was no way this was going to turn out anything but odd, and it's not going to get easier going forward. The college football season will not have all 10 FBS conferences playing until the first week of November. In the Associated Press college football poll, however, all Division I teams that plan to play in...

FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State, left, and Michigan players line up at the line of scrimmage in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten's third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference's regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

AP Top 25: Big Ten and Pac-12 return to most unusual poll

Sep. 27, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State and No. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks before they start playing, creating a Top 25 as unusual as this season. At the top of the rankings this week, Clemson remained No. 1 with 55 first-place votes, followed by Alabama at No. 2...

POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.

Sep. 27, 2020 2:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.
BYU quarterback Zach Wilson throws a pass during the first half against Troy in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)

Wilson throws for 392 yards, No. 18 BYU routs Troy 48-7

Sep. 27, 2020 2:56 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for a career-high 392 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 18 BYU to a 48-7 victory over Troy on Saturday night. Wilson’s previous career high was 317 passing yards against Western Michigan in the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Against Troy, he completed 23 of...

Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, center, pulls down a reception between Missouri's Tyree Gillespie, right, and Ishmael Burdine, left, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 2 Crimson Tide rolls on offense to 38-19 win over Mizzou

Sep. 26, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nick Saban has never lost a season opener while coaching Alabama. Then again, he'd never had one like this. Yet despite an offseason largely scrapped by the coronavirus pandemic, and a delayed start to the season, Saban's second-ranked Crimson Tide looked just fine as they began their...

Auburn wide receiver Seth Williams (18) catches a pass for a touchdown over Kentucky defensive back Kelvin Joseph (1) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

Sep. 26, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The first half ended with both teams feeling as if they were robbed of touchdowns. The second half was about Bo Nix, Seth Williams and Auburn's passing game. Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Sarah Collins Rudolph and her husband, George Rudolph, discuss their worries about the upcoming Donald Trump presidency in their home in Birmingham, Ala..  Rudolph, the survivor of the 1963 church bombing that killed four little girls, is seeking an apology and restitution from the state of Alabama.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution

Sep. 26, 2020 8:29 AM EDT

More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black girls. The “fifth little girl,” Sarah Collins Rudolph, survived but still has shards of glass in her body from the blast that took her sister, her right eye and her dreams of...

File-Miami quarterback D'Eriq King (1) leaps for a second-quarter touchdown against UAB during an NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. King will lead Miami against Florida State Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP, File)

Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins

Sep. 25, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

The stakes have not recently been what they used to be for the Florida State-Miami rivalry, but the Seminoles and Hurricanes usually put on a good show. Before Miami won easily last year, the ‘Canes and ’Noles played five straight games decided by five points or fewer. A pandemic-altered college...